Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Information Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Management over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 350 328
Rank change year-on-year +48 -22 +25
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 51 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 20 20
North West median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +27.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £47,000 £31,700
90th Percentile £76,250 £57,500 £61,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.54% +7.27% -4.35%

Information Security Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,731 11,880 10,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.99% 91.15% 90.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8,620 9,471 9,045
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Information Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in the North West

Information Security Management
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Management in the North West.

Salary trend for Information Security Management in the North West

Information Security Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security Management in the North West

Information Security Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Manchester +17 27 £55,000 +5.77%
Lancashire - 13 £44,000 -
Merseyside +24 10 £60,000 +90.48%
Cheshire -2 1 - -
Information Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 51 (100.00%) Security Management
1 51 (100.00%) Information Security
2 42 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (76.47%) CISSP
4 34 (66.67%) Management Information System
5 31 (60.78%) Risk Management
5 31 (60.78%) CISA
6 30 (58.82%) ISMS
7 28 (54.90%) GDPR
8 22 (43.14%) CISM
8 22 (43.14%) Data Protection
9 21 (41.18%) ITIL
9 21 (41.18%) Legal
10 20 (39.22%) Information Security Governance
11 18 (35.29%) Finance
11 18 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
12 17 (33.33%) Network Security
13 16 (31.37%) Internal Audit
13 16 (31.37%) Business Continuity
14 15 (29.41%) Incident Management
15 14 (27.45%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (27.45%) Cybersecurity
16 13 (25.49%) Due Diligence
17 12 (23.53%) Service Management
17 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (23.53%) CESG
17 12 (23.53%) CREST Certified
18 10 (19.61%) Security Operations
18 10 (19.61%) PCI DSS

Information Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) Network Security
2 10 (19.61%) Firewall
3 7 (13.73%) Internet
4 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.92%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (41.18%) Legal
2 18 (35.29%) Finance
3 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.80%) Publishing
5 1 (1.96%) Local Government
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Security Manager
2 15 (29.41%) Information Manager
2 15 (29.41%) Information Security Manager
3 13 (25.49%) Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Security Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Information Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Compliance Manager
5 8 (15.69%) Security Compliance Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Head of Security
7 3 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Quality Manager
8 2 (3.92%) CISSP Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Business Systems Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Information Officer
9 1 (1.96%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Security Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 34 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (23.53%) CESG
3 8 (15.69%) Life Science
4 4 (7.84%) Smart Energy
5 3 (5.88%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.92%) NHS
7 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Information Security
1 51 (100.00%) Security Management
2 31 (60.78%) Risk Management
3 30 (58.82%) ISMS
4 22 (43.14%) Data Protection
5 21 (41.18%) ITIL
6 20 (39.22%) Information Security Governance
7 18 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
9 16 (31.37%) Business Continuity
9 16 (31.37%) Internal Audit
10 15 (29.41%) Incident Management
11 14 (27.45%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (27.45%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (25.49%) Due Diligence
13 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (23.53%) Service Management
14 10 (19.61%) Security Operations
15 6 (11.76%) SIEM
16 5 (9.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
1 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (76.47%) CISSP
2 31 (60.78%) CISA
3 22 (43.14%) CISM
4 12 (23.53%) CREST Certified
5 5 (9.80%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) SANS
6 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (54.90%) GDPR
3 10 (19.61%) PCI DSS
4 9 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (17.65%) ISO 9001
5 8 (15.69%) IASME
6 5 (9.80%) COBIT
7 4 (7.84%) ISO 22301
8 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
9 1 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco
1 2 (3.92%) Darktrace
1 2 (3.92%) Dell KACE
1 2 (3.92%) Forcepoint
1 2 (3.92%) LogRhythm
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.92%) Symantec
1 2 (3.92%) Trend Micro
2 1 (1.96%) Sophos