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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 191 240 226
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1540 1387 1501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.37% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.10% 8.19% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1251 1134 1161
Median salary £51,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +11.36%
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
15245 16928 19684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.94% 16.75% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12612 14155 15617
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +59 668 £62,500 +4.16% 76
South East +13 352 £50,000 - 42
South West +23 110 £42,500 -11.91% 15
East of England +53 99 £44,750 -10.50% 28
Yorkshire -9 92 £42,000 -1.17% 23
North West +20 85 £50,000 - 41
West Midlands +11 82 £42,500 -10.52% 20
East Midlands +27 48 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Midlands - 2 £45,500 -
North East -1 1 £37,500 +22.95% 2
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1777 (59.10%) Firewall
2 1463 (48.65%) Cisco
3 985 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
4 821 (27.30%) Windows
5 776 (25.81%) CheckPoint
6 729 (24.24%) LAN
7 702 (23.35%) CCNP
8 692 (23.01%) WAN
9 689 (22.91%) VPN
10 570 (18.96%) TCP/IP
11 565 (18.79%) Linux
12 558 (18.56%) Cisco ASA
13 555 (18.46%) Juniper
14 553 (18.39%) CCNA
15 534 (17.76%) Information Security
16 515 (17.13%) Degree
17 470 (15.63%) ITIL
18 455 (15.13%) CISSP
19 448 (14.90%) Data Centre
20 444 (14.77%) Microsoft
20 444 (14.77%) Finance
21 440 (14.63%) DNS
22 437 (14.53%) Wireless
23 430 (14.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 399 (13.27%) Palo Alto
25 395 (13.14%) F5
26 386 (12.84%) SIEM
27 379 (12.60%) Security Cleared
28 377 (12.54%) Active Directory
29 349 (11.61%) VMware

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
1 130 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 110 (3.66%) IIS
3 50 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 41 (1.36%) Apache
5 39 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (1.20%) Skype for Business
7 21 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 14 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.20%) CMS
11 6 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.20%) SAS
12 5 (0.17%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.17%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.13%) JBoss
13 4 (0.13%) WordPress
13 4 (0.13%) Zimbra
Applications
1 189 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.10%) MS Office
3 27 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.067%) MS Project
7 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.067%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 6 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.17%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.033%) assyst
5 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.033%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 115 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (2.59%) SaaS
4 46 (1.53%) Office 365
5 36 (1.20%) IaaS
6 30 (1.00%) PaaS
7 24 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.20%) GitHub
12 5 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.17%) Route 53
12 5 (0.17%) Slack
12 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.100%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.067%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.067%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.067%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1777 (59.10%) Firewall
2 729 (24.24%) LAN
3 692 (23.01%) WAN
4 689 (22.91%) VPN
5 570 (18.96%) TCP/IP
6 558 (18.56%) Cisco ASA
7 440 (14.63%) DNS
8 437 (14.53%) Wireless
9 326 (10.84%) BGP
10 324 (10.77%) MPLS
11 302 (10.04%) OSPF
12 293 (9.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 255 (8.48%) DHCP
14 250 (8.31%) Intrusion Detection
15 242 (8.05%) Internet
16 214 (7.12%) VoIP
17 188 (6.25%) IPsec
18 186 (6.19%) VLAN
19 179 (5.95%) EIGRP
20 168 (5.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 53 (1.76%) MySQL
3 41 (1.36%) Big Data
4 34 (1.13%) NoSQL
5 32 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 23 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.40%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.27%) GIS
11 8 (0.27%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.23%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.20%) DB2
13 6 (0.20%) InfluxDB
14 5 (0.17%) SAP BI
14 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 18 (0.60%) Metasploit
3 14 (0.47%) SpecFlow
4 11 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.33%) Burp Suite
6 9 (0.30%) Maven
7 8 (0.27%) AppScan
8 5 (0.17%) Subversion
8 5 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.13%) Android Studio
9 4 (0.13%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.100%) JIRA
10 3 (0.100%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.100%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.067%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.067%) Grunt
11 2 (0.067%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.067%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.067%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.033%) SonarQube
General
1 444 (14.77%) Finance
2 288 (9.58%) Telecoms
3 149 (4.96%) Banking
4 117 (3.89%) Law
4 117 (3.89%) Retail
5 86 (2.86%) Legal
6 49 (1.63%) Games
7 37 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 33 (1.10%) Marketing
9 27 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 27 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 21 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.67%) Aerospace
12 17 (0.57%) Back Office
13 13 (0.43%) Military
14 11 (0.37%) Billing
14 11 (0.37%) Electronics
15 10 (0.33%) Advertising
16 9 (0.30%) Local Government
17 8 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1048 (34.85%) Network Engineer
2 727 (24.18%) Security Engineer
3 551 (18.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 327 (10.87%) Consultant
5 322 (10.71%) Analyst
6 287 (9.54%) Security Consultant
7 273 (9.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 269 (8.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 219 (7.28%) Architect
9 219 (7.28%) Security Analyst
10 185 (6.15%) Senior Network Engineer
11 183 (6.09%) Support Engineer
12 137 (4.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 131 (4.36%) Network Consultant
14 126 (4.19%) Security Manager
15 122 (4.06%) Network Analyst
16 119 (3.96%) Network Security Consultant
16 119 (3.96%) Security Architect
16 119 (3.96%) Senior Security Engineer
17 112 (3.72%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (3.86%) .NET
2 80 (2.66%) 802.1X
3 71 (2.36%) Web Services
4 22 (0.73%) Middleware
5 20 (0.67%) Regular Expression
6 18 (0.60%) HTML
7 17 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (0.57%) WCF
8 16 (0.53%) .NET Framework
8 16 (0.53%) COM
9 15 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 14 (0.47%) AngularJS
10 14 (0.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 14 (0.47%) GWT
10 14 (0.47%) React
10 14 (0.47%) WPF
11 13 (0.43%) LAMP
12 12 (0.40%) CSS
13 9 (0.30%) Node.js
14 8 (0.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 448 (14.90%) Data Centre
2 300 (9.98%) Management Information System
3 241 (8.01%) Computer Science
4 186 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (3.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 98 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 69 (2.29%) RSA SecurID
8 67 (2.23%) PKI
9 54 (1.80%) CESG
10 44 (1.46%) Blog
11 42 (1.40%) Statistics
12 41 (1.36%) Cyber Attack
12 41 (1.36%) Digital Media
12 41 (1.36%) Mathematics
13 40 (1.33%) Cryptography
14 39 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
15 35 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
16 34 (1.13%) Clustering
17 33 (1.10%) NHS
18 32 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 821 (27.30%) Windows
2 565 (18.79%) Linux
3 266 (8.85%) Windows Server
4 258 (8.58%) Unix
5 105 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 96 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (1.80%) CentOS
8 45 (1.50%) Solaris
9 44 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 43 (1.43%) Windows 7
11 34 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (0.96%) Windows 10
13 25 (0.83%) AIX
14 22 (0.73%) Windows 8
15 21 (0.70%) Ubuntu
16 20 (0.67%) Mac OS X
17 16 (0.53%) Android
18 13 (0.43%) Apple iOS
19 11 (0.37%) Windows XP
20 8 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (17.76%) Information Security
2 470 (15.63%) ITIL
3 386 (12.84%) SIEM
4 302 (10.04%) Security Architecture
5 297 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
6 239 (7.95%) Penetration Testing
7 231 (7.68%) Network Design
8 220 (7.32%) Network Management
9 209 (6.95%) Security Operations
10 207 (6.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 202 (6.72%) Presales
12 196 (6.52%) Risk Management
13 194 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
14 193 (6.42%) Vulnerability Management
15 190 (6.32%) Project Management
16 151 (5.02%) Change Management
17 150 (4.99%) Kalman Filter
18 141 (4.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 135 (4.49%) Service Delivery
20 132 (4.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 197 (6.55%) Java
2 181 (6.02%) SQL
3 149 (4.96%) C++
4 146 (4.86%) PHP
4 146 (4.86%) Python
5 138 (4.59%) C
6 101 (3.36%) C#
7 85 (2.83%) JavaScript
8 72 (2.39%) VB.NET
9 70 (2.33%) Perl
10 53 (1.76%) Objective-C
11 47 (1.56%) Ruby
12 40 (1.33%) PowerShell
13 38 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 29 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.40%) Tcl
16 9 (0.30%) AWK
17 6 (0.20%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.20%) VBScript
18 5 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 985 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
2 702 (23.35%) CCNP
3 553 (18.39%) CCNA
4 515 (17.13%) Degree
5 455 (15.13%) CISSP
6 379 (12.60%) Security Cleared
7 249 (8.28%) SC Cleared
8 182 (6.05%) CCIE
9 179 (5.95%) CISM
10 173 (5.75%) CEH
11 149 (4.96%) CISA
12 128 (4.26%) CCSE
13 105 (3.49%) DV Cleared
14 96 (3.19%) CCSA
15 95 (3.16%) CREST Certified
16 82 (2.73%) CCSP
16 82 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 80 (2.66%) JNCIP
18 73 (2.43%) JNCIS
19 72 (2.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (14.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 234 (7.78%) PCI DSS
3 137 (4.56%) SLA
4 82 (2.73%) QA
5 34 (1.13%) ISO 9001
6 31 (1.03%) COBIT
7 19 (0.63%) FISMA
8 11 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (0.30%) GPG13
10 9 (0.30%) RMADS
11 6 (0.20%) ISO27002
11 6 (0.20%) SAS 70
12 5 (0.17%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.100%) BS25999
13 3 (0.100%) JTAG
13 3 (0.100%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.067%) COSO
15 1 (0.033%) JSP 440
System Software
1 377 (12.54%) Active Directory
2 249 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (2.46%) vSphere
4 69 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.06%) Firmware
5 32 (1.06%) Snort
6 24 (0.80%) KVM
7 19 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
8 18 (0.60%) ProxySG
8 18 (0.60%) XenApp
9 16 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 13 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.40%) vCloud
11 12 (0.40%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.27%) Terminal Server
13 8 (0.27%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.27%) XenServer
14 7 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (3.09%) FortiGate
2 84 (2.79%) Nessus
3 63 (2.10%) SCCM
4 62 (2.06%) QRadar
5 46 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 39 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
6 39 (1.30%) Nagios
7 36 (1.20%) Cacti
8 30 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 25 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
9 25 (0.83%) Puppet
10 24 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 22 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 22 (0.73%) Tivoli
11 22 (0.73%) WSUS
12 17 (0.57%) AirWatch
13 16 (0.53%) Backup Exec
13 16 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 14 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 1463 (48.65%) Cisco
2 776 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 555 (18.46%) Juniper
4 444 (14.77%) Microsoft
5 399 (13.27%) Palo Alto
6 395 (13.14%) F5
7 349 (11.61%) VMware
8 172 (5.72%) Fortinet
9 149 (4.96%) HP
10 138 (4.59%) Intel Security
11 121 (4.02%) SolarWinds
12 113 (3.76%) Citrix
13 109 (3.62%) Splunk
14 102 (3.39%) ArcSight
15 91 (3.03%) Blue Coat
16 88 (2.93%) Riverbed
17 75 (2.49%) Red Hat
18 73 (2.43%) Symantec
19 72 (2.39%) Aruba
20 69 (2.29%) Meraki
Cheadle, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 pa + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + £7,000 bonus paid quarterly and a car (value
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sale, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £46000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Salary Negotiable on Experience
Posted: 14 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + O/T + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £32000 Per Annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago