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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPort
Rank 238 233 228
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing IronPort 16 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 6
Average salary £65,000 £43,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.42% +27.94%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £44,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.54%
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
3332 2997 3414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.47% 44.37% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2723 2529 2940
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IronPort across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

IronPort Salary Histogram 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 21 October 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
Cheshire -15 9 £65,000 +62.50%
Manchester -14 7 £65,000 -
IronPort
England

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (72.00%) Symantec
2 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (64.00%) MS Exchange
4 15 (60.00%) SMTP
4 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (56.00%) Windows
5 14 (56.00%) Clustering
5 14 (56.00%) Finance
5 14 (56.00%) Migration
6 13 (52.00%) Load Balancing
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (52.00%) Perl
6 13 (52.00%) VB.NET
6 13 (52.00%) .NET
6 13 (52.00%) IIS
6 13 (52.00%) ITIL
6 13 (52.00%) DNS
6 13 (52.00%) SAN
6 13 (52.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (52.00%) NAS
7 12 (48.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (36.00%) Juniper
8 9 (36.00%) Blue Coat
8 9 (36.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (64.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (52.00%) IIS
5 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (8.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (60.00%) SMTP
3 13 (52.00%) DNS
3 13 (52.00%) SAN
3 13 (52.00%) NAS
4 9 (36.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (16.00%) MPLS
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.00%) HTTP
8 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.00%) SSL
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 6 (24.00%) Team Leader
2 5 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Email Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Clustering
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Migration
2 13 (52.00%) Load Balancing
2 13 (52.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) SIEM
3 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (16.00%) Network Design
4 4 (16.00%) Content Management
4 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (52.00%) Perl
2 13 (52.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.00%) CEH
2 4 (16.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Snort
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (48.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (20.00%) Nessus
4 3 (12.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Symantec
2 9 (36.00%) Juniper
2 9 (36.00%) Blue Coat
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Qualys
4 5 (20.00%) Splunk
4 5 (20.00%) Lumension
4 5 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 5 (20.00%) Becrypt
4 5 (20.00%) McAfee
4 5 (20.00%) Websense
4 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 4 (16.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.00%) Sophos
6 2 (8.00%) Trend Micro
7 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu