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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 191 166 171
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 299 363 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.59% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.70% 7.51% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 197 272 281
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,400 £64,000
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
4463 4831 5271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 21.17% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3392 3805 4243
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -40 95 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Surrey +29 61 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Hampshire -20 57 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -14 22 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East Sussex +25 20 £40,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +22 16 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Kent -5 10 £35,000 +62.79%
West Sussex +7 8 £48,500 -11.81% 1
Middlesex +16 7 £47,500 -26.92%
Sussex - 2 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 382 (58.14%) Firewall
2 355 (54.03%) Cisco
3 305 (46.42%) Cisco Certification
4 210 (31.96%) Windows
5 207 (31.51%) CheckPoint
6 201 (30.59%) CCNP
6 201 (30.59%) WAN
7 191 (29.07%) TCP/IP
8 174 (26.48%) Juniper
9 158 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
10 146 (22.22%) F5
11 144 (21.92%) Microsoft
12 141 (21.46%) LAN
13 135 (20.55%) Linux
14 132 (20.09%) VPN
15 131 (19.94%) BGP
16 127 (19.33%) ITIL
17 121 (18.42%) CCIE
18 101 (15.37%) DNS
19 99 (15.07%) CCNA
19 99 (15.07%) VMware
20 98 (14.92%) CISSP
21 93 (14.16%) OSPF
22 90 (13.70%) MPLS
22 90 (13.70%) MS Excel
23 88 (13.39%) Degree
24 87 (13.24%) Wireless
25 79 (12.02%) Information Security
25 79 (12.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 76 (11.57%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (2.89%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.83%) IIS
3 11 (1.67%) Lync
4 9 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.22%) Apache
6 7 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.61%) nginx
9 3 (0.46%) WordPress
9 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.46%) Confluence
9 3 (0.46%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.30%) JBoss
10 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 90 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.48%) MS Office
3 8 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.18%) IaaS
3 21 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.67%) SaaS
5 6 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.91%) Office 365
6 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.46%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 382 (58.14%) Firewall
2 201 (30.59%) WAN
3 191 (29.07%) TCP/IP
4 158 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
5 141 (21.46%) LAN
6 132 (20.09%) VPN
7 131 (19.94%) BGP
8 101 (15.37%) DNS
9 93 (14.16%) OSPF
10 90 (13.70%) MPLS
11 87 (13.24%) Wireless
12 75 (11.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 62 (9.44%) DHCP
14 59 (8.98%) Cisco PIX
15 58 (8.83%) EIGRP
16 55 (8.37%) IPsec
17 54 (8.22%) BIG-IP
18 51 (7.76%) SSL
19 50 (7.61%) SAN
20 48 (7.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.35%) MySQL
3 14 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.30%) DB2
8 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (3.96%) Visual Studio
2 19 (2.89%) Moq
3 3 (0.46%) Subversion
3 3 (0.46%) JIRA
3 3 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.46%) Hudson
3 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.30%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.15%) NUnit
General
1 74 (11.26%) Telecoms
2 60 (9.13%) Finance
3 21 (3.20%) Banking
4 17 (2.59%) Retail
5 13 (1.98%) Legal
6 9 (1.37%) Advertising
6 9 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.22%) Marketing
8 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.61%) Back Office
10 3 (0.46%) Military
10 3 (0.46%) Law
10 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.46%) Billing
10 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 185 (28.16%) Network Engineer
2 113 (17.20%) Consultant
3 110 (16.74%) Security Engineer
4 69 (10.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 62 (9.44%) Architect
6 59 (8.98%) Security Consultant
7 58 (8.83%) Senior Network Engineer
8 57 (8.68%) Network Consultant
9 37 (5.63%) Network Security Consultant
10 32 (4.87%) Analyst
11 30 (4.57%) Administrator
12 28 (4.26%) Network Architect
13 26 (3.96%) Security Analyst
13 26 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
13 26 (3.96%) Developer
14 25 (3.81%) Security Specialist
15 22 (3.35%) Network Manager
16 20 (3.04%) Security Architect
17 19 (2.89%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.11%) XML
1 27 (4.11%) SOAP
1 27 (4.11%) REST
2 26 (3.96%) .NET
2 26 (3.96%) WCF
3 22 (3.35%) STL
4 19 (2.89%) COM
4 19 (2.89%) LINQ
4 19 (2.89%) NHibernate
5 11 (1.67%) HTML
6 8 (1.22%) HTML5
6 8 (1.22%) WPF
6 8 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.91%) LAMP
8 4 (0.61%) Middleware
9 3 (0.46%) Web Services
10 2 (0.30%) RESTful
10 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.30%) ZeroMQ
10 2 (0.30%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.31%) Management Information System
1 48 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.11%) Public Cloud
3 20 (3.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 20 (3.04%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.04%) Client/Server
4 19 (2.89%) Open Source
5 14 (2.13%) CESG
6 10 (1.52%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.22%) PKI
8 7 (1.07%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.07%) Smartphone
9 6 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (0.91%) Replication
9 6 (0.91%) Clustering
10 5 (0.76%) Statistics
10 5 (0.76%) User Experience
11 4 (0.61%) FMCG
12 3 (0.46%) IVR
12 3 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 210 (31.96%) Windows
2 135 (20.55%) Linux
3 58 (8.83%) UNIX
4 46 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.59%) Debian
6 17 (2.59%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.67%) CentOS
9 10 (1.52%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.30%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) Solaris
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.15%) Android
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (19.33%) ITIL
2 79 (12.02%) Information Security
3 69 (10.50%) Load Balancing
4 65 (9.89%) Project Management
5 63 (9.59%) Security Architecture
6 62 (9.44%) SIEM
7 58 (8.83%) Network Monitoring
8 54 (8.22%) Cyber Security
9 45 (6.85%) Penetration Testing
9 45 (6.85%) Network Design
10 44 (6.70%) PRINCE2
11 39 (5.94%) Vulnerability Management
11 39 (5.94%) Kalman Filter
12 38 (5.78%) Migration
13 33 (5.02%) Incident Management
14 31 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (4.57%) Multithreading
16 29 (4.41%) OOD
17 27 (4.11%) Change Management
17 27 (4.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.15%) SQL
2 36 (5.48%) Perl
3 31 (4.72%) C++
3 31 (4.72%) Python
4 27 (4.11%) C#
5 25 (3.81%) Bash Shell
6 22 (3.35%) Ruby
6 22 (3.35%) Java
7 15 (2.28%) PowerShell
8 14 (2.13%) PHP
9 7 (1.07%) C
10 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.46%) VB
12 2 (0.30%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.15%) Tcl
13 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 305 (46.42%) Cisco Certification
2 201 (30.59%) CCNP
3 121 (18.42%) CCIE
4 99 (15.07%) CCNA
5 98 (14.92%) CISSP
6 88 (13.39%) Degree
7 73 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 72 (10.96%) CCSE
9 42 (6.39%) CCSA
10 40 (6.09%) SC Cleared
11 36 (5.48%) CISM
12 21 (3.20%) CCDP
13 20 (3.04%) CEH
14 18 (2.74%) CISA
15 17 (2.59%) GIAC
15 17 (2.59%) JNCIP
16 16 (2.44%) HP ASE
16 16 (2.44%) HP MASE
16 16 (2.44%) JNCIE
17 15 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (12.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (5.94%) PCI DSS
3 38 (5.78%) SLA
4 19 (2.89%) COBIT
5 16 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (1.83%) QA
7 7 (1.07%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.76%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.61%) FISMA
System Software
1 61 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (7.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.74%) vSphere
4 16 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.98%) Xen
5 13 (1.98%) KVM
6 6 (0.91%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.46%) Samba
7 3 (0.46%) Snort
7 3 (0.46%) iptables
7 3 (0.46%) XenServer
7 3 (0.46%) Postfix
8 2 (0.30%) XenApp
8 2 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.30%) UAG
8 2 (0.30%) Varnish
8 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.30%) NFS
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (3.65%) Puppet
2 23 (3.50%) FortiGate
3 11 (1.67%) SCCM
4 8 (1.22%) Cacti
5 7 (1.07%) Nagios
5 7 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.76%) Legato
6 5 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (0.76%) Icinga
6 5 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.61%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.61%) Salt
7 4 (0.61%) Nessus
7 4 (0.61%) Nmap
8 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 355 (54.03%) Cisco
2 207 (31.51%) CheckPoint
3 174 (26.48%) Juniper
4 146 (22.22%) F5
5 144 (21.92%) Microsoft
6 99 (15.07%) VMware
7 76 (11.57%) HP
8 38 (5.78%) Blue Coat
9 33 (5.02%) Citrix
10 30 (4.57%) Nokia
11 25 (3.81%) SolarWinds
12 24 (3.65%) Fortinet
13 21 (3.20%) CommVault
13 21 (3.20%) Veeam
14 19 (2.89%) Brocade
15 17 (2.59%) Oracle
16 15 (2.28%) IBM
16 15 (2.28%) Splunk
17 14 (2.13%) NetApp
17 14 (2.13%) McAfee
South East England
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens+ Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £42,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £42,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and ful
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Curve IT Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AQA
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum (circa)
Posted: 7 days ago
West Sussex
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Home working + 32 Holiday
Posted: 13 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire, South West
Cottsway
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago