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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank - - 58
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
56 101 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.18% 19.57% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 51 96 62
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £11,900 £18,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper