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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 226 267 223
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -44
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1349 1247 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.11% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.73% 6.36% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1078 958 1023
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
17458 19618 19492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.15% 17.51% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14284 15811 15886
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +76 573 £55,000 +4.76% 60
South East -22 325 £47,500 +5.55% 43
Yorkshire -6 122 £40,500 +1.25% 12
East of England +12 85 £54,250 +55.00% 10
North West +16 67 £42,500 +21.42% 7
West Midlands 0 64 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South West -13 57 £36,750 -2.00% 4
East Midlands +16 42 £45,000 +23.28% 6
North East +1 9 £30,000 -27.54% 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1662 (56.47%) Firewall
2 1593 (54.13%) Cisco
3 1159 (39.38%) Cisco Certification
4 862 (29.29%) CheckPoint
5 845 (28.71%) WAN
6 791 (26.88%) CCNP
7 780 (26.50%) Windows
8 711 (24.16%) LAN
9 636 (21.61%) Data Centre
10 609 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
11 572 (19.44%) Microsoft
12 543 (18.45%) VPN
13 539 (18.31%) CCNA
14 523 (17.77%) ITIL
15 522 (17.74%) Finance
16 510 (17.33%) TCP/IP
17 503 (17.09%) Linux
18 487 (16.55%) Juniper
19 469 (15.94%) F5
20 462 (15.70%) Degree
21 448 (15.22%) BGP
22 447 (15.19%) VMware
23 426 (14.48%) Information Security
24 422 (14.34%) DNS
25 412 (14.00%) Active Directory
26 384 (13.05%) Cisco Nexus
27 373 (12.67%) Wireless
27 373 (12.67%) CISSP
28 365 (12.40%) OSPF
29 330 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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
1 176 (5.98%) MS Exchange
2 107 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (3.19%) IIS
4 84 (2.85%) Apache
5 58 (1.97%) SharePoint
6 45 (1.53%) nginx
7 44 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 38 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 33 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 32 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 29 (0.99%) OpenStack
12 24 (0.82%) Confluence
12 24 (0.82%) Lync
13 22 (0.75%) MediaWiki
14 19 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.27%) Jetty
17 7 (0.24%) WordPress
17 7 (0.24%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 257 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 106 (3.60%) MS Office
3 52 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.034%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.068%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.034%) Lawson
3 1 (0.034%) assyst
3 1 (0.034%) Magento
3 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 110 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (1.94%) Office 365
4 49 (1.66%) SaaS
5 46 (1.56%) IaaS
6 39 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (1.02%) PaaS
8 28 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (0.41%) Mimecast
12 9 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.27%) Route 53
14 6 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
15 5 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.068%) Yammer
16 2 (0.068%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 1 (0.034%) OneDrive
17 1 (0.034%) AWS CloudFormation
17 1 (0.034%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1662 (56.47%) Firewall
2 845 (28.71%) WAN
3 711 (24.16%) LAN
4 609 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
5 543 (18.45%) VPN
6 510 (17.33%) TCP/IP
7 448 (15.22%) BGP
8 422 (14.34%) DNS
9 384 (13.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 373 (12.67%) Wireless
11 365 (12.40%) OSPF
12 297 (10.09%) VoIP
13 277 (9.41%) EIGRP
14 276 (9.38%) MPLS
15 250 (8.49%) DHCP
16 202 (6.86%) SSL
17 189 (6.42%) Internet
18 181 (6.15%) SAN
19 167 (5.67%) IPsec
20 153 (5.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 122 (4.15%) MySQL
3 48 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 27 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 21 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 16 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (0.34%) Big Data
10 8 (0.27%) DB2
11 7 (0.24%) Redis
12 6 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.17%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.14%) SSDT
15 3 (0.10%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 45 (1.53%) JIRA
2 42 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 37 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 32 (1.09%) Metasploit
5 28 (0.95%) Subversion
5 28 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 25 (0.85%) Hudson
7 20 (0.68%) Moq
8 18 (0.61%) Selenium
9 13 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (0.41%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.24%) Liquibase
11 7 (0.24%) Flyway
12 6 (0.20%) NUnit
13 5 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.14%) HP UFT
14 4 (0.14%) Psake
14 4 (0.14%) MSBuild
15 3 (0.10%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.10%) Bugzilla
General
1 522 (17.74%) Finance
2 261 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 128 (4.35%) Banking
4 78 (2.65%) Law
5 72 (2.45%) Advertising
5 72 (2.45%) Retail
6 56 (1.90%) Legal
7 44 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 31 (1.05%) Marketing
9 28 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.65%) Back Office
11 18 (0.61%) Multimedia
12 17 (0.58%) Games
13 12 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.31%) Online Betting
17 8 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.20%) Military
19 4 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 885 (30.07%) Network Engineer
2 505 (17.16%) Security Engineer
3 390 (13.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 377 (12.81%) Consultant
5 331 (11.25%) Analyst
6 201 (6.83%) Architect
7 191 (6.49%) Security Consultant
8 186 (6.32%) Security Analyst
9 182 (6.18%) Network Consultant
10 177 (6.01%) Senior Network Engineer
11 144 (4.89%) Security Specialist
12 140 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 128 (4.35%) Administrator
14 100 (3.40%) Network Security Consultant
15 95 (3.23%) Network Analyst
16 94 (3.19%) Network Specialist
17 90 (3.06%) Support Engineer
18 88 (2.99%) Network Architect
19 86 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
20 85 (2.89%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (3.64%) Web Services
2 80 (2.72%) .NET
3 48 (1.63%) REST
4 42 (1.43%) WCF
4 42 (1.43%) XML
5 38 (1.29%) HTML
6 34 (1.16%) SOAP
7 33 (1.12%) Middleware
8 30 (1.02%) COM
9 29 (0.99%) ASP.NET
10 25 (0.85%) LAMP
11 24 (0.82%) HTML5
12 22 (0.75%) STL
13 21 (0.71%) WPF
14 20 (0.68%) LINQ
14 20 (0.68%) NHibernate
15 14 (0.48%) CSS
16 13 (0.44%) J2EE
17 12 (0.41%) ZeroMQ
17 12 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 636 (21.61%) Data Centre
2 220 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 172 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 144 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 99 (3.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 52 (1.77%) Hedge funds
7 46 (1.56%) Clustering
8 44 (1.50%) PKI
9 41 (1.39%) Cryptography
10 38 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 37 (1.26%) Replication
12 36 (1.22%) Thin Client
12 36 (1.22%) Fat Client
13 33 (1.12%) Blackberry
13 33 (1.12%) Public Cloud
14 30 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
15 29 (0.99%) CESG
16 26 (0.88%) Mobile App
16 26 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
17 25 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 780 (26.50%) Windows
2 503 (17.09%) Linux
3 214 (7.27%) UNIX
4 142 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 140 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 105 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 77 (2.62%) CentOS
8 50 (1.70%) Ubuntu
9 48 (1.63%) Windows 7
10 47 (1.60%) Debian
11 39 (1.33%) Solaris
12 37 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (0.95%) Android
14 25 (0.85%) Windows 8
15 23 (0.78%) Windows XP
16 15 (0.51%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.24%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.24%) AIX
18 6 (0.20%) zOS
18 6 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (17.77%) ITIL
2 426 (14.48%) Information Security
3 321 (10.91%) Load Balancing
4 234 (7.95%) Project Management
5 230 (7.82%) SIEM
6 212 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 211 (7.17%) Network Design
8 184 (6.25%) Cyber Security
9 171 (5.81%) Penetration Testing
10 166 (5.64%) Network Monitoring
11 145 (4.93%) Security Architecture
12 130 (4.42%) Migration
13 127 (4.32%) Incident Management
14 119 (4.04%) E-Commerce
15 118 (4.01%) Capacity Planning
16 116 (3.94%) Network Management
17 113 (3.84%) Service Delivery
17 113 (3.84%) Agile Software Development
18 112 (3.81%) Mentoring
19 106 (3.60%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 223 (7.58%) SQL
2 145 (4.93%) Perl
3 129 (4.38%) Java
4 123 (4.18%) PHP
4 123 (4.18%) Python
5 95 (3.23%) C++
6 88 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 77 (2.62%) Bash Shell
7 77 (2.62%) C#
8 67 (2.28%) Ruby
9 53 (1.80%) C
10 30 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 22 (0.75%) JavaScript
12 18 (0.61%) VB.NET
12 18 (0.61%) Groovy
13 16 (0.54%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.24%) VB
15 6 (0.20%) AWK
15 6 (0.20%) sed
15 6 (0.20%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1159 (39.38%) Cisco Certification
2 791 (26.88%) CCNP
3 539 (18.31%) CCNA
4 462 (15.70%) Degree
5 373 (12.67%) CISSP
6 304 (10.33%) CCIE
7 204 (6.93%) CCSA
8 196 (6.66%) CCSE
9 187 (6.35%) Security Cleared
10 135 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 130 (4.42%) CCDP
12 119 (4.04%) CISM
13 107 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
14 106 (3.60%) SC Cleared
15 88 (2.99%) MCSE
16 64 (2.17%) CEH
17 54 (1.83%) CCSP
18 51 (1.73%) CISA
19 45 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 44 (1.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 116 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 107 (3.64%) SLA
4 38 (1.29%) COBIT
5 32 (1.09%) QA
6 23 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.20%) FISMA
9 5 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.17%) BS25999
10 4 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.10%) BS7799
12 1 (0.034%) JTAG
12 1 (0.034%) GPG13
System Software
1 412 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 330 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 100 (3.40%) vSphere
5 53 (1.80%) XenServer
6 34 (1.16%) Xen
7 32 (1.09%) Samba
8 27 (0.92%) XenApp
9 25 (0.85%) Postfix
9 25 (0.85%) iptables
10 24 (0.82%) Snort
11 22 (0.75%) KVM
12 20 (0.68%) Docker
13 19 (0.65%) VMware ESX
14 18 (0.61%) ProxySG
15 15 (0.51%) XenDesktop
16 13 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (0.41%) NFS
18 9 (0.31%) Firmware
19 8 (0.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 79 (2.68%) Puppet
2 56 (1.90%) FortiGate
3 40 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (1.36%) Nessus
4 32 (1.09%) Nagios
5 31 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 30 (1.02%) ZABBIX
6 30 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
7 29 (0.99%) SCCM
8 25 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
9 24 (0.82%) Nmap
10 23 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
11 21 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
12 20 (0.68%) SCOM
13 18 (0.61%) Cacti
14 17 (0.58%) Backup Exec
14 17 (0.58%) Salt
15 16 (0.54%) TrustSec
16 14 (0.48%) Vagrant
16 14 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1593 (54.13%) Cisco
2 862 (29.29%) CheckPoint
3 572 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 487 (16.55%) Juniper
5 469 (15.94%) F5
6 447 (15.19%) VMware
7 297 (10.09%) Citrix
8 282 (9.58%) HP
9 152 (5.16%) Blue Coat
10 130 (4.42%) Fortinet
11 124 (4.21%) McAfee
12 89 (3.02%) SolarWinds
13 77 (2.62%) Oracle
14 73 (2.48%) NetApp
15 70 (2.38%) Sourcefire
16 59 (2.00%) Red Hat
17 53 (1.80%) Riverbed
18 51 (1.73%) Avaya
19 48 (1.63%) Symantec
20 45 (1.53%) Dell
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-85k base + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Home Working, Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
JISC
Salary: From £31,342 - £39,685 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday