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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 147 166 145
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 33 20 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.50% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% 3.55% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 41
Average salary £34,750 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,875 £22,400 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
506 564 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 14.07% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 424 497 503
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +9 6 £39,750 +72.82%
Rochdale - 1 £31,000 - 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (49.38%) Cisco
2 37 (45.68%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (41.98%) Firewall
4 33 (40.74%) Data Centre
5 27 (33.33%) WAN
6 24 (29.63%) Degree
7 23 (28.40%) CCNP
7 23 (28.40%) LAN
8 20 (24.69%) CCNA
8 20 (24.69%) VPN
9 15 (18.52%) CISSP
10 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
10 14 (17.28%) Linux
11 13 (16.05%) ITIL
11 13 (16.05%) DNS
12 12 (14.81%) Finance
12 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (14.81%) Network Design
12 12 (14.81%) DHCP
12 12 (14.81%) CCIE
12 12 (14.81%) VoIP
12 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
13 11 (13.58%) Cash Management
13 11 (13.58%) Puppet
13 11 (13.58%) Windows
13 11 (13.58%) PHP
14 10 (12.35%) C++
14 10 (12.35%) MySQL
14 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
14 10 (12.35%) Scrum

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (41.98%) Firewall
2 27 (33.33%) WAN
3 23 (28.40%) LAN
4 20 (24.69%) VPN
5 13 (16.05%) DNS
6 12 (14.81%) DHCP
6 12 (14.81%) VoIP
7 10 (12.35%) Wireless
7 10 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (9.88%) SSL
9 7 (8.64%) Internet
10 5 (6.17%) MPLS
10 5 (6.17%) NX-OS
11 4 (4.94%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.94%) BGP
12 3 (3.70%) OSPF
12 3 (3.70%) VLAN
12 3 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) JIRA
1 10 (12.35%) Selenium
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) Network Security Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) Security Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Consultant
3 13 (16.05%) Network Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Network Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Security Officer
9 4 (4.94%) Network Security Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Network Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Tester
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.88%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.17%) FlexPod
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) Windows
3 10 (12.35%) Android
3 10 (12.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) UNIX
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.81%) Network Design
2 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 11 (13.58%) Cash Management
4 10 (12.35%) Manual Testing
4 10 (12.35%) User Stories
4 10 (12.35%) Scrum
4 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.11%) DevOps
6 8 (9.88%) Automation Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Information Security
6 8 (9.88%) Migration
6 8 (9.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.41%) Network Architecture
7 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.17%) Change Management
8 5 (6.17%) Project Management
8 5 (6.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) PHP
2 10 (12.35%) C++
3 2 (2.47%) C
4 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (45.68%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (29.63%) Degree
3 23 (28.40%) CCNP
4 20 (24.69%) CCNA
5 15 (18.52%) CISSP
6 12 (14.81%) CCIE
7 5 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.94%) MCTS
8 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.47%) NCDA
9 2 (2.47%) CCENT
9 2 (2.47%) MCP
9 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.23%) CCSA
10 1 (1.23%) CCSE
10 1 (1.23%) CCDA
10 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
1 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (9.88%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (49.38%) Cisco
2 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.11%) VMware
4 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
4 8 (9.88%) Juniper
5 7 (8.64%) HP
6 6 (7.41%) NetApp
6 6 (7.41%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.70%) Aruba
7 3 (3.70%) F5
7 3 (3.70%) Websense
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle
7 3 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.70%) Citrix
8 2 (2.47%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.47%) Veeam
8 2 (2.47%) Symantec
9 1 (1.23%) Avaya
9 1 (1.23%) CA
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London, Manchester
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £75,000 - £110,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £28,695 to £32,277 per year
Posted: 27 days ago