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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 106 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 25 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.27% 1.20% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.72% 7.17% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 21
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £70,000 £65,000
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
324 279 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.45% 16.74% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 268 231 260
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,100 £65,000
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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 -11 10 £35,000 - 1
Chester - 6 £55,000 - 1
Crewe -5 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Nantwich - 1 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 22 (44.90%) Firewall
2 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.69%) TCP/IP
4 16 (32.65%) DNS
4 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (30.61%) Finance
5 15 (30.61%) Cisco
6 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 14 (28.57%) Windows
6 14 (28.57%) MCSA
7 13 (26.53%) Thin Client
7 13 (26.53%) Fat Client
8 12 (24.49%) DHCP
9 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (22.45%) Juniper
9 11 (22.45%) Information Security
9 11 (22.45%) Fortinet
10 10 (20.41%) Junos
10 10 (20.41%) FortiGate
10 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
10 10 (20.41%) LAN
11 9 (18.37%) Linux
11 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.33%) SecurID
12 8 (16.33%) Degree
13 7 (14.29%) UNIX
13 7 (14.29%) WAN
13 7 (14.29%) CISSP
13 7 (14.29%) CCNP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) Firewall
2 17 (34.69%) TCP/IP
3 16 (32.65%) DNS
4 12 (24.49%) DHCP
5 10 (20.41%) LAN
5 10 (20.41%) Junos
6 7 (14.29%) WAN
7 6 (12.24%) SSL
8 5 (10.20%) VPN
8 5 (10.20%) FirePass
9 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (6.12%) HTTP
10 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.08%) OSPF
10 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
11 1 (2.04%) SMTP
11 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Network Engineer
2 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (30.61%) Security Engineer
3 15 (30.61%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Project Leader
5 3 (6.12%) Incident Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Project Leader
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Technician
6 2 (4.08%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Thin Client
1 13 (26.53%) Fat Client
2 8 (16.33%) SecurID
3 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Life Science
5 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) AIX
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Information Security
2 7 (14.29%) Change Management
3 6 (12.24%) SIEM
3 6 (12.24%) Cyber Security
4 4 (8.16%) Network Management
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE
5 3 (6.12%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Password Management
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.04%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) MCSA
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.33%) Degree
6 7 (14.29%) CISSP
6 7 (14.29%) CCNP
7 6 (12.24%) CCNA
8 4 (8.16%) CISM
9 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (6.12%) ISEB
10 2 (4.08%) CCIP
10 2 (4.08%) MCITP
10 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
11 1 (2.04%) CCDP
11 1 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) Cisco
3 11 (22.45%) Juniper
3 11 (22.45%) Fortinet
4 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
5 6 (12.24%) F5
5 6 (12.24%) Splunk
6 5 (10.20%) Fujitsu
6 5 (10.20%) VMware
7 4 (8.16%) Dell
8 3 (6.12%) Websense
8 3 (6.12%) Sourcefire
8 3 (6.12%) ArcSight
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