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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 158 176 167
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 336 370 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.93% 1.76% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.00% 8.73% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 249 273 313
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
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
3733 4239 5074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.45% 20.12% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3005 3435 3724
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 98 £60,000 +14.28% 8
Surrey +65 84 £50,500 +6.31% 3
Hampshire -5 70 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Kent +25 23 £40,000 -4.76% 3
Oxfordshire -21 20 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Middlesex +20 13 £50,000 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire +9 13 £48,750 -7.14% 5
East Sussex +14 10 £50,000 -23.07% 1
West Sussex +11 2 - -
Sussex +6 2 £52,000 +30.00%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 398 (58.27%) Firewall
2 340 (49.78%) Cisco
3 269 (39.39%) Windows
4 236 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
5 175 (25.62%) DNS
5 175 (25.62%) CCNP
6 173 (25.33%) Linux
7 163 (23.87%) CheckPoint
8 160 (23.43%) Juniper
8 160 (23.43%) LAN
9 150 (21.96%) VPN
10 148 (21.67%) WAN
11 135 (19.77%) F5
12 134 (19.62%) CCNA
13 128 (18.74%) TCP/IP
13 128 (18.74%) Wireless
14 127 (18.59%) Security Cleared
15 122 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
16 120 (17.57%) Information Security
17 118 (17.28%) Microsoft
18 107 (15.67%) Active Directory
19 104 (15.23%) CISSP
20 100 (14.64%) MPLS
21 98 (14.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 97 (14.20%) Palo Alto
23 92 (13.47%) VMware
23 92 (13.47%) Telecoms
24 87 (12.74%) Data Centre
25 86 (12.59%) ITIL
26 85 (12.45%) SC Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (7.17%) MS Exchange
2 34 (4.98%) IIS
3 14 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.76%) Apache
5 10 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.88%) SAS
7 5 (0.73%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.44%) CMS
8 3 (0.44%) nginx
8 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.29%) WordPress
10 1 (0.15%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.05%) MS Office
3 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.59%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.64%) SaaS
2 16 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.20%) Office 365
4 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.44%) Route 53
5 3 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 398 (58.27%) Firewall
2 175 (25.62%) DNS
3 160 (23.43%) LAN
4 150 (21.96%) VPN
5 148 (21.67%) WAN
6 128 (18.74%) TCP/IP
6 128 (18.74%) Wireless
7 122 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
8 100 (14.64%) MPLS
9 81 (11.86%) OSPF
10 79 (11.57%) BGP
11 75 (10.98%) DHCP
12 59 (8.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 55 (8.05%) IPsec
14 48 (7.03%) VoIP
15 45 (6.59%) Intrusion Detection
16 44 (6.44%) HTTP
17 43 (6.30%) SSL
18 39 (5.71%) Internet
19 38 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.25%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.17%) MySQL
6 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.02%) Big Data
8 6 (0.88%) InfluxDB
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.29%) DB2
10 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.29%) Redis
10 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.73%) Android Studio
2 5 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.44%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.44%) Subversion
3 3 (0.44%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 92 (13.47%) Telecoms
2 65 (9.52%) Finance
3 19 (2.78%) Games
4 9 (1.32%) Back Office
4 9 (1.32%) Electronics
4 9 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.17%) Aerospace
6 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.88%) Marketing
7 5 (0.73%) Banking
8 4 (0.59%) Advertising
8 4 (0.59%) Billing
8 4 (0.59%) Military
9 3 (0.44%) Automotive
9 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.44%) Legal
9 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.29%) Retail
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (34.85%) Network Engineer
2 195 (28.55%) Security Engineer
3 123 (18.01%) Network Security Engineer
4 80 (11.71%) Analyst
5 68 (9.96%) Cisco Engineer
6 66 (9.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 64 (9.37%) Support Engineer
8 61 (8.93%) Security Analyst
9 50 (7.32%) Consultant
10 48 (7.03%) Architect
10 48 (7.03%) IT Engineer
11 42 (6.15%) Senior Network Engineer
12 39 (5.71%) IT Security Engineer
13 36 (5.27%) Security Consultant
14 32 (4.69%) Senior Security Engineer
15 31 (4.54%) Network Support
16 30 (4.39%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 29 (4.25%) Network Security Consultant
17 29 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
18 28 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.83%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.90%) .NET
3 10 (1.46%) Regular Expression
4 6 (0.88%) iBATIS
4 6 (0.88%) J2EE
4 6 (0.88%) Spring
5 5 (0.73%) CSS
5 5 (0.73%) ZeroMQ
6 4 (0.59%) Node.js
7 3 (0.44%) HTML
7 3 (0.44%) jQuery
7 3 (0.44%) LAMP
7 3 (0.44%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.44%) ODBC
8 2 (0.29%) CSS3
8 2 (0.29%) HTML5
8 2 (0.29%) Middleware
8 2 (0.29%) Sass
8 2 (0.29%) Web Services
9 1 (0.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 87 (12.74%) Data Centre
2 75 (10.98%) Management Information System
3 69 (10.10%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.39%) PKI
6 26 (3.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 23 (3.37%) Statistics
8 14 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.90%) CESG
9 13 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.32%) iPad
11 8 (1.17%) Cybercrime
12 7 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (0.88%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.88%) Cryptography
14 5 (0.73%) e-Health
14 5 (0.73%) e-Learning
14 5 (0.73%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 269 (39.39%) Windows
2 173 (25.33%) Linux
3 69 (10.10%) Windows Server
4 44 (6.44%) Unix
5 42 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (3.22%) Solaris
8 17 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (2.34%) CentOS
9 16 (2.34%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.05%) Windows 10
11 10 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.46%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.02%) Android
13 7 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (17.57%) Information Security
2 86 (12.59%) ITIL
3 78 (11.42%) Network Design
4 60 (8.78%) Presales
5 55 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
6 54 (7.91%) Network Monitoring
7 53 (7.76%) SIEM
8 46 (6.73%) Security Architecture
9 44 (6.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 38 (5.56%) Network Management
11 33 (4.83%) Vulnerability Management
12 32 (4.69%) Business Continuity
13 31 (4.54%) Risk Management
14 29 (4.25%) Root Cause Analysis
15 28 (4.10%) Change Management
16 27 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
16 27 (3.95%) Penetration Testing
17 25 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
17 25 (3.66%) Network Architecture
17 25 (3.66%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 46 (6.73%) C
2 25 (3.66%) SQL
3 19 (2.78%) Java
4 14 (2.05%) C++
5 12 (1.76%) Python
6 7 (1.02%) PHP
6 7 (1.02%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.73%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.73%) Perl
8 5 (0.73%) Ruby
9 4 (0.59%) C#
10 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 236 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (25.62%) CCNP
3 134 (19.62%) CCNA
4 127 (18.59%) Security Cleared
5 104 (15.23%) CISSP
6 85 (12.45%) SC Cleared
7 84 (12.30%) Degree
8 55 (8.05%) CEH
9 45 (6.59%) CCIE
10 33 (4.83%) CCSE
11 31 (4.54%) CISA
11 31 (4.54%) DV Cleared
12 30 (4.39%) JNCIP
13 21 (3.07%) CompTIA Security+
13 21 (3.07%) JNCIS
13 21 (3.07%) Security+ Certification
14 20 (2.93%) CISM
15 18 (2.64%) GSEC
15 18 (2.64%) JNCIA
16 15 (2.20%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (14.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (5.12%) SLA
3 30 (4.39%) PCI DSS
4 19 (2.78%) FISMA
5 18 (2.64%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.73%) RMADS
7 4 (0.59%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.44%) QA
8 3 (0.44%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) COSO
10 1 (0.15%) GPG13
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 107 (15.67%) Active Directory
2 63 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.51%) vSphere
4 21 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.20%) Snort
6 12 (1.76%) Firmware
7 11 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (1.32%) ProxySG
9 7 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.59%) Docker
11 4 (0.59%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.44%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.15%) iptables
13 1 (0.15%) KVM
13 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.15%) Xen
13 1 (0.15%) XenApp
13 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (7.32%) Nessus
2 30 (4.39%) SCCM
3 22 (3.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (2.20%) Cisco Prime
5 14 (2.05%) FortiGate
6 13 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 10 (1.46%) AirWatch
8 9 (1.32%) Tivoli
9 8 (1.17%) Nagios
10 7 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (0.88%) Cacti
11 6 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.88%) Puppet
11 6 (0.88%) SmokePing
11 6 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (0.73%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.44%) Ansible
13 3 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.44%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 340 (49.78%) Cisco
2 163 (23.87%) CheckPoint
3 160 (23.43%) Juniper
4 135 (19.77%) F5
5 118 (17.28%) Microsoft
6 97 (14.20%) Palo Alto
7 92 (13.47%) VMware
8 48 (7.03%) Blue Coat
9 35 (5.12%) Fortinet
10 31 (4.54%) HP
11 26 (3.81%) SolarWinds
12 23 (3.37%) Aruba
13 22 (3.22%) Symantec
14 21 (3.07%) Intel Security
14 21 (3.07%) LogRhythm
15 19 (2.78%) Citrix
16 17 (2.49%) EMC
17 16 (2.34%) Intel
17 16 (2.34%) Mitel
17 16 (2.34%) Stonesoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car allow, + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Benefits including Gym and Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + on call bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + car bens etc
Posted: Yesterday
Whitchurch, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 Per Annum 33-36K + On call allowance + Overtime + Bene
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago