Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 1.75% 4.27% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 5.43% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Salford median annual salary - £48,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +40.00%
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +8.72%

Information Security 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 Salford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 171 92 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 100.00% 78.63% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 121 77 63
Salford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,300 £28,100
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,500 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Salford

Information Security
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Salford.

Salary trend for Information Security in Salford

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Salford region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
2 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) ACCA
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) QiCA
3 1 (33.33%) CIMA
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Draytek
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 (33.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Audit Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Audit Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Escalation Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 1 (33.33%) QiCA
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Draytek