Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 312 265
Rank change year-on-year +125 -47 -17
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 160 60 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.54% 0.47% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.51% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 146 50 74
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -0.99% -8.18%
10th Percentile £45,625 £29,750 £33,975
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -8.70%

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 9,475 11,826 11,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.22% 92.44% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,602 9,452 9,401
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +127 128 £60,000 +5.26% 13
Cheshire +41 15 £72,500 +45.00% 7
Merseyside +21 10 £42,500 +34.92%
Lancashire +8 7 £55,000 +44.74%
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 147 (91.88%) Information Security
2 135 (84.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 123 (76.88%) Incident Management
3 123 (76.88%) CISSP
4 113 (70.63%) Risk Management
5 91 (56.88%) Penetration Testing
5 91 (56.88%) SIEM
6 88 (55.00%) Microsoft
7 87 (54.38%) Cisco Certification
8 86 (53.75%) Windows
8 86 (53.75%) Degree
9 84 (52.50%) Linux
10 83 (51.88%) Active Directory
10 83 (51.88%) OWASP
10 83 (51.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 83 (51.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 83 (51.88%) Amazon AWS
10 83 (51.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 83 (51.88%) Data Loss Prevention
11 48 (30.00%) Management Information System
12 45 (28.13%) Information Security Management
13 40 (25.00%) ITIL
14 29 (18.13%) ISMS
15 27 (16.88%) Finance
16 25 (15.63%) Network Security
16 25 (15.63%) Internal Audit
16 25 (15.63%) Due Diligence
17 24 (15.00%) Data Protection
18 23 (14.38%) Business Continuity
18 23 (14.38%) 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
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (51.88%) Amazon AWS
1 83 (51.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.63%) Network Security
2 10 (6.25%) Firewall
3 6 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.50%) MPLS
4 4 (2.50%) VPN
4 4 (2.50%) WAN
4 4 (2.50%) Wireless
5 3 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.88%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (1.88%) IPsec
5 3 (1.88%) LAN
5 3 (1.88%) Multicast
5 3 (1.88%) SSL
5 3 (1.88%) VoIP
6 1 (0.63%) ADSL
6 1 (0.63%) Broadband
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 27 (16.88%) Finance
2 23 (14.38%) Legal
3 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (71.88%) Security Manager
2 107 (66.88%) Information Manager
2 107 (66.88%) Information Security Manager
3 14 (8.75%) Analyst
3 14 (8.75%) Head of Operations
3 14 (8.75%) Head of Security
4 13 (8.13%) Security Analyst
5 10 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 10 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
6 7 (4.38%) Consultant
7 6 (3.75%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (3.75%) Security Consultant
8 4 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (2.50%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (1.88%) Incident Manager
9 3 (1.88%) IT Manager
9 3 (1.88%) IT Security Manager
9 3 (1.88%) Network Engineer
9 3 (1.88%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (1.88%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.88%) CESG
3 18 (11.25%) PKI
4 16 (10.00%) Smart Meter
5 7 (4.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.25%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.63%) CCTV
7 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 86 (53.75%) Windows
2 84 (52.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (91.88%) Information Security
2 123 (76.88%) Incident Management
3 113 (70.63%) Risk Management
4 91 (56.88%) Penetration Testing
4 91 (56.88%) SIEM
5 83 (51.88%) Data Loss Prevention
5 83 (51.88%) OWASP
5 83 (51.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 45 (28.13%) Information Security Management
7 40 (25.00%) ITIL
8 29 (18.13%) ISMS
9 25 (15.63%) Due Diligence
9 25 (15.63%) Internal Audit
10 24 (15.00%) Data Protection
11 23 (14.38%) Business Continuity
12 21 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (13.13%) Risk Analysis
13 20 (12.50%) Security Operations
14 19 (11.88%) Information Security Governance
14 19 (11.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.63%) C
1 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.63%) SQL
1 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (76.88%) CISSP
2 87 (54.38%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (53.75%) Degree
4 83 (51.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 22 (13.75%) CISA
6 19 (11.88%) CREST Certified
7 17 (10.63%) CISM
8 11 (6.88%) Security Cleared
9 10 (6.25%) CISMP
9 10 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (2.50%) CCNP
12 3 (1.88%) CRISC
12 3 (1.88%) GIAC
12 3 (1.88%) ISACA
13 2 (1.25%) CCDP
13 2 (1.25%) GCIH
14 1 (0.63%) CCIE
14 1 (0.63%) GCFE
14 1 (0.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (84.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (13.75%) GDPR
3 15 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 10 (6.25%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.25%) ISO 22301
6 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.25%) SLA
7 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 83 (51.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (1.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (1.88%) Nessus
2 1 (0.63%) CASB
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 88 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.13%) Cisco
3 2 (1.25%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.63%) Aruba
4 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.63%) Draytek
4 1 (0.63%) F5
4 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
4 1 (0.63%) Infoblox
4 1 (0.63%) Juniper
4 1 (0.63%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.63%) McAfee
4 1 (0.63%) Meraki
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle
4 1 (0.63%) Riverbed
4 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.63%) Sophos
4 1 (0.63%) Splunk
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec
4 1 (0.63%) VMware