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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 148 165 154
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 34 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.44% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.91% 3.01% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 32
Average salary £38,500 £28,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.28% -33.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
492 564 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.49% 14.45% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 416 488 539
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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 +7 7 £42,500 +84.78% 1
Wigan - 1 £42,500 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 53 (54.08%) Cisco
2 47 (47.96%) Data Centre
3 39 (39.80%) Firewall
4 38 (38.78%) Degree
5 37 (37.76%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (28.57%) WAN
7 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
8 25 (25.51%) CCNP
9 24 (24.49%) LAN
10 22 (22.45%) VMware
10 22 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (21.43%) CCNA
11 21 (21.43%) ITIL
12 20 (20.41%) VPN
12 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (19.39%) NetApp
14 16 (16.33%) Juniper
14 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
15 15 (15.31%) DNS
16 14 (14.29%) Change Management
16 14 (14.29%) DHCP
16 14 (14.29%) Windows
16 14 (14.29%) Linux
16 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 14 (14.29%) CISSP
16 14 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
17 13 (13.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (13.27%) Incident Management
18 12 (12.24%) Network Design

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.80%) Firewall
2 28 (28.57%) WAN
3 24 (24.49%) LAN
4 22 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (20.41%) VPN
6 15 (15.31%) DNS
7 14 (14.29%) DHCP
8 13 (13.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (10.20%) VoIP
10 9 (9.18%) SSL
11 6 (6.12%) VLAN
11 6 (6.12%) Wireless
12 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (4.08%) Internet
12 4 (4.08%) MPLS
12 4 (4.08%) BGP
13 3 (3.06%) OSPF
13 3 (3.06%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (3.06%) NX-OS
14 2 (2.04%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) MySQL
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) JIRA
1 10 (10.20%) Selenium
General
1 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.18%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Network Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 15 (15.31%) Consultant
3 15 (15.31%) Network Consultant
4 14 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Security Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Test Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.08%) Tester
11 4 (4.08%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Network Analyst
11 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (47.96%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.20%) User Experience
3 10 (10.20%) Algorithms
4 9 (9.18%) FlexPod
5 8 (8.16%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.04%) PKI
7 2 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
1 14 (14.29%) Linux
2 10 (10.20%) Solaris
2 10 (10.20%) Android
2 10 (10.20%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.08%) UNIX
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) ITIL
2 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.29%) Change Management
4 14 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (13.27%) Incident Management
6 12 (12.24%) Problem Management
6 12 (12.24%) Project Management
6 12 (12.24%) Network Design
7 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
7 11 (11.22%) Cash Management
8 10 (10.20%) Manual Testing
8 10 (10.20%) Scrum
8 10 (10.20%) User Stories
8 10 (10.20%) Line Management
9 9 (9.18%) DevOps
9 9 (9.18%) Migration
10 8 (8.16%) Automation Testing
11 5 (5.10%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.22%) PHP
2 10 (10.20%) C++
3 5 (5.10%) C
4 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (38.78%) Degree
2 37 (37.76%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (25.51%) CCNP
4 21 (21.43%) CCNA
5 14 (14.29%) CISSP
6 12 (12.24%) CCIE
7 9 (9.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (8.16%) MCTS
8 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.10%) NCDA
10 2 (2.04%) NCIE
10 2 (2.04%) VCAP
10 2 (2.04%) MCP
10 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.04%) CCENT
11 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.02%) CCSA
11 1 (1.02%) CCSE
11 1 (1.02%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
1 4 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.16%) Docker
4 2 (2.04%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) Puppet
2 7 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.02%) Ansible
3 1 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (54.08%) Cisco
2 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
3 22 (22.45%) VMware
4 19 (19.39%) NetApp
5 16 (16.33%) Juniper
6 12 (12.24%) Oracle
7 11 (11.22%) HP
8 9 (9.18%) CA
8 9 (9.18%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.12%) Citrix
9 6 (6.12%) Rackspace
10 5 (5.10%) Veeam
10 5 (5.10%) Symantec
10 5 (5.10%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.06%) McAfee
12 2 (2.04%) Websense
12 2 (2.04%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.04%) Aruba
12 2 (2.04%) F5
12 2 (2.04%) Lumension
Bolton, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Car allowance + On call + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: HIGHLY attractive/competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago