The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 175 192 158
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 337 297 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 1.34% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.44% 6.51% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 235 232 330
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,975 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Network Security
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4531 4560 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.75% 20.50% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3469 3535 4129
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Security
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Network Security Salary Trend in the South East

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in the South East

Network Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +17 135 £55,000 +15.78% 9
Surrey +24 56 £45,000 -2.17% 5
Hampshire -13 41 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 27 £42,500 -2.85% 2
East Sussex +2 23 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +22 20 £35,000 -3.44% 2
Kent -17 17 £47,500 +120.93% 1
Middlesex +11 8 £47,500 -26.92% 1
West Sussex +8 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Sussex - 1 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 432 (56.54%) Cisco
2 425 (55.63%) Firewall
3 335 (43.85%) Cisco Certification
4 256 (33.51%) Juniper
5 238 (31.15%) CheckPoint
6 233 (30.50%) CCNP
7 225 (29.45%) Windows
8 215 (28.14%) TCP/IP
9 214 (28.01%) WAN
10 192 (25.13%) VPN
11 170 (22.25%) Cisco ASA
12 165 (21.60%) BGP
13 159 (20.81%) F5
14 158 (20.68%) LAN
15 151 (19.76%) CCIE
16 148 (19.37%) Linux
17 138 (18.06%) ITIL
18 133 (17.41%) OSPF
19 126 (16.49%) DNS
20 125 (16.36%) Microsoft
21 120 (15.71%) Wireless
22 116 (15.18%) MPLS
23 111 (14.53%) HP
24 104 (13.61%) VMware
25 99 (12.96%) IPsec
26 95 (12.43%) CCNA
27 94 (12.30%) Degree
28 90 (11.78%) CISSP
29 88 (11.52%) Telecoms
29 88 (11.52%) CCSE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 33 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 22 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (2.23%) IIS
4 13 (1.70%) Apache
4 13 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.79%) nginx
8 5 (0.65%) Lync
9 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.39%) MediaWiki
10 3 (0.39%) Confluence
10 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.39%) WordPress
10 3 (0.39%) JBoss
11 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 84 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 43 (5.63%) MS Office
3 11 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) GoldMine
3 2 (0.26%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.19%) IaaS
2 21 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.92%) SaaS
5 7 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.92%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.39%) Office 365
7 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 425 (55.63%) Firewall
2 215 (28.14%) TCP/IP
3 214 (28.01%) WAN
4 192 (25.13%) VPN
5 170 (22.25%) Cisco ASA
6 165 (21.60%) BGP
7 158 (20.68%) LAN
8 133 (17.41%) OSPF
9 126 (16.49%) DNS
10 120 (15.71%) Wireless
11 116 (15.18%) MPLS
12 99 (12.96%) IPsec
13 87 (11.39%) SSL
14 81 (10.60%) Cisco Nexus
15 72 (9.42%) EIGRP
16 71 (9.29%) DHCP
17 60 (7.85%) VLAN
18 56 (7.33%) SAN
19 54 (7.07%) VoIP
20 42 (5.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.40%) MySQL
3 16 (2.09%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.52%) Big Data
8 4 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.39%) DB2
10 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.26%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (2.23%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.70%) Moq
3 4 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.52%) Subversion
4 3 (0.39%) JIRA
4 3 (0.39%) Hudson
4 3 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 88 (11.52%) Telecoms
2 73 (9.55%) Finance
3 29 (3.80%) Marketing
4 19 (2.49%) Retail
5 17 (2.23%) Banking
5 17 (2.23%) Legal
6 11 (1.44%) Advertising
7 8 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.52%) Automotive
9 4 (0.52%) Law
10 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.26%) Billing
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Back Office
11 2 (0.26%) German Language
11 2 (0.26%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 230 (30.10%) Network Engineer
2 139 (18.19%) Security Engineer
3 137 (17.93%) Consultant
4 94 (12.30%) Network Security Engineer
5 70 (9.16%) Senior Network Engineer
6 68 (8.90%) Architect
7 67 (8.77%) Network Consultant
8 65 (8.51%) Security Consultant
9 41 (5.37%) Network Security Consultant
10 36 (4.71%) Network Architect
11 31 (4.06%) Analyst
12 28 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (3.53%) Security Architect
14 26 (3.40%) Support Engineer
15 25 (3.27%) Administrator
16 23 (3.01%) Security Analyst
17 21 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
18 20 (2.62%) Network Manager
18 20 (2.62%) Security Specialist
18 20 (2.62%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.62%) .NET
2 19 (2.49%) XML
2 19 (2.49%) SOAP
3 18 (2.36%) REST
4 17 (2.23%) WCF
5 14 (1.83%) STL
6 13 (1.70%) COM
6 13 (1.70%) LINQ
6 13 (1.70%) NHibernate
7 9 (1.18%) Regular Expression
8 8 (1.05%) HTML
9 6 (0.79%) LAMP
10 5 (0.65%) WPF
10 5 (0.65%) HTML5
11 4 (0.52%) Web Services
11 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.39%) Middleware
13 2 (0.26%) X-Windows
13 2 (0.26%) WinForms
13 2 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.02%) Management Information System
2 45 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.75%) Open Source
5 16 (2.09%) Client/Server
6 12 (1.57%) PKI
7 10 (1.31%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.05%) iPhone
9 8 (1.05%) CLARiiON
10 7 (0.92%) CESG
11 6 (0.79%) Clustering
11 6 (0.79%) iPad
11 6 (0.79%) Blog
11 6 (0.79%) User Experience
11 6 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.65%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.65%) Economics
12 5 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 225 (29.45%) Windows
2 148 (19.37%) Linux
3 58 (7.59%) UNIX
4 53 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.96%) Debian
8 13 (1.70%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.70%) CentOS
9 12 (1.57%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.65%) Solaris
12 5 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.39%) Android
13 3 (0.39%) AIX
14 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (18.06%) ITIL
2 86 (11.26%) Information Security
3 81 (10.60%) Project Management
4 68 (8.90%) Security Architecture
4 68 (8.90%) SIEM
5 67 (8.77%) Load Balancing
6 66 (8.64%) Network Design
7 59 (7.72%) PRINCE2
8 57 (7.46%) Network Monitoring
9 56 (7.33%) Penetration Testing
10 49 (6.41%) Cyber Security
10 49 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
11 47 (6.15%) Network Management
12 43 (5.63%) Vulnerability Management
13 39 (5.10%) Migration
14 38 (4.97%) Change Management
15 36 (4.71%) Mentoring
16 35 (4.58%) Network Architecture
17 31 (4.06%) Risk Management
18 27 (3.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (9.42%) SQL
2 37 (4.84%) Perl
3 32 (4.19%) Python
4 26 (3.40%) Ruby
5 24 (3.14%) Bash Shell
6 21 (2.75%) C++
7 20 (2.62%) Java
8 18 (2.36%) C#
9 15 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.83%) PowerShell
11 12 (1.57%) PHP
12 7 (0.92%) C
13 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.13%) Jython
Qualifications
1 335 (43.85%) Cisco Certification
2 233 (30.50%) CCNP
3 151 (19.76%) CCIE
4 95 (12.43%) CCNA
5 94 (12.30%) Degree
6 90 (11.78%) CISSP
7 88 (11.52%) CCSE
8 67 (8.77%) Security Cleared
9 43 (5.63%) SC Cleared
10 40 (5.24%) CCSA
11 33 (4.32%) CISM
12 32 (4.19%) CCDP
12 32 (4.19%) JNCIE
13 28 (3.66%) JNCIP
14 26 (3.40%) HP ASE
14 26 (3.40%) HP MASE
15 21 (2.75%) CCSP
15 21 (2.75%) CISA
16 19 (2.49%) GIAC
17 17 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (10.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (7.98%) PCI DSS
3 35 (4.58%) SLA
4 33 (4.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (2.49%) COBIT
6 15 (1.96%) QA
7 7 (0.92%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.65%) FISMA
9 3 (0.39%) HIPAA
System Software
1 66 (8.64%) Active Directory
1 66 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.62%) Hyper-V
3 17 (2.23%) vSphere
4 13 (1.70%) KVM
4 13 (1.70%) Xen
5 11 (1.44%) Snort
6 10 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.18%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.52%) Varnish
8 4 (0.52%) XenApp
9 3 (0.39%) XenServer
9 3 (0.39%) Samba
9 3 (0.39%) Firmware
9 3 (0.39%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.39%) Postfix
9 3 (0.39%) iptables
10 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.26%) vCloud
10 2 (0.26%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 27 (3.53%) Puppet
2 20 (2.62%) SCCM
3 12 (1.57%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.05%) ARCserve
5 7 (0.92%) Cacti
6 6 (0.79%) Nagios
7 5 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.65%) Legato
7 5 (0.65%) Salt
7 5 (0.65%) Icinga
7 5 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.52%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.52%) SCOM
9 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.39%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 432 (56.54%) Cisco
2 256 (33.51%) Juniper
3 238 (31.15%) CheckPoint
4 159 (20.81%) F5
5 125 (16.36%) Microsoft
6 111 (14.53%) HP
7 104 (13.61%) VMware
8 45 (5.89%) Blue Coat
9 40 (5.24%) Brocade
10 35 (4.58%) Citrix
11 29 (3.80%) Websense
11 29 (3.80%) Nokia
12 28 (3.66%) SolarWinds
13 26 (3.40%) Avaya
14 23 (3.01%) McAfee
15 22 (2.88%) Oracle
15 22 (2.88%) Fortinet
15 22 (2.88%) Veeam
16 21 (2.75%) CommVault
17 19 (2.49%) ServiceNow
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Middlesex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 85000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum to £55,000 plus 15% variable + excel
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £50k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Highly Competitive Salary + Car + Bonus + Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Horley
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 (OTE £80,000) + Company Private Medical Scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
Horley
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 Basic Salary + Bonuses (OTE £70,000) + Company Private Medical Scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 16 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago