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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 69
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.80% 1.34% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.78% 10.71% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Median salary £42,500 £29,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.06% -30.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 45 56 90
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 10.11% 12.47% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 43 87
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.54% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 1 - -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) MPLS
2 17 (85.00%) OSPF
2 17 (85.00%) BGP
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (85.00%) Juniper
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) CCNP
2 17 (85.00%) CCNA
2 17 (85.00%) Risk Assessment
2 17 (85.00%) Network Design
2 17 (85.00%) JNCIP
2 17 (85.00%) Network Management
2 17 (85.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (10.00%) Lotus
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) SMTP
4 2 (10.00%) FTP
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.00%) Validation

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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Liferay
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) BGP
2 17 (85.00%) MPLS
2 17 (85.00%) OSPF
3 2 (10.00%) FTP
3 2 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.00%) SMTP
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CentOS
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Mentoring
1 17 (85.00%) Network Design
1 17 (85.00%) Network Management
1 17 (85.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) CCNA
1 17 (85.00%) CCNP
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (85.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (10.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
1 17 (85.00%) Juniper
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) VMware