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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 163 128 154
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 1.27% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.22% 8.70% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 30
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,300 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
569 563 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.99% 14.59% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 490 496 432
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +4 4 £22,000 -48.23%
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 32 (65.31%) Firewall
2 28 (57.14%) Juniper
2 28 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 28 (57.14%) Cisco
3 17 (34.69%) Windows
4 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
5 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
6 14 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
6 14 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (26.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (26.53%) VMware
7 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
8 11 (22.45%) WAN
9 10 (20.41%) CCNA
9 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.37%) F5
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (18.37%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (16.33%) Splunk
11 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
11 8 (16.33%) Law
11 8 (16.33%) LAN
12 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.29%) Citrix
13 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
14 5 (10.20%) VPN
14 5 (10.20%) Linux
14 5 (10.20%) MCSE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (8.16%) IIS
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (65.31%) Firewall
2 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
2 11 (22.45%) WAN
3 8 (16.33%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) VPN
4 5 (10.20%) SAN
4 5 (10.20%) NAS
5 4 (8.16%) Wireless
5 4 (8.16%) MPLS
6 3 (6.12%) VLAN
6 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.12%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.08%) Internet
7 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.04%) RIP
8 1 (2.04%) SNMP
8 1 (2.04%) SDH
8 1 (2.04%) VoIP
8 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Hudson
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (16.33%) Law
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) NOC Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Security Advisor
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Security Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Testing Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.08%) IP Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Desktop Support
9 1 (2.04%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) COM
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.04%) CESG
2 1 (2.04%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (2.04%) SCADA
2 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.20%) Linux
5 4 (8.16%) UNIX
6 3 (6.12%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 9 (18.37%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Security Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Network Design
5 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
6 3 (6.12%) Content Management
6 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.12%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.12%) Information Assurance
6 3 (6.12%) Change Control
6 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Network Management
8 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) Ruby
2 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
3 14 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
4 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (20.41%) CCNA
6 5 (10.20%) MCSE
6 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (10.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (8.16%) VCAP
7 4 (8.16%) MCITP
7 4 (8.16%) CCSE
7 4 (8.16%) CCNP
8 3 (6.12%) Degree
8 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (4.08%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.08%) CCSA
9 2 (4.08%) CCDP
10 1 (2.04%) CCIE
10 1 (2.04%) MCP
10 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) XenApp
3 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Juniper
1 28 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 28 (57.14%) Cisco
2 13 (26.53%) VMware
3 9 (18.37%) F5
4 8 (16.33%) Splunk
5 7 (14.29%) Citrix
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.12%) McAfee
8 3 (6.12%) IronPort
9 2 (4.08%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.08%) Symantec
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle
10 1 (2.04%) Nokia
10 1 (2.04%) HP
10 1 (2.04%) EMC
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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