The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 61 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 7 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.53% 3.80% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.78% 26.00% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +37.93%
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 Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 50 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 19.61% 14.62% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 80 22 48
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Network Security
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Warrington region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Warrington

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Warrington

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (50.00%) Change Management
4 12 (46.15%) Juniper
5 11 (42.31%) SSL
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
5 11 (42.31%) Finance
5 11 (42.31%) Retail
5 11 (42.31%) Fujitsu
6 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) MCSA
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (30.77%) Thin Client
8 8 (30.77%) DNS
8 8 (30.77%) Fat Client
9 7 (26.92%) IronPort
9 7 (26.92%) Fortinet
9 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
9 7 (26.92%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (26.92%) Firewall
9 7 (26.92%) DHCP
9 7 (26.92%) Symantec
9 7 (26.92%) McAfee
9 7 (26.92%) Websense
9 7 (26.92%) SIEM
9 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 11 (42.31%) SSL
3 8 (30.77%) DNS
4 7 (26.92%) DHCP
4 7 (26.92%) Firewall
4 7 (26.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (23.08%) Junos
5 6 (23.08%) VPN
6 5 (19.23%) HTTPS
6 5 (19.23%) HTTP
7 3 (11.54%) LAN
7 3 (11.54%) WAN
8 1 (3.85%) SMTP
8 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
1 11 (42.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Security Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Security Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Project Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Project Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Thin Client
1 8 (30.77%) Fat Client
2 6 (23.08%) SecurID
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (26.92%) SIEM
2 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (19.23%) Cyber Security
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Network Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) MCSA
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (11.54%) CCNA
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.69%) CISSP
6 2 (7.69%) SSCP
6 2 (7.69%) CEH
6 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) MCP
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Snort
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) FortiGate
2 5 (19.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (19.23%) Nessus
2 5 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (46.15%) Juniper
4 11 (42.31%) Fujitsu
5 7 (26.92%) IronPort
5 7 (26.92%) Symantec
5 7 (26.92%) McAfee
5 7 (26.92%) Websense
5 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
5 7 (26.92%) Fortinet
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
7 5 (19.23%) Qualys
7 5 (19.23%) Splunk
7 5 (19.23%) Lumension
7 5 (19.23%) Becrypt
7 5 (19.23%) LogRhythm
8 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 3 (11.54%) Dell
10 1 (3.85%) F5