Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 74 78
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.61% 1.99% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.13% 14.73% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 2
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £41,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.83% +30.16% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,400 £16,500 £30,150
90th Percentile £42,000 £41,500 £34,050
North West median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -11.43% +23.53%

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 99 129 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.24% 13.48% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87 108 61
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £34,327 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +10.73% +3.33%
10th Percentile £21,400 £18,000 £17,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £44,750
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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Burnley +11 4 £23,250 +36.76% 2
Chorley +8 4 £38,750 -13.89% 2
Preston +10 1 £35,000 -4.76%
Lancaster - 1 £30,000 -
Carnforth - 1 £28,500 -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) OSPF
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) Juniper
5 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Network Management
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Network Design
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) OSPF
3 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) DWDM
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) IPv4
6 2 (15.38%) IPv6
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) Broadband
7 1 (7.69%) FTP
7 1 (7.69%) PBX
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) IP Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Juniper
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) NEC
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard