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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 114 89 117
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 1.63% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 9.77% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 21
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
297 266 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.46% 16.72% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 234 206 286
Average salary £35,000 £49,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.64% +42.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -23 7 £31,000 -22.50%
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 -
Chester -2 1 £42,500 - 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) TCP/IP
2 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
5 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
5 14 (34.15%) Change Management
5 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
6 13 (31.71%) Juniper
7 12 (29.27%) SSL
7 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
7 12 (29.27%) Retail
7 12 (29.27%) Fujitsu
7 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
8 11 (26.83%) Websense
8 11 (26.83%) SIEM
8 11 (26.83%) Cyber Security
9 10 (24.39%) MCSA
9 10 (24.39%) DNS
9 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (21.95%) Thin Client
10 9 (21.95%) Firewall
10 9 (21.95%) Information Security
10 9 (21.95%) Nessus
10 9 (21.95%) Degree
10 9 (21.95%) Fat Client
10 9 (21.95%) Splunk
11 8 (19.51%) DHCP
11 8 (19.51%) Cisco

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) TCP/IP
2 12 (29.27%) SSL
3 10 (24.39%) DNS
4 9 (21.95%) Firewall
5 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (19.51%) DHCP
6 7 (17.07%) HTTP
7 6 (14.63%) HTTPS
7 6 (14.63%) VPN
7 6 (14.63%) Junos
8 5 (12.20%) LAN
9 4 (9.76%) WAN
10 1 (2.44%) SMTP
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.44%) Internet
10 1 (2.44%) OSPF
10 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
2 12 (29.27%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Security Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Security Specialist
5 5 (12.20%) Incident Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Project Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Project Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Technician
6 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Sales Executive
8 1 (2.44%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
2 9 (21.95%) Thin Client
2 9 (21.95%) Fat Client
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) SecurID
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Change Management
2 11 (26.83%) SIEM
2 11 (26.83%) Cyber Security
3 9 (21.95%) Information Security
4 8 (19.51%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (14.63%) Service Management
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (9.76%) Network Management
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.44%) Business Development
9 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.44%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.44%) Password Management
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (24.39%) MCSA
4 9 (21.95%) Degree
5 6 (14.63%) CISSP
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (9.76%) CISM
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (7.32%) ISEB
8 3 (7.32%) CCNA
9 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) CEH
9 2 (4.88%) SSCP
10 1 (2.44%) CCDP
10 1 (2.44%) CCNP
10 1 (2.44%) CCIP
10 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) Snort
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Nessus
2 6 (14.63%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (14.63%) FortiGate
2 6 (14.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
3 13 (31.71%) Juniper
4 12 (29.27%) Fujitsu
5 11 (26.83%) Websense
6 9 (21.95%) Splunk
7 8 (19.51%) IronPort
7 8 (19.51%) Symantec
7 8 (19.51%) McAfee
7 8 (19.51%) Cisco
7 8 (19.51%) Blue Coat
8 7 (17.07%) Fortinet
9 6 (14.63%) Qualys
9 6 (14.63%) Lumension
9 6 (14.63%) Becrypt
9 6 (14.63%) LogRhythm
10 4 (9.76%) VMware
11 3 (7.32%) Dell
11 3 (7.32%) Sourcefire
12 1 (2.44%) F5
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