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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank - 68 59
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.08% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £61,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
55 65 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.34% 10.66% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 72
Average salary £32,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,750 £52,500
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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Lync

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft