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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
North West / Manchester
Rank 128 112 148
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +36
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 68 62 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 1.93% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.41% 12.30% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 22
Median salary £44,000 £52,500 £40,790
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.19% +28.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £95,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
548 504 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.92% 15.67% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 446 433 522
Median salary £38,750 £40,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.02% +15.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £60,000 -
Salford - 1 £80,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 78 (57.78%) Firewall
2 61 (45.19%) Cisco
3 57 (42.22%) Data Centre
4 41 (30.37%) WAN
5 39 (28.89%) LAN
5 39 (28.89%) CISSP
5 39 (28.89%) Information Security
6 34 (25.19%) DHCP
6 34 (25.19%) DNS
6 34 (25.19%) Splunk
7 33 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (24.44%) Finance
7 33 (24.44%) Security Operations
8 31 (22.96%) CCNP
9 30 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 30 (22.22%) ITIL
9 30 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 30 (22.22%) PCI DSS
10 28 (20.74%) Active Directory
11 27 (20.00%) VLAN
12 26 (19.26%) Degree
12 26 (19.26%) Service Management
13 25 (18.52%) WLAN
14 24 (17.78%) Security Operations Centre
15 23 (17.04%) VPN
16 21 (15.56%) CCIE
16 21 (15.56%) CISM
16 21 (15.56%) Vulnerability Management
17 20 (14.81%) Portfolio Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (14.81%) IIS
2 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.74%) Zimbra
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (57.78%) Firewall
2 41 (30.37%) WAN
3 39 (28.89%) LAN
4 34 (25.19%) DHCP
4 34 (25.19%) DNS
5 30 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 27 (20.00%) VLAN
7 25 (18.52%) WLAN
8 23 (17.04%) VPN
9 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 20 (14.81%) Wireless
10 18 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (11.85%) Internet
12 14 (10.37%) MPLS
13 13 (9.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (7.41%) BGP
14 10 (7.41%) EIGRP
14 10 (7.41%) OSPF
14 10 (7.41%) SSL
15 9 (6.67%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 33 (24.44%) Finance
2 16 (11.85%) Retail
3 15 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (7.41%) Law
5 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (26.67%) Consultant
2 35 (25.93%) Security Consultant
3 34 (25.19%) Network Consultant
3 34 (25.19%) Network Security Consultant
4 28 (20.74%) Network Engineer
5 19 (14.07%) Information Security Consultant
6 18 (13.33%) Security Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Security Specialist
8 11 (8.15%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (7.41%) Analyst
9 10 (7.41%) Security Manager
9 10 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (7.41%) Senior Information Security Consultant
9 10 (7.41%) Senior Network Consultant
9 10 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Consultant
9 10 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
10 9 (6.67%) Security Analyst
10 9 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.93%) Network Security Manager
11 8 (5.93%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.74%) CSS
2 1 (0.74%) HTML
2 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (42.22%) Data Centre
2 24 (17.78%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (13.33%) NHS
4 17 (12.59%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (5.93%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.70%) FlexPod
6 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.96%) CCTV
8 2 (1.48%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.48%) PMI
9 1 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.74%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.33%) Windows
2 9 (6.67%) Linux
3 8 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) CentOS
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.89%) Information Security
2 33 (24.44%) Security Operations
3 30 (22.22%) ITIL
4 26 (19.26%) Service Management
5 21 (15.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 20 (14.81%) Compliance Management
6 20 (14.81%) Performance Management
6 20 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
6 20 (14.81%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 20 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 20 (14.81%) Security Monitoring
7 17 (12.59%) Security Management
8 16 (11.85%) Project Management
9 15 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (10.37%) Data Protection
10 14 (10.37%) ITSM
10 14 (10.37%) Network Management
11 12 (8.89%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (8.89%) SIEM
11 12 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.48%) SQL
2 1 (0.74%) ABAP
2 1 (0.74%) Java
2 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (28.89%) CISSP
2 33 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (22.96%) CCNP
4 26 (19.26%) Degree
5 21 (15.56%) CCIE
5 21 (15.56%) CISM
6 20 (14.81%) IISP
7 10 (7.41%) CCSA
7 10 (7.41%) CCSE
7 10 (7.41%) CCSP
8 9 (6.67%) CISMP
9 5 (3.70%) CCNA
9 5 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.22%) CREST Certified
10 3 (2.22%) MCSE
10 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.48%) CEH
11 2 (1.48%) CISA
11 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.74%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.96%) SLA
4 3 (2.22%) QA
5 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (20.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.44%) Cacti
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.74%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) QRadar
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (45.19%) Cisco
2 34 (25.19%) Splunk
3 30 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 20 (14.81%) ArcSight
4 20 (14.81%) Fortinet
5 19 (14.07%) Citrix
6 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 14 (10.37%) VMware
8 11 (8.15%) F5
9 10 (7.41%) IronPort
9 10 (7.41%) Symantec
10 7 (5.19%) Juniper
10 7 (5.19%) Polycom
10 7 (5.19%) Siemens
11 6 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (3.70%) HP
12 5 (3.70%) Kaspersky
12 5 (3.70%) NetApp
12 5 (3.70%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.70%) Veeam
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