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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 33 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 7 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.53% 1.10% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 3.64% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 14
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £61,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £73,750 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
51 110 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.41% 30.30% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39 92 137
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) Puppet
3 5 (33.33%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
4 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
4 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) CFEngine
5 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
3 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps
1 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) HND
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SSCP
3 1 (6.67%) GIAC
3 1 (6.67%) CCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCSE
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (13.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
3 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (20.00%) CFEngine
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 5 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) CA