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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 214 241 247
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1474 1176 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.38% 1.18% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.62% 6.71% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 975 1048
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
19356 17531 20835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.57% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15419 14362 17241
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -16 473 £55,000 +4.76% 49
South East +9 403 £47,500 - 39
Yorkshire +76 252 £40,000 -5.88% 14
West Midlands +26 113 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East of England +10 83 £45,000 +28.57% 5
South West +2 62 £42,500 +21.42% 13
North West -31 59 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East Midlands -5 28 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Midlands +13 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1487 (54.27%) Firewall
2 1444 (52.70%) Cisco
3 965 (35.22%) Cisco Certification
4 870 (31.75%) CheckPoint
5 822 (30.00%) Windows
6 697 (25.44%) CCNP
7 682 (24.89%) Juniper
8 664 (24.23%) WAN
9 596 (21.75%) LAN
10 573 (20.91%) VPN
11 569 (20.77%) TCP/IP
12 486 (17.74%) Linux
13 446 (16.28%) CCNA
14 442 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
15 414 (15.11%) Finance
16 387 (14.12%) Microsoft
17 383 (13.98%) Information Security
18 366 (13.36%) VMware
19 338 (12.34%) F5
20 336 (12.26%) DNS
21 335 (12.23%) Active Directory
22 328 (11.97%) ITIL
23 323 (11.79%) MPLS
24 321 (11.72%) Degree
25 307 (11.20%) BGP
26 304 (11.09%) VoIP
27 299 (10.91%) OSPF
28 274 (10.00%) Telecoms
29 264 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
30 253 (9.23%) Wireless

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 150 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 121 (4.42%) IIS
3 85 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 79 (2.88%) Apache
5 62 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 54 (1.97%) Tomcat
7 53 (1.93%) SharePoint
8 43 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 31 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 30 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 26 (0.95%) nginx
12 22 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
13 16 (0.58%) Lync
14 10 (0.36%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.26%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.22%) Drupal
16 6 (0.22%) WordPress
16 6 (0.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 193 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 112 (4.09%) MS Office
3 55 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.36%) MS Project
5 7 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.073%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.036%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 13 (0.47%) assyst
2 7 (0.26%) RMDS
3 1 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.036%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.036%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.036%) Magento
3 1 (0.036%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.09%) SaaS
3 29 (1.06%) Office 365
4 20 (0.73%) PaaS
5 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.44%) IaaS
7 12 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (0.26%) Route 53
9 4 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.073%) GitHub
11 1 (0.036%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1487 (54.27%) Firewall
2 664 (24.23%) WAN
3 596 (21.75%) LAN
4 573 (20.91%) VPN
5 569 (20.77%) TCP/IP
6 442 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
7 336 (12.26%) DNS
8 323 (11.79%) MPLS
9 307 (11.20%) BGP
10 304 (11.09%) VoIP
11 299 (10.91%) OSPF
12 253 (9.23%) Wireless
13 240 (8.76%) Internet
14 203 (7.41%) SSL
15 193 (7.04%) DHCP
16 187 (6.82%) IPsec
17 150 (5.47%) SAN
18 139 (5.07%) Cisco IOS
19 137 (5.00%) VLAN
19 137 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.83%) MySQL
3 40 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 19 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 18 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 12 (0.44%) Big Data
8 12 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.36%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.33%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.33%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.15%) Redis
12 4 (0.15%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.15%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (1.17%) Git (software)
2 11 (0.40%) JIRA
3 10 (0.36%) Maven
4 9 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.33%) Subversion
5 8 (0.29%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.22%) WebLOAD
7 6 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.18%) Metasploit
8 5 (0.18%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.15%) JMeter
9 4 (0.15%) Emacs
10 3 (0.11%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.073%) Mocha
11 2 (0.073%) Hudson
11 2 (0.073%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.073%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.073%) Firebug
General
1 414 (15.11%) Finance
2 274 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 79 (2.88%) Legal
4 76 (2.77%) Retail
5 72 (2.63%) Banking
6 59 (2.15%) Marketing
7 53 (1.93%) Law
8 23 (0.84%) Games
8 23 (0.84%) German Language
9 17 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.51%) French Language
12 13 (0.47%) Advertising
13 12 (0.44%) Back Office
14 11 (0.40%) Local Government
15 10 (0.36%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.33%) Billing
17 8 (0.29%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.22%) Electronics
19 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 753 (27.48%) Network Engineer
2 477 (17.41%) Security Engineer
3 428 (15.62%) Analyst
4 358 (13.07%) Network Security Engineer
5 305 (11.13%) Consultant
6 263 (9.60%) Security Analyst
7 208 (7.59%) Network Analyst
8 177 (6.46%) Architect
9 149 (5.44%) Security Consultant
10 139 (5.07%) Network Consultant
11 134 (4.89%) Network Security Analyst
12 126 (4.60%) Senior Network Engineer
13 115 (4.20%) Administrator
14 114 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 95 (3.47%) Security Specialist
16 92 (3.36%) Network Security Consultant
17 88 (3.21%) Network Architect
18 81 (2.96%) Support Engineer
19 80 (2.92%) Support Analyst
20 79 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (2.88%) Web Services
2 38 (1.39%) LAMP
3 35 (1.28%) HTML
4 32 (1.17%) XML
5 28 (1.02%) .NET
6 23 (0.84%) CSS
7 22 (0.80%) J2EE
8 20 (0.73%) Middleware
8 20 (0.73%) REST
9 19 (0.69%) Qt
10 16 (0.58%) Spring
10 16 (0.58%) Hibernate
10 16 (0.58%) EJB
10 16 (0.58%) SOAP
11 15 (0.55%) jQuery
12 13 (0.47%) HTML5
13 12 (0.44%) Regular Expression
14 10 (0.36%) Symfony
15 9 (0.33%) JSON
15 9 (0.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 160 (5.84%) Computer Science
2 152 (5.55%) Management Information System
3 116 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (2.59%) Clustering
5 68 (2.48%) Replication
5 68 (2.48%) PKI
6 50 (1.82%) Hedge funds
7 40 (1.46%) SecurID
8 38 (1.39%) Open Source
8 38 (1.39%) CESG
9 32 (1.17%) Smartphone
9 32 (1.17%) User Experience
10 30 (1.09%) Cryptography
11 29 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 29 (1.06%) Blackberry
12 24 (0.88%) Mobile App
13 21 (0.77%) Mainframe
14 20 (0.73%) Thin Client
14 20 (0.73%) Fat Client
15 19 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 822 (30.00%) Windows
2 486 (17.74%) Linux
3 231 (8.43%) UNIX
4 226 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 96 (3.50%) Windows 7
7 92 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (2.08%) Solaris
9 53 (1.93%) Windows 8
10 46 (1.68%) Windows XP
11 35 (1.28%) Android
12 33 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 31 (1.13%) CentOS
14 30 (1.09%) Ubuntu
15 29 (1.06%) Mac OS X
16 28 (1.02%) Mac OS
17 23 (0.84%) Debian
18 14 (0.51%) Windows Vista
19 12 (0.44%) OpenBSD
20 8 (0.29%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (13.98%) Information Security
2 328 (11.97%) ITIL
3 210 (7.66%) Network Design
4 186 (6.79%) Load Balancing
5 171 (6.24%) E-Commerce
6 169 (6.17%) Network Management
7 154 (5.62%) Project Management
8 151 (5.51%) Penetration Testing
9 137 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
10 136 (4.96%) Incident Management
11 133 (4.85%) Change Management
12 127 (4.64%) Mentoring
13 120 (4.38%) Network Monitoring
14 108 (3.94%) SIEM
15 102 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
16 98 (3.58%) Network Architecture
17 96 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
18 95 (3.47%) Change Control
19 94 (3.43%) Cyber Security
20 84 (3.07%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (6.13%) SQL
2 135 (4.93%) Perl
3 91 (3.32%) PowerShell
4 82 (2.99%) Java
4 82 (2.99%) Python
5 81 (2.96%) PHP
6 65 (2.37%) C
7 63 (2.30%) C++
8 53 (1.93%) Bash Shell
9 37 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 30 (1.09%) Ruby
11 22 (0.80%) C#
12 21 (0.77%) JavaScript
13 16 (0.58%) Tcl
14 11 (0.40%) VB
15 10 (0.36%) Groovy
16 9 (0.33%) PHP5
16 9 (0.33%) Embedded C
16 9 (0.33%) Embedded C++
17 7 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 965 (35.22%) Cisco Certification
2 697 (25.44%) CCNP
3 446 (16.28%) CCNA
4 321 (11.72%) Degree
5 245 (8.94%) Security Cleared
6 241 (8.80%) CISSP
7 233 (8.50%) CCSE
8 220 (8.03%) CCSA
9 171 (6.24%) CCIE
10 165 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 165 (6.02%) SC Cleared
11 105 (3.83%) CCSP
12 98 (3.58%) MCSE
13 72 (2.63%) CISM
13 72 (2.63%) CEH
14 66 (2.41%) CCDP
15 57 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
16 55 (2.01%) JNCIA
17 53 (1.93%) JNCIS
17 53 (1.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (7.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 156 (5.69%) PCI DSS
3 83 (3.03%) SLA
4 78 (2.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 35 (1.28%) COBIT
6 26 (0.95%) QA
7 19 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.36%) GPG13
9 9 (0.33%) JTAG
10 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.073%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.073%) HL7
12 2 (0.073%) DICOM
13 1 (0.036%) BS7799
13 1 (0.036%) COSO
System Software
1 335 (12.23%) Active Directory
2 264 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (2.34%) vSphere
4 48 (1.75%) Snort
5 46 (1.68%) ProxySG
6 38 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (1.39%) XenApp
7 35 (1.28%) VMware ESX
8 31 (1.13%) ISA Server
9 30 (1.09%) Hyper-V
10 23 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 21 (0.77%) KVM
12 18 (0.66%) Varnish
12 18 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 16 (0.58%) NFS
14 15 (0.55%) XenServer
15 14 (0.51%) Postfix
16 13 (0.47%) vCloud
17 11 (0.40%) Squid
17 11 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 54 (1.97%) SCCM
2 41 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 40 (1.46%) Nagios
4 36 (1.31%) Backup Exec
5 35 (1.28%) FortiGate
6 27 (0.99%) Nessus
7 26 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
8 22 (0.80%) Cacti
8 22 (0.80%) OpenView
9 20 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
10 19 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (0.66%) ARCserve
12 17 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
13 16 (0.58%) Puppet
14 13 (0.47%) HAProxy
14 13 (0.47%) logstash
15 12 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
15 12 (0.44%) ZABBIX
16 11 (0.40%) SCOM
16 11 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1444 (52.70%) Cisco
2 870 (31.75%) CheckPoint
3 682 (24.89%) Juniper
4 387 (14.12%) Microsoft
5 366 (13.36%) VMware
6 338 (12.34%) F5
7 253 (9.23%) Blue Coat
8 196 (7.15%) Citrix
9 111 (4.05%) McAfee
10 109 (3.98%) Websense
11 104 (3.80%) HP
12 101 (3.69%) Fortinet
13 82 (2.99%) SolarWinds
14 78 (2.85%) Symantec
15 76 (2.77%) Riverbed
16 74 (2.70%) Splunk
16 74 (2.70%) Oracle
17 73 (2.66%) Sourcefire
18 65 (2.37%) Nokia
19 61 (2.23%) Aruba
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