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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 156 167 155
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 395 349 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.74% 1.58% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 6.82% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 296 249 347
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4939 5119 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.75% 23.11% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3991 4313
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +36 176 £52,500 +6.06% 20
Hampshire +24 88 £40,325 -31.06% 8
Surrey +22 66 £42,500 -1.16% 5
Buckinghamshire -19 19 £45,000 +2.85% 5
Kent -5 18 £37,500 -12.79% 1
Oxfordshire -8 11 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Middlesex +9 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Sussex -18 7 £35,000 +1.44%
Sussex +6 1 £32,500 -50.00%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 373 (50.54%) Firewall
2 350 (47.43%) Cisco
3 255 (34.55%) Windows
4 248 (33.60%) Cisco Certification
5 216 (29.27%) Juniper
6 191 (25.88%) CheckPoint
7 171 (23.17%) CCNA
8 144 (19.51%) TCP/IP
9 143 (19.38%) WAN
9 143 (19.38%) Telecoms
10 140 (18.97%) CCNP
11 137 (18.56%) F5
12 136 (18.43%) LAN
13 130 (17.62%) Linux
14 128 (17.34%) Microsoft
15 122 (16.53%) Cisco ASA
16 120 (16.26%) DNS
17 119 (16.12%) VPN
18 105 (14.23%) VMware
19 103 (13.96%) Windows Server 2008
20 97 (13.14%) Blue Coat
21 95 (12.87%) Active Directory
22 93 (12.60%) ITIL
23 90 (12.20%) Degree
24 87 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
25 81 (10.98%) CISSP
26 77 (10.43%) MS Excel
27 70 (9.49%) Internet
27 70 (9.49%) CCSE
28 69 (9.35%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 61 (8.27%) IIS
2 58 (7.86%) MS Exchange
3 49 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 42 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (4.07%) Tomcat
6 26 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.63%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.36%) Lync
9 9 (1.22%) Apache
10 8 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.54%) nginx
11 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 77 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.20%) MS Office
3 25 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.63%) SaaS
2 9 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.08%) Office 365
4 7 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.81%) Route 53
5 6 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.54%) PaaS
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.41%) IaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 373 (50.54%) Firewall
2 144 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 143 (19.38%) WAN
4 136 (18.43%) LAN
5 122 (16.53%) Cisco ASA
6 120 (16.26%) DNS
7 119 (16.12%) VPN
8 70 (9.49%) Internet
9 64 (8.67%) DHCP
10 62 (8.40%) OSPF
11 61 (8.27%) BGP
12 59 (7.99%) Wireless
13 55 (7.45%) SSL
14 54 (7.32%) VoIP
15 53 (7.18%) SAN
16 50 (6.78%) IPsec
17 46 (6.23%) MPLS
18 44 (5.96%) VLAN
19 43 (5.83%) IPv6
20 42 (5.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.66%) MySQL
3 9 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.41%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.14%) Selenium
4 1 (0.14%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 143 (19.38%) Telecoms
2 69 (9.35%) Finance
3 39 (5.28%) Marketing
4 14 (1.90%) Banking
5 11 (1.49%) Legal
5 11 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.36%) German Language
7 9 (1.22%) Retail
8 8 (1.08%) Billing
9 4 (0.54%) French Language
10 3 (0.41%) Military
10 3 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.27%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (27.24%) Network Engineer
2 158 (21.41%) Security Engineer
3 132 (17.89%) Consultant
4 119 (16.12%) Network Security Engineer
5 53 (7.18%) Security Consultant
6 51 (6.91%) Network Consultant
7 49 (6.64%) Architect
8 46 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 39 (5.28%) Analyst
10 38 (5.15%) Network Support
11 33 (4.47%) Network Security Consultant
12 31 (4.20%) Support Engineer
13 30 (4.07%) Security Specialist
13 30 (4.07%) Network Manager
14 29 (3.93%) Senior Network Engineer
15 28 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
16 27 (3.66%) Account Manager
16 27 (3.66%) Security Architect
17 22 (2.98%) Network Design Engineer
17 22 (2.98%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.57%) LAMP
2 11 (1.49%) .NET
3 9 (1.22%) Web Services
4 7 (0.95%) XML
5 6 (0.81%) JSON
6 4 (0.54%) HTML
6 4 (0.54%) XML Schema
6 4 (0.54%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.41%) COM
7 3 (0.41%) JDBC
7 3 (0.41%) JSP
7 3 (0.41%) SOAP
7 3 (0.41%) STL
7 3 (0.41%) Middleware
7 3 (0.41%) NHibernate
7 3 (0.41%) JMS
7 3 (0.41%) WCF
7 3 (0.41%) Qt
7 3 (0.41%) REST
8 2 (0.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.52%) Management Information System
1 26 (3.52%) Smartphone
2 24 (3.25%) Clustering
3 22 (2.98%) Replication
4 19 (2.57%) Client/Server
5 18 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 18 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.17%) CESG
7 12 (1.63%) Kindle
8 9 (1.22%) Open Source
8 9 (1.22%) PKI
9 8 (1.08%) Economics
9 8 (1.08%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.95%) Statistics
11 5 (0.68%) SecurID
11 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.54%) CLARiiON
12 4 (0.54%) Firmware
13 3 (0.41%) Streaming Video
13 3 (0.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 255 (34.55%) Windows
2 130 (17.62%) Linux
3 103 (13.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (8.54%) UNIX
5 58 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (3.79%) Windows 7
8 23 (3.12%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.03%) CentOS
10 14 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.76%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.49%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.68%) Debian
13 5 (0.68%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.41%) Android
14 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.27%) VMS
16 1 (0.14%) AIX
16 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (12.60%) ITIL
2 59 (7.99%) Network Design
3 53 (7.18%) Information Security
4 45 (6.10%) Load Balancing
5 41 (5.56%) Project Management
6 40 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
7 39 (5.28%) Change Management
8 34 (4.61%) Data Security
8 34 (4.61%) Network Management
9 32 (4.34%) Service Delivery
10 29 (3.93%) Risk Management
10 29 (3.93%) Penetration Testing
11 26 (3.52%) Change Control
12 24 (3.25%) Network Architecture
13 23 (3.12%) Security Architecture
14 22 (2.98%) Business Development
14 22 (2.98%) PRINCE2
15 20 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (2.57%) Migration
17 18 (2.44%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.83%) SQL
2 21 (2.85%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.17%) Perl
4 13 (1.76%) Python
5 10 (1.36%) Ruby
5 10 (1.36%) PHP
6 9 (1.22%) C++
7 8 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.95%) C
9 6 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.68%) Java
11 3 (0.41%) C#
11 3 (0.41%) VB
12 2 (0.27%) VBScript
13 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 248 (33.60%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (23.17%) CCNA
3 140 (18.97%) CCNP
4 90 (12.20%) Degree
5 81 (10.98%) CISSP
6 70 (9.49%) CCSE
7 65 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 64 (8.67%) CCSA
9 63 (8.54%) Security Cleared
10 40 (5.42%) MCSE
11 34 (4.61%) CISM
12 31 (4.20%) SC Cleared
13 25 (3.39%) CCIE
14 24 (3.25%) MCITP
15 18 (2.44%) JNCIA
16 16 (2.17%) CEH
17 15 (2.03%) JNCIS
18 14 (1.90%) CISA
19 13 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 12 (1.63%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (9.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 56 (7.59%) PCI DSS
3 34 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (4.07%) SLA
5 16 (2.17%) COBIT
6 15 (2.03%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.95%) GPG13
8 4 (0.54%) QA
9 3 (0.41%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.41%) HIPAA
System Software
1 95 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 87 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.79%) ISA Server
4 25 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (3.12%) vSphere
5 23 (3.12%) ProxySG
6 18 (2.44%) Snort
6 18 (2.44%) KVM
7 10 (1.36%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.22%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.08%) XenApp
10 7 (0.95%) Squid
10 7 (0.95%) vCloud
11 6 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.81%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.68%) XenServer
13 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.54%) UAG
13 4 (0.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (4.74%) SCCM
2 25 (3.39%) Backup Exec
3 24 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (2.57%) ARCserve
5 9 (1.22%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (1.08%) Puppet
7 6 (0.81%) Cacti
7 6 (0.81%) Nagios
8 5 (0.68%) Nessus
8 5 (0.68%) SCOM
8 5 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.54%) Ansible
9 4 (0.54%) Salt
9 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.54%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.54%) Munin
10 2 (0.27%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 350 (47.43%) Cisco
2 216 (29.27%) Juniper
3 191 (25.88%) CheckPoint
4 137 (18.56%) F5
5 128 (17.34%) Microsoft
6 105 (14.23%) VMware
7 97 (13.14%) Blue Coat
8 52 (7.05%) Riverbed
9 46 (6.23%) Websense
10 37 (5.01%) Symantec
10 37 (5.01%) McAfee
11 36 (4.88%) Citrix
12 34 (4.61%) HP
13 32 (4.34%) Oracle
14 30 (4.07%) Fortinet
15 29 (3.93%) Avaya
15 29 (3.93%) Nokia
16 27 (3.66%) ServiceNow
17 26 (3.52%) Ruckus Wireless
17 26 (3.52%) LogRhythm
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6K Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60k plus + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Bens + On call
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Superb base with excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago