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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 91 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.90% 1.19% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 7.54% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 12
Average salary £36,000 £41,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
178 199 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.57% 15.78% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 142 147 158
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 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 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) CCSA
5 6 (28.57%) CCSE
5 6 (28.57%) DNS
5 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
5 6 (28.57%) CCDP
5 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) HP
5 6 (28.57%) CCNP
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
6 5 (23.81%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 5 (23.81%) OSPF
6 5 (23.81%) McAfee
6 5 (23.81%) BGP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 5 (23.81%) OSPF
3 5 (23.81%) BGP
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.76%) IPsec
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Network Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) Network Management
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) People Management
4 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNP
1 6 (28.57%) CCDP
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (28.57%) CCSA
1 6 (28.57%) CCSE
2 3 (14.29%) SSCP
2 3 (14.29%) CISA
2 3 (14.29%) CISM
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.76%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) McAfee
4 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.76%) Brocade
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp