Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 185 170
Rank change year-on-year +47 -15 +39
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 166 103 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.28% 1.32% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.08% 9.12% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 150 90 91
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £36,000 £27,150 £38,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,625 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

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 1,269 1,130 1,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.44% 14.45% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,055 975 974
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,592
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.83% +10.91%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,650 £58,375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Altrincham - 15 £60,000 -
Stockport +21 9 £32,500 -31.58%
Wigan - 8 £36,000 - 1
Oldham +9 5 £19,000 -
Cheadle +5 2 £43,500 -2.25% 2
Salford - 1 - - 2
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 100 (60.24%) Information Security
2 94 (56.63%) Windows
3 92 (55.42%) Cisco
4 91 (54.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 81 (48.80%) CISSP
6 80 (48.19%) Microsoft
7 79 (47.59%) Management Information System
8 78 (46.99%) Finance
8 78 (46.99%) GDPR
9 77 (46.39%) Vulnerability Management
10 76 (45.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 76 (45.78%) Linux
10 76 (45.78%) Data Protection
11 75 (45.18%) VMware
12 74 (44.58%) Legal
12 74 (44.58%) Due Diligence
13 73 (43.98%) CREST Certified
14 72 (43.37%) SIEM
14 72 (43.37%) Business Continuity
14 72 (43.37%) Risk Analysis
15 70 (42.17%) PCI DSS
15 70 (42.17%) Wi-Fi
16 69 (41.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 68 (40.96%) Penetration Testing
18 62 (37.35%) SANS
19 59 (35.54%) Mentoring
20 58 (34.94%) SQL
20 58 (34.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
21 57 (34.34%) Scenario Testing
21 57 (34.34%) Threat Analysis

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 (3.61%) IIS
1 6 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.60%) Apache
2 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 57 (34.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.23%) Office 365
2 6 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 70 (42.17%) Wi-Fi
2 52 (31.33%) Firewall
3 34 (20.48%) LAN
4 33 (19.88%) WAN
5 27 (16.27%) Wireless
6 24 (14.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (13.25%) SAN
8 20 (12.05%) DNS
9 19 (11.45%) VPN
10 14 (8.43%) DHCP
11 13 (7.83%) VoIP
12 12 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (7.23%) IP Telephony
12 12 (7.23%) IPsec
13 11 (6.63%) Internet
14 7 (4.22%) Ethernet
14 7 (4.22%) MPLS
14 7 (4.22%) NetScaler
14 7 (4.22%) Wireless Security
15 6 (3.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 78 (46.99%) Finance
2 74 (44.58%) Legal
3 8 (4.82%) Retail
4 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (44.58%) Analyst
2 63 (37.95%) IT Analyst
2 63 (37.95%) Security Analyst
3 59 (35.54%) IT Security Analyst
4 58 (34.94%) Senior Analyst
4 58 (34.94%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 58 (34.94%) Senior Security Analyst
5 27 (16.27%) Security Engineer
6 25 (15.06%) Security Manager
7 19 (11.45%) Information Manager
7 19 (11.45%) Information Security Manager
8 17 (10.24%) Network Engineer
9 14 (8.43%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 9 (5.42%) Architect
11 9 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.42%) SOC Engineer
12 8 (4.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (4.82%) Security Consultant
12 8 (4.82%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) JSON
2 1 (0.60%) Middleware
2 1 (0.60%) RESTful
2 1 (0.60%) SOAP
2 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (47.59%) Management Information System
2 58 (34.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 16 (9.64%) Data Centre
4 15 (9.04%) CESG
5 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.61%) Clustering
6 6 (3.61%) PKI
7 4 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.81%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.60%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 94 (56.63%) Windows
2 76 (45.78%) Linux
3 23 (13.86%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.61%) Solaris
7 5 (3.01%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) Android
8 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.60%) Debian
8 1 (0.60%) Fedora
8 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (60.24%) Information Security
2 77 (46.39%) Vulnerability Management
3 76 (45.78%) Data Protection
3 76 (45.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 74 (44.58%) Due Diligence
5 72 (43.37%) Business Continuity
5 72 (43.37%) Risk Analysis
5 72 (43.37%) SIEM
6 68 (40.96%) Penetration Testing
7 59 (35.54%) Mentoring
8 57 (34.34%) Scenario Testing
8 57 (34.34%) Threat Analysis
8 57 (34.34%) Web Development
9 37 (22.29%) IT Strategy
10 28 (16.87%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (13.25%) Risk Management
12 20 (12.05%) Security Management
13 19 (11.45%) Information Security Management
13 19 (11.45%) Network Monitoring
14 18 (10.84%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.94%) SQL
2 3 (1.81%) C
3 1 (0.60%) C++
3 1 (0.60%) Go
3 1 (0.60%) Java
3 1 (0.60%) Perl
3 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 81 (48.80%) CISSP
2 73 (43.98%) CREST Certified
3 62 (37.35%) SANS
4 19 (11.45%) CISA
5 17 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (6.63%) CCNP
7 10 (6.02%) Degree
8 7 (4.22%) CCNA
9 6 (3.61%) CCDP
9 6 (3.61%) CISM
10 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.81%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.81%) GCIA
11 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (1.20%) SSCP
13 1 (0.60%) CITP
13 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.60%) GIAC
13 1 (0.60%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (54.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (46.99%) GDPR
3 70 (42.17%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (3.61%) FISMA
6 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.20%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.60%) COBIT
8 1 (0.60%) PMO
8 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (41.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.83%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.41%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.60%) Firmware
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.61%) FortiGate
1 6 (3.61%) Nagios
2 4 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 92 (55.42%) Cisco
2 80 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 75 (45.18%) VMware
4 16 (9.64%) HP
4 16 (9.64%) Juniper
5 14 (8.43%) Fortinet
6 13 (7.83%) CheckPoint
6 13 (7.83%) Citrix
7 8 (4.82%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.22%) Dell
8 7 (4.22%) F5
9 6 (3.61%) IBM
9 6 (3.61%) Meraki
9 6 (3.61%) NetApp
9 6 (3.61%) Nimble Storage
9 6 (3.61%) Splunk
10 5 (3.01%) Forcepoint
10 5 (3.01%) McAfee
10 5 (3.01%) Sophos
11 4 (2.41%) Symantec