The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £56,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
England / North West
Rank 229 200 239
Rank change year-on-year -29 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 20 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.69% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 21
Median salary £56,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £30,157
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.34%  

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 5942 5517 6390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.04% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 4631 5150
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 -34 13 £56,000 -18.24% 3
Cheshire - 6 £57,500 - 1
Merseyside -6 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Security Manager
England

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 44 (73.33%) Information Security
2 30 (50.00%) CISSP
3 27 (45.00%) Finance
4 23 (38.33%) CISM
4 23 (38.33%) PCI DSS
5 21 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (35.00%) Security Management
6 19 (31.67%) Risk Management
7 17 (28.33%) Information Security Management
7 17 (28.33%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (25.00%) Network Security
9 14 (23.33%) Incident Management
9 14 (23.33%) Security Operations
10 13 (21.67%) Service Delivery
11 12 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
12 11 (18.33%) Business Continuity
13 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (13.33%) Law
14 8 (13.33%) CISA
14 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (13.33%) ITIL
14 8 (13.33%) Data Management
14 8 (13.33%) Analytics
14 8 (13.33%) Security Testing
15 7 (11.67%) Banking
15 7 (11.67%) Degree
15 7 (11.67%) Service Management
16 6 (10.00%) Firewall
16 6 (10.00%) ISMS
16 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) Network Security
2 6 (10.00%) Firewall
3 4 (6.67%) DHCP
3 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 4 (6.67%) Internet
3 4 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (6.67%) LAN
3 4 (6.67%) VLAN
3 4 (6.67%) WAN
3 4 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 27 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Law
3 7 (11.67%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
5 4 (6.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Local Government
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Unix
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) Information Security
2 21 (35.00%) Security Management
3 19 (31.67%) Risk Management
4 17 (28.33%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (28.33%) Information Security Management
5 14 (23.33%) Incident Management
5 14 (23.33%) Security Operations
6 13 (21.67%) Service Delivery
7 12 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (18.33%) Business Continuity
9 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (13.33%) Analytics
10 8 (13.33%) Data Management
10 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (13.33%) ITIL
10 8 (13.33%) Security Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Service Management
12 6 (10.00%) ISMS
12 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 30 (50.00%) CISSP
2 23 (38.33%) CISM
3 8 (13.33%) CISA
4 7 (11.67%) Degree
5 4 (6.67%) CEH
6 3 (5.00%) CREST Certified
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.33%) CCNA
7 2 (3.33%) CCSP
7 2 (3.33%) CIMA
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.33%) CLAS
7 2 (3.33%) GCIA
7 2 (3.33%) GCIH
7 2 (3.33%) ISEB
7 2 (3.33%) OSCP
7 2 (3.33%) Postgraduate
7 2 (3.33%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (1.67%) CISMP
8 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) PCI DSS
2 21 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.00%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.67%) COBIT
4 1 (1.67%) GDPR
4 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.67%) QA
4 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Intel
1 1 (1.67%) SAP
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