The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 47 50 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 3 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.88% 0.98% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 5.17% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 8
Average salary £47,500 £32,250 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.28% +26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
Network Security
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 58 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.30% 18.89% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 78 52 54
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Network Security
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) SMTP
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Snort
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Nmap
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) SMTP
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 2 (22.22%) IPv4
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Intrusion Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Snort
3 1 (11.11%) Postfix
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Nmap
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Qualys
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee