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

Network Security
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 189 174
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 +20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 106 116 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.46% 1.43% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.63% 9.59% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90 97 70
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £71,625 £65,000 £66,375
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 1,101 1,209 1,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.13% 14.87% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,037 897
Manchester median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%

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 August 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 August 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
Stockport +10 8 £32,500 -31.58% 1
Altrincham - 7 £60,000 -
Oldham +15 5 £19,000 -
Salford -5 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Wigan - 4 £41,750 - 1
Cheadle +4 1 £40,000 -10.11% 2
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 53 (50.00%) Firewall
2 46 (43.40%) Cisco
3 45 (42.45%) Windows
4 39 (36.79%) Information Security
5 36 (33.96%) WAN
5 36 (33.96%) LAN
6 35 (33.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (29.25%) Microsoft
7 31 (29.25%) Cybersecurity
8 28 (26.42%) CISSP
9 27 (25.47%) Windows Server
10 25 (23.58%) SIEM
11 23 (21.70%) GDPR
12 22 (20.75%) VMware
13 21 (19.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (19.81%) Legal
13 21 (19.81%) Linux
13 21 (19.81%) Data Protection
14 20 (18.87%) Vulnerability Management
14 20 (18.87%) Intrusion Detection
14 20 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (18.87%) Management Information System
14 20 (18.87%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (17.92%) Finance
15 19 (17.92%) CCNP
16 18 (16.98%) SAN
16 18 (16.98%) Wireless
16 18 (16.98%) Business Continuity
17 17 (16.04%) Juniper

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 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.94%) Apache
3 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Office 365
2 6 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (50.00%) Firewall
2 36 (33.96%) LAN
2 36 (33.96%) WAN
3 20 (18.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (18.87%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (16.98%) SAN
4 18 (16.98%) Wireless
5 15 (14.15%) VoIP
5 15 (14.15%) VPN
6 14 (13.21%) DNS
7 12 (11.32%) IP Telephony
8 10 (9.43%) DHCP
8 10 (9.43%) IPsec
8 10 (9.43%) IPv4
8 10 (9.43%) IPv6
9 9 (8.49%) Internet
10 8 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (7.55%) MPLS
11 6 (5.66%) NGN
11 6 (5.66%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 21 (19.81%) Legal
2 19 (17.92%) Finance
3 15 (14.15%) Retail
4 9 (8.49%) Games
5 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.94%) Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Front Office
7 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Local Government
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) Security Manager
2 22 (20.75%) Analyst
3 21 (19.81%) Security Engineer
4 20 (18.87%) Network Engineer
5 13 (12.26%) Information Manager
5 13 (12.26%) Information Security Manager
5 13 (12.26%) IT Analyst
6 11 (10.38%) Security Analyst
7 9 (8.49%) IT Security Analyst
7 9 (8.49%) SOC Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Consultant
8 8 (7.55%) Security Consultant
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Security Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) SOC Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Architect
9 7 (6.60%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.60%) CESG
5 5 (4.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.72%) PKI
6 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.83%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.83%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.89%) Clustering
7 2 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.89%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.94%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 45 (42.45%) Windows
2 27 (25.47%) Windows Server
3 21 (19.81%) Linux
4 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.72%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.72%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.77%) Solaris
8 2 (1.89%) Unix
9 1 (0.94%) Android
9 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.94%) Debian
9 1 (0.94%) Fedora
9 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.79%) Information Security
2 31 (29.25%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (23.58%) SIEM
4 21 (19.81%) Data Protection
4 21 (19.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (18.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (16.98%) Business Continuity
7 17 (16.04%) Due Diligence
8 15 (14.15%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (13.21%) ITIL
10 13 (12.26%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (12.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 12 (11.32%) Risk Management
12 11 (10.38%) Security Management
13 10 (9.43%) Information Security Management
13 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
13 10 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (8.49%) ISMS
14 9 (8.49%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.49%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) C
3 2 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (0.94%) Assembly Language
4 1 (0.94%) C++
4 1 (0.94%) Go
4 1 (0.94%) Java
4 1 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (26.42%) CISSP
2 20 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (17.92%) CCNP
4 16 (15.09%) CREST Certified
5 15 (14.15%) Degree
6 12 (11.32%) CISA
7 10 (9.43%) SANS
8 9 (8.49%) CCNA
9 8 (7.55%) CISM
10 7 (6.60%) CCDP
11 4 (3.77%) CRISC
12 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.89%) SSCP
14 1 (0.94%) CESG Certified Professional
14 1 (0.94%) GCIA
14 1 (0.94%) GIAC
14 1 (0.94%) GREM
14 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.94%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (21.70%) GDPR
3 14 (13.21%) PCI DSS
4 6 (5.66%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (3.77%) COBIT
5 4 (3.77%) FISMA
6 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.89%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.94%) PMO
8 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.49%) Firmware
4 2 (1.89%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (7.55%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (7.55%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.89%) Ansible
3 2 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.89%) Nagios
3 2 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (43.40%) Cisco
2 31 (29.25%) Microsoft
3 22 (20.75%) VMware
4 17 (16.04%) Juniper
5 16 (15.09%) Fortinet
6 11 (10.38%) HP
7 10 (9.43%) CheckPoint
7 10 (9.43%) Meraki
7 10 (9.43%) SolarWinds
8 8 (7.55%) Citrix
9 6 (5.66%) NetApp
9 6 (5.66%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (3.77%) F5
10 4 (3.77%) Sophos
11 3 (2.83%) Dell
11 3 (2.83%) Google
11 3 (2.83%) McAfee
11 3 (2.83%) Splunk
11 3 (2.83%) Symantec
12 2 (1.89%) Twitter