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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 52 53 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.00% 1.64% 5.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 10.45% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 10
Average salary £48,750 £43,750 £29,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +48.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £33,000 £29,175
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
Network Security
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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
108 67 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.87% 15.73% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 75 60 45
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
3 3 (60.00%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) NetWitness
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) NetWitness
1 3 (60.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
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