The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 - 171
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 17 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.41% - 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 12
Median salary £47,500 - £53,750
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4048 3423 3240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.92% 98.11% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 2949 2704
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Salford - 3 - -
Stockport - 1 £45,000 -
Network Security Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 29 (85.29%) Network Security
1 29 (85.29%) Cybersecurity
1 29 (85.29%) Firewall
2 24 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 23 (67.65%) Palo Alto
4 22 (64.71%) MPLS
4 22 (64.71%) Juniper
5 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 20 (58.82%) Windows
5 20 (58.82%) Junos
5 20 (58.82%) SIEM
5 20 (58.82%) Blue Coat
5 20 (58.82%) ProxySG
5 20 (58.82%) Network Design
5 20 (58.82%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
5 20 (58.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 17 (50.00%) VLAN
7 16 (47.06%) DHCP
7 16 (47.06%) DNS
8 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
8 14 (41.18%) ITIL
8 14 (41.18%) Change Management
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (20.59%) Security Operations
10 6 (17.65%) Law
10 6 (17.65%) Legal
11 5 (14.71%) CCNP
11 5 (14.71%) Unix

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:

Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) Firewall
1 29 (85.29%) Network Security
2 22 (64.71%) MPLS
3 20 (58.82%) Junos
4 17 (50.00%) VLAN
5 16 (47.06%) DHCP
5 16 (47.06%) DNS
6 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.88%) OSPF
8 2 (5.88%) SSL
8 2 (5.88%) VoIP
8 2 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 6 (17.65%) Law
1 6 (17.65%) Legal
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (8.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
1 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (58.82%) Network Design
2 20 (58.82%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (58.82%) SIEM
2 20 (58.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 14 (41.18%) Change Management
3 14 (41.18%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Security Operations
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security
6 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.82%) Server Hardening
6 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security Management
8 1 (2.94%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNP
2 5 (14.71%) JNCIP
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) CISM
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) CCSA
5 1 (2.94%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
1 20 (58.82%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) CheckPoint
2 23 (67.65%) Palo Alto
3 22 (64.71%) Juniper
4 20 (58.82%) Blue Coat
5 7 (20.59%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
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