Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 290 307
Rank change year-on-year -15 +17 +29
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 68 80 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.64% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 56 66 32
North West median annual salary £52,000 £51,660 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.66% +8.76% -5.00%
10th Percentile £38,615 £32,500 £26,875
90th Percentile £61,875 £65,000 £64,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 11869 11198 11717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.82% 89.75% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9443 9353 9678
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Manchester -18 39 £52,000 +2.97% 3
Cheshire -16 21 £53,750 -10.42% 2
Merseyside +2 4 £31,500 -38.83%
Lancashire -4 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 44 (64.71%) Information Security
2 35 (51.47%) Information Security Management
3 33 (48.53%) Management Information System
4 31 (45.59%) CISSP
4 31 (45.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (41.18%) Finance
6 24 (35.29%) CISM
7 20 (29.41%) Project Management
8 19 (27.94%) ISMS
9 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (23.53%) GDPR
11 15 (22.06%) CISA
12 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
13 13 (19.12%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (17.65%) Degree
15 11 (16.18%) Smart Meter
15 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (16.18%) Firewall
16 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
16 10 (14.71%) CRISC
16 10 (14.71%) Data Protection
16 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
17 9 (13.24%) Analytics
17 9 (13.24%) Security Operations
17 9 (13.24%) Data Analytics
17 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
17 9 (13.24%) Windows
17 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
18 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange

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 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Infor CloudSuite
1 1 (1.47%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (1.47%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) SaaS
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.88%) IaaS
4 3 (4.41%) PaaS
5 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) Firewall
2 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.76%) LAN
3 8 (11.76%) Network Security
3 8 (11.76%) WAN
4 7 (10.29%) DHCP
4 7 (10.29%) DNS
4 7 (10.29%) SAN
5 3 (4.41%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) Intranet
6 1 (1.47%) VLAN
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
6 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) GIS
3 1 (1.47%) Power BI
General
1 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.35%) Legal
4 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Analyst
2 20 (29.41%) Security Manager
3 17 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 16 (23.53%) Information Manager
5 15 (22.06%) Information Security Manager
6 10 (14.71%) Information Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) Senior Security Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) CISSP Manager
7 7 (10.29%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Service Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Services Manager
9 5 (7.35%) IT Manager
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Information Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Operations Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) CGI
2 1 (1.47%) J2EE
2 1 (1.47%) JNI
2 1 (1.47%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 33 (48.53%) Management Information System
2 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (16.18%) Smart Meter
4 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.88%) Smart Energy
6 3 (4.41%) PMI
6 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.94%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.47%) CESG
8 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
2 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Information Security
2 35 (51.47%) Information Security Management
3 20 (29.41%) Project Management
4 19 (27.94%) ISMS
5 13 (19.12%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (14.71%) Data Protection
7 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
8 9 (13.24%) Analytics
8 9 (13.24%) Data Analytics
8 9 (13.24%) Security Operations
9 8 (11.76%) Information Assurance
9 8 (11.76%) Security Architecture
9 8 (11.76%) Server Hardening
10 7 (10.29%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (10.29%) Malware Analysis
10 7 (10.29%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (10.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) VB
3 3 (4.41%) C
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) CISSP
2 24 (35.29%) CISM
3 15 (22.06%) CISA
4 12 (17.65%) Degree
5 10 (14.71%) CRISC
6 7 (10.29%) GCIH
6 7 (10.29%) GIAC
7 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (5.88%) Master's Degree
8 4 (5.88%) MCSE
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
9 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.47%) CITP
11 1 (1.47%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (45.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (23.53%) GDPR
3 5 (7.35%) PCI DSS
4 4 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (5.88%) ISO 14001
4 4 (5.88%) ISO 9001
4 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (5.88%) QA
4 4 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (4.41%) Data Quality
6 2 (2.94%) COBIT
6 2 (2.94%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.47%) GMP
7 1 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.82%) Terminal Services
3 6 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (8.82%) Wyse
4 3 (4.41%) VMware
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) Capita
6 1 (1.47%) Infor
6 1 (1.47%) Mitel
6 1 (1.47%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.47%) Sage
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard