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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / South West
Rank 150 195 182
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 77 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.55% 0.79% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.58% 4.38% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53 39 52
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £63,000 £67,500
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
804 1004 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.22% 17.99% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 639 876 855
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,862 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 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
Gloucestershire 0 26 £45,000 -1.63% 1
Wiltshire +36 20 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol 0 16 £44,000 +14.28% 2
Devon - 5 £28,500 - 2
Dorset - 4 £25,500 -
Somerset 0 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 93 (49.73%) Firewall
2 67 (35.83%) ITIL
3 65 (34.76%) WAN
3 65 (34.76%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (34.22%) Security Cleared
5 61 (32.62%) LAN
6 60 (32.09%) Windows
7 57 (30.48%) DNS
8 52 (27.81%) DHCP
9 51 (27.27%) Cisco
10 50 (26.74%) SC Cleared
11 49 (26.20%) CCNA
11 49 (26.20%) Linux
12 48 (25.67%) TCP/IP
13 46 (24.60%) DV Cleared
14 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
15 39 (20.86%) Active Directory
15 39 (20.86%) FTP
16 37 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (18.72%) HTTP
17 35 (18.72%) CISSP
18 33 (17.65%) SMTP
19 32 (17.11%) VPN
19 32 (17.11%) Management Information System
20 30 (16.04%) CESG
20 30 (16.04%) MS Excel
21 28 (14.97%) VMware
22 26 (13.90%) CheckPoint
22 26 (13.90%) Cisco ASA
23 24 (12.83%) CEH

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (8.02%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.81%) Apache
2 9 (4.81%) IIS
3 4 (2.14%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (16.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.67%) MS Office
3 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.42%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.60%) IaaS
4 3 (1.60%) PaaS
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.07%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (49.73%) Firewall
2 65 (34.76%) WAN
3 61 (32.62%) LAN
4 57 (30.48%) DNS
5 52 (27.81%) DHCP
6 48 (25.67%) TCP/IP
7 39 (20.86%) FTP
8 35 (18.72%) HTTP
9 33 (17.65%) SMTP
10 32 (17.11%) VPN
11 26 (13.90%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (12.83%) Intrusion Detection
13 21 (11.23%) DMZ
13 21 (11.23%) VLAN
13 21 (11.23%) X.400
14 20 (10.70%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (8.56%) Internet
15 16 (8.56%) OSPF
15 16 (8.56%) WLAN
16 15 (8.02%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.74%) MySQL
3 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.07%) Big Data
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (6.95%) Finance
2 11 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 10 (5.35%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.35%) Retail
4 8 (4.28%) Military
5 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.07%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 21 (11.23%) Security Engineer
3 19 (10.16%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (8.02%) Administrator
5 14 (7.49%) Architect
5 14 (7.49%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (5.88%) Security Manager
7 10 (5.35%) Network Manager
7 10 (5.35%) Network Security Manager
7 10 (5.35%) Security Specialist
8 9 (4.81%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Enterprise Architect
8 9 (4.81%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 9 (4.81%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.81%) Network Specialist
8 9 (4.81%) Security Architect
8 9 (4.81%) Security Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.81%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.14%) HTML
1 4 (2.14%) JSON
2 3 (1.60%) CAdES
2 3 (1.60%) CSS
2 3 (1.60%) LAMP
2 3 (1.60%) OpenDaylight
2 3 (1.60%) PAdES
2 3 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (1.60%) Web Services
2 3 (1.60%) XAdES
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) CSS3
3 1 (0.53%) HTML5
3 1 (0.53%) Java EE
3 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (17.11%) Management Information System
3 30 (16.04%) CESG
4 18 (9.63%) Data Centre
5 13 (6.95%) NHS
6 12 (6.42%) Computer Science
7 10 (5.35%) Device Driver
8 9 (4.81%) Cryptography
9 8 (4.28%) Cyber Attack
10 7 (3.74%) Cyber Defence
11 6 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (2.67%) Statistics
13 4 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (2.14%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (1.60%) Cybercrime
14 3 (1.60%) Public Cloud
15 2 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 2 (1.07%) iPad
15 2 (1.07%) PKI
15 2 (1.07%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (32.09%) Windows
2 49 (26.20%) Linux
3 12 (6.42%) Unix
4 9 (4.81%) Mac OS X
4 9 (4.81%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.28%) Android
6 5 (2.67%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.14%) CentOS
7 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.53%) HPUX
10 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.83%) ITIL
2 21 (11.23%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (11.23%) Infrastructure Management
2 21 (11.23%) TOGAF
3 20 (10.70%) Information Security
3 20 (10.70%) SIEM
4 19 (10.16%) DevOps
5 18 (9.63%) Protective Monitoring
5 18 (9.63%) Service Management
6 17 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 17 (9.09%) Security Operations
7 15 (8.02%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (8.02%) Network Management
8 14 (7.49%) Ethical Hacking
8 14 (7.49%) Software Engineering
9 13 (6.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (6.95%) Security Management
9 13 (6.95%) Security Monitoring
10 12 (6.42%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.56%) C
2 15 (8.02%) SQL
3 14 (7.49%) Python
4 11 (5.88%) C++
5 6 (3.21%) Java
6 4 (2.14%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.60%) Perl
7 3 (1.60%) PHP
8 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) R
9 1 (0.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.53%) Scala
9 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (34.76%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (34.22%) Security Cleared
3 50 (26.74%) SC Cleared
4 49 (26.20%) CCNA
5 46 (24.60%) DV Cleared
6 35 (18.72%) CISSP
7 24 (12.83%) CEH
8 22 (11.76%) CCNP
9 21 (11.23%) Degree
9 21 (11.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (6.95%) MCSE
12 12 (6.42%) SANS
13 10 (5.35%) CISM
14 9 (4.81%) CISA
14 9 (4.81%) GIAC
14 9 (4.81%) MCSA
15 6 (3.21%) CCSP
16 3 (1.60%) GCIA
16 3 (1.60%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (4.81%) QA
2 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.67%) SLA
4 3 (1.60%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.60%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.60%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.53%) DICOM
5 1 (0.53%) HL7
5 1 (0.53%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.53%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.53%) ISO27005
System Software
1 39 (20.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.42%) vSphere
4 5 (2.67%) XenApp
5 4 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.14%) KVM
5 4 (2.14%) Snort
6 3 (1.60%) Ceph
6 3 (1.60%) Firmware
6 3 (1.60%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.07%) NFS
7 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) Xen
8 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 12 (6.42%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (3.21%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.21%) WSUS
3 5 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.67%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 5 (2.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (2.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.14%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.60%) Puppet
5 3 (1.60%) Rundeck
5 3 (1.60%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.53%) QRadar
7 1 (0.53%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (27.27%) Cisco
2 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 28 (14.97%) VMware
4 26 (13.90%) CheckPoint
5 17 (9.09%) Juniper
6 16 (8.56%) F5
7 13 (6.95%) HP
8 11 (5.88%) IBM
9 9 (4.81%) EMC
9 9 (4.81%) Extreme Networks
9 9 (4.81%) Veeam
10 8 (4.28%) Brocade
10 8 (4.28%) IronPort
11 6 (3.21%) Symantec
12 5 (2.67%) Citrix
12 5 (2.67%) Palo Alto
12 5 (2.67%) Riverbed
12 5 (2.67%) SAP
12 5 (2.67%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.14%) CA
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