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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 97 82 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 44 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 2.37% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 12.83% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 34 6
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
191 343 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.66% 18.50% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 144 281 255
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
Wilmslow +8 2 £50,000 +13.63%
Knutsford +5 1 £20,000 -55.55%
Warrington -14 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 39 (79.59%) LAN
2 38 (77.55%) Cisco
3 35 (71.43%) DNS
3 35 (71.43%) Citrix
4 34 (69.39%) TCP/IP
4 34 (69.39%) DHCP
4 34 (69.39%) Load Balancing
5 33 (67.35%) iSCSI
6 32 (65.31%) VLAN
6 32 (65.31%) HTTP
6 32 (65.31%) SSL
6 32 (65.31%) E-Commerce
6 32 (65.31%) CCIE
6 32 (65.31%) CCNP
6 32 (65.31%) OSPF
6 32 (65.31%) BGP
6 32 (65.31%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (65.31%) FCoE
6 32 (65.31%) Fibre Channel
6 32 (65.31%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (65.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (22.45%) Windows
8 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
8 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.37%) Firewall
8 9 (18.37%) Finance
9 6 (12.24%) WAN
9 6 (12.24%) Marketing
9 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
10 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (79.59%) LAN
2 35 (71.43%) DNS
3 34 (69.39%) DHCP
3 34 (69.39%) TCP/IP
4 33 (67.35%) iSCSI
5 32 (65.31%) BGP
5 32 (65.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 32 (65.31%) FCoE
5 32 (65.31%) Fibre Channel
5 32 (65.31%) HTTP
5 32 (65.31%) OSPF
5 32 (65.31%) SSL
5 32 (65.31%) VLAN
6 9 (18.37%) Firewall
7 6 (12.24%) WAN
8 3 (6.12%) Skype
9 1 (2.04%) DMZ
9 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) Maven
1 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.04%) Hudson
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Network Engineer
2 33 (67.35%) Network Security Engineer
2 33 (67.35%) Security Engineer
2 33 (67.35%) Senior Network Engineer
2 33 (67.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 33 (67.35%) Senior Security Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) IT Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Security Technician
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Technician
8 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (65.31%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) CentOS
5 2 (4.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Load Balancing
2 32 (65.31%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.20%) Data Security
3 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.20%) Information Security
3 5 (10.20%) Network Management
4 4 (8.16%) High Availability
5 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps
5 3 (6.12%) Open Source
6 2 (4.08%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) SIEM
6 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) CCIE
1 32 (65.31%) CCNP
1 32 (65.31%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CISM
2 2 (4.08%) CISSP
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (77.55%) Cisco
2 35 (71.43%) Citrix
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Imperva
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) RightScale
4 2 (4.08%) Splunk
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