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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 94 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 26 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.59% 1.46% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.67% 8.47% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 10
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,900 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £68,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
300 295 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.35% 17.19% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 200 215 294
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Crewe - 7 £42,500 - 1
Warrington -4 6 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Chester +14 5 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Knutsford - 3 £45,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 42 (60.00%) Firewall
2 25 (35.71%) Finance
3 24 (34.29%) Cisco
3 24 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 19 (27.14%) LAN
6 19 (27.14%) Information Security
7 17 (24.29%) SQL
7 17 (24.29%) CCNP
7 17 (24.29%) CISSP
7 17 (24.29%) Juniper
7 17 (24.29%) Security Cleared
8 16 (22.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (21.43%) DNS
10 14 (20.00%) ITIL
10 14 (20.00%) CCNA
11 13 (18.57%) WAN
11 13 (18.57%) Cyber Security
12 12 (17.14%) ERP
12 12 (17.14%) Security Management
13 11 (15.71%) COBIT
14 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 10 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (14.29%) Linux
14 10 (14.29%) CCIE
15 9 (12.86%) A+ Certification
15 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
15 9 (12.86%) Network Design
15 9 (12.86%) Management Information System

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 3 (4.29%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.86%) Lync
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 42 (60.00%) Firewall
2 19 (27.14%) LAN
3 16 (22.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (21.43%) DNS
5 13 (18.57%) WAN
6 9 (12.86%) Wireless
7 8 (11.43%) DHCP
7 8 (11.43%) SSL
7 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.00%) BGP
8 7 (10.00%) HTTP
9 6 (8.57%) Wireshark
9 6 (8.57%) OSPF
10 5 (7.14%) RIP
10 5 (7.14%) EIGRP
10 5 (7.14%) IGRP
11 3 (4.29%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.86%) Multicast
12 2 (2.86%) VPN
12 2 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Legal
2 6 (8.57%) Financial Institution
3 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Network Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 14 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Consultant
6 8 (11.43%) Network Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Security Specialist
7 5 (7.14%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Network Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Security Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Network Security Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Technician
10 2 (2.86%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) HTML
2 7 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (2.86%) JSP
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
1 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (8.57%) Life Science
4 5 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.71%) RMADS
6 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Linux
2 8 (11.43%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) UNIX
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) CentOS
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Information Security
2 14 (20.00%) ITIL
3 13 (18.57%) Cyber Security
4 12 (17.14%) ERP
4 12 (17.14%) Security Management
5 10 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (12.86%) Network Design
7 8 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
8 7 (10.00%) Analytics
9 6 (8.57%) Network Architecture
9 6 (8.57%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.14%) Migration
10 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.14%) Information Security Management
10 5 (7.14%) Business Continuity
10 5 (7.14%) Open Source
10 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (24.29%) CCNP
2 17 (24.29%) CISSP
2 17 (24.29%) Security Cleared
3 14 (20.00%) CCNA
4 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 10 (14.29%) CCIE
5 9 (12.86%) A+ Certification
6 8 (11.43%) Degree
6 8 (11.43%) CISM
7 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.71%) CISMP
7 4 (5.71%) MCITP
8 3 (4.29%) ISEB
9 2 (2.86%) HP ASE
9 2 (2.86%) RHCE
9 2 (2.86%) MCSE
9 2 (2.86%) CEH
9 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) COBIT
2 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.14%) SLA
4 2 (2.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Nessus
2 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Cisco
2 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 17 (24.29%) Juniper
5 7 (10.00%) Symantec
5 7 (10.00%) McAfee
5 7 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 6 (8.57%) VMware
7 4 (5.71%) Sourcefire
8 3 (4.29%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.29%) EMC
8 3 (4.29%) Websense
8 3 (4.29%) Splunk
8 3 (4.29%) F5
9 2 (2.86%) Citrix
9 2 (2.86%) HP
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.43%) IBM
10 1 (1.43%) SAP
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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