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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 136 152 173
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 41 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.18% 1.01% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 6.95% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 15
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
- +8.68%
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
541 489 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.51% 14.52% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 476 416 490
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochdale - 4 £50,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 41 (38.68%) Windows
1 41 (38.68%) Penetration Testing
2 39 (36.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 37 (34.91%) Firewall
4 36 (33.96%) Degree
5 33 (31.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 32 (30.19%) Project Management
7 31 (29.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 30 (28.30%) TCP/IP
8 30 (28.30%) CheckPoint
9 29 (27.36%) CISSP
9 29 (27.36%) Information Security
10 27 (25.47%) ITIL
10 27 (25.47%) SIEM
11 26 (24.53%) Cisco
12 23 (21.70%) Active Directory
12 23 (21.70%) Security Cleared
12 23 (21.70%) Mentoring
12 23 (21.70%) Data Centre
13 22 (20.75%) Windows Server
13 22 (20.75%) VLAN
14 20 (18.87%) QA
14 20 (18.87%) Security Architecture
14 20 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (17.92%) DNS
15 19 (17.92%) DHCP
15 19 (17.92%) Blog
15 19 (17.92%) Ethical Hacking
15 19 (17.92%) CHECK Team Leader
15 19 (17.92%) CREST Certified

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 12 (11.32%) IIS
2 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.77%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (34.91%) Firewall
2 30 (28.30%) TCP/IP
3 22 (20.75%) VLAN
4 19 (17.92%) DHCP
4 19 (17.92%) DNS
5 18 (16.98%) LAN
6 16 (15.09%) MPLS
7 14 (13.21%) WAN
8 13 (12.26%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (12.26%) Junos
9 8 (7.55%) Wireless
10 7 (6.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (6.60%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (6.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (6.60%) VPN
11 6 (5.66%) BGP
11 6 (5.66%) Internet
12 4 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (3.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.89%) Looker
General
1 15 (14.15%) Law
2 10 (9.43%) Finance
3 8 (7.55%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.72%) Legal
5 4 (3.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (25.47%) Consultant
1 27 (25.47%) Security Consultant
2 19 (17.92%) Security Manager
3 17 (16.04%) Network Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) Security Specialist
5 13 (12.26%) Senior Consultant
5 13 (12.26%) Senior Security Consultant
6 12 (11.32%) Penetration Tester
6 12 (11.32%) Senior Manager
6 12 (11.32%) Tester
7 11 (10.38%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) IT Security Specialist
9 9 (8.49%) Security Penetration Tester
9 9 (8.49%) Security Tester
10 8 (7.55%) Applications Tester
11 7 (6.60%) Analyst
11 7 (6.60%) IT Security Analyst
11 7 (6.60%) Security Analyst
11 7 (6.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.04%) .NET
2 7 (6.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.70%) Data Centre
2 19 (17.92%) Blog
3 12 (11.32%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.60%) Blackberry
5 7 (6.60%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.77%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) CESG
7 1 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.94%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) PMI
7 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (38.68%) Windows
2 22 (20.75%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.43%) Unix
4 7 (6.60%) Android
4 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.66%) Linux
6 5 (4.72%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.77%) AIX
7 4 (3.77%) CentOS
7 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Penetration Testing
2 39 (36.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 33 (31.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 32 (30.19%) Project Management
5 29 (27.36%) Information Security
6 27 (25.47%) ITIL
6 27 (25.47%) SIEM
7 23 (21.70%) Mentoring
8 20 (18.87%) Security Architecture
9 19 (17.92%) Ethical Hacking
10 18 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (16.04%) Business Development
12 15 (14.15%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (13.21%) Security Management
14 13 (12.26%) Change Management
15 12 (11.32%) Performance Management
15 12 (11.32%) Portfolio Management
15 12 (11.32%) Security Operations
15 12 (11.32%) Test Strategy
16 10 (9.43%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) Java
1 18 (16.98%) PHP
2 17 (16.04%) C#
2 17 (16.04%) C++
2 17 (16.04%) Objective-C
2 17 (16.04%) VB.NET
3 5 (4.72%) C
4 4 (3.77%) SQL
5 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (33.96%) Degree
2 29 (27.36%) CISSP
3 23 (21.70%) Security Cleared
4 20 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (17.92%) CHECK Team Leader
5 19 (17.92%) CREST Certified
6 16 (15.09%) CCNA
7 12 (11.32%) Cyber Scheme
7 12 (11.32%) IISP
7 12 (11.32%) Tigerscheme
8 11 (10.38%) CCNP
8 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (9.43%) MCSE
10 9 (8.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (6.60%) CCSE
11 7 (6.60%) CISM
12 5 (4.72%) CCIE
12 5 (4.72%) MCTS
13 4 (3.77%) HP ASE
13 4 (3.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (29.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (18.87%) QA
3 17 (16.04%) PCI DSS
4 7 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (5.66%) SLA
6 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (21.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.66%) vSphere
4 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) Snort
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) QRadar
2 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.77%) HP SIM
2 4 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.77%) WSUS
3 3 (2.83%) Nessus
4 2 (1.89%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.89%) Nmap
5 1 (0.94%) Proventia
Vendors
1 30 (28.30%) CheckPoint
2 26 (24.53%) Cisco
3 16 (15.09%) VMware
4 15 (14.15%) Juniper
5 14 (13.21%) Intel Security
5 14 (13.21%) Splunk
6 12 (11.32%) ArcSight
7 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
7 11 (10.38%) Symantec
8 9 (8.49%) HP
9 8 (7.55%) Citrix
10 7 (6.60%) F5
10 7 (6.60%) Sophos
11 5 (4.72%) NetApp
11 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.72%) Veeam
12 4 (3.77%) Dell
12 4 (3.77%) IBM
12 4 (3.77%) ProCurve
12 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, share options, flexi hours
Posted: 14 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Met University
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago