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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 171 176 200
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 87 81 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 1.21% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.50% 8.23% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76 61 50
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £59,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
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
1024 984 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.09% 14.66% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 832 771 872
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +27 60 £50,000 +17.64% 15
Merseyside -15 13 £51,500 -4.62% 4
Cheshire -6 10 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Lancashire - 2 £14,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 83 (54.61%) Firewall
2 47 (30.92%) Cisco
3 45 (29.61%) DHCP
3 45 (29.61%) DNS
4 44 (28.95%) ITIL
5 42 (27.63%) LAN
6 41 (26.97%) WAN
7 40 (26.32%) Degree
8 38 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 37 (24.34%) VLAN
10 34 (22.37%) CISSP
11 33 (21.71%) Active Directory
11 33 (21.71%) Project Management
12 32 (21.05%) Information Security
13 31 (20.39%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (20.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 30 (19.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 30 (19.74%) Service Management
14 30 (19.74%) VPN
14 30 (19.74%) WLAN
14 30 (19.74%) Data Centre
15 28 (18.42%) CheckPoint
16 26 (17.11%) SIEM
17 25 (16.45%) PCI DSS
18 24 (15.79%) Splunk
19 23 (15.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 23 (15.13%) Security Operations
19 23 (15.13%) TCP/IP
20 22 (14.47%) Security Management
20 22 (14.47%) Vulnerability Management

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 21 (13.82%) IIS
2 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 83 (54.61%) Firewall
2 45 (29.61%) DHCP
2 45 (29.61%) DNS
3 42 (27.63%) LAN
4 41 (26.97%) WAN
5 38 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 37 (24.34%) VLAN
7 30 (19.74%) VPN
7 30 (19.74%) WLAN
8 23 (15.13%) TCP/IP
9 21 (13.82%) Internet
10 19 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (11.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (9.87%) MPLS
12 15 (9.87%) VoIP
13 12 (7.89%) BGP
13 12 (7.89%) IPsec
13 12 (7.89%) SSL
14 11 (7.24%) Wireless
15 10 (6.58%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) Looker
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (11.18%) Law
2 15 (9.87%) Finance
3 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.97%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Games
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (30.26%) Network Engineer
2 33 (21.71%) Consultant
3 32 (21.05%) Security Consultant
4 26 (17.11%) Security Manager
5 23 (15.13%) Security Engineer
5 23 (15.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 17 (11.18%) Senior Consultant
7 17 (11.18%) Senior Security Consultant
8 16 (10.53%) Security Specialist
9 12 (7.89%) Network Security Manager
9 12 (7.89%) Senior Manager
10 11 (7.24%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (7.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (7.24%) Information Security Consultant
10 11 (7.24%) IT Security Specialist
10 11 (7.24%) Network Consultant
10 11 (7.24%) Network Security Consultant
11 10 (6.58%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 10 (6.58%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.89%) .NET
2 8 (5.26%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.32%) CSS
3 2 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.74%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.82%) Security Operations Centre
3 20 (13.16%) NHS
4 15 (9.87%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (8.55%) Management Information System
6 11 (7.24%) Blog
7 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.97%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.97%) PMI
8 2 (1.32%) BYOD
8 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.32%) FMCG
8 2 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.66%) Online Games
9 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.50%) Windows
2 16 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.26%) Linux
4 4 (2.63%) Unix
5 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.66%) CentOS
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.95%) ITIL
2 33 (21.71%) Project Management
3 32 (21.05%) Information Security
4 31 (20.39%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (19.74%) Service Management
5 30 (19.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 26 (17.11%) SIEM
7 23 (15.13%) Security Operations
7 23 (15.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 22 (14.47%) Security Management
8 22 (14.47%) Vulnerability Management
9 21 (13.82%) Compliance Management
9 21 (13.82%) Performance Management
9 21 (13.82%) Portfolio Management
9 21 (13.82%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 21 (13.82%) Security Architecture
10 17 (11.18%) Business Development
10 17 (11.18%) Mentoring
10 17 (11.18%) Network Management
11 16 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.87%) Java
2 13 (8.55%) PHP
3 11 (7.24%) C#
3 11 (7.24%) C++
3 11 (7.24%) Objective-C
3 11 (7.24%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.66%) Python
5 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (26.32%) Degree
2 34 (22.37%) CISSP
3 21 (13.82%) IISP
4 18 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (10.53%) CCNA
6 14 (9.21%) CREST Certified
7 13 (8.55%) CCNP
8 11 (7.24%) CHECK Team Leader
8 11 (7.24%) CISM
8 11 (7.24%) Cyber Scheme
8 11 (7.24%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
8 11 (7.24%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (2.63%) CCSA
9 4 (2.63%) CCSE
10 3 (1.97%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.97%) CCIE
10 3 (1.97%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (20.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (16.45%) PCI DSS
3 15 (9.87%) QA
4 13 (8.55%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (21.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.97%) Firmware
4 3 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.58%) QRadar
2 7 (4.61%) Cacti
3 3 (1.97%) Nagios
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.66%) Ansible
5 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.66%) SCCM
5 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (30.92%) Cisco
2 28 (18.42%) CheckPoint
3 24 (15.79%) Splunk
4 21 (13.82%) ArcSight
5 19 (12.50%) VMware
6 16 (10.53%) Juniper
7 12 (7.89%) F5
8 9 (5.92%) Intel Security
8 9 (5.92%) IronPort
9 8 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (5.26%) Siemens
10 7 (4.61%) Microsoft
10 7 (4.61%) Polycom
11 6 (3.95%) Citrix
12 5 (3.29%) Avaya
13 4 (2.63%) HP
13 4 (2.63%) NetApp
13 4 (2.63%) Symantec
14 3 (1.97%) AppSense
14 3 (1.97%) Veeam
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58,000 - £65,000+ Package
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + extensive benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 20 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago