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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 193 237 223
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1504 1353 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.36% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.41% 8.13% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1057 1197
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
14446 16636 19457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.78% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11825 13866 15748
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +48 632 £57,500 - 57
South East +37 315 £54,000 +0.93% 19
West Midlands +42 131 £42,500 +9.67% 19
North West +12 113 £45,000 -29.41% 15
East of England +16 90 £45,000 -14.28% 7
South West +33 86 £45,000 +10.42% 12
Yorkshire +11 82 £40,000 -11.11% 15
East Midlands +24 42 £42,500 +8.97% 1
North East - 3 £29,500 - 2
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1896 (62.37%) Firewall
2 1439 (47.34%) Cisco
3 1034 (34.01%) Cisco Certification
4 825 (27.14%) Windows
5 786 (25.86%) CheckPoint
6 751 (24.70%) LAN
7 744 (24.47%) CCNP
8 738 (24.28%) WAN
9 658 (21.64%) VPN
10 640 (21.05%) Information Security
11 583 (19.18%) Linux
12 565 (18.59%) Data Centre
13 559 (18.39%) TCP/IP
14 555 (18.26%) Juniper
15 550 (18.09%) CCNA
16 509 (16.74%) DNS
17 489 (16.09%) CISSP
18 485 (15.95%) Palo Alto
19 484 (15.92%) Degree
20 460 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
21 449 (14.77%) Microsoft
22 428 (14.08%) Wireless
23 423 (13.91%) Finance
24 419 (13.78%) ITIL
25 412 (13.55%) SIEM
26 400 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
27 383 (12.60%) Active Directory
28 368 (12.11%) BGP
29 366 (12.04%) OSPF
30 343 (11.28%) 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
1 112 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 96 (3.16%) IIS
3 44 (1.45%) Apache
4 34 (1.12%) Skype for Business
5 31 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 26 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (0.82%) SharePoint
9 21 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.16%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.16%) CMS
13 4 (0.13%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.13%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.099%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.099%) nginx
14 3 (0.099%) SAS
Applications
1 182 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 67 (2.20%) MS Office
3 28 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.033%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.13%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.033%) assyst
3 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.033%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 124 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (2.27%) SaaS
4 56 (1.84%) Office 365
5 45 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.25%) IaaS
7 31 (1.02%) PaaS
8 10 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.16%) GitHub
10 5 (0.16%) Route 53
10 5 (0.16%) Slack
10 5 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.099%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.066%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.066%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.066%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1896 (62.37%) Firewall
2 751 (24.70%) LAN
3 738 (24.28%) WAN
4 658 (21.64%) VPN
5 559 (18.39%) TCP/IP
6 509 (16.74%) DNS
7 460 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
8 428 (14.08%) Wireless
9 368 (12.11%) BGP
10 366 (12.04%) OSPF
11 342 (11.25%) MPLS
12 276 (9.08%) Cisco Nexus
13 272 (8.95%) DHCP
14 257 (8.45%) Internet
14 257 (8.45%) Intrusion Detection
15 229 (7.53%) VLAN
16 193 (6.35%) IPsec
17 190 (6.25%) VoIP
18 165 (5.43%) EIGRP
19 158 (5.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 47 (1.55%) MySQL
3 32 (1.05%) NoSQL
4 31 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 29 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (0.69%) Big Data
7 21 (0.69%) GIS
8 14 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.33%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.33%) InfluxDB
11 8 (0.26%) DB2
12 7 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.20%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.16%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 20 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 18 (0.59%) Metasploit
4 14 (0.46%) Burp Suite
5 12 (0.39%) AppScan
6 9 (0.30%) Maven
7 8 (0.26%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (0.20%) Subversion
8 6 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.16%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.13%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.13%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.13%) Paros
10 4 (0.13%) WebScarab
11 3 (0.099%) Ant
11 3 (0.099%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.099%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.099%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.066%) Grunt
General
1 423 (13.91%) Finance
2 272 (8.95%) Telecoms
3 129 (4.24%) Banking
4 123 (4.05%) Retail
5 90 (2.96%) Law
6 71 (2.34%) Legal
7 63 (2.07%) Games
8 39 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 36 (1.18%) Marketing
10 33 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 30 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.76%) Aerospace
14 16 (0.53%) Advertising
15 11 (0.36%) Billing
15 11 (0.36%) Military
16 9 (0.30%) Back Office
16 9 (0.30%) Online Betting
17 8 (0.26%) Local Government
18 7 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1020 (33.55%) Network Engineer
2 666 (21.91%) Security Engineer
3 471 (15.49%) Network Security Engineer
4 370 (12.17%) Analyst
5 282 (9.28%) Consultant
6 248 (8.16%) Security Analyst
7 241 (7.93%) Cisco Engineer
8 240 (7.89%) Security Consultant
9 229 (7.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 214 (7.04%) Architect
11 188 (6.18%) Senior Network Engineer
12 168 (5.53%) Support Engineer
13 150 (4.93%) Network Consultant
14 140 (4.61%) Network Security Consultant
15 135 (4.44%) Security Architect
16 130 (4.28%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 127 (4.18%) Network Analyst
18 121 (3.98%) Security Manager
19 119 (3.91%) Senior Security Engineer
20 114 (3.75%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (2.60%) .NET
1 79 (2.60%) Web Services
2 76 (2.50%) 802.1X
3 20 (0.66%) .NET Framework
3 20 (0.66%) Regular Expression
4 19 (0.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 19 (0.63%) GWT
5 18 (0.59%) Middleware
6 17 (0.56%) ELK Stack
7 16 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (0.49%) HTML
9 11 (0.36%) LAMP
9 11 (0.36%) OAuth2
9 11 (0.36%) OpenID
10 10 (0.33%) CSS
11 8 (0.26%) REST
11 8 (0.26%) SAML
12 7 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 565 (18.59%) Data Centre
2 307 (10.10%) Management Information System
3 233 (7.66%) Computer Science
4 225 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
5 121 (3.98%) Security Operations Centre
6 84 (2.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 71 (2.34%) PKI
8 68 (2.24%) CESG
9 60 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
10 53 (1.74%) Cryptography
10 53 (1.74%) NHS
11 49 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
12 38 (1.25%) RSA SecurID
13 35 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
14 34 (1.12%) BYOD
14 34 (1.12%) Driving Licence
15 33 (1.09%) Clustering
15 33 (1.09%) Mobile App
16 31 (1.02%) Client/Server
17 30 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 825 (27.14%) Windows
2 583 (19.18%) Linux
3 240 (7.89%) Unix
4 230 (7.57%) Windows Server
5 93 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (1.88%) CentOS
8 48 (1.58%) Solaris
9 42 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 39 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (1.12%) Android
12 30 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 29 (0.95%) AIX
14 28 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 26 (0.86%) Mac OS X
15 26 (0.86%) Windows 10
16 18 (0.59%) Apple iOS
17 16 (0.53%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (21.05%) Information Security
2 419 (13.78%) ITIL
3 412 (13.55%) SIEM
4 330 (10.86%) Cybersecurity
5 291 (9.57%) Network Design
5 291 (9.57%) Security Architecture
6 255 (8.39%) Security Operations
7 237 (7.80%) Network Management
8 215 (7.07%) Penetration Testing
9 205 (6.74%) Vulnerability Management
10 203 (6.68%) Risk Management
11 194 (6.38%) Presales
12 185 (6.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 182 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
14 178 (5.86%) Kalman Filter
15 175 (5.76%) Project Management
16 156 (5.13%) Load Balancing
16 156 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
17 152 (5.00%) Security Management
18 146 (4.80%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 161 (5.30%) Python
2 158 (5.20%) Java
3 129 (4.24%) SQL
4 127 (4.18%) C++
5 108 (3.55%) C
6 87 (2.86%) PHP
7 75 (2.47%) C#
7 75 (2.47%) Perl
8 67 (2.20%) Ruby
9 53 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 51 (1.68%) JavaScript
11 46 (1.51%) VB.NET
12 27 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 20 (0.66%) Objective-C
13 20 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.39%) Embedded C
14 12 (0.39%) Embedded C++
14 12 (0.39%) Groovy
15 11 (0.36%) Tcl
16 9 (0.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1034 (34.01%) Cisco Certification
2 744 (24.47%) CCNP
3 550 (18.09%) CCNA
4 489 (16.09%) CISSP
5 484 (15.92%) Degree
6 310 (10.20%) Security Cleared
7 218 (7.17%) SC Cleared
8 213 (7.01%) CISM
9 190 (6.25%) CEH
10 184 (6.05%) CCIE
11 139 (4.57%) CISA
12 138 (4.54%) CCSE
13 115 (3.78%) CCSA
14 94 (3.09%) DV Cleared
15 87 (2.86%) CCSP
15 87 (2.86%) CREST Certified
16 86 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
17 76 (2.50%) MCSE
18 71 (2.34%) GIAC
19 64 (2.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 258 (8.49%) PCI DSS
3 139 (4.57%) SLA
4 58 (1.91%) QA
5 26 (0.86%) COBIT
6 18 (0.59%) FISMA
7 16 (0.53%) HIPAA
8 13 (0.43%) GPG13
8 13 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.39%) JTAG
10 11 (0.36%) BS25999
10 11 (0.36%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 9 (0.30%) MISRA
13 8 (0.26%) RMADS
14 6 (0.20%) SAS 70
15 4 (0.13%) ISO27002
16 3 (0.099%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.099%) SSAE 16
17 2 (0.066%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 383 (12.60%) Active Directory
2 264 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 64 (2.11%) vSphere
5 47 (1.55%) Firmware
6 38 (1.25%) Snort
7 25 (0.82%) ProxySG
8 24 (0.79%) KVM
9 23 (0.76%) XenApp
10 19 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
11 16 (0.53%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 14 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (0.43%) XenServer
14 10 (0.33%) Docker
15 9 (0.30%) VMware ESX
16 8 (0.26%) NFS
16 8 (0.26%) Terminal Server
17 7 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 115 (3.78%) FortiGate
2 86 (2.83%) Nessus
2 86 (2.83%) SCCM
3 58 (1.91%) QRadar
4 55 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 37 (1.22%) WSUS
6 36 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 36 (1.18%) Nagios
7 33 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
7 33 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 31 (1.02%) Puppet
9 24 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 23 (0.76%) Ansible
11 22 (0.72%) Cacti
11 22 (0.72%) Tivoli
12 18 (0.59%) SCOM
13 17 (0.56%) AirWatch
13 17 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (0.43%) HAProxy
15 12 (0.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1439 (47.34%) Cisco
2 786 (25.86%) CheckPoint
3 555 (18.26%) Juniper
4 485 (15.95%) Palo Alto
5 449 (14.77%) Microsoft
6 343 (11.28%) F5
7 334 (10.99%) VMware
8 198 (6.51%) Fortinet
9 146 (4.80%) HP
10 129 (4.24%) Citrix
11 117 (3.85%) Intel Security
12 115 (3.78%) Splunk
13 95 (3.13%) Symantec
14 87 (2.86%) SolarWinds
15 81 (2.66%) Blue Coat
16 74 (2.43%) LogRhythm
17 73 (2.40%) ArcSight
17 73 (2.40%) Riverbed
18 70 (2.30%) Aruba
18 70 (2.30%) Red Hat
Maidstone, Kent
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Many other good
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car,bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000-80,000 + OTE 110,000 + Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago