The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 172 192 181
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 71 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.48% 4.71% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 31
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +52.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £54,000
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1095 1019 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.79% 16.48% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 946 878 685
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Security
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the South West region.

Network Security Salary Trend in the South West

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in the South West

Network Security
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Wiltshire +2 23 £45,000 -14.28% 7
Bristol +4 21 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Gloucestershire -14 9 £40,000 - 1
Dorset +12 7 - -
Somerset - 7 £52,500 - 1
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 80 (67.80%) Firewall
2 57 (48.31%) Windows
3 50 (42.37%) Cisco
4 47 (39.83%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (37.29%) Linux
6 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
7 33 (27.97%) DNS
8 32 (27.12%) VPN
8 32 (27.12%) VMware
9 30 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (22.88%) CCNP
10 27 (22.88%) LAN
10 27 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (22.03%) Degree
12 25 (21.19%) WAN
13 23 (19.49%) CCNA
14 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
14 22 (18.64%) ITIL
14 22 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (17.80%) Finance
15 21 (17.80%) Data Centre
16 20 (16.95%) Perl
17 19 (16.10%) Wireless
18 18 (15.25%) Java
18 18 (15.25%) Citrix
18 18 (15.25%) SAN
18 18 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
19 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
19 17 (14.41%) MS Exchange
19 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 17 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.17%) Apache
4 9 (7.63%) MediaWiki
4 9 (7.63%) nginx
4 9 (7.63%) Confluence
5 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.93%) IIS
6 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.39%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.54%) Lync
9 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) Office 365
2 5 (4.24%) SaaS
2 5 (4.24%) PaaS
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (67.80%) Firewall
2 33 (27.97%) DNS
3 32 (27.12%) VPN
4 27 (22.88%) LAN
5 25 (21.19%) WAN
6 19 (16.10%) Wireless
7 18 (15.25%) SAN
7 18 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
9 16 (13.56%) DHCP
9 16 (13.56%) Internet
10 14 (11.86%) IPsec
10 14 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (11.02%) LDAP
12 12 (10.17%) FTP
13 11 (9.32%) HTTP
13 11 (9.32%) SMTP
13 11 (9.32%) OSPF
13 11 (9.32%) BGP
14 10 (8.47%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) MySQL
2 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Subversion
1 9 (7.63%) JIRA
1 9 (7.63%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.63%) Hudson
1 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Aerospace
3 9 (7.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.78%) Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Retail
6 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.54%) Back Office
6 3 (2.54%) Advertising
6 3 (2.54%) Military
7 2 (1.69%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (16.10%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.56%) Analyst
3 15 (12.71%) Consultant
4 13 (11.02%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) Security Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) Security Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) Network Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Firewall Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Network Security Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (5.93%) Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Management Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Administrator
9 5 (4.24%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.93%) LAMP
2 6 (5.08%) Middleware
3 4 (3.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (17.80%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.63%) Wiki
4 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.93%) CESG
5 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (5.08%) Digital Media
7 5 (4.24%) Xbox
8 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.39%) Online Banking
9 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.54%) Clustering
10 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.69%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 57 (48.31%) Windows
2 44 (37.29%) Linux
3 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (10.17%) UNIX
5 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.63%) CentOS
7 9 (7.63%) Debian
7 9 (7.63%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.24%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.54%) Android
9 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.64%) ITIL
1 22 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (13.56%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (11.02%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.47%) Service Delivery
4 10 (8.47%) Computer Security
4 10 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (7.63%) DevOps
5 9 (7.63%) Database Theory
5 9 (7.63%) Relational Database Theory
5 9 (7.63%) Data Modelling
5 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.78%) Business Continuity
6 8 (6.78%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (5.93%) WFM
7 7 (5.93%) Build Automation
7 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.93%) Information Security
7 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.08%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.95%) Perl
2 18 (15.25%) Java
3 16 (13.56%) PHP
4 13 (11.02%) SQL
5 11 (9.32%) Python
6 9 (7.63%) Ruby
6 9 (7.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.39%) C
8 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (39.83%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (22.88%) CCNP
3 26 (22.03%) Degree
4 23 (19.49%) CCNA
5 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
6 12 (10.17%) CCIE
6 12 (10.17%) CISSP
7 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
9 7 (5.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (5.93%) CCDP
10 6 (5.08%) MCSE
11 4 (3.39%) MCP
11 4 (3.39%) HND
11 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.54%) MCSA
13 1 (0.85%) CCDA
13 1 (0.85%) CISA
13 1 (0.85%) CISM
13 1 (0.85%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
3 16 (13.56%) vSphere
4 13 (11.02%) Samba
5 10 (8.47%) Postfix
6 9 (7.63%) XenServer
6 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
6 9 (7.63%) iptables
7 2 (1.69%) Snort
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.69%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.85%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) Puppet
1 9 (7.63%) ZABBIX
2 7 (5.93%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (5.93%) Salt
2 7 (5.93%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (5.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.93%) CA Spectrum
2 7 (5.93%) Nagios
3 6 (5.08%) Ansible
4 4 (3.39%) SCCM
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.85%) Nmap
6 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (42.37%) Cisco
2 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
3 32 (27.12%) VMware
4 18 (15.25%) Citrix
5 15 (12.71%) Juniper
6 14 (11.86%) CheckPoint
7 12 (10.17%) F5
8 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.78%) McAfee
9 8 (6.78%) Splunk
10 7 (5.93%) Verint
10 7 (5.93%) Nimsoft
10 7 (5.93%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.93%) CA
10 7 (5.93%) Intel
10 7 (5.93%) Lancope
11 6 (5.08%) HP
12 5 (4.24%) Dell
12 5 (4.24%) Google
12 5 (4.24%) SolarWinds
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