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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 153 185 201
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 408 348 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.11% 1.60% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.42% 7.28% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 318 231 243
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,650 £62,500 £64,925
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
4332 4783 4918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.41% 22.06% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3616 3592 3823
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +10 114 £60,000 +9.09% 18
Hampshire +32 78 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Surrey +14 76 £45,000 -3.22% 2
Oxfordshire +17 37 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Buckinghamshire +26 36 £55,000 +29.41% 14
East Sussex +27 28 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Kent -12 13 £42,500 -5.55% 7
West Sussex -6 8 £47,500 +1.06% 1
Middlesex +5 2 £43,750 -7.89%
M4 Corridor - 2 £92,500 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 454 (61.68%) Firewall
2 403 (54.76%) Cisco
3 313 (42.53%) Cisco Certification
4 236 (32.07%) CCNP
5 208 (28.26%) Windows
6 203 (27.58%) Cisco ASA
7 199 (27.04%) WAN
8 185 (25.14%) CheckPoint
9 182 (24.73%) F5
10 176 (23.91%) LAN
11 155 (21.06%) Juniper
12 152 (20.65%) VMware
13 151 (20.52%) Linux
14 149 (20.24%) VPN
15 143 (19.43%) Data Centre
16 142 (19.29%) Wireless
17 139 (18.89%) CCNA
18 126 (17.12%) Information Security
19 116 (15.76%) Microsoft
20 112 (15.22%) CCIE
21 109 (14.81%) Presales
22 108 (14.67%) MPLS
23 104 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
24 102 (13.86%) DNS
24 102 (13.86%) ITIL
25 101 (13.72%) Telecoms
26 94 (12.77%) Active Directory
27 92 (12.50%) Palo Alto
28 90 (12.23%) TCP/IP
29 87 (11.82%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 62 (8.42%) MS Exchange
2 32 (4.35%) IIS
3 21 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (2.04%) OpenStack
5 11 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.36%) IBM Domino
7 6 (0.82%) Smallworld
8 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.54%) SAS
8 4 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.41%) Node.js
10 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 67 (9.10%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.40%) MS Office
3 9 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.82%) Maple
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.48%) SaaS
2 27 (3.67%) Office 365
3 16 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.22%) IaaS
4 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.95%) PaaS
6 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 454 (61.68%) Firewall
2 203 (27.58%) Cisco ASA
3 199 (27.04%) WAN
4 176 (23.91%) LAN
5 149 (20.24%) VPN
6 142 (19.29%) Wireless
7 108 (14.67%) MPLS
8 104 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 102 (13.86%) DNS
10 90 (12.23%) TCP/IP
11 87 (11.82%) VoIP
12 78 (10.60%) BGP
13 69 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
13 69 (9.38%) SSL
14 68 (9.24%) OSPF
15 62 (8.42%) Internet
16 58 (7.88%) SAN
17 55 (7.47%) Cisco PIX
18 44 (5.98%) IPsec
19 41 (5.57%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.58%) MySQL
3 17 (2.31%) DB2
4 13 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.95%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.95%) Redis
6 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.14%) Big Data
11 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.95%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.41%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.14%) MSI
5 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 101 (13.72%) Telecoms
2 87 (11.82%) Finance
3 23 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (2.72%) Marketing
5 17 (2.31%) Legal
6 15 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.77%) Electronics
8 8 (1.09%) Banking
9 7 (0.95%) Billing
10 6 (0.82%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.82%) Retail
11 5 (0.68%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.54%) Advertising
13 3 (0.41%) Automotive
13 3 (0.41%) Law
13 3 (0.41%) Local Government
14 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 286 (38.86%) Network Engineer
2 190 (25.82%) Security Engineer
3 140 (19.02%) Network Security Engineer
4 114 (15.49%) Cisco Engineer
5 110 (14.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 75 (10.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 74 (10.05%) Consultant
8 73 (9.92%) Analyst
9 48 (6.52%) Security Analyst
10 47 (6.39%) Architect
11 46 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 46 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 43 (5.84%) Network Analyst
12 43 (5.84%) Security Consultant
13 41 (5.57%) IT Engineer
14 39 (5.30%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 38 (5.16%) Network Security Analyst
16 36 (4.89%) Network Consultant
16 36 (4.89%) Support Engineer
16 36 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.31%) .NET
2 14 (1.90%) 802.1X
3 13 (1.77%) SOAP
4 11 (1.49%) XML
5 8 (1.09%) EJB
5 8 (1.09%) HTML
5 8 (1.09%) Java EE
5 8 (1.09%) JDBC
5 8 (1.09%) JSF
5 8 (1.09%) JSP
5 8 (1.09%) ODBC
5 8 (1.09%) Spring
6 7 (0.95%) CSS
7 6 (0.82%) HTML5
7 6 (0.82%) Web Services
8 3 (0.41%) COM
8 3 (0.41%) NHibernate
8 3 (0.41%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.41%) REST
8 3 (0.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 143 (19.43%) Data Centre
2 77 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.66%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (2.45%) Private Cloud
7 17 (2.31%) PKI
7 17 (2.31%) Replication
8 16 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (2.17%) NHS
8 16 (2.17%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.77%) EMC VNX
10 9 (1.22%) Statistics
11 8 (1.09%) Cryptography
11 8 (1.09%) Cybercrime
11 8 (1.09%) IVR
11 8 (1.09%) Verilog
11 8 (1.09%) VHDL
12 7 (0.95%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 208 (28.26%) Windows
2 151 (20.52%) Linux
3 59 (8.02%) Unix
4 52 (7.07%) Windows Server
5 38 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (3.26%) CentOS
8 15 (2.04%) Android
9 14 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.77%) Solaris
11 10 (1.36%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.09%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.82%) Debian
13 6 (0.82%) Fedora
13 6 (0.82%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.54%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.12%) Information Security
2 109 (14.81%) Presales
3 102 (13.86%) ITIL
4 74 (10.05%) Network Design
5 71 (9.65%) Cybersecurity
6 70 (9.51%) Network Monitoring
7 46 (6.25%) Security Architecture
8 42 (5.71%) Load Balancing
8 42 (5.71%) Project Management
8 42 (5.71%) Security Management
9 41 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (5.43%) SIEM
11 33 (4.48%) Migration
12 32 (4.35%) Change Management
13 29 (3.94%) Network Management
13 29 (3.94%) Service Delivery
14 28 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (3.80%) Penetration Testing
15 27 (3.67%) Network Architecture
16 26 (3.53%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.43%) Python
2 27 (3.67%) C
3 26 (3.53%) SQL
4 23 (3.13%) C++
4 23 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 16 (2.17%) Java
6 15 (2.04%) C#
7 13 (1.77%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.63%) Perl
9 10 (1.36%) Ruby
10 8 (1.09%) R
11 7 (0.95%) PHP
11 7 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.82%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.27%) Tcl
14 1 (0.14%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 313 (42.53%) Cisco Certification
2 236 (32.07%) CCNP
3 139 (18.89%) CCNA
4 112 (15.22%) CCIE
5 87 (11.82%) Security Cleared
6 82 (11.14%) Degree
7 76 (10.33%) CISSP
8 66 (8.97%) SC Cleared
9 41 (5.57%) CCSE
10 34 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 31 (4.21%) DV Cleared
13 30 (4.08%) CEH
14 22 (2.99%) SANS
15 21 (2.85%) CCSA
16 20 (2.72%) MCSE
17 18 (2.45%) CCIP
18 17 (2.31%) CCSP
19 16 (2.17%) CISM
19 16 (2.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 25 (3.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (2.72%) SLA
5 14 (1.90%) COBIT
6 13 (1.77%) FISMA
7 6 (0.82%) COSO
8 5 (0.68%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.27%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.27%) QA
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 94 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 81 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (6.39%) vSphere
4 43 (5.84%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.77%) Docker
6 10 (1.36%) XenApp
7 9 (1.22%) NFS
8 6 (0.82%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.54%) Firmware
9 4 (0.54%) NDS
9 4 (0.54%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 4 (0.54%) Squid
9 4 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.54%) Xen
10 3 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.41%) KVM
10 3 (0.41%) Snort
11 2 (0.27%) vCloud
11 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.85%) SCCM
2 20 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 19 (2.58%) CiscoWorks
4 16 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
6 11 (1.49%) FortiGate
6 11 (1.49%) SCOrch
7 9 (1.22%) Endace
7 9 (1.22%) Nessus
7 9 (1.22%) Puppet
8 8 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.95%) Cacti
9 7 (0.95%) Cobbler
9 7 (0.95%) Nmap
9 7 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.82%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.82%) Nagios
11 5 (0.68%) SmokePing
12 4 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 403 (54.76%) Cisco
2 185 (25.14%) CheckPoint
3 182 (24.73%) F5
4 155 (21.06%) Juniper
5 152 (20.65%) VMware
6 116 (15.76%) Microsoft
7 92 (12.50%) Palo Alto
8 69 (9.38%) Blue Coat
9 55 (7.47%) HP
10 43 (5.84%) EMC
11 42 (5.71%) Riverbed
12 35 (4.76%) Citrix
12 35 (4.76%) SolarWinds
13 34 (4.62%) Aruba
14 31 (4.21%) Fortinet
15 26 (3.53%) Red Hat
16 24 (3.26%) Oracle
17 23 (3.13%) NetApp
18 21 (2.85%) ArcSight
19 20 (2.72%) Forcepoint
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Thales
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28500.00 - £35000.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £50000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago