The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 77 75 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 1.02% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 7.46% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 5
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Network Security
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 134 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.88% 13.67% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80 117 170
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Network Security
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Oxford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
3 5 (55.56%) Business Development
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) BT
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) WLAN
7 1 (11.11%) MCP
7 1 (11.11%) MCSE
7 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) Business Development
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) BT
2 2 (22.22%) ProCurve