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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 177 144 153
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 71 92 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 1.59% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.69% 9.23% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 60 77 48
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,950 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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
1062 997 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.23% 17.21% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 897 780 900
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Bristol +20 37 £40,000 +0.62% 5
Gloucestershire -44 16 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Wiltshire +6 11 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Devon -3 4 £30,000 -22.58%
Dorset -25 3 £95,000 +123.52%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 74 (56.06%) Firewall
2 61 (46.21%) Cisco
3 56 (42.42%) Windows
4 49 (37.12%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 39 (29.55%) WAN
7 37 (28.03%) Linux
8 36 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 34 (25.76%) CCNP
10 33 (25.00%) LAN
11 29 (21.97%) DNS
11 29 (21.97%) SQL
12 27 (20.45%) VPN
13 26 (19.70%) Active Directory
13 26 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (18.94%) TCP/IP
14 25 (18.94%) ITIL
15 24 (18.18%) CheckPoint
16 23 (17.42%) CCNA
16 23 (17.42%) Degree
17 22 (16.67%) Juniper
18 21 (15.91%) SC Cleared
19 19 (14.39%) Information Security
20 18 (13.64%) VMware
21 17 (12.88%) OSPF
21 17 (12.88%) Network Monitoring
22 16 (12.12%) Cyber Security
22 16 (12.12%) EIGRP
22 16 (12.12%) Java
22 16 (12.12%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.06%) Apache
2 8 (6.06%) nginx
2 8 (6.06%) Confluence
2 8 (6.06%) MediaWiki
3 3 (2.27%) IIS
3 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (56.06%) Firewall
2 39 (29.55%) WAN
3 33 (25.00%) LAN
4 29 (21.97%) DNS
5 27 (20.45%) VPN
6 26 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (18.94%) TCP/IP
8 17 (12.88%) OSPF
9 16 (12.12%) EIGRP
10 15 (11.36%) SAN
10 15 (11.36%) Wireless
10 15 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (10.61%) IPsec
11 14 (10.61%) HTTP
12 13 (9.85%) LDAP
13 12 (9.09%) VoIP
13 12 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (7.58%) VLAN
14 10 (7.58%) BGP
15 9 (6.82%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) MySQL
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Subversion
1 8 (6.06%) JIRA
1 8 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.06%) Hudson
1 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.52%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (6.82%) Telecoms
1 9 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (1.52%) Legal
2 2 (1.52%) Military
2 2 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (20.45%) Network Engineer
2 22 (16.67%) Administrator
3 17 (12.88%) Consultant
4 11 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Network Administrator
7 8 (6.06%) Management Consultant
8 7 (5.30%) Security Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) Designer
10 4 (3.03%) Network Specialist
10 4 (3.03%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.27%) Tester
11 3 (2.27%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.82%) Middleware
2 7 (5.30%) LAMP
3 4 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) J2EE
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.76%) STL
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) POSIX
4 1 (0.76%) WCF
4 1 (0.76%) Pthreads
4 1 (0.76%) HTML5
4 1 (0.76%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.06%) Xbox
2 8 (6.06%) Wiki
3 7 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.79%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.27%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
8 1 (0.76%) Open Source
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) CESG
8 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.76%) SCADA
8 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.42%) Windows
2 37 (28.03%) Linux
3 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.06%) CentOS
6 8 (6.06%) Debian
6 8 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.27%) UNIX
7 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.52%) Android
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.94%) ITIL
2 19 (14.39%) Information Security
3 17 (12.88%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (12.12%) Cyber Security
5 11 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 11 (8.33%) DevOps
5 11 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (7.58%) Service Management
7 9 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.06%) Build Automation
9 7 (5.30%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.30%) Business Continuity
9 7 (5.30%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.30%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.30%) Database Theory
9 7 (5.30%) Relational Database Theory
10 6 (4.55%) Project Management
10 6 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.97%) SQL
2 16 (12.12%) Java
3 15 (11.36%) Perl
4 12 (9.09%) Ruby
5 10 (7.58%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.58%) PHP
6 8 (6.06%) Python
7 7 (5.30%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.52%) C
9 1 (0.76%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (37.12%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 34 (25.76%) CCNP
4 23 (17.42%) CCNA
4 23 (17.42%) Degree
5 21 (15.91%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.55%) CISSP
7 5 (3.79%) CCIE
7 5 (3.79%) Postgraduate
7 5 (3.79%) MCSE
7 5 (3.79%) JNCIS
8 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.27%) MCSA
9 3 (2.27%) CCSA
10 2 (1.52%) CCDA
10 2 (1.52%) CCDP
10 2 (1.52%) CISM
10 2 (1.52%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.82%) Samba
4 8 (6.06%) Postfix
4 8 (6.06%) XenServer
4 8 (6.06%) iptables
5 6 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.79%) Snort
7 2 (1.52%) vSphere
8 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) SCCM
1 10 (7.58%) SCOM
1 10 (7.58%) SCVMM
2 8 (6.06%) ZABBIX
2 8 (6.06%) Puppet
3 7 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.30%) Salt
4 3 (2.27%) Nmap
4 3 (2.27%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.76%) Nessus
5 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 61 (46.21%) Cisco
2 40 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 22 (16.67%) Juniper
5 18 (13.64%) VMware
6 11 (8.33%) McAfee
7 10 (7.58%) Citrix
8 9 (6.82%) Sourcefire
9 8 (6.06%) Google
9 8 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.06%) Facebook
10 6 (4.55%) F5
11 5 (3.79%) HP
12 3 (2.27%) Dell
12 3 (2.27%) Apple
12 3 (2.27%) Brocade
12 3 (2.27%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.27%) Qualys
12 3 (2.27%) LogRhythm
12 3 (2.27%) Nokia
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