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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 85 109 86
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 36 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.09% 0.89% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.84% 5.69% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 14
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
304 299 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.62% 15.65% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 235 231 197
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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
Northwich - 16 £80,000 -
Chester -1 7 £45,000 - 2
Knutsford - 7 £32,000 -
Warrington 0 6 £42,500 +37.09% 2
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (68.25%) Firewall
2 33 (52.38%) DNS
3 32 (50.79%) Cisco
4 27 (42.86%) LAN
5 26 (41.27%) HTTP
5 26 (41.27%) Finance
6 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (39.68%) CCNP
7 24 (38.10%) DHCP
8 23 (36.51%) TCP/IP
8 23 (36.51%) SSL
8 23 (36.51%) Load Balancing
9 20 (31.75%) CCIE
10 18 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 17 (26.98%) OSPF
11 17 (26.98%) BGP
11 17 (26.98%) Citrix
12 16 (25.40%) VLAN
12 16 (25.40%) iSCSI
12 16 (25.40%) FCoE
12 16 (25.40%) Fibre Channel
12 16 (25.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (25.40%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
14 13 (20.63%) SQL
15 12 (19.05%) Windows
16 10 (15.87%) Linux
16 10 (15.87%) WAN
16 10 (15.87%) Open Source
17 9 (14.29%) HTML

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.76%) Jetty
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.76%) nginx
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) WordPress
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) Lync
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon S3
2 6 (9.52%) Route 53
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (4.76%) SaaS
3 3 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (68.25%) Firewall
2 33 (52.38%) DNS
3 27 (42.86%) LAN
4 26 (41.27%) HTTP
5 24 (38.10%) DHCP
6 23 (36.51%) TCP/IP
6 23 (36.51%) SSL
7 17 (26.98%) OSPF
7 17 (26.98%) BGP
8 16 (25.40%) iSCSI
8 16 (25.40%) FCoE
8 16 (25.40%) Fibre Channel
8 16 (25.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (25.40%) VLAN
9 10 (15.87%) WAN
10 7 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (6.35%) Wireless
11 4 (6.35%) Wireshark
12 2 (3.17%) Multicast
12 2 (3.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Maven
1 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.94%) Hudson
3 4 (6.35%) Metasploit
4 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Financial Institution
2 6 (9.52%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Legal
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Network Engineer
2 23 (36.51%) Network Security Engineer
2 23 (36.51%) Security Engineer
3 22 (34.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 21 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Security Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Information Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (6.35%) Network Specialist
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection Specialist
9 3 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
10 2 (3.17%) Security Architect
10 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) HTML
2 7 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (4.76%) JSP
3 3 (4.76%) Servlets
4 2 (3.17%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Life Science
3 4 (6.35%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.76%) RMADS
5 2 (3.17%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Linux
3 6 (9.52%) CentOS
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.17%) UNIX
5 2 (3.17%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Load Balancing
2 18 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 10 (15.87%) Open Source
4 9 (14.29%) Security Management
5 8 (12.70%) Information Security
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (9.52%) ERP
6 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.52%) ITIL
6 6 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (9.52%) DevOps
6 6 (9.52%) Auto-Scaling
6 6 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (7.94%) Information Security Management
7 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.94%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (6.35%) Network Design
8 4 (6.35%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (6.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) Ruby
2 3 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) PHP
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) CCNP
1 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (31.75%) CCIE
3 8 (12.70%) Degree
3 8 (12.70%) CCNA
4 5 (7.94%) CISSP
5 4 (6.35%) A+ Certification
5 4 (6.35%) CEH
5 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) MCITP
6 1 (1.59%) CISM
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) COBIT
2 5 (7.94%) QA
2 5 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.76%) JSP 440
4 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Puppet
1 6 (9.52%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) Cisco
2 17 (26.98%) Citrix
3 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) Juniper
5 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.52%) RightScale
6 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.17%) Splunk
7 2 (3.17%) HP
8 1 (1.59%) F5
8 1 (1.59%) VMware
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