The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £32,463 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 176 180
Rank change year-on-year -35 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.047% 0.20% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.20% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Median salary £32,463 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.84% -23.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4119 3432 3258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.79% 98.11% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13582 12221 12014
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) ISMS
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) COBIT
4 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (16.67%) Records Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
5 1 (16.67%) GDPR
5 1 (16.67%) CEH
5 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) ISMS
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (16.67%) Records Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR