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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 154 130 144
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 35 45 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 1.18% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 8.27% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 37
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £32,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
566 544 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.05% 14.27% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 486 470 465
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +7 4 £22,000 -48.23%
Stockport -2 3 £33,500 +11.66%
Sale - 1 £35,000 - 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 40 (67.80%) Firewall
2 33 (55.93%) Cisco
3 31 (52.54%) Juniper
4 30 (50.85%) CheckPoint
5 23 (38.98%) Windows
6 17 (28.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
7 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
7 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (27.12%) WAN
7 16 (27.12%) VMware
8 14 (23.73%) CTC Cleared
8 14 (23.73%) Incident Management
9 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
9 12 (20.34%) LAN
9 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
9 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (18.64%) F5
10 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (18.64%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (16.95%) Splunk
11 10 (16.95%) Data Analysis
11 10 (16.95%) Law
12 9 (15.25%) CCNA
13 8 (13.56%) VPN
14 7 (11.86%) Citrix
14 7 (11.86%) Security Testing
14 7 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
15 6 (10.17%) VLAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 4 (6.78%) IIS
1 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (67.80%) Firewall
2 16 (27.12%) WAN
3 12 (20.34%) LAN
3 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
4 8 (13.56%) VPN
5 6 (10.17%) Wireless
5 6 (10.17%) VLAN
6 5 (8.47%) SAN
6 5 (8.47%) MPLS
6 5 (8.47%) DNS
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (8.47%) NAS
7 4 (6.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (3.39%) Internet
10 1 (1.69%) TACACS
10 1 (1.69%) IPv6
10 1 (1.69%) VoIP
10 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Hudson
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (16.95%) Law
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Analyst
1 13 (22.03%) NOC Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Security Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Consultant
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Security Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Security Advisor
4 7 (11.86%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Testing Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.39%) IP Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Implementation Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) COM
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) CESG
2 2 (3.39%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.17%) Linux
5 5 (8.47%) UNIX
6 4 (6.78%) Solaris
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Incident Management
2 11 (18.64%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (16.95%) Data Analysis
4 7 (11.86%) Security Testing
4 7 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Change Control
6 4 (6.78%) Content Management
6 4 (6.78%) Network Design
6 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL
6 4 (6.78%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.08%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.08%) Information Assurance
7 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Ruby
2 1 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) CTC Cleared
3 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (15.25%) CCNA
5 5 (8.47%) MCSE
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.78%) MCITP
6 4 (6.78%) Degree
6 4 (6.78%) VCAP
6 4 (6.78%) CCSE
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (5.08%) CCNP
8 2 (3.39%) CCDP
8 2 (3.39%) CCSA
8 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.39%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.69%) MCP
9 1 (1.69%) CCSPA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.08%) XenApp
3 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Cisco
2 31 (52.54%) Juniper
3 30 (50.85%) CheckPoint
4 16 (27.12%) VMware
5 11 (18.64%) F5
6 10 (16.95%) Splunk
7 7 (11.86%) Citrix
8 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.47%) HP
9 5 (8.47%) Blue Coat
10 4 (6.78%) IronPort
10 4 (6.78%) ProCurve
11 3 (5.08%) McAfee
12 2 (3.39%) SonicWALL
12 2 (3.39%) Symantec
12 2 (3.39%) NetApp
13 1 (1.69%) Nokia
13 1 (1.69%) Oracle
13 1 (1.69%) EMC
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