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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 174 182 146
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -36
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 342 345 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.59% 1.44% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.25% 6.95% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 234 258 345
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
4719 4961 5318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.92% 20.70% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3579 3864 4245
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -7 133 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Surrey +35 61 £45,000 -2.17% 4
Hampshire -17 49 £45,000 +15.38% 6
Buckinghamshire +5 31 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East Sussex +6 23 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +23 17 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Kent -7 17 £47,500 +120.93% 1
Middlesex +11 7 £47,500 -26.92%
West Sussex +13 5 £47,000 -18.26% 2
Sussex - 2 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 395 (54.94%) Cisco
2 394 (54.80%) Firewall
3 320 (44.51%) Cisco Certification
4 227 (31.57%) Windows
5 225 (31.29%) CheckPoint
6 218 (30.32%) Juniper
6 218 (30.32%) CCNP
7 207 (28.79%) WAN
8 205 (28.51%) TCP/IP
9 161 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
10 150 (20.86%) VPN
10 150 (20.86%) LAN
11 148 (20.58%) CCIE
12 147 (20.45%) F5
13 145 (20.17%) Linux
14 141 (19.61%) BGP
15 139 (19.33%) ITIL
16 137 (19.05%) Microsoft
17 115 (15.99%) DNS
18 109 (15.16%) Wireless
19 108 (15.02%) OSPF
20 104 (14.46%) MPLS
20 104 (14.46%) VMware
21 100 (13.91%) CISSP
22 97 (13.49%) HP
23 93 (12.93%) Degree
24 92 (12.80%) MS Excel
25 90 (12.52%) CCNA
26 86 (11.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 86 (11.96%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.36%) IIS
3 16 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.25%) Apache
5 9 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (0.97%) Lync
7 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.56%) nginx
9 3 (0.42%) Confluence
9 3 (0.42%) WordPress
9 3 (0.42%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.28%) JBoss
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 92 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.84%) MS Office
3 10 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.45%) IaaS
3 21 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.97%) SaaS
4 7 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.56%) Office 365
7 2 (0.28%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 394 (54.80%) Firewall
2 207 (28.79%) WAN
3 205 (28.51%) TCP/IP
4 161 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
5 150 (20.86%) VPN
5 150 (20.86%) LAN
6 141 (19.61%) BGP
7 115 (15.99%) DNS
8 109 (15.16%) Wireless
9 108 (15.02%) OSPF
10 104 (14.46%) MPLS
11 78 (10.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 74 (10.29%) DHCP
13 73 (10.15%) IPsec
14 64 (8.90%) SSL
15 61 (8.48%) EIGRP
16 54 (7.51%) VLAN
17 52 (7.23%) SAN
18 43 (5.98%) Intrusion Detection
19 42 (5.84%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.06%) MySQL
3 16 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.56%) Big Data
9 3 (0.42%) DB2
9 3 (0.42%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.28%) Redis
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.09%) Moq
3 3 (0.42%) Hudson
3 3 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.42%) Subversion
3 3 (0.42%) JIRA
4 2 (0.28%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.14%) NUnit
General
1 71 (9.87%) Telecoms
2 70 (9.74%) Finance
3 18 (2.50%) Banking
3 18 (2.50%) Marketing
4 17 (2.36%) Retail
5 16 (2.23%) Legal
6 12 (1.67%) Advertising
7 8 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.42%) Automotive
9 3 (0.42%) Law
9 3 (0.42%) Military
9 3 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.28%) Billing
10 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 210 (29.21%) Network Engineer
2 129 (17.94%) Security Engineer
3 126 (17.52%) Consultant
4 83 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 69 (9.60%) Architect
6 67 (9.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 63 (8.76%) Security Consultant
7 63 (8.76%) Network Consultant
8 37 (5.15%) Network Security Consultant
9 34 (4.73%) Network Architect
10 30 (4.17%) Analyst
11 29 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 27 (3.76%) Administrator
13 25 (3.48%) Security Specialist
14 24 (3.34%) Security Architect
15 23 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
16 22 (3.06%) Security Analyst
17 21 (2.92%) Network Manager
18 20 (2.78%) Developer
18 20 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.06%) .NET
1 22 (3.06%) SOAP
1 22 (3.06%) XML
1 22 (3.06%) REST
2 21 (2.92%) WCF
3 17 (2.36%) STL
4 15 (2.09%) COM
4 15 (2.09%) LINQ
4 15 (2.09%) NHibernate
5 10 (1.39%) HTML
6 9 (1.25%) Regular Expression
7 7 (0.97%) HTML5
7 7 (0.97%) WPF
8 6 (0.83%) LAMP
8 6 (0.83%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.42%) Web Services
10 2 (0.28%) WinForms
10 2 (0.28%) Middleware
10 2 (0.28%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.95%) Management Information System
2 49 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.34%) Public Cloud
3 24 (3.34%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.78%) Open Source
5 18 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 12 (1.67%) CESG
6 12 (1.67%) PKI
7 9 (1.25%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.11%) Cryptography
9 6 (0.83%) CLARiiON
9 6 (0.83%) Blog
10 5 (0.70%) Statistics
10 5 (0.70%) FMCG
10 5 (0.70%) iPhone
10 5 (0.70%) iPad
10 5 (0.70%) User Experience
11 4 (0.56%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 227 (31.57%) Windows
2 145 (20.17%) Linux
3 58 (8.07%) UNIX
4 48 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.09%) Debian
8 14 (1.95%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.39%) CentOS
10 9 (1.25%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.42%) AIX
12 3 (0.42%) Solaris
12 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.14%) Android
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (19.33%) ITIL
2 86 (11.96%) Information Security
3 77 (10.71%) Project Management
4 71 (9.87%) SIEM
5 69 (9.60%) Security Architecture
6 67 (9.32%) Load Balancing
7 61 (8.48%) Network Monitoring
8 58 (8.07%) PRINCE2
9 57 (7.93%) Penetration Testing
10 56 (7.79%) Cyber Security
11 52 (7.23%) Network Design
12 48 (6.68%) Kalman Filter
13 43 (5.98%) Vulnerability Management
14 38 (5.29%) Migration
15 37 (5.15%) Network Management
16 34 (4.73%) Change Management
17 31 (4.31%) Risk Management
17 31 (4.31%) Network Architecture
18 30 (4.17%) Incident Management
19 29 (4.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (9.46%) SQL
2 36 (5.01%) Perl
3 33 (4.59%) Python
4 26 (3.62%) Ruby
5 25 (3.48%) Bash Shell
5 25 (3.48%) C++
6 22 (3.06%) C#
7 21 (2.92%) Java
8 16 (2.23%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.81%) PHP
10 11 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.97%) C
12 3 (0.42%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.28%) VB
14 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 320 (44.51%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (30.32%) CCNP
3 148 (20.58%) CCIE
4 100 (13.91%) CISSP
5 93 (12.93%) Degree
6 90 (12.52%) CCNA
7 86 (11.96%) CCSE
8 74 (10.29%) Security Cleared
9 45 (6.26%) SC Cleared
10 42 (5.84%) CCSA
11 40 (5.56%) CISM
12 28 (3.89%) JNCIE
13 27 (3.76%) JNCIP
14 26 (3.62%) CCDP
15 25 (3.48%) HP ASE
15 25 (3.48%) HP MASE
16 22 (3.06%) CEH
16 22 (3.06%) CISA
17 19 (2.64%) GIAC
18 16 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (11.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (7.23%) PCI DSS
3 36 (5.01%) SLA
4 29 (4.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (2.64%) COBIT
6 15 (2.09%) QA
7 8 (1.11%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.70%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.70%) FISMA
System Software
1 63 (8.76%) Active Directory
1 63 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.78%) vSphere
3 18 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.81%) KVM
4 13 (1.81%) Xen
5 8 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.97%) Snort
6 7 (0.97%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.70%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.56%) XenApp
9 3 (0.42%) XenServer
9 3 (0.42%) iptables
9 3 (0.42%) Postfix
9 3 (0.42%) Samba
9 3 (0.42%) Firmware
10 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.28%) Varnish
11 1 (0.14%) vCloud
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (3.48%) Puppet
2 19 (2.64%) SCCM
3 14 (1.95%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.11%) Cacti
5 6 (0.83%) ARCserve
6 5 (0.70%) Legato
6 5 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (0.70%) Nagios
6 5 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.70%) Salt
6 5 (0.70%) Icinga
7 4 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (0.56%) SCOM
7 4 (0.56%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.42%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 395 (54.94%) Cisco
2 225 (31.29%) CheckPoint
3 218 (30.32%) Juniper
4 147 (20.45%) F5
5 137 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 104 (14.46%) VMware
7 97 (13.49%) HP
8 41 (5.70%) Blue Coat
9 37 (5.15%) Citrix
10 36 (5.01%) Brocade
11 31 (4.31%) Nokia
12 23 (3.20%) SolarWinds
13 22 (3.06%) Fortinet
14 21 (2.92%) Veeam
14 21 (2.92%) CommVault
14 21 (2.92%) Websense
14 21 (2.92%) McAfee
15 20 (2.78%) Oracle
16 16 (2.23%) NetApp
16 16 (2.23%) Splunk
South East
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: negotiable + bens + great work!
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary + variable and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester, Kent
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £100 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 85000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Momentum
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Car Allowance
Posted: 14 days ago