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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 73 106 131
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 43 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.43% 0.62% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.99% 3.65% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 3
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
331 274 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 17.09% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 278 249 288
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +30.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Warrington +24 18 £41,250 - 1
Wilmslow +4 6 £44,000 -34.81%
Crewe +19 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Chester - 4 £67,500 - 1
Knutsford +2 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Nantwich - 1 £35,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 33 (49.25%) Firewall
2 25 (37.31%) Cisco
3 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
4 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (31.34%) CheckPoint
6 19 (28.36%) Juniper
6 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
7 18 (26.87%) LAN
8 17 (25.37%) CCNP
8 17 (25.37%) Information Security
9 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
9 15 (22.39%) DNS
10 14 (20.90%) Windows
10 14 (20.90%) CISSP
10 14 (20.90%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (19.40%) Fortinet
11 13 (19.40%) Finance
11 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
11 13 (19.40%) Cyber Security
12 12 (17.91%) Linux
13 11 (16.42%) WAN
13 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (16.42%) Splunk
13 11 (16.42%) SIEM
14 10 (14.93%) F5
14 10 (14.93%) CCNA
14 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
14 10 (14.93%) DHCP
15 9 (13.43%) VMware
15 9 (13.43%) Junos

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.49%) IIS
1 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (49.25%) Firewall
2 18 (26.87%) LAN
3 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
3 15 (22.39%) DNS
4 14 (20.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (16.42%) WAN
6 10 (14.93%) DHCP
7 9 (13.43%) Junos
7 9 (13.43%) FirePass
8 5 (7.46%) OSPF
8 5 (7.46%) Wireless
8 5 (7.46%) EIGRP
9 4 (5.97%) BGP
9 4 (5.97%) HTTP
9 4 (5.97%) Wireshark
10 3 (4.48%) RIP
10 3 (4.48%) SSL
10 3 (4.48%) VPN
10 3 (4.48%) IGRP
10 3 (4.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) MySQL
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Network Engineer
2 22 (32.84%) Network Security Engineer
2 22 (32.84%) Security Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Technician
5 6 (8.96%) Network Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Architect
9 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Trainer
9 2 (2.99%) IT Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Network Specialist
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) JSP
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.96%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.97%) SecurID
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) Open Source
4 3 (4.48%) RMADS
4 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) CCTV
5 1 (1.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) UNIX
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Information Security
2 13 (19.40%) Cyber Security
3 11 (16.42%) SIEM
4 8 (11.94%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (8.96%) Analytics
6 5 (7.46%) Migration
6 5 (7.46%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.48%) Password Management
7 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.48%) Network Design
7 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.99%) Project Management
8 2 (2.99%) ITIL
9 1 (1.49%) Information Security Management
9 1 (1.49%) Security Management
9 1 (1.49%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.49%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.49%) Web Development
9 1 (1.49%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
3 17 (25.37%) CCNP
4 14 (20.90%) CISSP
5 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
6 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (14.93%) CCNA
8 7 (10.45%) CISM
8 7 (10.45%) Degree
8 7 (10.45%) ISEB
9 6 (8.96%) CCIE
10 5 (7.46%) MCSA
11 4 (5.97%) A+ Certification
11 4 (5.97%) MCITP
12 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (2.99%) CCIP
12 2 (2.99%) MCT
13 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.49%) CCSE
13 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) COBIT
2 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) FortiGate
2 7 (10.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Cisco
2 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.34%) CheckPoint
4 19 (28.36%) Juniper
5 13 (19.40%) Fortinet
6 11 (16.42%) Splunk
7 10 (14.93%) F5
8 9 (13.43%) VMware
9 8 (11.94%) Sourcefire
10 7 (10.45%) Websense
11 6 (8.96%) Symantec
11 6 (8.96%) McAfee
12 4 (5.97%) ArcSight
12 4 (5.97%) Citrix
13 3 (4.48%) EMC
14 1 (1.49%) AppSense
14 1 (1.49%) SAP
14 1 (1.49%) Oracle
14 1 (1.49%) Dell
14 1 (1.49%) NetApp
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