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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 57 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.07% 3.19% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 11.44% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 11
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
89 201 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 19.10% 27.92% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 76 170 178
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) Debian
4 4 (57.14%) Software Licensing
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
6 1 (14.29%) BGP
6 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 1 (14.29%) WAAS
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Debian
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Licensing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CCDE
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) OSCP
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) BT