The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank - 5 7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 0 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 16.67% 23.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 42.86% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Network Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 7 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 35.71% 38.89% 66.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 22
Average salary £75,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire