Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 348 310
Rank change year-on-year +22 -38 +43
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 33 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 25
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +11.89%
10th Percentile £38,000 £40,650 £31,850
90th Percentile £76,250 £63,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -12.50% +9.09%

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 11,210 11,628 10,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.47% 91.30% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9,026 9,530 8,495
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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
Lancashire +10 19 £38,000 -27.62%
Merseyside +12 9 £72,500 +45.00%
Manchester +9 5 £46,250 +2.78%
Information Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 33 (100.00%) Security Management
1 33 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (78.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 21 (63.64%) CISSP
5 19 (57.58%) CISM
6 18 (54.55%) CISA
7 16 (48.48%) Risk Management
7 16 (48.48%) ISO 9001
7 16 (48.48%) GDPR
8 14 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (39.39%) ISMS
10 11 (33.33%) Data Protection
10 11 (33.33%) Smart Energy
11 9 (27.27%) PCI DSS
11 9 (27.27%) QMS
11 9 (27.27%) Smart Meter
11 9 (27.27%) Quality Management
11 9 (27.27%) Legal
11 9 (27.27%) Security Operations
12 8 (24.24%) Information Security Governance
13 7 (21.21%) IASME
13 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
13 7 (21.21%) ITIL
13 7 (21.21%) Internet
13 7 (21.21%) Life Science
14 6 (18.18%) Finance
14 6 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (15.15%) Security Auditing
15 5 (15.15%) Publishing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
General
1 9 (27.27%) Legal
2 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
3 6 (18.18%) Finance
4 5 (15.15%) Publishing
5 2 (6.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Security Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Quality Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Compliance Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Head of Security
3 7 (21.21%) Security Compliance Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Information Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) CISSP Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Head of Information
6 2 (6.06%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Information Officer
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Security Officer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Officer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 11 (33.33%) Smart Energy
3 9 (27.27%) Smart Meter
4 7 (21.21%) Life Science
5 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Information Security
1 33 (100.00%) Security Management
2 16 (48.48%) Risk Management
3 14 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (39.39%) ISMS
5 11 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 9 (27.27%) QMS
6 9 (27.27%) Quality Management
6 9 (27.27%) Security Operations
7 8 (24.24%) Information Security Governance
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) Open Source
9 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
9 5 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) Security Auditing
10 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
11 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) CISSP
2 19 (57.58%) CISM
3 18 (54.55%) CISA
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CRISC
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (78.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (48.48%) GDPR
2 16 (48.48%) ISO 9001
3 9 (27.27%) PCI DSS
4 7 (21.21%) IASME
5 6 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (15.15%) COBIT
7 2 (6.06%) ISO 22301
7 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco
1 2 (6.06%) Darktrace
1 2 (6.06%) Dell KACE
1 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
1 2 (6.06%) LogRhythm
1 2 (6.06%) Symantec
1 2 (6.06%) Trend Micro
2 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard