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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 142 159 171
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 433 359 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.91% 1.65% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.59% 7.43% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 320 274 309
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
5038 4835 5261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.25% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3750 3754 4311
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +24 198 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Hampshire +20 87 £44,000 -24.78% 4
Surrey +30 71 £44,000 +4.14% 11
Buckinghamshire -5 29 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Kent +6 25 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Oxfordshire +4 11 £37,500 +7.14%
Middlesex +7 10 £35,000 -12.50%
West Sussex -19 5 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Sussex +4 1 £32,500 -50.00%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 394 (49.44%) Firewall
2 379 (47.55%) Cisco
3 282 (35.38%) Windows
4 248 (31.12%) Juniper
5 244 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
6 206 (25.85%) CheckPoint
7 155 (19.45%) F5
8 150 (18.82%) CCNP
9 147 (18.44%) CCNA
9 147 (18.44%) WAN
10 146 (18.32%) TCP/IP
10 146 (18.32%) Linux
11 140 (17.57%) Telecoms
12 139 (17.44%) LAN
13 136 (17.06%) Cisco ASA
14 128 (16.06%) DNS
15 127 (15.93%) Microsoft
16 126 (15.81%) VPN
17 110 (13.80%) Blue Coat
18 108 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
19 107 (13.43%) ITIL
20 104 (13.05%) VMware
21 103 (12.92%) Active Directory
21 103 (12.92%) CISSP
22 91 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
23 89 (11.17%) Degree
24 85 (10.66%) CCSE
25 83 (10.41%) MS Excel
26 77 (9.66%) Finance
27 75 (9.41%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 67 (8.41%) IIS
2 55 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 50 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 43 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 40 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (4.02%) Tomcat
7 26 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (2.26%) Apache
9 12 (1.51%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.13%) Lync
11 8 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.75%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.38%) SAS
15 2 (0.25%) nginx
15 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.02%) MS Office
3 25 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.25%) SaaS
2 9 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.00%) Office 365
4 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.50%) PaaS
6 4 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.50%) Route 53
7 3 (0.38%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 394 (49.44%) Firewall
2 147 (18.44%) WAN
3 146 (18.32%) TCP/IP
4 139 (17.44%) LAN
5 136 (17.06%) Cisco ASA
6 128 (16.06%) DNS
7 126 (15.81%) VPN
8 74 (9.28%) Internet
9 68 (8.53%) DHCP
10 66 (8.28%) OSPF
11 62 (7.78%) BGP
11 62 (7.78%) Wireless
12 56 (7.03%) VoIP
12 56 (7.03%) SSL
13 51 (6.40%) SAN
13 51 (6.40%) MPLS
14 49 (6.15%) IPsec
14 49 (6.15%) IPv6
15 46 (5.77%) SNMP
16 43 (5.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.14%) MySQL
3 11 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.25%) Big Data
8 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.50%) WebLOAD
3 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.38%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.13%) Selenium
4 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 140 (17.57%) Telecoms
2 77 (9.66%) Finance
3 47 (5.90%) Marketing
4 15 (1.88%) Banking
4 15 (1.88%) German Language
5 13 (1.63%) Legal
6 10 (1.25%) Retail
7 8 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.00%) Billing
8 6 (0.75%) French Language
9 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 196 (24.59%) Network Engineer
2 168 (21.08%) Security Engineer
3 162 (20.33%) Consultant
4 115 (14.43%) Network Security Engineer
5 70 (8.78%) Network Consultant
6 67 (8.41%) Security Consultant
7 56 (7.03%) Architect
8 49 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 44 (5.52%) Network Security Consultant
10 43 (5.40%) Analyst
11 37 (4.64%) Network Manager
12 32 (4.02%) Support Engineer
13 31 (3.89%) Account Manager
13 31 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
14 29 (3.64%) Security Architect
14 29 (3.64%) Network Support
15 28 (3.51%) Security Specialist
15 28 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
16 24 (3.01%) Sales Manager
17 23 (2.89%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.38%) LAMP
2 11 (1.38%) .NET
2 11 (1.38%) Web Services
3 7 (0.88%) XML
4 4 (0.50%) XML Schema
4 4 (0.50%) HTML
4 4 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.50%) JSON
5 3 (0.38%) NHibernate
5 3 (0.38%) WCF
5 3 (0.38%) COM
5 3 (0.38%) JDBC
5 3 (0.38%) SOAP
5 3 (0.38%) STL
5 3 (0.38%) JMS
5 3 (0.38%) Flash
5 3 (0.38%) Middleware
5 3 (0.38%) REST
5 3 (0.38%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.38%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.14%) Management Information System
2 26 (3.26%) Clustering
2 26 (3.26%) Smartphone
3 24 (3.01%) Client/Server
4 23 (2.89%) Replication
4 23 (2.89%) Mainframe
5 17 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.01%) CESG
7 12 (1.51%) Kindle
8 9 (1.13%) PKI
9 7 (0.88%) Statistics
9 7 (0.88%) Open Source
10 6 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (0.75%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.75%) Economics
11 5 (0.63%) SecurID
12 4 (0.50%) CLARiiON
12 4 (0.50%) Firmware
12 4 (0.50%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 282 (35.38%) Windows
2 146 (18.32%) Linux
3 108 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (9.28%) UNIX
5 63 (7.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (3.64%) Windows 7
8 23 (2.89%) Windows 8
9 12 (1.51%) CentOS
9 12 (1.51%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.51%) Ubuntu
10 11 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.88%) Debian
12 4 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.38%) Android
13 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (13.43%) ITIL
2 66 (8.28%) Information Security
3 63 (7.90%) Network Design
4 59 (7.40%) Kalman Filter
5 44 (5.52%) Network Monitoring
6 42 (5.27%) Change Management
6 42 (5.27%) Project Management
6 42 (5.27%) Load Balancing
7 37 (4.64%) Data Security
8 35 (4.39%) Service Delivery
9 33 (4.14%) Penetration Testing
10 31 (3.89%) Business Development
11 30 (3.76%) Network Management
12 29 (3.64%) Risk Management
13 27 (3.39%) PRINCE2
13 27 (3.39%) Security Architecture
14 26 (3.26%) Change Control
14 26 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (2.89%) Migration
15 23 (2.89%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (5.65%) SQL
2 22 (2.76%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.13%) Perl
4 15 (1.88%) Shell Script
5 14 (1.76%) C++
6 13 (1.63%) PHP
7 11 (1.38%) Python
8 8 (1.00%) Ruby
9 7 (0.88%) C
10 6 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.38%) Java
11 3 (0.38%) C#
11 3 (0.38%) VB
12 2 (0.25%) PowerHouse
12 2 (0.25%) VBScript
13 1 (0.13%) Lua
13 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 244 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (18.82%) CCNP
3 147 (18.44%) CCNA
4 103 (12.92%) CISSP
5 89 (11.17%) Degree
6 85 (10.66%) CCSE
7 75 (9.41%) Security Cleared
8 72 (9.03%) CCSA
9 67 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 48 (6.02%) SC Cleared
11 43 (5.40%) CISM
12 39 (4.89%) MCSE
13 32 (4.02%) CCIE
14 27 (3.39%) MCITP
15 22 (2.76%) JNCIA
16 21 (2.63%) JNCIS
17 20 (2.51%) CISA
18 17 (2.13%) CEH
19 16 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 12 (1.51%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 66 (8.28%) PCI DSS
3 44 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.76%) SLA
4 22 (2.76%) COBIT
5 16 (2.01%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.75%) GPG13
6 6 (0.75%) QA
7 3 (0.38%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 103 (12.92%) Active Directory
2 91 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (3.26%) ISA Server
5 20 (2.51%) ProxySG
6 18 (2.26%) vSphere
7 16 (2.01%) KVM
7 16 (2.01%) Snort
8 15 (1.88%) Hyper-V
9 11 (1.38%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.25%) XenApp
11 7 (0.88%) vCloud
12 6 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.75%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.75%) Squid
13 5 (0.63%) Nmap
13 5 (0.63%) XenServer
14 4 (0.50%) UAG
14 4 (0.50%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 46 (5.77%) SCCM
2 32 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 25 (3.14%) Backup Exec
4 21 (2.63%) ARCserve
5 9 (1.13%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.88%) SCOM
7 6 (0.75%) Nessus
8 5 (0.63%) Nagios
8 5 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.50%) Cacti
9 4 (0.50%) Puppet
9 4 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.25%) Munin
10 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.25%) Salt
10 2 (0.25%) Ansible
10 2 (0.25%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 379 (47.55%) Cisco
2 248 (31.12%) Juniper
3 206 (25.85%) CheckPoint
4 155 (19.45%) F5
5 127 (15.93%) Microsoft
6 110 (13.80%) Blue Coat
7 104 (13.05%) VMware
8 60 (7.53%) Websense
9 53 (6.65%) Riverbed
10 45 (5.65%) Symantec
11 41 (5.14%) McAfee
12 39 (4.89%) Oracle
13 33 (4.14%) Nokia
13 33 (4.14%) LogRhythm
14 32 (4.02%) Citrix
15 31 (3.89%) HP
16 30 (3.76%) Ruckus Wireless
17 29 (3.64%) Fortinet
18 27 (3.39%) ServiceNow
19 26 (3.26%) Brocade
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Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, car, other benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £77000.00 per annum + bonus, car
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Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6K Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
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Maidstone
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Farnham, Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
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Dorking, Surrey
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Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
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Hook, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + ben+training
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
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Surrey
NST Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
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Esum
Salary: £50,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Esum
Salary: £43,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
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