The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 45 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.62% 1.31% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 3.33% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Average salary £87,750 £41,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.44% -40.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £79,950 £41,500 £60,100
10% offered a salary of more than £95,550 £56,300 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 120 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.96% 39.22% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 105 72
Average salary £36,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.21% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Network Security
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Middlesex

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (58.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (33.33%) Campaign Management
3 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (33.33%) Business Development
3 4 (33.33%) VPLS
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) VPLS
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) SNMP
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Business Development Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Advisor
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Development
1 4 (33.33%) Campaign Management
1 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
2 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle