The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 55 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.29% 2.62% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 9.44% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Network Security
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
244 180 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 33.42% 27.78% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 216 127 165
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Network Security
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 29 (63.04%) Riverbed
2 28 (60.87%) Wireless
3 27 (58.70%) Blue Coat
3 27 (58.70%) Juniper
3 27 (58.70%) Ruckus Wireless
3 27 (58.70%) LogRhythm
4 15 (32.61%) Cisco
5 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
6 11 (23.91%) Firewall
7 10 (21.74%) CCNA
7 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (21.74%) Linux
8 8 (17.39%) VPN
9 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (13.04%) Ubuntu
10 6 (13.04%) VLAN
10 6 (13.04%) SCCM
10 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
10 6 (13.04%) Avaya
10 6 (13.04%) Apache
10 6 (13.04%) LAN
10 6 (13.04%) VoIP
10 6 (13.04%) Windows

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 6 (13.04%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) Wireless
2 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.91%) Firewall
4 8 (17.39%) VPN
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (13.04%) VLAN
6 6 (13.04%) LAN
6 6 (13.04%) VoIP
7 5 (10.87%) WAN
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.35%) OSPF
9 2 (4.35%) BGP
9 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.17%) MPLS
10 1 (2.17%) SAN
10 1 (2.17%) Multicast
10 1 (2.17%) FirePass
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Military
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Account Manager
1 27 (58.70%) Network Manager
2 21 (45.65%) Security Manager
2 21 (45.65%) Network Security Manager
2 21 (45.65%) Sales Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Design Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (13.04%) Ubuntu
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Debian
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (10.87%) Network Design
2 5 (10.87%) Network Architecture
3 4 (8.70%) Change Control
3 4 (8.70%) Project Management
3 4 (8.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.17%) Security Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) CCNA
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) HNC
3 4 (8.70%) CCSE
3 4 (8.70%) CCSA
3 4 (8.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Riverbed
2 27 (58.70%) Blue Coat
2 27 (58.70%) Juniper
2 27 (58.70%) Ruckus Wireless
2 27 (58.70%) LogRhythm
3 15 (32.61%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Avaya
5 4 (8.70%) F5
5 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) Websense
6 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.17%) Meraki