The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 63 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.53% 1.44% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.16% 7.52% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 2
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -39.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Network Security
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 133 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.67% 19.19% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 122 121 104
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 11 £32,500 -2.98%
Network Security
East Midlands

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 14 (60.87%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
2 13 (56.52%) E-Commerce
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) Open Source
4 6 (26.09%) Legal
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) NetApp
6 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) Dell
6 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) IIS
6 4 (17.39%) Mitel
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (17.39%) WatchGuard
6 4 (17.39%) SCCM
6 4 (17.39%) SCOM
6 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (17.39%) IIS
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Information Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Information Security Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) IT Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) E-Commerce
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
6 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) SIEM
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) SSCP
2 2 (8.70%) CISA
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
3 1 (4.35%) CCSA
3 1 (4.35%) CCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) NetApp
3 4 (17.39%) Dell
3 4 (17.39%) Mitel
3 4 (17.39%) WatchGuard
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Brocade
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) HP