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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 82 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 0.25% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.57% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Average salary - £52,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
86 127 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.86% 15.70% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 84 112 180
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -15.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,769 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 January 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Service Management
3 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Business Development
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) BT
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) WLAN
7 1 (10.00%) MCP
7 1 (10.00%) MCSE
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (50.00%) Business Development
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) BT
2 2 (20.00%) ProCurve