The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 96 106 132
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 0.73% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 4.30% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 8
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% -21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
282 302 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.46% 16.86% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 222 235 269
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -7 19 £29,500 -23.87%
Chester +7 4 £55,000 +115.68%
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 28 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 27 (51.92%) Finance
3 25 (48.08%) Change Management
3 25 (48.08%) Windows
3 25 (48.08%) CheckPoint
4 24 (46.15%) Firewall
5 23 (44.23%) Juniper
5 23 (44.23%) SSL
6 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
7 17 (32.69%) Cisco
7 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
7 17 (32.69%) Retail
7 17 (32.69%) Telecoms
7 17 (32.69%) Fujitsu
8 16 (30.77%) Junos
8 16 (30.77%) VPN
8 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 14 (26.92%) SecurID
10 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
10 12 (23.08%) Cyber Security
10 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
10 12 (23.08%) Information Security
11 10 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (17.31%) IronPort
12 9 (17.31%) Fat Client
12 9 (17.31%) Degree
12 9 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (17.31%) Blue Coat
12 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (17.31%) SIEM

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) Firewall
2 23 (44.23%) SSL
3 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
4 16 (30.77%) VPN
4 16 (30.77%) Junos
5 10 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (17.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (15.38%) DNS
7 8 (15.38%) DHCP
8 7 (13.46%) HTTP
8 7 (13.46%) HTTPS
9 6 (11.54%) DMZ
10 4 (7.69%) LAN
10 4 (7.69%) WAN
11 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Telecoms
2 17 (32.69%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Security Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
3 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Security Specialist
5 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Design Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Incident Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Project Leader
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Project Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Penetration Test Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Security Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
1 6 (11.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) SecurID
2 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 9 (17.31%) Thin Client
3 9 (17.31%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Change Management
2 12 (23.08%) Information Security
2 12 (23.08%) Cyber Security
3 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (17.31%) SIEM
4 7 (13.46%) Migration
4 7 (13.46%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Security Architecture
5 6 (11.54%) Investment Management
5 6 (11.54%) Business Continuity
5 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.69%) Network Management
6 4 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.92%) Business Development
9 1 (1.92%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.31%) Degree
3 9 (17.31%) MCSA
3 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.69%) CCNA
5 3 (5.77%) CISSP
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) CEH
6 2 (3.85%) SSCP
7 1 (1.92%) CISM
7 1 (1.92%) CCNP
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) Snort
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Nessus
1 7 (13.46%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (13.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (11.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) CheckPoint
2 23 (44.23%) Juniper
3 17 (32.69%) Fujitsu
3 17 (32.69%) Cisco
3 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) Blue Coat
4 9 (17.31%) Symantec
4 9 (17.31%) McAfee
4 9 (17.31%) Websense
4 9 (17.31%) IronPort
5 7 (13.46%) Qualys
5 7 (13.46%) Splunk
5 7 (13.46%) Lumension
5 7 (13.46%) Becrypt
5 7 (13.46%) LogRhythm
6 6 (11.54%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.69%) VMware
8 3 (5.77%) Dell
Cheshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago