Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £33,732 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Officer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 280 265
Rank change year-on-year -16 -15 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 9 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.054% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.055% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Manchester median annual salary £33,732 £41,250 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.23% -19.90% +14.44%
10th Percentile £28,989 £35,750 £44,250
90th Percentile £91,750 £59,875 £56,850
North West median annual salary £40,000 £61,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -34.69% +16.67% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7669 7211 7181
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.45% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6368 6193 5978
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Security Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Security Officer in Manchester

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Security Officer in Manchester

Security Officer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Officer in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Officer in Manchester

Security Officer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 -
Security Officer
North West

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Software Licensing
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (55.56%) ANSYS
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) CISA
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) ISMS
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Security
6 1 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Front Office
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Software Licensing
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Data Security
5 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Internal Audit
5 1 (11.11%) ISMS
5 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISA
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) ANSYS
2 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft