The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.71% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £67,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Network Security
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 16 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.00% 6.75% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 38
Average salary £52,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Network Security
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Chester region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Chester

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Chester

Network Security
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) Password Management
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) CCIP
5 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
1 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Password Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) CCIP
3 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft