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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.31% 1.43% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.29% 8.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 0
Median salary £53,573 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 85 83 56
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.12% 16.97% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 64 62 49
Median salary £42,500 £41,900 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% +28.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £50,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Bootle - 9 £53,573 -
Liverpool +2 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) Information Security
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (39.13%) Physics
4 9 (39.13%) Human Factors
4 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 7 (30.43%) DHCP
7 6 (26.09%) WLAN
7 6 (26.09%) DNS
7 6 (26.09%) LAN
7 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (26.09%) NHS
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (26.09%) Service Management
7 6 (26.09%) VLAN
8 5 (21.74%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (17.39%) Skype
9 4 (17.39%) SCDPM
9 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
9 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
9 4 (17.39%) NAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 7 (30.43%) DHCP
4 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (26.09%) LAN
4 6 (26.09%) VLAN
4 6 (26.09%) WLAN
5 4 (17.39%) Internet
5 4 (17.39%) NAS
5 4 (17.39%) SAN
5 4 (17.39%) Skype
5 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) FTP
7 1 (4.35%) HTTP
7 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.35%) SMTP
7 1 (4.35%) SSH
7 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Network Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Technology Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) NHS
2 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Information Security
3 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (39.13%) Human Factors
3 9 (39.13%) Physics
3 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (26.09%) Service Management
5 5 (21.74%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
6 4 (17.39%) ITSM
6 4 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
6 4 (17.39%) Security Management
6 4 (17.39%) Service Design
7 2 (8.70%) Network Management
8 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) SIEM
8 1 (4.35%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
1 4 (17.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CEH
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) SCDPM
1 4 (17.39%) SCOM
1 4 (17.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Citrix
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) FireEye
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