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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 30 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 0 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.16% - 6.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.25% - 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 25
Average salary £51,500 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
59 75 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.70% 19.63% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 110
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 27 February 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon S3
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) Ruby
5 3 (27.27%) CFEngine
5 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon S3
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (9.09%) VPLS
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
1 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 1 (9.09%) Campaign Management
3 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VCP4
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) SSCP
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) CFEngine
2 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle