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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 66 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.56% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 6.35% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
122 63 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.89% 8.43% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 108 53 131
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

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

Network Security Salary Histogram in Oxford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (35.71%) Computer Security
3 5 (35.71%) Games
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) VoIP
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (21.43%) Lync
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) CCDP
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) IIS
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Finance

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) BGP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.14%) H.323
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (35.71%) Games
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Network Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Security
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCDP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
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