Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 63 73
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 21 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.45% 2.79% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.54% 22.86% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 5
Lancashire median annual salary £33,750 £41,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.68% +49.09% -13.34%
10th Percentile £18,000 £18,000 £18,300
90th Percentile £35,000 £43,750 £45,550
North West median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +17.65%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 127 105 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 14.84% 12.20% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 115 92 61
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +22.73% -15.38%
10th Percentile £22,850 £18,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £42,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Lancashire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Lancashire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Lancashire

Network Security
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 9 £35,000 - 1
Burnley - 5 £18,000 -
Preston - 3 £35,000 - 2
Lancaster - 1 £30,000 -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) OSPF
5 7 (33.33%) BGP
5 7 (33.33%) Juniper
5 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) vSphere
6 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
7 5 (23.81%) MPLS
7 5 (23.81%) CCNP
7 5 (23.81%) SAN
7 5 (23.81%) Internet
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
7 5 (23.81%) Network Management
7 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (23.81%) WSUS
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
7 5 (23.81%) Network Design

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) OSPF
3 7 (33.33%) BGP
4 6 (28.57%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) Internet
5 5 (23.81%) MPLS
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) VLAN
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 3 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) IPv4
7 2 (9.52%) IPv6
8 1 (4.76%) Broadband
8 1 (4.76%) DWDM
8 1 (4.76%) FTP
8 1 (4.76%) PBX
8 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (4.76%) VoIP
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) IP Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
2 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (23.81%) Network Design
2 5 (23.81%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Security Management
3 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.76%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
2 5 (23.81%) JNCIP
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) GCIH
4 1 (4.76%) GIAC
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) vSphere
3 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) vCenter Server
1 5 (23.81%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Juniper
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) Mitel
5 1 (4.76%) NEC
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Trend Micro
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam
5 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard