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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
UK / England
Rank 194 217 209
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1335 1479 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.55% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 9.01% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 1187 1234
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
12750 16424 18250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.31% 17.20% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10442 13793 14899
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +15 578 £55,000 -4.34% 54
South East +24 301 £50,000 - 33
West Midlands +97 141 £42,500 -5.55% 17
North West +24 111 £42,500 -19.04% 7
South West +45 74 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East of England -26 68 £55,000 - 11
Yorkshire -36 39 £42,000 -6.66% 7
East Midlands +11 13 £42,500 -19.04% 2
North East +10 7 £35,000 +40.00%
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 1819 (64.96%) Firewall
2 1384 (49.43%) Cisco
3 1019 (36.39%) Cisco Certification
4 758 (27.07%) CheckPoint
5 729 (26.04%) CCNP
6 701 (25.04%) Windows
7 689 (24.61%) WAN
8 648 (23.14%) LAN
9 598 (21.36%) Information Security
10 587 (20.96%) Data Centre
11 581 (20.75%) VPN
12 578 (20.64%) Juniper
13 539 (19.25%) Palo Alto
14 508 (18.14%) CCNA
15 485 (17.32%) Cisco ASA
16 483 (17.25%) DNS
17 474 (16.93%) TCP/IP
18 467 (16.68%) Linux
19 455 (16.25%) Microsoft
20 434 (15.50%) Wireless
21 426 (15.21%) OSPF
22 419 (14.96%) BGP
23 382 (13.64%) ITIL
24 381 (13.61%) CISSP
25 373 (13.32%) Finance
26 363 (12.96%) Degree
27 358 (12.79%) F5
28 356 (12.71%) Active Directory
29 350 (12.50%) MPLS
30 336 (12.00%) Network Design

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 76 (2.71%) MS Exchange
2 60 (2.14%) IIS
3 44 (1.57%) Apache
4 37 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 26 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 23 (0.82%) Skype for Business
8 18 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 13 (0.46%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.29%) CMS
12 7 (0.25%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.21%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.18%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.14%) JBoss
15 4 (0.14%) nginx
16 3 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 181 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 84 (3.00%) MS Office
3 47 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.036%) MS Project
7 1 (0.036%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.036%) assyst
2 1 (0.036%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.036%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.036%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 113 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 79 (2.82%) Office 365
5 50 (1.79%) SaaS
6 33 (1.18%) IaaS
7 21 (0.75%) PaaS
8 10 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.18%) Route 53
11 5 (0.18%) Slack
11 5 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.071%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.071%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.071%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.071%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1819 (64.96%) Firewall
2 689 (24.61%) WAN
3 648 (23.14%) LAN
4 581 (20.75%) VPN
5 485 (17.32%) Cisco ASA
6 483 (17.25%) DNS
7 474 (16.93%) TCP/IP
8 434 (15.50%) Wireless
9 426 (15.21%) OSPF
10 419 (14.96%) BGP
11 350 (12.50%) MPLS
12 281 (10.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 256 (9.14%) DHCP
14 239 (8.54%) Intrusion Detection
15 229 (8.18%) Internet
16 203 (7.25%) VLAN
17 172 (6.14%) VoIP
18 166 (5.93%) Cisco IOS
19 164 (5.86%) IPsec
20 137 (4.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 45 (1.61%) MySQL
3 27 (0.96%) NoSQL
4 25 (0.89%) Big Data
4 25 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 16 (0.57%) GIS
7 15 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 14 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (0.39%) InfluxDB
11 9 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.25%) DB2
14 5 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.11%) MongoDB
16 3 (0.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (1.11%) Jenkins
2 23 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.50%) Subversion
3 14 (0.50%) Vagrant
4 13 (0.46%) Burp Suite
5 11 (0.39%) AppScan
6 10 (0.36%) Metasploit
6 10 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (0.32%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.25%) Paros
8 7 (0.25%) WebScarab
9 5 (0.18%) WinDbg
10 4 (0.14%) Ant
10 4 (0.14%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.14%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.14%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.11%) JMeter
11 3 (0.11%) Maven
11 3 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.11%) Selenium
General
1 373 (13.32%) Finance
2 208 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 102 (3.64%) Retail
4 90 (3.21%) Banking
5 62 (2.21%) Legal
6 54 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 47 (1.68%) Games
8 45 (1.61%) Law
9 42 (1.50%) Marketing
10 33 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 26 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 21 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.54%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.46%) Advertising
14 13 (0.46%) Billing
15 11 (0.39%) Back Office
16 9 (0.32%) Online Betting
17 8 (0.29%) Military
18 6 (0.21%) Electronics
19 5 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 970 (34.64%) Network Engineer
2 635 (22.68%) Security Engineer
3 452 (16.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 335 (11.96%) Analyst
5 237 (8.46%) Cisco Engineer
6 235 (8.39%) Consultant
7 231 (8.25%) Security Analyst
8 213 (7.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 189 (6.75%) Security Consultant
10 172 (6.14%) Architect
11 169 (6.04%) Senior Network Engineer
12 141 (5.04%) Network Consultant
13 134 (4.79%) Network Security Consultant
14 133 (4.75%) Support Engineer
15 121 (4.32%) Senior Security Engineer
16 119 (4.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 116 (4.14%) Firewall Engineer
18 109 (3.89%) Security Architect
19 100 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 99 (3.54%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 66 (2.36%) Web Services
3 50 (1.79%) .NET
4 23 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
5 20 (0.71%) HTML
6 19 (0.68%) Regular Expression
7 16 (0.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 16 (0.57%) GWT
8 14 (0.50%) Middleware
9 13 (0.46%) XML
10 10 (0.36%) .NET Framework
10 10 (0.36%) CSS
10 10 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (0.32%) SAML
12 8 (0.29%) OAuth2
12 8 (0.29%) OpenID
12 8 (0.29%) WCF
13 7 (0.25%) CSS3
13 7 (0.25%) HTML5
13 7 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 587 (20.96%) Data Centre
2 221 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 213 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 144 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 114 (4.07%) Security Operations Centre
6 73 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 55 (1.96%) CESG
8 54 (1.93%) NHS
9 51 (1.82%) PKI
10 48 (1.71%) Driving Licence
11 45 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
12 43 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
13 42 (1.50%) Clustering
14 35 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
15 33 (1.18%) BYOD
16 30 (1.07%) Visualisation
17 24 (0.86%) Mobile App
17 24 (0.86%) Virtual Team
18 23 (0.82%) Replication
19 22 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 701 (25.04%) Windows
2 467 (16.68%) Linux
3 206 (7.36%) Windows Server
4 202 (7.21%) Unix
5 89 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (1.36%) CentOS
7 36 (1.29%) Solaris
7 36 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 31 (1.11%) Mac OS X
9 29 (1.04%) Android
10 28 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.93%) Windows 10
12 24 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (0.75%) Ubuntu
13 21 (0.75%) Windows 8
14 18 (0.64%) AIX
15 17 (0.61%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.46%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (21.36%) Information Security
2 382 (13.64%) ITIL
3 336 (12.00%) Network Design
4 330 (11.79%) SIEM
5 329 (11.75%) Cybersecurity
6 253 (9.04%) Security Operations
7 218 (7.79%) Network Management
8 210 (7.50%) Security Architecture
9 185 (6.61%) Penetration Testing
10 177 (6.32%) Kalman Filter
11 175 (6.25%) Risk Management
12 171 (6.11%) Load Balancing
13 169 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 167 (5.96%) Vulnerability Management
15 166 (5.93%) Presales
16 163 (5.82%) Security Management
17 149 (5.32%) Network Monitoring
18 147 (5.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 146 (5.21%) Security Monitoring
20 141 (5.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (5.00%) SQL
2 131 (4.68%) Python
3 112 (4.00%) Java
4 85 (3.04%) C++
5 61 (2.18%) Bash Shell
5 61 (2.18%) Perl
6 59 (2.11%) Ruby
7 57 (2.04%) C
8 46 (1.64%) C#
9 35 (1.25%) PHP
10 33 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 27 (0.96%) JavaScript
12 18 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.39%) Embedded C
13 11 (0.39%) Embedded C++
13 11 (0.39%) Groovy
14 10 (0.36%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.32%) VBScript
16 7 (0.25%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1019 (36.39%) Cisco Certification
2 729 (26.04%) CCNP
3 508 (18.14%) CCNA
4 381 (13.61%) CISSP
5 363 (12.96%) Degree
6 216 (7.71%) CCIE
7 203 (7.25%) Security Cleared
8 171 (6.11%) CISM
9 161 (5.75%) CCSE
10 152 (5.43%) SC Cleared
11 136 (4.86%) CCSA
12 134 (4.79%) CEH
13 104 (3.71%) CCSP
14 85 (3.04%) CISA
15 78 (2.79%) DV Cleared
16 76 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 72 (2.57%) GIAC
18 70 (2.50%) SANS
19 69 (2.46%) MCSE
20 66 (2.36%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 186 (6.64%) PCI DSS
3 116 (4.14%) SLA
4 48 (1.71%) QA
5 20 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.68%) COBIT
7 11 (0.39%) BS25999
7 11 (0.39%) HIPAA
7 11 (0.39%) ISO27002
7 11 (0.39%) JTAG
8 9 (0.32%) GPG13
9 8 (0.29%) FISMA
9 8 (0.29%) MISRA
10 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.14%) GDPR
12 3 (0.11%) Def Stans
12 3 (0.11%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.11%) MiFID
13 2 (0.071%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.071%) ISO27005
System Software
1 356 (12.71%) Active Directory
2 229 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 54 (1.93%) vSphere
5 45 (1.61%) ProxySG
6 39 (1.39%) Firmware
7 28 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (0.89%) Snort
9 24 (0.86%) Docker
10 22 (0.79%) XenApp
11 19 (0.68%) VMware ESX
12 15 (0.54%) KVM
13 12 (0.43%) XenDesktop
14 11 (0.39%) XenServer
15 10 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (0.32%) NFS
17 8 (0.29%) Xen
18 7 (0.25%) ISA Server
18 7 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
19 6 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 148 (5.29%) FortiGate
2 81 (2.89%) SCCM
3 58 (2.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 57 (2.04%) Nessus
5 47 (1.68%) Puppet
6 44 (1.57%) QRadar
7 41 (1.46%) Nagios
8 38 (1.36%) CSIRT
9 37 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 35 (1.25%) WSUS
11 34 (1.21%) Ansible
12 30 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
12 30 (1.07%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 29 (1.04%) SCOM
14 26 (0.93%) Kibana
15 22 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 21 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
17 19 (0.68%) HAProxy
18 17 (0.61%) logstash
19 15 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1384 (49.43%) Cisco
2 758 (27.07%) CheckPoint
3 578 (20.64%) Juniper
4 539 (19.25%) Palo Alto
5 455 (16.25%) Microsoft
6 358 (12.79%) F5
7 309 (11.04%) VMware
8 243 (8.68%) Fortinet
9 176 (6.29%) Citrix
10 118 (4.21%) HP
11 111 (3.96%) Splunk
12 106 (3.79%) Blue Coat
13 100 (3.57%) Intel Security
14 97 (3.46%) SolarWinds
15 96 (3.43%) Riverbed
16 90 (3.21%) Extreme Networks
17 87 (3.11%) Aruba
18 78 (2.79%) Symantec
19 67 (2.39%) LogRhythm
20 64 (2.29%) ArcSight
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Adeptis Group
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Other Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £55000 to £70000 per annum, + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus £10,000 + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + good company + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70k basic + £7,200 car allowance + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Certus Sales Recruitment
Salary: 65-70k Base + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £58,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago