The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IronPort over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IronPort Systems.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPort
Rank 247 223 243
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Permanent jobs citing IronPort 6 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.45% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +13.69%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.00%
IronPort
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3288 3146 3765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.16% 45.64% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2596 2672 3228
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IronPort across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IronPort
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IronPort across the North West region.

IronPort Salary Trend in the North West

IronPort
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IronPort within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Manchester +2 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Cheshire -20 2 - -
IronPort
England

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing IronPort 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 IronPort.

1 18 (90.00%) Blue Coat
1 18 (90.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (80.00%) Juniper
3 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (70.00%) Symantec
3 14 (70.00%) McAfee
3 14 (70.00%) Websense
3 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (70.00%) SIEM
3 14 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) Nessus
5 12 (60.00%) Snort
5 12 (60.00%) Qualys
5 12 (60.00%) Network Security
5 12 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (60.00%) Splunk
5 12 (60.00%) Lumension
5 12 (60.00%) Cyber Security
5 12 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (60.00%) Becrypt
5 12 (60.00%) LogRhythm
5 12 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
7 8 (40.00%) CISSP
7 8 (40.00%) SSCP
7 8 (40.00%) CEH

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing IronPort 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 IronPort. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (60.00%) Network Security
4 6 (30.00%) HTTPS
4 6 (30.00%) SSL
4 6 (30.00%) HTTP
5 4 (20.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) SMTP
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Security Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) SIEM
1 14 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (60.00%) Cyber Security
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Content Management
4 4 (20.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) SSCP
2 8 (40.00%) CEH
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Snort
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Nessus
1 12 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (10.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Blue Coat
2 16 (80.00%) Juniper
3 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (70.00%) Symantec
3 14 (70.00%) McAfee
3 14 (70.00%) Websense
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) Qualys
5 12 (60.00%) Splunk
5 12 (60.00%) Lumension
5 12 (60.00%) Becrypt
5 12 (60.00%) LogRhythm
6 6 (30.00%) Fujitsu
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 1 (5.00%) Sophos
8 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro