The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 93 101 127
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 25 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 0.88% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.50% 5.56% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 12
Average salary £38,750 £45,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.36% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
294 270 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.21% 15.89% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 232 205 288
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Cheshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Network Security
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Warrington -2 17 £32,250 -22.28%
Chester +1 4 £55,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 - 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
2 26 (50.00%) Finance
3 24 (46.15%) Change Management
3 24 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 23 (44.23%) Juniper
5 22 (42.31%) SSL
5 22 (42.31%) Windows
6 21 (40.38%) Firewall
7 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
8 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
9 16 (30.77%) Cisco
9 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 16 (30.77%) Fujitsu
9 16 (30.77%) Retail
9 16 (30.77%) Telecoms
10 15 (28.85%) Junos
10 15 (28.85%) Management Information System
10 15 (28.85%) VPN
11 13 (25.00%) SecurID
12 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
12 12 (23.08%) SIEM
12 12 (23.08%) Cyber Security
12 12 (23.08%) Information Security
12 12 (23.08%) Websense
13 10 (19.23%) Splunk
13 10 (19.23%) Nessus
14 9 (17.31%) Blue Coat
14 9 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (17.31%) Degree

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) SSL
2 21 (40.38%) Firewall
3 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
4 15 (28.85%) Junos
4 15 (28.85%) VPN
5 9 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (15.38%) DHCP
6 8 (15.38%) DNS
7 7 (13.46%) HTTPS
7 7 (13.46%) HTTP
8 4 (7.69%) LAN
8 4 (7.69%) WAN
9 3 (5.77%) DMZ
10 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
General
1 26 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Retail
2 16 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Security Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Security Specialist
5 6 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Incident Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Project Leader
7 3 (5.77%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Project Leader
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Technician
7 3 (5.77%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Network Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Sales Executive
9 1 (1.92%) Field Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Middleware
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Management Information System
2 13 (25.00%) SecurID
3 9 (17.31%) Fat Client
3 9 (17.31%) Thin Client
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Change Management
2 12 (23.08%) SIEM
2 12 (23.08%) Cyber Security
2 12 (23.08%) Information Security
3 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (13.46%) Migration
4 7 (13.46%) Service Management
5 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Network Management
5 4 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL
5 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.77%) PRINCE
6 3 (5.77%) Security Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.92%) Business Development
8 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.31%) Degree
3 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (17.31%) MCSA
4 6 (11.54%) CISSP
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.69%) CCNA
5 4 (7.69%) CISM
6 3 (5.77%) ISEB
6 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) CEH
7 2 (3.85%) SSCP
8 1 (1.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) Snort
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Nessus
2 7 (13.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (13.46%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (11.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) CheckPoint
2 23 (44.23%) Juniper
3 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
4 16 (30.77%) Cisco
4 16 (30.77%) Fujitsu
5 12 (23.08%) Websense
6 10 (19.23%) Splunk
7 9 (17.31%) Blue Coat
7 9 (17.31%) IronPort
7 9 (17.31%) Symantec
7 9 (17.31%) McAfee
8 7 (13.46%) Lumension
8 7 (13.46%) Becrypt
8 7 (13.46%) LogRhythm
8 7 (13.46%) Qualys
8 7 (13.46%) Fortinet
9 4 (7.69%) VMware
10 3 (5.77%) Dell
10 3 (5.77%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.92%) F5
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago