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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 163 149 163
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 364 425 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.75% 1.91% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.38% 8.44% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 286 318 277
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
4344 5034 4755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.85% 22.61% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3731 3681
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 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 28 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 -43 105 £52,500 - 7
Hampshire +7 89 £45,000 +2.27% 10
Surrey +7 72 £47,500 +7.95% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 28 £52,500 - 3
Oxfordshire +20 27 £48,250 +28.66% 7
West Sussex +7 15 £40,000 +6.66%
Kent -5 15 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Middlesex +1 8 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Sussex +3 6 £40,000 +23.07%
East Sussex - 3 £65,000 - 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 28 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.

1 397 (60.43%) Firewall
2 329 (50.08%) Cisco
3 271 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
4 224 (34.09%) Windows
5 183 (27.85%) WAN
5 183 (27.85%) CCNP
6 168 (25.57%) LAN
7 164 (24.96%) TCP/IP
8 157 (23.90%) CheckPoint
9 140 (21.31%) VPN
10 138 (21.00%) Microsoft
11 123 (18.72%) Information Security
12 122 (18.57%) ITIL
12 122 (18.57%) Telecoms
13 121 (18.42%) Juniper
14 115 (17.50%) DNS
14 115 (17.50%) CCNA
15 112 (17.05%) Finance
16 110 (16.74%) F5
17 109 (16.59%) Cisco ASA
17 109 (16.59%) Linux
18 106 (16.13%) BGP
19 104 (15.83%) Data Centre
20 101 (15.37%) VMware
21 99 (15.07%) CISSP
22 91 (13.85%) Degree
23 88 (13.39%) Security Cleared
24 86 (13.09%) MS Excel
25 81 (12.33%) MPLS
26 76 (11.57%) CCIE

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 29 (4.41%) IIS
2 26 (3.96%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.98%) Lync
4 11 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.76%) Apache
6 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.46%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 86 (13.09%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.81%) MS Office
3 13 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.46%) 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
1 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.44%) SaaS
3 15 (2.28%) IaaS
4 9 (1.37%) Office 365
5 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.46%) PaaS
6 2 (0.30%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 397 (60.43%) Firewall
2 183 (27.85%) WAN
3 168 (25.57%) LAN
4 164 (24.96%) TCP/IP
5 140 (21.31%) VPN
6 115 (17.50%) DNS
7 109 (16.59%) Cisco ASA
8 106 (16.13%) BGP
9 81 (12.33%) MPLS
10 76 (11.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 75 (11.42%) VoIP
12 69 (10.50%) OSPF
13 65 (9.89%) BIG-IP
14 62 (9.44%) Wireless
15 61 (9.28%) Internet
16 57 (8.68%) DHCP
17 53 (8.07%) IPsec
17 53 (8.07%) Cisco PIX
18 49 (7.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 47 (7.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.13%) MySQL
3 12 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (6.54%) Visual Studio
2 20 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.89%) Moq
4 18 (2.74%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.22%) Jasmine
5 8 (1.22%) Grunt
5 8 (1.22%) Bower
5 8 (1.22%) gulp
5 8 (1.22%) NUnit
5 8 (1.22%) Selenium
6 3 (0.46%) JIRA
7 2 (0.30%) WebLOAD
General
1 122 (18.57%) Telecoms
2 112 (17.05%) Finance
3 25 (3.81%) Banking
4 16 (2.44%) Retail
4 16 (2.44%) Marketing
5 14 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.37%) Legal
7 7 (1.07%) Back Office
8 6 (0.91%) Billing
8 6 (0.91%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.76%) Advertising
9 5 (0.76%) Games
10 3 (0.46%) Electronics
10 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 160 (24.35%) Network Engineer
2 107 (16.29%) Security Engineer
3 80 (12.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 79 (12.02%) Consultant
5 63 (9.59%) Architect
6 60 (9.13%) Analyst
7 40 (6.09%) Administrator
8 39 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
9 38 (5.78%) Security Consultant
10 37 (5.63%) Security Analyst
11 34 (5.18%) Network Consultant
12 33 (5.02%) Developer
13 26 (3.96%) Network Architect
13 26 (3.96%) Senior Network Engineer
14 25 (3.81%) Security Specialist
15 24 (3.65%) C# Developer
16 23 (3.50%) Network Manager
16 23 (3.50%) Security Manager
17 21 (3.20%) Support Analyst
18 20 (3.04%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.00%) .NET
2 35 (5.33%) WCF
3 27 (4.11%) SOAP
3 27 (4.11%) XML
3 27 (4.11%) REST
4 26 (3.96%) HTML
5 25 (3.81%) ASP.NET
6 24 (3.65%) HTML5
7 21 (3.20%) STL
8 20 (3.04%) NHibernate
9 19 (2.89%) LINQ
10 18 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (2.59%) RESTful
11 17 (2.59%) COM
12 9 (1.37%) CSS
12 9 (1.37%) Web Services
13 8 (1.22%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.22%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.22%) Entity Framework
14 7 (1.07%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 104 (15.83%) Data Centre
2 75 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 23 (3.50%) CESG
6 21 (3.20%) IVR
7 19 (2.89%) Client/Server
7 19 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.67%) Replication
9 10 (1.52%) PKI
10 9 (1.37%) Clustering
10 9 (1.37%) RIA
11 7 (1.07%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.91%) Online Banking
12 6 (0.91%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (0.91%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.76%) CMDB
14 4 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 224 (34.09%) Windows
2 109 (16.59%) Linux
3 50 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (4.57%) UNIX
6 12 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.22%) Debian
8 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.07%) CentOS
10 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.46%) Android
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (18.72%) Information Security
2 122 (18.57%) ITIL
3 71 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 58 (8.83%) Network Monitoring
5 50 (7.61%) SIEM
6 48 (7.31%) Network Management
7 44 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 42 (6.39%) Cyber Security
9 41 (6.24%) Network Design
10 39 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (5.63%) Risk Management
12 35 (5.33%) Security Architecture
13 32 (4.87%) Penetration Testing
14 29 (4.41%) OOD
14 29 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
14 29 (4.41%) Multithreading
15 27 (4.11%) Software Licensing
15 27 (4.11%) Project Management
16 26 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
17 24 (3.65%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (7.00%) C#
2 35 (5.33%) SQL
3 33 (5.02%) C++
4 21 (3.20%) Perl
4 21 (3.20%) PowerShell
5 18 (2.74%) Java
6 17 (2.59%) Python
7 11 (1.67%) C
7 11 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.37%) PHP
9 6 (0.91%) Ruby
10 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.46%) VB
13 2 (0.30%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.15%) Tcl
14 1 (0.15%) VBA
14 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 271 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
2 183 (27.85%) CCNP
3 115 (17.50%) CCNA
4 99 (15.07%) CISSP
5 91 (13.85%) Degree
6 88 (13.39%) Security Cleared
7 76 (11.57%) CCIE
8 46 (7.00%) CCSE
9 37 (5.63%) CCSA
9 37 (5.63%) SC Cleared
10 33 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (4.41%) CCDP
12 28 (4.26%) CEH
13 26 (3.96%) CISM
14 23 (3.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (2.89%) CISA
16 18 (2.74%) MCSE
17 14 (2.13%) GIAC
17 14 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 13 (1.98%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (5.78%) PCI DSS
3 26 (3.96%) SLA
4 6 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.91%) COBIT
5 5 (0.76%) QA
6 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.15%) FISMA
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 70 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 65 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.94%) vSphere
4 29 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.67%) ProxySG
6 10 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.07%) KVM
9 6 (0.91%) Firmware
9 6 (0.91%) XenApp
10 4 (0.61%) Snort
10 4 (0.61%) Xen
11 3 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.30%) NFS
12 2 (0.30%) XenServer
12 2 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.30%) UAG
13 1 (0.15%) vCloud
13 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (7.00%) FortiGate
2 22 (3.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 22 (3.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (1.37%) Nagios
5 8 (1.22%) Puppet
6 6 (0.91%) Nessus
6 6 (0.91%) Nmap
7 4 (0.61%) Check_MK
7 4 (0.61%) vMotion
8 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.46%) WSUS
8 3 (0.46%) SCCM
8 3 (0.46%) SCOM
8 3 (0.46%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.30%) Cacti
9 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 329 (50.08%) Cisco
2 157 (23.90%) CheckPoint
3 138 (21.00%) Microsoft
4 121 (18.42%) Juniper
5 110 (16.74%) F5
6 101 (15.37%) VMware
7 47 (7.15%) HP
8 36 (5.48%) Blue Coat
9 21 (3.20%) SolarWinds
9 21 (3.20%) Citrix
10 19 (2.89%) Websense
11 18 (2.74%) Fortinet
12 17 (2.59%) Splunk
12 17 (2.59%) Nokia
13 14 (2.13%) McAfee
14 12 (1.83%) CommVault
14 12 (1.83%) Symantec
14 12 (1.83%) Avaya
15 11 (1.67%) EMC
15 11 (1.67%) Veeam
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