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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
North West / Manchester
Rank 140 113 134
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 65 66 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.73% 2.02% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.82% 13.58% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 29
Median salary £44,000 £53,750 £40,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.13% +33.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,825 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,000 £60,000
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
550 486 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.63% 14.86% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 424 422 498
Median salary £40,000 £40,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.92% +15.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 84 (60.87%) Firewall
2 66 (47.83%) Cisco
3 63 (45.65%) Data Centre
4 45 (32.61%) WAN
5 42 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (30.43%) Finance
6 40 (28.99%) Information Security
6 40 (28.99%) LAN
7 39 (28.26%) CCNP
8 37 (26.81%) DHCP
8 37 (26.81%) DNS
9 36 (26.09%) CISSP
10 35 (25.36%) CheckPoint
11 33 (23.91%) Splunk
11 33 (23.91%) Security Operations
12 30 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 29 (21.01%) Fortinet
13 29 (21.01%) Intrusion Detection
14 27 (19.57%) CCIE
14 27 (19.57%) PCI DSS
15 26 (18.84%) VLAN
15 26 (18.84%) Active Directory
16 25 (18.12%) ITIL
16 25 (18.12%) Degree
17 24 (17.39%) TCP/IP
17 24 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
18 23 (16.67%) Service Management
19 22 (15.94%) VPN
19 22 (15.94%) WLAN
19 22 (15.94%) Citrix

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 16 (11.59%) IIS
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.72%) Zimbra
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 84 (60.87%) Firewall
2 45 (32.61%) WAN
3 40 (28.99%) LAN
4 37 (26.81%) DHCP
4 37 (26.81%) DNS
5 29 (21.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 26 (18.84%) VLAN
7 24 (17.39%) TCP/IP
8 22 (15.94%) VPN
8 22 (15.94%) WLAN
9 20 (14.49%) Wireless
10 19 (13.77%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (11.59%) MPLS
12 15 (10.87%) Internet
13 14 (10.14%) OSPF
14 13 (9.42%) BGP
14 13 (9.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (9.42%) EIGRP
15 12 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (8.70%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 42 (30.43%) Finance
2 21 (15.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (15.22%) Retail
3 8 (5.80%) Law
4 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (27.54%) Consultant
2 37 (26.81%) Network Consultant
2 37 (26.81%) Network Security Consultant
2 37 (26.81%) Security Consultant
3 29 (21.01%) Network Engineer
4 19 (13.77%) Security Engineer
5 16 (11.59%) Information Security Consultant
6 12 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Security Specialist
8 10 (7.25%) Security Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Security Manager
9 9 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Network Security Manager
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Information Security Consultant
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Network Consultant
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Network Security Consultant
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Security Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 63 (45.65%) Data Centre
2 24 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (13.04%) NHS
5 14 (10.14%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (5.80%) Driving Licence
6 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.35%) FlexPod
8 4 (2.90%) CCTV
9 1 (0.72%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.59%) Windows
2 8 (5.80%) Linux
3 6 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Unix
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.99%) Information Security
2 33 (23.91%) Security Operations
3 25 (18.12%) ITIL
4 23 (16.67%) Service Management
5 19 (13.77%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (13.04%) Security Management
7 17 (12.32%) Performance Management
7 17 (12.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (11.59%) Compliance Management
8 16 (11.59%) Portfolio Management
8 16 (11.59%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 16 (11.59%) Security Architecture
8 16 (11.59%) Security Monitoring
9 14 (10.14%) Data Protection
9 14 (10.14%) ITSM
9 14 (10.14%) Network Management
9 14 (10.14%) Project Management
9 14 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (9.42%) Network Design
11 12 (8.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.45%) SQL
2 1 (0.72%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 42 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (28.26%) CCNP
3 36 (26.09%) CISSP
4 27 (19.57%) CCIE
5 25 (18.12%) Degree
6 21 (15.22%) CISM
7 16 (11.59%) IISP
8 14 (10.14%) CCSA
8 14 (10.14%) CCSE
9 13 (9.42%) CCSP
10 10 (7.25%) CISMP
11 5 (3.62%) CCNA
12 3 (2.17%) CISA
12 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.45%) CREST Certified
13 2 (1.45%) MCSE
13 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.72%) CEH
14 1 (0.72%) CHFI
14 1 (0.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (19.57%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.90%) SLA
4 2 (1.45%) QA
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (10.87%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.17%) Cacti
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.72%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.72%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 66 (47.83%) Cisco
2 35 (25.36%) CheckPoint
3 33 (23.91%) Splunk
4 29 (21.01%) Fortinet
5 22 (15.94%) Citrix
6 17 (12.32%) ArcSight
7 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
7 15 (10.87%) VMware
8 14 (10.14%) F5
9 11 (7.97%) Symantec
10 8 (5.80%) Riverbed
11 7 (5.07%) IronPort
11 7 (5.07%) Juniper
12 6 (4.35%) AppSense
12 6 (4.35%) HP
12 6 (4.35%) NetApp
12 6 (4.35%) Veeam
13 5 (3.62%) Kaspersky
14 4 (2.90%) Polycom
14 4 (2.90%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago