The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 8 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 20.00% 4.48% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 7.69% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -4.59%
Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 45.00% 58.21% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 31
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Network Security
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the M4 Corridor region.

Network Security Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 8 (72.73%) MPLS
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
1 8 (72.73%) Digital Media
2 7 (63.64%) Unified Communications
3 6 (54.55%) Network Management
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) PMP
3 6 (54.55%) PMI Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
6 3 (27.27%) Snort
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) CCSA
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
7 2 (18.18%) SIEM
7 2 (18.18%) Q1 Labs
7 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) McAfee
7 2 (18.18%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) C
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) Unified Communications
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (9.09%) FWSM
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Digital Media
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
1 6 (54.55%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) BPMN
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) PMP
1 6 (54.55%) PMI Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCSA
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCSP
3 1 (9.09%) CCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
3 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
3 2 (18.18%) Q1 Labs
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) F5