Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 287 316
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29 +23
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 64 70 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.64% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 62 33
North West median annual salary £52,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.97% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £42,375 £32,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,225 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% -4.55% +14.58%

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 11451 10880 11734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.64% 89.25% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9099 9100 9619
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,950
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -22 38 £52,000 +1.96% 3
Cheshire -5 21 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Merseyside -3 3 £31,500 -39.21% 1
Lancashire -4 2 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 39 (60.94%) Information Security
2 34 (53.13%) CISSP
3 30 (46.88%) Information Security Management
3 30 (46.88%) Management Information System
3 30 (46.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (45.31%) Finance
5 26 (40.63%) CISM
6 17 (26.56%) Project Management
7 15 (23.44%) ISMS
7 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (21.88%) CISA
9 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (20.31%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (20.31%) GDPR
10 12 (18.75%) CRISC
10 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 12 (18.75%) Degree
10 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.19%) Firewall
12 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (15.63%) Smart Meter
13 9 (14.06%) Information Assurance
13 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
13 9 (14.06%) Windows
13 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
14 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
14 8 (12.50%) LAN
14 8 (12.50%) WAN
14 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
14 8 (12.50%) SaaS

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) SaaS
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) IaaS
3 4 (6.25%) PaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Firewall
2 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.50%) LAN
3 8 (12.50%) WAN
4 7 (10.94%) DHCP
4 7 (10.94%) DNS
4 7 (10.94%) Network Security
4 7 (10.94%) SAN
5 3 (4.69%) Internet
6 1 (1.56%) ATM
6 1 (1.56%) Broadband
6 1 (1.56%) DSL
6 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.56%) Intranet
6 1 (1.56%) SMS
6 1 (1.56%) VLAN
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.56%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) AppScan
1 1 (1.56%) sqlmap
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Analyst
1 19 (29.69%) Security Manager
2 17 (26.56%) Information Manager
3 16 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 14 (21.88%) Information Security Manager
5 10 (15.63%) Information Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Information Security Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) CISSP Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Risk Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Security Operations Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Service Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Technical Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Technical Services Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Security Consultant
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Information Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) CGI
2 1 (1.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.88%) Management Information System
2 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (15.63%) Smart Meter
4 6 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (6.25%) Smart Energy
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.56%) CESG
7 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.56%) PMI
7 1 (1.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
2 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Information Security
2 30 (46.88%) Information Security Management
3 17 (26.56%) Project Management
4 15 (23.44%) ISMS
5 13 (20.31%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (14.06%) Information Assurance
9 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 8 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
9 8 (12.50%) Server Hardening
10 7 (10.94%) Analytics
10 7 (10.94%) Data Analytics
10 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
10 7 (10.94%) Process Management
10 7 (10.94%) Security Architecture
10 7 (10.94%) Security Operations
10 7 (10.94%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.25%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) CISSP
2 26 (40.63%) CISM
3 14 (21.88%) CISA
4 12 (18.75%) CRISC
4 12 (18.75%) Degree
5 6 (9.38%) GCIH
5 6 (9.38%) GIAC
6 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (6.25%) Master's Degree
7 4 (6.25%) MCSE
7 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) CITP
10 1 (1.56%) IISP
10 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (20.31%) GDPR
3 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
4 4 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (6.25%) ISO 14001
4 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
4 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (6.25%) QA
4 4 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.13%) COBIT
6 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.56%) GMP
6 1 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.56%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.38%) Terminal Services
3 6 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Nagios
1 1 (1.56%) Netcool
1 1 (1.56%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
3 6 (9.38%) Wyse
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Capita
6 1 (1.56%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Mitel
6 1 (1.56%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.56%) Sage
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.56%) Sonus
6 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard