The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 55 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 18 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.64% 1.49% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.95% 7.81% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 1
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% +8.95%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Network Security
Northamptonshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 128 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 13.91% 19.05% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 83 121 69
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Network Security
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Northampton

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Northampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 23 (88.46%) Web Services
2 21 (80.77%) E-Commerce
2 21 (80.77%) Information Security
3 17 (65.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (34.62%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 5 (19.23%) Firewall
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) UNIX
6 4 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) SOA
6 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) CCNP
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (7.69%) MPLS
8 2 (7.69%) OSPF
8 2 (7.69%) BCP
8 2 (7.69%) BGP
8 2 (7.69%) IPsec
8 2 (7.69%) Law
8 2 (7.69%) CCNA
8 2 (7.69%) LAN
8 2 (7.69%) PBX
8 2 (7.69%) VoIP
8 2 (7.69%) WAN
8 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
8 2 (7.69%) Linux

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) OSPF
3 2 (7.69%) BGP
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) PBX
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) IPsec
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.69%) HSRP
3 2 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Security Specialist
2 14 (53.85%) Information Security Specialist
2 14 (53.85%) Information Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) IT Security Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Information Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Kindle
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) E-Commerce
1 21 (80.77%) Information Security
2 17 (65.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (34.62%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) SOA
4 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.69%) BCP
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.54%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCDA
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) LPIC
3 1 (3.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Riverbed