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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 94 110 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -41
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 10 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.34% 0.55% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% 2.98% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 58
Average salary £52,500 £33,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.71% -33.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £29,700 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £42,500 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
281 336 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.72% 18.53% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 203 248 404
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +1 8 £52,500 +65.35% 1
Marlow - 8 - -
High Wycombe -1 4 £53,750 +26.47%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 44 (55.00%) Cisco
2 40 (50.00%) Firewall
3 37 (46.25%) CheckPoint
4 35 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (31.25%) Finance
5 25 (31.25%) LAN
6 24 (30.00%) VMware
7 23 (28.75%) CCNP
7 23 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (26.25%) CCIE
9 18 (22.50%) Telecoms
9 18 (22.50%) SQL
9 18 (22.50%) Product Management
9 18 (22.50%) Marketing
10 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
10 17 (21.25%) WAN
11 16 (20.00%) Windows
11 16 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
12 15 (18.75%) CCSE
12 15 (18.75%) Network Design
12 15 (18.75%) Juniper
13 14 (17.50%) CCDA
13 14 (17.50%) CCDP
14 13 (16.25%) F5
15 12 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
16 11 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
17 10 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 10 (12.50%) Cisco PIX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) Lync
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (1.25%) nginx
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (50.00%) Firewall
2 25 (31.25%) LAN
3 17 (21.25%) WAN
4 12 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (11.25%) Wireless
7 8 (10.00%) OSPF
7 8 (10.00%) BGP
8 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
8 7 (8.75%) SAN
9 6 (7.50%) MPLS
9 6 (7.50%) NAS
10 4 (5.00%) VPN
10 4 (5.00%) DNS
10 4 (5.00%) DHCP
10 4 (5.00%) EIGRP
10 4 (5.00%) VLAN
10 4 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (5.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 18 (22.50%) Telecoms
2 18 (22.50%) Marketing
3 5 (6.25%) Legal
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.75%) Automotive
4 3 (3.75%) Law
5 2 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 22 (27.50%) Security Engineer
3 19 (23.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Head of Security
5 11 (13.75%) Designer
5 11 (13.75%) Network Designer
6 10 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Security Designer
7 9 (11.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Senior Security Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Security Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Server Specialist
9 5 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Network Consultant
10 4 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (3.75%) Network Design Consultant
11 3 (3.75%) Security Manager
11 3 (3.75%) Network Support Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
1 1 (1.25%) XML
1 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (7.50%) Clustering
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.75%) Linux
6 2 (2.50%) UNIX
6 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Product Management
2 15 (18.75%) Network Design
3 8 (10.00%) Information Security
4 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.25%) Network Management
5 5 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 5 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.75%) Analytics
7 3 (3.75%) Database Security
7 3 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.75%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.75%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.75%) Information Security Management
7 3 (3.75%) Security Management
7 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.75%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.25%) Python
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) C++
2 1 (1.25%) Java
2 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (28.75%) CCNP
3 21 (26.25%) CCIE
4 15 (18.75%) CCSE
5 14 (17.50%) CCDA
5 14 (17.50%) CCDP
6 6 (7.50%) CCA
6 6 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (7.50%) CCEA
6 6 (7.50%) CISSP
6 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.50%) MCSE
6 6 (7.50%) MCSA
6 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (6.25%) CCSA
8 3 (3.75%) CEH
8 3 (3.75%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.75%) CCIP
8 3 (3.75%) GIAC
9 2 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
1 11 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Puppet
1 1 (1.25%) Cacti
1 1 (1.25%) Zenoss
1 1 (1.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (55.00%) Cisco
2 37 (46.25%) CheckPoint
3 24 (30.00%) VMware
4 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.75%) Juniper
6 13 (16.25%) F5
7 8 (10.00%) HP
8 7 (8.75%) Dell
9 6 (7.50%) Citrix
10 5 (6.25%) Aruba
11 1 (1.25%) Brocade
11 1 (1.25%) Veeam
11 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.25%) Kaseya
11 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.25%) Symantec
11 1 (1.25%) NetApp
11 1 (1.25%) Red Hat