Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 172 205
Rank change year-on-year -21 +33 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 111 119 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.40% 1.59% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 10.29% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 96 97 50
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.73% +5.29%
10th Percentile £26,750 £39,750 £30,125
90th Percentile £66,875 £67,500 £88,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +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 1134 1157 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.27% 15.42% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1013 834
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,350 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Stockport - 6 £47,500 -
Bolton +1 5 £50,000 +88.68%
Rochdale +22 4 £36,500 -43.85% 1
Cheadle -11 2 £44,500 +2.30%
Bury - 2 £47,500 -
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 71 (63.96%) Firewall
2 69 (62.16%) Cisco
3 51 (45.95%) LAN
3 51 (45.95%) WAN
4 46 (41.44%) Juniper
5 41 (36.94%) CheckPoint
6 37 (33.33%) MPLS
7 36 (32.43%) VPN
8 30 (27.03%) BGP
8 30 (27.03%) SIEM
9 27 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
9 27 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (23.42%) Data Centre
11 25 (22.52%) CCNP
11 25 (22.52%) Network Design
11 25 (22.52%) Penetration Testing
12 24 (21.62%) TCP/IP
12 24 (21.62%) Windows
12 24 (21.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 22 (19.82%) Information Security
14 21 (18.92%) DHCP
14 21 (18.92%) DNS
14 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
14 21 (18.92%) EIGRP
14 21 (18.92%) Windows Server
14 21 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (18.02%) VLAN
15 20 (18.02%) OSPF
16 19 (17.12%) ITIL
16 19 (17.12%) Wireless

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 9 (8.11%) SAS
2 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
2 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.91%) Office 365
3 4 (3.60%) SaaS
4 2 (1.80%) IaaS
4 2 (1.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (63.96%) Firewall
2 51 (45.95%) LAN
2 51 (45.95%) WAN
3 37 (33.33%) MPLS
4 36 (32.43%) VPN
5 30 (27.03%) BGP
6 24 (21.62%) TCP/IP
7 21 (18.92%) DHCP
7 21 (18.92%) DNS
7 21 (18.92%) EIGRP
8 20 (18.02%) OSPF
8 20 (18.02%) VLAN
9 19 (17.12%) Wireless
10 18 (16.22%) Junos
11 17 (15.32%) DMZ
12 15 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (11.71%) Internet
13 13 (11.71%) VoIP
14 12 (10.81%) IPsec
14 12 (10.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (14.41%) Legal
2 9 (8.11%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) German Language
4 4 (3.60%) Front Office
5 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (45.05%) Network Engineer
2 36 (32.43%) Security Engineer
3 27 (24.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (17.12%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (17.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (13.51%) Architect
6 13 (11.71%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 13 (11.71%) Network Architect
6 13 (11.71%) Network Security Architect
6 13 (11.71%) Security Architect
7 11 (9.91%) Juniper Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) Lead Network Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) IT Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) Technical Support
11 6 (5.41%) IT Security Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Security Manager
12 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (4.50%) Network Team Leader
12 5 (4.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.90%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.21%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.60%) PKI
7 3 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.80%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.62%) Windows
2 21 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.90%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) SIEM
2 27 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (22.52%) Network Design
3 25 (22.52%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (21.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 22 (19.82%) Information Security
6 19 (17.12%) ITIL
6 19 (17.12%) Load Balancing
7 18 (16.22%) Change Management
8 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (10.81%) Service Management
9 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (9.91%) WAN Optimisation
10 10 (9.01%) Incident Management
10 10 (9.01%) TOGAF
10 10 (9.01%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.21%) Identity Management
13 7 (6.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) SQL
2 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (22.52%) CCNP
3 17 (15.32%) Degree
4 11 (9.91%) CISSP
5 6 (5.41%) CISM
6 5 (4.50%) CCNA
6 5 (4.50%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.60%) CISA
7 4 (3.60%) CRISC
7 4 (3.60%) SSCP
8 3 (2.70%) CCDP
8 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.80%) CCIE
9 2 (1.80%) CCSE
9 2 (1.80%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.80%) MCSA
9 2 (1.80%) MCSD
9 2 (1.80%) MCSE
9 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.41%) GDPR
3 4 (3.60%) ISO 22301
3 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.90%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.22%) ProxySG
3 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Cacti
2 2 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 69 (62.16%) Cisco
2 46 (41.44%) Juniper
3 41 (36.94%) CheckPoint
4 19 (17.12%) Palo Alto
5 18 (16.22%) Blue Coat
6 11 (9.91%) F5
7 10 (9.01%) IronPort
8 9 (8.11%) Google
9 8 (7.21%) Polycom
9 8 (7.21%) Siemens
10 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
10 6 (5.41%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.41%) Splunk
11 4 (3.60%) VMware
12 2 (1.80%) BT
12 2 (1.80%) HP
13 1 (0.90%) Citrix
13 1 (0.90%) NetApp
13 1 (0.90%) NetIQ
13 1 (0.90%) Riverbed