The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 54 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.22% 0.63% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 4.62% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £58,000 £43,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.57% +94.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Network Security
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 65 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.47% 13.63% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 74 51 72
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +27.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Network Security
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Liverpool

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) SalesLogix
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Line 500
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SalesLogix
1 1 (33.33%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principle Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sage
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Aruba