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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 217 215 293
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +78
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1467 1518 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.55% 1.53% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.08% 8.33% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1222 774
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,017 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
16162 18225 17208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.36% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13577 14896 13551
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +19 678 £57,500 +4.54% 69
South East +2 349 £50,000 - 40
East of England -26 119 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Yorkshire -36 106 £45,000 - 11
North West +1 75 £52,500 +29.62% 11
West Midlands -1 54 £44,500 +2.28% 12
South West -30 50 £40,000 -5.32% 8
East Midlands 0 18 £50,000 +47.05% 3
North East +4 1 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1523 (53.99%) Firewall
2 1389 (49.24%) Cisco
3 1062 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
4 782 (27.72%) Windows
5 766 (27.15%) CCNP
6 765 (27.12%) WAN
7 748 (26.52%) LAN
8 697 (24.71%) CheckPoint
9 570 (20.21%) Juniper
10 552 (19.57%) VPN
11 548 (19.43%) Linux
12 547 (19.39%) Finance
13 525 (18.61%) Cisco ASA
14 517 (18.33%) Information Security
15 503 (17.83%) TCP/IP
16 494 (17.51%) Data Centre
17 465 (16.48%) CISSP
18 457 (16.20%) CCNA
19 433 (15.35%) F5
20 428 (15.17%) Degree
21 403 (14.29%) VMware
22 393 (13.93%) Microsoft
23 392 (13.90%) Palo Alto
24 381 (13.51%) Wireless
25 377 (13.36%) ITIL
26 343 (12.16%) Active Directory
27 338 (11.98%) Cisco Nexus
28 337 (11.95%) BGP
29 331 (11.73%) OSPF
29 331 (11.73%) CCIE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 187 (6.63%) MS Exchange
2 77 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (2.45%) Skype for Business
4 64 (2.27%) IIS
5 53 (1.88%) Apache
5 53 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 48 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 31 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 14 (0.50%) nginx
9 10 (0.35%) CloudStack
9 10 (0.35%) IBM Domino
9 10 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.28%) Confluence
10 8 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.25%) Apache Pig
11 7 (0.25%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.25%) MediaWiki
11 7 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.21%) Node.js
Applications
1 167 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.49%) MS Office
3 38 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.035%) Maple
5 1 (0.035%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (0.21%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.071%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 120 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (1.91%) SaaS
4 34 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (1.13%) Office 365
6 30 (1.06%) IaaS
7 23 (0.82%) PaaS
8 19 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 18 (0.64%) Yammer
10 16 (0.57%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.18%) GitHub
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.071%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.071%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.071%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1523 (53.99%) Firewall
2 765 (27.12%) WAN
3 748 (26.52%) LAN
4 552 (19.57%) VPN
5 525 (18.61%) Cisco ASA
6 503 (17.83%) TCP/IP
7 381 (13.51%) Wireless
8 338 (11.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 337 (11.95%) BGP
10 331 (11.73%) OSPF
11 311 (11.02%) DNS
12 305 (10.81%) MPLS
13 267 (9.46%) Internet
14 200 (7.09%) VoIP
15 191 (6.77%) Cisco IOS
16 190 (6.74%) DHCP
17 189 (6.70%) SAN
18 174 (6.17%) IPsec
19 171 (6.06%) SSL
20 148 (5.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 76 (2.69%) MySQL
3 38 (1.35%) Big Data
4 34 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 28 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 23 (0.82%) DB2
7 22 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.43%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.25%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.21%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.18%) Informix
14 5 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.14%) MongoDB
16 3 (0.11%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
16 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 2 (0.071%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (1.84%) SpecFlow
2 36 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 29 (1.03%) Metasploit
4 27 (0.96%) Visual Studio
5 16 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (0.46%) Jenkins
6 13 (0.46%) JIRA
7 12 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 11 (0.39%) Subversion
9 10 (0.35%) Bower
9 10 (0.35%) Burp Suite
9 10 (0.35%) Grunt
9 10 (0.35%) gulp
9 10 (0.35%) Jasmine
9 10 (0.35%) Moq
9 10 (0.35%) NUnit
9 10 (0.35%) Selenium
10 8 (0.28%) Hudson
11 5 (0.18%) sqlmap
12 3 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 547 (19.39%) Finance
2 322 (11.41%) Telecoms
3 176 (6.24%) Banking
4 108 (3.83%) Retail
5 83 (2.94%) Legal
6 68 (2.41%) Law
7 55 (1.95%) Marketing
8 32 (1.13%) Games
9 30 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 26 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.67%) Electronics
14 16 (0.57%) Advertising
15 15 (0.53%) Online Betting
16 13 (0.46%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.46%) Billing
17 12 (0.43%) Back Office
18 11 (0.39%) Retail Banking
19 9 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 871 (30.88%) Network Engineer
2 660 (23.40%) Security Engineer
3 474 (16.80%) Network Security Engineer
4 349 (12.37%) Analyst
5 303 (10.74%) Consultant
6 265 (9.39%) Cisco Engineer
7 258 (9.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 248 (8.79%) Architect
9 230 (8.15%) Security Analyst
10 223 (7.90%) Security Consultant
11 187 (6.63%) Senior Network Engineer
12 155 (5.49%) Network Analyst
13 138 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 129 (4.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 129 (4.57%) Firewall Engineer
15 111 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
16 106 (3.76%) Security Manager
17 104 (3.69%) Senior Security Engineer
18 100 (3.54%) Support Engineer
19 99 (3.51%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (4.82%) .NET
2 127 (4.50%) Web Services
3 75 (2.66%) WCF
4 71 (2.52%) ASP.NET
5 67 (2.38%) COM
6 52 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 52 (1.84%) WPF
7 49 (1.74%) HTML
8 40 (1.42%) CSS
9 38 (1.35%) HTML5
9 38 (1.35%) REST
10 29 (1.03%) 802.1X
10 29 (1.03%) RESTful
11 24 (0.85%) jQuery
11 24 (0.85%) LAMP
12 22 (0.78%) AngularJS
12 22 (0.78%) XML
13 20 (0.71%) J2EE
13 20 (0.71%) XMPP
14 16 (0.57%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 494 (17.51%) Data Centre
2 272 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 192 (6.81%) Management Information System
4 144 (5.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 136 (4.82%) Computer Science
6 58 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
7 57 (2.02%) PKI
8 56 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 54 (1.91%) Visualisation
11 53 (1.88%) BYOD
12 50 (1.77%) Blackberry
13 44 (1.56%) Cryptography
13 44 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
14 43 (1.52%) Mathematics
15 32 (1.13%) Mobile App
16 30 (1.06%) Statistics
17 29 (1.03%) Private Cloud
17 29 (1.03%) Replication
18 28 (0.99%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 782 (27.72%) Windows
2 548 (19.43%) Linux
3 316 (11.20%) Unix
4 307 (10.88%) Windows Server
5 126 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 119 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 85 (3.01%) Android
8 52 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (1.63%) CentOS
9 46 (1.63%) Windows 7
10 43 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 39 (1.38%) Solaris
12 35 (1.24%) Apple iOS
13 28 (0.99%) Ubuntu
14 27 (0.96%) AIX
15 23 (0.82%) Windows 8
16 19 (0.67%) Debian
17 17 (0.60%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.50%) Windows 10
19 13 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (18.33%) Information Security
2 377 (13.36%) ITIL
3 294 (10.42%) SIEM
4 274 (9.71%) Presales
5 237 (8.40%) Load Balancing
6 236 (8.37%) Cybersecurity
7 233 (8.26%) Network Design
8 203 (7.20%) Penetration Testing
9 191 (6.77%) Security Architecture
10 168 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
10 168 (5.96%) Project Management
11 165 (5.85%) Security Operations
12 163 (5.78%) E-Commerce
13 162 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
14 155 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
15 154 (5.46%) Vulnerability Management
16 138 (4.89%) Mentoring
17 137 (4.86%) High Availability
18 134 (4.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 129 (4.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 195 (6.91%) SQL
2 139 (4.93%) C
3 133 (4.71%) Python
4 132 (4.68%) C++
5 129 (4.57%) C#
6 94 (3.33%) PHP
7 89 (3.15%) Perl
8 85 (3.01%) Java
9 62 (2.20%) Objective-C
10 55 (1.95%) PowerShell
11 48 (1.70%) Bash Shell
11 48 (1.70%) Ruby
12 37 (1.31%) JavaScript
13 26 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 25 (0.89%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.50%) VB
16 7 (0.25%) Scala
17 5 (0.18%) VBScript
18 3 (0.11%) ABAP
18 3 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1062 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
2 766 (27.15%) CCNP
3 465 (16.48%) CISSP
4 457 (16.20%) CCNA
5 428 (15.17%) Degree
6 331 (11.73%) CCIE
7 277 (9.82%) Security Cleared
8 185 (6.56%) SC Cleared
9 168 (5.96%) CISM
10 167 (5.92%) CCSE
11 149 (5.28%) CEH
12 125 (4.43%) CCSA
13 124 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 113 (4.01%) CISA
15 97 (3.44%) CCDP
16 82 (2.91%) MCSE
17 70 (2.48%) DV Cleared
18 67 (2.38%) GIAC
19 65 (2.30%) GCIH
20 64 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 164 (5.81%) PCI DSS
3 114 (4.04%) SLA
4 49 (1.74%) COBIT
5 46 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 25 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 24 (0.85%) QA
8 16 (0.57%) FISMA
9 9 (0.32%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.32%) ISO27002
10 8 (0.28%) COSO
11 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.14%) GPG13
12 4 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.11%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.071%) Basel II
14 2 (0.071%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.035%) ISO27005
System Software
1 343 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 294 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (3.79%) vSphere
4 88 (3.12%) Hyper-V
5 41 (1.45%) XenApp
6 28 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (0.92%) Snort
8 22 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 17 (0.60%) XenServer
10 14 (0.50%) KVM
10 14 (0.50%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.50%) Xen
11 11 (0.39%) NFS
11 11 (0.39%) Samba
11 11 (0.39%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.35%) iptables
12 10 (0.35%) ISA Server
12 10 (0.35%) ProxySG
13 9 (0.32%) Postfix
14 7 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 88 (3.12%) QRadar
2 63 (2.23%) Nessus
3 54 (1.91%) Nagios
4 52 (1.84%) WMI
5 45 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 43 (1.52%) SCCM
7 41 (1.45%) Cacti
7 41 (1.45%) Nmap
8 39 (1.38%) FortiGate
9 33 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
10 31 (1.10%) Puppet
11 30 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
12 27 (0.96%) Backup Exec
13 22 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
14 21 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
15 20 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
16 19 (0.67%) Endace
17 16 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
18 14 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1389 (49.24%) Cisco
2 697 (24.71%) CheckPoint
3 570 (20.21%) Juniper
4 433 (15.35%) F5
5 403 (14.29%) VMware
6 393 (13.93%) Microsoft
7 392 (13.90%) Palo Alto
8 196 (6.95%) HP
9 178 (6.31%) SolarWinds
10 150 (5.32%) Blue Coat
11 148 (5.25%) Citrix
12 136 (4.82%) Intel Security
13 124 (4.40%) Splunk
14 117 (4.15%) ArcSight
15 101 (3.58%) Fortinet
16 86 (3.05%) Riverbed
17 75 (2.66%) Aruba
17 75 (2.66%) Oracle
18 73 (2.59%) Forcepoint
19 71 (2.52%) LogRhythm
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Posted: Yesterday
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Insight UK
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Insight UK
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Great benefits
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum + Pension, Bonus and more
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits
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Cognizant
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DP Connect Limited
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
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London
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
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Rullion IT Plus
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Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
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