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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 23 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.45% 2.67% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 25.00% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £39,750 £22,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.68% -48.23%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
19 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 17.27% 10.67% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 24
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bolton

Network Security
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Aruba
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) SLA
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) CCSE
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) CCSA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Network Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Network Operations Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCSA
2 1 (8.33%) CCSE
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (8.33%) VMware