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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 115 176 120
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -56
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 64 12 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.70% 0.30% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 2.21% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 38 8 44
Average salary £40,150 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.06% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,486 £25,100 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
619 542 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.42% 13.65% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 483 423 555
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 1 £30,000 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (54.08%) Cisco
2 38 (38.78%) Firewall
2 38 (38.78%) Degree
3 36 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 33 (33.67%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (29.59%) VMware
5 29 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (29.59%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (23.47%) NetApp
7 22 (22.45%) ITIL
8 21 (21.43%) WAN
9 20 (20.41%) CCNP
9 20 (20.41%) CCNA
9 20 (20.41%) Windows
10 19 (19.39%) Active Directory
10 19 (19.39%) LAN
11 18 (18.37%) DNS
11 18 (18.37%) Telecoms
12 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (17.35%) User Experience
12 17 (17.35%) Algorithms
13 16 (16.33%) Problem Management
13 16 (16.33%) VPN
13 16 (16.33%) HP
13 16 (16.33%) Change Management
14 15 (15.31%) Oracle
15 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
15 14 (14.29%) DHCP
16 13 (13.27%) Juniper
16 13 (13.27%) Information Security

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.78%) Firewall
2 29 (29.59%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (21.43%) WAN
4 19 (19.39%) LAN
5 18 (18.37%) DNS
6 16 (16.33%) VPN
7 14 (14.29%) DHCP
8 13 (13.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (11.22%) VLAN
9 11 (11.22%) SSL
10 9 (9.18%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (8.16%) VoIP
12 7 (7.14%) BGP
13 3 (3.06%) OSPF
13 3 (3.06%) NetScaler
13 3 (3.06%) IPv6
13 3 (3.06%) DMZ
14 2 (2.04%) MPLS
14 2 (2.04%) Wireless
14 2 (2.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.22%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Legal
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (20.41%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) Software Developer
2 17 (17.35%) Software Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) Developer
3 12 (12.24%) Consultant
3 12 (12.24%) Security Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Network Consultant
4 10 (10.20%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.12%) Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.08%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) User Experience
1 17 (17.35%) Algorithms
2 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.20%) FlexPod
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.41%) Windows
2 12 (12.24%) Solaris
3 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.08%) UNIX
6 3 (3.06%) Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) ITIL
2 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.33%) Change Management
3 16 (16.33%) Problem Management
4 13 (13.27%) Information Security
5 12 (12.24%) Incident Management
5 12 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (10.20%) Line Management
6 10 (10.20%) Project Management
7 8 (8.16%) Migration
7 8 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.14%) Business Continuity
9 6 (6.12%) Network Design
9 6 (6.12%) Network Management
10 5 (5.10%) Security Testing
10 5 (5.10%) Cash Management
10 5 (5.10%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (5.10%) Service Management
11 4 (4.08%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.12%) C
2 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (38.78%) Degree
2 33 (33.67%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (20.41%) CCNP
3 20 (20.41%) CCNA
4 12 (12.24%) CCIE
5 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.20%) MCTS
6 9 (9.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (7.14%) CISSP
8 6 (6.12%) NCDA
9 3 (3.06%) NCIE
9 3 (3.06%) VCAP
10 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.04%) CCSE
11 1 (1.02%) MCITP
11 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.02%) CCDA
11 1 (1.02%) MCP
11 1 (1.02%) MCSE
11 1 (1.02%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (19.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 53 (54.08%) Cisco
2 36 (36.73%) Microsoft
3 29 (29.59%) VMware
4 23 (23.47%) NetApp
5 16 (16.33%) HP
6 15 (15.31%) Oracle
7 13 (13.27%) Juniper
8 10 (10.20%) CA
9 7 (7.14%) Citrix
10 6 (6.12%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.12%) Symantec
10 6 (6.12%) Veeam
11 4 (4.08%) TOWER Software
11 4 (4.08%) ProCurve
12 3 (3.06%) McAfee
12 3 (3.06%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.04%) F5
13 2 (2.04%) Lumension
13 2 (2.04%) Rackspace
13 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
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Posted: Yesterday
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