The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 75 100
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 21 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.45% 1.03% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.05% 5.62% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 17
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 261 178 289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.96% 18.29% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 192 135 201
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,254
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Cheshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Cheshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Cheshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 13 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Knutsford - 4 - -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 30 (88.24%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) Information Security
3 14 (41.18%) CISSP
3 14 (41.18%) Finance
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (35.29%) Juniper
4 12 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
5 11 (32.35%) DNS
5 11 (32.35%) FortiGate
6 10 (29.41%) VPN
6 10 (29.41%) Windows
7 9 (26.47%) Riverbed
7 9 (26.47%) F5
7 9 (26.47%) SSL
7 9 (26.47%) WAN
7 9 (26.47%) Ethernet
7 9 (26.47%) MPLS
7 9 (26.47%) OSPF
7 9 (26.47%) BGP
7 9 (26.47%) EIGRP
7 9 (26.47%) CISM
7 9 (26.47%) IPsec
7 9 (26.47%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (23.53%) DMVPN
8 8 (23.53%) Security Operations
8 8 (23.53%) Wireless

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (88.24%) Firewall
2 12 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (32.35%) DNS
4 10 (29.41%) VPN
5 9 (26.47%) BGP
5 9 (26.47%) EIGRP
5 9 (26.47%) Ethernet
5 9 (26.47%) IPsec
5 9 (26.47%) MPLS
5 9 (26.47%) OSPF
5 9 (26.47%) SSL
5 9 (26.47%) WAN
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (23.53%) DMVPN
6 8 (23.53%) LAN
6 8 (23.53%) SNMP
6 8 (23.53%) Wireless
6 8 (23.53%) Wireshark
6 8 (23.53%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) GIS
2 2 (5.88%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Security Officer
7 1 (2.94%) Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Information Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (5.88%) Cybercrime
4 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.88%) Life Science
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) CESG
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) FMCG
5 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Information Security
2 9 (26.47%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 8 (23.53%) Security Operations
4 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
5 6 (17.65%) ITSM
5 6 (17.65%) Service Management
6 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
6 5 (14.71%) SIEM
7 4 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
8 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) Network Management
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.88%) Perl
1 2 (5.88%) Python
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CISSP
2 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (26.47%) CISM
4 8 (23.53%) Degree
5 7 (20.59%) CCNP
5 7 (20.59%) CISA
6 5 (14.71%) CCNA
7 2 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (5.88%) SANS
7 2 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (2.94%) MCSE
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) PMO
3 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Juniper
3 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
4 9 (26.47%) F5
4 9 (26.47%) Riverbed
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
7 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.88%) Avaya
8 2 (5.88%) Palantir
9 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.94%) Mitel
9 1 (2.94%) Nortel
9 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.94%) Splunk
9 1 (2.94%) Veeam
9 1 (2.94%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 3 days ago