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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 160 184 172
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 382 348 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.07% 1.67% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 7.80% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 282 269 287
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £34,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.68%
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
3666 4461 4976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.91% 21.42% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2985 3551 3781
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +29 130 £55,000 +7.31% 15
Hampshire -4 74 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Surrey +9 67 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Buckinghamshire +33 31 £62,500 +19.04% 7
Kent +33 29 £42,500 +1.19% 3
East Sussex +14 17 £42,500 -
West Sussex -11 13 £31,250 -21.87% 1
Oxfordshire -30 12 £47,000 -1.05% 5
Middlesex +10 6 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 484 (61.42%) Firewall
2 414 (52.54%) Cisco
3 295 (37.44%) Cisco Certification
4 278 (35.28%) Windows
5 222 (28.17%) CCNP
6 209 (26.52%) Linux
7 199 (25.25%) LAN
8 192 (24.37%) WAN
9 185 (23.48%) VPN
10 184 (23.35%) CheckPoint
11 183 (23.22%) Cisco ASA
12 173 (21.95%) Juniper
13 172 (21.83%) F5
14 159 (20.18%) DNS
15 150 (19.04%) CCNA
16 143 (18.15%) Microsoft
17 140 (17.77%) Wireless
17 140 (17.77%) Information Security
18 132 (16.75%) VMware
19 125 (15.86%) TCP/IP
20 119 (15.10%) Security Cleared
21 112 (14.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 111 (14.09%) MPLS
23 109 (13.83%) ITIL
24 107 (13.58%) Data Centre
25 106 (13.45%) Telecoms
26 102 (12.94%) Palo Alto
27 97 (12.31%) CISSP
28 94 (11.93%) Finance
28 94 (11.93%) Cisco Nexus

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 71 (9.01%) MS Exchange
2 46 (5.84%) IIS
3 15 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.76%) SAS
8 5 (0.63%) Apache
8 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.51%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.38%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.38%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.25%) WordPress
12 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.13%) Site Server
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 75 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.92%) MS Office
3 7 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.76%) Maple
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.81%) Office 365
2 22 (2.79%) SaaS
3 14 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.51%) IaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 484 (61.42%) Firewall
2 199 (25.25%) LAN
3 192 (24.37%) WAN
4 185 (23.48%) VPN
5 183 (23.22%) Cisco ASA
6 159 (20.18%) DNS
7 140 (17.77%) Wireless
8 125 (15.86%) TCP/IP
9 111 (14.09%) MPLS
10 94 (11.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 86 (10.91%) VoIP
12 83 (10.53%) OSPF
13 80 (10.15%) BGP
14 76 (9.64%) SSL
15 69 (8.76%) DHCP
16 61 (7.74%) Intrusion Detection
17 57 (7.23%) Cisco PIX
18 55 (6.98%) IPsec
19 51 (6.47%) Internet
20 47 (5.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.92%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.02%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.89%) MySQL
5 7 (0.89%) Redis
5 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.76%) Big Data
6 6 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.51%) DB2
7 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.13%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.13%) MSI
4 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 106 (13.45%) Telecoms
2 94 (11.93%) Finance
3 16 (2.03%) Electronics
3 16 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 13 (1.65%) Games
5 11 (1.40%) Aerospace
5 11 (1.40%) Back Office
5 11 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.27%) Banking
7 9 (1.14%) Marketing
8 8 (1.02%) Legal
9 4 (0.51%) Billing
9 4 (0.51%) Military
10 3 (0.38%) Advertising
10 3 (0.38%) Automotive
10 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.38%) Retail
11 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 302 (38.32%) Network Engineer
2 238 (30.20%) Security Engineer
3 166 (21.07%) Network Security Engineer
4 116 (14.72%) Cisco Engineer
5 112 (14.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 89 (11.29%) Analyst
7 70 (8.88%) Consultant
8 67 (8.50%) Senior Network Engineer
9 64 (8.12%) Security Analyst
10 52 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
11 50 (6.35%) IT Engineer
12 46 (5.84%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 46 (5.84%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 45 (5.71%) Architect
13 45 (5.71%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 41 (5.20%) Support Engineer
15 40 (5.08%) Senior Security Engineer
16 39 (4.95%) IT Security Engineer
17 36 (4.57%) Security Consultant
18 35 (4.44%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.43%) 802.1X
2 17 (2.16%) .NET
3 11 (1.40%) HTML
3 11 (1.40%) Regular Expression
4 10 (1.27%) SOAP
5 9 (1.14%) Spring
6 8 (1.02%) EJB
6 8 (1.02%) HTML5
6 8 (1.02%) Java EE
6 8 (1.02%) JDBC
6 8 (1.02%) JSF
6 8 (1.02%) JSP
6 8 (1.02%) ODBC
6 8 (1.02%) XML
7 6 (0.76%) CSS
8 5 (0.63%) Node.js
8 5 (0.63%) ZeroMQ
9 3 (0.38%) jQuery
10 2 (0.25%) CSS3
10 2 (0.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.58%) Data Centre
2 72 (9.14%) Management Information System
3 61 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (7.36%) Computer Science
5 31 (3.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 23 (2.92%) PKI
7 21 (2.66%) Statistics
8 15 (1.90%) Cybercrime
9 13 (1.65%) CESG
9 13 (1.65%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.65%) EMC VNX
9 13 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.65%) NHS
10 10 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
11 9 (1.14%) Replication
11 9 (1.14%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.02%) Verilog
12 8 (1.02%) VHDL
13 7 (0.89%) Cryptography
13 7 (0.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 278 (35.28%) Windows
2 209 (26.52%) Linux
3 58 (7.36%) Windows Server
4 49 (6.22%) Unix
5 41 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (3.81%) CentOS
8 17 (2.16%) Solaris
9 13 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.40%) Android
11 11 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.27%) Windows 10
13 9 (1.14%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.02%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.89%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (17.77%) Information Security
2 109 (13.83%) ITIL
3 69 (8.76%) Presales
4 68 (8.63%) Cybersecurity
5 66 (8.38%) Network Design
5 66 (8.38%) Network Monitoring
6 64 (8.12%) SIEM
7 49 (6.22%) Security Architecture
8 47 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 39 (4.95%) Network Management
10 37 (4.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 35 (4.44%) Network Architecture
11 35 (4.44%) Project Management
12 34 (4.31%) Change Management
13 32 (4.06%) Penetration Testing
13 32 (4.06%) Vulnerability Management
14 29 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
15 28 (3.55%) Load Balancing
16 26 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (3.30%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (4.70%) C
2 34 (4.31%) SQL
3 22 (2.79%) Python
4 20 (2.54%) Java
5 18 (2.28%) C++
6 17 (2.16%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.27%) C#
8 8 (1.02%) R
9 7 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.89%) PHP
9 7 (0.89%) Ruby
10 6 (0.76%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.76%) MATLAB
10 6 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.63%) Perl
12 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 295 (37.44%) Cisco Certification
2 222 (28.17%) CCNP
3 150 (19.04%) CCNA
4 119 (15.10%) Security Cleared
5 97 (12.31%) CISSP
6 93 (11.80%) Degree
7 86 (10.91%) SC Cleared
8 65 (8.25%) CCIE
9 46 (5.84%) CCSE
10 44 (5.58%) CEH
11 31 (3.93%) JNCIP
12 26 (3.30%) DV Cleared
13 23 (2.92%) CCSA
13 23 (2.92%) CISM
14 22 (2.79%) CompTIA Security+
14 22 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (2.79%) Security+ Certification
15 21 (2.66%) CISA
15 21 (2.66%) JNCIS
15 21 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (14.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (4.57%) PCI DSS
3 35 (4.44%) SLA
4 20 (2.54%) ISO 9001
5 17 (2.16%) FISMA
5 17 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.27%) COBIT
7 5 (0.63%) RMADS
8 4 (0.51%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.38%) QA
9 3 (0.38%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.25%) COSO
11 1 (0.13%) GPG13
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 93 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 64 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (6.22%) vSphere
4 25 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.65%) Docker
5 13 (1.65%) Snort
6 10 (1.27%) Firmware
7 9 (1.14%) XenApp
8 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.63%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.38%) Xen
12 2 (0.25%) NDS
12 2 (0.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.25%) NFS
12 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.25%) Squid
12 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (4.57%) Nessus
2 29 (3.68%) SCCM
3 25 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
4 20 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 19 (2.41%) FortiGate
6 18 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.40%) Cisco UCCX
8 9 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 9 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (1.02%) Cacti
9 8 (1.02%) Puppet
9 8 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (0.89%) Cobbler
10 7 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.76%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.76%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.76%) Nagios
11 6 (0.76%) SmokePing
12 5 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 414 (52.54%) Cisco
2 184 (23.35%) CheckPoint
3 173 (21.95%) Juniper
4 172 (21.83%) F5
5 143 (18.15%) Microsoft
6 132 (16.75%) VMware
7 102 (12.94%) Palo Alto
8 60 (7.61%) Blue Coat
9 34 (4.31%) SolarWinds
10 33 (4.19%) Aruba
10 33 (4.19%) HP
10 33 (4.19%) Riverbed
11 32 (4.06%) EMC
12 29 (3.68%) Citrix
13 27 (3.43%) Fortinet
14 25 (3.17%) Red Hat
15 21 (2.66%) Intel Security
16 19 (2.41%) Symantec
17 18 (2.28%) Stonesoft
18 17 (2.16%) Avaya
Berkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
IQ Telecom
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Capita plc
Posted: 14 days ago
Reigate
Capita plc
Posted: 15 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 2 days remote
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Banbury
greywood
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
aap3
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago