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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 185 169 170
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 49 39 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.77% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 4.60% 4.65%
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
996 847 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.23% 16.62% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 865 682 964
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +6 23 £50,000 +69.49% 5
Gloucestershire -6 11 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Bristol -2 7 £52,500 +0.96% 1
Dorset -8 6 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 48 (36.09%) Windows
2 46 (34.59%) Firewall
3 42 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 40 (30.08%) HTTP
5 39 (29.32%) Cisco
6 37 (27.82%) Computer Science
7 36 (27.07%) SQL
8 33 (24.81%) C
8 33 (24.81%) C++
8 33 (24.81%) Information Assurance
8 33 (24.81%) Software Engineering
9 32 (24.06%) Android
9 32 (24.06%) Mobile App
9 32 (24.06%) Cyber Security
9 32 (24.06%) Android Development
10 30 (22.56%) Java
11 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (21.05%) Web Development
12 28 (21.05%) iPhone
12 28 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (21.05%) Qt
12 28 (21.05%) Spring
12 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (21.05%) Hibernate
12 28 (21.05%) J2EE
12 28 (21.05%) WebLogic
12 28 (21.05%) EJB
12 28 (21.05%) BT
12 28 (21.05%) iOS Development
13 25 (18.80%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.02%) IIS
3 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.50%) CMS
4 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 46 (34.59%) Firewall
2 40 (30.08%) HTTP
3 22 (16.54%) VPN
4 16 (12.03%) DNS
4 16 (12.03%) SAN
4 16 (12.03%) IPsec
5 15 (11.28%) VoIP
5 15 (11.28%) WAN
6 14 (10.53%) LAN
7 12 (9.02%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (9.02%) H.323
8 11 (8.27%) OSPF
9 9 (6.77%) BGP
9 9 (6.77%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (6.77%) VLAN
10 8 (6.02%) PPTP
10 8 (6.02%) ISDN
10 8 (6.02%) SMTP
10 8 (6.02%) DHCP
10 8 (6.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.77%) MySQL
3 8 (6.02%) Big Data
4 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) Hudson
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 14 (10.53%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Back Office
2 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.26%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (18.05%) Analyst
2 19 (14.29%) Developer
3 17 (12.78%) Security Analyst
4 14 (10.53%) Development Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) Consultant
6 10 (7.52%) Administrator
6 10 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Network Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Windows Administrator
8 8 (6.02%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.02%) Network Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.26%) Security Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Senior Development Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Network Security Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Security Manager
11 5 (3.76%) Penetration Test Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Testing Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.05%) J2EE
1 28 (21.05%) EJB
1 28 (21.05%) Hibernate
1 28 (21.05%) Spring
1 28 (21.05%) Qt
2 8 (6.02%) HTML
2 8 (6.02%) XML
3 4 (3.01%) Web Services
3 4 (3.01%) RESTful
3 4 (3.01%) Android SDK
4 2 (1.50%) STL
5 1 (0.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.82%) Computer Science
2 32 (24.06%) Mobile App
3 28 (21.05%) iPhone
4 7 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.26%) Cryptography
5 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.01%) SCADA
7 3 (2.26%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.26%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.26%) Clustering
8 2 (1.50%) IVR
8 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.50%) PKI
8 2 (1.50%) Statistics
8 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.75%) Wiki
9 1 (0.75%) SecurID
9 1 (0.75%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.09%) Windows
2 32 (24.06%) Android
3 28 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.78%) Linux
5 15 (11.28%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.02%) UNIX
8 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.75%) Debian
10 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.81%) Software Engineering
1 33 (24.81%) Information Assurance
2 32 (24.06%) Cyber Security
2 32 (24.06%) Android Development
3 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (21.05%) Web Development
4 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (21.05%) iOS Development
5 20 (15.04%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (12.78%) ITIL
7 14 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (9.02%) Information Security
9 10 (7.52%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (6.77%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (6.02%) High Availability
11 8 (6.02%) OO
11 8 (6.02%) DNA
12 7 (5.26%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.51%) Network Design
13 6 (4.51%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.07%) SQL
2 33 (24.81%) C
2 33 (24.81%) C++
3 30 (22.56%) Java
4 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.01%) VB
5 4 (3.01%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.75%) Tcl
7 1 (0.75%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.80%) Degree
3 21 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.27%) CCNA
5 10 (7.52%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.52%) CCNP
6 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.76%) CCIE
8 4 (3.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.26%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.50%) CCDP
10 2 (1.50%) CISSP
11 1 (0.75%) CCDA
11 1 (0.75%) CCSP
11 1 (0.75%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.75%) MCSE
11 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.75%) CISM
11 1 (0.75%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
3 15 (11.28%) VMware ESX
4 10 (7.52%) Snort
5 7 (5.26%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.51%) ProxySG
7 3 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.75%) vCloud
8 1 (0.75%) Samba
8 1 (0.75%) Postfix
8 1 (0.75%) XenServer
8 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (9.02%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.02%) Nagios
2 8 (6.02%) logstash
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.50%) Netcool
4 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (29.32%) Cisco
2 28 (21.05%) BT
3 25 (18.80%) VMware
4 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 15 (11.28%) Juniper
5 15 (11.28%) CheckPoint
6 9 (6.77%) SolarWinds
7 8 (6.02%) Splunk
7 8 (6.02%) LogLogic
8 7 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 7 (5.26%) Sophos
9 6 (4.51%) Brocade
10 4 (3.01%) Foundry
10 4 (3.01%) Altiris
10 4 (3.01%) Citrix
10 4 (3.01%) HP
11 3 (2.26%) Dell
11 3 (2.26%) Symantec
12 2 (1.50%) McAfee
12 2 (1.50%) Avaya
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorset
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + fantastic pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: 7 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Penna PLC
Salary: £35-£50k per yer
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago