The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 121 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,375
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +14.80%
Network Security Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1649 1728 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.87% 95.89% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1373 1326
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Warrington +4 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Northwich - 1 £80,000 -
Network Security Engineer
North West

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) A+ Certification
5 4 (40.00%) CCIE
5 4 (40.00%) CISSP
5 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Metasploit
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
6 3 (30.00%) RMADS
6 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (30.00%) CEH
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) JSP

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (10.00%) FCoE
6 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) BGP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (30.00%) RMADS
2 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) CCIE
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CEH
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) F5