The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 250 188 257
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +69
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1233 1550 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.49% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 7.44% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1140 957
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -4.59%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19314 20833 21229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.12% 19.99% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15336 16892 17851
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
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Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Security
Salary Trend in England

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

Network Security Salary Trend in England

Network Security
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in England

Network Security
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -108 406 £52,000 -5.45% 48
South East -32 345 £42,500 -5.55% 35
Yorkshire -18 139 £43,000 +32.30% 15
East of England -11 117 £40,000 +5.26% 10
South West +23 92 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North West -28 56 £40,000 - 6
West Midlands -44 39 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East Midlands -13 28 £38,000 +40.74% 2
Midlands -1 6 £57,500 -8.00%
North East -6 2 £41,405 -12.83% 1
Network Security
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Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1416 (60.62%) Firewall
2 1283 (54.92%) Cisco
3 885 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
4 771 (33.01%) CheckPoint
5 596 (25.51%) Windows
6 553 (23.67%) CCNP
7 551 (23.59%) WAN
8 529 (22.65%) LAN
9 528 (22.60%) TCP/IP
10 516 (22.09%) Juniper
11 482 (20.63%) VPN
12 473 (20.25%) CCNA
13 462 (19.78%) Cisco ASA
14 430 (18.41%) Microsoft
15 380 (16.27%) Linux
16 342 (14.64%) Information Security
17 335 (14.34%) F5
18 330 (14.13%) VMware
19 310 (13.27%) ITIL
20 280 (11.99%) Finance
20 280 (11.99%) Security Cleared
21 273 (11.69%) CISSP
22 269 (11.52%) DNS
22 269 (11.52%) Wireless
23 267 (11.43%) BGP
24 263 (11.26%) MPLS
25 257 (11.00%) Active Directory
26 256 (10.96%) Blue Coat
27 248 (10.62%) VoIP
28 247 (10.57%) Degree

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 180 (7.71%) MS Exchange
2 92 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 91 (3.90%) IIS
4 70 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 67 (2.87%) Apache
6 64 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 42 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 32 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
9 31 (1.33%) Tomcat
10 30 (1.28%) WebLogic
11 24 (1.03%) Lync
12 19 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (0.64%) nginx
14 14 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (0.51%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.43%) CMS
17 9 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.39%) Apache Solr
18 5 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
19 4 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 200 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 95 (4.07%) MS Office
3 23 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.17%) MS Project
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.086%) Windchill
8 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.086%) RMDS
2 2 (0.086%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.043%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.043%) assyst
3 1 (0.043%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.043%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.043%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.37%) SaaS
2 20 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.77%) Office 365
4 12 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.47%) Route 53
5 11 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
5 11 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.34%) PaaS
7 7 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.26%) IaaS
9 4 (0.17%) Taleo
10 2 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.086%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.043%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1416 (60.62%) Firewall
2 551 (23.59%) WAN
3 529 (22.65%) LAN
4 528 (22.60%) TCP/IP
5 482 (20.63%) VPN
6 462 (19.78%) Cisco ASA
7 269 (11.52%) DNS
7 269 (11.52%) Wireless
8 267 (11.43%) BGP
9 263 (11.26%) MPLS
10 248 (10.62%) VoIP
11 238 (10.19%) OSPF
12 209 (8.95%) SSL
13 198 (8.48%) Internet
14 196 (8.39%) IPsec
15 164 (7.02%) DHCP
16 162 (6.93%) Cisco PIX
17 143 (6.12%) SAN
18 129 (5.52%) Cisco IOS
19 128 (5.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (6.89%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.10%) MySQL
3 35 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 15 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 12 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 12 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (0.51%) Redis
8 11 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.30%) Cognos Impromptu
11 7 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.30%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.21%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 11 (0.47%) Subversion
3 9 (0.39%) Metasploit
4 7 (0.30%) Moq
5 5 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.21%) Maven
6 4 (0.17%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.13%) NUnit
7 3 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.13%) MSTest
8 2 (0.086%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.086%) NuGet
8 2 (0.086%) Ant
8 2 (0.086%) JMeter
8 2 (0.086%) JIRA
8 2 (0.086%) Selenium
9 1 (0.043%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.043%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 280 (11.99%) Finance
2 221 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 73 (3.13%) Advertising
4 63 (2.70%) Marketing
5 60 (2.57%) Law
6 57 (2.44%) Retail
7 50 (2.14%) Banking
8 29 (1.24%) Back Office
9 26 (1.11%) Legal
10 23 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.98%) Games
11 21 (0.90%) Local Government
12 17 (0.73%) Publishing
12 17 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.64%) Billing
14 8 (0.34%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.34%) Electronics
15 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.17%) Military
16 4 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 614 (26.28%) Network Engineer
2 384 (16.44%) Security Engineer
3 317 (13.57%) Consultant
4 285 (12.20%) Network Security Engineer
5 245 (10.49%) Analyst
6 213 (9.12%) Architect
7 170 (7.28%) Security Consultant
8 146 (6.25%) Security Analyst
9 145 (6.21%) Security Specialist
10 127 (5.44%) Network Consultant
11 123 (5.27%) Network Analyst
12 113 (4.84%) Network Architect
13 103 (4.41%) Security Architect
14 100 (4.28%) Senior Network Engineer
15 90 (3.85%) Support Engineer
16 82 (3.51%) Network Support
17 80 (3.42%) Network Specialist
17 80 (3.42%) Network Security Consultant
17 80 (3.42%) Network Security Analyst
18 71 (3.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (1.54%) .NET
2 34 (1.46%) Web Services
3 32 (1.37%) J2EE
3 32 (1.37%) Qt
4 29 (1.24%) HTML
5 28 (1.20%) EJB
5 28 (1.20%) Hibernate
5 28 (1.20%) Spring
6 23 (0.98%) Middleware
7 18 (0.77%) CSS
7 18 (0.77%) XML
8 12 (0.51%) Regular Expression
9 10 (0.43%) jQuery
9 10 (0.43%) STL
9 10 (0.43%) LAMP
10 7 (0.30%) Ajax
10 7 (0.30%) WCF
10 7 (0.30%) SOAP
10 7 (0.30%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 130 (5.57%) Computer Science
2 115 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 79 (3.38%) PKI
4 49 (2.10%) Replication
5 43 (1.84%) CESG
6 40 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 35 (1.50%) Digital Media
8 34 (1.46%) Clustering
9 31 (1.33%) Blackberry
9 31 (1.33%) Cryptography
9 31 (1.33%) Mathematics
10 30 (1.28%) iPhone
11 28 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
12 27 (1.16%) Hedge funds
13 26 (1.11%) SecurID
14 23 (0.98%) Client/Server
15 22 (0.94%) Thin Client
15 22 (0.94%) Fat Client
16 21 (0.90%) RMADS
17 19 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 596 (25.51%) Windows
2 380 (16.27%) Linux
3 174 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 171 (7.32%) UNIX
5 99 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 74 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 68 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (2.53%) Windows XP
9 51 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (1.97%) Android
11 36 (1.54%) Ubuntu
12 32 (1.37%) CentOS
13 27 (1.16%) Windows 8
13 27 (1.16%) Windows Vista
14 26 (1.11%) Debian
15 20 (0.86%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.60%) Solaris
17 10 (0.43%) AIX
18 8 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (14.64%) Information Security
2 310 (13.27%) ITIL
3 188 (8.05%) SIEM
4 164 (7.02%) Network Design
5 139 (5.95%) Network Management
6 127 (5.44%) Project Management
7 115 (4.92%) Service Delivery
7 115 (4.92%) Load Balancing
8 111 (4.75%) Change Management
9 109 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
10 108 (4.62%) Cyber Security
11 106 (4.54%) E-Commerce
12 105 (4.49%) Penetration Testing
13 98 (4.20%) Incident Management
14 93 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
15 86 (3.68%) Network Architecture
16 79 (3.38%) Security Architecture
17 78 (3.34%) Network Monitoring
18 77 (3.30%) Risk Management
19 76 (3.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 164 (7.02%) SQL
2 113 (4.84%) Java
3 88 (3.77%) C
4 64 (2.74%) Perl
5 59 (2.53%) C++
6 57 (2.44%) PHP
7 48 (2.05%) Python
8 33 (1.41%) Ruby
9 29 (1.24%) JavaScript
10 18 (0.77%) PowerShell
11 17 (0.73%) C#
12 14 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 13 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.39%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.30%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.30%) Assembly Language
16 5 (0.21%) VB
16 5 (0.21%) Scala
17 3 (0.13%) VBA
18 2 (0.086%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 885 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
2 553 (23.67%) CCNP
3 473 (20.25%) CCNA
4 280 (11.99%) Security Cleared
5 273 (11.69%) CISSP
6 247 (10.57%) Degree
7 186 (7.96%) CCSA
8 175 (7.49%) CCIE
9 159 (6.81%) CCSP
10 156 (6.68%) CCSE
11 149 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 131 (5.61%) SC Cleared
13 88 (3.77%) MCSE
14 77 (3.30%) JNCIA
15 66 (2.83%) CISM
16 52 (2.23%) CCDP
17 47 (2.01%) CEH
18 42 (1.80%) CISA
19 40 (1.71%) MCP
20 36 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (7.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (5.31%) PCI DSS
3 123 (5.27%) SLA
4 55 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.43%) QA
7 9 (0.39%) COBIT
8 6 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.26%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.13%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 257 (11.00%) Active Directory
2 243 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (2.87%) vSphere
4 63 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 45 (1.93%) XenApp
6 39 (1.67%) ProxySG
7 37 (1.58%) ISA Server
8 31 (1.33%) Terminal Services
9 28 (1.20%) Snort
9 28 (1.20%) VMware ESX
10 26 (1.11%) XenServer
11 21 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (0.81%) KVM
12 19 (0.81%) XenDesktop
13 17 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
13 17 (0.73%) Varnish
14 16 (0.68%) UAG
15 13 (0.56%) Xen
16 12 (0.51%) Nmap
17 9 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 56 (2.40%) Nessus
2 34 (1.46%) Backup Exec
3 33 (1.41%) SCCM
4 27 (1.16%) Puppet
5 25 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
5 25 (1.07%) Tivoli
5 25 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
6 24 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
7 21 (0.90%) OpenView
7 21 (0.90%) Nagios
8 20 (0.86%) ARCserve
8 20 (0.86%) SCOM
9 19 (0.81%) HAProxy
10 17 (0.73%) WSUS
11 16 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
11 16 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (0.60%) FortiGate
13 10 (0.43%) Cacti
14 8 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1283 (54.92%) Cisco
2 771 (33.01%) CheckPoint
3 516 (22.09%) Juniper
4 430 (18.41%) Microsoft
5 335 (14.34%) F5
6 330 (14.13%) VMware
7 256 (10.96%) Blue Coat
8 175 (7.49%) HP
9 161 (6.89%) Citrix
10 143 (6.12%) McAfee
11 109 (4.67%) Websense
12 84 (3.60%) Oracle
13 83 (3.55%) SolarWinds
14 77 (3.30%) Avaya
15 76 (3.25%) Fortinet
16 64 (2.74%) Nokia
17 59 (2.53%) Red Hat
18 56 (2.40%) Symantec
19 55 (2.35%) Riverbed
20 51 (2.18%) ArcSight
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, plus bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £51500 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
ARM Information Security & Communications
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Benefits package / Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits (Free Cisco Training, etc)
Posted: Yesterday