Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 310 283
Rank change year-on-year +92 -27 +30
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 148 53 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.24% 0.41% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.44% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 116 42 57
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +9.47% -5.00%
10th Percentile £38,000 £42,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £62,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 10,884 11,925 10,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.97% 91.14% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8,751 9,507 8,953
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%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in the North West

Security Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Security Management in the North West

Security Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in the North West over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Management in the North West

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 Security Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 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 +53 80 £60,000 +15.38% 8
Merseyside +45 31 £60,000 +90.48% 2
Cheshire +18 22 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Lancashire - 15 £40,250 - 1
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing 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 Security Management.

1 107 (72.30%) CISSP
2 104 (70.27%) Information Security
3 95 (64.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 81 (54.73%) Risk Management
5 69 (46.62%) Incident Management
6 67 (45.27%) SIEM
6 67 (45.27%) Windows
7 66 (44.59%) Penetration Testing
8 64 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (42.57%) Linux
9 63 (42.57%) Degree
10 53 (35.81%) Amazon AWS
10 53 (35.81%) Information Security Management
11 51 (34.46%) Microsoft
11 51 (34.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 50 (33.78%) Network Security
13 49 (33.11%) Active Directory
13 49 (33.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 49 (33.11%) Data Loss Prevention
14 47 (31.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 47 (31.76%) OWASP
15 46 (31.08%) Management Information System
16 44 (29.73%) ITIL
17 33 (22.30%) CISA
17 33 (22.30%) GDPR
18 32 (21.62%) Firewall
18 32 (21.62%) ISMS
19 30 (20.27%) Business Continuity
20 29 (19.59%) Vulnerability Management
21 27 (18.24%) Data Protection

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.68%) Apache
1 1 (0.68%) IIS
1 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (7.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 53 (35.81%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (34.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (33.78%) Network Security
2 32 (21.62%) Firewall
3 19 (12.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (11.49%) Cisco IOS
4 17 (11.49%) WAN
5 15 (10.14%) Cisco ISE
5 15 (10.14%) LAN
5 15 (10.14%) Wireless
6 14 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (9.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (9.46%) VoIP
7 13 (8.78%) Cisco Wireless
7 13 (8.78%) IPsec
7 13 (8.78%) MPLS
7 13 (8.78%) Multicast
7 13 (8.78%) SSL
7 13 (8.78%) VPN
8 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
9 7 (4.73%) Internet
10 2 (1.35%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.68%) GIS
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.35%) Maven
1 2 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (16.89%) Finance
2 22 (14.86%) Legal
3 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.38%) Publishing
5 4 (2.70%) Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (52.03%) Security Manager
2 66 (44.59%) Information Manager
2 66 (44.59%) Information Security Manager
3 25 (16.89%) Analyst
4 22 (14.86%) Security Analyst
5 19 (12.84%) Network Engineer
6 18 (12.16%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (10.81%) Security Engineer
8 14 (9.46%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (9.46%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 14 (9.46%) Senior Security Engineer
9 12 (8.11%) Information Analyst
9 12 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (5.41%) Compliance Manager
10 8 (5.41%) Security Compliance Manager
11 6 (4.05%) Head of Security
11 6 (4.05%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) Security Operations Analyst
12 5 (3.38%) Developer
12 5 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.35%) .NET
1 2 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (31.08%) Management Information System
2 18 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.78%) CESG
4 11 (7.43%) Smart Meter
5 8 (5.41%) Life Science
6 5 (3.38%) PKI
7 4 (2.70%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.35%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) CCTV
9 1 (0.68%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.27%) Windows
2 63 (42.57%) Linux
3 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (70.27%) Information Security
2 81 (54.73%) Risk Management
3 69 (46.62%) Incident Management
4 67 (45.27%) SIEM
5 66 (44.59%) Penetration Testing
6 53 (35.81%) Information Security Management
7 49 (33.11%) Data Loss Prevention
7 49 (33.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 47 (31.76%) OWASP
9 44 (29.73%) ITIL
10 32 (21.62%) ISMS
11 30 (20.27%) Business Continuity
12 29 (19.59%) Vulnerability Management
13 27 (18.24%) Data Protection
14 21 (14.19%) Information Security Governance
14 21 (14.19%) Security Operations
15 19 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (12.84%) High Availability
15 19 (12.84%) Proactive Monitoring
16 18 (12.16%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.35%) C#
2 2 (1.35%) C++
2 2 (1.35%) Java
2 2 (1.35%) PHP
2 2 (1.35%) Ruby
2 2 (1.35%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (72.30%) CISSP
2 64 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (42.57%) Degree
4 47 (31.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 33 (22.30%) CISA
6 23 (15.54%) CISM
7 17 (11.49%) CCNP
8 13 (8.78%) CREST Certified
9 12 (8.11%) CCDP
10 7 (4.73%) GCIH
10 7 (4.73%) GIAC
11 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.35%) SANS
13 1 (0.68%) CCIE
13 1 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.68%) GSLC
13 1 (0.68%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 1 (0.68%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (64.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (22.30%) GDPR
3 12 (8.11%) PCI DSS
4 11 (7.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (6.08%) ISO 9001
6 8 (5.41%) IASME
7 6 (4.05%) COBIT
8 4 (2.70%) ISO 22301
9 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 49 (33.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.78%) Firmware
3 2 (1.35%) Docker
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.43%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (7.43%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (7.43%) Nessus
1 11 (7.43%) TrustSec
2 2 (1.35%) Ansible
2 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.35%) Puppet
2 2 (1.35%) Terraform
3 1 (0.68%) CASB
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 51 (34.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.86%) Cisco
3 4 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.03%) IronPort
4 3 (2.03%) Symantec
5 2 (1.35%) Darktrace
5 2 (1.35%) Dell KACE
5 2 (1.35%) Forcepoint
5 2 (1.35%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle
5 2 (1.35%) Sophos
5 2 (1.35%) Trend Micro
6 1 (0.68%) Aruba
6 1 (0.68%) F5
6 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.68%) Juniper
6 1 (0.68%) Meraki
6 1 (0.68%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.68%) VMware