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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 175 203 208
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 65 59 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 0.90% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.11% 6.24% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 45 36
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.43%
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
914 946 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.58% 14.49% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 755 764 880
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +6 45 £50,000 +35.13% 43
Cheshire +25 7 £59,000 +38.82% 13
Merseyside -3 7 £49,250 +31.33% 12
Lancashire +15 5 £27,500 -35.29% 4
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 64 (44.76%) Firewall
2 55 (38.46%) Cisco
3 45 (31.47%) Penetration Testing
4 44 (30.77%) ITIL
5 39 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 37 (25.87%) VPN
7 36 (25.17%) Windows
7 36 (25.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 35 (24.48%) Project Management
9 34 (23.78%) Degree
10 33 (23.08%) CheckPoint
10 33 (23.08%) DHCP
10 33 (23.08%) DNS
11 32 (22.38%) TCP/IP
11 32 (22.38%) LAN
12 31 (21.68%) Information Security
13 29 (20.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 29 (20.28%) CISSP
13 29 (20.28%) SIEM
14 27 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (18.18%) Windows Server
16 25 (17.48%) Cisco ASA
17 24 (16.78%) VLAN
17 24 (16.78%) WAN
17 24 (16.78%) Data Centre
18 23 (16.08%) Juniper
18 23 (16.08%) Risk Management
19 22 (15.38%) Active Directory
19 22 (15.38%) Security Cleared
19 22 (15.38%) Mentoring

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 10 (6.99%) IIS
2 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 64 (44.76%) Firewall
2 37 (25.87%) VPN
3 33 (23.08%) DHCP
3 33 (23.08%) DNS
4 32 (22.38%) LAN
4 32 (22.38%) TCP/IP
5 25 (17.48%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (16.78%) VLAN
6 24 (16.78%) WAN
7 18 (12.59%) MPLS
8 16 (11.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (10.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (10.49%) Wireless
10 13 (9.09%) Junos
10 13 (9.09%) VoIP
11 10 (6.99%) BGP
11 10 (6.99%) IPsec
11 10 (6.99%) WLAN
12 8 (5.59%) IP Telephony
12 8 (5.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) Looker
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.79%) Law
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.10%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (32.17%) Network Engineer
2 25 (17.48%) Consultant
3 24 (16.78%) Security Consultant
4 21 (14.69%) Security Engineer
4 21 (14.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (13.99%) Security Manager
6 17 (11.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (9.79%) Security Specialist
8 13 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
8 13 (9.09%) Senior Manager
8 13 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
9 11 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 10 (6.99%) Analyst
11 9 (6.29%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (6.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (6.29%) IT Security Specialist
11 9 (6.29%) Security Analyst
11 9 (6.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 9 (6.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (5.59%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.59%) .NET
2 7 (4.90%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) CSS
4 1 (0.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.78%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.59%) Blog
3 12 (8.39%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.99%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (3.50%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.80%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.80%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.10%) iPad
7 3 (2.10%) PMI
8 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.40%) BYOD
8 2 (1.40%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.70%) FMCG
9 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.70%) Online Games
9 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.17%) Windows
2 26 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.99%) Linux
4 6 (4.20%) Unix
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.80%) Android
5 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.10%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.10%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.47%) Penetration Testing
2 44 (30.77%) ITIL
3 39 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 36 (25.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 35 (24.48%) Project Management
6 31 (21.68%) Information Security
7 29 (20.28%) SIEM
8 23 (16.08%) Risk Management
9 22 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 18 (12.59%) Business Development
10 18 (12.59%) Ethical Hacking
11 16 (11.19%) Security Management
12 15 (10.49%) Change Management
12 15 (10.49%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (10.49%) Security Architecture
12 15 (10.49%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (9.79%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (9.79%) Security Operations
14 10 (6.99%) Portfolio Management
14 10 (6.99%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) Java
2 19 (13.29%) PHP
3 17 (11.89%) C#
3 17 (11.89%) C++
3 17 (11.89%) Objective-C
3 17 (11.89%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.10%) C
4 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (23.78%) Degree
2 29 (20.28%) CISSP
3 27 (18.88%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 21 (14.69%) CCNA
6 20 (13.99%) CCNP
7 18 (12.59%) CHECK Team Leader
7 18 (12.59%) CREST Certified
8 14 (9.79%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (8.39%) Cyber Scheme
9 12 (8.39%) Tigerscheme
10 11 (7.69%) CISM
11 10 (6.99%) IISP
12 6 (4.20%) JNCIP
12 6 (4.20%) JNCIS
13 5 (3.50%) MCSE
13 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (2.80%) CCSA
14 4 (2.80%) CCSE
15 3 (2.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (14.69%) QA
3 17 (11.89%) PCI DSS
4 13 (9.09%) SLA
5 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.99%) QRadar
2 5 (3.50%) Cacti
3 4 (2.80%) Nagios
4 2 (1.40%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.40%) Nessus
5 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.70%) Nmap
5 1 (0.70%) Proventia
5 1 (0.70%) SCCM
5 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (38.46%) Cisco
2 33 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 23 (16.08%) Juniper
4 20 (13.99%) VMware
5 14 (9.79%) Intel Security
5 14 (9.79%) Splunk
6 12 (8.39%) F5
7 10 (6.99%) ArcSight
8 8 (5.59%) Citrix
8 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.90%) NetApp
10 6 (4.20%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (4.20%) IronPort
10 6 (4.20%) Siemens
11 5 (3.50%) Polycom
11 5 (3.50%) Symantec
12 4 (2.80%) HP
13 3 (2.10%) Sophos
13 3 (2.10%) Veeam
14 2 (1.40%) Meraki
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago