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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 154 163 175
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 403 339 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 1.60% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.13% 7.29% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 308 268 309
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
4959 4648 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.54% 22.00% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3653 3619 4358
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +14 169 £52,500 +0.96% 10
Surrey +49 90 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Hampshire +9 72 £45,000 -27.12% 11
Buckinghamshire +14 36 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Kent +8 24 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Middlesex +7 11 £36,250 -9.37%
Oxfordshire 0 9 £37,250 +6.42% 1
West Sussex -15 5 £42,500 +15.64%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 395 (48.71%) Firewall
2 392 (48.34%) Cisco
3 279 (34.40%) Windows
4 260 (32.06%) Cisco Certification
4 260 (32.06%) Juniper
5 216 (26.63%) CheckPoint
6 164 (20.22%) WAN
7 162 (19.98%) F5
8 161 (19.85%) CCNP
9 152 (18.74%) Cisco ASA
10 147 (18.13%) LAN
11 144 (17.76%) CCNA
12 142 (17.51%) Linux
13 138 (17.02%) TCP/IP
13 138 (17.02%) VPN
14 130 (16.03%) Microsoft
15 127 (15.66%) DNS
15 127 (15.66%) Telecoms
16 114 (14.06%) VMware
17 110 (13.56%) Active Directory
17 110 (13.56%) Blue Coat
18 109 (13.44%) ITIL
19 103 (12.70%) CISSP
20 102 (12.58%) Windows Server 2008
21 95 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
22 89 (10.97%) CCSE
23 87 (10.73%) Degree
24 84 (10.36%) MS Excel
24 84 (10.36%) Finance
25 83 (10.23%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 56 (6.91%) IIS
2 46 (5.67%) MS Exchange
3 37 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 34 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 34 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (3.82%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.71%) Apache
6 22 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.11%) Lync
8 8 (0.99%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.37%) SAS
10 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.37%) nginx
11 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.12%) CMS
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 84 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.58%) MS Office
3 21 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.11%) SaaS
3 8 (0.99%) Office 365
4 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.49%) PaaS
6 4 (0.49%) Route 53
6 4 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.25%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 395 (48.71%) Firewall
2 164 (20.22%) WAN
3 152 (18.74%) Cisco ASA
4 147 (18.13%) LAN
5 138 (17.02%) TCP/IP
5 138 (17.02%) VPN
6 127 (15.66%) DNS
7 73 (9.00%) OSPF
8 72 (8.88%) DHCP
9 71 (8.75%) BGP
10 70 (8.63%) Internet
11 67 (8.26%) Wireless
12 58 (7.15%) SSL
12 58 (7.15%) VoIP
13 57 (7.03%) MPLS
14 56 (6.91%) Ethernet
15 52 (6.41%) IPsec
16 50 (6.17%) SAN
17 49 (6.04%) IPv6
18 47 (5.80%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.66%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.21%) MySQL
3 11 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.25%) Big Data
8 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (0.74%) WebLOAD
1 6 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.37%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.12%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) Selenium
3 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 127 (15.66%) Telecoms
2 84 (10.36%) Finance
3 50 (6.17%) Marketing
4 15 (1.85%) German Language
4 15 (1.85%) Retail
4 15 (1.85%) Legal
5 12 (1.48%) Banking
6 8 (0.99%) Billing
7 6 (0.74%) French Language
7 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.37%) Automotive
8 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.12%) Publishing
10 1 (0.12%) Games
10 1 (0.12%) Military
10 1 (0.12%) Law
10 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 207 (25.52%) Network Engineer
2 170 (20.96%) Security Engineer
3 159 (19.61%) Consultant
4 113 (13.93%) Network Security Engineer
5 75 (9.25%) Network Consultant
6 71 (8.75%) Security Consultant
7 68 (8.38%) Architect
8 48 (5.92%) Network Security Consultant
9 43 (5.30%) Analyst
9 43 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 40 (4.93%) Network Manager
11 37 (4.56%) Network Architect
12 32 (3.95%) Account Manager
13 30 (3.70%) Security Architect
14 29 (3.58%) Senior Network Engineer
14 29 (3.58%) Support Engineer
15 27 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
16 25 (3.08%) Network Support
17 24 (2.96%) Security Specialist
17 24 (2.96%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.34%) LAMP
2 12 (1.48%) Web Services
3 8 (0.99%) .NET
4 6 (0.74%) XML
5 4 (0.49%) JSON
5 4 (0.49%) SOAP
5 4 (0.49%) Middleware
6 3 (0.37%) Qt
6 3 (0.37%) REST
6 3 (0.37%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.37%) STL
6 3 (0.37%) HTML
6 3 (0.37%) JDBC
6 3 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.37%) COM
6 3 (0.37%) WCF
6 3 (0.37%) NHibernate
6 3 (0.37%) Flash
6 3 (0.37%) JMS
6 3 (0.37%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.06%) Management Information System
2 31 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.21%) Clustering
3 26 (3.21%) Smartphone
4 25 (3.08%) Replication
5 22 (2.71%) Client/Server
6 21 (2.59%) Mainframe
6 21 (2.59%) User Experience
7 19 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.97%) CESG
9 12 (1.48%) Kindle
10 10 (1.23%) Statistics
10 10 (1.23%) Economics
11 8 (0.99%) PKI
12 6 (0.74%) Open Source
13 4 (0.49%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.49%) Firmware
13 4 (0.49%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.49%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 279 (34.40%) Windows
2 142 (17.51%) Linux
3 102 (12.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (8.88%) UNIX
5 52 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 23 (2.84%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.73%) CentOS
10 13 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.23%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.99%) Debian
14 4 (0.49%) Android
14 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.25%) Solaris
17 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (13.44%) ITIL
2 83 (10.23%) Information Security
3 59 (7.27%) Network Design
3 59 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
4 50 (6.17%) Mentoring
5 48 (5.92%) Network Monitoring
6 44 (5.43%) Change Management
7 41 (5.06%) Network Management
8 39 (4.81%) Project Management
9 38 (4.69%) Load Balancing
10 37 (4.56%) Penetration Testing
10 37 (4.56%) Data Security
11 31 (3.82%) Service Delivery
11 31 (3.82%) Business Development
12 29 (3.58%) Risk Management
12 29 (3.58%) Network Architecture
13 28 (3.45%) Change Control
13 28 (3.45%) Security Architecture
13 28 (3.45%) PRINCE2
14 27 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (5.55%) SQL
2 25 (3.08%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.34%) Shell Script
4 18 (2.22%) Perl
5 16 (1.97%) C++
6 15 (1.85%) PHP
7 9 (1.11%) Python
8 8 (0.99%) C
9 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.86%) Ruby
10 4 (0.49%) Java
11 3 (0.37%) C#
11 3 (0.37%) VB
12 2 (0.25%) PowerHouse
12 2 (0.25%) VBScript
13 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.12%) Jython
Qualifications
1 260 (32.06%) Cisco Certification
2 161 (19.85%) CCNP
3 144 (17.76%) CCNA
4 103 (12.70%) CISSP
5 89 (10.97%) CCSE
6 87 (10.73%) Degree
7 77 (9.49%) Security Cleared
8 74 (9.12%) CCSA
9 60 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 56 (6.91%) SC Cleared
11 40 (4.93%) CCIE
11 40 (4.93%) CISM
12 37 (4.56%) MCSE
13 25 (3.08%) JNCIA
14 23 (2.84%) JNCIS
14 23 (2.84%) MCITP
15 20 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 17 (2.10%) CEH
16 17 (2.10%) CISA
17 13 (1.60%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (10.11%) PCI DSS
2 69 (8.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 54 (6.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (3.21%) COBIT
5 16 (1.97%) ISO 9001
6 14 (1.73%) SLA
7 6 (0.74%) QA
7 6 (0.74%) GPG13
8 3 (0.37%) HIPAA
System Software
1 110 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 95 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (2.34%) vSphere
4 19 (2.34%) ProxySG
5 18 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 16 (1.97%) Snort
7 15 (1.85%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.48%) KVM
9 11 (1.36%) XenApp
9 11 (1.36%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.86%) vCloud
11 6 (0.74%) Squid
12 5 (0.62%) Nmap
12 5 (0.62%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.62%) XenServer
13 3 (0.37%) NFS
13 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.37%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (5.30%) SCCM
2 29 (3.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (2.47%) Backup Exec
4 17 (2.10%) ARCserve
5 10 (1.23%) FortiGate
6 9 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (0.86%) SCOM
7 7 (0.86%) Nagios
8 6 (0.74%) Nessus
9 5 (0.62%) Cacti
9 5 (0.62%) Puppet
10 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.25%) Munin
12 2 (0.25%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.25%) Ansible
12 2 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 392 (48.34%) Cisco
2 260 (32.06%) Juniper
3 216 (26.63%) CheckPoint
4 162 (19.98%) F5
5 130 (16.03%) Microsoft
6 114 (14.06%) VMware
7 110 (13.56%) Blue Coat
8 63 (7.77%) Websense
9 54 (6.66%) Riverbed
10 42 (5.18%) Symantec
11 40 (4.93%) Oracle
12 39 (4.81%) McAfee
13 38 (4.69%) Citrix
14 36 (4.44%) LogRhythm
15 32 (3.95%) Nokia
16 31 (3.82%) Ruckus Wireless
17 30 (3.70%) Brocade
17 30 (3.70%) Fortinet
17 30 (3.70%) HP
18 26 (3.21%) ServiceNow
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £62,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum + pension, life, medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cognita Schools
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago