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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 157 211 184
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -27
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 382 296 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.07% 1.42% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.69% 6.53% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 294 195 275
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £63,875
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
3943 4532 4901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.32% 21.78% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3240 3455 3840
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +27 117 £60,000 +9.09% 19
Hampshire +26 63 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Surrey +1 59 £43,500 -8.42% 6
Buckinghamshire +51 45 £57,500 +21.05% 17
Oxfordshire +11 33 £55,000 +52.77% 1
East Sussex +23 26 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Kent +6 18 £42,500 +21.42% 6
West Sussex -2 8 £45,000 -7.21% 2
M4 Corridor - 2 £92,500 -
Middlesex -1 1 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 459 (62.36%) Firewall
2 401 (54.48%) Cisco
3 294 (39.95%) Cisco Certification
4 227 (30.84%) Windows
5 224 (30.43%) CCNP
6 210 (28.53%) Cisco ASA
7 196 (26.63%) WAN
8 187 (25.41%) CheckPoint
8 187 (25.41%) F5
9 175 (23.78%) LAN
10 158 (21.47%) Linux
11 156 (21.20%) VPN
12 154 (20.92%) Juniper
13 146 (19.84%) VMware
14 142 (19.29%) Wireless
15 132 (17.93%) CCNA
16 129 (17.53%) Microsoft
17 127 (17.26%) Information Security
18 125 (16.98%) Data Centre
19 109 (14.81%) DNS
20 104 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
21 101 (13.72%) Active Directory
21 101 (13.72%) CCIE
22 100 (13.59%) MPLS
23 92 (12.50%) Palo Alto
24 91 (12.36%) TCP/IP
24 91 (12.36%) ITIL
25 88 (11.96%) Telecoms
25 88 (11.96%) Presales
26 87 (11.82%) Security 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 71 (9.65%) MS Exchange
2 36 (4.89%) IIS
3 19 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.36%) IBM Domino
7 8 (1.09%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.68%) Smallworld
10 4 (0.54%) Node.js
10 4 (0.54%) SAS
10 4 (0.54%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.27%) WordPress
12 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.14%) Site Server
12 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 75 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.40%) MS Office
3 10 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.82%) Maple
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.94%) Office 365
1 29 (3.94%) SaaS
2 15 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.95%) IaaS
5 5 (0.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 459 (62.36%) Firewall
2 210 (28.53%) Cisco ASA
3 196 (26.63%) WAN
4 175 (23.78%) LAN
5 156 (21.20%) VPN
6 142 (19.29%) Wireless
7 109 (14.81%) DNS
8 104 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 100 (13.59%) MPLS
10 91 (12.36%) TCP/IP
11 87 (11.82%) VoIP
12 74 (10.05%) BGP
13 71 (9.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 68 (9.24%) SSL
15 66 (8.97%) OSPF
16 63 (8.56%) Cisco PIX
17 54 (7.34%) Internet
18 53 (7.20%) SAN
19 47 (6.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 47 (6.39%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.77%) MySQL
3 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.36%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.09%) DB2
6 8 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.95%) Redis
8 6 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.41%) Big Data
12 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.95%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.27%) JIRA
3 2 (0.27%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.14%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.14%) MSI
4 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 88 (11.96%) Telecoms
2 86 (11.68%) Finance
3 20 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.90%) Electronics
6 13 (1.77%) Legal
7 12 (1.63%) Marketing
8 8 (1.09%) Banking
8 8 (1.09%) Billing
9 6 (0.82%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.82%) Back Office
10 4 (0.54%) Advertising
11 3 (0.41%) Automotive
11 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.41%) Retail
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 288 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 211 (28.67%) Security Engineer
3 151 (20.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 121 (16.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 117 (15.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 80 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
7 78 (10.60%) Analyst
8 73 (9.92%) Consultant
9 53 (7.20%) Security Analyst
10 52 (7.07%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 52 (7.07%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 46 (6.25%) IT Engineer
12 44 (5.98%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 41 (5.57%) Network Analyst
14 40 (5.43%) Security Consultant
15 39 (5.30%) Architect
16 37 (5.03%) Network Security Analyst
16 37 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
17 35 (4.76%) Network Consultant
17 35 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.45%) 802.1X
2 17 (2.31%) .NET
3 11 (1.49%) SOAP
4 10 (1.36%) HTML
5 9 (1.22%) Spring
5 9 (1.22%) XML
6 8 (1.09%) EJB
6 8 (1.09%) HTML5
6 8 (1.09%) Java EE
6 8 (1.09%) JDBC
6 8 (1.09%) JSF
6 8 (1.09%) JSP
6 8 (1.09%) ODBC
7 7 (0.95%) CSS
8 6 (0.82%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.41%) ZeroMQ
10 2 (0.27%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.27%) CSS3
10 2 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 125 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 64 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (2.72%) PKI
7 16 (2.17%) Replication
8 15 (2.04%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.04%) NHS
9 13 (1.77%) EMC VNX
10 10 (1.36%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.36%) Statistics
11 8 (1.09%) Cybercrime
11 8 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.09%) Verilog
11 8 (1.09%) VHDL
12 7 (0.95%) Cyber Attack
12 7 (0.95%) IVR
13 6 (0.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 227 (30.84%) Windows
2 158 (21.47%) Linux
3 58 (7.88%) Windows Server
4 47 (6.39%) Unix
5 40 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (3.53%) CentOS
8 15 (2.04%) Android
9 14 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.90%) Solaris
10 9 (1.22%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.95%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.54%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (17.26%) Information Security
2 91 (12.36%) ITIL
3 88 (11.96%) Presales
4 75 (10.19%) Cybersecurity
5 72 (9.78%) Network Monitoring
6 64 (8.70%) Network Design
7 47 (6.39%) SIEM
8 46 (6.25%) Project Management
9 44 (5.98%) Security Architecture
10 40 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 39 (5.30%) Security Management
12 36 (4.89%) Load Balancing
13 33 (4.48%) Network Architecture
13 33 (4.48%) Network Management
14 32 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
15 28 (3.80%) Change Management
16 26 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (3.53%) Service Delivery
17 25 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
17 25 (3.40%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.89%) Python
2 30 (4.08%) SQL
3 29 (3.94%) C
4 21 (2.85%) C++
5 20 (2.72%) Java
5 20 (2.72%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.63%) C#
7 11 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.36%) Perl
9 8 (1.09%) PHP
9 8 (1.09%) R
9 8 (1.09%) Ruby
9 8 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.82%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.54%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.27%) Tcl
12 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 294 (39.95%) Cisco Certification
2 224 (30.43%) CCNP
3 132 (17.93%) CCNA
4 101 (13.72%) CCIE
5 87 (11.82%) Security Cleared
6 72 (9.78%) Degree
7 71 (9.65%) CISSP
8 62 (8.42%) SC Cleared
9 51 (6.93%) CCSE
10 32 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 29 (3.94%) DV Cleared
13 26 (3.53%) CCSA
13 26 (3.53%) CEH
14 23 (3.13%) JNCIP
15 22 (2.99%) MCSE
16 19 (2.58%) SANS
17 18 (2.45%) CCSP
18 16 (2.17%) CCIP
18 16 (2.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (11.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (4.89%) PCI DSS
3 23 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (2.99%) SLA
5 14 (1.90%) FISMA
6 12 (1.63%) ISO 9001
7 11 (1.49%) COBIT
8 3 (0.41%) COSO
8 3 (0.41%) QA
9 2 (0.27%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 101 (13.72%) Active Directory
2 75 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (6.39%) Hyper-V
3 47 (6.39%) vSphere
4 13 (1.77%) Docker
5 10 (1.36%) XenApp
6 9 (1.22%) NFS
7 7 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (0.95%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.82%) Firmware
9 4 (0.54%) NDS
9 4 (0.54%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 4 (0.54%) Squid
9 4 (0.54%) Xen
10 3 (0.41%) KVM
10 3 (0.41%) Snort
11 2 (0.27%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
2 21 (2.85%) SCCM
3 19 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 14 (1.90%) FortiGate
4 14 (1.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 12 (1.63%) Nessus
6 10 (1.36%) Puppet
7 9 (1.22%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.09%) Cacti
8 8 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.95%) Cobbler
9 7 (0.95%) Nagios
9 7 (0.95%) Nmap
9 7 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.82%) SmokePing
11 5 (0.68%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.68%) Endace
11 5 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 401 (54.48%) Cisco
2 187 (25.41%) CheckPoint
2 187 (25.41%) F5
3 154 (20.92%) Juniper
4 146 (19.84%) VMware
5 129 (17.53%) Microsoft
6 92 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 72 (9.78%) Blue Coat
8 44 (5.98%) Riverbed
9 37 (5.03%) HP
10 36 (4.89%) Aruba
11 35 (4.76%) SolarWinds
12 33 (4.48%) EMC
13 31 (4.21%) Citrix
14 29 (3.94%) Fortinet
15 21 (2.85%) ArcSight
15 21 (2.85%) Red Hat
16 20 (2.72%) Forcepoint
17 18 (2.45%) Meraki
18 17 (2.31%) Intel Security
Chertsey, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth Hospitals
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Bens, Bonus, Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hastings, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40 - 45k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Posted: 11 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £41350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £5000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago