Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

IT Security Manager
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 345 329
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 20 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 35
North West median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% -14.53%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £70,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% +13.04% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12799 11927 12584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10256 10029 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured IT Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in the North West

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IT Security Manager in the North West

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Manager in the North West

IT Security Manager
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 IT Security Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Cheshire -24 11 £67,500 -
Manchester -14 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Merseyside +21 3 £45,000 -30.77%
Lancashire +2 1 £35,000 -
IT Security Manager
England

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT Security Manager 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 North West region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (50.00%) CISM
3 9 (45.00%) Information Security
4 8 (40.00%) CISSP
5 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
6 6 (30.00%) Supplier Management
6 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) CEH
8 4 (20.00%) OWASP
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) OSCP
8 4 (20.00%) Tigerscheme
8 4 (20.00%) CREST Certified
8 4 (20.00%) GDPR
9 3 (15.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco
10 2 (10.00%) Logistics
10 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
10 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) WAN
10 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
10 2 (10.00%) SAP
10 2 (10.00%) Project Management
10 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing

IT Security Manager Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Composer
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (45.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) OWASP
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISM
2 8 (40.00%) CISSP
3 5 (25.00%) CEH
4 4 (20.00%) CREST Certified
4 4 (20.00%) OSCP
4 4 (20.00%) Tigerscheme
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 2 (10.00%) CRISC
6 2 (10.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (10.00%) SANS
7 1 (5.00%) CISA
7 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (5.00%) MBCS
7 1 (5.00%) MCSE
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (20.00%) GDPR
4 2 (10.00%) ISO 14001
4 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (5.00%) COBIT
5 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware