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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 222 269 212
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -57
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1335 1189 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.08% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.54% 6.24% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 932 1022
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,825 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
17713 19069 19894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.39% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14262 15325 16193
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +103 602 £55,000 +10.00% 67
South East -25 299 £47,000 +4.44% 28
Yorkshire +24 126 £41,500 -3.48% 14
East of England +10 95 £48,000 +28.00% 6
North West +38 93 £42,500 +21.42% 14
South West -48 44 £37,500 -6.25% 16
West Midlands -4 41 £41,250 -13.15% 8
East Midlands +7 33 £41,500 +13.69% 3
North East -3 1 £55,000 +32.83% 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1584 (55.11%) Firewall
2 1581 (55.01%) Cisco
3 1177 (40.95%) Cisco Certification
4 871 (30.31%) WAN
5 844 (29.37%) CheckPoint
6 801 (27.87%) CCNP
7 749 (26.06%) Windows
8 701 (24.39%) LAN
9 602 (20.95%) Cisco ASA
10 587 (20.42%) Microsoft
11 559 (19.45%) VPN
12 556 (19.35%) CCNA
13 553 (19.24%) ITIL
14 509 (17.71%) Finance
15 507 (17.64%) Juniper
16 493 (17.15%) TCP/IP
17 489 (17.01%) Linux
18 467 (16.25%) F5
19 451 (15.69%) BGP
20 448 (15.59%) VMware
21 444 (15.45%) Degree
22 429 (14.93%) DNS
23 405 (14.09%) Active Directory
24 400 (13.92%) Wireless
25 379 (13.19%) Information Security
26 371 (12.91%) CISSP
27 365 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
28 364 (12.67%) OSPF
29 341 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
30 318 (11.06%) Load Balancing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 143 (4.98%) MS Exchange
2 85 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (2.78%) Apache
4 75 (2.61%) IIS
5 63 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 42 (1.46%) nginx
6 42 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 30 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 22 (0.77%) Confluence
10 21 (0.73%) Lync
11 20 (0.70%) MediaWiki
12 18 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 16 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.28%) JBoss
16 7 (0.24%) OpenEdge
17 5 (0.17%) WordPress
17 5 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 277 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 125 (4.35%) MS Office
3 56 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.035%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.035%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.035%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 106 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (1.74%) Office 365
4 49 (1.70%) IaaS
5 41 (1.43%) SaaS
6 30 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 25 (0.87%) PaaS
9 16 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (0.35%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.17%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.17%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.070%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.070%) Route 53
14 2 (0.070%) Yammer
15 1 (0.035%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1584 (55.11%) Firewall
2 871 (30.31%) WAN
3 701 (24.39%) LAN
4 602 (20.95%) Cisco ASA
5 559 (19.45%) VPN
6 493 (17.15%) TCP/IP
7 451 (15.69%) BGP
8 429 (14.93%) DNS
9 400 (13.92%) Wireless
10 365 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 364 (12.67%) OSPF
12 304 (10.58%) MPLS
13 291 (10.13%) EIGRP
14 287 (9.99%) VoIP
15 268 (9.32%) DHCP
16 230 (8.00%) SSL
17 199 (6.92%) SAN
18 183 (6.37%) Internet
19 167 (5.81%) IPsec
20 162 (5.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 101 (3.51%) MySQL
3 42 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 32 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (0.59%) Oracle Database
8 15 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.38%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.31%) DB2
12 7 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.21%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.17%) QlikView
15 4 (0.14%) SSDT
15 4 (0.14%) Big Data
16 3 (0.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (1.18%) JIRA
2 30 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 28 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 25 (0.87%) Subversion
5 24 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 20 (0.70%) Metasploit
6 20 (0.70%) Hudson
7 19 (0.66%) Moq
8 13 (0.45%) Selenium
9 7 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.17%) NUnit
10 5 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.14%) Psake
11 4 (0.14%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.10%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.10%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.070%) SpecFlow
General
1 509 (17.71%) Finance
2 236 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 109 (3.79%) Banking
4 77 (2.68%) Law
5 74 (2.57%) Advertising
6 58 (2.02%) Legal
7 54 (1.88%) Retail
8 38 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 27 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.77%) Marketing
11 20 (0.70%) Back Office
12 19 (0.66%) Games
13 15 (0.52%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.17%) Military
17 4 (0.14%) Front Office
17 4 (0.14%) Local Government
18 3 (0.10%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 865 (30.10%) Network Engineer
2 498 (17.33%) Security Engineer
3 413 (14.37%) Consultant
4 393 (13.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 346 (12.04%) Analyst
6 214 (7.45%) Network Consultant
7 203 (7.06%) Security Analyst
8 202 (7.03%) Security Consultant
9 179 (6.23%) Senior Network Engineer
10 171 (5.95%) Architect
11 148 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 139 (4.84%) Security Specialist
13 112 (3.90%) Network Security Consultant
14 110 (3.83%) Administrator
15 99 (3.44%) Network Analyst
16 91 (3.17%) Network Specialist
17 83 (2.89%) Network Security Specialist
18 78 (2.71%) Security Manager
19 77 (2.68%) Support Engineer
20 75 (2.61%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (2.82%) Web Services
2 56 (1.95%) .NET
3 45 (1.57%) REST
4 40 (1.39%) XML
5 39 (1.36%) SOAP
6 32 (1.11%) HTML
7 29 (1.01%) WCF
8 26 (0.90%) Middleware
9 22 (0.77%) STL
10 21 (0.73%) COM
10 21 (0.73%) LAMP
11 19 (0.66%) LINQ
11 19 (0.66%) NHibernate
12 16 (0.56%) HTML5
13 14 (0.49%) ASP.NET
14 12 (0.42%) SAML
15 11 (0.38%) OAuth
16 10 (0.35%) WPF
17 8 (0.28%) J2EE
18 6 (0.21%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 192 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 133 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 112 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 56 (1.95%) Hedge funds
6 47 (1.64%) Open Source
7 45 (1.57%) Blackberry
8 41 (1.43%) Clustering
9 39 (1.36%) Thin Client
9 39 (1.36%) Fat Client
10 38 (1.32%) PKI
10 38 (1.32%) Public Cloud
11 37 (1.29%) Replication
12 36 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
12 36 (1.25%) Cryptography
12 36 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 25 (0.87%) CESG
14 24 (0.84%) User Experience
15 22 (0.77%) IPTV
16 20 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 749 (26.06%) Windows
2 489 (17.01%) Linux
3 206 (7.17%) UNIX
4 138 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 133 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 65 (2.26%) CentOS
8 42 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 42 (1.46%) Debian
9 39 (1.36%) Ubuntu
10 36 (1.25%) Solaris
11 35 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (0.90%) Windows XP
13 18 (0.63%) Android
13 18 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.28%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.21%) zOS
17 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (19.24%) ITIL
2 379 (13.19%) Information Security
3 318 (11.06%) Load Balancing
4 247 (8.59%) Project Management
5 222 (7.72%) SIEM
6 213 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 197 (6.85%) Network Design
8 183 (6.37%) Cyber Security
9 170 (5.92%) Penetration Testing
10 165 (5.74%) Network Monitoring
11 158 (5.50%) Migration
12 154 (5.36%) Security Architecture
13 124 (4.31%) Incident Management
14 118 (4.11%) Network Management
15 116 (4.04%) E-Commerce
16 112 (3.90%) Network Architecture
17 111 (3.86%) Kalman Filter
18 110 (3.83%) Change Management
19 108 (3.76%) PRINCE2
20 105 (3.65%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (8.18%) SQL
2 130 (4.52%) Perl
3 110 (3.83%) Python
4 93 (3.24%) Java
5 90 (3.13%) PHP
6 88 (3.06%) PowerShell
7 82 (2.85%) Bash Shell
8 61 (2.12%) C++
9 60 (2.09%) Ruby
10 44 (1.53%) C#
11 35 (1.22%) C
12 33 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.35%) JavaScript
14 8 (0.28%) Groovy
15 6 (0.21%) AWK
15 6 (0.21%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.21%) sed
16 5 (0.17%) VB
17 4 (0.14%) Tcl
18 3 (0.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1177 (40.95%) Cisco Certification
2 801 (27.87%) CCNP
3 556 (19.35%) CCNA
4 444 (15.45%) Degree
5 371 (12.91%) CISSP
6 275 (9.57%) CCIE
7 227 (7.90%) CCSE
8 201 (6.99%) CCSA
9 197 (6.85%) Security Cleared
10 129 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 119 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
12 117 (4.07%) CISM
12 117 (4.07%) SC Cleared
13 103 (3.58%) CCDP
14 87 (3.03%) MCSE
15 60 (2.09%) CEH
16 56 (1.95%) CCSP
17 48 (1.67%) CISA
18 45 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 41 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (9.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (4.18%) PCI DSS
3 103 (3.58%) SLA
4 42 (1.46%) COBIT
5 32 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 30 (1.04%) QA
7 10 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 10 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.17%) FISMA
8 5 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.14%) BS25999
10 3 (0.10%) JTAG
11 2 (0.070%) BS7799
11 2 (0.070%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.035%) GPG13
System Software
1 405 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 341 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 76 (2.64%) vSphere
5 57 (1.98%) XenServer
6 32 (1.11%) XenApp
7 31 (1.08%) Xen
8 30 (1.04%) Snort
8 30 (1.04%) iptables
9 27 (0.94%) Samba
10 23 (0.80%) Postfix
11 20 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 17 (0.59%) KVM
12 17 (0.59%) ProxySG
13 16 (0.56%) VMware ESX
13 16 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (0.45%) NFS
15 9 (0.31%) Firmware
16 8 (0.28%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 72 (2.51%) Puppet
2 48 (1.67%) FortiGate
3 37 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 36 (1.25%) Nagios
5 33 (1.15%) SCCM
6 32 (1.11%) Nessus
6 32 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
7 31 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
8 28 (0.97%) ZABBIX
9 25 (0.87%) CiscoWorks
10 23 (0.80%) SCOM
11 18 (0.63%) Nmap
11 18 (0.63%) Cacti
12 17 (0.59%) Salt
13 16 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
14 15 (0.52%) TrustSec
14 15 (0.52%) WSUS
15 13 (0.45%) Backup Exec
16 12 (0.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1581 (55.01%) Cisco
2 844 (29.37%) CheckPoint
3 587 (20.42%) Microsoft
4 507 (17.64%) Juniper
5 467 (16.25%) F5
6 448 (15.59%) VMware
7 315 (10.96%) Citrix
8 283 (9.85%) HP
9 169 (5.88%) Blue Coat
10 132 (4.59%) Fortinet
11 119 (4.14%) SolarWinds
12 104 (3.62%) McAfee
13 79 (2.75%) Oracle
14 73 (2.54%) NetApp
15 69 (2.40%) Symantec
15 69 (2.40%) Sourcefire
16 62 (2.16%) Red Hat
17 60 (2.09%) Avaya
18 51 (1.77%) Splunk
19 50 (1.74%) Brocade
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Honiton, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Car Bonus Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & on-call allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Great perks and bonus potential
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
JM
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago