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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 162 190 207
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 65 68 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 1.06% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 7.13% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 39
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 £34,250 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
- +8.68%
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
885 954 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.81% 14.83% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 752 764 858
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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 +2 41 £50,000 +25.00% 37
Cheshire +19 9 £50,000 +17.64% 14
Merseyside +9 9 £43,500 +16.00% 10
Lancashire +12 6 £29,500 -30.58% 6
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 54 (36.00%) Firewall
2 52 (34.67%) Penetration Testing
3 50 (33.33%) Cisco
4 49 (32.67%) Windows
5 42 (28.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 41 (27.33%) Information Security
7 40 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 39 (26.00%) ITIL
9 37 (24.67%) CISSP
9 37 (24.67%) Project Management
9 37 (24.67%) Degree
10 36 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 36 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 35 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (21.33%) CheckPoint
13 31 (20.67%) DNS
13 31 (20.67%) LAN
13 31 (20.67%) DHCP
14 30 (20.00%) SIEM
15 28 (18.67%) Data Centre
15 28 (18.67%) Windows Server
16 27 (18.00%) VMware
16 27 (18.00%) VPN
16 27 (18.00%) VLAN
17 26 (17.33%) CCNA
17 26 (17.33%) WAN
18 25 (16.67%) Active Directory
19 24 (16.00%) CCNP
20 23 (15.33%) Security Management
20 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared

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 12 (8.00%) IIS
2 7 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.67%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (36.00%) Firewall
2 36 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 31 (20.67%) DHCP
3 31 (20.67%) DNS
3 31 (20.67%) LAN
4 27 (18.00%) VLAN
4 27 (18.00%) VPN
5 26 (17.33%) WAN
6 22 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (11.33%) MPLS
8 14 (9.33%) Wireless
9 13 (8.67%) Junos
10 10 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (6.67%) VoIP
11 9 (6.00%) BGP
12 7 (4.67%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (4.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (4.00%) BIG-IP
13 6 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.33%) Looker
General
1 18 (12.00%) Finance
1 18 (12.00%) Law
2 15 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.00%) Banking
4 4 (2.67%) Back Office
4 4 (2.67%) Legal
5 2 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.67%) Consultant
3 27 (18.00%) Security Consultant
4 22 (14.67%) Security Manager
5 18 (12.00%) Security Engineer
6 15 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (9.33%) Penetration Tester
7 14 (9.33%) Security Specialist
7 14 (9.33%) Tester
8 13 (8.67%) Senior Consultant
8 13 (8.67%) Senior Manager
8 13 (8.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (8.67%) Senior Security Consultant
9 11 (7.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 11 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.67%) Security Penetration Tester
10 10 (6.67%) Security Tester
11 9 (6.00%) Applications Tester
11 9 (6.00%) IT Security Specialist
11 9 (6.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.33%) .NET
2 9 (6.00%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.67%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.67%) Blog
2 19 (12.67%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (6.00%) Blackberry
4 9 (6.00%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.67%) iPad
6 3 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.33%) BYOD
7 2 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.67%) CESG
8 1 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.67%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.67%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.67%) Online Games
8 1 (0.67%) PMI
8 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.67%) Windows
2 28 (18.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (8.67%) Linux
4 12 (8.00%) Unix
5 9 (6.00%) Android
5 9 (6.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.33%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (2.67%) AIX
8 4 (2.67%) CentOS
8 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.67%) Penetration Testing
2 42 (28.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 41 (27.33%) Information Security
4 40 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 39 (26.00%) ITIL
6 37 (24.67%) Project Management
7 30 (20.00%) SIEM
8 23 (15.33%) Mentoring
8 23 (15.33%) Security Management
9 22 (14.67%) Security Architecture
10 20 (13.33%) Risk Management
11 19 (12.67%) Ethical Hacking
12 18 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (11.33%) Business Development
13 17 (11.33%) Security Operations
14 15 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (9.33%) Change Management
15 14 (9.33%) Network Design
16 13 (8.67%) Network Monitoring
16 13 (8.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.00%) Java
1 18 (12.00%) PHP
2 17 (11.33%) C#
2 17 (11.33%) C++
2 17 (11.33%) Objective-C
2 17 (11.33%) VB.NET
3 5 (3.33%) C
4 4 (2.67%) SQL
5 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (24.67%) CISSP
1 37 (24.67%) Degree
2 35 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (17.33%) CCNA
4 24 (16.00%) CCNP
5 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
6 19 (12.67%) CHECK Team Leader
6 19 (12.67%) CREST Certified
7 15 (10.00%) CISM
8 12 (8.00%) Cyber Scheme
8 12 (8.00%) IISP
8 12 (8.00%) Tigerscheme
9 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (6.67%) MCSE
11 9 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (4.67%) CCSE
13 6 (4.00%) CCIE
13 6 (4.00%) JNCIP
13 6 (4.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (14.00%) QA
3 19 (12.67%) PCI DSS
4 12 (8.00%) SLA
5 9 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.00%) vSphere
5 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) Snort
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (8.00%) QRadar
2 4 (2.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.67%) HP SIM
2 4 (2.67%) Nagios
2 4 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.67%) WSUS
3 3 (2.00%) Nessus
4 2 (1.33%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.33%) Nmap
5 1 (0.67%) Proventia
Vendors
1 50 (33.33%) Cisco
2 32 (21.33%) CheckPoint
3 27 (18.00%) VMware
4 21 (14.00%) Juniper
5 17 (11.33%) Splunk
6 14 (9.33%) F5
6 14 (9.33%) Intel Security
7 12 (8.00%) ArcSight
8 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (7.33%) Symantec
9 10 (6.67%) Citrix
9 10 (6.67%) HP
10 9 (6.00%) NetApp
11 7 (4.67%) Sophos
12 6 (4.00%) IBM
13 5 (3.33%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.33%) Veeam
14 4 (2.67%) Dell
14 4 (2.67%) ProCurve
14 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Met University
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + huge benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, BUPA, Life Cover, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, share options, flexi hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago