Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 163 168
Rank change year-on-year -49 +5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 72 138 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.98% 1.82% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.48% 11.93% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 61 87 82
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +30.76%
10th Percentile £39,250 £36,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £95,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -12.38% +23.53%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 962 1,157 1,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.03% 15.27% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 810 954 811
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Manchester

Network Security
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Manchester

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Manchester

Network Security
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Rochdale - 6 £48,000 -
Bolton - 2 £38,750 -
Bury - 2 £47,500 -
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 48 (66.67%) Cisco
2 47 (65.28%) Firewall
3 31 (43.06%) VPN
4 30 (41.67%) WAN
5 29 (40.28%) LAN
6 25 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (30.56%) BGP
8 21 (29.17%) CCNP
8 21 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (26.39%) Information Security
9 19 (26.39%) Juniper
9 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (26.39%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 17 (23.61%) EIGRP
12 16 (22.22%) MPLS
13 14 (19.44%) CheckPoint
13 14 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (16.67%) Windows
14 12 (16.67%) VLAN
14 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
15 11 (15.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 11 (15.28%) IronPort
15 11 (15.28%) F5
15 11 (15.28%) SSL
15 11 (15.28%) CISSP
15 11 (15.28%) OSPF
15 11 (15.28%) IPsec
16 10 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (13.89%) PKI

Network Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) JBoss
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (2.78%) IaaS
3 2 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (65.28%) Firewall
2 31 (43.06%) VPN
3 30 (41.67%) WAN
4 29 (40.28%) LAN
5 22 (30.56%) BGP
6 21 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (23.61%) EIGRP
8 16 (22.22%) MPLS
9 12 (16.67%) VLAN
10 11 (15.28%) IPsec
10 11 (15.28%) OSPF
10 11 (15.28%) SSL
11 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
11 10 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (12.50%) Internet
13 8 (11.11%) Wireless
14 7 (9.72%) BIG-IP
14 7 (9.72%) DHCP
14 7 (9.72%) VoIP
14 7 (9.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
1 7 (9.72%) Legal
2 6 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Network Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 19 (26.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Security Manager
5 10 (13.89%) Architect
5 10 (13.89%) Security Specialist
6 9 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
6 9 (12.50%) Network Specialist
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) CISSP Manager
8 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (8.33%) Network Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Security Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 5 (6.94%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.89%) PKI
3 8 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (9.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (9.72%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.56%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.78%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Cybersecurity
1 19 (26.39%) Information Security
2 14 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 10 (13.89%) Network Design
5 9 (12.50%) Release Management
6 8 (11.11%) Data Security
6 8 (11.11%) Service Management
7 7 (9.72%) Business Continuity
7 7 (9.72%) Data Protection
7 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (9.72%) ITIL
7 7 (9.72%) SIEM
8 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.33%) Data Transformation
8 6 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
8 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (29.17%) CCNP
3 11 (15.28%) CISSP
4 9 (12.50%) CCDP
5 8 (11.11%) CISM
6 6 (8.33%) CISA
6 6 (8.33%) CRISC
6 6 (8.33%) SSCP
7 4 (5.56%) CCNA
7 4 (5.56%) Degree
7 4 (5.56%) MCSE
7 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.78%) MCSA
8 2 (2.78%) MCSD
8 2 (2.78%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) MCP
9 1 (1.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (6.94%) GDPR
4 2 (2.78%) NIST 800
4 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.78%) SLA
5 1 (1.39%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Firmware
2 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.33%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Cacti
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (66.67%) Cisco
2 19 (26.39%) Juniper
3 14 (19.44%) CheckPoint
4 11 (15.28%) F5
4 11 (15.28%) IronPort
5 8 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 7 (9.72%) Polycom
6 7 (9.72%) Siemens
7 6 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 6 (8.33%) Google
7 6 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.56%) BT
8 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.78%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.78%) NetApp
9 2 (2.78%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.39%) Dell
10 1 (1.39%) HP
10 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com