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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 160 177 155
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 367 354 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.01% 1.73% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.77% 8.26% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 264 280 322
Median salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +11.76%
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
3757 4286 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.58% 20.90% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3053 3432 3783
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 August 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 August 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 +8 113 £57,500 +9.52% 11
Hampshire +3 82 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Surrey +36 75 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Kent +25 26 £41,250 -1.19% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 21 £65,000 +23.80% 7
Oxfordshire -17 16 £60,000 +26.31% 4
East Sussex +12 11 £42,500 -26.08% 1
West Sussex -1 10 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Middlesex +16 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Sussex +2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 455 (60.91%) Firewall
2 388 (51.94%) Cisco
3 268 (35.88%) Cisco Certification
4 267 (35.74%) Windows
5 195 (26.10%) CCNP
6 190 (25.44%) LAN
7 184 (24.63%) Linux
8 178 (23.83%) CheckPoint
9 176 (23.56%) WAN
10 174 (23.29%) VPN
11 163 (21.82%) DNS
11 163 (21.82%) Juniper
12 158 (21.15%) F5
13 153 (20.48%) Cisco ASA
14 145 (19.41%) Wireless
15 142 (19.01%) CCNA
16 135 (18.07%) Microsoft
17 133 (17.80%) TCP/IP
18 124 (16.60%) Information Security
19 122 (16.33%) Security Cleared
20 119 (15.93%) VMware
21 116 (15.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 112 (14.99%) MPLS
23 105 (14.06%) CISSP
24 99 (13.25%) Active Directory
24 99 (13.25%) ITIL
25 97 (12.99%) Data Centre
26 92 (12.32%) Telecoms
27 91 (12.18%) Degree
27 91 (12.18%) Palo Alto

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 62 (8.30%) MS Exchange
2 44 (5.89%) IIS
3 12 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (1.34%) Apache
4 10 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.80%) SAS
5 6 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.54%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.40%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.27%) WordPress
9 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) nginx
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 70 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.81%) MS Office
3 7 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.54%) Maple
6 3 (0.40%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.08%) Office 365
2 22 (2.95%) SaaS
3 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.13%) Route 53
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 455 (60.91%) Firewall
2 190 (25.44%) LAN
3 176 (23.56%) WAN
4 174 (23.29%) VPN
5 163 (21.82%) DNS
6 153 (20.48%) Cisco ASA
7 145 (19.41%) Wireless
8 133 (17.80%) TCP/IP
9 112 (14.99%) MPLS
10 88 (11.78%) OSPF
11 85 (11.38%) BGP
12 83 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 75 (10.04%) DHCP
14 70 (9.37%) SSL
15 69 (9.24%) VoIP
16 56 (7.50%) IPsec
17 53 (7.10%) Cisco PIX
17 53 (7.10%) Intrusion Detection
18 45 (6.02%) HTTP
19 44 (5.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.37%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.94%) Big Data
6 7 (0.94%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.80%) MySQL
8 5 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.67%) Redis
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.27%) DB2
11 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.67%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.40%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.13%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.13%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 92 (12.32%) Telecoms
2 88 (11.78%) Finance
3 13 (1.74%) Electronics
3 13 (1.74%) Games
4 11 (1.47%) Back Office
4 11 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.20%) Banking
5 9 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (0.94%) Legal
7 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.67%) Billing
7 5 (0.67%) Marketing
8 4 (0.54%) Advertising
8 4 (0.54%) Military
9 3 (0.40%) Automotive
9 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.40%) Retail
10 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 279 (37.35%) Network Engineer
2 224 (29.99%) Security Engineer
3 152 (20.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 101 (13.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 98 (13.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 87 (11.65%) Analyst
7 70 (9.37%) Consultant
8 61 (8.17%) Security Analyst
9 54 (7.23%) Senior Network Engineer
10 53 (7.10%) Support Engineer
11 51 (6.83%) IT Engineer
12 46 (6.16%) Systems Engineer
13 43 (5.76%) Architect
14 42 (5.62%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 42 (5.62%) Security Consultant
15 41 (5.49%) IT Security Engineer
15 41 (5.49%) Senior Security Engineer
16 37 (4.95%) Network Consultant
17 35 (4.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 35 (4.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.15%) 802.1X
2 17 (2.28%) .NET
3 11 (1.47%) Regular Expression
4 9 (1.20%) Spring
5 8 (1.07%) HTML
5 8 (1.07%) ODBC
6 7 (0.94%) SOAP
7 6 (0.80%) CSS
7 6 (0.80%) HTML5
8 5 (0.67%) EJB
8 5 (0.67%) Java EE
8 5 (0.67%) JDBC
8 5 (0.67%) JSF
8 5 (0.67%) JSP
8 5 (0.67%) Node.js
8 5 (0.67%) XML
8 5 (0.67%) ZeroMQ
9 4 (0.54%) iBATIS
9 4 (0.54%) J2EE
10 3 (0.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 75 (10.04%) Management Information System
3 65 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 42 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 25 (3.35%) PKI
6 25 (3.35%) Statistics
7 13 (1.74%) CESG
7 13 (1.74%) Cybercrime
7 13 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.61%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.34%) EMC VNX
9 10 (1.34%) NHS
10 9 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.94%) Cryptography
12 6 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (0.67%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.67%) Verilog
13 5 (0.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 267 (35.74%) Windows
2 184 (24.63%) Linux
3 60 (8.03%) Windows Server
4 48 (6.43%) Unix
5 43 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (3.61%) CentOS
8 18 (2.41%) Solaris
9 17 (2.28%) Windows 7
9 17 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.74%) Windows 10
11 11 (1.47%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.20%) Android
13 8 (1.07%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.80%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (16.60%) Information Security
2 99 (13.25%) ITIL
3 76 (10.17%) Network Design
4 68 (9.10%) SIEM
5 66 (8.84%) Cybersecurity
6 64 (8.57%) Presales
7 58 (7.76%) Network Monitoring
8 48 (6.43%) Security Architecture
9 45 (6.02%) Network Management
10 36 (4.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 34 (4.55%) Change Management
12 33 (4.42%) Network Architecture
13 32 (4.28%) Penetration Testing
14 31 (4.15%) Business Continuity
14 31 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (4.02%) Vulnerability Management
16 28 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
17 27 (3.61%) Project Management
18 26 (3.48%) Identity Access Management
19 24 (3.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (5.89%) C
2 33 (4.42%) SQL
3 21 (2.81%) Java
4 18 (2.41%) C++
5 14 (1.87%) Python
6 13 (1.74%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.07%) C#
8 7 (0.94%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.80%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.80%) Perl
9 6 (0.80%) PHP
9 6 (0.80%) Ruby
9 6 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.67%) R
11 4 (0.54%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 268 (35.88%) Cisco Certification
2 195 (26.10%) CCNP
3 142 (19.01%) CCNA
4 122 (16.33%) Security Cleared
5 105 (14.06%) CISSP
6 91 (12.18%) Degree
7 80 (10.71%) SC Cleared
8 57 (7.63%) CCIE
9 49 (6.56%) CEH
10 41 (5.49%) CCSE
11 32 (4.28%) JNCIP
12 28 (3.75%) DV Cleared
13 27 (3.61%) CISM
14 25 (3.35%) CISA
15 24 (3.21%) CompTIA Security+
15 24 (3.21%) Security+ Certification
16 21 (2.81%) JNCIS
17 20 (2.68%) CCSP
18 19 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (2.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (15.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (5.22%) PCI DSS
3 32 (4.28%) SLA
4 20 (2.68%) ISO 9001
5 16 (2.14%) FISMA
6 9 (1.20%) COBIT
7 7 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.67%) RMADS
9 4 (0.54%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.40%) QA
10 3 (0.40%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.27%) COSO
12 1 (0.13%) GPG13
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 99 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 65 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (5.49%) vSphere
4 21 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.28%) Snort
6 10 (1.34%) Firmware
6 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (1.20%) Docker
8 7 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.67%) XenApp
10 4 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.40%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.40%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.40%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.13%) iptables
13 1 (0.13%) KVM
13 1 (0.13%) Xen
13 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (5.09%) Nessus
2 24 (3.21%) SCCM
3 21 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (2.54%) FortiGate
5 18 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
7 10 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (1.20%) Tivoli
9 8 (1.07%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.07%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (0.94%) Puppet
11 6 (0.80%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.80%) Cacti
11 6 (0.80%) Nagios
11 6 (0.80%) SmokePing
12 5 (0.67%) Cobbler
12 5 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 388 (51.94%) Cisco
2 178 (23.83%) CheckPoint
3 163 (21.82%) Juniper
4 158 (21.15%) F5
5 135 (18.07%) Microsoft
6 119 (15.93%) VMware
7 91 (12.18%) Palo Alto
8 50 (6.69%) Blue Coat
9 35 (4.69%) HP
10 31 (4.15%) Aruba
10 31 (4.15%) EMC
11 30 (4.02%) Fortinet
12 28 (3.75%) Riverbed
12 28 (3.75%) SolarWinds
13 24 (3.21%) Citrix
14 23 (3.08%) Red Hat
15 21 (2.81%) Symantec
16 20 (2.68%) Intel Security
17 18 (2.41%) Intel
17 18 (2.41%) Stonesoft
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £49,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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Hook, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65k
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, luxury
Posted: 2 days ago
Whitchurch, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + car bens etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + car bens etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 2 days remote
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Impressive Bennefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 3 days remote work
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PHI, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago