The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 77 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.51% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.60% 3.75% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £43,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Network Security
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 80 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.05% 12.72% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 76 57 78
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Network Security
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Network Security Salary Trend in the North East

Network Security
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -13 3 £60,000 +39.53%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) IGRP
2 3 (75.00%) TACACS
2 3 (75.00%) H.323
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) POP3
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) IKE
2 3 (75.00%) IPX
2 3 (75.00%) IPX/SPX
2 3 (75.00%) PPP
2 3 (75.00%) RIP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) IGRP
2 3 (75.00%) TACACS
2 3 (75.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Memcached
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) logstash
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat