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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 120 178 131
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -47
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 61 8 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.57% 0.21% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 1.57% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 32
Average salary £40,150 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.06% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,700 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
610 509 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.75% 13.37% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 485 434 531
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 - 2 £43,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 52 (52.53%) Cisco
2 42 (42.42%) Firewall
3 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
4 32 (32.32%) Degree
5 31 (31.31%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (30.30%) VMware
7 26 (26.26%) Windows
8 24 (24.24%) ITIL
8 24 (24.24%) NetApp
9 23 (23.23%) Active Directory
10 20 (20.20%) LAN
10 20 (20.20%) WAN
11 19 (19.19%) DNS
11 19 (19.19%) HP
11 19 (19.19%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (18.18%) Telecoms
13 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (17.17%) VPN
13 17 (17.17%) User Experience
13 17 (17.17%) Algorithms
14 16 (16.16%) Problem Management
14 16 (16.16%) Change Management
15 15 (15.15%) Juniper
15 15 (15.15%) Oracle
15 15 (15.15%) VLAN
16 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
17 13 (13.13%) CCNP
17 13 (13.13%) Incident Management
18 12 (12.12%) Computer Science

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (7.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.42%) Firewall
2 31 (31.31%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (20.20%) LAN
3 20 (20.20%) WAN
4 19 (19.19%) DNS
5 17 (17.17%) VPN
6 15 (15.15%) VLAN
7 10 (10.10%) DHCP
7 10 (10.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (7.07%) SSL
8 7 (7.07%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (6.06%) Wireless
9 6 (6.06%) BGP
10 4 (4.04%) VoIP
11 3 (3.03%) IPv6
11 3 (3.03%) DMZ
11 3 (3.03%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.02%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (2.02%) OSPF
13 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.07%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Law
3 2 (2.02%) Legal
3 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.17%) Software Developer
1 17 (17.17%) Software Engineer
1 17 (17.17%) Developer
2 16 (16.16%) Network Engineer
3 13 (13.13%) Consultant
4 10 (10.10%) Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Security Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Junior
8 5 (5.05%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Penetration Test Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Operations Team Leader
9 4 (4.04%) Testing Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) User Experience
1 17 (17.17%) Algorithms
2 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.09%) FlexPod
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) PKI
6 2 (2.02%) CESG
6 2 (2.02%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Windows
2 12 (12.12%) Solaris
3 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.04%) Linux
6 3 (3.03%) UNIX
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) ITIL
2 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.16%) Problem Management
3 16 (16.16%) Change Management
4 13 (13.13%) Incident Management
5 12 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (12.12%) Migration
5 12 (12.12%) Information Security
6 11 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (10.10%) Project Management
7 10 (10.10%) Line Management
8 9 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 9 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.07%) Business Continuity
10 7 (7.07%) Change Control
11 6 (6.06%) Project Planning
11 6 (6.06%) Data Protection
12 5 (5.05%) Service Management
13 4 (4.04%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.06%) C
2 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (32.32%) Degree
2 19 (19.19%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (13.13%) CCNP
4 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.10%) MCTS
5 9 (9.09%) CCNA
5 9 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (8.08%) CCIE
7 6 (6.06%) NCDA
8 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.03%) VCAP
9 3 (3.03%) NCIE
9 3 (3.03%) VCP4
9 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.02%) CCSE
10 2 (2.02%) CISSP
11 1 (1.01%) CCDA
11 1 (1.01%) MCP
11 1 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (23.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 52 (52.53%) Cisco
2 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
3 30 (30.30%) VMware
4 24 (24.24%) NetApp
5 19 (19.19%) HP
6 15 (15.15%) Juniper
6 15 (15.15%) Oracle
7 10 (10.10%) CA
8 9 (9.09%) ProCurve
9 7 (7.07%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.06%) Veeam
10 6 (6.06%) Symantec
10 6 (6.06%) Citrix
11 4 (4.04%) TOWER Software
12 3 (3.03%) McAfee
12 3 (3.03%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.03%) F5
13 2 (2.02%) Lumension
13 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
14 1 (1.01%) Nortel
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