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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 193 191 185
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 52 57 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.96% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 4.65% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 40
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,450 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
- +8.68%
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
1056 1227 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.19% 20.62% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1029 815
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +7 18 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Bristol +9 13 £37,500 +4.16% 3
Somerset +4 12 £40,750 -14.21% 1
Devon +2 5 £34,500 +15.00% 1
Dorset +10 1 £50,000 - 3
Wiltshire -2 1 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 69 (57.98%) Firewall
2 58 (48.74%) Cisco
3 47 (39.50%) TCP/IP
4 45 (37.82%) Microsoft
5 42 (35.29%) VPN
6 38 (31.93%) WAN
7 34 (28.57%) LAN
8 31 (26.05%) VoIP
8 31 (26.05%) Windows
9 29 (24.37%) Linux
9 29 (24.37%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (23.53%) Wireless
10 28 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (22.69%) Data Centre
11 27 (22.69%) VMware
11 27 (22.69%) DNS
12 26 (21.85%) Juniper
12 26 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (21.01%) Internet
14 24 (20.17%) ITIL
14 24 (20.17%) Degree
14 24 (20.17%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (18.49%) Telecoms
15 22 (18.49%) Information Security
15 22 (18.49%) CCNP
15 22 (18.49%) MS Excel
16 21 (17.65%) CCNA
16 21 (17.65%) Windows Server
17 20 (16.81%) Mathematics
18 17 (14.29%) Capacity Planning

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 8 (6.72%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.04%) Apache
3 6 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.04%) JBoss
4 4 (3.36%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.08%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.04%) MS Office
3 6 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (57.98%) Firewall
2 47 (39.50%) TCP/IP
3 42 (35.29%) VPN
4 38 (31.93%) WAN
5 34 (28.57%) LAN
6 31 (26.05%) VoIP
7 28 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (23.53%) Wireless
8 27 (22.69%) DNS
9 25 (21.01%) Internet
10 16 (13.45%) SAN
11 14 (11.76%) EIGRP
11 14 (11.76%) IP Telephony
11 14 (11.76%) SSL
11 14 (11.76%) VLAN
11 14 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (10.92%) Cisco IPT
12 13 (10.92%) MGCP
13 12 (10.08%) MPLS
13 12 (10.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) Big Data
1 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.04%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (2.52%) MySQL
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (18.49%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.88%) Military
3 5 (4.20%) Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Finance
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Law
6 1 (0.84%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.61%) Security Engineer
3 12 (10.08%) Analyst
4 11 (9.24%) Consultant
5 9 (7.56%) Administrator
5 9 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 7 (5.88%) Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.04%) Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) FPGA Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Network Administrator
8 6 (5.04%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) ELK Stack
1 6 (5.04%) Kafka
2 3 (2.52%) HTML
2 3 (2.52%) J2EE
2 3 (2.52%) SOAP
2 3 (2.52%) XML
3 2 (1.68%) .NET
3 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.68%) EJB
3 2 (1.68%) Java EE
3 2 (1.68%) JDBC
3 2 (1.68%) JSF
3 2 (1.68%) JSP
3 2 (1.68%) ODBC
3 2 (1.68%) Spring
4 1 (0.84%) JSON
4 1 (0.84%) OAuth
4 1 (0.84%) OpenID
4 1 (0.84%) REST
4 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.69%) Data Centre
2 20 (16.81%) Mathematics
3 16 (13.45%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
4 13 (10.92%) IVR
5 11 (9.24%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (7.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (6.72%) Cyber Attack
8 8 (6.72%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (6.72%) VHDL
9 6 (5.04%) Physics
10 4 (3.36%) Driving Licence
10 4 (3.36%) Internet of Things
10 4 (3.36%) PKI
11 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (2.52%) iPad
12 2 (1.68%) Cybercrime
12 2 (1.68%) Verilog
13 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.05%) Windows
2 29 (24.37%) Linux
3 21 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.88%) CentOS
6 6 (5.04%) Unix
7 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.68%) Debian
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Cybersecurity
1 24 (20.17%) ITIL
2 22 (18.49%) Information Security
3 17 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (12.61%) Load Balancing
5 15 (12.61%) Security Operations
6 14 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
8 11 (9.24%) Computer Security
8 11 (9.24%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.40%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.40%) Project Management
10 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.72%) SIEM
12 7 (5.88%) Security Architecture
13 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.04%) DevOps
13 6 (5.04%) High Availability
13 6 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.45%) Java
2 15 (12.61%) C
3 13 (10.92%) C++
4 9 (7.56%) Python
5 6 (5.04%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.04%) SQL
6 4 (3.36%) Perl
7 2 (1.68%) C#
7 2 (1.68%) R
8 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (24.37%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (20.17%) Degree
3 22 (18.49%) CCNP
4 21 (17.65%) CCNA
5 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
6 12 (10.08%) CISSP
7 9 (7.56%) CISA
7 9 (7.56%) CISM
8 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
9 7 (5.88%) CCVP
9 7 (5.88%) CRISC
10 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.36%) MCSE
10 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.36%) SANS
11 3 (2.52%) CCIE
11 3 (2.52%) GCIA
11 3 (2.52%) GSEC
11 3 (2.52%) HND
12 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.88%) SLA
3 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.92%) Firmware
3 10 (8.40%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.88%) XenApp
5 6 (5.04%) Apache Flume
5 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.04%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.20%) vSphere
7 4 (3.36%) ProxySG
7 4 (3.36%) Samba
8 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.68%) Snort
10 1 (0.84%) iptables
10 1 (0.84%) NFS
10 1 (0.84%) Squid
10 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (10.92%) Cisco UCCE
1 13 (10.92%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (5.04%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.04%) Kibana
2 6 (5.04%) logstash
2 6 (5.04%) SCCM
2 6 (5.04%) SCOM
3 5 (4.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (4.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.52%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (1.68%) QRadar
6 1 (0.84%) FTK
6 1 (0.84%) Nagios
6 1 (0.84%) Nessus
6 1 (0.84%) Puppet
6 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (48.74%) Cisco
2 45 (37.82%) Microsoft
3 27 (22.69%) VMware
4 26 (21.85%) Juniper
5 14 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 14 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 13 (10.92%) Aruba
7 10 (8.40%) Intel
8 9 (7.56%) Blue Coat
8 9 (7.56%) F5
8 9 (7.56%) HP
8 9 (7.56%) NetApp
9 8 (6.72%) Citrix
9 8 (6.72%) Intel Security
10 7 (5.88%) EMC
11 6 (5.04%) Dell
11 6 (5.04%) Hortonworks
11 6 (5.04%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.36%) ArcSight
13 2 (1.68%) NetWitness
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Standby Allowance + Overtime + Holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.0000000 per annum + Negotiable on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Southwest One
Salary: From £33,508 to £34,596 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: circa £26,000 + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Upto £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Plymouth
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago