Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 306 289
Rank change year-on-year +95 -17 +22
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 158 67 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.34% 0.51% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.55% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 135 55 64
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,000 £51,660
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +0.66% +8.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,087 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,250 £64,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 10,663 12,082 11,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.59% 91.12% 91.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8,583 9,609 9,367
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 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +95 121 £60,000 +15.38% 5
Cheshire +31 21 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Merseyside +10 9 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Lancashire +13 7 £51,250 +13.89%
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 142 (89.87%) Information Security
2 126 (79.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 112 (70.89%) CISSP
4 111 (70.25%) Incident Management
5 110 (69.62%) Risk Management
6 86 (54.43%) Penetration Testing
7 85 (53.80%) Windows
8 84 (53.16%) SIEM
9 83 (52.53%) Microsoft
10 81 (51.27%) Linux
11 80 (50.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 80 (50.63%) Amazon AWS
12 79 (50.00%) Degree
13 78 (49.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 78 (49.37%) Active Directory
13 78 (49.37%) Data Loss Prevention
14 77 (48.73%) Cisco Certification
15 76 (48.10%) OWASP
15 76 (48.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 48 (30.38%) Information Security Management
17 44 (27.85%) Management Information System
18 33 (20.89%) ITIL
18 33 (20.89%) ISMS
19 30 (18.99%) Finance
20 29 (18.35%) Data Protection
20 29 (18.35%) Network Security
20 29 (18.35%) GDPR
21 26 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
22 25 (15.82%) CISA
23 24 (15.19%) Legal

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 (0.63%) Apache
1 1 (0.63%) IIS
1 1 (0.63%) SAS
1 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (50.63%) Amazon AWS
1 80 (50.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.35%) Network Security
2 13 (8.23%) Firewall
3 4 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.90%) WAN
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.27%) MPLS
5 2 (1.27%) VPN
5 2 (1.27%) Wireless
6 1 (0.63%) ADSL
6 1 (0.63%) Broadband
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.63%) IPsec
6 1 (0.63%) LAN
6 1 (0.63%) Multicast
6 1 (0.63%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.63%) GIS
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.27%) Maven
1 2 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (18.99%) Finance
2 24 (15.19%) Legal
3 3 (1.90%) Banking
3 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (68.99%) Security Manager
2 100 (63.29%) Information Manager
2 100 (63.29%) Information Security Manager
3 18 (11.39%) Analyst
4 17 (10.76%) Security Analyst
5 13 (8.23%) Information Analyst
5 13 (8.23%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (5.06%) Head of Security
7 7 (4.43%) Consultant
7 7 (4.43%) Head of Operations
8 6 (3.80%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.16%) Information Security Consultant
10 3 (1.90%) Compliance Manager
10 3 (1.90%) Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.90%) Developer
10 3 (1.90%) Incident Manager
10 3 (1.90%) IT Manager
10 3 (1.90%) IT Security Manager
10 3 (1.90%) Security Compliance Manager
10 3 (1.90%) Security Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) .NET
1 2 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.85%) Management Information System
2 20 (12.66%) CESG
3 8 (5.06%) PKI
3 8 (5.06%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.90%) Life Science
5 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.63%) CCTV
6 1 (0.63%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 85 (53.80%) Windows
2 81 (51.27%) Linux
3 3 (1.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (89.87%) Information Security
2 111 (70.25%) Incident Management
3 110 (69.62%) Risk Management
4 86 (54.43%) Penetration Testing
5 84 (53.16%) SIEM
6 78 (49.37%) Data Loss Prevention
6 78 (49.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 76 (48.10%) OWASP
8 48 (30.38%) Information Security Management
9 33 (20.89%) ISMS
9 33 (20.89%) ITIL
10 29 (18.35%) Data Protection
11 26 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (15.19%) Due Diligence
13 23 (14.56%) Business Continuity
13 23 (14.56%) Information Security Governance
13 23 (14.56%) Internal Audit
14 22 (13.92%) Risk Analysis
14 22 (13.92%) Vulnerability Management
15 20 (12.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.27%) C#
2 2 (1.27%) C++
2 2 (1.27%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 112 (70.89%) CISSP
2 79 (50.00%) Degree
3 77 (48.73%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (48.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 25 (15.82%) CISA
6 20 (12.66%) CREST Certified
7 14 (8.86%) CISM
8 5 (3.16%) CISMP
9 3 (1.90%) ISACA
9 3 (1.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.27%) SANS
10 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.63%) CCDP
11 1 (0.63%) CCIE
11 1 (0.63%) CCNP
11 1 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.63%) GSLC
11 1 (0.63%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (79.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (18.35%) GDPR
3 8 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (5.06%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.90%) IASME
5 3 (1.90%) ISO 22301
6 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.27%) SLA
7 1 (0.63%) COBIT
7 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 78 (49.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Ansible
1 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.27%) Puppet
1 2 (1.27%) Terraform
2 1 (0.63%) CASB
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 83 (52.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.53%) JD Edwards
3 3 (1.90%) Cisco
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle
4 2 (1.27%) Sophos
5 1 (0.63%) Aruba
5 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Draytek
5 1 (0.63%) F5
5 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.63%) Infoblox
5 1 (0.63%) Juniper
5 1 (0.63%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.63%) Meraki
5 1 (0.63%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.63%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.63%) Splunk
5 1 (0.63%) Symantec
5 1 (0.63%) VMware