The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IronPort over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IronPort Systems.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPort
Rank 116 119 135
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing IronPort 15 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.23% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 0.52% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Average salary £67,500 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £45,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +20.80%
IronPort
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
845 774 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.08% 45.29% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 723 629 852
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IronPort across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IronPort
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

IronPort Salary Trend in Cheshire

IronPort
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IronPort across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

IronPort Salary Histogram in Cheshire

IronPort
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IronPort within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £65,000 -
Runcorn -7 1 £47,500 +22.18%
IronPort
North West

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing IronPort 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 IronPort.

1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (94.12%) SMTP
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (94.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (88.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (88.24%) PowerShell
3 15 (88.24%) Clustering
4 14 (82.35%) Migration
4 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
4 14 (82.35%) DNS
4 14 (82.35%) SAN
4 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (82.35%) Symantec
4 14 (82.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (82.35%) Perl
4 14 (82.35%) VB.NET
4 14 (82.35%) .NET
4 14 (82.35%) IIS
4 14 (82.35%) ITIL
4 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (82.35%) NAS
4 14 (82.35%) Load Balancing
5 13 (76.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (58.82%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (11.76%) Trend Micro
8 2 (11.76%) Lync

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing IronPort 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 IronPort. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (94.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (88.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (82.35%) IIS
5 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (11.76%) Lync
6 2 (11.76%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) SMTP
2 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
2 14 (82.35%) DNS
2 14 (82.35%) SAN
2 14 (82.35%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Email Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
1 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
1 14 (82.35%) Migration
1 14 (82.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) PowerShell
2 14 (82.35%) Perl
2 14 (82.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (76.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (17.65%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Symantec
2 2 (11.76%) Sophos
2 2 (11.76%) Trend Micro
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft