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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 67 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.72% 1.68% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 8.65% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 9
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
154 104 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 27.60% 19.37% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 88 100 82
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
1 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Legal
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) ISSAP
4 3 (33.33%) ISSEP
4 3 (33.33%) CEH
4 3 (33.33%) CSSLP
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Meraki
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Nokia
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) DSL
6 1 (11.11%) L2TP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) ADSL
2 1 (11.11%) ATM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) ISDN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) LLU
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) PPP
2 1 (11.11%) RIP
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Information Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
1 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CEH
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) CSSLP
1 3 (33.33%) ISSAP
1 3 (33.33%) ISSEP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) F5
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) Meraki
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
2 1 (11.11%) VMware