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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 133 168 136
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -32
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 48 22 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.33% 0.55% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.14% 3.83% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 40
Average salary £45,000 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.17% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,486 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
590 575 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.31% 14.32% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 462 452 553
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 2 £37,500 +70.45% 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (51.02%) Cisco
2 42 (42.86%) Degree
3 40 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (38.78%) Firewall
5 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
6 27 (27.55%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (25.51%) VMware
7 25 (25.51%) WAN
7 25 (25.51%) CCNP
7 25 (25.51%) CCNA
7 25 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (22.45%) NetApp
9 21 (21.43%) LAN
10 19 (19.39%) Windows
10 19 (19.39%) ITIL
11 18 (18.37%) Telecoms
11 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (17.35%) User Experience
12 17 (17.35%) Algorithms
13 16 (16.33%) DNS
14 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
14 15 (15.31%) Change Management
15 14 (14.29%) Juniper
15 14 (14.29%) DHCP
15 14 (14.29%) Oracle
15 14 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (14.29%) Problem Management
16 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
16 13 (13.27%) VPN
16 13 (13.27%) CCIE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.78%) Firewall
2 27 (27.55%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (25.51%) WAN
4 21 (21.43%) LAN
5 16 (16.33%) DNS
6 14 (14.29%) DHCP
6 14 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (13.27%) VPN
8 11 (11.22%) SSL
9 8 (8.16%) VoIP
9 8 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (8.16%) VLAN
10 6 (6.12%) BGP
11 3 (3.06%) DMZ
11 3 (3.06%) IPsec
11 3 (3.06%) NetScaler
11 3 (3.06%) OSPF
12 2 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (2.04%) IPv6
12 2 (2.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
1 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 18 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.22%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Software Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Security Engineer
3 17 (17.35%) Developer
3 17 (17.35%) Software Developer
3 17 (17.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Consultant
5 12 (12.24%) Network Consultant
6 9 (9.18%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Security Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (4.08%) Security Officer
9 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
10 3 (3.06%) Implementation Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) User Experience
1 17 (17.35%) Algorithms
2 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.20%) FlexPod
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.02%) Open Source
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 12 (12.24%) Solaris
3 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.12%) UNIX
6 5 (5.10%) Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Android
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) ITIL
2 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.31%) Change Management
4 14 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 12 (12.24%) Network Design
5 12 (12.24%) Incident Management
6 11 (11.22%) Cash Management
6 11 (11.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (9.18%) Line Management
7 9 (9.18%) Information Security
7 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.18%) Project Management
8 7 (7.14%) Migration
8 7 (7.14%) Business Continuity
9 6 (6.12%) Network Management
9 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.08%) Service Management
10 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (3.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.12%) C
2 1 (1.02%) C++
2 1 (1.02%) PHP
2 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (42.86%) Degree
2 40 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (25.51%) CCNP
3 25 (25.51%) CCNA
4 13 (13.27%) CCIE
4 13 (13.27%) CISSP
5 10 (10.20%) MCTS
5 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (9.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.12%) NCDA
8 3 (3.06%) NCIE
8 3 (3.06%) VCAP
8 3 (3.06%) CCSE
8 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.02%) MCITP
9 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.02%) CCSA
9 1 (1.02%) CCDA
9 1 (1.02%) MCP
9 1 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (51.02%) Cisco
2 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.51%) VMware
4 22 (22.45%) NetApp
5 14 (14.29%) Oracle
5 14 (14.29%) Juniper
6 13 (13.27%) HP
7 9 (9.18%) CA
8 7 (7.14%) Citrix
8 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.12%) Symantec
9 6 (6.12%) Veeam
9 6 (6.12%) Rackspace
10 3 (3.06%) McAfee
10 3 (3.06%) TOWER Software
10 3 (3.06%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.04%) F5
11 2 (2.04%) Lumension
12 1 (1.02%) Meraki
Salford, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits incl health
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Northwood
Posted: 27 days ago