The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank - 67 41
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 0.26% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.89% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £80,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +86.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
Network Security
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 53 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.43% 13.77% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 43 49 55
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Network Security
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Portsmouth region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) X.400
2 4 (66.67%) CESG
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) DMZ
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) Ciena
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) B2B

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DMZ
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) X.400
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Ciena
3 1 (16.67%) Dell