Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 187 170
Rank change year-on-year +80 -17 +29
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 216 104 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.02% 1.33% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.41% 9.31% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 208 89 95
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £40,125 £34,850 £37,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.15% -11.43%

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 1,316 1,117 1,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.41% 14.24% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 963 995
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 - 24 £60,000 -
Wigan +1 7 £36,000 -28.00%
Stockport +20 5 £32,500 -31.58%
Oldham - 3 £19,000 -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Cheadle - 1 £47,000 - 1
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 151 (69.91%) Information Security
2 140 (64.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 135 (62.50%) CISSP
4 133 (61.57%) Management Information System
5 132 (61.11%) Finance
6 131 (60.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 130 (60.19%) Cisco
8 128 (59.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 128 (59.26%) Data Protection
8 128 (59.26%) GDPR
9 127 (58.80%) Windows
10 126 (58.33%) CREST Certified
11 125 (57.87%) Due Diligence
11 125 (57.87%) Legal
12 124 (57.41%) Business Continuity
12 124 (57.41%) Risk Analysis
13 118 (54.63%) Linux
13 118 (54.63%) SIEM
14 112 (51.85%) PCI DSS
14 112 (51.85%) Wi-Fi
14 112 (51.85%) Mentoring
15 111 (51.39%) Microsoft
16 110 (50.93%) VMware
17 109 (50.46%) Penetration Testing
18 108 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 106 (49.07%) SANS
20 102 (47.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
21 100 (46.30%) Scenario Testing
21 100 (46.30%) Threat Analysis
21 100 (46.30%) SQL

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 11 (5.09%) IIS
2 5 (2.31%) Apache
2 5 (2.31%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.31%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 100 (46.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.85%) Office 365
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 112 (51.85%) Wi-Fi
2 54 (25.00%) Firewall
3 33 (15.28%) LAN
4 32 (14.81%) WAN
5 25 (11.57%) Wireless
6 21 (9.72%) DNS
7 20 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (8.33%) VPN
9 15 (6.94%) Wireless Security
10 13 (6.02%) SAN
11 11 (5.09%) Internet
12 10 (4.63%) DHCP
12 10 (4.63%) DMZ
13 9 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (4.17%) DKIM
13 9 (4.17%) DMARC
14 8 (3.70%) BGP
14 8 (3.70%) IPsec
14 8 (3.70%) OSPF
14 8 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Ant
General
1 132 (61.11%) Finance
2 125 (57.87%) Legal
3 5 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (55.09%) Analyst
2 109 (50.46%) Security Analyst
3 105 (48.61%) IT Analyst
4 103 (47.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 103 (47.69%) Senior Analyst
4 103 (47.69%) Senior Security Analyst
5 102 (47.22%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 32 (14.81%) Security Manager
7 28 (12.96%) Information Manager
7 28 (12.96%) Information Security Manager
8 26 (12.04%) Security Engineer
9 19 (8.80%) Network Engineer
10 11 (5.09%) Architect
11 10 (4.63%) Cisco Engineer
12 9 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 9 (4.17%) SOC Analyst
13 8 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 8 (3.70%) SOC Engineer
14 7 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (3.24%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.39%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.46%) JSON
2 1 (0.46%) Middleware
2 1 (0.46%) RESTful
2 1 (0.46%) SOAP
2 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 133 (61.57%) Management Information System
2 102 (47.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 24 (11.11%) CESG
4 15 (6.94%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.24%) PKI
7 6 (2.78%) Clustering
8 5 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.39%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 127 (58.80%) Windows
2 118 (54.63%) Linux
3 11 (5.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.78%) Solaris
5 3 (1.39%) Unix
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (69.91%) Information Security
2 131 (60.65%) Vulnerability Management
3 128 (59.26%) Data Protection
3 128 (59.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 125 (57.87%) Due Diligence
5 124 (57.41%) Business Continuity
5 124 (57.41%) Risk Analysis
6 118 (54.63%) SIEM
7 112 (51.85%) Mentoring
8 109 (50.46%) Penetration Testing
9 100 (46.30%) Scenario Testing
9 100 (46.30%) Threat Analysis
9 100 (46.30%) Web Development
10 63 (29.17%) IT Strategy
11 33 (15.28%) ITIL
11 33 (15.28%) Risk Management
12 29 (13.43%) Security Management
13 28 (12.96%) Cybersecurity
13 28 (12.96%) Information Security Management
14 27 (12.50%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 100 (46.30%) SQL
2 1 (0.46%) Go
2 1 (0.46%) Python
2 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (62.50%) CISSP
2 126 (58.33%) CREST Certified
3 106 (49.07%) SANS
4 27 (12.50%) CISA
5 17 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (5.09%) CCNP
7 9 (4.17%) CCNA
8 6 (2.78%) CCDP
8 6 (2.78%) CISM
9 5 (2.31%) Degree
10 4 (1.85%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (1.85%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.39%) CCIE
11 3 (1.39%) GCIA
11 3 (1.39%) GIAC
11 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.93%) CEH
12 2 (0.93%) SSCP
13 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (64.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 128 (59.26%) GDPR
3 112 (51.85%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (2.78%) FISMA
6 4 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.46%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 108 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) FortiGate
1 6 (2.78%) Nagios
2 5 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.93%) Ansible
4 2 (0.93%) Terraform
5 1 (0.46%) Nessus
5 1 (0.46%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 130 (60.19%) Cisco
2 111 (51.39%) Microsoft
3 110 (50.93%) VMware
4 26 (12.04%) CheckPoint
5 13 (6.02%) F5
6 11 (5.09%) Splunk
7 10 (4.63%) Fortinet
7 10 (4.63%) Juniper
7 10 (4.63%) Meraki
8 9 (4.17%) HP
9 8 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 8 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.24%) Citrix
11 6 (2.78%) Dell
11 6 (2.78%) IBM
11 6 (2.78%) McAfee
11 6 (2.78%) Sophos
12 5 (2.31%) Forcepoint
12 5 (2.31%) Palo Alto
12 5 (2.31%) Symantec