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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 165 198 153
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -45
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 70 45 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 0.78% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 4.15% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 67
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,075 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1069 1085 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.14% 18.79% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 899 911 807
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +19 30 £42,500 +17.24% 3
Somerset - 16 £40,750 -
Bristol -6 13 £37,500 -1.31% 4
Wiltshire +1 5 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Dorset - 4 £50,000 -
Devon +3 2 £34,500 +15.00%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 74 (63.25%) Firewall
2 59 (50.43%) Cisco
3 43 (36.75%) TCP/IP
4 41 (35.04%) Microsoft
5 37 (31.62%) VPN
6 36 (30.77%) WAN
7 32 (27.35%) LAN
8 29 (24.79%) VoIP
8 29 (24.79%) Windows
8 29 (24.79%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (23.93%) Linux
9 28 (23.93%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (23.93%) Wireless
10 26 (22.22%) DNS
10 26 (22.22%) Data Centre
11 25 (21.37%) Juniper
11 25 (21.37%) VMware
12 24 (20.51%) Telecoms
12 24 (20.51%) Internet
12 24 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
13 23 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (19.66%) CCNP
13 23 (19.66%) ITIL
14 22 (18.80%) CCNA
14 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
15 20 (17.09%) Information Security
15 20 (17.09%) Degree
16 19 (16.24%) Windows Server
17 17 (14.53%) Security Operations
17 17 (14.53%) Mathematics

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 9 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.13%) Apache
3 6 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.13%) JBoss
4 4 (3.42%) IIS
4 4 (3.42%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.26%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.98%) MS Office
4 6 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (63.25%) Firewall
2 43 (36.75%) TCP/IP
3 37 (31.62%) VPN
4 36 (30.77%) WAN
5 32 (27.35%) LAN
6 29 (24.79%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (24.79%) VoIP
7 28 (23.93%) Wireless
8 26 (22.22%) DNS
9 24 (20.51%) Internet
10 16 (13.68%) SAN
11 15 (12.82%) SSL
12 14 (11.97%) EIGRP
12 14 (11.97%) IP Telephony
12 14 (11.97%) VLAN
12 14 (11.97%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
13 13 (11.11%) MGCP
14 12 (10.26%) DHCP
15 11 (9.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.98%) Big Data
4 6 (5.13%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 24 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.98%) Military
3 4 (3.42%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Finance
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.53%) Security Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) Analyst
3 13 (11.11%) Consultant
4 10 (8.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) Technical Leader
7 7 (5.98%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Architect
8 6 (5.13%) FPGA Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) ICT Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) ELK Stack
1 6 (5.13%) Kafka
2 3 (2.56%) HTML
2 3 (2.56%) J2EE
2 3 (2.56%) SOAP
2 3 (2.56%) XML
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
3 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.71%) EJB
3 2 (1.71%) Java EE
3 2 (1.71%) JDBC
3 2 (1.71%) JSF
3 2 (1.71%) JSP
3 2 (1.71%) ODBC
3 2 (1.71%) Spring
4 1 (0.85%) JSON
4 1 (0.85%) OAuth
4 1 (0.85%) OpenID
4 1 (0.85%) REST
4 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 17 (14.53%) Mathematics
3 14 (11.97%) Management Information System
4 13 (11.11%) IVR
5 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (9.40%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 9 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (6.84%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (6.84%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (6.84%) VHDL
8 6 (5.13%) Physics
9 4 (3.42%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.56%) Internet of Things
10 3 (2.56%) PKI
11 2 (1.71%) Cybercrime
11 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.71%) Verilog
12 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.79%) Windows
2 28 (23.93%) Linux
3 19 (16.24%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.98%) CentOS
5 6 (5.13%) Unix
5 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (19.66%) ITIL
3 20 (17.09%) Information Security
4 17 (14.53%) Security Operations
5 16 (13.68%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (11.97%) Load Balancing
7 14 (11.97%) Service Delivery
7 14 (11.97%) SIEM
8 13 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.40%) Computer Security
9 11 (9.40%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.55%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.55%) Project Management
11 7 (5.98%) Data Acquisition
11 7 (5.98%) Security Architecture
12 6 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.13%) High Availability
12 6 (5.13%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.11%) Java
2 12 (10.26%) C
3 10 (8.55%) C++
4 6 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.13%) Python
4 6 (5.13%) SQL
5 4 (3.42%) Perl
6 2 (1.71%) C#
6 2 (1.71%) R
7 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (23.93%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (19.66%) CCNP
3 22 (18.80%) CCNA
4 20 (17.09%) Degree
5 15 (12.82%) CISSP
6 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
7 10 (8.55%) SC Cleared
8 9 (7.69%) CISA
8 9 (7.69%) CISM
9 7 (5.98%) CCVP
9 7 (5.98%) CRISC
10 5 (4.27%) GCIA
11 4 (3.42%) SANS
12 3 (2.56%) CCIE
12 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.56%) GIAC
12 3 (2.56%) GSEC
12 3 (2.56%) HND
13 2 (1.71%) MCSE
13 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.13%) SLA
3 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.26%) Firmware
3 8 (6.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.98%) XenApp
5 6 (5.13%) Apache Flume
5 6 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.13%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.42%) ProxySG
6 4 (3.42%) Samba
7 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.71%) Snort
8 2 (1.71%) vSphere
9 1 (0.85%) iptables
9 1 (0.85%) NFS
9 1 (0.85%) Squid
9 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
1 13 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (5.13%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.13%) Kibana
2 6 (5.13%) logstash
2 6 (5.13%) SCCM
2 6 (5.13%) SCOM
3 4 (3.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (3.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (3.42%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (1.71%) QRadar
5 1 (0.85%) FTK
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Nessus
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (50.43%) Cisco
2 41 (35.04%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.37%) Juniper
3 25 (21.37%) VMware
4 15 (12.82%) CheckPoint
5 13 (11.11%) Aruba
6 12 (10.26%) F5
6 12 (10.26%) Intel
6 12 (10.26%) Red Hat
7 11 (9.40%) Blue Coat
8 10 (8.55%) HP
9 9 (7.69%) NetApp
10 8 (6.84%) ArcSight
10 8 (6.84%) Intel Security
10 8 (6.84%) Palo Alto
11 7 (5.98%) Citrix
11 7 (5.98%) EMC
12 6 (5.13%) Dell
12 6 (5.13%) Hortonworks
13 5 (4.27%) Splunk
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £30500.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago