Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 70 78
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 18 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.11% 2.02% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.95% 17.14% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 10
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +54.55% -11.20%
10th Percentile £21,600 £40,500 £13,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £35,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 95 105 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.12% 11.81% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 82 88 84
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +14.41% -4.74%
10th Percentile £22,050 £18,350 £20,050
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £41,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +5 11 £35,000 -17.65%
Burnley - 4 £21,500 -
Preston +10 2 £35,500 +69.05% 1
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) CCNA
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (44.44%) Juniper
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 8 (44.44%) MPLS
3 8 (44.44%) BGP
3 8 (44.44%) Network Design
3 8 (44.44%) Network Management
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) JNCIP
4 7 (38.89%) OSPF
4 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) vSphere
6 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) Internet

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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) BGP
2 8 (44.44%) MPLS
3 7 (38.89%) OSPF
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) VLAN
5 3 (16.67%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support
2 3 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Design
1 8 (44.44%) Network Management
2 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCNA
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 7 (38.89%) JNCIP
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) CISM
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) GCIH
5 1 (5.56%) GIAC
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel