The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 70 55 76
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.45% 1.04% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 6.33% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.10% 16.42% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
North West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -15 3 £70,000 +21.73%
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (44.44%) PMP
1 4 (44.44%) PMI Certification
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.11%) Lync
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SalesLogix
1 1 (11.11%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) PMP
1 4 (44.44%) PMI Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) CCVP
4 1 (11.11%) CCDA
4 1 (11.11%) CCDP
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
2 1 (11.11%) Sage
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft