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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 58 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.15% 1.42% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% 8.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
113 97 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.56% 17.23% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 104 91 75
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,150 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,800 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Northampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (50.00%) Web Services
1 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) NetApp
3 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Legal
3 6 (30.00%) Open Source
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (25.00%) VoIP
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Dell
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (20.00%) IIS
5 4 (20.00%) Mitel
5 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 4 (20.00%) SCCM
5 4 (20.00%) SCOM
5 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) UNIX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) VoIP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) SSCP
1 2 (10.00%) CISA
1 2 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CCSA
2 1 (5.00%) CCSE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) NetApp
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Dell
4 4 (20.00%) Mitel
4 4 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Aruba
6 1 (5.00%) Brocade
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint