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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 76 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.33% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 1.06% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £57,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
96 94 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.73% 12.58% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 79 91 109
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,900 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Oxford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
1 12 (63.16%) Pharmaceutical
1 12 (63.16%) Network Security Management
1 12 (63.16%) Data Security
1 12 (63.16%) Security Management
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
1 12 (63.16%) Security Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
2 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
2 4 (21.05%) QRadar
2 4 (21.05%) Splunk
2 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
2 4 (21.05%) SIEM
2 4 (21.05%) Trustwave
2 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
2 4 (21.05%) GCIA
2 4 (21.05%) GCIH
2 4 (21.05%) CEH
2 4 (21.05%) Intel Security
2 4 (21.05%) CISA
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) LAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
General
1 12 (63.16%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Data Manager
1 12 (63.16%) IT Manager
1 12 (63.16%) IT Security Manager
1 12 (63.16%) Security Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Principal Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Principal Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Principal Solutions Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Data Security
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
1 12 (63.16%) Network Security Management
1 12 (63.16%) Security Architecture
1 12 (63.16%) Security Management
2 4 (21.05%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) B2C
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CEH
1 4 (21.05%) CISA
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
1 4 (21.05%) GCIA
1 4 (21.05%) GCIH
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
1 4 (21.05%) Intel Security
1 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
1 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
1 4 (21.05%) Splunk
1 4 (21.05%) Trustwave
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco