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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 179 166 197
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 66 69 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.18% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 7.46% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 23
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
1029 925 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.39% 15.88% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 879 710 1033
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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
Gloucestershire +2 32 £50,000 +53.84%
Wiltshire 0 17 £45,000 - 2
Bristol -21 10 £35,000 -37.77% 5
Dorset -19 5 £41,250 -2.94%
Somerset +5 2 £34,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 72 (53.73%) Cisco
2 68 (50.75%) Firewall
3 55 (41.04%) Windows
4 51 (38.06%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (35.82%) VPN
6 43 (32.09%) Security Cleared
7 42 (31.34%) Juniper
8 37 (27.61%) Linux
9 35 (26.12%) CCNP
10 34 (25.37%) WAN
11 32 (23.88%) VMware
12 31 (23.13%) CheckPoint
12 31 (23.13%) Degree
12 31 (23.13%) SC Cleared
13 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
14 26 (19.40%) LAN
15 25 (18.66%) DNS
15 25 (18.66%) CCNA
15 25 (18.66%) IPsec
15 25 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (16.42%) Finance
16 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (15.67%) BGP
18 20 (14.93%) TCP/IP
18 20 (14.93%) Cyber Security
19 19 (14.18%) SQL
19 19 (14.18%) LDAP
19 19 (14.18%) VoIP
19 19 (14.18%) DHCP
19 19 (14.18%) Network Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (9.70%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.99%) MediaWiki
4 4 (2.99%) Apache
4 4 (2.99%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.99%) nginx
4 4 (2.99%) Confluence
5 2 (1.49%) CMS
5 2 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Office
2 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.75%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (50.75%) Firewall
2 48 (35.82%) VPN
3 34 (25.37%) WAN
4 26 (19.40%) LAN
5 25 (18.66%) DNS
5 25 (18.66%) IPsec
6 21 (15.67%) BGP
7 20 (14.93%) TCP/IP
8 19 (14.18%) VoIP
8 19 (14.18%) LDAP
8 19 (14.18%) DHCP
9 17 (12.69%) SSL
10 15 (11.19%) HTTP
10 15 (11.19%) SAN
10 15 (11.19%) OSPF
11 14 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (8.96%) FTP
12 12 (8.96%) SMTP
13 11 (8.21%) IPv6
13 11 (8.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (4.48%) MySQL
3 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Subversion
1 4 (2.99%) JIRA
1 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.99%) Hudson
1 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (16.42%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.99%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Billing
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (20.90%) Network Engineer
2 23 (17.16%) Analyst
3 17 (12.69%) Security Engineer
4 15 (11.19%) Security Analyst
5 13 (9.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (9.70%) Designer
6 12 (8.96%) Consultant
7 11 (8.21%) Network Analyst
8 9 (6.72%) Network Security Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Administrator
9 7 (5.22%) Network Specialist
10 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Network Consultant
10 6 (4.48%) Architect
11 4 (2.99%) Network Designer
11 4 (2.99%) Lead Designer
11 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (2.99%) Security Designer
11 4 (2.99%) Lead Network Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) J2EE
1 4 (2.99%) LAMP
2 3 (2.24%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) POSIX
3 1 (0.75%) Middleware
3 1 (0.75%) STL
3 1 (0.75%) Pthreads
3 1 (0.75%) HTML5
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Blackberry
1 11 (8.21%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.97%) Cryptography
3 7 (5.22%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.73%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.99%) Wiki
6 4 (2.99%) PKI
6 4 (2.99%) SCADA
6 4 (2.99%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.99%) CESG
7 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.49%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.49%) IVR
8 2 (1.49%) Statistics
9 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.75%) Open Source
9 1 (0.75%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.75%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.04%) Windows
2 37 (27.61%) Linux
3 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.46%) UNIX
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.99%) CentOS
7 4 (2.99%) Debian
7 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.49%) Android
9 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.93%) Cyber Security
2 19 (14.18%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (12.69%) ITIL
3 17 (12.69%) Information Security
4 16 (11.94%) Configuration Management
4 16 (11.94%) Network Management
5 12 (8.96%) Network Architecture
5 12 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (8.21%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (8.21%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (7.46%) Information Assurance
7 10 (7.46%) Change Management
8 9 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.72%) Capacity Management
8 9 (6.72%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.97%) Load Balancing
9 8 (5.97%) Network Design
9 8 (5.97%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.22%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.48%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.18%) SQL
2 11 (8.21%) Perl
3 8 (5.97%) Java
4 7 (5.22%) C
4 7 (5.22%) Python
4 7 (5.22%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.73%) Ruby
6 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.99%) PHP
6 4 (2.99%) VB
7 3 (2.24%) C++
8 2 (1.49%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.75%) Tcl
9 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (38.06%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (32.09%) Security Cleared
3 35 (26.12%) CCNP
4 31 (23.13%) Degree
4 31 (23.13%) SC Cleared
5 25 (18.66%) CCNA
6 13 (9.70%) JNCIS
7 11 (8.21%) CCIE
8 7 (5.22%) CCDP
9 6 (4.48%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (3.73%) HND
10 5 (3.73%) Postgraduate
11 4 (2.99%) MCSE
12 3 (2.24%) CCSP
12 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.24%) CCSA
13 2 (1.49%) CCDA
13 2 (1.49%) CCIP
13 2 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 5 (3.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.97%) Samba
4 7 (5.22%) ProxySG
5 5 (3.73%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.99%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.99%) Postfix
6 4 (2.99%) XenServer
7 3 (2.24%) Snort
8 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.75%) vSphere
9 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.99%) ZABBIX
2 4 (2.99%) Puppet
2 4 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.99%) Salt
3 3 (2.24%) SCCM
3 3 (2.24%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.24%) Netcool
4 2 (1.49%) SCOM
4 2 (1.49%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.75%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 72 (53.73%) Cisco
2 42 (31.34%) Juniper
3 32 (23.88%) VMware
4 31 (23.13%) CheckPoint
5 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
6 14 (10.45%) McAfee
7 12 (8.96%) F5
8 11 (8.21%) Citrix
9 10 (7.46%) HP
9 10 (7.46%) Blue Coat
10 8 (5.97%) Sourcefire
11 7 (5.22%) Symantec
12 6 (4.48%) Dell
12 6 (4.48%) Tandberg
13 4 (2.99%) Infoblox
13 4 (2.99%) Brocade
13 4 (2.99%) Altiris
13 4 (2.99%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (2.99%) NetApp
13 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
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