The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 207 248 279
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +31
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1493 1345 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.32% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 7.59% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1179 1072 950
Median salary £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
- +8.68%
Network Security
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15738 17723 19566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.09% 17.36% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13219 14509 15739
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 663 £58,500 +6.36% 82
South East +33 355 £47,500 - 46
East of England +71 137 £44,500 -14.83% 27
West Midlands +13 89 £42,500 -23.76% 34
Yorkshire -9 80 £42,250 +3.04% 42
North West +19 67 £50,000 +17.64% 55
South West -2 52 £40,000 +12.67% 12
East Midlands -9 28 £45,000 - 22
North East +5 10 £30,250 +0.83% 2
Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 1768 (58.50%) Firewall
2 1569 (51.92%) Cisco
3 1153 (38.15%) Cisco Certification
4 825 (27.30%) CCNP
5 779 (25.78%) WAN
6 767 (25.38%) CheckPoint
7 763 (25.25%) LAN
8 752 (24.88%) VPN
9 741 (24.52%) Windows
10 677 (22.40%) Cisco ASA
11 637 (21.08%) Juniper
12 597 (19.76%) CCNA
13 533 (17.64%) Degree
14 510 (16.88%) Linux
14 510 (16.88%) Information Security
15 495 (16.38%) TCP/IP
16 490 (16.21%) Wireless
17 488 (16.15%) F5
18 487 (16.12%) Finance
19 486 (16.08%) Microsoft
20 470 (15.55%) Data Centre
21 466 (15.42%) ITIL
22 426 (14.10%) CISSP
23 416 (13.77%) Palo Alto
24 394 (13.04%) VMware
25 377 (12.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 372 (12.31%) SIEM
27 347 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
28 342 (11.32%) MPLS
29 335 (11.09%) DNS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 157 (5.20%) MS Exchange
2 92 (3.04%) IIS
3 76 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 48 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 47 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (0.66%) Apache
8 19 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.30%) IBM Domino
13 8 (0.26%) JBoss
14 7 (0.23%) SAS
14 7 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.17%) CloudStack
16 4 (0.13%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.13%) Zimbra
17 3 (0.099%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 199 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 61 (2.02%) MS Office
3 58 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.20%) Maple
6 3 (0.099%) MS Project
7 2 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.066%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.066%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 9 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.099%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 103 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (2.88%) SaaS
4 54 (1.79%) Office 365
5 39 (1.29%) IaaS
6 27 (0.89%) PaaS
7 25 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (0.26%) Yammer
10 5 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.17%) GitHub
11 2 (0.066%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.033%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1768 (58.50%) Firewall
2 779 (25.78%) WAN
3 763 (25.25%) LAN
4 752 (24.88%) VPN
5 677 (22.40%) Cisco ASA
6 495 (16.38%) TCP/IP
7 490 (16.21%) Wireless
8 347 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 342 (11.32%) MPLS
10 335 (11.09%) DNS
11 329 (10.89%) BGP
12 307 (10.16%) OSPF
13 280 (9.27%) VoIP
14 238 (7.88%) Internet
15 211 (6.98%) DHCP
16 209 (6.92%) Intrusion Detection
17 174 (5.76%) SAN
18 169 (5.59%) SSL
19 168 (5.56%) EIGRP
20 159 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 42 (1.39%) Big Data
3 40 (1.32%) MySQL
4 25 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 20 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 15 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.30%) DB2
11 9 (0.30%) Redis
12 8 (0.26%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.26%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.20%) Apache Accumulo
13 6 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 33 (1.09%) SpecFlow
2 16 (0.53%) Metasploit
3 15 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.23%) Burp Suite
5 7 (0.23%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.17%) JIRA
6 5 (0.17%) sqlmap
7 4 (0.13%) Subversion
8 3 (0.099%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.066%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.066%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.033%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.033%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.033%) MSI
10 1 (0.033%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.033%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.033%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.033%) Visual Studio
General
1 487 (16.12%) Finance
2 318 (10.52%) Telecoms
3 149 (4.93%) Banking
4 105 (3.47%) Law
5 94 (3.11%) Retail
6 90 (2.98%) Legal
7 37 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 28 (0.93%) Marketing
9 23 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 19 (0.63%) Back Office
11 19 (0.63%) Games
12 16 (0.53%) Electronics
12 16 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.50%) Billing
14 13 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.43%) Publishing
15 12 (0.40%) Military
16 11 (0.36%) Advertising
17 6 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1112 (36.80%) Network Engineer
2 797 (26.37%) Security Engineer
3 643 (21.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 370 (12.24%) Consultant
5 317 (10.49%) Cisco Engineer
6 311 (10.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 305 (10.09%) Analyst
8 301 (9.96%) Security Consultant
9 207 (6.85%) Security Analyst
10 202 (6.68%) Senior Network Engineer
11 201 (6.65%) Architect
12 154 (5.10%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 141 (4.67%) Support Engineer
14 134 (4.43%) Network Analyst
15 133 (4.40%) Network Consultant
16 130 (4.30%) Senior Security Engineer
17 122 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 120 (3.97%) Network Support
19 107 (3.54%) Network Security Consultant
20 103 (3.41%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (3.74%) .NET
2 78 (2.58%) Web Services
3 75 (2.48%) 802.1X
4 38 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 36 (1.19%) COM
6 34 (1.13%) WCF
7 33 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (1.09%) WPF
8 28 (0.93%) Middleware
9 26 (0.86%) AngularJS
10 24 (0.79%) HTML
11 22 (0.73%) React
12 17 (0.56%) XML
13 16 (0.53%) HTML5
14 13 (0.43%) Regular Expression
14 13 (0.43%) SOAP
15 12 (0.40%) Spring
16 11 (0.36%) Node.js
16 11 (0.36%) XMPP
17 8 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 470 (15.55%) Data Centre
2 272 (9.00%) Management Information System
3 230 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 177 (5.86%) Computer Science
5 123 (4.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 83 (2.75%) Mathematics
7 81 (2.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 73 (2.42%) RSA SecurID
9 62 (2.05%) PKI
10 56 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
11 44 (1.46%) e-Health
12 40 (1.32%) Visualisation
13 39 (1.29%) Virtual Team
14 38 (1.26%) Blackberry
15 36 (1.19%) BYOD
15 36 (1.19%) Digital Media
15 36 (1.19%) Statistics
16 35 (1.16%) Blog
16 35 (1.16%) Cybercrime
16 35 (1.16%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 741 (24.52%) Windows
2 510 (16.88%) Linux
3 286 (9.46%) Windows Server
4 263 (8.70%) Unix
5 95 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (1.95%) Android
8 49 (1.62%) CentOS
9 42 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (1.06%) Solaris
12 30 (0.99%) Windows 7
13 29 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 15 (0.50%) Windows 10
15 14 (0.46%) AIX
16 13 (0.43%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.40%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
18 10 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (16.88%) Information Security
2 466 (15.42%) ITIL
3 372 (12.31%) SIEM
4 303 (10.03%) Cybersecurity
5 260 (8.60%) Security Architecture
6 251 (8.31%) Presales
7 239 (7.91%) Penetration Testing
8 236 (7.81%) Network Design
9 216 (7.15%) Network Monitoring
10 196 (6.49%) Project Management
11 194 (6.42%) Network Management
12 193 (6.39%) Security Operations
13 187 (6.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 176 (5.82%) Load Balancing
15 164 (5.43%) Vulnerability Management
16 157 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
17 154 (5.10%) Risk Management
18 135 (4.47%) Change Management
19 128 (4.24%) Service Delivery
20 126 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 186 (6.15%) SQL
2 149 (4.93%) Java
3 148 (4.90%) C
3 148 (4.90%) C++
4 143 (4.73%) Python
5 124 (4.10%) PHP
6 103 (3.41%) C#
7 84 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 75 (2.48%) Perl
9 65 (2.15%) Objective-C
10 55 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 47 (1.56%) Ruby
12 42 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 39 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 37 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.26%) R
15 8 (0.26%) Tcl
16 6 (0.20%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.17%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1153 (38.15%) Cisco Certification
2 825 (27.30%) CCNP
3 597 (19.76%) CCNA
4 533 (17.64%) Degree
5 426 (14.10%) CISSP
6 330 (10.92%) Security Cleared
7 289 (9.56%) CCIE
8 214 (7.08%) SC Cleared
9 201 (6.65%) CISM
10 175 (5.79%) CCSE
11 139 (4.60%) CCSA
12 115 (3.81%) CISA
13 104 (3.44%) JNCIP
14 96 (3.18%) CEH
15 91 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
16 88 (2.91%) JNCIS
17 80 (2.65%) DV Cleared
18 79 (2.61%) CCSP
18 79 (2.61%) MCSE
19 75 (2.48%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 377 (12.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 161 (5.33%) PCI DSS
3 133 (4.40%) SLA
4 56 (1.85%) QA
5 38 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (1.22%) ISO 9001
7 31 (1.03%) COBIT
8 19 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 15 (0.50%) FISMA
10 12 (0.40%) ISO27002
11 7 (0.23%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.20%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.099%) RMADS
15 2 (0.066%) BS25999
15 2 (0.066%) COSO
15 2 (0.066%) Government Security Classifications
15 2 (0.066%) ISO22301
15 2 (0.066%) SAS 70
16 1 (0.033%) GPG13
System Software
1 318 (10.52%) Active Directory
2 250 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (3.81%) vSphere
4 100 (3.31%) Hyper-V
5 38 (1.26%) XenApp
6 29 (0.96%) Firmware
6 29 (0.96%) Snort
7 18 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.53%) Docker
9 15 (0.50%) KVM
10 14 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (0.43%) ProxySG
12 11 (0.36%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.33%) vCloud
13 10 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.30%) NFS
14 9 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (0.30%) Xen
15 7 (0.23%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 70 (2.32%) Nessus
1 70 (2.32%) QRadar
2 69 (2.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 64 (2.12%) FortiGate
4 59 (1.95%) Cisco Prime
5 48 (1.59%) Nagios
6 47 (1.56%) SCCM
7 46 (1.52%) Cacti
8 39 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
9 33 (1.09%) WMI
10 28 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
11 25 (0.83%) Puppet
12 22 (0.73%) Backup Exec
13 21 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
13 21 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 19 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
16 18 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 13 (0.43%) EnCase
17 13 (0.43%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1569 (51.92%) Cisco
2 767 (25.38%) CheckPoint
3 637 (21.08%) Juniper
4 488 (16.15%) F5
5 486 (16.08%) Microsoft
6 416 (13.77%) Palo Alto
7 394 (13.04%) VMware
8 196 (6.49%) SolarWinds
9 181 (5.99%) HP
10 144 (4.77%) Blue Coat
11 138 (4.57%) Citrix
12 133 (4.40%) ArcSight
12 133 (4.40%) Riverbed
13 129 (4.27%) Fortinet
14 121 (4.00%) Intel Security
15 106 (3.51%) Splunk
16 84 (2.78%) Meraki
17 80 (2.65%) Oracle
18 79 (2.61%) Red Hat
19 77 (2.55%) Aruba
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Many more benefits!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
AAP3
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago