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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 135 147
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 60 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.43% 1.23% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.42% 8.10% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 50 30 32
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £37,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 637 531 488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.15% 15.20% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 541 466 412
Median salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +12.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Stockport - 6 £47,500 - 2
Bolton - 2 £50,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £44,500 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 78 (64.46%) Firewall
2 61 (50.41%) CheckPoint
3 55 (45.45%) Cisco
4 40 (33.06%) Juniper
5 39 (32.23%) MPLS
5 39 (32.23%) SIEM
5 39 (32.23%) Data Centre
6 37 (30.58%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (28.93%) Network Design
7 35 (28.93%) Active Directory
8 34 (28.10%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 33 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 33 (27.27%) Palo Alto
10 32 (26.45%) Windows
11 30 (24.79%) ITIL
11 30 (24.79%) LAN
11 30 (24.79%) DHCP
11 30 (24.79%) DNS
12 29 (23.97%) CCNP
12 29 (23.97%) Blue Coat
12 29 (23.97%) Windows Server
13 27 (22.31%) ProxySG
13 27 (22.31%) Penetration Testing
13 27 (22.31%) Junos
13 27 (22.31%) WAN
13 27 (22.31%) Change Management
14 26 (21.49%) Finance
14 26 (21.49%) VLAN
15 24 (19.83%) VPN

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 4 (3.31%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.83%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (64.46%) Firewall
2 39 (32.23%) MPLS
3 33 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 30 (24.79%) DHCP
4 30 (24.79%) DNS
4 30 (24.79%) LAN
5 27 (22.31%) Junos
5 27 (22.31%) WAN
6 26 (21.49%) VLAN
7 24 (19.83%) VPN
8 17 (14.05%) Wireless
9 15 (12.40%) BGP
9 15 (12.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (11.57%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (11.57%) OSPF
11 9 (7.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (7.44%) EIGRP
12 8 (6.61%) VoIP
13 6 (4.96%) Ethernet
13 6 (4.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) DTS
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 26 (21.49%) Finance
2 14 (11.57%) Legal
3 12 (9.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (9.92%) Retail
4 6 (4.96%) Law
5 4 (3.31%) Billing
6 3 (2.48%) German Language
7 2 (1.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 40 (33.06%) Security Engineer
3 30 (24.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (13.22%) Consultant
5 12 (9.92%) Network Consultant
5 12 (9.92%) Network Security Consultant
5 12 (9.92%) Security Consultant
6 9 (7.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Architect
8 7 (5.79%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.96%) IT Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) IT Security Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Lead Network Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Network Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Network Security Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (32.23%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.96%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (4.13%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.31%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.65%) iPad
9 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Windows
2 29 (23.97%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.79%) Linux
4 5 (4.13%) AIX
4 5 (4.13%) Unix
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.23%) SIEM
2 37 (30.58%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (28.93%) Network Design
4 33 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 30 (24.79%) ITIL
6 27 (22.31%) Change Management
6 27 (22.31%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (11.57%) Security Operations
8 13 (10.74%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.09%) Information Security
9 11 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (8.26%) Server Hardening
11 9 (7.44%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (6.61%) Identity Management
13 7 (5.79%) High Availability
14 6 (4.96%) IT Strategy
14 6 (4.96%) Programme Delivery
14 6 (4.96%) Statistics
15 5 (4.13%) Presales
15 5 (4.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.44%) SQL
2 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (28.10%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (23.97%) CCNP
3 19 (15.70%) Degree
4 18 (14.88%) CCIE
5 12 (9.92%) CCSE
6 11 (9.09%) CISSP
7 7 (5.79%) CCNA
7 7 (5.79%) CCSA
8 6 (4.96%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 6 (4.96%) CCSP
9 5 (4.13%) CCIE Security
9 5 (4.13%) CCSM
9 5 (4.13%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (4.13%) CISM
9 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.31%) MCSA
10 4 (3.31%) MCSE
11 3 (2.48%) CISMP
11 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) Cyber Essentials
1 8 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.13%) GDPR
3 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 35 (28.93%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.31%) ProxySG
3 7 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.31%) Docker
5 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.31%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.83%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 61 (50.41%) CheckPoint
2 55 (45.45%) Cisco
3 40 (33.06%) Juniper
4 33 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 29 (23.97%) Blue Coat
6 19 (15.70%) Fortinet
7 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
8 12 (9.92%) Splunk
9 10 (8.26%) F5
10 8 (6.61%) Citrix
10 8 (6.61%) VMware
11 6 (4.96%) Riverbed
12 5 (4.13%) Oracle
13 4 (3.31%) NetApp
14 3 (2.48%) Avaya
14 3 (2.48%) HP
14 3 (2.48%) IronPort
14 3 (2.48%) Polycom
14 3 (2.48%) Siemens
15 2 (1.65%) Symantec
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