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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 225 235 233
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1366 1374 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.24% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.80% 6.97% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1062 1046
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
17507 19725 19030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.99% 17.87% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14517 15822 15377
Average 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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 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
London +44 540 £56,500 +7.61% 61
South East -18 337 £47,500 +5.55% 33
Yorkshire -29 154 £40,000 - 14
East of England -6 81 £53,500 +25.88% 5
West Midlands -17 80 £52,500 +16.66% 5
South West +9 70 £45,000 -7.69% 15
North West +6 59 £42,500 - 13
East Midlands +17 46 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North East - 9 £30,000 - 3
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 1615 (57.43%) Firewall
2 1488 (52.92%) Cisco
3 1065 (37.87%) Cisco Certification
4 792 (28.17%) Windows
5 790 (28.09%) CheckPoint
6 775 (27.56%) WAN
7 737 (26.21%) CCNP
8 689 (24.50%) LAN
9 561 (19.95%) Data Centre
10 542 (19.27%) Cisco ASA
11 533 (18.95%) Finance
12 523 (18.60%) VPN
12 523 (18.60%) Linux
13 512 (18.21%) CCNA
14 495 (17.60%) Microsoft
15 484 (17.21%) TCP/IP
16 460 (16.36%) Information Security
17 452 (16.07%) ITIL
18 431 (15.33%) Juniper
19 429 (15.26%) F5
20 415 (14.76%) Degree
21 411 (14.62%) BGP
22 407 (14.47%) VMware
23 397 (14.12%) DNS
24 384 (13.66%) Active Directory
25 369 (13.12%) Cisco Nexus
26 347 (12.34%) OSPF
27 343 (12.20%) CISSP
28 329 (11.70%) Wireless
29 314 (11.17%) Load Balancing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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
1 168 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 100 (3.56%) IIS
2 100 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (2.77%) Apache
4 58 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 41 (1.46%) nginx
6 35 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 33 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (0.96%) OpenStack
9 27 (0.96%) Confluence
9 27 (0.96%) Lync
10 26 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 25 (0.89%) MediaWiki
12 16 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.36%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.36%) Jetty
14 9 (0.32%) JBoss
15 8 (0.28%) SAS
15 8 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 233 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 89 (3.17%) MS Office
3 54 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.036%) MS Project
5 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.036%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.036%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.14%) Summit
3 2 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.036%) assyst
4 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.036%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.036%) Magento
4 1 (0.036%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 111 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (2.03%) Office 365
4 54 (1.92%) SaaS
5 41 (1.46%) IaaS
6 33 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (1.03%) PaaS
8 23 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.50%) Mimecast
11 12 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
12 11 (0.39%) Route 53
13 9 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
16 2 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.071%) Yammer
17 1 (0.036%) OneDrive
17 1 (0.036%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1615 (57.43%) Firewall
2 775 (27.56%) WAN
3 689 (24.50%) LAN
4 542 (19.27%) Cisco ASA
5 523 (18.60%) VPN
6 484 (17.21%) TCP/IP
7 411 (14.62%) BGP
8 397 (14.12%) DNS
9 369 (13.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 347 (12.34%) OSPF
11 329 (11.70%) Wireless
12 270 (9.60%) VoIP
13 246 (8.75%) MPLS
14 233 (8.29%) DHCP
15 229 (8.14%) EIGRP
16 208 (7.40%) Internet
17 170 (6.05%) IPsec
18 169 (6.01%) SAN
19 164 (5.83%) SSL
20 148 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 117 (4.16%) MySQL
3 45 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 21 (0.75%) NoSQL
5 20 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 19 (0.68%) Big Data
6 19 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.32%) DB2
10 6 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.21%) Redis
11 5 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.18%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.14%) SSDT
13 3 (0.11%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 53 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 46 (1.64%) JIRA
3 41 (1.46%) Visual Studio
4 36 (1.28%) Metasploit
5 35 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 32 (1.14%) Subversion
7 31 (1.10%) Hudson
8 22 (0.78%) Selenium
9 21 (0.75%) SpecFlow
10 20 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (0.60%) Moq
12 10 (0.36%) NUnit
13 7 (0.25%) Liquibase
13 7 (0.25%) Flyway
14 6 (0.21%) Maven
15 5 (0.18%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.18%) gulp
15 5 (0.18%) Grunt
15 5 (0.18%) Bower
16 4 (0.14%) Psake
General
1 533 (18.95%) Finance
2 251 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 151 (5.37%) Banking
4 82 (2.92%) Retail
5 68 (2.42%) Law
6 66 (2.35%) Advertising
7 50 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 43 (1.53%) Legal
9 34 (1.21%) Marketing
10 25 (0.89%) Games
11 22 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.64%) Back Office
13 17 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.53%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.46%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.39%) Aerospace
17 10 (0.36%) Online Betting
18 5 (0.18%) Military
18 5 (0.18%) Billing
19 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 860 (30.58%) Network Engineer
2 499 (17.75%) Security Engineer
3 387 (13.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 338 (12.02%) Consultant
5 324 (11.52%) Analyst
6 204 (7.25%) Architect
7 187 (6.65%) Security Consultant
8 179 (6.37%) Security Analyst
9 162 (5.76%) Senior Network Engineer
10 157 (5.58%) Network Consultant
11 137 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 125 (4.45%) Administrator
13 123 (4.37%) Security Specialist
14 96 (3.41%) Network Security Consultant
15 93 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
16 91 (3.24%) Network Architect
17 90 (3.20%) Network Analyst
18 86 (3.06%) Support Engineer
18 86 (3.06%) Security Architect
19 85 (3.02%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (4.27%) Web Services
2 95 (3.38%) .NET
3 51 (1.81%) WCF
4 45 (1.60%) REST
4 45 (1.60%) HTML
5 42 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 39 (1.39%) XML
7 35 (1.24%) COM
8 31 (1.10%) SOAP
8 31 (1.10%) HTML5
9 29 (1.03%) WPF
10 28 (1.00%) Middleware
10 28 (1.00%) LAMP
11 22 (0.78%) 802.1X
12 21 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (0.71%) CSS
14 19 (0.68%) STL
15 18 (0.64%) NHibernate
16 17 (0.60%) LINQ
17 14 (0.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 561 (19.95%) Data Centre
2 224 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 181 (6.44%) Management Information System
4 124 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 80 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 54 (1.92%) PKI
7 52 (1.85%) Hedge funds
8 41 (1.46%) Cryptography
9 39 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 38 (1.35%) Replication
11 35 (1.24%) Clustering
11 35 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
12 34 (1.21%) BYOD
12 34 (1.21%) CESG
13 31 (1.10%) Visualisation
14 30 (1.07%) Blackberry
15 29 (1.03%) Mobile App
15 29 (1.03%) Public Cloud
16 26 (0.92%) Fat Client
16 26 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 792 (28.17%) Windows
2 523 (18.60%) Linux
3 219 (7.79%) UNIX
4 139 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 108 (3.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 77 (2.74%) CentOS
8 54 (1.92%) Ubuntu
9 50 (1.78%) Debian
10 44 (1.56%) Windows 7
11 41 (1.46%) Solaris
12 38 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (1.03%) Android
14 24 (0.85%) Windows 8
15 22 (0.78%) Windows XP
16 15 (0.53%) Apple iOS
17 12 (0.43%) AIX
18 10 (0.36%) Windows 2000
19 8 (0.28%) HPUX
20 7 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (16.36%) Information Security
2 452 (16.07%) ITIL
3 314 (11.17%) Load Balancing
4 228 (8.11%) SIEM
5 220 (7.82%) Project Management
6 197 (7.01%) Network Design
7 190 (6.76%) Penetration Testing
7 190 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 177 (6.29%) Cyber Security
9 173 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
10 135 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
11 132 (4.69%) Security Architecture
12 125 (4.45%) Capacity Planning
13 123 (4.37%) E-Commerce
14 121 (4.30%) Service Delivery
15 120 (4.27%) Network Management
16 115 (4.09%) Risk Management
17 112 (3.98%) Mentoring
18 110 (3.91%) Incident Management
19 107 (3.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 222 (7.89%) SQL
2 155 (5.51%) Perl
3 132 (4.69%) Java
4 124 (4.41%) PHP
5 119 (4.23%) Python
6 103 (3.66%) C++
7 90 (3.20%) C#
8 88 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 70 (2.49%) Bash Shell
10 67 (2.38%) Ruby
11 50 (1.78%) C
12 28 (1.00%) JavaScript
13 25 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 24 (0.85%) Objective-C
15 18 (0.64%) Groovy
15 18 (0.64%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.36%) VB
17 6 (0.21%) sed
17 6 (0.21%) AWK
17 6 (0.21%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1065 (37.87%) Cisco Certification
2 737 (26.21%) CCNP
3 512 (18.21%) CCNA
4 415 (14.76%) Degree
5 343 (12.20%) CISSP
6 271 (9.64%) CCIE
7 193 (6.86%) CCSA
8 185 (6.58%) Security Cleared
9 166 (5.90%) CCSE
10 133 (4.73%) CCDP
11 130 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 110 (3.91%) CISM
13 101 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
13 101 (3.59%) SC Cleared
14 90 (3.20%) MCSE
15 60 (2.13%) CEH
16 50 (1.78%) CISA
17 47 (1.67%) CCSP
18 44 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 42 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (4.16%) PCI DSS
3 106 (3.77%) SLA
4 37 (1.32%) COBIT
5 34 (1.21%) QA
6 22 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.36%) FISMA
7 10 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.14%) BS25999
9 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.036%) BS7799
System Software
1 384 (13.66%) Active Directory
2 287 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (4.02%) vSphere
4 111 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.56%) XenServer
6 35 (1.24%) Samba
7 30 (1.07%) Xen
8 26 (0.92%) Postfix
8 26 (0.92%) iptables
9 24 (0.85%) XenApp
10 23 (0.82%) VMware ESX
11 20 (0.71%) Docker
12 19 (0.68%) KVM
12 19 (0.68%) Snort
13 17 (0.60%) ProxySG
14 14 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (0.39%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.36%) XenDesktop
16 10 (0.36%) Firmware
16 10 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 82 (2.92%) Puppet
2 69 (2.45%) FortiGate
3 55 (1.96%) Nessus
4 45 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 34 (1.21%) ZABBIX
7 29 (1.03%) SCCM
8 27 (0.96%) Nmap
8 27 (0.96%) Backup Exec
9 25 (0.89%) Nagios
10 24 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
11 22 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
11 22 (0.78%) Salt
12 21 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
12 21 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
13 20 (0.71%) WMI
14 19 (0.68%) Ansible
15 17 (0.60%) Cacti
16 16 (0.57%) Vagrant
17 15 (0.53%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 1488 (52.92%) Cisco
2 790 (28.09%) CheckPoint
3 495 (17.60%) Microsoft
4 431 (15.33%) Juniper
5 429 (15.26%) F5
6 407 (14.47%) VMware
7 261 (9.28%) HP
8 258 (9.17%) Citrix
9 137 (4.87%) Fortinet
10 116 (4.13%) Blue Coat
11 113 (4.02%) McAfee
12 80 (2.84%) SolarWinds
13 66 (2.35%) Oracle
14 62 (2.20%) Red Hat
15 56 (1.99%) Sourcefire
16 54 (1.92%) NetApp
17 52 (1.85%) Splunk
18 43 (1.53%) Riverbed
19 42 (1.49%) Websense
20 41 (1.46%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package/Bonus/Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + travel
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Full Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday