The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 163 138 141
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 20 46 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 1.12% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.58% 7.92% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 42 35
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £33,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £69,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
559 581 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 14.16% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 492 505 464
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
North West

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +1 5 £23,000 -45.88%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £35,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 27 (64.29%) Firewall
2 26 (61.90%) Cisco
3 22 (52.38%) Juniper
3 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
4 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
5 13 (30.95%) CTC Cleared
5 13 (30.95%) Incident Management
6 12 (28.57%) VMware
6 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (26.19%) Windows
7 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (21.43%) CCNA
8 9 (21.43%) LAN
8 9 (21.43%) WAN
9 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (14.29%) Linux
10 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 6 (14.29%) Citrix
11 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.90%) Security Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.90%) Network Design
11 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (11.90%) CCNP
11 5 (11.90%) Wireless
12 4 (9.52%) F5
12 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (9.52%) CCSE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (7.14%) IIS
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (21.43%) LAN
2 9 (21.43%) WAN
3 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) Wireless
5 4 (9.52%) VLAN
5 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 4 (9.52%) MPLS
5 4 (9.52%) SAN
6 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 3 (7.14%) NAS
6 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.76%) xDSL
7 2 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.76%) IPsec
7 2 (4.76%) WiMAX
7 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.76%) ATM
7 2 (4.76%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 3 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Testing Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Principal Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Security Advisor
5 2 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.76%) IP Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.38%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) COM
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) SCADA
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) UNIX
5 3 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Incident Management
2 5 (11.90%) Security Testing
2 5 (11.90%) Network Design
2 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL
3 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.14%) Content Management
3 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.76%) Change Control
4 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Network Management
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.76%) Information Assurance
4 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby
2 1 (2.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) CTC Cleared
3 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (21.43%) CCNA
5 5 (11.90%) CCNP
6 4 (9.52%) CCSE
6 4 (9.52%) MCSE
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (7.14%) Degree
7 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.76%) VCAP
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (4.76%) CCSA
8 2 (4.76%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.76%) MCITP
8 2 (4.76%) CCDP
8 2 (4.76%) CCIE
8 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.38%) Docker
5 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) Juniper
2 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 12 (28.57%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.52%) F5
6 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.14%) McAfee
7 3 (7.14%) IronPort
7 3 (7.14%) Splunk
8 2 (4.76%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Nokia
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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