The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 108 136 183
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +47
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 67 58 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.05% 1.44% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.70% 9.01% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 54 29 8
Average salary £53,750 £40,150 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.87% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £60,000 £69,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
Network Security
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
489 644 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.98% 16.01% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 425 534 436
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Security
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Manchester

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Manchester

Network Security
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £35,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 40 (38.10%) Windows
2 36 (34.29%) Data Centre
3 30 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (28.57%) Degree
4 29 (27.62%) Cisco
5 28 (26.67%) CISSP
5 28 (26.67%) Project Management
6 27 (25.71%) Firewall
6 27 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (25.71%) Security Architecture
7 25 (23.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 24 (22.86%) TCP/IP
9 22 (20.95%) LAN
9 22 (20.95%) Vulnerability Management
10 21 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (20.00%) VMware
11 20 (19.05%) Information Security
11 20 (19.05%) Linux
12 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
12 19 (18.10%) Management Information System
13 17 (16.19%) Banking
13 17 (16.19%) ArcSight
13 17 (16.19%) SIEM
13 17 (16.19%) Security Operations
14 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
14 16 (15.24%) Wireless
14 16 (15.24%) Law
14 16 (15.24%) Unix
14 16 (15.24%) MS Exchange
15 15 (14.29%) WAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (15.24%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.29%) IIS
3 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (6.67%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.86%) Apache
6 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.71%) Firewall
2 24 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 22 (20.95%) LAN
4 16 (15.24%) Wireless
5 15 (14.29%) WAN
6 12 (11.43%) DNS
7 9 (8.57%) LDAP
8 8 (7.62%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (6.67%) FTP
9 7 (6.67%) SMTP
9 7 (6.67%) VLAN
10 5 (4.76%) DHCP
10 5 (4.76%) NX-OS
11 3 (2.86%) Internet
11 3 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.86%) SSH
11 3 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 17 (16.19%) Banking
2 16 (15.24%) Law
3 7 (6.67%) Back Office
3 7 (6.67%) Legal
4 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Finance
6 2 (1.90%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (19.05%) Consultant
1 20 (19.05%) Security Consultant
2 16 (15.24%) Penetration Tester
2 16 (15.24%) Tester
3 15 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 15 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
3 15 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) Security Penetration Tester
4 14 (13.33%) Security Tester
5 11 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Applications Tester
6 10 (9.52%) Mobile Tester
7 9 (8.57%) Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) Security Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Administrator
8 8 (7.62%) Senior Manager
8 8 (7.62%) SIEM Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) Splunk Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.62%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) Web Services
2 10 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 19 (18.10%) Management Information System
3 15 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (10.48%) Blackberry
4 11 (10.48%) Blog
5 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.86%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.90%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.90%) iPad
7 2 (1.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.95%) iPhone
8 1 (0.95%) Statistics
8 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.10%) Windows
2 20 (19.05%) Linux
3 16 (15.24%) Unix
4 13 (12.38%) Windows Server
5 11 (10.48%) Android
5 11 (10.48%) Apple iOS
6 10 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.67%) AIX
8 7 (6.67%) CentOS
8 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.81%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (26.67%) Project Management
3 27 (25.71%) Security Architecture
4 25 (23.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 22 (20.95%) Vulnerability Management
6 20 (19.05%) Information Security
7 17 (16.19%) Security Operations
7 17 (16.19%) SIEM
8 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
9 15 (14.29%) ITIL
9 15 (14.29%) Performance Management
9 15 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
9 15 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 15 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
10 14 (13.33%) Security Management
11 13 (12.38%) Security Testing
12 12 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (11.43%) Network Design
13 11 (10.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.52%) C#
1 10 (9.52%) C++
1 10 (9.52%) Java
1 10 (9.52%) Objective-C
1 10 (9.52%) PHP
1 10 (9.52%) VB.NET
2 7 (6.67%) SQL
3 6 (5.71%) C
4 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (28.57%) Degree
2 28 (26.67%) CISSP
3 21 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (14.29%) IISP
5 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (12.38%) CCNA
6 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (12.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (10.48%) CHECK Team Leader
7 11 (10.48%) CREST Certified
8 10 (9.52%) MCSE
9 9 (8.57%) CCNP
10 7 (6.67%) A+ Certification
10 7 (6.67%) CCIE
10 7 (6.67%) CCSE
10 7 (6.67%) HP ASE
10 7 (6.67%) MCITP
10 7 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (6.67%) RHCE
10 7 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 11 (10.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 10 (9.52%) QA
5 2 (1.90%) SLA
6 1 (0.95%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) vSphere
3 8 (7.62%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.71%) XenApp
4 6 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.95%) Postfix
6 1 (0.95%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) QRadar
2 7 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.67%) HP SIM
2 7 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (6.67%) WSUS
3 4 (3.81%) Nessus
3 4 (3.81%) Nmap
4 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Cisco
2 21 (20.00%) VMware
3 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
4 17 (16.19%) ArcSight
5 15 (14.29%) Splunk
6 13 (12.38%) HP
6 13 (12.38%) Symantec
7 12 (11.43%) CheckPoint
7 12 (11.43%) Citrix
8 10 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 9 (8.57%) F5
9 9 (8.57%) IBM
9 9 (8.57%) SolarWinds
10 7 (6.67%) Dell
10 7 (6.67%) GFI Software
10 7 (6.67%) ProCurve
10 7 (6.67%) Sophos
11 6 (5.71%) EMC
11 6 (5.71%) NetApp
11 6 (5.71%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum plus v strong benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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G2 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago