The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 63 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% 0.82% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 6.33% 5.05%
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
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
116 79 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.27% 12.95% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 92 62 89
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Network Security
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Merseyside

Network Security
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Liverpool +4 1 £58,000 +32.57%
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
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%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principle Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security 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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
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
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
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%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sage
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Aruba
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft