The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 97 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 27 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.55% 1.51% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 8.72% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 10
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
Network Security
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
288 298 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.56% 17.34% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 197 230 246
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 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 10 £42,500 +21.42%
Chester +1 6 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Crewe - 5 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 3 £42,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 52 (75.36%) Firewall
2 28 (40.58%) Finance
3 23 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (31.88%) Cisco
5 20 (28.99%) DNS
6 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
6 19 (27.54%) CCNP
6 19 (27.54%) Information Security
7 18 (26.09%) SQL
8 17 (24.64%) CheckPoint
9 16 (23.19%) CCNA
9 16 (23.19%) ITIL
9 16 (23.19%) LAN
9 16 (23.19%) Security Management
10 15 (21.74%) CISSP
10 15 (21.74%) Juniper
10 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
11 14 (20.29%) WAN
11 14 (20.29%) ERP
11 14 (20.29%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (18.84%) COBIT
13 12 (17.39%) Linux
14 11 (15.94%) DHCP
14 11 (15.94%) CCIE
14 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
14 11 (15.94%) Open Source
15 10 (14.49%) Cyber Security
15 10 (14.49%) HTTP
15 10 (14.49%) Windows
15 10 (14.49%) Risk Assessment

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.35%) Jetty
2 3 (4.35%) nginx
3 2 (2.90%) Lync
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.90%) WordPress
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Office
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon S3
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.80%) Route 53
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (75.36%) Firewall
2 20 (28.99%) DNS
3 16 (23.19%) LAN
4 14 (20.29%) WAN
4 14 (20.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (15.94%) DHCP
6 10 (14.49%) HTTP
7 8 (11.59%) SSL
7 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
7 8 (11.59%) Wireshark
8 5 (7.25%) Wireless
8 5 (7.25%) OSPF
8 5 (7.25%) BGP
9 4 (5.80%) EIGRP
9 4 (5.80%) IGRP
9 4 (5.80%) RIP
10 2 (2.90%) Intranet
10 2 (2.90%) Multicast
11 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.45%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Metasploit
2 4 (5.80%) Maven
2 4 (5.80%) Hudson
2 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) JUnit
3 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Legal
3 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.70%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.80%) Retail
6 2 (2.90%) Marketing
6 2 (2.90%) Back Office
7 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) Network Security Engineer
3 15 (21.74%) Security Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) Security Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Information Security Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Information Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Monitoring Specialist
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Network Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) Network Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) Security Manager
8 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) HTML
2 7 (10.14%) XML
3 4 (5.80%) JSP
4 3 (4.35%) Servlets
5 2 (2.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.59%) Life Science
3 7 (10.14%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (10.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (8.70%) RMADS
5 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.35%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.70%) CentOS
4 5 (7.25%) UNIX
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.90%) AIX
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Information Security
2 16 (23.19%) Security Management
2 16 (23.19%) ITIL
3 14 (20.29%) ERP
4 11 (15.94%) Open Source
5 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (14.49%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (14.49%) Cyber Security
6 9 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (13.04%) Network Design
7 7 (10.14%) Information Security Management
7 7 (10.14%) DDoS Mitigation
8 6 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.25%) Migration
9 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (5.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Ruby
2 3 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) PHP
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.54%) CCNP
3 16 (23.19%) CCNA
4 15 (21.74%) CISSP
4 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
5 11 (15.94%) CCIE
6 9 (13.04%) A+ Certification
6 9 (13.04%) Degree
7 6 (8.70%) CISM
8 4 (5.80%) MCITP
8 4 (5.80%) CISMP
8 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.80%) CEH
8 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.90%) HP ASE
9 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.90%) RHCE
9 2 (2.90%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) COBIT
2 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.80%) JSP 440
4 3 (4.35%) SLA
4 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Puppet
1 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Cisco
2 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 17 (24.64%) CheckPoint
4 15 (21.74%) Juniper
5 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.25%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.80%) RightScale
7 4 (5.80%) Symantec
7 4 (5.80%) McAfee
7 4 (5.80%) HP
8 3 (4.35%) VMware
8 3 (4.35%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.90%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.90%) F5
9 2 (2.90%) Citrix
10 1 (1.45%) IBM
10 1 (1.45%) Websense
10 1 (1.45%) Splunk
10 1 (1.45%) ProCurve
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