Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 273 289
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 92 92 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.75% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.77% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 76 71
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -14.53%
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,625 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12799 11927 12584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10256 10029 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 -18 47 £55,000 - 2
Cheshire -17 27 £63,750 +6.25% 2
Merseyside +17 7 £45,000 -13.16%
Lancashire -1 7 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 67 (72.83%) Information Security
2 56 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (58.70%) CISSP
4 46 (50.00%) CISM
5 28 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (28.26%) CISA
7 25 (27.17%) GDPR
8 23 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 23 (25.00%) Finance
9 22 (23.91%) CRISC
9 22 (23.91%) PCI DSS
10 21 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (21.74%) Security Management
11 20 (21.74%) Project Management
12 18 (19.57%) Degree
13 17 (18.48%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (17.39%) Data Protection
15 15 (16.30%) Management Information System
16 14 (15.22%) Information Security Management
17 12 (13.04%) ITIL
18 11 (11.96%) Data Security
19 10 (10.87%) Internet
19 10 (10.87%) Retail
19 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (9.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
21 8 (8.70%) Business Continuity
21 8 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
21 8 (8.70%) Line Management
21 8 (8.70%) ISMS

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 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) SAP EP
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.09%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) IaaS
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
3 2 (2.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) Internet
2 7 (7.61%) Network Security
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.17%) LAN
3 2 (2.17%) WAN
3 2 (2.17%) Wireless
4 1 (1.09%) 3G
4 1 (1.09%) 4G
4 1 (1.09%) Intranet
4 1 (1.09%) SMS
4 1 (1.09%) VPN
4 1 (1.09%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Visual Composer
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Retail
3 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.43%) Legal
5 4 (4.35%) Front Office
5 4 (4.35%) Marketing
6 3 (3.26%) Banking
6 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.17%) Billing
7 2 (2.17%) Electronics
7 2 (2.17%) Games
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.35%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.09%) CCTV
7 1 (1.09%) CESG
7 1 (1.09%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.09%) Contactless
7 1 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.09%) iPhone
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) PKI
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.09%) VMS
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (72.83%) Information Security
2 28 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 21 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (21.74%) Project Management
5 20 (21.74%) Security Management
6 17 (18.48%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (17.39%) Data Protection
8 14 (15.22%) Information Security Management
9 12 (13.04%) ITIL
10 11 (11.96%) Data Security
11 8 (8.70%) Business Continuity
11 8 (8.70%) ISMS
11 8 (8.70%) Line Management
11 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
13 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (58.70%) CISSP
2 46 (50.00%) CISM
3 26 (28.26%) CISA
4 22 (23.91%) CRISC
5 18 (19.57%) Degree
6 6 (6.52%) Master's Degree
6 6 (6.52%) SANS
7 5 (5.43%) CEH
7 5 (5.43%) CREST Certified
7 5 (5.43%) Tigerscheme
8 4 (4.35%) CISMP
8 4 (4.35%) OSCP
8 4 (4.35%) SSCP
9 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (3.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 2 (2.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (1.09%) CHECK Team Member
11 1 (1.09%) IISP
11 1 (1.09%) ISACA
11 1 (1.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (27.17%) GDPR
3 22 (23.91%) PCI DSS
4 9 (9.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (7.61%) ISO 22301
6 6 (6.52%) ISO 14001
6 6 (6.52%) ISO 9001
7 5 (5.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (2.17%) COBIT
9 2 (2.17%) HIPAA
10 1 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
10 1 (1.09%) GMP
10 1 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (3.26%) Capita
1 3 (3.26%) Cisco
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.17%) SAP
2 2 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.09%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (1.09%) Apple
3 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.09%) NetApp
3 1 (1.09%) Veeam