Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 83 79
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 16 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.59% 1.69% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 7.86% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 3
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £51,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +34.21% -30.91%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,000 £36,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £63,750
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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 166 280 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.50% 21.47% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 113 197 87
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -15.56%
10th Percentile £28,050 £26,250 £21,150
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Merseyside

Network Security
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Network Security in Merseyside

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Merseyside

Network Security
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 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
Liverpool +17 14 £45,000 -11.76% 1
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (50.00%) CCNP
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) VoIP
3 7 (43.75%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) Capita
5 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) BGP
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 4 (25.00%) Games
6 4 (25.00%) Network Design
7 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (18.75%) Statistics
7 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
7 3 (18.75%) Online Games

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.25%) 802.11
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) TACACS
6 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (6.25%) xDSL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 11 (68.75%) Security Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Online Games
3 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (25.00%) Network Design
3 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Network Management
4 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Statistics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNP
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) F5
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Capita
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Riverbed