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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 153 161 130
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 32 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.64% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 4.54% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 45
Average salary £37,250 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,650 £50,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
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
551 573 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.24% 14.03% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 443 495 471
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +12 6 £39,750 +80.68%
Rochdale - 4 £31,000 -
Stockport - 1 £34,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 35 (44.87%) Firewall
2 32 (41.03%) Cisco
3 31 (39.74%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (35.90%) Data Centre
5 27 (34.62%) WAN
6 23 (29.49%) LAN
7 21 (26.92%) VPN
7 21 (26.92%) Degree
8 20 (25.64%) CCNA
9 18 (23.08%) CCNP
9 18 (23.08%) CISSP
10 14 (17.95%) Wireless
10 14 (17.95%) Finance
10 14 (17.95%) Linux
10 14 (17.95%) ITIL
11 12 (15.38%) VoIP
11 12 (15.38%) DNS
12 11 (14.10%) PHP
12 11 (14.10%) Information Security
12 11 (14.10%) Network Design
12 11 (14.10%) Cash Management
12 11 (14.10%) Puppet
13 10 (12.82%) Apple iOS
13 10 (12.82%) Network Architecture
13 10 (12.82%) Android
13 10 (12.82%) JIRA
13 10 (12.82%) Selenium
13 10 (12.82%) Manual Testing
13 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
13 10 (12.82%) User Stories

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (44.87%) Firewall
2 27 (34.62%) WAN
3 23 (29.49%) LAN
4 21 (26.92%) VPN
5 14 (17.95%) Wireless
6 12 (15.38%) DNS
6 12 (15.38%) VoIP
7 10 (12.82%) DHCP
7 10 (12.82%) Internet
8 9 (11.54%) NX-OS
9 8 (10.26%) SSL
10 6 (7.69%) IPsec
10 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
11 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (6.41%) MPLS
11 5 (6.41%) BGP
12 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) JIRA
1 10 (12.82%) Selenium
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Network Security Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Security Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Network Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Network Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Network Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Security Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Network Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) PKI
6 2 (2.56%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.28%) PMI
7 1 (1.28%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Android
2 10 (12.82%) Apple iOS
3 9 (11.54%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) UNIX
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Information Security
2 11 (14.10%) Network Design
2 11 (14.10%) Cash Management
3 10 (12.82%) Network Architecture
3 10 (12.82%) Manual Testing
3 10 (12.82%) Scrum
3 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
3 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.82%) Migration
3 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.82%) User Stories
4 9 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (11.54%) DevOps
5 8 (10.26%) Automation Testing
6 7 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (7.69%) Project Management
7 6 (7.69%) Service Management
7 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) PHP
2 10 (12.82%) C++
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (26.92%) Degree
3 20 (25.64%) CCNA
4 18 (23.08%) CISSP
4 18 (23.08%) CCNP
5 8 (10.26%) CCIE
6 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) CISA
7 3 (3.85%) CISM
8 2 (2.56%) CCENT
8 2 (2.56%) MCP
9 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.28%) CCSA
9 1 (1.28%) CCSE
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Puppet
2 7 (8.97%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.28%) Ansible
4 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Cisco
2 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
3 8 (10.26%) Juniper
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.69%) Rackspace
5 5 (6.41%) Fortinet
6 4 (5.13%) F5
7 3 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.85%) Aruba
7 3 (3.85%) Websense
8 2 (2.56%) VMware
8 2 (2.56%) HP
8 2 (2.56%) IBM
8 2 (2.56%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.28%) Meraki
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix
9 1 (1.28%) NetApp
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