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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 206 162 198
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +36
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 45 82 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 1.17% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 7.94% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36 65 50
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £71,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1072 1033 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.63% 14.79% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 892 878 898
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Manchester -29 24 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cheshire -20 17 £35,000 -18.60% 2
Merseyside -3 1 £58,000 +32.57%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Network Security 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 Network Security.

1 47 (46.53%) Firewall
2 46 (45.54%) CheckPoint
3 44 (43.56%) Juniper
4 42 (41.58%) Windows
5 41 (40.59%) Cisco
6 36 (35.64%) Security Cleared
7 30 (29.70%) TCP/IP
8 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
9 27 (26.73%) Microsoft
10 26 (25.74%) Active Directory
11 23 (22.77%) Finance
12 21 (20.79%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (18.81%) WAN
13 19 (18.81%) VMware
13 19 (18.81%) Management Information System
14 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (17.82%) Splunk
15 17 (16.83%) Incident Management
15 17 (16.83%) Change Management
15 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (16.83%) CCNA
16 16 (15.84%) Telecoms
17 15 (14.85%) SSL
17 15 (14.85%) VPN
17 15 (14.85%) LAN
18 14 (13.86%) Degree
18 14 (13.86%) Fujitsu
18 14 (13.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 14 (13.86%) Retail
18 14 (13.86%) CTC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Network Security 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 Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.96%) IIS
2 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) Apache
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) Lync
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) RMDS
2 1 (0.99%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.99%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (46.53%) Firewall
2 30 (29.70%) TCP/IP
3 19 (18.81%) WAN
4 15 (14.85%) LAN
4 15 (14.85%) VPN
4 15 (14.85%) SSL
5 12 (11.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (10.89%) DNS
7 8 (7.92%) DHCP
8 7 (6.93%) HTTPS
8 7 (6.93%) HTTP
8 7 (6.93%) Junos
9 6 (5.94%) MPLS
10 5 (4.95%) SAN
10 5 (4.95%) Wireless
10 5 (4.95%) NAS
11 4 (3.96%) Internet
12 3 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (2.97%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Hudson
1 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (22.77%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Telecoms
3 14 (13.86%) Retail
4 8 (7.92%) Law
5 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (13.86%) Network Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) Analyst
2 13 (12.87%) Security Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) NOC Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Consultant
4 10 (9.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Security Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Security Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Security Advisor
7 7 (6.93%) Security Specialist
8 6 (5.94%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) Testing Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Incident Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Security Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (2.97%) Principal Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) Web Services
2 1 (0.99%) Middleware
2 1 (0.99%) COM
2 1 (0.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.91%) Thin Client
2 9 (8.91%) Fat Client
3 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.92%) SecurID
4 2 (1.98%) CESG
4 2 (1.98%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.99%) PKI
5 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.99%) SCADA
5 1 (0.99%) RMADS
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (41.58%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.89%) UNIX
5 9 (8.91%) Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Solaris
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) Change Management
1 17 (16.83%) Incident Management
2 13 (12.87%) Information Security
3 12 (11.88%) SIEM
3 12 (11.88%) Cyber Security
4 10 (9.90%) ITIL
5 9 (8.91%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (8.91%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (7.92%) Migration
6 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
7 7 (6.93%) Security Testing
7 7 (6.93%) Service Management
7 7 (6.93%) Network Management
7 7 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.94%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (4.95%) Network Design
9 5 (4.95%) Business Continuity
10 4 (3.96%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.96%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) SQL
2 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.99%) Ruby
2 1 (0.99%) Groovy
2 1 (0.99%) Java
2 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (35.64%) Security Cleared
2 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
3 21 (20.79%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (16.83%) CCNA
5 14 (13.86%) CTC Cleared
5 14 (13.86%) Degree
6 11 (10.89%) MCSA
7 8 (7.92%) CISSP
8 7 (6.93%) CCNP
9 6 (5.94%) MCSE
9 6 (5.94%) MCITP
10 5 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (4.95%) CISM
11 4 (3.96%) MCP
11 4 (3.96%) CCSE
11 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.96%) VCAP
12 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (25.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.93%) Snort
4 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.97%) XenApp
5 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.98%) vSphere
7 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Nessus
2 7 (6.93%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (6.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (5.94%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (45.54%) CheckPoint
2 44 (43.56%) Juniper
3 41 (40.59%) Cisco
4 27 (26.73%) Microsoft
5 19 (18.81%) VMware
6 18 (17.82%) Splunk
7 14 (13.86%) Fujitsu
8 13 (12.87%) Blue Coat
9 12 (11.88%) McAfee
9 12 (11.88%) Websense
9 12 (11.88%) IronPort
10 11 (10.89%) F5
10 11 (10.89%) Symantec
11 8 (7.92%) Citrix
12 7 (6.93%) Lumension
12 7 (6.93%) Becrypt
12 7 (6.93%) LogRhythm
12 7 (6.93%) Qualys
12 7 (6.93%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.97%) Dell
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Lancashire County Council
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago