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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 80 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 39 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.29% 1.40% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.86% 7.27% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 8
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,350 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.24%
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
359 344 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.12% 19.25% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 230 250 314
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 May 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 May 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 +12 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Crewe - 7 £42,500 - 2
Chester +16 4 £58,750 -16.07% 2
Knutsford - 2 £45,000 -
Nantwich - 2 £40,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 47 (58.02%) Firewall
2 28 (34.57%) Cisco
2 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.10%) Finance
4 25 (30.86%) Information Security
5 22 (27.16%) CISSP
5 22 (27.16%) CheckPoint
6 21 (25.93%) CCNP
7 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
8 19 (23.46%) Juniper
9 18 (22.22%) LAN
9 18 (22.22%) SQL
10 17 (20.99%) DNS
10 17 (20.99%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (19.75%) CCNA
12 15 (18.52%) Cyber Security
13 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
13 14 (17.28%) ITIL
14 13 (16.05%) Windows
14 13 (16.05%) WAN
14 13 (16.05%) Management Information System
14 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
15 12 (14.81%) Degree
15 12 (14.81%) Security Management
15 12 (14.81%) ERP
15 12 (14.81%) Linux
16 11 (13.58%) CISM
16 11 (13.58%) COBIT
16 11 (13.58%) Network Monitoring

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (4.94%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.47%) Lync
2 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 47 (58.02%) Firewall
2 18 (22.22%) LAN
3 17 (20.99%) DNS
3 17 (20.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
5 13 (16.05%) WAN
6 9 (11.11%) DHCP
6 9 (11.11%) SSL
6 9 (11.11%) Wireless
7 8 (9.88%) HTTP
8 6 (7.41%) BGP
8 6 (7.41%) Wireshark
9 5 (6.17%) EIGRP
9 5 (6.17%) IGRP
9 5 (6.17%) OSPF
9 5 (6.17%) RIP
10 4 (4.94%) FirePass
10 4 (4.94%) Junos
11 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
11 3 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (32.10%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Legal
3 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.17%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.69%) Network Security Engineer
2 20 (24.69%) Security Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) Analyst
4 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (18.52%) Security Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Information Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Network Consultant
6 8 (9.88%) Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Technician
8 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Monitoring Specialist
10 2 (2.47%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) HTML
2 8 (9.88%) XML
3 2 (2.47%) JSP
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.41%) Life Science
3 5 (6.17%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.17%) Open Source
4 4 (4.94%) RMADS
5 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.23%) SecurID
6 1 (1.23%) CCTV
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Linux
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.64%) UNIX
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.47%) AIX
6 2 (2.47%) CentOS
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Information Security
2 15 (18.52%) Cyber Security
3 14 (17.28%) ITIL
4 12 (14.81%) ERP
4 12 (14.81%) Security Management
5 11 (13.58%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (9.88%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (9.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (8.64%) Analytics
7 7 (8.64%) SIEM
7 7 (8.64%) Migration
7 7 (8.64%) Network Design
8 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.41%) Network Architecture
9 5 (6.17%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.17%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.17%) Information Security Management
9 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (27.16%) CISSP
3 21 (25.93%) CCNP
4 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
5 16 (19.75%) CCNA
6 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
7 12 (14.81%) Degree
8 11 (13.58%) CISM
9 10 (12.35%) CCIE
10 9 (11.11%) A+ Certification
11 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (7.41%) ISEB
12 6 (7.41%) MCITP
13 4 (4.94%) CISMP
13 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
14 2 (2.47%) HP ASE
14 2 (2.47%) MCSE
14 2 (2.47%) RHCE
14 2 (2.47%) CEH
14 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) COBIT
2 7 (8.64%) SLA
2 7 (8.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Nessus
2 4 (4.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Cisco
2 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.16%) CheckPoint
4 19 (23.46%) Juniper
5 10 (12.35%) Fortinet
6 9 (11.11%) VMware
7 7 (8.64%) Symantec
7 7 (8.64%) McAfee
7 7 (8.64%) Sourcefire
7 7 (8.64%) Splunk
8 6 (7.41%) F5
8 6 (7.41%) Websense
9 5 (6.17%) Citrix
10 3 (3.70%) EMC
11 2 (2.47%) HP
11 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.23%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.23%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.23%) IBM
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 26 days ago