The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 89 85 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.11% 0.20% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.14% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -4.06%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 176 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.09% 17.32% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 85 166 94
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +27.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
Oxfordshire

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 16 April 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 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCDA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CCVP
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCDA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CCVP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (25.00%) F5