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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 210 244 290
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +46
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1508 1322 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.33% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 7.41% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1034 944
Median salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
16082 17834 19371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.22% 17.90% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13482 14366 15564
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,949 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +19 642 £57,500 +4.54% 134
South East +48 381 £50,000 +5.26% 64
East of England +57 137 £45,000 -7.21% 32
West Midlands +27 90 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North West +9 76 £50,000 +17.64% 58
South West +25 70 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire -47 70 £50,000 +20.48% 31
East Midlands +9 30 £51,250 +23.49% 29
North East +9 8 £30,250 -45.00% 1
Midlands - 7 £55,000 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1721 (57.93%) Firewall
2 1558 (52.44%) Cisco
3 1160 (39.04%) Cisco Certification
4 828 (27.87%) CCNP
5 792 (26.66%) WAN
6 753 (25.35%) CheckPoint
7 752 (25.31%) LAN
8 712 (23.96%) Windows
9 698 (23.49%) VPN
10 686 (23.09%) Cisco ASA
11 638 (21.47%) Juniper
12 584 (19.66%) CCNA
13 507 (17.06%) Information Security
14 498 (16.76%) F5
15 493 (16.59%) Degree
16 487 (16.39%) Wireless
16 487 (16.39%) Linux
17 486 (16.36%) Finance
18 478 (16.09%) Data Centre
19 474 (15.95%) TCP/IP
20 462 (15.55%) Microsoft
21 427 (14.37%) ITIL
22 424 (14.27%) CISSP
23 417 (14.04%) Palo Alto
24 399 (13.43%) VMware
25 358 (12.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 355 (11.95%) Cisco Nexus
27 348 (11.71%) SIEM
28 338 (11.38%) MPLS
29 329 (11.07%) CCIE

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
1 163 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 81 (2.73%) IIS
3 78 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 56 (1.88%) Skype for Business
5 55 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (0.88%) Apache
8 22 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.47%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.34%) IBM Domino
12 9 (0.30%) Node.js
12 9 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.27%) JBoss
14 7 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.17%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.17%) Smallworld
16 4 (0.13%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 201 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 59 (1.99%) MS Office
4 11 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.20%) Maple
6 3 (0.10%) MS Project
7 2 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.067%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 8 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.067%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.034%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 105 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (2.86%) SaaS
4 50 (1.68%) Office 365
5 38 (1.28%) IaaS
6 33 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (0.88%) PaaS
8 13 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (0.44%) Yammer
9 8 (0.27%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.17%) GitHub
11 4 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.067%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.034%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1721 (57.93%) Firewall
2 792 (26.66%) WAN
3 752 (25.31%) LAN
4 698 (23.49%) VPN
5 686 (23.09%) Cisco ASA
6 487 (16.39%) Wireless
7 474 (15.95%) TCP/IP
8 355 (11.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 338 (11.38%) MPLS
10 328 (11.04%) BGP
11 312 (10.50%) OSPF
12 300 (10.10%) DNS
13 270 (9.09%) VoIP
14 244 (8.21%) Internet
15 187 (6.29%) DHCP
16 186 (6.26%) Intrusion Detection
17 179 (6.02%) SAN
18 163 (5.49%) SSL
19 161 (5.42%) Cisco IOS
19 161 (5.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.45%) MySQL
3 32 (1.08%) Big Data
4 20 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 17 (0.57%) Relational Database
7 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (0.40%) DB2
10 11 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.34%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.30%) Redis
13 8 (0.27%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.20%) Apache Accumulo
15 6 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (0.17%) NoSQL
17 4 (0.13%) Informix
Development Applications
1 36 (1.21%) SpecFlow
2 22 (0.74%) Metasploit
3 14 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.27%) Burp Suite
6 7 (0.24%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.17%) JIRA
7 5 (0.17%) sqlmap
8 2 (0.067%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.067%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.067%) Subversion
8 2 (0.067%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.034%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.034%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.034%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.034%) MSI
9 1 (0.034%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.034%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.034%) Visual Studio
General
1 486 (16.36%) Finance
2 311 (10.47%) Telecoms
3 154 (5.18%) Banking
4 87 (2.93%) Law
4 87 (2.93%) Legal
5 75 (2.52%) Retail
6 29 (0.98%) Marketing
7 26 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 21 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.61%) Back Office
10 18 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.57%) Electronics
12 16 (0.54%) Advertising
13 15 (0.50%) Billing
14 14 (0.47%) Games
15 13 (0.44%) Publishing
16 11 (0.37%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.37%) Military
17 7 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1079 (36.32%) Network Engineer
2 773 (26.02%) Security Engineer
3 614 (20.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 368 (12.39%) Consultant
5 324 (10.91%) Cisco Engineer
6 318 (10.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 309 (10.40%) Analyst
8 291 (9.79%) Security Consultant
9 215 (7.24%) Senior Network Engineer
10 207 (6.97%) Security Analyst
11 180 (6.06%) Architect
12 150 (5.05%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 139 (4.68%) Network Analyst
14 136 (4.58%) Network Consultant
15 129 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 126 (4.24%) Senior Security Engineer
17 122 (4.11%) Support Engineer
18 108 (3.64%) Network Security Consultant
19 107 (3.60%) Network Support
20 101 (3.40%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (3.94%) .NET
2 81 (2.73%) Web Services
3 66 (2.22%) 802.1X
4 41 (1.38%) ASP.NET
5 39 (1.31%) COM
6 37 (1.25%) WCF
7 36 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 36 (1.21%) WPF
8 25 (0.84%) Middleware
9 24 (0.81%) HTML
10 21 (0.71%) AngularJS
11 17 (0.57%) React
12 16 (0.54%) HTML5
12 16 (0.54%) XML
13 15 (0.50%) XMPP
14 14 (0.47%) Regular Expression
15 12 (0.40%) SOAP
15 12 (0.40%) Spring
16 9 (0.30%) CSS
17 8 (0.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 478 (16.09%) Data Centre
2 251 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 247 (8.31%) Management Information System
4 153 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 115 (3.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 79 (2.66%) Mathematics
7 63 (2.12%) Security Operations Centre
8 62 (2.09%) RSA SecurID
9 58 (1.95%) PKI
10 57 (1.92%) Cyber Attack
11 46 (1.55%) Blackberry
12 42 (1.41%) Visualisation
13 41 (1.38%) e-Health
14 38 (1.28%) BYOD
15 36 (1.21%) Digital Media
16 35 (1.18%) Driving Licence
17 34 (1.14%) Blog
17 34 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
18 33 (1.11%) IVR
19 31 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 712 (23.96%) Windows
2 487 (16.39%) Linux
3 284 (9.56%) Unix
3 284 (9.56%) Windows Server
4 99 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 93 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 80 (2.69%) Android
7 49 (1.65%) CentOS
8 39 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 33 (1.11%) Solaris
11 30 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (0.71%) Windows 7
13 19 (0.64%) AIX
14 17 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.34%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.30%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (17.06%) Information Security
2 427 (14.37%) ITIL
3 348 (11.71%) SIEM
4 295 (9.93%) Cybersecurity
5 273 (9.19%) Presales
6 252 (8.48%) Network Design
7 244 (8.21%) Penetration Testing
8 235 (7.91%) Security Architecture
9 210 (7.07%) Network Monitoring
10 193 (6.50%) Load Balancing
11 186 (6.26%) Project Management
12 182 (6.13%) Network Management
13 180 (6.06%) Security Operations
14 168 (5.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 162 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
16 156 (5.25%) Vulnerability Management
17 132 (4.44%) Risk Management
18 131 (4.41%) Security Management
19 130 (4.38%) Mentoring
20 119 (4.01%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (6.02%) SQL
2 151 (5.08%) C
3 150 (5.05%) Python
4 142 (4.78%) C++
5 137 (4.61%) Java
6 117 (3.94%) PHP
7 108 (3.64%) C#
8 73 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 67 (2.26%) Perl
10 64 (2.15%) Objective-C
11 55 (1.85%) VB.NET
12 46 (1.55%) PowerShell
13 45 (1.51%) Ruby
14 43 (1.45%) Bash Shell
15 34 (1.14%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.27%) R
17 6 (0.20%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.17%) Tcl
18 5 (0.17%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 1160 (39.04%) Cisco Certification
2 828 (27.87%) CCNP
3 584 (19.66%) CCNA
4 493 (16.59%) Degree
5 424 (14.27%) CISSP
6 329 (11.07%) CCIE
7 322 (10.84%) Security Cleared
8 216 (7.27%) SC Cleared
9 201 (6.77%) CISM
10 189 (6.36%) CCSE
11 149 (5.02%) CCSA
12 101 (3.40%) CISA
13 99 (3.33%) JNCIP
14 95 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 94 (3.16%) CEH
16 85 (2.86%) JNCIS
17 82 (2.76%) DV Cleared
18 79 (2.66%) CCDP
19 77 (2.59%) MCSE
20 75 (2.52%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (12.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 167 (5.62%) PCI DSS
3 121 (4.07%) SLA
4 49 (1.65%) QA
5 45 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 34 (1.14%) ISO 9001
7 32 (1.08%) COBIT
8 25 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 15 (0.50%) ISO27002
10 14 (0.47%) FISMA
11 7 (0.24%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.13%) COSO
14 3 (0.10%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.067%) BS25999
15 2 (0.067%) Government Security Classifications
15 2 (0.067%) ISO22301
16 1 (0.034%) GPG13
16 1 (0.034%) ISO27005
16 1 (0.034%) RMADS
System Software
1 310 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 258 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (3.77%) vSphere
4 103 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.14%) XenApp
6 27 (0.91%) Snort
7 23 (0.77%) Firmware
8 17 (0.57%) Docker
9 16 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.37%) ProxySG
11 10 (0.34%) KVM
11 10 (0.34%) NFS
11 10 (0.34%) Terminal Services
11 10 (0.34%) vCloud
12 8 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.27%) Xen
13 7 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.24%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 64 (2.15%) QRadar
2 62 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
2 62 (2.09%) Nessus
3 51 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 47 (1.58%) Nagios
5 46 (1.55%) Cacti
6 45 (1.51%) FortiGate
7 39 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
8 37 (1.25%) SCCM
9 36 (1.21%) WMI
10 32 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
11 25 (0.84%) Puppet
12 22 (0.74%) Nmap
12 22 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (0.64%) Backup Exec
13 19 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
14 18 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 16 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 15 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
17 14 (0.47%) EnCase
Vendors
1 1558 (52.44%) Cisco
2 753 (25.35%) CheckPoint
3 638 (21.47%) Juniper
4 498 (16.76%) F5
5 462 (15.55%) Microsoft
6 417 (14.04%) Palo Alto
7 399 (13.43%) VMware
8 191 (6.43%) HP
9 190 (6.40%) SolarWinds
10 146 (4.91%) Blue Coat
11 139 (4.68%) Riverbed
12 129 (4.34%) ArcSight
13 125 (4.21%) Fortinet
14 124 (4.17%) Citrix
15 107 (3.60%) Intel Security
16 101 (3.40%) Splunk
17 86 (2.89%) Meraki
18 82 (2.76%) Red Hat
19 77 (2.59%) Aruba
20 75 (2.52%) Oracle
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent on-top benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per day + benifits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + + 10% on Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth Hospitals
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago