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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 37 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.95% 0.84% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.66% 1.75% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
79 171 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.30% 47.90% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70 58 85
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £67,500 £60,000
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 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (21.43%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Business Development
6 3 (21.43%) VPLS
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Campaign Management
6 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) VPLS
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Business Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Development Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Security Advisor
5 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) CRM
1 3 (21.43%) Business Development
1 3 (21.43%) Campaign Management
1 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) VMware