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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 176 145 186
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +41
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 348 410 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.83% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.00% 7.73% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 259 340 249
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4971 5301 5575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.68% 23.62% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3868 4225 4687
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 140 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Hampshire +16 65 £39,000 -20.00% 6
Kent -6 43 £21,500 -49.41% 3
Surrey -21 39 £46,000 +10.17% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 33 £50,000 -2.91% 4
M4 Corridor +13 8 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -13 7 £28,000 -17.64% 1
Middlesex -10 4 £65,000 -7.14%
East Sussex -15 3 £40,000 +40.35%
West Sussex -23 2 £57,500 +32.18%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 355 (58.10%) Firewall
2 326 (53.36%) Cisco
3 251 (41.08%) Cisco Certification
4 194 (31.75%) CheckPoint
5 188 (30.77%) Juniper
6 171 (27.99%) CCNA
7 155 (25.37%) TCP/IP
8 151 (24.71%) Windows
9 137 (22.42%) LAN
10 135 (22.09%) Cisco ASA
11 127 (20.79%) CCNP
12 121 (19.80%) Microsoft
13 119 (19.48%) WAN
14 117 (19.15%) VPN
14 117 (19.15%) Telecoms
15 113 (18.49%) F5
16 90 (14.73%) DNS
17 88 (14.40%) Linux
18 81 (13.26%) Security Cleared
19 74 (12.11%) Degree
19 74 (12.11%) MS Excel
19 74 (12.11%) VoIP
19 74 (12.11%) ITIL
20 71 (11.62%) Blue Coat
21 70 (11.46%) BGP
22 67 (10.97%) OSPF
22 67 (10.97%) Active Directory
22 67 (10.97%) CISSP
23 64 (10.47%) VMware
24 62 (10.15%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (8.35%) MS Exchange
2 31 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (4.75%) IIS
4 26 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (2.45%) Apache
7 13 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.80%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.47%) Lync
10 7 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.98%) CMS
12 4 (0.65%) nginx
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 74 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.40%) MS Office
3 12 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.13%) SaaS
2 10 (1.64%) Route 53
2 10 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
2 10 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.31%) Office 365
4 4 (0.65%) Taleo
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 355 (58.10%) Firewall
2 155 (25.37%) TCP/IP
3 137 (22.42%) LAN
4 135 (22.09%) Cisco ASA
5 119 (19.48%) WAN
6 117 (19.15%) VPN
7 90 (14.73%) DNS
8 74 (12.11%) VoIP
9 70 (11.46%) BGP
10 67 (10.97%) OSPF
11 62 (10.15%) Wireless
12 59 (9.66%) SSL
13 57 (9.33%) IPsec
14 55 (9.00%) DHCP
15 54 (8.84%) Cisco PIX
16 43 (7.04%) Internet
17 42 (6.87%) EIGRP
18 41 (6.71%) Cisco IOS
19 40 (6.55%) MPLS
20 38 (6.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.82%) MySQL
4 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.16%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.15%) Moq
3 6 (0.98%) Subversion
4 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.49%) MSTest
5 3 (0.49%) NUnit
6 2 (0.33%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.16%) StarTeam
General
1 117 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 60 (9.82%) Finance
3 38 (6.22%) Marketing
4 17 (2.78%) Retail
5 15 (2.45%) Billing
6 13 (2.13%) Back Office
7 12 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.31%) Banking
9 7 (1.15%) Legal
10 4 (0.65%) Military
11 3 (0.49%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Automotive
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 189 (30.93%) Network Engineer
2 121 (19.80%) Security Engineer
3 95 (15.55%) Consultant
4 84 (13.75%) Network Security Engineer
5 45 (7.36%) Network Support
6 40 (6.55%) Analyst
7 39 (6.38%) Architect
7 39 (6.38%) Security Consultant
8 38 (6.22%) Support Engineer
9 37 (6.06%) Network Consultant
10 30 (4.91%) Senior Network Engineer
11 28 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (4.58%) Network Security Consultant
12 27 (4.42%) Security Architect
13 24 (3.93%) Network Analyst
14 22 (3.60%) Security Specialist
15 21 (3.44%) Support Analyst
16 20 (3.27%) Security Analyst
17 19 (3.11%) Network Design Engineer
17 19 (3.11%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.62%) .NET
2 11 (1.80%) Web Services
3 10 (1.64%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.15%) XML
4 7 (1.15%) WCF
5 5 (0.82%) HTML
6 4 (0.65%) LINQ
6 4 (0.65%) NHibernate
6 4 (0.65%) JSON
6 4 (0.65%) SOAP
6 4 (0.65%) STL
6 4 (0.65%) COM
6 4 (0.65%) REST
7 3 (0.49%) Qt
7 3 (0.49%) XML Schema
7 3 (0.49%) CSS
7 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.49%) JSP
7 3 (0.49%) MFC
7 3 (0.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.11%) PKI
2 17 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.45%) Digital Media
4 14 (2.29%) CESG
4 14 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.13%) Replication
6 8 (1.31%) Smartphone
6 8 (1.31%) Open Source
7 7 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 6 (0.98%) Economics
8 6 (0.98%) Clustering
8 6 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 6 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.82%) Tandem
10 4 (0.65%) Life Science
10 4 (0.65%) SCADA
10 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.49%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.49%) Physics
12 2 (0.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 151 (24.71%) Windows
2 88 (14.40%) Linux
3 48 (7.86%) UNIX
4 35 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (3.27%) Windows XP
6 20 (3.27%) Windows 7
7 17 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (2.45%) Ubuntu
9 14 (2.29%) CentOS
10 10 (1.64%) Debian
10 10 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.47%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.31%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.98%) AIX
14 2 (0.33%) Solaris
14 2 (0.33%) VMS
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (12.11%) ITIL
2 58 (9.49%) Network Design
3 55 (9.00%) Network Management
4 35 (5.73%) Service Delivery
4 35 (5.73%) Change Management
5 30 (4.91%) SIEM
5 30 (4.91%) Information Security
5 30 (4.91%) Project Management
6 29 (4.75%) Data Security
7 28 (4.58%) Load Balancing
8 25 (4.09%) Network Architecture
9 22 (3.60%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (3.11%) Risk Management
11 18 (2.95%) Change Control
12 17 (2.78%) Migration
12 17 (2.78%) Service Management
12 17 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (2.62%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (2.62%) CRM
14 15 (2.45%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.24%) SQL
2 18 (2.95%) Perl
3 14 (2.29%) PHP
4 13 (2.13%) Java
4 13 (2.13%) C
5 10 (1.64%) Ruby
6 9 (1.47%) C++
7 8 (1.31%) C#
8 7 (1.15%) Python
9 5 (0.82%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.33%) VB
11 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.16%) VBScript
12 1 (0.16%) Lua
Qualifications
1 251 (41.08%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (27.99%) CCNA
3 127 (20.79%) CCNP
4 81 (13.26%) Security Cleared
5 74 (12.11%) Degree
6 67 (10.97%) CISSP
7 56 (9.17%) CCSA
8 50 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (7.69%) JNCIA
10 41 (6.71%) SC Cleared
11 39 (6.38%) CCSE
12 33 (5.40%) MCSE
13 28 (4.58%) CCIE
13 28 (4.58%) CCSP
14 16 (2.62%) DV Cleared
15 15 (2.45%) MCITP
16 12 (1.96%) CISM
17 10 (1.64%) MCSA
17 10 (1.64%) RHCE
18 9 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.02%) SLA
2 44 (7.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 39 (6.38%) PCI DSS
4 19 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.64%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.82%) QA
7 3 (0.49%) GPG13
7 3 (0.49%) COBIT
7 3 (0.49%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 67 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.44%) vSphere
4 20 (3.27%) ProxySG
5 17 (2.78%) ISA Server
6 16 (2.62%) Snort
7 14 (2.29%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.80%) KVM
10 7 (1.15%) FreeRADIUS
11 5 (0.82%) XenServer
11 5 (0.82%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.82%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.82%) Novell eDirectory
12 4 (0.65%) UAG
12 4 (0.65%) Varnish
12 4 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.49%) Xen
13 3 (0.49%) Squid
Systems Management
1 20 (3.27%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.45%) SCCM
3 13 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (1.96%) Puppet
5 11 (1.80%) ARCserve
6 10 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.98%) Nagios
7 6 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.82%) Cacti
9 4 (0.65%) Ansible
9 4 (0.65%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.65%) Munin
9 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.49%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.49%) OpenView
10 3 (0.49%) Netcool
10 3 (0.49%) Nessus
11 2 (0.33%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 326 (53.36%) Cisco
2 194 (31.75%) CheckPoint
3 188 (30.77%) Juniper
4 121 (19.80%) Microsoft
5 113 (18.49%) F5
6 71 (11.62%) Blue Coat
7 64 (10.47%) VMware
8 49 (8.02%) Avaya
9 43 (7.04%) HP
10 38 (6.22%) Websense
10 38 (6.22%) McAfee
11 31 (5.07%) ServiceNow
12 23 (3.76%) Symantec
13 21 (3.44%) Riverbed
14 17 (2.78%) Sourcefire
15 16 (2.62%) IBM
16 15 (2.45%) SolarWinds
16 15 (2.45%) Nokia
17 14 (2.29%) IronPort
17 14 (2.29%) Splunk
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Theale, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £51500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
ARM Information Security & Communications
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
IT HR
Salary: Based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Esum
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + Full Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Esum
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + Full Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Esum
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + Full Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £40,000 per annum £40K Circa + Bonus + Bens + Package
Posted: 6 days ago