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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 164 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 22 68 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 1.66% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 9.81% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 35
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
579 693 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.31% 16.89% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 454 551 548
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 8 £22,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £23,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
4 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 10 (28.57%) Juniper
6 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
7 8 (22.86%) VMware
7 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (20.00%) LAN
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (20.00%) CCNA
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (17.14%) Oracle
10 5 (14.29%) Linux
10 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.29%) WAN
10 5 (14.29%) SAN
10 5 (14.29%) CISSP
10 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (14.29%) Security Testing
11 4 (11.43%) VLAN
11 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
11 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (11.43%) Information Security
11 4 (11.43%) CCNP
11 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) WAN
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
4 4 (11.43%) VLAN
5 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
5 3 (8.57%) NAS
6 2 (5.71%) xDSL
6 2 (5.71%) WiMAX
6 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless
6 2 (5.71%) IPsec
6 2 (5.71%) SONET
6 2 (5.71%) OSPF
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) ATM
6 2 (5.71%) WLAN
6 2 (5.71%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Testing Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Principal Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Development Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) CESG
1 3 (8.57%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (8.57%) RMADS
2 2 (5.71%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.71%) SCADA
2 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) UNIX
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) AIX
6 2 (5.71%) HPUX
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Fedora
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.86%) Security Management
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) CTC Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (20.00%) CCNA
4 5 (14.29%) CISSP
5 4 (11.43%) CCNP
6 3 (8.57%) CISA
6 3 (8.57%) CISM
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.71%) CCIE
7 2 (5.71%) MCSE
8 1 (2.86%) MCP
8 1 (2.86%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.86%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.86%) Xen
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
3 10 (28.57%) Juniper
4 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) CA
8 2 (5.71%) F5
8 2 (5.71%) McAfee
8 2 (5.71%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) EMC
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.86%) Symantec
9 1 (2.86%) Websense
9 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.86%) Proofpoint