The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / North West
Rank 141 156 147
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 104 76 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.75% 1.35% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.47% 9.29% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 64 61 72
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £41,575
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +26.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,875 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £95,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
834 818 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.06% 14.50% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 628 675 903
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Security
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Security Salary Trend in the North West

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Network Security Salary Histogram in the North West

Network Security
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -31 63 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Merseyside +6 14 £53,573 +12.78% 3
Lancashire - 14 £41,000 - 1
Cheshire +23 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 148 (65.20%) Firewall
2 104 (45.81%) Cisco
3 77 (33.92%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (33.04%) Information Security
5 73 (32.16%) WAN
6 63 (27.75%) Data Centre
7 61 (26.87%) CCNP
8 60 (26.43%) Finance
9 57 (25.11%) LAN
10 54 (23.79%) CISSP
11 52 (22.91%) Intrusion Detection
12 49 (21.59%) DHCP
13 48 (21.15%) DNS
13 48 (21.15%) CheckPoint
14 44 (19.38%) Security Operations
15 41 (18.06%) Active Directory
16 40 (17.62%) Network Management
17 39 (17.18%) ITIL
18 38 (16.74%) BGP
19 37 (16.30%) MPLS
19 37 (16.30%) TCP/IP
19 37 (16.30%) VLAN
19 37 (16.30%) Degree
20 36 (15.86%) PCI DSS
21 35 (15.42%) OSPF
22 34 (14.98%) CCNA
22 34 (14.98%) Security Management
22 34 (14.98%) Splunk
22 34 (14.98%) Cybersecurity
23 32 (14.10%) VPN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.05%) IIS
2 7 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.64%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.44%) Zimbra
Applications
1 11 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (65.20%) Firewall
2 73 (32.16%) WAN
3 57 (25.11%) LAN
4 52 (22.91%) Intrusion Detection
5 49 (21.59%) DHCP
6 48 (21.15%) DNS
7 38 (16.74%) BGP
8 37 (16.30%) MPLS
8 37 (16.30%) TCP/IP
8 37 (16.30%) VLAN
9 35 (15.42%) OSPF
10 32 (14.10%) VPN
11 31 (13.66%) WLAN
12 29 (12.78%) Internet
13 24 (10.57%) EIGRP
14 21 (9.25%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (9.25%) Wireless
15 18 (7.93%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (7.93%) VoIP
16 13 (5.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.88%) GIS
3 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Ant
2 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (26.43%) Finance
2 26 (11.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 22 (9.69%) Retail
4 16 (7.05%) Law
5 5 (2.20%) Banking
5 5 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.76%) Back Office
7 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (25.11%) Network Engineer
2 39 (17.18%) Consultant
3 37 (16.30%) Network Consultant
3 37 (16.30%) Network Security Consultant
3 37 (16.30%) Security Consultant
4 26 (11.45%) Security Engineer
5 25 (11.01%) Security Manager
6 23 (10.13%) Analyst
7 20 (8.81%) Security Analyst
8 18 (7.93%) Lead Network Engineer
9 17 (7.49%) Security Specialist
10 16 (7.05%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (7.05%) Information Security Consultant
11 15 (6.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 15 (6.61%) Network Security Engineer
12 14 (6.17%) Network Security Manager
13 10 (4.41%) Network Analyst
13 10 (4.41%) Network Security Analyst
14 9 (3.96%) Firewall Engineer
14 9 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) .NET
1 3 (1.32%) REST
1 3 (1.32%) Web Services
2 2 (0.88%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (27.75%) Data Centre
2 28 (12.33%) NHS
3 26 (11.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 22 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (8.37%) Management Information System
6 17 (7.49%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (4.85%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.64%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.64%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.64%) FlexPod
9 5 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.76%) CCTV
10 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.88%) Contactless
13 1 (0.44%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.44%) Fintech
13 1 (0.44%) FMCG
13 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.45%) Windows
2 17 (7.49%) Linux
3 11 (4.85%) Unix
4 7 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.76%) Solaris
6 3 (1.32%) Android
6 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.04%) Information Security
2 44 (19.38%) Security Operations
3 40 (17.62%) Network Management
4 39 (17.18%) ITIL
5 34 (14.98%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (14.98%) Security Management
6 32 (14.10%) Service Management
7 29 (12.78%) Identity Access Management
8 27 (11.89%) Network Design
9 26 (11.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (7.93%) Data Protection
10 18 (7.93%) ITSM
10 18 (7.93%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (7.49%) Performance Management
11 17 (7.49%) Risk Management
11 17 (7.49%) Security Architecture
12 16 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (7.05%) Mentoring
12 16 (7.05%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.32%) C
2 3 (1.32%) C++
2 3 (1.32%) Java
2 3 (1.32%) SQL
2 3 (1.32%) VB
3 1 (0.44%) ABAP
3 1 (0.44%) Python
3 1 (0.44%) Ruby
3 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (33.92%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (26.87%) CCNP
3 54 (23.79%) CISSP
4 37 (16.30%) Degree
5 34 (14.98%) CCNA
6 32 (14.10%) CISM
7 27 (11.89%) CCIE
8 16 (7.05%) IISP
9 14 (6.17%) CCSA
9 14 (6.17%) CCSE
10 13 (5.73%) CCSP
10 13 (5.73%) JNCIP
11 12 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (4.41%) CISMP
13 7 (3.08%) MCSE
13 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (2.64%) A+ Certification
14 6 (2.64%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (1.76%) SCSA
15 4 (1.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.86%) PCI DSS
2 30 (13.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.52%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) QA
5 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.64%) Sendmail
3 6 (2.64%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.76%) Firmware
4 4 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.44%) Docker
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (7.93%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.32%) RSA enVision
2 3 (1.32%) SCCM
2 3 (1.32%) SCDPM
2 3 (1.32%) SCOM
2 3 (1.32%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.88%) Cacti
4 1 (0.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 104 (45.81%) Cisco
2 48 (21.15%) CheckPoint
3 34 (14.98%) Splunk
4 31 (13.66%) Citrix
5 30 (13.22%) Fortinet
6 29 (12.78%) VMware
7 27 (11.89%) Microsoft
8 23 (10.13%) Juniper
9 19 (8.37%) ArcSight
10 15 (6.61%) F5
11 11 (4.85%) Symantec
12 9 (3.96%) Riverbed
13 7 (3.08%) Avaya
13 7 (3.08%) Veeam
14 6 (2.64%) AppSense
14 6 (2.64%) HP
14 6 (2.64%) IronPort
14 6 (2.64%) Lotus
14 6 (2.64%) NetApp
14 6 (2.64%) Palo Alto
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