Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 61 80
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 +15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.50% 2.13% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 18.75% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 7
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +54.55% -35.29%
10th Percentile £34,625 £20,800 £13,000
90th Percentile £53,661 £43,750 £41,750
North West median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -10.00% +11.11%

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 88 96 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.99% 11.37% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 75 77 87
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £18,850 £19,750 £18,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £47,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +8 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Preston +12 1 £42,500 +102.38%
Blackburn +1 1 £60,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £48,638 - 1
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) Network Design
3 4 (36.36%) Network Management
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) JNCIP
4 3 (27.27%) WSUS
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) vCenter Server
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) VMware

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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Network Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Tech Ops
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) JNCIP
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
5 1 (9.09%) CITP
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) GCIH
5 1 (9.09%) GIAC
5 1 (9.09%) IISP
5 1 (9.09%) MBCS
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) vCenter Server
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Brocade
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds