The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 150 214 259
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +45
Contract jobs citing Network Security 817 543 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.07% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.54% 7.30% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 295 227
Median daily rate £393 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 9
Median hourly rate £26.00 £39.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.17% +150.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.98 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +153.96%
Network Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7753 7443 6623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.92% 14.66% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 4269 3590
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 438 372
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the England region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the England region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Security
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Network Security Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 298 £443 +26.42% 79
South East +51 165 £375 -3.53% 59
North West +25 96 £388 +19.23% 54
Yorkshire +19 52 £369 +1.72% 43
West Midlands -9 52 £325 -4.41% 34
East of England +44 51 £350 +1.44% 27
South West +19 51 £375 -16.66% 13
East Midlands +26 29 £301 -19.86% 19
North East -48 16 £325 +15.24% 2
Network Security
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Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor 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 contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 641 (45.92%) Firewall
2 579 (41.48%) Cisco
3 355 (25.43%) Cisco Certification
4 326 (23.35%) Java
5 325 (23.28%) WAN
6 318 (22.78%) CheckPoint
7 295 (21.13%) CRM
8 294 (21.06%) LAN
9 286 (20.49%) JavaScript
10 282 (20.20%) ERP
11 280 (20.06%) Web Development
12 278 (19.91%) Digital Media
13 277 (19.84%) PHP
14 257 (18.41%) Data Centre
15 247 (17.69%) Windows
16 234 (16.76%) CCNP
17 233 (16.69%) Cisco ASA
18 225 (16.12%) VPN
19 220 (15.76%) Finance
20 192 (13.75%) Wireless
21 189 (13.54%) TCP/IP
22 185 (13.25%) F5
23 183 (13.11%) Security Cleared
24 181 (12.97%) Linux
25 180 (12.89%) CCNA
26 175 (12.54%) Juniper
27 168 (12.03%) ITIL
28 158 (11.32%) Microsoft
29 146 (10.46%) Active Directory
30 138 (9.89%) Unix

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 53 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.65%) Apache
2 23 (1.65%) JBoss
3 20 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.43%) OpenStack
4 17 (1.22%) IIS
4 17 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.00%) Skype for Business
5 14 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.93%) nginx
7 11 (0.79%) MQSeries
8 10 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.64%) NServiceBus
10 8 (0.57%) Confluence
11 7 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.43%) CMS
12 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.36%) MS Office
3 18 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.79%) MS Project
5 10 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.072%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.072%) Houdini
9 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (0.50%) Magento
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.072%) Eikon
6 1 (0.072%) Primavera
6 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 67 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (3.65%) IaaS
4 50 (3.58%) Office 365
5 35 (2.51%) PaaS
6 19 (1.36%) SaaS
7 12 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.29%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.29%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.29%) Yammer
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.072%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.072%) Google Play
12 1 (0.072%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.072%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 641 (45.92%) Firewall
2 325 (23.28%) WAN
3 294 (21.06%) LAN
4 233 (16.69%) Cisco ASA
5 225 (16.12%) VPN
6 192 (13.75%) Wireless
7 189 (13.54%) TCP/IP
8 124 (8.88%) DNS
9 106 (7.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 92 (6.59%) DHCP
10 92 (6.59%) SSL
11 90 (6.45%) VoIP
12 83 (5.95%) BGP
13 80 (5.73%) MPLS
14 77 (5.52%) Internet
15 73 (5.23%) IPsec
16 71 (5.09%) OSPF
16 71 (5.09%) VLAN
17 54 (3.87%) Intrusion Detection
18 52 (3.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.80%) MySQL
3 25 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 16 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (1.15%) OLAP
6 13 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 12 (0.86%) DB2
8 11 (0.79%) Big Data
8 11 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.50%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.50%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 21 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.29%) Subversion
4 16 (1.15%) JIRA
5 10 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.64%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.57%) FxCop
7 8 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (0.57%) StyleCop
8 7 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (0.43%) gulp
9 6 (0.43%) JUnit
9 6 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.36%) Maven
11 4 (0.29%) Grunt
11 4 (0.29%) Selenium
11 4 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (0.29%) Xcode
12 3 (0.21%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 220 (15.76%) Finance
2 106 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 63 (4.51%) Banking
4 54 (3.87%) Retail
5 26 (1.86%) Legal
6 21 (1.50%) Marketing
7 14 (1.00%) Games
8 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.64%) French Language
11 6 (0.43%) Billing
11 6 (0.43%) German Language
11 6 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.43%) Law
12 5 (0.36%) Back Office
12 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.14%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 390 (27.94%) Network Engineer
2 229 (16.40%) Security Engineer
3 209 (14.97%) Architect
4 196 (14.04%) Network Security Engineer
5 158 (11.32%) Developer
6 128 (9.17%) Analyst
7 119 (8.52%) Consultant
8 118 (8.45%) Security Architect
9 90 (6.45%) Security Consultant
10 77 (5.52%) Security Analyst
11 76 (5.44%) Cisco Engineer
12 71 (5.09%) Firewall Engineer
13 69 (4.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 67 (4.80%) Network Analyst
15 66 (4.73%) Senior Network Engineer
16 61 (4.37%) Network Architect
17 54 (3.87%) Support Engineer
18 46 (3.30%) Project Manager
19 44 (3.15%) Network Security Architect
20 42 (3.01%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.66%) HTML
2 81 (5.80%) CSS
3 70 (5.01%) .NET
4 53 (3.80%) HTML5
5 41 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 40 (2.87%) 802.1X
7 37 (2.65%) CSS3
8 36 (2.58%) jQuery
9 31 (2.22%) Web Services
10 25 (1.79%) JSON
11 23 (1.65%) ASP.NET
11 23 (1.65%) J2EE
12 22 (1.58%) REST
13 20 (1.43%) Middleware
13 20 (1.43%) Node.js
13 20 (1.43%) Spring
14 18 (1.29%) RESTful
15 16 (1.15%) LAMP
16 15 (1.07%) .NET Framework
16 15 (1.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 278 (19.91%) Digital Media
2 257 (18.41%) Data Centre
3 72 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 68 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (4.23%) PKI
6 26 (1.86%) Cryptography
7 24 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
8 23 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.50%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.36%) User Experience
11 17 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 15 (1.07%) Clustering
12 15 (1.07%) iPad
13 13 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (0.93%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.86%) DataPower
14 12 (0.86%) Replication
14 12 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
14 12 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 247 (17.69%) Windows
2 181 (12.97%) Linux
3 138 (9.89%) Unix
4 82 (5.87%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (1.72%) AIX
6 24 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (1.50%) Solaris
8 21 (1.50%) VMS
8 21 (1.50%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.07%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.00%) CentOS
12 13 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.72%) SUSE
13 10 (0.72%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.72%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.50%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (21.13%) CRM
2 282 (20.20%) ERP
3 280 (20.06%) Web Development
4 168 (12.03%) ITIL
5 132 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (7.95%) Migration
7 110 (7.88%) Information Security
7 110 (7.88%) Load Balancing
8 107 (7.66%) Network Design
9 106 (7.59%) SIEM
10 99 (7.09%) Network Monitoring
11 78 (5.59%) Project Management
12 74 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 71 (5.09%) DevOps
14 70 (5.01%) Security Architecture
15 69 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
16 67 (4.80%) Network Management
17 58 (4.15%) E-Commerce
17 58 (4.15%) Service Management
18 56 (4.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 326 (23.35%) Java
2 286 (20.49%) JavaScript
3 277 (19.84%) PHP
4 101 (7.23%) SQL
5 49 (3.51%) C#
6 35 (2.51%) PowerShell
7 32 (2.29%) Perl
8 30 (2.15%) Python
9 21 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.07%) Ruby
11 14 (1.00%) C
11 14 (1.00%) Scala
12 9 (0.64%) C++
13 8 (0.57%) Apple Swift
13 8 (0.57%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.43%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.43%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.43%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.14%) VB
15 2 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 355 (25.43%) Cisco Certification
2 234 (16.76%) CCNP
3 183 (13.11%) Security Cleared
4 180 (12.89%) CCNA
5 133 (9.53%) SC Cleared
6 128 (9.17%) CISSP
7 88 (6.30%) Degree
8 78 (5.59%) CCIE
9 58 (4.15%) CISM
10 50 (3.58%) CCSE
11 37 (2.65%) CCSA
12 33 (2.36%) DV Cleared
13 29 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
14 28 (2.01%) CCDP
15 26 (1.86%) JNCIS
16 23 (1.65%) CEH
17 21 (1.50%) CISMP
17 21 (1.50%) JNCIP
18 20 (1.43%) CCDA
18 20 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (4.01%) PCI DSS
3 47 (3.37%) SLA
4 21 (1.50%) COBIT
5 11 (0.79%) QA
6 7 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.36%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.072%) Basel II
9 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.072%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.072%) GPG13
9 1 (0.072%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.072%) PMBOK
System Software
1 146 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 84 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (1.43%) vSphere
5 17 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
6 16 (1.15%) ProxySG
7 15 (1.07%) KVM
8 14 (1.00%) Samba
8 14 (1.00%) Xen
9 13 (0.93%) Docker
9 13 (0.93%) UAG
9 13 (0.93%) XenApp
10 12 (0.86%) Hyper-V
11 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.64%) NFS
13 7 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (0.50%) Snort
14 5 (0.36%) Firmware
15 4 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 70 (5.01%) Puppet
2 61 (4.37%) FortiGate
3 47 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (2.22%) SCOM
5 26 (1.86%) Nagios
6 19 (1.36%) SCCM
7 16 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (1.00%) Nessus
9 13 (0.93%) SmoothWall
10 11 (0.79%) Cacti
10 11 (0.79%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.57%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (0.57%) Graphite
11 8 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.57%) QRadar
11 8 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (0.50%) IBM BigFix
12 7 (0.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 579 (41.48%) Cisco
2 318 (22.78%) CheckPoint
3 185 (13.25%) F5
4 175 (12.54%) Juniper
5 158 (11.32%) Microsoft
6 121 (8.67%) VMware
7 115 (8.24%) Palo Alto
8 83 (5.95%) Citrix
9 78 (5.59%) Oracle
10 67 (4.80%) Blue Coat
11 63 (4.51%) Fortinet
12 59 (4.23%) Intel Security
13 46 (3.30%) HP
14 44 (3.15%) Symantec
15 42 (3.01%) IBM
16 38 (2.72%) SolarWinds
17 36 (2.58%) Red Hat
18 34 (2.44%) Splunk
19 32 (2.29%) Aruba
20 31 (2.22%) NetApp
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