The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 155 167 151
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 394 345 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.74% 1.56% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 6.76% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 294 249 346
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4939 5106 5200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.81% 23.16% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3747 3974 4308
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +36 175 £52,500 +8.24% 18
Hampshire +26 89 £41,413 -29.20% 8
Surrey +18 64 £42,500 -3.40% 5
Buckinghamshire -13 20 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Kent -8 18 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Oxfordshire -13 11 £37,500 +7.14%
Middlesex +10 8 £35,000 -12.50%
West Sussex -19 7 £35,000 +1.44%
Sussex +5 1 £32,500 -50.00%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 365 (50.00%) Firewall
2 344 (47.12%) Cisco
3 254 (34.79%) Windows
4 242 (33.15%) Cisco Certification
5 212 (29.04%) Juniper
6 186 (25.48%) CheckPoint
7 164 (22.47%) CCNA
8 144 (19.73%) Telecoms
9 143 (19.59%) TCP/IP
10 140 (19.18%) WAN
11 139 (19.04%) CCNP
12 136 (18.63%) F5
13 134 (18.36%) LAN
14 129 (17.67%) Linux
15 127 (17.40%) Microsoft
16 121 (16.58%) DNS
17 120 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
18 116 (15.89%) VPN
19 104 (14.25%) VMware
20 103 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
21 98 (13.42%) Blue Coat
22 96 (13.15%) Active Directory
23 93 (12.74%) ITIL
24 87 (11.92%) VMware Infrastructure
24 87 (11.92%) Degree
25 79 (10.82%) CISSP
26 77 (10.55%) MS Excel
27 71 (9.73%) CCSE
28 70 (9.59%) Internet
29 67 (9.18%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 61 (8.36%) IIS
2 58 (7.95%) MS Exchange
3 49 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 42 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 26 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.37%) Lync
9 8 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (1.10%) Apache
10 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.41%) nginx
12 2 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 77 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.25%) MS Office
3 25 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.64%) SaaS
2 8 (1.10%) Office 365
2 8 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.68%) Route 53
4 5 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.55%) PaaS
5 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 365 (50.00%) Firewall
2 143 (19.59%) TCP/IP
3 140 (19.18%) WAN
4 134 (18.36%) LAN
5 121 (16.58%) DNS
6 120 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
7 116 (15.89%) VPN
8 70 (9.59%) Internet
9 65 (8.90%) DHCP
10 60 (8.22%) OSPF
11 59 (8.08%) BGP
12 58 (7.95%) Wireless
13 53 (7.26%) SSL
14 52 (7.12%) SAN
14 52 (7.12%) VoIP
15 48 (6.58%) IPsec
16 46 (6.30%) MPLS
17 44 (6.03%) VLAN
17 44 (6.03%) IPv6
18 42 (5.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.70%) MySQL
3 9 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.41%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.14%) Selenium
4 1 (0.14%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 144 (19.73%) Telecoms
2 67 (9.18%) Finance
3 39 (5.34%) Marketing
4 14 (1.92%) Banking
5 11 (1.51%) Legal
6 10 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.37%) German Language
7 9 (1.23%) Retail
8 8 (1.10%) Billing
9 4 (0.55%) French Language
10 3 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.27%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Military
11 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 197 (26.99%) Network Engineer
2 155 (21.23%) Security Engineer
3 133 (18.22%) Consultant
4 116 (15.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 52 (7.12%) Network Consultant
5 52 (7.12%) Security Consultant
6 48 (6.58%) Architect
7 46 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 38 (5.21%) Analyst
9 37 (5.07%) Network Support
10 33 (4.52%) Network Security Consultant
11 31 (4.25%) Network Manager
11 31 (4.25%) Support Engineer
12 29 (3.97%) Security Specialist
13 28 (3.84%) Senior Network Engineer
13 28 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
13 28 (3.84%) Account Manager
14 26 (3.56%) Security Architect
15 22 (3.01%) Network Design Engineer
15 22 (3.01%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.60%) LAMP
2 11 (1.51%) .NET
3 8 (1.10%) Web Services
4 7 (0.96%) XML
5 5 (0.68%) JSON
6 4 (0.55%) HTML
6 4 (0.55%) XML Schema
6 4 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.41%) COM
7 3 (0.41%) JDBC
7 3 (0.41%) SOAP
7 3 (0.41%) STL
7 3 (0.41%) Middleware
7 3 (0.41%) NHibernate
7 3 (0.41%) JMS
7 3 (0.41%) WCF
7 3 (0.41%) Qt
7 3 (0.41%) REST
8 2 (0.27%) Flash
8 2 (0.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.56%) Smartphone
2 25 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.29%) Clustering
4 22 (3.01%) Replication
5 20 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 19 (2.60%) Mainframe
7 18 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.19%) CESG
9 12 (1.64%) Kindle
10 9 (1.23%) PKI
11 8 (1.10%) Economics
11 8 (1.10%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.10%) Open Source
12 7 (0.96%) Statistics
13 5 (0.68%) SecurID
14 4 (0.55%) CLARiiON
14 4 (0.55%) Firmware
14 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (0.41%) Streaming Video
15 3 (0.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 254 (34.79%) Windows
2 129 (17.67%) Linux
3 103 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (8.77%) UNIX
5 58 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (3.84%) Windows 7
8 23 (3.15%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.92%) CentOS
10 13 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.64%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.51%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.68%) Debian
13 5 (0.68%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.41%) Android
14 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.27%) VMS
16 1 (0.14%) AIX
16 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (12.74%) ITIL
2 59 (8.08%) Network Design
3 52 (7.12%) Information Security
4 45 (6.16%) Load Balancing
5 41 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
6 40 (5.48%) Project Management
7 37 (5.07%) Change Management
8 33 (4.52%) Data Security
8 33 (4.52%) Network Management
9 31 (4.25%) Service Delivery
10 29 (3.97%) Penetration Testing
11 28 (3.84%) Risk Management
12 25 (3.42%) Change Control
13 24 (3.29%) Network Architecture
14 23 (3.15%) Business Development
15 22 (3.01%) PRINCE2
15 22 (3.01%) Security Architecture
16 20 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (2.60%) Migration
18 18 (2.47%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.89%) SQL
2 21 (2.88%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.05%) Perl
4 13 (1.78%) Python
5 10 (1.37%) Ruby
6 9 (1.23%) PHP
6 9 (1.23%) C++
7 7 (0.96%) C
7 7 (0.96%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.68%) Java
10 3 (0.41%) C#
10 3 (0.41%) VB
11 2 (0.27%) VBScript
12 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 242 (33.15%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (22.47%) CCNA
3 139 (19.04%) CCNP
4 87 (11.92%) Degree
5 79 (10.82%) CISSP
6 71 (9.73%) CCSE
7 64 (8.77%) CCSA
7 64 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 60 (8.22%) Security Cleared
9 39 (5.34%) MCSE
10 34 (4.66%) CISM
11 29 (3.97%) SC Cleared
12 25 (3.42%) CCIE
13 23 (3.15%) MCITP
14 16 (2.19%) JNCIA
14 16 (2.19%) CEH
15 15 (2.05%) JNCIS
16 13 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (1.78%) CISA
17 11 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (9.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 55 (7.53%) PCI DSS
3 32 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (3.97%) SLA
5 15 (2.05%) COBIT
6 14 (1.92%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.96%) GPG13
8 4 (0.55%) QA
9 3 (0.41%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 96 (13.15%) Active Directory
2 87 (11.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.84%) ISA Server
4 26 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (3.15%) vSphere
5 23 (3.15%) ProxySG
6 18 (2.47%) Snort
6 18 (2.47%) KVM
7 10 (1.37%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.23%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.10%) XenApp
10 7 (0.96%) Squid
10 7 (0.96%) vCloud
11 6 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.82%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.68%) XenServer
13 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.55%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.55%) UAG
14 3 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (4.93%) SCCM
2 25 (3.42%) Backup Exec
3 24 (3.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (2.60%) ARCserve
5 9 (1.23%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (0.96%) Puppet
8 6 (0.82%) Nagios
9 5 (0.68%) Nessus
9 5 (0.68%) SCOM
9 5 (0.68%) Cacti
9 5 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.41%) Ansible
10 3 (0.41%) Salt
10 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.41%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.41%) Munin
10 3 (0.41%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.27%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 344 (47.12%) Cisco
2 212 (29.04%) Juniper
3 186 (25.48%) CheckPoint
4 136 (18.63%) F5
5 127 (17.40%) Microsoft
6 104 (14.25%) VMware
7 98 (13.42%) Blue Coat
8 53 (7.26%) Riverbed
9 46 (6.30%) Websense
10 37 (5.07%) Symantec
11 36 (4.93%) McAfee
11 36 (4.93%) Citrix
12 33 (4.52%) HP
12 33 (4.52%) Oracle
13 30 (4.11%) Nokia
13 30 (4.11%) Fortinet
14 27 (3.70%) Ruckus Wireless
14 27 (3.70%) LogRhythm
15 26 (3.56%) Avaya
16 25 (3.42%) ServiceNow
Camberley
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + + CAR + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6K Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60k plus + bonus + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago