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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 79 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.26% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 1.18% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
136 85 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 17.89% 9.41% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 113 78 161
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) BT
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) ProCurve