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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 41 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.79% 0.44% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 2.63% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 38 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.83% 16.74% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 44
Average salary £38,500 £48,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.61% +67.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,400 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Password Management
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) CCIP
6 1 (12.50%) CISSP
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Incident Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (25.00%) Password Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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