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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 199 260 190
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -70
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1534 1043 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.54% 1.06% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.45% 6.19% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 782 1107
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
18163 16838 20270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.21% 17.18% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14710 13238 16651
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +109 619 £55,000 +10.00% 66
South East +36 357 £50,000 +17.64% 33
Yorkshire +19 163 £45,000 +4.65% 20
East of England +38 138 £50,000 +25.00% 12
North West +71 113 £42,500 +6.25% 12
South West -22 77 £40,000 -5.88% 19
West Midlands -17 45 £43,507 +4.83% 10
East Midlands +13 15 £38,250 +2.00% 1
North East - 1 £55,000 - 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1758 (58.17%) Cisco
2 1627 (53.84%) Firewall
3 1284 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
4 939 (31.07%) CheckPoint
5 931 (30.81%) CCNP
6 858 (28.39%) WAN
7 724 (23.96%) Windows
8 712 (23.56%) LAN
9 690 (22.83%) VPN
10 676 (22.37%) Juniper
11 613 (20.28%) Cisco ASA
12 586 (19.39%) TCP/IP
13 538 (17.80%) Microsoft
14 537 (17.77%) ITIL
15 528 (17.47%) BGP
16 524 (17.34%) Finance
17 515 (17.04%) CCNA
18 475 (15.72%) F5
19 450 (14.89%) VMware
20 447 (14.79%) Linux
21 435 (14.39%) Degree
22 433 (14.33%) DNS
23 430 (14.23%) Wireless
24 426 (14.10%) OSPF
25 421 (13.93%) Information Security
26 401 (13.27%) MPLS
27 383 (12.67%) Active Directory
28 348 (11.52%) VoIP
29 340 (11.25%) Cisco Nexus
30 329 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 147 (4.86%) MS Exchange
2 75 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 73 (2.42%) Apache
4 70 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 57 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 53 (1.75%) IIS
7 43 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (1.19%) nginx
8 36 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 23 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (0.63%) Lync
11 17 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 16 (0.53%) Confluence
12 16 (0.53%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.50%) MQSeries
14 14 (0.46%) MediaWiki
15 8 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.26%) JBoss
16 6 (0.20%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 247 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 140 (4.63%) MS Office
3 52 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.066%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.066%) MS Project
5 2 (0.066%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.033%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.033%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.13%) GoldMine
3 4 (0.13%) RMDS
4 3 (0.099%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.066%) SalesLogix
5 2 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.033%) Line 50
6 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.033%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.19%) IaaS
3 27 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (0.86%) Office 365
5 25 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 22 (0.73%) SaaS
7 19 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.53%) PaaS
9 5 (0.17%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.17%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1627 (53.84%) Firewall
2 858 (28.39%) WAN
3 712 (23.56%) LAN
4 690 (22.83%) VPN
5 613 (20.28%) Cisco ASA
6 586 (19.39%) TCP/IP
7 528 (17.47%) BGP
8 433 (14.33%) DNS
9 430 (14.23%) Wireless
10 426 (14.10%) OSPF
11 401 (13.27%) MPLS
12 348 (11.52%) VoIP
13 340 (11.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 303 (10.03%) EIGRP
15 283 (9.36%) DHCP
16 278 (9.20%) SSL
17 242 (8.01%) IPsec
18 192 (6.35%) SAN
19 189 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
20 180 (5.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 78 (2.58%) MySQL
3 35 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 25 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.30%) Big Data
10 8 (0.26%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.20%) DB2
11 6 (0.20%) Redis
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.13%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.13%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (0.76%) JIRA
2 22 (0.73%) Subversion
3 20 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 20 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.46%) Hudson
5 12 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.33%) Moq
7 9 (0.30%) Metasploit
8 5 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.099%) Emacs
11 2 (0.066%) WebLOAD
12 1 (0.033%) Selenium
12 1 (0.033%) Rational Rose
12 1 (0.033%) MSI
12 1 (0.033%) NUnit
12 1 (0.033%) AppScan
12 1 (0.033%) Maven
12 1 (0.033%) Ant
General
1 524 (17.34%) Finance
2 241 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 98 (3.24%) Banking
4 71 (2.35%) Law
5 70 (2.32%) Advertising
6 62 (2.05%) Legal
7 60 (1.99%) Marketing
8 55 (1.82%) Retail
9 39 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.83%) Games
12 22 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 14 (0.46%) Back Office
14 10 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.23%) Local Government
16 5 (0.17%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.17%) Front Office
17 4 (0.13%) Automotive
18 3 (0.099%) Billing
Job Titles
1 941 (31.14%) Network Engineer
2 553 (18.30%) Security Engineer
3 429 (14.20%) Network Security Engineer
4 418 (13.83%) Analyst
5 413 (13.67%) Consultant
6 281 (9.30%) Security Analyst
7 214 (7.08%) Network Consultant
8 189 (6.25%) Security Consultant
9 186 (6.15%) Network Analyst
10 174 (5.76%) Architect
11 164 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
12 146 (4.83%) Network Security Analyst
13 129 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 121 (4.00%) Security Specialist
15 114 (3.77%) Network Security Consultant
16 111 (3.67%) Administrator
17 98 (3.24%) Network Specialist
18 86 (2.85%) Network Architect
19 84 (2.78%) Network Security Specialist
20 81 (2.68%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (1.89%) Web Services
2 31 (1.03%) .NET
3 29 (0.96%) Middleware
4 27 (0.89%) SOAP
4 27 (0.89%) REST
5 19 (0.63%) XML
5 19 (0.63%) HTML
6 15 (0.50%) LAMP
7 14 (0.46%) J2EE
8 12 (0.40%) STL
8 12 (0.40%) WCF
9 11 (0.36%) OAuth
10 10 (0.33%) LINQ
10 10 (0.33%) NHibernate
10 10 (0.33%) SAML
10 10 (0.33%) COM
10 10 (0.33%) JMS
11 9 (0.30%) Regular Expression
11 9 (0.30%) HTML5
12 7 (0.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 176 (5.82%) Management Information System
2 164 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 61 (2.02%) Blackberry
5 49 (1.62%) PKI
6 46 (1.52%) Clustering
7 43 (1.42%) Open Source
8 39 (1.29%) Fat Client
8 39 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
8 39 (1.29%) Thin Client
9 33 (1.09%) Hedge funds
10 28 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 28 (0.93%) IPTV
11 25 (0.83%) Replication
11 25 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
11 25 (0.83%) User Experience
12 24 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 24 (0.79%) Cryptography
13 20 (0.66%) CESG
14 19 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 724 (23.96%) Windows
2 447 (14.79%) Linux
3 197 (6.52%) UNIX
4 143 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (2.15%) Windows 7
7 54 (1.79%) CentOS
8 46 (1.52%) Solaris
9 32 (1.06%) Debian
10 31 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 27 (0.89%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.66%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.50%) Android
14 13 (0.43%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.30%) zOS
16 7 (0.23%) OpenBSD
16 7 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (17.77%) ITIL
2 421 (13.93%) Information Security
3 265 (8.77%) Load Balancing
4 230 (7.61%) Project Management
5 227 (7.51%) Network Design
6 216 (7.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 209 (6.92%) SIEM
8 179 (5.92%) Network Monitoring
9 175 (5.79%) Penetration Testing
10 159 (5.26%) Migration
11 157 (5.20%) Kalman Filter
12 153 (5.06%) Cyber Security
12 153 (5.06%) Network Management
13 150 (4.96%) Security Architecture
14 144 (4.77%) Incident Management
15 140 (4.63%) Change Management
16 134 (4.43%) Network Architecture
16 134 (4.43%) Mentoring
17 127 (4.20%) E-Commerce
18 115 (3.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 206 (6.82%) SQL
2 93 (3.08%) Perl
3 86 (2.85%) Python
4 76 (2.51%) Java
5 68 (2.25%) PowerShell
6 62 (2.05%) Bash Shell
7 57 (1.89%) PHP
8 49 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 48 (1.59%) Ruby
10 38 (1.26%) C
11 26 (0.86%) C++
12 20 (0.66%) C#
13 14 (0.46%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.17%) Tcl
15 4 (0.13%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.13%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.13%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.13%) Groovy
16 3 (0.099%) Jython
16 3 (0.099%) VB
Qualifications
1 1284 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
2 931 (30.81%) CCNP
3 515 (17.04%) CCNA
4 435 (14.39%) Degree
5 315 (10.42%) CISSP
6 308 (10.19%) CCIE
7 241 (7.97%) Security Cleared
8 235 (7.78%) CCSE
9 203 (6.72%) CCSA
10 158 (5.23%) SC Cleared
11 117 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
12 112 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 109 (3.61%) CCDP
14 108 (3.57%) CCSP
15 104 (3.44%) CISM
16 67 (2.22%) JNCIA
17 64 (2.12%) MCSE
18 62 (2.05%) JNCIS
19 51 (1.69%) CEH
20 45 (1.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (9.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 177 (5.86%) PCI DSS
3 83 (2.75%) SLA
4 56 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 40 (1.32%) COBIT
6 33 (1.09%) QA
7 13 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.23%) BS7799
9 5 (0.17%) BS25999
10 4 (0.13%) JTAG
11 3 (0.099%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.033%) COSO
12 1 (0.033%) GPG13
12 1 (0.033%) JSP 440
System Software
1 383 (12.67%) Active Directory
2 329 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 53 (1.75%) vSphere
5 51 (1.69%) XenServer
6 46 (1.52%) XenApp
6 46 (1.52%) Snort
7 28 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.86%) Xen
9 23 (0.76%) Samba
10 22 (0.73%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.60%) Postfix
11 18 (0.60%) ProxySG
12 15 (0.50%) VMware ESX
13 14 (0.46%) Varnish
13 14 (0.46%) KVM
14 13 (0.43%) NFS
14 13 (0.43%) ISA Server
14 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 55 (1.82%) SCCM
2 53 (1.75%) Puppet
3 52 (1.72%) FortiGate
4 50 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 43 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 36 (1.19%) Nagios
7 34 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
8 27 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (0.86%) Nessus
10 23 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
11 22 (0.73%) SCOM
11 22 (0.73%) Cacti
12 19 (0.63%) ZABBIX
13 17 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
13 17 (0.56%) Salt
14 16 (0.53%) ARCserve
15 15 (0.50%) Backup Exec
16 14 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
17 12 (0.40%) SCVMM
17 12 (0.40%) logstash
Vendors
1 1758 (58.17%) Cisco
2 939 (31.07%) CheckPoint
3 676 (22.37%) Juniper
4 538 (17.80%) Microsoft
5 475 (15.72%) F5
6 450 (14.89%) VMware
7 308 (10.19%) Citrix
8 285 (9.43%) HP
9 225 (7.45%) Blue Coat
10 134 (4.43%) Fortinet
11 127 (4.20%) SolarWinds
12 116 (3.84%) McAfee
13 100 (3.31%) Avaya
14 90 (2.98%) Symantec
15 82 (2.71%) NetApp
16 72 (2.38%) Oracle
16 72 (2.38%) Websense
17 71 (2.35%) Brocade
18 67 (2.22%) Nokia
19 66 (2.18%) Dell
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