Period
to 20 May 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 181 143
Rank change year-on-year -30 -38 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 64 115 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.90% 1.48% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.00% 10.16% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 68 87
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +36.65%
10th Percentile £39,150 £27,425 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,750 £95,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +17.65%

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 914 1,132 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.92% 14.55% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 743 912 849
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,375
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.93% +7.67%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,750 £22,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 May 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 May 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
Salford -1 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Stockport -1 2 - - 2
Rochdale - 2 £60,000 -
Wigan - 1 £47,500 -
Bolton - 1 £52,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 - 1
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 40 (62.50%) Cisco
2 38 (59.38%) Firewall
3 25 (39.06%) LAN
3 25 (39.06%) WAN
4 23 (35.94%) Windows
4 23 (35.94%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (31.25%) CCNP
6 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
7 16 (25.00%) Firmware
7 16 (25.00%) VPN
7 16 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (21.88%) Degree
8 14 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (21.88%) CISSP
9 13 (20.31%) Information Security
9 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (18.75%) VoIP
11 11 (17.19%) CCNA
11 11 (17.19%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (17.19%) Retail
11 11 (17.19%) Fortinet
12 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 10 (15.63%) IPv6
12 10 (15.63%) Cisco Prime
12 10 (15.63%) Juniper
12 10 (15.63%) 802.1X
12 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
12 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (14.06%) GDPR

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 2 (3.13%) Apache
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) JBoss
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (59.38%) Firewall
2 25 (39.06%) LAN
2 25 (39.06%) WAN
3 16 (25.00%) VPN
4 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (18.75%) VoIP
6 11 (17.19%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (15.63%) IPv6
8 8 (12.50%) IPv4
9 7 (10.94%) Internet
9 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.38%) MPLS
11 5 (7.81%) BGP
11 5 (7.81%) Wireless
12 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
12 4 (6.25%) IPsec
12 4 (6.25%) SSL
13 3 (4.69%) DHCP
13 3 (4.69%) DNS
13 3 (4.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (17.19%) Retail
2 8 (12.50%) Games
2 8 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Front Office
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Security Manager
3 12 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Security Specialist
5 8 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
5 8 (12.50%) Network Specialist
6 5 (7.81%) Information Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (12.50%) PKI
3 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
4 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.81%) Linux
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.13%) Unix
8 1 (1.56%) Android
8 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.56%) Debian
8 1 (1.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (20.31%) Information Security
3 12 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (14.06%) Data Protection
6 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 8 (12.50%) Data Security
6 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (12.50%) Release Management
7 6 (9.38%) ITIL
7 6 (9.38%) SIEM
8 5 (7.81%) BCP
8 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (7.81%) Compliance Management
8 5 (7.81%) Data Management
8 5 (7.81%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.81%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) C
1 2 (3.13%) Java
1 2 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
2 1 (1.56%) C++
2 1 (1.56%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (31.25%) CCNP
3 14 (21.88%) CISSP
3 14 (21.88%) Degree
4 11 (17.19%) CCNA
5 9 (14.06%) CCDP
6 7 (10.94%) CISM
7 6 (9.38%) CRISC
8 4 (6.25%) CISA
9 3 (4.69%) MCSE
9 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.69%) SSCP
10 2 (3.13%) MCP
10 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.56%) GCFA
11 1 (1.56%) GIAC
11 1 (1.56%) MCSA
11 1 (1.56%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.56%) RHCSA
11 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (14.06%) GDPR
3 3 (4.69%) COBIT
3 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.13%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.56%) NIST 800
5 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Firmware
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) XenServer
4 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (12.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Cisco
2 11 (17.19%) Fortinet
3 10 (15.63%) Juniper
3 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.06%) Meraki
5 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 7 (10.94%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) VMware
8 2 (3.13%) BT
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) F5
8 2 (3.13%) IronPort
8 2 (3.13%) NetApp
8 2 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle
8 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.56%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL