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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 120 129
Rank change year-on-year -28 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 59 65 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.50% 1.91% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.05% 12.97% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 37
Median salary £55,000 £53,750 £40,150
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% +33.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £32,500 £30,486
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £95,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 587 501 619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.96% 14.69% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 465 429 482
Median salary £40,000 £41,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +10.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 4 £35,000 - 1
Stockport +1 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 81 (63.28%) Firewall
2 61 (47.66%) Cisco
3 55 (42.97%) Data Centre
4 46 (35.94%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (32.81%) CheckPoint
5 42 (32.81%) Finance
6 39 (30.47%) CCNP
7 33 (25.78%) Information Security
7 33 (25.78%) WAN
8 32 (25.00%) Fortinet
9 31 (24.22%) DHCP
9 31 (24.22%) DNS
10 30 (23.44%) LAN
11 28 (21.88%) Security Operations
12 27 (21.09%) ITIL
12 27 (21.09%) CCIE
12 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
12 27 (21.09%) CISSP
13 26 (20.31%) Active Directory
13 26 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (19.53%) Windows
15 23 (17.97%) MPLS
15 23 (17.97%) Splunk
15 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (17.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 21 (16.41%) Retail
17 21 (16.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (15.63%) VLAN
19 19 (14.84%) Network Design
19 19 (14.84%) VPN

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 8 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.78%) Zimbra
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Office
2 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (63.28%) Firewall
2 33 (25.78%) WAN
3 31 (24.22%) DHCP
3 31 (24.22%) DNS
4 30 (23.44%) LAN
5 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
6 23 (17.97%) MPLS
7 20 (15.63%) VLAN
8 19 (14.84%) VPN
9 18 (14.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (13.28%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (13.28%) Wireless
11 14 (10.94%) OSPF
12 13 (10.16%) BGP
12 13 (10.16%) EIGRP
13 12 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (9.38%) DMVPN
13 12 (9.38%) SNA
14 11 (8.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.56%) DTS
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 42 (32.81%) Finance
2 21 (16.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (16.41%) Retail
3 7 (5.47%) Law
4 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.56%) Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (26.56%) Network Engineer
2 32 (25.00%) Consultant
3 29 (22.66%) Network Consultant
3 29 (22.66%) Network Security Consultant
3 29 (22.66%) Security Consultant
4 26 (20.31%) Security Engineer
5 18 (14.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) Security Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
9 8 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Security Specialist
11 6 (4.69%) Information Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Lead Network Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) IT Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Senior Information Analyst
12 5 (3.91%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 5 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) Web Services
2 2 (1.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (42.97%) Data Centre
2 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.06%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (7.03%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 8 (6.25%) NHS
6 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.13%) CCTV
8 3 (2.34%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.56%) iPad
9 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.78%) Fintech
10 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.53%) Windows
2 13 (10.16%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.38%) Linux
4 3 (2.34%) Unix
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) AIX
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.78%) Information Security
2 28 (21.88%) Security Operations
3 27 (21.09%) ITIL
4 26 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (14.84%) Network Design
6 15 (11.72%) SIEM
7 12 (9.38%) High Availability
7 12 (9.38%) Service Management
8 11 (8.59%) Change Management
9 10 (7.81%) Data Protection
9 10 (7.81%) ITSM
9 10 (7.81%) Security Management
9 10 (7.81%) Server Hardening
9 10 (7.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 9 (7.03%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (7.03%) Performance Management
10 9 (7.03%) Project Management
10 9 (7.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (7.03%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.47%) SQL
2 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 46 (35.94%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (30.47%) CCNP
3 27 (21.09%) CCIE
3 27 (21.09%) CISSP
4 17 (13.28%) CISM
4 17 (13.28%) Degree
5 14 (10.94%) CCSA
5 14 (10.94%) CCSE
6 13 (10.16%) CCSP
7 10 (7.81%) CISMP
8 9 (7.03%) CCNA
9 8 (6.25%) IISP
10 5 (3.91%) MCSE
10 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.34%) CISA
12 3 (2.34%) MCITP
12 3 (2.34%) MCSA
12 3 (2.34%) VCAP
12 3 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (14.06%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.25%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.34%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.56%) Docker
6 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.56%) Cacti
2 2 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.78%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.78%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 61 (47.66%) Cisco
2 42 (32.81%) CheckPoint
3 32 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 23 (17.97%) Splunk
5 19 (14.84%) Citrix
5 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
6 16 (12.50%) Juniper
7 15 (11.72%) VMware
8 14 (10.94%) F5
9 13 (10.16%) Palo Alto
10 11 (8.59%) Blue Coat
11 9 (7.03%) ArcSight
12 8 (6.25%) Riverbed
12 8 (6.25%) Symantec
13 6 (4.69%) NetApp
14 5 (3.91%) IronPort
14 5 (3.91%) Kaspersky
15 4 (3.13%) Remedy
15 4 (3.13%) Snow
16 3 (2.34%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £25000.00 - £27500.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago