The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 66 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.91% 0.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
Network Security
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 50 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.39% 10.73% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 108
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £16,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Lancashire region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Lancashire

Network Security
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 4 £42,500 -
Blackburn - 1 £42,500 -
Preston - 1 £42,500 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
4 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
4 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
5 5 (26.32%) NAS
5 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
5 5 (26.32%) Data Security
6 4 (21.05%) NetApp
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) MCTS
6 4 (21.05%) MCITP
6 4 (21.05%) MySQL
6 4 (21.05%) PHP
6 4 (21.05%) MCP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) NAS
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (5.26%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) MySQL
4 3 (15.79%) WhereScape RED
4 3 (15.79%) MS Access
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (10.53%) SQLBase
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Junior
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Support Manager
4 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Manager
4 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) Junior Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Junior Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Junior Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modeller
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Grails
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) FreeBSD
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) OpenBSD
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Data Security
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Software Licensing
5 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (15.79%) SSADM
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) Groovy
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) MCTS
2 4 (21.05%) MCITP
2 4 (21.05%) MCP
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) iptables
4 1 (5.26%) NFS
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) Postfix
4 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.26%) Varnish
4 1 (5.26%) Dovecot
4 1 (5.26%) Openswan
4 1 (5.26%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (5.26%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (5.26%) Corosync
4 1 (5.26%) KVM
4 1 (5.26%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Cacti
1 1 (5.26%) Munin
1 1 (5.26%) yum
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Rsyslog
1 1 (5.26%) Bacula
1 1 (5.26%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) NetApp
3 3 (15.79%) GUPTA
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Percona
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat