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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 87 85 101
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 37 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.01% 2.15% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 10.08% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 10
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
206 367 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.25% 21.30% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 160 233 259
Average salary £32,500 £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.03% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 1 May 2016. 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 +6 5 £50,000 -10.08% 2
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £50,000 - 5
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) CCNP
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) JNCIS
5 4 (25.00%) JNCIP
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 4 (25.00%) CCNA
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) Broadband
5 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (18.75%) CCIE
6 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Finance

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Broadband
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) FCoE
5 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (12.50%) HTTP
5 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Field Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Field Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Security Technician
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Server Hardening
5 1 (6.25%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CCNP
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (25.00%) JNCIP
2 4 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 3 (18.75%) CCIE
4 2 (12.50%) CISM
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
2 4 (25.00%) NetApp
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Imperva
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) Ruckus Wireless
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