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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 33 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.04% - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% - 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £67,500 - £22,500
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
32 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.06% 17.52% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 32
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £100,000
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 24 October 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Chester

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Password Management
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) CCIP
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) HTTP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (22.22%) Password Management
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) CCIP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Blue chip bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago