The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 75 108 78
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 50 22 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.52% 1.15% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.79% 6.18% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 55
Average salary £55,000 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,325 £31,400 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Network Security
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
338 356 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.05% 18.58% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 241 241 429
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 11 £55,000 +73.22%
High Wycombe -4 10 £52,500 +23.52%
Marlow - 7 - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 47 (54.65%) Cisco
2 42 (48.84%) Firewall
3 40 (46.51%) CheckPoint
4 37 (43.02%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (30.23%) LAN
6 25 (29.07%) CCNP
7 24 (27.91%) Finance
8 23 (26.74%) VMware
9 22 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (24.42%) CCIE
11 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
11 19 (22.09%) Juniper
12 18 (20.93%) Product Management
12 18 (20.93%) WAN
12 18 (20.93%) Marketing
12 18 (20.93%) Telecoms
13 17 (19.77%) SQL
14 16 (18.60%) Windows
14 16 (18.60%) Performance Metrics
15 15 (17.44%) Network Design
15 15 (17.44%) CCDP
15 15 (17.44%) CCSE
16 14 (16.28%) CCDA
17 12 (13.95%) F5
18 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
18 11 (12.79%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (12.79%) PCI DSS
19 10 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
20 9 (10.47%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) Lync
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (48.84%) Firewall
2 26 (30.23%) LAN
3 18 (20.93%) WAN
4 11 (12.79%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (10.47%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (10.47%) Wireless
5 9 (10.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (9.30%) OSPF
6 8 (9.30%) BGP
7 7 (8.14%) SAN
8 6 (6.98%) MPLS
8 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.98%) NAS
8 6 (6.98%) Junos
9 5 (5.81%) NetScreen
10 4 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (4.65%) SSL
11 3 (3.49%) SNMP
11 3 (3.49%) VPN
11 3 (3.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Subversion
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 18 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 18 (20.93%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Automotive
4 3 (3.49%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Network Engineer
2 21 (24.42%) Security Engineer
3 19 (22.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Head of Security
5 11 (12.79%) Designer
5 11 (12.79%) Network Designer
6 9 (10.47%) Consultant
6 9 (10.47%) Security Consultant
6 9 (10.47%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Security Designer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Security Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (6.98%) Server Specialist
8 6 (6.98%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Network Support
9 5 (5.81%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (3.49%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) HTML
1 1 (1.16%) Web Services
1 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Performance Metrics
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Clustering
4 4 (4.65%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Linux
6 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.33%) UNIX
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Product Management
2 15 (17.44%) Network Design
3 8 (9.30%) Network Management
4 6 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 6 (6.98%) Network Architecture
4 6 (6.98%) Information Security
5 5 (5.81%) Security Architecture
6 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.49%) Information Security Management
7 3 (3.49%) Security Management
7 3 (3.49%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.49%) Project Management
7 3 (3.49%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.49%) Analytics
8 2 (2.33%) Cyber Security
8 2 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) Python
2 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.16%) C
2 1 (1.16%) C++
2 1 (1.16%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (43.02%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (29.07%) CCNP
3 21 (24.42%) CCIE
4 15 (17.44%) CCSE
4 15 (17.44%) CCDP
5 14 (16.28%) CCDA
6 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.98%) CCA
6 6 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (6.98%) CCEA
6 6 (6.98%) MCSE
6 6 (6.98%) MCSA
6 6 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (6.98%) CCSA
7 5 (5.81%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.65%) CISSP
9 3 (3.49%) CCIP
9 3 (3.49%) CCNA
10 2 (2.33%) Degree
10 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) PCI DSS
2 10 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.16%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.16%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (54.65%) Cisco
2 40 (46.51%) CheckPoint
3 23 (26.74%) VMware
4 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
4 19 (22.09%) Juniper
5 12 (13.95%) F5
6 8 (9.30%) HP
7 7 (8.14%) Dell
8 6 (6.98%) Citrix
9 5 (5.81%) Aruba
10 1 (1.16%) Symantec
10 1 (1.16%) Brocade
10 1 (1.16%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.16%) Veeam
10 1 (1.16%) Kaseya
10 1 (1.16%) CA
10 1 (1.16%) NetApp
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat