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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 178 158 171
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 336 403 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 1.79% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.68% 8.09% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 266 295 261
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
4376 4982 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.14% 22.14% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3735 3941
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -49 95 £51,250 -2.38% 9
Hampshire +9 82 £45,000 +2.27% 8
Surrey +12 74 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 26 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Oxfordshire +19 24 £47,500 +26.66% 6
West Sussex +5 16 £40,000 +16.78%
Kent -1 11 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Sussex +1 6 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Middlesex +1 5 £52,500 +50.00%
East Sussex - 2 £62,500 - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £80,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 406 (60.69%) Firewall
2 339 (50.67%) Cisco
3 282 (42.15%) Cisco Certification
4 222 (33.18%) Windows
5 194 (29.00%) CCNP
6 191 (28.55%) WAN
7 173 (25.86%) TCP/IP
8 168 (25.11%) LAN
9 165 (24.66%) CheckPoint
10 141 (21.08%) VPN
11 140 (20.93%) Microsoft
12 130 (19.43%) BGP
13 129 (19.28%) Information Security
14 128 (19.13%) ITIL
15 126 (18.83%) Cisco ASA
16 123 (18.39%) F5
16 123 (18.39%) DNS
17 122 (18.24%) Juniper
18 109 (16.29%) CCNA
19 108 (16.14%) Telecoms
20 107 (15.99%) Finance
20 107 (15.99%) VMware
21 106 (15.84%) Linux
21 106 (15.84%) Data Centre
22 97 (14.50%) CISSP
23 86 (12.86%) Cisco Nexus
23 86 (12.86%) Degree
24 85 (12.71%) MS Excel
25 84 (12.56%) CCIE
25 84 (12.56%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 30 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 26 (3.89%) IIS
3 15 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (1.94%) Lync
5 7 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.75%) Apache
7 5 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.45%) SAS
8 3 (0.45%) MediaWiki
8 3 (0.45%) nginx
8 3 (0.45%) Confluence
9 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 85 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.33%) MS Office
3 14 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.15%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.84%) IaaS
3 16 (2.39%) SaaS
3 16 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.20%) Office 365
5 3 (0.45%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 406 (60.69%) Firewall
2 191 (28.55%) WAN
3 173 (25.86%) TCP/IP
4 168 (25.11%) LAN
5 141 (21.08%) VPN
6 130 (19.43%) BGP
7 126 (18.83%) Cisco ASA
8 123 (18.39%) DNS
9 86 (12.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 84 (12.56%) MPLS
11 82 (12.26%) OSPF
12 71 (10.61%) BIG-IP
13 70 (10.46%) VoIP
14 65 (9.72%) DHCP
15 64 (9.57%) Wireless
16 62 (9.27%) Internet
17 59 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
18 58 (8.67%) IPsec
19 55 (8.22%) EIGRP
20 50 (7.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.14%) MySQL
3 11 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.15%) DB2
8 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (5.38%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.54%) Moq
3 15 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.90%) NUnit
5 6 (0.90%) JIRA
6 5 (0.75%) Selenium
6 5 (0.75%) Jasmine
6 5 (0.75%) Grunt
6 5 (0.75%) Bower
6 5 (0.75%) gulp
7 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.45%) Subversion
7 3 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 108 (16.14%) Telecoms
2 107 (15.99%) Finance
3 25 (3.74%) Banking
4 17 (2.54%) Retail
5 14 (2.09%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.09%) Marketing
6 9 (1.35%) Legal
7 7 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.05%) Advertising
8 6 (0.90%) Back Office
8 6 (0.90%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.75%) Games
9 5 (0.75%) Billing
10 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Military
11 2 (0.30%) Automotive
11 2 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 175 (26.16%) Network Engineer
2 107 (15.99%) Security Engineer
3 83 (12.41%) Network Security Engineer
3 83 (12.41%) Consultant
4 64 (9.57%) Architect
5 55 (8.22%) Analyst
6 45 (6.73%) Administrator
7 42 (6.28%) Security Consultant
7 42 (6.28%) Network Consultant
8 41 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
9 37 (5.53%) Security Analyst
10 33 (4.93%) Senior Network Engineer
11 32 (4.78%) Security Specialist
12 29 (4.33%) Network Architect
12 29 (4.33%) Developer
13 25 (3.74%) Network Manager
14 24 (3.59%) Network Security Consultant
15 23 (3.44%) Security Manager
16 20 (2.99%) C# Developer
17 19 (2.84%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.68%) .NET
2 31 (4.63%) WCF
3 26 (3.89%) REST
3 26 (3.89%) XML
3 26 (3.89%) SOAP
4 20 (2.99%) ASP.NET
4 20 (2.99%) HTML
5 19 (2.84%) HTML5
5 19 (2.84%) STL
6 18 (2.69%) NHibernate
7 17 (2.54%) LINQ
8 15 (2.24%) COM
9 12 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (1.64%) RESTful
11 9 (1.35%) WPF
12 8 (1.20%) Web Services
13 5 (0.75%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.75%) CSS
13 5 (0.75%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.75%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 106 (15.84%) Data Centre
2 65 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (7.62%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 21 (3.14%) CESG
6 20 (2.99%) Client/Server
7 15 (2.24%) IVR
8 12 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.64%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.49%) Clustering
11 9 (1.35%) Replication
11 9 (1.35%) PKI
12 7 (1.05%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.90%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.90%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
13 6 (0.90%) RIA
14 5 (0.75%) User Experience
14 5 (0.75%) CMDB
14 5 (0.75%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 222 (33.18%) Windows
2 106 (15.84%) Linux
3 52 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (5.68%) UNIX
6 18 (2.69%) Ubuntu
7 17 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.24%) Debian
9 13 (1.94%) CentOS
10 7 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.45%) Solaris
13 2 (0.30%) Android
14 1 (0.15%) AIX
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (19.28%) Information Security
2 128 (19.13%) ITIL
3 77 (11.51%) Load Balancing
4 66 (9.87%) Network Monitoring
5 52 (7.77%) SIEM
6 44 (6.58%) Network Management
7 43 (6.43%) Network Design
8 42 (6.28%) Cyber Security
9 41 (6.13%) Security Architecture
10 38 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 37 (5.53%) Risk Management
12 35 (5.23%) Project Management
13 33 (4.93%) Penetration Testing
13 33 (4.93%) Capacity Planning
14 32 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (4.63%) Kalman Filter
16 28 (4.19%) Multithreading
16 28 (4.19%) OOD
17 27 (4.04%) Incident Management
18 26 (3.89%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (6.28%) SQL
2 39 (5.83%) C#
3 32 (4.78%) C++
4 30 (4.48%) Perl
5 25 (3.74%) Java
6 22 (3.29%) Python
7 21 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 14 (2.09%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.94%) Ruby
10 9 (1.35%) C
11 8 (1.20%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.05%) PHP
13 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.45%) VB
15 2 (0.30%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.15%) Tcl
16 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 282 (42.15%) Cisco Certification
2 194 (29.00%) CCNP
3 109 (16.29%) CCNA
4 97 (14.50%) CISSP
5 86 (12.86%) Degree
6 84 (12.56%) Security Cleared
6 84 (12.56%) CCIE
7 57 (8.52%) CCSE
8 46 (6.88%) CCSA
9 37 (5.53%) SC Cleared
10 33 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (4.48%) CCDP
12 27 (4.04%) CISM
13 23 (3.44%) CEH
14 20 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (2.84%) MCSE
16 18 (2.69%) GIAC
17 13 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (1.94%) CCDA
18 12 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (10.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (6.58%) PCI DSS
3 31 (4.63%) SLA
4 6 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.90%) COBIT
4 6 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.60%) QA
6 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.30%) FISMA
System Software
1 74 (11.06%) Active Directory
2 64 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (5.53%) vSphere
4 27 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.64%) ProxySG
5 11 (1.64%) KVM
6 9 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.20%) Xen
7 8 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.05%) XenApp
9 6 (0.90%) Firmware
10 5 (0.75%) XenServer
11 4 (0.60%) Snort
12 3 (0.45%) Samba
12 3 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.45%) Postfix
12 3 (0.45%) iptables
13 2 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.30%) UAG
13 2 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 45 (6.73%) FortiGate
2 18 (2.69%) Puppet
3 16 (2.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 16 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (2.24%) Backup Exec
5 11 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (0.90%) SCCM
6 6 (0.90%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.75%) Nessus
7 5 (0.75%) Nmap
7 5 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.60%) Check_MK
8 4 (0.60%) vMotion
8 4 (0.60%) Nagios
9 3 (0.45%) WSUS
9 3 (0.45%) Cacti
9 3 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.45%) SCOM
9 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 339 (50.67%) Cisco
2 165 (24.66%) CheckPoint
3 140 (20.93%) Microsoft
4 123 (18.39%) F5
5 122 (18.24%) Juniper
6 107 (15.99%) VMware
7 56 (8.37%) HP
8 35 (5.23%) Blue Coat
9 26 (3.89%) Citrix
10 25 (3.74%) Nokia
11 22 (3.29%) Fortinet
12 18 (2.69%) Splunk
12 18 (2.69%) SolarWinds
13 16 (2.39%) Websense
14 14 (2.09%) CommVault
14 14 (2.09%) McAfee
15 13 (1.94%) Veeam
16 9 (1.35%) Sourcefire
16 9 (1.35%) Avaya
17 8 (1.20%) EMC
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
iKonnect
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + travel
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Full Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
New Wave Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
Xchanging
Salary: Comp+bens+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Gd benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago