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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 22 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.98% 1.85% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 14.29% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +125.49%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
35 35 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.83% 12.92% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 25
Average salary £37,500 £33,676 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.35% -3.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
2 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (62.50%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) A+ Certification
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) QSIG
6 1 (12.50%) H.323
6 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) F5

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) QSIG
3 1 (12.50%) H.323
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
1 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (62.50%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago