Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 263 263
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 28 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.35% 0.21% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.22% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 3
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +14.86% -1.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,150 £36,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £49,000 £46,600
North West median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +14.94% -45.63% +77.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7767 7309 7124
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.44% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6454 6278 5936
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,835
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Manchester

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in Manchester

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £45,000 -
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security Engineer
North West

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (96.43%) Network Security
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco
3 20 (71.43%) Firewall
4 19 (67.86%) CheckPoint
5 17 (60.71%) Juniper
5 17 (60.71%) LAN
5 17 (60.71%) WAN
6 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
7 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
8 9 (32.14%) CCNP
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (28.57%) SIEM
9 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (25.00%) Junos
10 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (25.00%) Palo Alto
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (25.00%) Change Management
10 7 (25.00%) MPLS
10 7 (25.00%) BGP
10 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (25.00%) VPN
10 7 (25.00%) DNS
10 7 (25.00%) DHCP
10 7 (25.00%) ITIL
10 7 (25.00%) Windows
10 7 (25.00%) Blue Coat
10 7 (25.00%) ProxySG
10 7 (25.00%) Network Design
10 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) Network Security
2 20 (71.43%) Firewall
3 17 (60.71%) LAN
3 17 (60.71%) WAN
4 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) BGP
5 7 (25.00%) DHCP
5 7 (25.00%) DNS
5 7 (25.00%) Junos
5 7 (25.00%) MPLS
5 7 (25.00%) VPN
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
6 6 (21.43%) VLAN
7 5 (17.86%) IPsec
7 5 (17.86%) SSL
7 5 (17.86%) WLAN
8 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (28.57%) SIEM
2 7 (25.00%) Change Management
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Network Design
2 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.57%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (3.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CCNP
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Cacti
2 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) CheckPoint
3 17 (60.71%) Juniper
4 7 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (21.43%) F5
5 6 (21.43%) IronPort
6 4 (14.29%) Polycom
6 4 (14.29%) Siemens
6 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) HP