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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / South East
Rank 139 189 169
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 318 323 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.13% 1.65% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.06% 8.23% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 237 237 249
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
3160 3924 4551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.20% 20.06% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2540 3308 3453
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +27 104 £57,500 -4.16% 6
Surrey +59 69 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Hampshire -6 38 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Oxfordshire +23 26 £50,000 -13.04% 4
East Sussex +35 23 £47,500 +5.55%
Buckinghamshire +30 20 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Kent +15 17 £40,000 -27.27% 4
West Sussex +17 8 £25,000 -50.00% 2
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Middlesex -2 1 £57,500 +71.64%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 393 (63.08%) Firewall
2 302 (48.48%) Cisco
3 227 (36.44%) Cisco Certification
4 190 (30.50%) Windows
5 189 (30.34%) CheckPoint
6 173 (27.77%) Juniper
7 168 (26.97%) DNS
8 165 (26.48%) CCNP
9 159 (25.52%) WAN
10 157 (25.20%) LAN
11 142 (22.79%) Palo Alto
12 136 (21.83%) VPN
13 131 (21.03%) CCNA
14 123 (19.74%) TCP/IP
15 118 (18.94%) Linux
15 118 (18.94%) MPLS
16 115 (18.46%) Microsoft
17 110 (17.66%) Wireless
17 110 (17.66%) Cisco ASA
18 99 (15.89%) Active Directory
19 97 (15.57%) Information Security
20 95 (15.25%) F5
21 92 (14.77%) Data Centre
22 89 (14.29%) Network Design
23 74 (11.88%) BGP
23 74 (11.88%) Security Cleared
24 72 (11.56%) OSPF
25 71 (11.40%) ITIL
25 71 (11.40%) Kalman Filter
26 69 (11.08%) CCIE

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 26 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (1.93%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.61%) IIS
5 9 (1.44%) Apache
6 6 (0.96%) CMS
6 6 (0.96%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.96%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.48%) nginx
9 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.17%) MS Office
3 12 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.80%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.85%) SaaS
3 19 (3.05%) Office 365
4 18 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.64%) PaaS
7 3 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.48%) IaaS
7 3 (0.48%) Route 53
7 3 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 393 (63.08%) Firewall
2 168 (26.97%) DNS
3 159 (25.52%) WAN
4 157 (25.20%) LAN
5 136 (21.83%) VPN
6 123 (19.74%) TCP/IP
7 118 (18.94%) MPLS
8 110 (17.66%) Cisco ASA
8 110 (17.66%) Wireless
9 74 (11.88%) BGP
10 72 (11.56%) OSPF
11 66 (10.59%) DHCP
12 49 (7.87%) IPsec
13 47 (7.54%) ADSL
14 45 (7.22%) Ethernet
14 45 (7.22%) VoIP
15 42 (6.74%) SNMP
16 41 (6.58%) Internet
17 39 (6.26%) VLAN
18 38 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.21%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.93%) MySQL
5 11 (1.77%) InfluxDB
6 8 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.64%) Big Data
7 4 (0.64%) DB2
7 4 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.16%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.12%) Subversion
3 7 (1.12%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.80%) Android Studio
5 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.64%) WinDbg
6 3 (0.48%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.48%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (9.31%) Telecoms
2 37 (5.94%) Finance
3 21 (3.37%) Games
4 16 (2.57%) Marketing
5 9 (1.44%) Legal
6 8 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.96%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.80%) Back Office
9 4 (0.64%) Retail
10 2 (0.32%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) Banking
10 2 (0.32%) Billing
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (34.35%) Network Engineer
2 136 (21.83%) Security Engineer
3 75 (12.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 73 (11.72%) Support Engineer
5 70 (11.24%) Analyst
6 61 (9.79%) Cisco Engineer
7 56 (8.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 50 (8.03%) Security Analyst
9 49 (7.87%) Juniper Engineer
10 48 (7.70%) Firewall Engineer
11 43 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 41 (6.58%) Architect
12 41 (6.58%) Consultant
13 40 (6.42%) NOC Engineer
14 35 (5.62%) Senior Network Engineer
15 33 (5.30%) Network Support
15 33 (5.30%) Senior Security Engineer
16 32 (5.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
17 30 (4.82%) IT Engineer
18 28 (4.49%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.01%) 802.1X
2 18 (2.89%) Web Services
3 11 (1.77%) .NET
4 7 (1.12%) HTML
5 6 (0.96%) iBATIS
5 6 (0.96%) J2EE
5 6 (0.96%) Spring
6 5 (0.80%) OAuth2
6 5 (0.80%) OpenID
6 5 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (0.80%) SAML
7 4 (0.64%) XML
8 3 (0.48%) CSS
8 3 (0.48%) LAMP
8 3 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.48%) ODBC
8 3 (0.48%) WCF
9 2 (0.32%) RESTful
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.77%) Data Centre
2 57 (9.15%) Management Information System
3 46 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.85%) PKI
5 19 (3.05%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.57%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.57%) iPad
8 14 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 13 (2.09%) CESG
10 9 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.28%) e-Health
12 7 (1.12%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.96%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.96%) Statistics
14 5 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.80%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.64%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 190 (30.50%) Windows
2 118 (18.94%) Linux
3 54 (8.67%) Windows Server
4 38 (6.10%) Unix
5 30 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.41%) Solaris
7 15 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 14 (2.25%) Apple iOS
8 14 (2.25%) CentOS
8 14 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.09%) Windows 10
9 13 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.12%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.12%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.96%) Android
12 5 (0.80%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.80%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.32%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (15.57%) Information Security
2 89 (14.29%) Network Design
3 71 (11.40%) ITIL
3 71 (11.40%) Kalman Filter
4 53 (8.51%) Presales
5 51 (8.19%) Risk Management
5 51 (8.19%) SIEM
6 46 (7.38%) Network Management
7 43 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 40 (6.42%) Network Monitoring
9 38 (6.10%) Security Monitoring
10 33 (5.30%) Load Balancing
10 33 (5.30%) Security Management
11 31 (4.98%) Security Architecture
11 31 (4.98%) Security Operations
12 28 (4.49%) Network Architecture
13 27 (4.33%) Cybersecurity
13 27 (4.33%) Vulnerability Management
14 26 (4.17%) Project Management
15 22 (3.53%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.17%) Java
1 26 (4.17%) Python
2 22 (3.53%) C
3 21 (3.37%) SQL
4 12 (1.93%) C++
5 9 (1.44%) Ruby
6 8 (1.28%) C#
6 8 (1.28%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.12%) Perl
8 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.64%) VBScript
9 3 (0.48%) PHP
10 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 227 (36.44%) Cisco Certification
2 165 (26.48%) CCNP
3 131 (21.03%) CCNA
4 74 (11.88%) Security Cleared
5 69 (11.08%) CCIE
6 66 (10.59%) CISSP
7 57 (9.15%) Degree
8 49 (7.87%) SC Cleared
9 30 (4.82%) CCSE
10 29 (4.65%) CCSP
11 28 (4.49%) CEH
12 25 (4.01%) CISA
13 22 (3.53%) CCIP
14 21 (3.37%) DV Cleared
15 17 (2.73%) JNCIS
16 16 (2.57%) CISM
16 16 (2.57%) MCP
17 15 (2.41%) CCSA
18 14 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (2.09%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (6.10%) SLA
3 13 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.61%) FISMA
5 5 (0.80%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.32%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.32%) QA
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) COSO
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 40 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.85%) ProxySG
4 15 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.25%) Firmware
6 7 (1.12%) Docker
6 7 (1.12%) Snort
7 5 (0.80%) vSphere
8 4 (0.64%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.64%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) iptables
10 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (5.46%) Nessus
2 29 (4.65%) SCCM
3 22 (3.53%) FortiGate
3 22 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (2.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 16 (2.57%) SCOM
6 14 (2.25%) Puppet
7 11 (1.77%) Nagios
8 10 (1.61%) Ansible
9 7 (1.12%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.12%) Salt
10 5 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
10 5 (0.80%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.80%) QRadar
10 5 (0.80%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.64%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.48%) Grafana
Vendors
1 302 (48.48%) Cisco
2 189 (30.34%) CheckPoint
3 173 (27.77%) Juniper
4 142 (22.79%) Palo Alto
5 115 (18.46%) Microsoft
6 95 (15.25%) F5
7 53 (8.51%) VMware
8 51 (8.19%) Fortinet
9 48 (7.70%) Blue Coat
9 48 (7.70%) HP
10 32 (5.14%) Intel Security
11 30 (4.82%) LogRhythm
12 24 (3.85%) Symantec
13 21 (3.37%) SolarWinds
14 19 (3.05%) Mitel
15 17 (2.73%) Citrix
16 16 (2.57%) Avaya
16 16 (2.57%) Imperva
17 15 (2.41%) Proofpoint
17 15 (2.41%) Red Hat
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car + medical + great package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £31,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
University of Surrey
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + On call allowance, fantastic benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
83Zero
Salary: From £55000 to £70000 per annum, + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wantage, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum £35,000 + Benefits including Gym and Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
University of Surrey
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
IBM Kenexa Recruitment - CSC
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £48k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago