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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 159 155 130
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 34 24 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.65% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 4.97% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 54
Average salary £41,430 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £38,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
673 483 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.15% 13.01% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 562 408 545
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £51,000
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 29 December 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 29 December 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
Stockport -4 7 £38,215 -19.54%
Oldham - 3 £41,430 -
Sale - 2 £35,000 -
Bolton - 1 £18,000 -
Bury - 1 £41,430 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 44 (57.14%) Firewall
2 34 (44.16%) Windows
3 33 (42.86%) Cisco
4 23 (29.87%) Juniper
5 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 21 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (25.97%) CheckPoint
7 18 (23.38%) WAN
7 18 (23.38%) VMware
7 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (22.08%) VPN
9 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
10 14 (18.18%) LAN
10 14 (18.18%) ITIL
11 13 (16.88%) DNS
11 13 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (16.88%) Information Security
11 13 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (15.58%) F5
12 12 (15.58%) Degree
13 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (14.29%) Law
13 11 (14.29%) CCNA
14 10 (12.99%) HP
14 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
14 10 (12.99%) Data Analysis
14 10 (12.99%) VLAN
14 10 (12.99%) Splunk
14 10 (12.99%) Kalman Filter

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.14%) Firewall
2 18 (23.38%) WAN
3 17 (22.08%) VPN
4 14 (18.18%) LAN
5 13 (16.88%) DNS
5 13 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
6 10 (12.99%) VLAN
7 8 (10.39%) Wireless
8 5 (6.49%) SAN
9 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (5.19%) MPLS
9 4 (5.19%) SSL
9 4 (5.19%) DHCP
9 4 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (5.19%) NAS
10 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.90%) VoIP
11 2 (2.60%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (14.29%) Law
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Analyst
1 17 (22.08%) Security Analyst
2 10 (12.99%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (12.99%) Senior Security Analyst
2 10 (12.99%) Security Advisor
3 9 (11.69%) Consultant
4 8 (10.39%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Junior
6 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Developer
6 5 (6.49%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Testing Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.49%) User Experience
2 5 (6.49%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) CESG
4 3 (3.90%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.60%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.16%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.39%) Linux
5 6 (7.79%) Solaris
5 6 (7.79%) UNIX
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Information Security
3 10 (12.99%) Data Analysis
3 10 (12.99%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (11.69%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (11.69%) Security Testing
5 8 (10.39%) Change Control
6 7 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 7 (9.09%) Migration
7 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.79%) Business Continuity
7 6 (7.79%) Data Protection
7 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.79%) Project Planning
8 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.49%) Service Management
9 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.19%) Change Management
9 4 (5.19%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.58%) Degree
3 11 (14.29%) CCNA
4 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.49%) MCSE
6 5 (6.49%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (6.49%) CCSE
6 5 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (6.49%) VCAP
6 5 (6.49%) MCITP
7 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.60%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.60%) MCTS
8 2 (2.60%) CCIE
8 2 (2.60%) CCNP
9 1 (1.30%) MCSA
9 1 (1.30%) CCSPA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) XenApp
3 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Cisco
2 23 (29.87%) Juniper
3 20 (25.97%) CheckPoint
4 18 (23.38%) VMware
5 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
6 12 (15.58%) F5
7 10 (12.99%) Splunk
7 10 (12.99%) HP
8 9 (11.69%) ProCurve
9 6 (7.79%) NetApp
10 4 (5.19%) TOWER Software
10 4 (5.19%) Blue Coat
10 4 (5.19%) Citrix
10 4 (5.19%) IronPort
11 3 (3.90%) Oracle
12 1 (1.30%) SAP
12 1 (1.30%) CA
12 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.30%) Veeam
12 1 (1.30%) Symantec
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £19,650 - £37,320
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago