The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 33 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.68% 1.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £22,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Network Security
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.74% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 22
Average salary £26,500 £31,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.87% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Network Security
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bolton region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Bolton

Network Security
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Juniper
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Juniper
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint