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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 175 177 221
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +44
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 349 358 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 1.71% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.73% 7.74% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 262 243 196
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,850 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
4000 4627 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.79% 22.17% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3391 3566 3384
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -21 132 £58,750 +2.17% 14
Hampshire +68 76 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Surrey +13 58 £45,000 - 14
Oxfordshire +13 33 £52,500 +50.00% 2
East Sussex +4 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Kent +3 11 £57,500 +9.52%
Buckinghamshire -18 10 £38,500 -9.41% 3
Middlesex +9 2 £33,500 -34.95%
West Sussex -5 2 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 381 (54.66%) Firewall
2 326 (46.77%) Cisco
3 268 (38.45%) Cisco Certification
4 229 (32.86%) Windows
5 194 (27.83%) CCNP
6 160 (22.96%) WAN
6 160 (22.96%) Linux
7 158 (22.67%) CheckPoint
8 142 (20.37%) Information Security
9 139 (19.94%) Juniper
9 139 (19.94%) Cisco ASA
10 135 (19.37%) LAN
11 133 (19.08%) F5
12 129 (18.51%) TCP/IP
13 122 (17.50%) Data Centre
14 121 (17.36%) Degree
15 118 (16.93%) VMware
16 117 (16.79%) Telecoms
17 113 (16.21%) VPN
18 112 (16.07%) CISSP
19 108 (15.49%) ITIL
20 106 (15.21%) Active Directory
21 105 (15.06%) CCNA
22 102 (14.63%) CCIE
22 102 (14.63%) Presales
23 101 (14.49%) Wireless
23 101 (14.49%) Finance
24 97 (13.92%) Security Cleared
25 92 (13.20%) DNS
26 87 (12.48%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 17 (2.44%) IIS
3 11 (1.58%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.00%) IBM Domino
5 6 (0.86%) Apache
6 5 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.57%) SAS
8 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.43%) Smallworld
8 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 48 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.73%) MS Office
3 7 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Maple
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Adaptiv
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.16%) SaaS
2 19 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.43%) Office 365
5 9 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.00%) IaaS
6 7 (1.00%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 381 (54.66%) Firewall
2 160 (22.96%) WAN
3 139 (19.94%) Cisco ASA
4 135 (19.37%) LAN
5 129 (18.51%) TCP/IP
6 113 (16.21%) VPN
7 101 (14.49%) Wireless
8 92 (13.20%) DNS
9 79 (11.33%) Internet
10 75 (10.76%) MPLS
11 66 (9.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 64 (9.18%) Intrusion Detection
12 64 (9.18%) SAN
13 59 (8.46%) VoIP
14 56 (8.03%) BGP
15 46 (6.60%) SSL
16 41 (5.88%) OSPF
17 36 (5.16%) Ethernet
17 36 (5.16%) Wi-Fi
18 35 (5.02%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.73%) MySQL
3 17 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.01%) DB2
4 14 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (3.87%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.58%) Metasploit
5 10 (1.43%) Bower
5 10 (1.43%) Grunt
5 10 (1.43%) gulp
5 10 (1.43%) Jasmine
5 10 (1.43%) Moq
5 10 (1.43%) NUnit
5 10 (1.43%) Selenium
6 6 (0.86%) JIRA
7 2 (0.29%) ANTLR
7 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 117 (16.79%) Telecoms
2 101 (14.49%) Finance
3 30 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (2.58%) Marketing
5 17 (2.44%) Retail
6 14 (2.01%) Legal
7 13 (1.87%) Electronics
8 10 (1.43%) Billing
8 10 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.00%) Law
10 5 (0.72%) Advertising
10 5 (0.72%) Banking
10 5 (0.72%) Brand Awareness
11 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.43%) Back Office
12 3 (0.43%) Local Government
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 196 (28.12%) Network Engineer
2 177 (25.39%) Security Engineer
3 103 (14.78%) Network Security Engineer
4 77 (11.05%) Architect
5 73 (10.47%) Consultant
6 63 (9.04%) Analyst
7 49 (7.03%) Security Analyst
8 48 (6.89%) Cisco Engineer
9 46 (6.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 45 (6.46%) Security Consultant
11 43 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
11 43 (6.17%) Support Engineer
12 38 (5.45%) IT Engineer
13 37 (5.31%) Network Analyst
14 35 (5.02%) Network Support
14 35 (5.02%) Security Manager
15 33 (4.73%) Network Security Consultant
16 32 (4.59%) Network Security Analyst
17 31 (4.45%) Developer
18 30 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.45%) .NET
2 23 (3.30%) WCF
3 18 (2.58%) HTML
4 16 (2.30%) XML
5 15 (2.15%) CSS
5 15 (2.15%) HTML5
6 14 (2.01%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (2.01%) COM
6 14 (2.01%) RESTful
6 14 (2.01%) SOAP
7 13 (1.87%) LINQ
7 13 (1.87%) NHibernate
7 13 (1.87%) REST
7 13 (1.87%) STL
8 12 (1.72%) Web Services
9 10 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.43%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.43%) Entity Framework
10 6 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 72 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (8.03%) Management Information System
4 41 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 29 (4.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 19 (2.73%) Replication
7 17 (2.44%) PKI
8 15 (2.15%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (1.87%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.72%) CESG
11 12 (1.72%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.29%) IVR
14 8 (1.15%) Data Integration
14 8 (1.15%) Robotics
15 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.86%) Cyber Attack
16 5 (0.72%) Device Driver
16 5 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 229 (32.86%) Windows
2 160 (22.96%) Linux
3 68 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 59 (8.46%) Unix
5 38 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.15%) CentOS
7 15 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.58%) Android
8 11 (1.58%) Solaris
9 9 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.15%) Debian
10 8 (1.15%) Fedora
10 8 (1.15%) VxWorks
10 8 (1.15%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.72%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (20.37%) Information Security
2 108 (15.49%) ITIL
3 102 (14.63%) Presales
4 72 (10.33%) Cybersecurity
5 55 (7.89%) Network Design
6 54 (7.75%) SIEM
7 53 (7.60%) Network Monitoring
8 45 (6.46%) Load Balancing
9 42 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (5.74%) Project Management
11 39 (5.60%) Security Architecture
11 39 (5.60%) Software Engineering
12 34 (4.88%) Change Management
13 33 (4.73%) Security Management
14 31 (4.45%) Penetration Testing
15 30 (4.30%) Product Management
16 28 (4.02%) Migration
17 27 (3.87%) Kalman Filter
17 27 (3.87%) Service Delivery
18 26 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (7.17%) Python
2 48 (6.89%) C
3 38 (5.45%) C#
4 37 (5.31%) C++
5 28 (4.02%) Perl
6 26 (3.73%) SQL
7 24 (3.44%) Java
8 20 (2.87%) PowerShell
9 16 (2.30%) PHP
10 14 (2.01%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.72%) Ruby
12 11 (1.58%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.86%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.43%) VBA
15 2 (0.29%) Prolog
15 2 (0.29%) Tcl
16 1 (0.14%) COBOL
16 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 268 (38.45%) Cisco Certification
2 194 (27.83%) CCNP
3 121 (17.36%) Degree
4 112 (16.07%) CISSP
5 105 (15.06%) CCNA
6 102 (14.63%) CCIE
7 97 (13.92%) Security Cleared
8 67 (9.61%) SC Cleared
9 64 (9.18%) CEH
10 41 (5.88%) CISA
11 36 (5.16%) DV Cleared
12 30 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (3.16%) CCSE
15 21 (3.01%) GSEC
16 20 (2.87%) CCDA
17 19 (2.73%) GIAC
18 17 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
19 16 (2.30%) CCDP
20 14 (2.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (3.44%) PCI DSS
3 23 (3.30%) SLA
4 14 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.72%) COBIT
5 12 (1.72%) FISMA
6 7 (1.00%) COSO
7 4 (0.57%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.29%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 106 (15.21%) Active Directory
2 86 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.16%) vSphere
5 9 (1.29%) NFS
5 9 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.86%) KVM
6 6 (0.86%) XenApp
7 5 (0.72%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.57%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.57%) NDS
8 4 (0.57%) Novell eDirectory
8 4 (0.57%) Squid
8 4 (0.57%) vCloud
8 4 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.43%) Firmware
9 3 (0.43%) UAG
10 2 (0.29%) Docker
10 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 22 (3.16%) Nessus
2 20 (2.87%) Nmap
3 19 (2.73%) SCCM
4 13 (1.87%) QRadar
5 12 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
5 12 (1.72%) CiscoWorks
6 11 (1.58%) Endace
6 11 (1.58%) SCOrch
7 9 (1.29%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.29%) Nagios
8 7 (1.00%) Puppet
9 6 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.86%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.86%) Rundeck
9 6 (0.86%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.43%) SCOM
11 3 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 326 (46.77%) Cisco
2 158 (22.67%) CheckPoint
3 139 (19.94%) Juniper
4 133 (19.08%) F5
5 118 (16.93%) VMware
6 87 (12.48%) Microsoft
6 87 (12.48%) Palo Alto
7 54 (7.75%) Blue Coat
8 51 (7.32%) HP
9 49 (7.03%) SolarWinds
10 29 (4.16%) ArcSight
11 28 (4.02%) Intel Security
12 27 (3.87%) Fortinet
13 26 (3.73%) Citrix
13 26 (3.73%) LogRhythm
14 25 (3.59%) Forcepoint
15 24 (3.44%) Riverbed
16 20 (2.87%) EMC
17 19 (2.73%) NetApp
18 18 (2.58%) Oracle
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 15K OTE, Car Allow and package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
IO Associates
Salary: Very competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + On-call allowance + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Imperative People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Thorn SDS
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Click IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + On Call + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefnica
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + See below
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
aap3
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago