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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 146 162 183
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 118 79 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 1.28% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.08% 8.79% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 97 66 65
Median salary £50,000 £62,500 £41,430
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Network Security
England

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
977 899 1145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.62% 14.60% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 793 715 961
Median salary £39,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 69 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Cheshire +12 27 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Merseyside -4 15 £51,000 -5.55% 4
Lancashire +3 7 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 109 (57.98%) Firewall
2 66 (35.11%) WAN
3 65 (34.57%) Cisco
4 58 (30.85%) LAN
5 55 (29.26%) Information Security
6 53 (28.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 52 (27.66%) DHCP
7 52 (27.66%) DNS
7 52 (27.66%) CISSP
8 45 (23.94%) Data Centre
9 44 (23.40%) Service Management
9 44 (23.40%) WLAN
9 44 (23.40%) ITIL
9 44 (23.40%) VLAN
10 43 (22.87%) Security Operations
11 40 (21.28%) Active Directory
12 39 (20.74%) Degree
12 39 (20.74%) PCI DSS
13 35 (18.62%) Security Management
14 34 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
15 33 (17.55%) NHS
15 33 (17.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 32 (17.02%) Splunk
17 31 (16.49%) Identity Access Management
17 31 (16.49%) Finance
17 31 (16.49%) CheckPoint
18 30 (15.96%) Network Management
19 29 (15.43%) Security Operations Centre
19 29 (15.43%) Internet
20 27 (14.36%) CISM

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 24 (12.77%) IIS
2 6 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.60%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) Zimbra
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (57.98%) Firewall
2 66 (35.11%) WAN
3 58 (30.85%) LAN
4 53 (28.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 52 (27.66%) DHCP
5 52 (27.66%) DNS
6 44 (23.40%) VLAN
6 44 (23.40%) WLAN
7 29 (15.43%) Internet
8 27 (14.36%) VPN
9 22 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (11.70%) TCP/IP
10 21 (11.17%) BGP
10 21 (11.17%) MPLS
11 20 (10.64%) Wireless
12 18 (9.57%) VoIP
13 16 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (8.51%) OSPF
14 15 (7.98%) EIGRP
14 15 (7.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) GIS
3 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Ant
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (16.49%) Finance
2 20 (10.64%) Law
3 6 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.66%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.66%) Retail
5 4 (2.13%) Back Office
6 2 (1.06%) Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Games
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (26.60%) Network Engineer
2 31 (16.49%) Consultant
3 30 (15.96%) Security Consultant
4 27 (14.36%) Security Manager
5 23 (12.23%) Network Consultant
5 23 (12.23%) Network Security Consultant
6 22 (11.70%) Security Engineer
7 20 (10.64%) Senior Network Engineer
8 19 (10.11%) Information Security Consultant
9 17 (9.04%) Network Security Engineer
9 17 (9.04%) Security Specialist
10 16 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (8.51%) Network Security Manager
11 15 (7.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 12 (6.38%) Analyst
12 12 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
12 12 (6.38%) Senior Security Consultant
13 10 (5.32%) IT Security Specialist
13 10 (5.32%) Senior Network Consultant
13 10 (5.32%) Senior Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.32%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.19%) .NET
3 3 (1.60%) REST
3 3 (1.60%) Web Services
4 2 (1.06%) CSS
4 2 (1.06%) HTML
4 2 (1.06%) Middleware
5 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.94%) Data Centre
2 33 (17.55%) NHS
3 29 (15.43%) Security Operations Centre
4 27 (14.36%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (9.57%) Management Information System
6 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.19%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.66%) FlexPod
9 4 (2.13%) CCTV
9 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.60%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.06%) Blog
11 2 (1.06%) Contactless
11 2 (1.06%) FMCG
11 2 (1.06%) PMI
12 1 (0.53%) BYOD
12 1 (0.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.23%) Windows
2 15 (7.98%) Linux
3 9 (4.79%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.72%) Unix
5 3 (1.60%) Android
5 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.60%) Solaris
5 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.06%) CentOS
6 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.26%) Information Security
2 44 (23.40%) ITIL
2 44 (23.40%) Service Management
3 43 (22.87%) Security Operations
4 35 (18.62%) Security Management
5 31 (16.49%) Identity Access Management
6 30 (15.96%) Network Management
7 25 (13.30%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (12.77%) Compliance Management
8 24 (12.77%) Performance Management
8 24 (12.77%) Portfolio Management
8 24 (12.77%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 24 (12.77%) Security Architecture
9 22 (11.70%) Project Management
9 22 (11.70%) Risk Management
10 21 (11.17%) Data Protection
11 19 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (10.11%) SIEM
12 17 (9.04%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (9.04%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.26%) Java
2 5 (2.66%) C++
3 3 (1.60%) C
3 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.60%) PHP
3 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.60%) SQL
4 2 (1.06%) C#
4 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.06%) VB
4 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.53%) ABAP
5 1 (0.53%) Python
5 1 (0.53%) Ruby
5 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (27.66%) CISSP
2 39 (20.74%) Degree
3 34 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (14.36%) CISM
5 25 (13.30%) CCNP
6 24 (12.77%) IISP
7 18 (9.57%) CCNA
8 10 (5.32%) CCIE
9 7 (3.72%) CISMP
9 7 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (3.19%) A+ Certification
10 6 (3.19%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (2.66%) CCSA
11 5 (2.66%) CCSE
11 5 (2.66%) CREST Certified
11 5 (2.66%) MCSE
11 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.13%) CCSP
12 4 (2.13%) CISA
13 3 (1.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (20.74%) PCI DSS
2 33 (17.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.79%) SLA
4 6 (3.19%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.66%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.13%) Firmware
4 4 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.60%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (4.79%) Cacti
2 5 (2.66%) QRadar
3 4 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.60%) SCCM
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.06%) Puppet
5 2 (1.06%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.06%) SCOM
5 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.53%) Ansible
6 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.53%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (34.57%) Cisco
2 32 (17.02%) Splunk
3 31 (16.49%) CheckPoint
4 25 (13.30%) ArcSight
5 16 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 15 (7.98%) VMware
7 14 (7.45%) IronPort
8 13 (6.91%) Juniper
9 11 (5.85%) Siemens
10 10 (5.32%) Barracuda Networks
10 10 (5.32%) Polycom
11 9 (4.79%) Citrix
11 9 (4.79%) F5
11 9 (4.79%) Fortinet
11 9 (4.79%) Symantec
12 7 (3.72%) Avaya
13 5 (2.66%) AppSense
13 5 (2.66%) HP
13 5 (2.66%) Kaspersky
13 5 (2.66%) NetApp
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Recital Consulting
Salary: £60000 Per Annum including Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £70000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool, UK
QVC
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 30000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago