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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 64 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.39% 1.26% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 6.20% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
101 129 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.46% 20.31% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 78 102 115
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 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 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) CEH
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) CSSLP
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) ISSAP
2 3 (42.86%) ISSEP
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Meraki
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) GREM
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
4 1 (14.29%) ECIH
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) ISDN
2 1 (14.29%) LLU
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) PPP
2 1 (14.29%) RIP
2 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) xDSL
General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Information Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CEH
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) CSSLP
2 3 (42.86%) ISSAP
2 3 (42.86%) ISSEP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) ECIH
3 1 (14.29%) GCFA
3 1 (14.29%) GCIH
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) GREM
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) F5
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
1 2 (28.57%) Meraki
2 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia
2 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk