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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 170 193 153
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -40
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 70 57 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.25% 0.94% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 5.22% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 71
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
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
1134 1092 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.22% 17.97% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 970 911 784
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 29 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Somerset - 15 £32,500 -
Bristol -14 13 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wiltshire -2 9 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Dorset +13 3 - - 1
Devon +4 1 £26,000 -13.33% 2
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 78 (64.46%) Firewall
2 53 (43.80%) Cisco
3 40 (33.06%) Microsoft
4 36 (29.75%) TCP/IP
5 35 (28.93%) Windows
6 34 (28.10%) VPN
7 33 (27.27%) WAN
7 33 (27.27%) Linux
8 30 (24.79%) Wireless
9 29 (23.97%) Telecoms
9 29 (23.97%) LAN
9 29 (23.97%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (23.97%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (21.49%) Data Centre
10 26 (21.49%) VoIP
11 25 (20.66%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (19.83%) MS Excel
12 24 (19.83%) CCNA
12 24 (19.83%) ITIL
12 24 (19.83%) VMware
13 23 (19.01%) CCNP
14 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (17.36%) Juniper
15 21 (17.36%) Internet
16 20 (16.53%) DNS
16 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
16 20 (16.53%) Security Operations
17 19 (15.70%) SIEM
17 19 (15.70%) CISSP
17 19 (15.70%) Disaster Recovery

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 11 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.79%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.96%) JBoss
4 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.31%) Apache
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.48%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.65%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.92%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.79%) MS Office
4 6 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (64.46%) Firewall
2 36 (29.75%) TCP/IP
3 34 (28.10%) VPN
4 33 (27.27%) WAN
5 30 (24.79%) Wireless
6 29 (23.97%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (23.97%) LAN
7 26 (21.49%) VoIP
8 21 (17.36%) Internet
9 20 (16.53%) DNS
10 17 (14.05%) SAN
11 15 (12.40%) SSL
12 14 (11.57%) EIGRP
12 14 (11.57%) IP Telephony
12 14 (11.57%) VLAN
12 14 (11.57%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (10.74%) Cisco IPT
13 13 (10.74%) MGCP
14 12 (9.92%) DHCP
15 10 (8.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) Hadoop
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.96%) Apache Accumulo
2 6 (4.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 29 (23.97%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.61%) Military
3 3 (2.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Finance
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 35 (28.93%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.05%) Security Engineer
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
4 13 (10.74%) Consultant
5 10 (8.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Security Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) Security Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Developer
9 6 (4.96%) FPGA Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Voice Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) ELK Stack
1 6 (4.96%) Kafka
2 3 (2.48%) HTML
2 3 (2.48%) J2EE
2 3 (2.48%) SOAP
2 3 (2.48%) XML
3 2 (1.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.65%) EJB
3 2 (1.65%) Java EE
3 2 (1.65%) JDBC
3 2 (1.65%) JSF
3 2 (1.65%) JSP
3 2 (1.65%) ODBC
3 2 (1.65%) Spring
4 1 (0.83%) JSON
4 1 (0.83%) OAuth
4 1 (0.83%) OpenID
4 1 (0.83%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.57%) Mathematics
3 13 (10.74%) IVR
4 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 9 (7.44%) Digital Media
5 9 (7.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (7.44%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (6.61%) Cyber Attack
6 8 (6.61%) VHDL
7 6 (4.96%) Physics
8 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.65%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.65%) Verilog
11 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.83%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.93%) Windows
2 33 (27.27%) Linux
3 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.79%) CentOS
6 5 (4.13%) Unix
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (19.83%) ITIL
3 20 (16.53%) Security Operations
4 19 (15.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (15.70%) Information Security
4 19 (15.70%) SIEM
5 14 (11.57%) Service Delivery
6 13 (10.74%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (10.74%) PRINCE2
7 12 (9.92%) Computer Security
8 10 (8.26%) Project Management
9 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.44%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.61%) Load Balancing
11 7 (5.79%) Data Acquisition
11 7 (5.79%) Security Architecture
12 6 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.96%) High Availability
12 6 (4.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.09%) Java
2 10 (8.26%) C
3 9 (7.44%) C++
4 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.31%) SQL
6 3 (2.48%) Perl
6 3 (2.48%) Python
7 2 (1.65%) C#
7 2 (1.65%) R
8 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (23.97%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (19.83%) CCNA
3 23 (19.01%) CCNP
4 19 (15.70%) CISSP
5 18 (14.88%) Degree
6 17 (14.05%) Security Cleared
7 15 (12.40%) SC Cleared
8 9 (7.44%) CISA
8 9 (7.44%) CISM
8 9 (7.44%) GCIA
9 7 (5.79%) CCVP
9 7 (5.79%) CRISC
10 5 (4.13%) GCIH
10 5 (4.13%) GIAC
10 5 (4.13%) SANS
11 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.31%) EnCE
11 4 (3.31%) GSEC
11 4 (3.31%) MCSE
11 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.96%) SLA
3 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.92%) Firmware
3 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.79%) XenApp
4 6 (4.96%) Apache Flume
4 6 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.96%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.31%) ProxySG
6 3 (2.48%) Samba
7 2 (1.65%) Snort
7 2 (1.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.83%) iptables
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.83%) NFS
8 1 (0.83%) Squid
8 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (10.74%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (10.74%) Cisco UCCE
1 13 (10.74%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (4.96%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.96%) Kibana
2 6 (4.96%) logstash
2 6 (4.96%) SCCM
2 6 (4.96%) SCOM
3 4 (3.31%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (1.65%) QRadar
5 1 (0.83%) FTK
5 1 (0.83%) Nessus
5 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (43.80%) Cisco
2 40 (33.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (19.83%) VMware
4 21 (17.36%) Juniper
5 14 (11.57%) ArcSight
5 14 (11.57%) CheckPoint
6 13 (10.74%) Aruba
7 12 (9.92%) F5
7 12 (9.92%) Intel
8 11 (9.09%) Blue Coat
9 10 (8.26%) LogRhythm
9 10 (8.26%) Splunk
10 9 (7.44%) HP
10 9 (7.44%) NetApp
10 9 (7.44%) Red Hat
11 8 (6.61%) Intel Security
11 8 (6.61%) Palo Alto
12 7 (5.79%) Citrix
12 7 (5.79%) EMC
13 6 (4.96%) Dell
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