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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 179 170 165
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 48 38 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.75% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 4.51% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 41
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -32.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,520 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1006 842 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.31% 16.63% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 875 681 959
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Wiltshire +4 23 £50,000 +73.67% 3
Gloucestershire -9 10 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Bristol -7 6 £52,500 -2.77%
Dorset -6 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 49 (37.40%) Windows
2 45 (34.35%) Firewall
3 41 (31.30%) Security Cleared
4 40 (30.53%) HTTP
5 38 (29.01%) Cisco
6 37 (28.24%) Computer Science
7 36 (27.48%) SQL
8 33 (25.19%) C
8 33 (25.19%) C++
8 33 (25.19%) Information Assurance
8 33 (25.19%) Software Engineering
9 32 (24.43%) Android
9 32 (24.43%) Cyber Security
9 32 (24.43%) Android Development
9 32 (24.43%) Mobile App
10 30 (22.90%) Java
11 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (22.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (21.37%) Qt
12 28 (21.37%) iPhone
12 28 (21.37%) Web Development
12 28 (21.37%) Spring
12 28 (21.37%) Hibernate
12 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (21.37%) J2EE
12 28 (21.37%) WebLogic
12 28 (21.37%) EJB
12 28 (21.37%) BT
12 28 (21.37%) iOS Development
13 25 (19.08%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 28 (21.37%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.11%) IIS
3 5 (3.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.53%) CMS
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.76%) Apache
6 1 (0.76%) nginx
6 1 (0.76%) Confluence
6 1 (0.76%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 45 (34.35%) Firewall
2 40 (30.53%) HTTP
3 20 (15.27%) VPN
4 16 (12.21%) DNS
4 16 (12.21%) SAN
5 15 (11.45%) WAN
5 15 (11.45%) IPsec
6 14 (10.69%) LAN
6 14 (10.69%) VoIP
7 12 (9.16%) H.323
7 12 (9.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (7.63%) OSPF
9 9 (6.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (6.87%) VLAN
10 8 (6.11%) BGP
10 8 (6.11%) Internet
10 8 (6.11%) PPTP
10 8 (6.11%) ISDN
10 8 (6.11%) SMTP
10 8 (6.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) MySQL
3 8 (6.11%) Big Data
4 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Hudson
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 14 (10.69%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Back Office
2 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (16.79%) Analyst
2 19 (14.50%) Developer
3 15 (11.45%) Security Analyst
4 14 (10.69%) Development Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Consultant
6 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) Administrator
8 8 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.11%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Windows Administrator
8 8 (6.11%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.34%) Senior Development Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Network Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Security Manager
11 5 (3.82%) Network Security Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Penetration Test Consultant
11 5 (3.82%) Testing Consultant
11 5 (3.82%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.37%) J2EE
1 28 (21.37%) EJB
1 28 (21.37%) Hibernate
1 28 (21.37%) Spring
1 28 (21.37%) Qt
2 8 (6.11%) HTML
2 8 (6.11%) XML
3 4 (3.05%) Web Services
3 4 (3.05%) RESTful
3 4 (3.05%) Android SDK
4 2 (1.53%) STL
5 1 (0.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.24%) Computer Science
2 32 (24.43%) Mobile App
3 28 (21.37%) iPhone
4 7 (5.34%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.34%) Cryptography
5 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.05%) SCADA
7 3 (2.29%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.29%) Clustering
7 3 (2.29%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.53%) IVR
8 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.53%) PKI
8 2 (1.53%) Statistics
9 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.40%) Windows
2 32 (24.43%) Android
3 29 (22.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.98%) Linux
5 15 (11.45%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.11%) UNIX
8 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.76%) Debian
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) Software Engineering
1 33 (25.19%) Information Assurance
2 32 (24.43%) Cyber Security
2 32 (24.43%) Android Development
3 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (21.37%) Web Development
4 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (21.37%) iOS Development
5 19 (14.50%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (12.21%) ITIL
7 13 (9.92%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (9.16%) Information Security
9 9 (6.87%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (6.11%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (6.11%) High Availability
10 8 (6.11%) OO
10 8 (6.11%) DNA
11 6 (4.58%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.58%) Network Management
12 5 (3.82%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.48%) SQL
2 33 (25.19%) C
2 33 (25.19%) C++
3 30 (22.90%) Java
4 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.05%) VB
5 4 (3.05%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.76%) Tcl
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (31.30%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.32%) Degree
3 20 (15.27%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.63%) CCNA
4 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.87%) CCNP
5 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.82%) CCIE
7 4 (3.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.29%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.53%) CISSP
10 1 (0.76%) CCDA
10 1 (0.76%) CCDP
10 1 (0.76%) CCSP
10 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.76%) MCSE
10 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.76%) CISM
10 1 (0.76%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.21%) Active Directory
3 15 (11.45%) VMware ESX
4 10 (7.63%) Snort
5 7 (5.34%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.58%) ProxySG
7 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.76%) vCloud
8 1 (0.76%) Samba
8 1 (0.76%) Postfix
8 1 (0.76%) XenServer
8 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.11%) Nagios
2 8 (6.11%) logstash
3 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.53%) Netcool
4 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (29.01%) Cisco
2 28 (21.37%) BT
3 25 (19.08%) VMware
4 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
5 14 (10.69%) CheckPoint
6 13 (9.92%) Juniper
7 9 (6.87%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.11%) Splunk
8 8 (6.11%) LogLogic
9 7 (5.34%) Sophos
9 7 (5.34%) Blue Coat
10 6 (4.58%) Brocade
11 4 (3.05%) Foundry
11 4 (3.05%) Altiris
11 4 (3.05%) Citrix
11 4 (3.05%) HP
12 3 (2.29%) Dell
12 3 (2.29%) Symantec
13 2 (1.53%) Avaya
13 2 (1.53%) Tandberg
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + fantastic pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Penna PLC
Salary: £35-£50k per yer
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago