The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Manager
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 201 225
Rank change year-on-year -28 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 42 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.61% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 22
Median salary £60,000 £51,625 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.22% -1.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,550 £42,650
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £66,800 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Security Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in the North West

Security Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Manager in the North West.

Salary trend for Security Manager in the North West

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in the North West

Security Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 27 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Cheshire -24 11 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Merseyside -11 1 - -
Security Manager
England

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 40 (64.52%) CISSP
2 39 (62.90%) Information Security
3 32 (51.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (41.94%) CISM
5 21 (33.87%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (30.65%) Finance
7 17 (27.42%) ITIL
8 16 (25.81%) Service Delivery
8 16 (25.81%) PCI DSS
9 14 (22.58%) Data Protection
9 14 (22.58%) Retail
9 14 (22.58%) CISA
10 13 (20.97%) CRISC
11 12 (19.35%) PRINCE2
12 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
12 11 (17.74%) Line Management
12 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
12 11 (17.74%) GDPR
13 10 (16.13%) Degree
14 9 (14.52%) Internet
15 8 (12.90%) SANS
15 8 (12.90%) Project Management
15 8 (12.90%) Security Management
15 8 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
16 7 (11.29%) ISMS
16 7 (11.29%) Security Operations
16 7 (11.29%) ISO 22301
17 6 (9.68%) Internet of Things
17 6 (9.68%) Coaching
17 6 (9.68%) Privileged Access Management

Security Manager Skill Set
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 2 (3.23%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) Network Security
3 2 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (1.61%) VLAN
4 1 (1.61%) VoIP
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Composer
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Legal
4 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Marketing
5 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.84%) Billing
6 3 (4.84%) Games
6 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.23%) Electronics
8 1 (1.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Internet of Things
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) CESG
6 1 (1.61%) PMI
6 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Information Security
2 21 (33.87%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (27.42%) ITIL
4 16 (25.81%) Service Delivery
5 14 (22.58%) Data Protection
6 12 (19.35%) PRINCE2
7 11 (17.74%) Line Management
7 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
8 8 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Project Management
8 8 (12.90%) Security Management
9 7 (11.29%) ISMS
9 7 (11.29%) Security Operations
10 6 (9.68%) Coaching
10 6 (9.68%) Information Security Governance
10 6 (9.68%) Information Security Management
10 6 (9.68%) Privileged Access Management
10 6 (9.68%) Security Architecture
10 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.68%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (64.52%) CISSP
2 26 (41.94%) CISM
3 14 (22.58%) CISA
4 13 (20.97%) CRISC
5 10 (16.13%) Degree
6 8 (12.90%) SANS
7 6 (9.68%) CISMP
8 4 (6.45%) CREST Certified
8 4 (6.45%) Tigerscheme
9 3 (4.84%) CHECK Team Member
9 3 (4.84%) Master's Degree
9 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (3.23%) CCNA
10 2 (3.23%) CCSP
10 2 (3.23%) CEH
10 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (3.23%) GCIA
10 2 (3.23%) GCIH
10 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (51.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (25.81%) PCI DSS
3 11 (17.74%) GDPR
4 7 (11.29%) ISO 22301
5 5 (8.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
7 3 (4.84%) ISO 14001
8 2 (3.23%) HIPAA
9 1 (1.61%) COBIT
9 1 (1.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) SAP
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco
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