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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 24 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.49% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 7.69% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
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 13 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 18.60% 5.31% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 32
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
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
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 27 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Chester

Network Security
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (83.33%) CCNA
3 10 (83.33%) CISSP
3 10 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (83.33%) Cyber Security
3 10 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (75.00%) UNIX
5 8 (66.67%) Information Security
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) A+ Certification
7 4 (33.33%) MS Office
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (8.33%) F5
9 1 (8.33%) Banking
9 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (8.33%) Password Management
9 1 (8.33%) LAN
9 1 (8.33%) HTTP
9 1 (8.33%) DNS
9 1 (8.33%) Juniper
9 1 (8.33%) OSPF
9 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
9 1 (8.33%) CCIP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Cyber Security
1 10 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CCNP
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) CCNA
2 10 (83.33%) CISSP
3 7 (58.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCIP
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) F5
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