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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
North West / Cheshire
Rank 78 93 76
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 9 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.23% 0.69% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.23% 4.07% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 28
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 158 221 351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.96% 16.99% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 119 161 242
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +9 4 £36,250 -27.50% 1
Chester - 1 £57,500 - 1
Crewe - 1 £29,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 24 (66.67%) Information Security
2 19 (52.78%) Firewall
3 15 (41.67%) Finance
4 14 (38.89%) CISSP
5 13 (36.11%) Cisco
5 13 (36.11%) Security Operations
6 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
8 10 (27.78%) CISM
8 10 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 9 (25.00%) CCNA
10 8 (22.22%) Information Security Management
10 8 (22.22%) Law
10 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (22.22%) Security Management
10 8 (22.22%) Security Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
10 8 (22.22%) Data Management
10 8 (22.22%) Business Continuity
10 8 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (22.22%) Analytics
10 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
12 6 (16.67%) Unix
12 6 (16.67%) Windows
12 6 (16.67%) VoIP
12 6 (16.67%) Degree
13 5 (13.89%) SIEM

Network Security
Top Related 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 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (16.67%) VoIP
4 5 (13.89%) BGP
4 5 (13.89%) EIGRP
4 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 5 (13.89%) WAN
5 4 (11.11%) MPLS
5 4 (11.11%) OSPF
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.33%) VPLS
6 3 (8.33%) VPN
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.56%) Wireless
8 1 (2.78%) IPv4
8 1 (2.78%) IPv6
8 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Law
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Information Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.78%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Cisco Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) REST
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Contactless
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.78%) FMCG
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Unix
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Information Security
2 13 (36.11%) Security Operations
3 12 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
5 8 (22.22%) Analytics
5 8 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (22.22%) Data Management
5 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 8 (22.22%) Information Security Management
5 8 (22.22%) Security Management
5 8 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) SIEM
7 4 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
1 3 (8.33%) C++
1 3 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) CISSP
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (27.78%) CISM
4 9 (25.00%) CCNA
5 6 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) CCNP
7 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
7 3 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CISA
8 1 (2.78%) MCSE
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.56%) RSA enVision
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco
2 5 (13.89%) Avaya
2 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
3 4 (11.11%) Juniper
4 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.56%) Aruba
5 2 (5.56%) Splunk
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) Mitel
6 1 (2.78%) Nortel
6 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
The SmartList
Posted: 16 days ago