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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 73 100 132
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +32
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 48 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.57% 0.96% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 5.08% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 2
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
352 295 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.82% 18.87% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 275 253 303
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 +15 25 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Crewe +16 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wilmslow - 3 £44,000 -
Chester - 3 £65,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £45,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (49.40%) Firewall
2 30 (36.14%) Cisco
3 29 (34.94%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
5 24 (28.92%) CheckPoint
5 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
6 23 (27.71%) Information Security
7 21 (25.30%) CCNP
7 21 (25.30%) LAN
8 20 (24.10%) CISSP
8 20 (24.10%) Juniper
9 17 (20.48%) Finance
9 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
10 16 (19.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (19.28%) DNS
10 16 (19.28%) Windows
11 15 (18.07%) TCP/IP
11 15 (18.07%) Fortinet
11 15 (18.07%) Cyber Security
12 13 (15.66%) WAN
12 13 (15.66%) Linux
12 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (15.66%) CCNA
13 12 (14.46%) DHCP
14 10 (12.05%) VMware
14 10 (12.05%) CISM
14 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
14 10 (12.05%) ITIL
14 10 (12.05%) SQL
14 10 (12.05%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.41%) Lync
1 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 41 (49.40%) Firewall
2 21 (25.30%) LAN
3 16 (19.28%) DNS
3 16 (19.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (18.07%) TCP/IP
5 13 (15.66%) WAN
6 12 (14.46%) DHCP
7 9 (10.84%) FirePass
7 9 (10.84%) Junos
8 7 (8.43%) EIGRP
8 7 (8.43%) OSPF
9 6 (7.23%) BGP
10 5 (6.02%) RIP
10 5 (6.02%) IGRP
10 5 (6.02%) Wireless
11 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
11 4 (4.82%) HTTP
12 3 (3.61%) VPN
12 3 (3.61%) SSL
12 3 (3.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Network Engineer
2 24 (28.92%) Security Engineer
2 24 (28.92%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Analyst
5 11 (13.25%) Security Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Network Consultant
6 8 (9.64%) Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Information Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Technician
8 4 (4.82%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Trainer
10 2 (2.41%) IT Consultant
10 2 (2.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) HTML
2 2 (2.41%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.23%) Thin Client
2 6 (7.23%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.82%) SecurID
3 4 (4.82%) Life Science
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) RMADS
4 3 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.20%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.64%) UNIX
5 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) AIX
6 2 (2.41%) CentOS
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Information Security
2 15 (18.07%) Cyber Security
3 10 (12.05%) SIEM
3 10 (12.05%) ITIL
4 9 (10.84%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (9.64%) ERP
5 8 (9.64%) Migration
6 7 (8.43%) Security Management
6 7 (8.43%) Analytics
6 7 (8.43%) Network Architecture
7 6 (7.23%) Network Design
8 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.82%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (4.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (4.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (3.61%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.61%) Password Management
10 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (34.94%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
3 21 (25.30%) CCNP
4 20 (24.10%) CISSP
5 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
6 13 (15.66%) CCNA
6 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (12.05%) CISM
8 8 (9.64%) CCIE
8 8 (9.64%) Degree
9 7 (8.43%) MCITP
9 7 (8.43%) A+ Certification
10 6 (7.23%) ISEB
11 4 (4.82%) MCSA
11 4 (4.82%) CISMP
11 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
12 3 (3.61%) VCP4
13 2 (2.41%) HP ASE
13 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (2.41%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) COBIT
2 6 (7.23%) SLA
2 6 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
1 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Cisco
2 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
3 24 (28.92%) CheckPoint
4 20 (24.10%) Juniper
5 15 (18.07%) Fortinet
6 10 (12.05%) F5
6 10 (12.05%) Splunk
6 10 (12.05%) VMware
7 7 (8.43%) Symantec
7 7 (8.43%) McAfee
7 7 (8.43%) Sourcefire
8 6 (7.23%) Websense
8 6 (7.23%) Citrix
9 4 (4.82%) ArcSight
10 3 (3.61%) EMC
11 2 (2.41%) HP
11 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.20%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.20%) Dell
12 1 (1.20%) IBM
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Berwick Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 16 days ago