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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 56 37 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.34% 3.19% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.21% 18.97% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Average salary £32,250 £41,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.28% +43.10%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
107 58 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 20.86% 16.81% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94 29 41
Average salary £29,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £49,900
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 21 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Warrington

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
2 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
2 17 (56.67%) Change Management
3 16 (53.33%) Juniper
4 15 (50.00%) SSL
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
5 14 (46.67%) Finance
5 14 (46.67%) Retail
5 14 (46.67%) Fujitsu
6 13 (43.33%) Windows
7 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (33.33%) Firewall
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco
9 9 (30.00%) Symantec
9 9 (30.00%) McAfee
9 9 (30.00%) Websense
9 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
9 9 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (30.00%) IronPort
9 9 (30.00%) SIEM
9 9 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (26.67%) MCSA
10 8 (26.67%) VPN
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (26.67%) Thin Client
10 8 (26.67%) Fat Client
10 8 (26.67%) Junos

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
2 15 (50.00%) SSL
3 10 (33.33%) Firewall
4 9 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (26.67%) Junos
5 8 (26.67%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 7 (23.33%) HTTPS
6 7 (23.33%) DHCP
6 7 (23.33%) HTTP
7 3 (10.00%) LAN
7 3 (10.00%) WAN
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
General
1 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
1 14 (46.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 9 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Security Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Project Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Project Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Thin Client
1 8 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (23.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Change Management
2 9 (30.00%) SIEM
2 9 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (23.33%) Cyber Security
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
3 7 (23.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (10.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) MCSA
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) CCNA
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (6.67%) SSCP
6 2 (6.67%) CEH
6 2 (6.67%) CISSP
6 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Snort
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Nessus
1 7 (23.33%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (23.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
2 16 (53.33%) Juniper
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) Fujitsu
5 9 (30.00%) IronPort
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco
5 9 (30.00%) Symantec
5 9 (30.00%) McAfee
5 9 (30.00%) Websense
5 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
6 7 (23.33%) Qualys
6 7 (23.33%) Splunk
6 7 (23.33%) Lumension
6 7 (23.33%) Becrypt
6 7 (23.33%) LogRhythm
7 4 (13.33%) VMware
8 3 (10.00%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) F5