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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank - 71 63
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.61% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.78% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £45,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
85 144 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.96% 21.79% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 63 129 142
Average salary £28,250 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.09% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Matrix Management