Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 319 269
Rank change year-on-year +47 -50 +50
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 97 48 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 0.36% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.40% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 67 34 57
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.38% +3.50%
10th Percentile £34,750 £40,725 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £71,350
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +6.98%

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 11,283 12,032 10,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.12% 91.11% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,105 9,772 8,657
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +21 33 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Merseyside - 29 £60,000 - 2
Lancashire - 19 £38,000 - 1
Cheshire -21 15 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 54 (55.67%) CISSP
2 51 (52.58%) Information Security
3 42 (43.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (39.18%) Information Security Management
4 38 (39.18%) Management Information System
5 36 (37.11%) Network Security
6 30 (30.93%) ITIL
7 28 (28.87%) Risk Management
8 27 (27.84%) Business Continuity
8 27 (27.84%) Penetration Testing
8 27 (27.84%) Programme Delivery
9 26 (26.80%) Firewall
10 25 (25.77%) Windows
11 24 (24.74%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (24.74%) CISA
11 24 (24.74%) GDPR
11 24 (24.74%) SIEM
12 22 (22.68%) Degree
12 22 (22.68%) CISM
12 22 (22.68%) Cisco
13 21 (21.65%) Linux
13 21 (21.65%) Patch Management
14 20 (20.62%) Proactive Monitoring
14 20 (20.62%) Security Operations
14 20 (20.62%) High Availability
15 19 (19.59%) Vulnerability Management
16 18 (18.56%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (18.56%) Intrusion Detection
16 18 (18.56%) Incident Management

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 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (11.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.09%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) Network Security
2 26 (26.80%) Firewall
3 18 (18.56%) Cisco IOS
3 18 (18.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (17.53%) WAN
5 16 (16.49%) LAN
6 15 (15.46%) VoIP
6 15 (15.46%) Wireless
7 14 (14.43%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (14.43%) Cisco ISE
7 14 (14.43%) Cisco Wireless
7 14 (14.43%) IPsec
7 14 (14.43%) MPLS
7 14 (14.43%) Multicast
7 14 (14.43%) SSL
7 14 (14.43%) VPN
8 13 (13.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
10 7 (7.22%) Internet
11 3 (3.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) GIS
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.06%) Maven
1 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Legal
3 9 (9.28%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.15%) Publishing
5 3 (3.09%) Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Local Government
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Security Manager
2 20 (20.62%) Network Engineer
3 18 (18.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (17.53%) Information Manager
4 17 (17.53%) Information Security Manager
4 17 (17.53%) Security Engineer
5 15 (15.46%) Analyst
5 15 (15.46%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (14.43%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 14 (14.43%) Senior Security Engineer
7 13 (13.40%) Security Analyst
8 9 (9.28%) Compliance Manager
8 9 (9.28%) Security Compliance Manager
9 8 (8.25%) Architect
9 8 (8.25%) Data Architect
9 8 (8.25%) Domain Architect
10 7 (7.22%) Head of Security
11 6 (6.19%) Quality Manager
12 4 (4.12%) Information Security Analyst
12 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (39.18%) Management Information System
2 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.37%) Smart Meter
4 8 (8.25%) Life Science
4 8 (8.25%) Smart Energy
4 8 (8.25%) Taxonomies
5 4 (4.12%) PKI
6 3 (3.09%) CESG
7 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.03%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.77%) Windows
2 21 (21.65%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.58%) Information Security
2 38 (39.18%) Information Security Management
3 30 (30.93%) ITIL
4 28 (28.87%) Risk Management
5 27 (27.84%) Business Continuity
5 27 (27.84%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (27.84%) Programme Delivery
6 24 (24.74%) SIEM
7 21 (21.65%) Patch Management
8 20 (20.62%) High Availability
8 20 (20.62%) Proactive Monitoring
8 20 (20.62%) Security Operations
9 19 (19.59%) Vulnerability Management
10 18 (18.56%) Incident Management
11 17 (17.53%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (17.53%) ISMS
12 15 (15.46%) Data Protection
12 15 (15.46%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (15.46%) Network Management
12 15 (15.46%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) Java
1 2 (2.06%) PHP
1 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.06%) Ruby
2 1 (1.03%) C#
2 1 (1.03%) C++
2 1 (1.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (55.67%) CISSP
2 24 (24.74%) CISA
2 24 (24.74%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (22.68%) CISM
3 22 (22.68%) Degree
4 17 (17.53%) CCNP
5 11 (11.34%) CCDP
6 7 (7.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 7 (7.22%) GCIH
6 7 (7.22%) GIAC
7 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.09%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.03%) GSLC
9 1 (1.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (1.03%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (43.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (24.74%) GDPR
3 14 (14.43%) ISO 9001
4 11 (11.34%) PCI DSS
5 9 (9.28%) Data Quality
6 8 (8.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (8.25%) IASME
7 7 (7.22%) COBIT
8 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (2.06%) ISO 22301
10 1 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Firmware
2 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) Cisco CUCM
1 12 (12.37%) Cisco UCCX
1 12 (12.37%) Nessus
2 11 (11.34%) TrustSec
3 2 (2.06%) Ansible
3 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.06%) Puppet
3 2 (2.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Cisco
2 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) IronPort
4 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.06%) Darktrace
4 2 (2.06%) Dell KACE
4 2 (2.06%) Forcepoint
4 2 (2.06%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.06%) Symantec
4 2 (2.06%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.03%) Sage
5 1 (1.03%) Sophos
5 1 (1.03%) WatchGuard