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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 51 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 20 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.36% 1.50% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.17% 7.21% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
179 111 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.08% 20.75% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 135 64 147
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (48.72%) Wireless
1 19 (48.72%) Blue Coat
2 17 (43.59%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) Juniper
2 17 (43.59%) Riverbed
2 17 (43.59%) Ruckus Wireless
2 17 (43.59%) LogRhythm
3 16 (41.03%) VPN
3 16 (41.03%) Firewall
4 15 (38.46%) Windows
4 15 (38.46%) Linux
4 15 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
6 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
6 10 (25.64%) SCCM
6 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
6 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (15.38%) Apache
8 6 (15.38%) CCNA
8 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (15.38%) Debian
8 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu
8 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (12.82%) Perl
9 5 (12.82%) Python

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (15.38%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) Wireless
2 16 (41.03%) VPN
2 16 (41.03%) Firewall
3 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (12.82%) HTTP
5 5 (12.82%) HTTPS
5 5 (12.82%) SSL
5 5 (12.82%) IPsec
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Account Manager
2 15 (38.46%) Network Manager
2 15 (38.46%) Sales Manager
2 15 (38.46%) Security Manager
2 15 (38.46%) Network Security Manager
3 8 (20.51%) Network Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Support Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (15.38%) Debian
3 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 3 (7.69%) B2B
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.82%) Ruby
2 5 (12.82%) Perl
2 5 (12.82%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.38%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) HNC
5 1 (2.56%) CCSA
5 1 (2.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.82%) Snort
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Blue Coat
2 17 (43.59%) Riverbed
2 17 (43.59%) Ruckus Wireless
2 17 (43.59%) LogRhythm
2 17 (43.59%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) Juniper
3 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) F5