Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 76 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.70% 0.88% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.31% 6.61% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 3
Lancashire median annual salary £42,500 £20,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +104.82% -37.12% -
10th Percentile £20,575 £13,000 £30,300
90th Percentile £43,750 £40,500 £41,900
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +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 98 121 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.14% 13.31% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79 97 118
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £33,654 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.43% +12.18% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,500 £18,000 £17,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £44,250 £46,250
North West median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% -

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +7 5 £42,500 -5.56%
Burnley - 3 £22,500 -
Preston -9 1 £21,000 -37.78%
Carnforth - 1 £28,500 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) CCNA
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (60.00%) MPLS
5 8 (53.33%) OSPF
6 7 (46.67%) BGP
6 7 (46.67%) Juniper
6 7 (46.67%) CCNP
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (46.67%) JNCIP
6 7 (46.67%) Network Design
6 7 (46.67%) Network Management
6 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
7 6 (40.00%) VMware
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (26.67%) VLAN
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (20.00%) MCP
10 3 (20.00%) Linux
10 3 (20.00%) MySQL
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (20.00%) SAN
10 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) vSphere
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Liferay
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) MPLS
3 8 (53.33%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) ADSL
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
8 1 (6.67%) DHCP
8 1 (6.67%) DNS
8 1 (6.67%) DWDM
8 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
1 7 (46.67%) Network Design
1 7 (46.67%) Network Management
1 7 (46.67%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCNA
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
2 7 (46.67%) JNCIP
3 3 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat