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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 169 198 164
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 345 323 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.89% 1.52% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.58% 7.10% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 255 234 306
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
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
3602 4552 5058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.75% 21.42% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2934 3558 3965
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 118 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Hampshire +1 57 £45,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +46 46 £62,500 +4.16% 8
Surrey -5 44 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Kent +27 20 £42,500 +4.29% 1
East Sussex +17 20 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -11 20 £44,750 -5.78% 4
West Sussex -3 15 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Middlesex +6 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £92,500 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 478 (63.56%) Firewall
2 396 (52.66%) Cisco
3 290 (38.56%) Cisco Certification
4 255 (33.91%) Windows
5 218 (28.99%) CCNP
6 196 (26.06%) Cisco ASA
7 187 (24.87%) CheckPoint
8 186 (24.73%) WAN
9 185 (24.60%) Linux
10 184 (24.47%) LAN
10 184 (24.47%) F5
11 177 (23.54%) VPN
12 157 (20.88%) Juniper
13 143 (19.02%) Microsoft
14 137 (18.22%) VMware
15 136 (18.09%) Wireless
16 133 (17.69%) DNS
17 132 (17.55%) Information Security
18 131 (17.42%) CCNA
19 112 (14.89%) Data Centre
20 102 (13.56%) TCP/IP
20 102 (13.56%) MPLS
21 101 (13.43%) Telecoms
22 100 (13.30%) ITIL
22 100 (13.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 100 (13.30%) Cisco Nexus
23 98 (13.03%) Active Directory
24 94 (12.50%) Palo Alto
25 92 (12.23%) Security Cleared
26 90 (11.97%) VoIP

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 73 (9.71%) MS Exchange
2 41 (5.45%) IIS
3 15 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.20%) IBM Domino
7 8 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.93%) SAS
9 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.80%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.40%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.40%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.27%) WordPress
12 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.13%) Site Server
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 79 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.59%) MS Office
3 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.80%) Maple
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.39%) Office 365
2 23 (3.06%) SaaS
3 14 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.66%) IaaS
6 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 478 (63.56%) Firewall
2 196 (26.06%) Cisco ASA
3 186 (24.73%) WAN
4 184 (24.47%) LAN
5 177 (23.54%) VPN
6 136 (18.09%) Wireless
7 133 (17.69%) DNS
8 102 (13.56%) MPLS
8 102 (13.56%) TCP/IP
9 100 (13.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 90 (11.97%) VoIP
11 75 (9.97%) BGP
12 73 (9.71%) SSL
13 72 (9.57%) OSPF
14 66 (8.78%) Intrusion Detection
15 63 (8.38%) Cisco PIX
16 57 (7.58%) DHCP
17 52 (6.91%) Internet
18 49 (6.52%) IPsec
19 47 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.20%) MySQL
5 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.93%) Redis
7 6 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.66%) Big Data
8 5 (0.66%) DB2
8 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.93%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.13%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.13%) MSI
3 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 101 (13.43%) Telecoms
2 89 (11.84%) Finance
3 16 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 15 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (1.73%) Electronics
6 11 (1.46%) Legal
7 10 (1.33%) Marketing
8 9 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.20%) Back Office
8 9 (1.20%) Banking
8 9 (1.20%) Games
9 7 (0.93%) Billing
10 3 (0.40%) Advertising
10 3 (0.40%) Automotive
10 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.40%) Retail
11 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.27%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 290 (38.56%) Network Engineer
2 220 (29.26%) Security Engineer
3 156 (20.74%) Network Security Engineer
4 115 (15.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 111 (14.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 78 (10.37%) Analyst
7 73 (9.71%) Consultant
7 73 (9.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 56 (7.45%) Security Analyst
9 50 (6.65%) IT Engineer
9 50 (6.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 50 (6.65%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 44 (5.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 43 (5.72%) Architect
11 43 (5.72%) Systems Engineer
12 39 (5.19%) Security Consultant
12 39 (5.19%) Support Engineer
13 37 (4.92%) IT Security Engineer
14 33 (4.39%) Network Analyst
14 33 (4.39%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.06%) 802.1X
2 17 (2.26%) .NET
3 11 (1.46%) SOAP
4 10 (1.33%) HTML
5 9 (1.20%) Regular Expression
5 9 (1.20%) Spring
5 9 (1.20%) XML
6 8 (1.06%) EJB
6 8 (1.06%) HTML5
6 8 (1.06%) Java EE
6 8 (1.06%) JDBC
6 8 (1.06%) JSF
6 8 (1.06%) JSP
6 8 (1.06%) ODBC
7 6 (0.80%) CSS
8 5 (0.66%) Node.js
8 5 (0.66%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (0.27%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.27%) CSS3
9 2 (0.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 112 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 66 (8.78%) Management Information System
3 60 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 31 (4.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (2.66%) PKI
7 15 (1.99%) Driving Licence
7 15 (1.99%) Replication
8 13 (1.73%) EMC VNX
8 13 (1.73%) NHS
8 13 (1.73%) Statistics
9 12 (1.60%) Cybercrime
10 10 (1.33%) CESG
11 8 (1.06%) Verilog
11 8 (1.06%) VHDL
12 7 (0.93%) IVR
13 6 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.80%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 255 (33.91%) Windows
2 185 (24.60%) Linux
3 58 (7.71%) Windows Server
4 40 (5.32%) Unix
4 40 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (3.59%) CentOS
7 15 (1.99%) Solaris
8 14 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.60%) Android
9 12 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.33%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.93%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.66%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.53%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (17.55%) Information Security
2 100 (13.30%) ITIL
3 78 (10.37%) Presales
4 68 (9.04%) Network Monitoring
5 66 (8.78%) Cybersecurity
6 60 (7.98%) Network Design
7 54 (7.18%) SIEM
8 45 (5.98%) Security Architecture
9 43 (5.72%) Project Management
10 39 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (4.52%) Network Management
12 33 (4.39%) Change Management
12 33 (4.39%) Network Architecture
12 33 (4.39%) Penetration Testing
13 30 (3.99%) Security Management
13 30 (3.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 29 (3.86%) Load Balancing
14 29 (3.86%) Vulnerability Management
15 26 (3.46%) Root Cause Analysis
16 24 (3.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.26%) SQL
2 25 (3.32%) C
3 24 (3.19%) Python
4 19 (2.53%) C++
4 19 (2.53%) Java
5 16 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.33%) C#
7 9 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.06%) PHP
8 8 (1.06%) R
8 8 (1.06%) Ruby
9 7 (0.93%) Perl
9 7 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.80%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.53%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 290 (38.56%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (28.99%) CCNP
3 131 (17.42%) CCNA
4 92 (12.23%) Security Cleared
5 84 (11.17%) CISSP
6 80 (10.64%) CCIE
6 80 (10.64%) Degree
7 66 (8.78%) SC Cleared
8 51 (6.78%) CCSE
9 31 (4.12%) CEH
10 30 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (3.59%) CCSA
12 26 (3.46%) JNCIP
12 26 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 25 (3.32%) DV Cleared
13 25 (3.32%) MCSE
14 21 (2.79%) JNCIS
15 17 (2.26%) CCSP
15 17 (2.26%) CISA
16 16 (2.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (13.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 26 (3.46%) SLA
4 21 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (2.13%) ISO 9001
6 15 (1.99%) FISMA
7 10 (1.33%) COBIT
8 4 (0.53%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.40%) QA
9 3 (0.40%) RMADS
10 2 (0.27%) COSO
10 2 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.27%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.13%) GPG13
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 98 (13.03%) Active Directory
2 64 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (6.78%) vSphere
4 37 (4.92%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.73%) Docker
6 10 (1.33%) Firmware
6 10 (1.33%) XenApp
7 8 (1.06%) NFS
8 7 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (0.93%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.66%) Snort
11 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.53%) NDS
11 4 (0.53%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 4 (0.53%) Squid
11 4 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.53%) Xen
12 2 (0.27%) KVM
12 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (3.99%) Cisco Prime
2 29 (3.86%) SCCM
3 26 (3.46%) Nessus
4 19 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (2.53%) FortiGate
5 12 (1.60%) Cisco UCCX
5 12 (1.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 10 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.20%) Puppet
8 8 (1.06%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.06%) Cacti
8 8 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (0.93%) Cobbler
9 7 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.80%) Nagios
10 6 (0.80%) SmokePing
10 6 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.66%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.53%) Nmap
Vendors
1 396 (52.66%) Cisco
2 187 (24.87%) CheckPoint
3 184 (24.47%) F5
4 157 (20.88%) Juniper
5 143 (19.02%) Microsoft
6 137 (18.22%) VMware
7 94 (12.50%) Palo Alto
8 74 (9.84%) Blue Coat
9 38 (5.05%) Riverbed
10 35 (4.65%) SolarWinds
11 34 (4.52%) Aruba
12 33 (4.39%) Citrix
12 33 (4.39%) HP
13 29 (3.86%) Fortinet
14 28 (3.72%) EMC
15 22 (2.93%) Red Hat
16 19 (2.53%) Intel Security
17 18 (2.39%) ArcSight
17 18 (2.39%) Stonesoft
18 17 (2.26%) Forcepoint
Reigate, Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Tangent International
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 39,775-43,216
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlesex
AAP3
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Wolsey Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reigate
Capita plc
Salary: £10000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + £7.2K Car,10% Bonus,Stock,Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £70000 - £77500 per annum + Bonus + Car A. + Bens + Shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago