Period
to 24 July 2019

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 24 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 191 183
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 83 87 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.29% 1.20% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.20% 8.32% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 66 73 87
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £24,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £70,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 1,153 1,046 1,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.86% 14.44% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 763 852 1,005
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 24 July 2019.

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 24 July 2019. 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
Bolton +6 2 £24,000 -54.29% 1
Salford -27 2 - -
Wigan +6 1 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 (48.19%) Cisco
1 40 (48.19%) Firewall
2 31 (37.35%) LAN
3 29 (34.94%) WAN
4 26 (31.33%) Windows
5 24 (28.92%) Change Management
6 20 (24.10%) ITIL
6 20 (24.10%) Active Directory
6 20 (24.10%) DNS
7 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
7 19 (22.89%) Data Centre
8 17 (20.48%) Office 365
8 17 (20.48%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (20.48%) VMware
9 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (16.87%) Internet
10 14 (16.87%) Information Security
10 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
11 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (15.66%) CheckPoint
12 12 (14.46%) BGP
12 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
12 12 (14.46%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (14.46%) Meraki
12 12 (14.46%) Single Sign-On
13 11 (13.25%) Windows Server
13 11 (13.25%) IaaS
13 11 (13.25%) Coaching

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 (7.23%) Apache
1 6 (7.23%) IIS
1 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
1 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) Office 365
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.25%) IaaS
4 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.41%) PaaS
5 2 (2.41%) SaaS
6 1 (1.20%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 40 (48.19%) Firewall
2 31 (37.35%) LAN
3 29 (34.94%) WAN
4 20 (24.10%) DNS
5 14 (16.87%) Internet
6 12 (14.46%) BGP
6 12 (14.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (13.25%) Wireless
8 10 (12.05%) OSPF
8 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
8 10 (12.05%) VPN
9 9 (10.84%) DHCP
9 9 (10.84%) WLAN
10 7 (8.43%) VLAN
11 6 (7.23%) IPv4
11 6 (7.23%) SMTP
11 6 (7.23%) SSL
11 6 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (6.02%) DMVPN
12 5 (6.02%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.41%) GitLab
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Consultant
2 19 (22.89%) Network Engineer
3 17 (20.48%) Security Consultant
4 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Chief Technology Officer
8 4 (4.82%) Mobility Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Network Design Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.23%) PKI
4 5 (6.02%) FlexPod
5 4 (4.82%) User Experience
6 3 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.61%) Replication
7 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.20%) Clustering
8 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.33%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Linux
2 11 (13.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.43%) Unix
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.82%) Android
5 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.61%) CentOS
6 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Change Management
2 20 (24.10%) ITIL
3 17 (20.48%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.87%) Information Security
4 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
5 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
6 11 (13.25%) Coaching
6 11 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (13.25%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (13.25%) Project Management
7 10 (12.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (9.64%) Data Management
8 8 (9.64%) Presales
8 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
8 8 (9.64%) Security Operations
9 7 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (8.43%) Web SSO
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.25%) CISSP
3 9 (10.84%) CEH
3 9 (10.84%) Degree
4 8 (9.64%) CCNA
4 8 (9.64%) CCNP
4 8 (9.64%) GIAC
5 7 (8.43%) CLAS
5 7 (8.43%) GSEC
6 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.02%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.02%) VCAP
8 4 (4.82%) MBA
9 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.41%) CCDP
10 2 (2.41%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.20%) CCSA
11 1 (1.20%) CISM
11 1 (1.20%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) GDPR
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
2 6 (7.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 20 (24.10%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.02%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (6.02%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.41%) Docker
6 1 (1.20%) Firmware
6 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (4.82%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.82%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.61%) Puppet
5 2 (2.41%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.41%) Terraform
6 1 (1.20%) Ansible
6 1 (1.20%) CASB
6 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Cisco
2 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.48%) VMware
4 13 (15.66%) CheckPoint
5 12 (14.46%) Meraki
6 11 (13.25%) HP
7 10 (12.05%) F5
8 9 (10.84%) NetApp
9 8 (9.64%) Juniper
9 8 (9.64%) SolarWinds
9 8 (9.64%) Veeam
10 7 (8.43%) Fortinet
11 5 (6.02%) Citrix
11 5 (6.02%) Ubiquiti
11 5 (6.02%) Zscaler
12 4 (4.82%) Palo Alto
13 3 (3.61%) Infoblox
13 3 (3.61%) Remedy
13 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
14 1 (1.20%) Splunk