The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Specialist
Rank - - 104
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Network Security Specialist
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
1667 1850 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.19% 94.10% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1381 1485 1201
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Network Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Security Specialist Salary Trend in Cheshire

Network Security Specialist
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Network Security Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Network Security Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft