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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 180 194 219
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 68 68 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 1.01% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.08% 6.80% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 58 53 39
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £31,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £58,400
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +10.58%
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
960 1000 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.72% 14.91% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 799 801 918
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 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +23 48 £48,750 +31.75% 39
Merseyside -5 8 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Cheshire 0 5 £59,000 +18.00% 23
Lancashire - 5 £14,000 - 4
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 72 (50.35%) Firewall
2 49 (34.27%) Cisco
3 48 (33.57%) ITIL
4 40 (27.97%) Penetration Testing
5 36 (25.17%) Degree
5 36 (25.17%) Project Management
5 36 (25.17%) DHCP
5 36 (25.17%) VPN
5 36 (25.17%) DNS
6 35 (24.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 32 (22.38%) CISSP
8 31 (21.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 31 (21.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 30 (20.98%) CheckPoint
9 30 (20.98%) LAN
10 28 (19.58%) TCP/IP
11 27 (18.88%) VLAN
11 27 (18.88%) SIEM
12 26 (18.18%) Data Centre
13 25 (17.48%) Information Security
13 25 (17.48%) Active Directory
13 25 (17.48%) Windows
14 24 (16.78%) WAN
14 24 (16.78%) Intrusion Detection
15 23 (16.08%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (16.08%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (15.38%) Juniper
17 21 (14.69%) Mentoring
17 21 (14.69%) Windows Server
18 20 (13.99%) PCI DSS

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 15 (10.49%) 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 3 (2.10%) MS Office
2 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (50.35%) Firewall
2 36 (25.17%) DHCP
2 36 (25.17%) DNS
2 36 (25.17%) VPN
3 30 (20.98%) LAN
4 28 (19.58%) TCP/IP
5 27 (18.88%) VLAN
6 24 (16.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 24 (16.78%) WAN
7 23 (16.08%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (13.29%) WLAN
9 17 (11.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (11.19%) MPLS
11 13 (9.09%) Wireless
12 12 (8.39%) Internet
12 12 (8.39%) IPsec
12 12 (8.39%) Junos
12 12 (8.39%) SSL
12 12 (8.39%) VoIP
13 10 (6.99%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) Looker
General
1 14 (9.79%) Finance
1 14 (9.79%) Law
2 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.10%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.40%) Games
4 2 (1.40%) Legal
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (32.17%) Network Engineer
2 30 (20.98%) Consultant
3 29 (20.28%) Security Consultant
4 24 (16.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 23 (16.08%) Security Manager
6 22 (15.38%) Security Engineer
7 18 (12.59%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (11.19%) Senior Consultant
8 16 (11.19%) Senior Security Consultant
9 14 (9.79%) Security Specialist
10 13 (9.09%) Senior Manager
11 11 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
11 11 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 10 (6.99%) IT Security Specialist
12 10 (6.99%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 10 (6.99%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 9 (6.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
14 8 (5.59%) Analyst
15 7 (4.90%) Field Engineer
15 7 (4.90%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.89%) .NET
2 9 (6.29%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.40%) CSS
3 2 (1.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.19%) Blog
3 15 (10.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.90%) NHS
7 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.10%) PMI
8 2 (1.40%) BYOD
8 2 (1.40%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.40%) FMCG
8 2 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.40%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) CESG
9 1 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.70%) Online Games
9 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.48%) Windows
2 21 (14.69%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.90%) Linux
4 3 (2.10%) Unix
4 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.10%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) CentOS
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.57%) ITIL
2 40 (27.97%) Penetration Testing
3 36 (25.17%) Project Management
4 35 (24.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 31 (21.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 27 (18.88%) SIEM
7 25 (17.48%) Information Security
8 21 (14.69%) Mentoring
9 20 (13.99%) Business Development
10 19 (13.29%) Risk Management
10 19 (13.29%) Service Management
10 19 (13.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 18 (12.59%) Ethical Hacking
11 18 (12.59%) Security Operations
12 17 (11.89%) Security Architecture
13 15 (10.49%) Compliance Management
13 15 (10.49%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (10.49%) Performance Management
13 15 (10.49%) Portfolio Management
13 15 (10.49%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) Java
2 18 (12.59%) PHP
3 16 (11.19%) C#
3 16 (11.19%) C++
3 16 (11.19%) Objective-C
3 16 (11.19%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (25.17%) Degree
2 32 (22.38%) CISSP
3 23 (16.08%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (13.29%) CCNP
5 18 (12.59%) CREST Certified
6 17 (11.89%) CCNA
6 17 (11.89%) Security Cleared
7 16 (11.19%) CHECK Team Leader
8 15 (10.49%) IISP
9 13 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (8.39%) Cyber Scheme
10 12 (8.39%) Tigerscheme
11 9 (6.29%) CISM
12 5 (3.50%) JNCIP
12 5 (3.50%) JNCIS
13 4 (2.80%) CCSA
13 4 (2.80%) CCSE
14 3 (2.10%) CCIE
14 3 (2.10%) CISA
14 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (13.99%) PCI DSS
2 20 (13.99%) QA
3 13 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 25 (17.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.59%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (6.99%) QRadar
2 7 (4.90%) Cacti
3 3 (2.10%) Nagios
4 2 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.40%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.40%) Nessus
5 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.70%) Nmap
5 1 (0.70%) Proventia
5 1 (0.70%) Puppet
5 1 (0.70%) SCCM
5 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (34.27%) Cisco
2 30 (20.98%) CheckPoint
3 22 (15.38%) Juniper
4 17 (11.89%) Splunk
5 16 (11.19%) VMware
6 15 (10.49%) ArcSight
7 13 (9.09%) Intel Security
8 12 (8.39%) F5
9 8 (5.59%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (5.59%) IronPort
9 8 (5.59%) Siemens
10 7 (4.90%) Polycom
11 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
12 4 (2.80%) Citrix
12 4 (2.80%) NetApp
13 3 (2.10%) Sophos
14 2 (1.40%) Avaya
14 2 (1.40%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.40%) MobileIron
14 2 (1.40%) Symantec
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
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Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
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Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
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Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
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Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
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Wirral, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working hours, work from home
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Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + 20% bonus, flexible working hours, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + flexible working hours, 25 days holiday
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Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago