The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 84 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.56% 0.54% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 3.53% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Network Security
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 170 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.42% 15.23% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 112 122 190
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,350 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) CCNP
4 6 (35.29%) CCDP
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) CCSA
4 6 (35.29%) CCSE
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) OSPF
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) DHCP
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Network Management
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
7 3 (17.65%) VLAN
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) McAfee

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) OSPF
3 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) VLAN
5 3 (17.65%) SAN
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Technician
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
1 4 (23.53%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) CCDP
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (35.29%) CCSA
1 6 (35.29%) CCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) McAfee
4 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp