The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 32 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.21% 1.63% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.30% 15.79% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £44,500 £26,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Network Security
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 17.19% 10.33% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 31
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Network Security
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Stockport region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Stockport

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Stockport

Network Security
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
1 8 (80.00%) VPN
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) VLAN
1 8 (80.00%) ProCurve
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
1 8 (80.00%) VPN
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) VLAN
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Head of Security
2 2 (20.00%) Head of Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) ProCurve
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft