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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / South East
Rank 159 171 175
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 293 351 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.99% 1.83% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.92% 8.60% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 226 271 238
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
2953 4082 4581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.09% 21.23% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 3475 3549
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,300 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +3 85 £55,000 -6.38% 3
Surrey +34 56 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Hampshire -7 51 £50,000 - 9
East Sussex +22 27 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Oxfordshire +6 24 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Kent +27 23 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 11 £65,000 +68.83% 3
West Sussex +19 10 £25,000 -50.00% 2
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Middlesex -2 2 £27,500 -17.91%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 395 (64.23%) Firewall
2 290 (47.15%) Cisco
3 220 (35.77%) Cisco Certification
4 202 (32.85%) CheckPoint
5 190 (30.89%) Windows
6 164 (26.67%) LAN
7 161 (26.18%) WAN
8 159 (25.85%) Juniper
9 151 (24.55%) CCNP
10 147 (23.90%) Palo Alto
11 145 (23.58%) DNS
12 140 (22.76%) VPN
13 130 (21.14%) Microsoft
14 124 (20.16%) CCNA
15 112 (18.21%) MPLS
16 111 (18.05%) Wireless
17 106 (17.24%) Linux
17 106 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
18 99 (16.10%) Data Centre
19 97 (15.77%) TCP/IP
20 96 (15.61%) Information Security
21 95 (15.45%) F5
22 93 (15.12%) Active Directory
23 87 (14.15%) Network Design
24 80 (13.01%) Kalman Filter
25 77 (12.52%) ITIL
26 72 (11.71%) Windows Server
27 71 (11.54%) CCIE
28 65 (10.57%) DHCP
29 64 (10.41%) OSPF

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 25 (4.07%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (1.95%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.46%) CMS
5 6 (0.98%) IIS
5 6 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.65%) Apache
8 3 (0.49%) nginx
9 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.20%) MS Office
3 19 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.49%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.37%) Office 365
3 31 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (3.58%) SaaS
5 7 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (1.14%) PaaS
6 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.98%) IaaS
7 4 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.49%) Route 53
8 3 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 395 (64.23%) Firewall
2 164 (26.67%) LAN
3 161 (26.18%) WAN
4 145 (23.58%) DNS
5 140 (22.76%) VPN
6 112 (18.21%) MPLS
7 111 (18.05%) Wireless
8 106 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
9 97 (15.77%) TCP/IP
10 65 (10.57%) DHCP
11 64 (10.41%) BGP
11 64 (10.41%) OSPF
12 49 (7.97%) VoIP
13 45 (7.32%) Ethernet
14 43 (6.99%) Cisco Nexus
14 43 (6.99%) Internet
15 42 (6.83%) ADSL
15 42 (6.83%) SNMP
16 41 (6.67%) IPsec
17 35 (5.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.76%) MySQL
4 14 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.79%) InfluxDB
6 8 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.65%) DB2
10 3 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.49%) Big Data
10 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.16%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (1.63%) Git (software)
1 10 (1.63%) Jenkins
1 10 (1.63%) Vagrant
2 9 (1.46%) Subversion
2 9 (1.46%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.81%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.49%) Android Studio
4 3 (0.49%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.49%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (7.97%) Telecoms
2 33 (5.37%) Finance
3 20 (3.25%) Games
4 16 (2.60%) Marketing
5 11 (1.79%) Legal
6 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.81%) Back Office
8 5 (0.81%) Retail
9 2 (0.33%) Automotive
9 2 (0.33%) Banking
9 2 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (33.17%) Network Engineer
2 128 (20.81%) Security Engineer
3 70 (11.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 63 (10.24%) Support Engineer
5 61 (9.92%) Analyst
6 56 (9.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 50 (8.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 50 (8.13%) Juniper Engineer
7 50 (8.13%) Security Analyst
8 46 (7.48%) Architect
8 46 (7.48%) Firewall Engineer
9 44 (7.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 37 (6.02%) Consultant
11 36 (5.85%) NOC Engineer
12 35 (5.69%) Senior Security Engineer
13 32 (5.20%) Senior Network Engineer
14 29 (4.72%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 29 (4.72%) Network Manager
14 29 (4.72%) Network Support
14 29 (4.72%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.58%) 802.1X
2 19 (3.09%) Web Services
3 14 (2.28%) .NET
4 9 (1.46%) HTML
4 9 (1.46%) XML
5 8 (1.30%) WCF
6 6 (0.98%) SAML
7 5 (0.81%) OAuth2
7 5 (0.81%) OpenID
7 5 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.49%) CSS
8 3 (0.49%) iBATIS
8 3 (0.49%) J2EE
8 3 (0.49%) LAMP
8 3 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.49%) RESTful
8 3 (0.49%) Spring
9 2 (0.33%) WinForms
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.16%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.10%) Data Centre
2 51 (8.29%) Management Information System
3 34 (5.53%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 23 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (3.25%) Driving Licence
7 18 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.28%) PKI
9 13 (2.11%) CESG
9 13 (2.11%) iPad
10 9 (1.46%) e-Health
10 9 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.98%) Replication
11 6 (0.98%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.81%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.65%) CCTV
13 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 190 (30.89%) Windows
2 106 (17.24%) Linux
3 72 (11.71%) Windows Server
4 36 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (5.20%) Unix
6 31 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.28%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.95%) CentOS
10 11 (1.79%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.63%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.46%) Solaris
13 8 (1.30%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.81%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.49%) Android
16 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (15.61%) Information Security
2 87 (14.15%) Network Design
3 80 (13.01%) Kalman Filter
4 77 (12.52%) ITIL
5 59 (9.59%) Presales
6 58 (9.43%) Risk Management
7 44 (7.15%) Network Management
7 44 (7.15%) SIEM
8 43 (6.99%) Security Management
9 41 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
9 41 (6.67%) Security Operations
10 40 (6.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 37 (6.02%) Load Balancing
12 35 (5.69%) Security Monitoring
13 33 (5.37%) Project Management
14 29 (4.72%) Security Architecture
15 28 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (4.39%) Network Architecture
17 25 (4.07%) Cybersecurity
18 24 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.20%) SQL
2 30 (4.88%) Python
3 24 (3.90%) Java
4 14 (2.28%) PowerShell
5 12 (1.95%) C#
5 12 (1.95%) C++
6 9 (1.46%) Ruby
7 8 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.30%) C
8 7 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.14%) VBScript
9 6 (0.98%) Perl
10 3 (0.49%) PHP
11 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 220 (35.77%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (24.55%) CCNP
3 124 (20.16%) CCNA
4 71 (11.54%) CCIE
5 55 (8.94%) CISSP
6 52 (8.46%) Security Cleared
7 47 (7.64%) Degree
8 44 (7.15%) CCSE
9 38 (6.18%) SC Cleared
10 32 (5.20%) CCSP
11 26 (4.23%) CEH
12 24 (3.90%) JNCIS
13 23 (3.74%) CISA
14 22 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (3.25%) CCIP
16 19 (3.09%) CCSA
16 19 (3.09%) DV Cleared
17 18 (2.93%) MCSE
18 17 (2.76%) Check Point Certification
19 15 (2.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.83%) SLA
2 39 (6.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.81%) FISMA
4 5 (0.81%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.33%) QA
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) COSO
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (15.12%) Active Directory
2 34 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.72%) ProxySG
4 25 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.95%) Docker
6 11 (1.79%) Firmware
7 9 (1.46%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.30%) vSphere
9 5 (0.81%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.49%) XenApp
11 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.16%) NFS
12 1 (0.16%) Snort
12 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (5.20%) SCCM
2 27 (4.39%) Nessus
3 25 (4.07%) FortiGate
4 20 (3.25%) SCOM
5 19 (3.09%) Puppet
6 12 (1.95%) Nagios
6 12 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 10 (1.63%) Ansible
8 8 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.14%) Salt
10 6 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.98%) QRadar
11 5 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (0.81%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.65%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.49%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.49%) Kibana
13 3 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 290 (47.15%) Cisco
2 202 (32.85%) CheckPoint
3 159 (25.85%) Juniper
4 147 (23.90%) Palo Alto
5 130 (21.14%) Microsoft
6 95 (15.45%) F5
7 64 (10.41%) Fortinet
8 62 (10.08%) Blue Coat
9 55 (8.94%) VMware
10 49 (7.97%) HP
11 33 (5.37%) Intel Security
12 25 (4.07%) Imperva
12 25 (4.07%) LogRhythm
13 22 (3.58%) SolarWinds
14 21 (3.41%) Sourcefire
15 20 (3.25%) Citrix
15 20 (3.25%) Proofpoint
16 19 (3.09%) Mitel
17 18 (2.93%) TippingPoint
18 17 (2.76%) Avaya
Brighton, Sussex
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-80,000+Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Adeptis Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Other Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70k basic + £7,200 car allowance + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Haywards Heath
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 25 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + X2 OTE
Posted: 27 days ago