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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 32 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.83% 1.60% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 8.51% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +115.68%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
36 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.98% 18.80% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 14
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) A+ Certification
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
2 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (41.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (41.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (33.33%) CentOS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (25.00%) Jetty
1 3 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Route 53
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 3 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) QSIG
5 1 (8.33%) H.323
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
1 4 (33.33%) Hudson
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
1 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
1 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (41.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) RightScale
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
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