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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 137 168 143
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 52 9 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.30% 0.24% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.23% 1.86% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 34
Average salary £40,200 £38,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.41% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £69,300 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
632 484 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.78% 13.14% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 524 424 561
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Oldham - 3 £42,215 -
Stockport - 1 £41,430 - 1
Bury - 1 £41,430 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (48.45%) Firewall
2 43 (44.33%) Cisco
3 32 (32.99%) Windows
4 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
4 30 (30.93%) Degree
5 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (28.87%) VMware
6 25 (25.77%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (24.74%) ITIL
8 22 (22.68%) Juniper
9 20 (20.62%) Active Directory
10 19 (19.59%) NetApp
10 19 (19.59%) VPN
11 18 (18.56%) WAN
12 17 (17.53%) DNS
13 16 (16.49%) LAN
14 15 (15.46%) Telecoms
14 15 (15.46%) Change Management
14 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (15.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 15 (15.46%) Problem Management
14 15 (15.46%) User Experience
14 15 (15.46%) Algorithms
15 14 (14.43%) CheckPoint
15 14 (14.43%) HP
15 14 (14.43%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (14.43%) Oracle
16 13 (13.40%) Information Security
16 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (13.40%) Incident Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (48.45%) Firewall
2 25 (25.77%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (19.59%) VPN
4 18 (18.56%) WAN
5 17 (17.53%) DNS
6 16 (16.49%) LAN
7 13 (13.40%) VLAN
8 8 (8.25%) DHCP
9 7 (7.22%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
9 7 (7.22%) SSL
10 6 (6.19%) Wireless
11 5 (5.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (4.12%) BGP
12 4 (4.12%) VoIP
13 3 (3.09%) IPv6
13 3 (3.09%) DMZ
13 3 (3.09%) SAN
13 3 (3.09%) NetScaler
14 2 (2.06%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (15.46%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.25%) Law
3 7 (7.22%) Finance
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (16.49%) Analyst
2 15 (15.46%) Software Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) Developer
2 15 (15.46%) Software Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Security Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Network Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Consultant
5 9 (9.28%) Security Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Security Advisor
7 5 (5.15%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Junior
7 5 (5.15%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
8 4 (4.12%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Operations Team Leader
8 4 (4.12%) Testing Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) User Experience
1 15 (15.46%) Algorithms
2 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.15%) FlexPod
4 3 (3.09%) CESG
4 3 (3.09%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (3.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.99%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (12.37%) Solaris
4 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) Linux
5 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.12%) UNIX
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Change Management
2 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.46%) Problem Management
3 13 (13.40%) Information Security
3 13 (13.40%) Incident Management
4 12 (12.37%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (10.31%) Migration
6 9 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (9.28%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (9.28%) Project Management
6 9 (9.28%) Line Management
6 9 (9.28%) Security Testing
7 8 (8.25%) Change Control
8 7 (7.22%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.22%) Business Continuity
8 7 (7.22%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (6.19%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.19%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) C
2 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (30.93%) Degree
2 14 (14.43%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.31%) CCNA
4 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.22%) CCNP
6 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.19%) MCTS
7 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.15%) VCAP
8 4 (4.12%) NCDA
8 4 (4.12%) CCIE
9 3 (3.09%) MCSE
9 3 (3.09%) NCIE
9 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.09%) MCITP
10 2 (2.06%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (2.06%) CISSP
10 2 (2.06%) CCSE
11 1 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (20.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 43 (44.33%) Cisco
2 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.87%) VMware
4 22 (22.68%) Juniper
5 19 (19.59%) NetApp
6 14 (14.43%) CheckPoint
6 14 (14.43%) HP
6 14 (14.43%) Oracle
7 9 (9.28%) CA
7 9 (9.28%) ProCurve
7 9 (9.28%) F5
8 7 (7.22%) Splunk
9 5 (5.15%) Citrix
10 4 (4.12%) Veeam
10 4 (4.12%) Symantec
10 4 (4.12%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.12%) TOWER Software
11 3 (3.09%) McAfee
12 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.06%) Lumension
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