Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 268 254
Rank change year-on-year -35 -14 +71
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 60 93 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.75% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.83% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 51 71 43
North West median annual salary £52,000 £51,500 £50,429
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.97% +2.12% +1.98%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +9.52%

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 11,497 11,148 10,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.34% 90.38% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9,130 9,322 8,902
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Cheshire -24 27 £50,000 -16.67%
Manchester -15 21 £55,000 +20.88% 3
Merseyside +10 5 £31,500 -38.24% 3
Lancashire +3 5 £38,000 -27.62% 2
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 32 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 31 (51.67%) Information Security
3 26 (43.33%) CISSP
4 25 (41.67%) Information Security Management
5 20 (33.33%) Finance
6 19 (31.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (26.67%) Network Security
7 16 (26.67%) Security Operations
8 15 (25.00%) CISM
9 14 (23.33%) Smart Meter
9 14 (23.33%) Security Architecture
10 13 (21.67%) Protective Monitoring
10 13 (21.67%) Information Assurance
10 13 (21.67%) Digital Forensics
10 13 (21.67%) Malware Analysis
10 13 (21.67%) GCIH
10 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (21.67%) GIAC
11 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (20.00%) ISMS
12 11 (18.33%) Project Management
13 10 (16.67%) Degree
13 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (16.67%) GDPR
14 9 (15.00%) Data Protection
14 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
14 9 (15.00%) Business Continuity
14 9 (15.00%) Data Security
14 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Infor CloudSuite
1 1 (1.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) IaaS
1 3 (5.00%) PaaS
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) Network Security
2 5 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) DHCP
3 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 4 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (5.00%) SAN
4 3 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
5 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 4 (6.67%) MySQL
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) GIS
3 1 (1.67%) Power BI
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Legal
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) Security Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Security Analyst
5 10 (16.67%) Information Manager
5 10 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
5 10 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
5 10 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Architect
8 4 (6.67%) CISSP Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Data Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Domain Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Information Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) JNI
2 1 (1.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 32 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 14 (23.33%) Smart Meter
3 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Taxonomies
5 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (5.00%) Smart Energy
6 2 (3.33%) PMI
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.67%) CESG
7 1 (1.67%) PKI
7 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Information Security
2 25 (41.67%) Information Security Management
3 16 (26.67%) Security Operations
4 14 (23.33%) Security Architecture
5 13 (21.67%) Digital Forensics
5 13 (21.67%) Information Assurance
5 13 (21.67%) Malware Analysis
5 13 (21.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (20.00%) ISMS
7 11 (18.33%) Project Management
8 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (15.00%) Business Continuity
9 9 (15.00%) Data Protection
9 9 (15.00%) Data Security
10 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (11.67%) Analytics
11 7 (11.67%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) VB
3 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.33%) C
4 2 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) CISSP
2 15 (25.00%) CISM
3 13 (21.67%) GCIH
3 13 (21.67%) GIAC
4 10 (16.67%) Degree
5 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.67%) CISA
7 5 (8.33%) CRISC
7 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.33%) Master's Degree
9 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.67%) CCENT
10 1 (1.67%) CCNA
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.67%) CITP
10 1 (1.67%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.67%) IISP
10 1 (1.67%) MCSE
10 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.67%) GDPR
3 5 (8.33%) ISO 9001
4 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.33%) ISO 14001
5 2 (3.33%) ISO 22301
5 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.67%) COBIT
6 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
3 2 (3.33%) Wyse
4 1 (1.67%) Capita
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) Infor
4 1 (1.67%) NetIQ