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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
North West / Merseyside
Rank 51 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 17 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.98% 0.96% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.73% 6.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 0
Median salary £53,573 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
82 78 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.39% 15.00% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63 53 57
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Network Security
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bootle - 9 £53,573 -
Liverpool +10 8 £42,500 -10.52%
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
3 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 17 (51.52%) DHCP
5 16 (48.48%) WLAN
5 16 (48.48%) DNS
5 16 (48.48%) NHS
5 16 (48.48%) Service Management
5 16 (48.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (48.48%) VLAN
6 13 (39.39%) Identity Access Management
7 12 (36.36%) Security Management
7 12 (36.36%) Internet
8 11 (33.33%) LAN
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco
9 10 (30.30%) Information Security
10 9 (27.27%) VMware
10 9 (27.27%) Physics
10 9 (27.27%) Human Factors
10 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (27.27%) Citrix
10 9 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (24.24%) Network Management
11 8 (24.24%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
11 8 (24.24%) Service Design
11 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
3 17 (51.52%) DHCP
4 16 (48.48%) DNS
4 16 (48.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (48.48%) VLAN
4 16 (48.48%) WLAN
5 12 (36.36%) Internet
6 11 (33.33%) LAN
7 3 (9.09%) NAS
7 3 (9.09%) SAN
7 3 (9.09%) Skype
7 3 (9.09%) VoIP
7 3 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (3.03%) ATM
8 1 (3.03%) FTP
8 1 (3.03%) HTTP
8 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.03%) SMTP
8 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Network Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Network Security Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Security Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Technology Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Identity Management Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) IT Security Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Network Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) NHS
2 8 (24.24%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Service Management
3 13 (39.39%) Identity Access Management
4 12 (36.36%) Security Management
5 10 (30.30%) Information Security
6 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (27.27%) Human Factors
6 9 (27.27%) Physics
6 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
7 8 (24.24%) ITSM
7 8 (24.24%) Network Management
7 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
7 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
7 8 (24.24%) Service Design
8 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (3.03%) Business Development
9 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.03%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) CEH
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) SCDPM
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
1 3 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) Citrix
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) FireEye