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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 68 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 14 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.52% 1.28% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 7.55% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 4
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,100 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
104 159 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.28% 16.99% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 93 140 108
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 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 August 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 August 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 +6 13 £47,500 +26.66%
Network Security
East Midlands

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (85.71%) Web Services
2 22 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 22 (78.57%) Information Security
3 19 (67.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (35.71%) Open Source
5 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) UNIX
7 4 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (14.29%) SOA
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.71%) IPsec
8 3 (10.71%) MPLS
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) CCNP
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (10.71%) LAN
8 3 (10.71%) VoIP
8 3 (10.71%) WAN
9 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
9 2 (7.14%) PBX
9 2 (7.14%) Linux
9 2 (7.14%) CCNA
9 2 (7.14%) OSPF
9 2 (7.14%) BCP
9 2 (7.14%) BGP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) VoIP
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) IPsec
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.71%) MPLS
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) HSRP
4 2 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (7.14%) OSPF
4 2 (7.14%) BGP
4 2 (7.14%) PBX
5 1 (3.57%) PSTN
5 1 (3.57%) ADSL
5 1 (3.57%) ISDN
5 1 (3.57%) WLAN
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) MGCP
General
1 2 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Security Specialist
2 15 (53.57%) Information Security Specialist
2 15 (53.57%) Information Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Information Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Kindle
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) E-Commerce
1 22 (78.57%) Information Security
2 19 (67.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (35.71%) Open Source
4 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) BCP
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) CCNP
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCDA
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) LPIC
3 1 (3.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Riverbed