The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 80 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.09% 0.75% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 3.55% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 14
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £68,750 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
Network Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
211 197 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.83% 21.09% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 183 145 200
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Gloucestershire region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Gloucester 0 4 £31,750 -38.04%
Cirencester - 4 £28,000 -
Cheltenham +3 3 £47,500 +47.28%
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) DNS
3 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (40.74%) LAN
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) WAN
6 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (33.33%) Office 365
7 8 (29.63%) VPN
7 8 (29.63%) Citrix
7 8 (29.63%) vSphere
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (22.22%) MS Office
9 6 (22.22%) SSL
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) Information Security
10 5 (18.52%) SaaS
10 5 (18.52%) PaaS
10 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
10 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco
10 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 5 (18.52%) VoIP
10 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) nginx
5 1 (3.70%) Confluence
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) SaaS
2 5 (18.52%) PaaS
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) LAN
3 9 (33.33%) WAN
4 8 (29.63%) VPN
5 6 (22.22%) SSL
6 5 (18.52%) VoIP
6 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) SMTP
7 3 (11.11%) DHCP
7 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 3 (11.11%) Wireless
8 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
8 2 (7.41%) IPv4
8 2 (7.41%) HTTP
9 1 (3.70%) LDAP
9 1 (3.70%) IPv6
9 1 (3.70%) OSPF
9 1 (3.70%) BGP
9 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Wiki
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (22.22%) Information Security
3 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.11%) SIEM
5 3 (11.11%) Server Building
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Business Development
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) CISSP
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (29.63%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) Postfix
4 2 (7.41%) Snort
5 1 (3.70%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) iptables
5 1 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nmap
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Apple
5 3 (11.11%) McAfee
5 3 (11.11%) Qualys
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) 3Com
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Splunk