Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 63 72
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.84% 1.97% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 17.58% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 17
Lancashire median annual salary £41,569 £32,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.90% -20.73% +30.16%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,475 £15,100
90th Percentile £56,728 £43,750 £41,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -14.29%

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 109 91 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 15.29% 11.19% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 89 77 115
Lancashire median annual salary £28,500 £35,000 £33,654
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.57% +4.00% +12.18%
10th Percentile £18,500 £19,650 £18,000
90th Percentile £54,765 £48,300 £46,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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
Blackpool - 2 £49,138 -
Blackburn - 1 £60,000 -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) ADSL
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (16.67%) IISP
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Service 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) ADSL
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CITP
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) IISP
2 1 (16.67%) MBCS
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds