Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Threat Detection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Threat Detection over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Threat Detection
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 368 352
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Threat Detection 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.018% 0.015% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.017% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
North West median annual salary £42,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.29% +7.69% +39.78%
10th Percentile £41,250 £56,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £86,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.49% -11.67% -

Threat Detection 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 10,213 11,945 11,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.04% 91.64% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8,195 9,512 9,505
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Threat Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Threat Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Threat Detection in the North West

Threat Detection
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Threat Detection in the North West

Threat Detection
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 Threat Detection within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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 +15 2 £42,500 -39.29%
Threat Detection
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Threat Detection 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 Threat Detection.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy

Threat Detection
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001