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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 81 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.91% 0.59% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 3.64% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 34
Average salary £55,000 £33,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.17% -33.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £29,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
146 165 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.32% 16.22% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 111 123 219
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £72,500
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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) CCNP
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) OSPF
3 7 (35.00%) BGP
4 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) CCDP
5 5 (25.00%) CCSA
5 5 (25.00%) CCSE
5 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) Network Management
6 4 (20.00%) MPLS
6 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) SNMP
7 3 (15.00%) SSL
7 3 (15.00%) CCIE
7 3 (15.00%) CCDA
7 3 (15.00%) CISSP
7 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) Network Design
7 3 (15.00%) RTSP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) OSPF
3 7 (35.00%) BGP
4 4 (20.00%) MPLS
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.00%) Multicast
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) RTSP
5 3 (15.00%) SSL
5 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (15.00%) SNMP
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) TACACS
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) IPsec
7 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Network Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) ICT Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) ICT Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNP
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCDP
2 5 (25.00%) CCSA
2 5 (25.00%) CCSE
3 3 (15.00%) CISSP
3 3 (15.00%) CCIE
3 3 (15.00%) CCDA
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp