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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
UK / England
Rank 183 233 225
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1460 1368 1440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.85% 1.47% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.02% 8.70% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1054 1145
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,350 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
13253 15720 17963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.75% 16.84% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10882 13169 14661
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +33 607 £55,000 -4.34% 51
South East +43 319 £50,000 -4.76% 28
West Midlands +89 162 £42,500 - 12
North West +18 114 £42,500 -29.16% 16
East of England -12 79 £55,000 - 6
South West +45 77 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire -11 63 £40,000 -11.11% 8
East Midlands +17 27 £42,500 -5.55% 2
North East - 4 £29,500 - 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 1845 (63.42%) Firewall
2 1413 (48.57%) Cisco
3 1038 (35.68%) Cisco Certification
4 759 (26.09%) CheckPoint
5 755 (25.95%) CCNP
6 754 (25.92%) Windows
7 704 (24.20%) WAN
8 689 (23.69%) LAN
9 616 (21.18%) Information Security
10 606 (20.83%) VPN
11 572 (19.66%) Data Centre
12 570 (19.59%) Juniper
13 539 (18.53%) CCNA
14 527 (18.12%) TCP/IP
15 515 (17.70%) Palo Alto
16 511 (17.57%) DNS
17 506 (17.39%) Linux
18 493 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
19 459 (15.78%) Microsoft
20 435 (14.95%) Wireless
21 422 (14.51%) CISSP
22 419 (14.40%) OSPF
23 417 (14.33%) BGP
24 395 (13.58%) Degree
25 391 (13.44%) Finance
26 384 (13.20%) ITIL
27 381 (13.10%) SIEM
28 376 (12.93%) Active Directory
29 346 (11.89%) MPLS
30 335 (11.52%) F5

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 95 (3.27%) MS Exchange
2 73 (2.51%) IIS
3 43 (1.48%) Apache
4 33 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (1.07%) OpenStack
6 25 (0.86%) Skype for Business
7 22 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 14 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.24%) CMS
12 6 (0.21%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.17%) CloudStack
13 5 (0.17%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.17%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.10%) nginx
15 2 (0.069%) Confluence
Applications
1 185 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 85 (2.92%) MS Office
3 41 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.034%) MS Project
7 1 (0.034%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.069%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.034%) assyst
3 1 (0.034%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.034%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.034%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 123 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
4 67 (2.30%) Office 365
5 65 (2.23%) SaaS
6 36 (1.24%) IaaS
7 25 (0.86%) PaaS
8 7 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.17%) Route 53
9 5 (0.17%) Slack
9 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.10%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.069%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.069%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.069%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.069%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.034%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1845 (63.42%) Firewall
2 704 (24.20%) WAN
3 689 (23.69%) LAN
4 606 (20.83%) VPN
5 527 (18.12%) TCP/IP
6 511 (17.57%) DNS
7 493 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
8 435 (14.95%) Wireless
9 419 (14.40%) OSPF
10 417 (14.33%) BGP
11 346 (11.89%) MPLS
12 286 (9.83%) Cisco Nexus
13 263 (9.04%) DHCP
14 247 (8.49%) Internet
15 234 (8.04%) Intrusion Detection
16 217 (7.46%) VLAN
17 181 (6.22%) IPsec
18 180 (6.19%) VoIP
19 157 (5.40%) EIGRP
20 153 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 44 (1.51%) MySQL
3 31 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 21 (0.72%) Big Data
5 21 (0.72%) GIS
6 19 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 16 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 14 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (0.38%) InfluxDB
10 10 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.24%) DB2
11 7 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.17%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.14%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 24 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 16 (0.55%) Metasploit
4 13 (0.45%) Burp Suite
5 12 (0.41%) AppScan
6 10 (0.34%) Subversion
6 10 (0.34%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.17%) Android Studio
8 5 (0.17%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.14%) Ant
9 4 (0.14%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.14%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.14%) Paros
9 4 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.14%) WebScarab
9 4 (0.14%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.10%) Maven
10 3 (0.10%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.069%) JIRA
General
1 391 (13.44%) Finance
2 233 (8.01%) Telecoms
3 109 (3.75%) Retail
4 102 (3.51%) Banking
5 59 (2.03%) Games
6 58 (1.99%) Law
7 52 (1.79%) Legal
8 44 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 36 (1.24%) Marketing
10 34 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 22 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.62%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.52%) Advertising
15 12 (0.41%) Billing
16 11 (0.38%) Back Office
17 10 (0.34%) Military
17 10 (0.34%) Online Betting
18 7 (0.24%) Electronics
19 6 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1013 (34.82%) Network Engineer
2 664 (22.83%) Security Engineer
3 460 (15.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 338 (11.62%) Analyst
5 256 (8.80%) Cisco Engineer
6 254 (8.73%) Consultant
7 235 (8.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 218 (7.49%) Security Analyst
9 208 (7.15%) Security Consultant
10 189 (6.50%) Senior Network Engineer
11 175 (6.02%) Architect
12 153 (5.26%) Support Engineer
13 149 (5.12%) Network Consultant
14 138 (4.74%) Network Security Consultant
15 126 (4.33%) Senior Security Engineer
16 125 (4.30%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 114 (3.92%) Security Architect
18 112 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
19 107 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 103 (3.54%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (2.92%) 802.1X
2 74 (2.54%) Web Services
3 62 (2.13%) .NET
4 21 (0.72%) Regular Expression
5 20 (0.69%) ELK Stack
5 20 (0.69%) HTML
6 17 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 16 (0.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 16 (0.55%) GWT
8 15 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (0.45%) Middleware
10 11 (0.38%) CSS
11 10 (0.34%) LAMP
12 9 (0.31%) XML
13 8 (0.28%) J2EE
13 8 (0.28%) OAuth2
13 8 (0.28%) OpenID
13 8 (0.28%) SAML
14 7 (0.24%) REST
15 6 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 572 (19.66%) Data Centre
2 260 (8.94%) Management Information System
3 217 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 177 (6.08%) Computer Science
5 111 (3.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 68 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 66 (2.27%) CESG
8 61 (2.10%) PKI
9 54 (1.86%) NHS
10 50 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
11 49 (1.68%) Cryptography
12 44 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
13 41 (1.41%) Clustering
13 41 (1.41%) Driving Licence
14 36 (1.24%) Cyber Attack
15 32 (1.10%) BYOD
16 31 (1.07%) Mobile App
17 29 (1.00%) Client/Server
18 28 (0.96%) RSA SecurID
19 26 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 754 (25.92%) Windows
2 506 (17.39%) Linux
3 216 (7.43%) Unix
4 211 (7.25%) Windows Server
5 85 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (1.55%) CentOS
8 42 (1.44%) Solaris
9 41 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 37 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (1.20%) Android
12 32 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (1.00%) Mac OS X
13 29 (1.00%) Windows 8
14 28 (0.96%) Windows 10
15 26 (0.89%) AIX
16 21 (0.72%) Apple iOS
17 20 (0.69%) Ubuntu
18 19 (0.65%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (21.18%) Information Security
2 384 (13.20%) ITIL
3 381 (13.10%) SIEM
4 316 (10.86%) Network Design
5 314 (10.79%) Cybersecurity
6 262 (9.01%) Security Operations
7 248 (8.53%) Security Architecture
8 235 (8.08%) Network Management
9 202 (6.94%) Penetration Testing
10 182 (6.26%) Risk Management
11 180 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
12 177 (6.08%) Vulnerability Management
13 175 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
14 171 (5.88%) Presales
15 169 (5.81%) Security Monitoring
16 161 (5.53%) Load Balancing
17 159 (5.47%) Security Management
18 155 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
19 153 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 142 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (5.02%) Python
2 132 (4.54%) Java
3 122 (4.19%) SQL
4 106 (3.64%) C++
5 86 (2.96%) C
6 65 (2.23%) Perl
7 64 (2.20%) Ruby
8 59 (2.03%) Bash Shell
9 58 (1.99%) C#
10 57 (1.96%) PHP
11 34 (1.17%) VB.NET
12 30 (1.03%) JavaScript
13 24 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 13 (0.45%) Embedded C
14 13 (0.45%) Embedded C++
14 13 (0.45%) Groovy
14 13 (0.45%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.28%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.24%) Go
17 6 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1038 (35.68%) Cisco Certification
2 755 (25.95%) CCNP
3 539 (18.53%) CCNA
4 422 (14.51%) CISSP
5 395 (13.58%) Degree
6 251 (8.63%) Security Cleared
7 207 (7.12%) CCIE
8 186 (6.39%) SC Cleared
9 180 (6.19%) CISM
10 156 (5.36%) CEH
11 147 (5.05%) CCSE
12 127 (4.37%) CCSA
13 100 (3.44%) CCSP
13 100 (3.44%) CISA
14 90 (3.09%) DV Cleared
15 86 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 76 (2.61%) MCSE
17 71 (2.44%) CREST Certified
18 62 (2.13%) GIAC
19 61 (2.10%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 226 (7.77%) PCI DSS
3 123 (4.23%) SLA
4 51 (1.75%) QA
5 25 (0.86%) COBIT
6 14 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.45%) FISMA
7 13 (0.45%) JTAG
8 11 (0.38%) BS25999
8 11 (0.38%) HIPAA
9 10 (0.34%) GPG13
10 9 (0.31%) MISRA
11 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.17%) ISO27002
13 4 (0.14%) GDPR
14 3 (0.10%) Def Stans
14 3 (0.10%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.10%) MiFID
15 2 (0.069%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.069%) RMADS
System Software
1 376 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 238 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 51 (1.75%) vSphere
5 46 (1.58%) Firmware
6 39 (1.34%) ProxySG
7 32 (1.10%) Snort
8 25 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (0.62%) KVM
10 17 (0.58%) XenApp
11 16 (0.55%) Docker
12 14 (0.48%) VMware ESX
13 13 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.45%) XenDesktop
14 12 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (0.38%) XenServer
16 9 (0.31%) NFS
17 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 8 (0.28%) Terminal Server
18 6 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 130 (4.47%) FortiGate
2 73 (2.51%) SCCM
3 60 (2.06%) Nessus
4 50 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 45 (1.55%) QRadar
6 39 (1.34%) Nagios
7 37 (1.27%) Puppet
7 37 (1.27%) WSUS
8 35 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 34 (1.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 30 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
11 28 (0.96%) Ansible
12 26 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 21 (0.72%) SCOM
14 20 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
14 20 (0.69%) Kibana
14 20 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (0.62%) HAProxy
16 17 (0.58%) CSIRT
17 16 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1413 (48.57%) Cisco
2 759 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 570 (19.59%) Juniper
4 515 (17.70%) Palo Alto
5 459 (15.78%) Microsoft
6 335 (11.52%) F5
7 305 (10.48%) VMware
8 217 (7.46%) Fortinet
9 155 (5.33%) Citrix
10 136 (4.68%) HP
11 106 (3.64%) Intel Security
12 100 (3.44%) Splunk
13 90 (3.09%) Riverbed
13 90 (3.09%) Symantec
14 89 (3.06%) Blue Coat
15 84 (2.89%) SolarWinds
16 79 (2.72%) Extreme Networks
17 76 (2.61%) LogRhythm
18 74 (2.54%) Aruba
19 65 (2.23%) ArcSight
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum £65k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, 30 days holiday
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £10k Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Standard Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago