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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 175 182 175
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 65 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.76% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 4.48% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 35
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £28,080
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +69.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1157 1049 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.69% 17.07% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 878 697
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 21 £42,500 -19.04% 4
Wiltshire -6 19 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Gloucestershire -8 11 £32,000 -8.57% 2
Dorset +10 7 - - 1
Somerset +13 5 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Devon - 2 £30,000 - 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 82 (66.67%) Firewall
2 56 (45.53%) Windows
3 46 (37.40%) Cisco
4 44 (35.77%) Microsoft
4 44 (35.77%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (33.33%) Linux
6 33 (26.83%) DNS
7 31 (25.20%) Degree
8 30 (24.39%) LAN
9 29 (23.58%) WAN
9 29 (23.58%) VPN
10 28 (22.76%) Active Directory
10 28 (22.76%) VMware
11 27 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (21.14%) Data Centre
12 26 (21.14%) CCNA
12 26 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (20.33%) ITIL
14 23 (18.70%) TCP/IP
15 21 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
16 20 (16.26%) CCNP
17 19 (15.45%) SQL
18 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange
18 18 (14.63%) SAN
18 18 (14.63%) Wireless
19 17 (13.82%) Citrix
19 17 (13.82%) Java
20 16 (13.01%) DHCP
20 16 (13.01%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.94%) Apache
4 8 (6.50%) MediaWiki
4 8 (6.50%) nginx
4 8 (6.50%) Confluence
5 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.88%) IIS
7 4 (3.25%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.44%) Lync
9 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Office 365
2 5 (4.07%) SaaS
2 5 (4.07%) PaaS
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (66.67%) Firewall
2 33 (26.83%) DNS
3 30 (24.39%) LAN
4 29 (23.58%) WAN
4 29 (23.58%) VPN
5 23 (18.70%) TCP/IP
6 18 (14.63%) Wireless
6 18 (14.63%) SAN
7 16 (13.01%) DHCP
8 13 (10.57%) HTTP
8 13 (10.57%) OSPF
8 13 (10.57%) IPsec
9 12 (9.76%) EIGRP
9 12 (9.76%) LDAP
9 12 (9.76%) FTP
10 11 (8.94%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (8.13%) BGP
11 10 (8.13%) SMTP
11 10 (8.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.94%) MySQL
2 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (6.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Subversion
1 8 (6.50%) JIRA
1 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.50%) Hudson
1 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.25%) Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Retail
5 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Military
6 2 (1.63%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (16.26%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (13.01%) Analyst
4 14 (11.38%) Consultant
5 12 (9.76%) Administrator
6 10 (8.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Security Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Firewall Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Network Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (4.88%) Network Security Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) DevOps Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) Network Administrator
11 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.07%) Architect
11 5 (4.07%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) Middleware
1 6 (4.88%) LAMP
2 4 (3.25%) J2EE
3 3 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (21.14%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.13%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.50%) Wiki
4 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.69%) CESG
6 5 (4.07%) Xbox
7 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.44%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.44%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.63%) Clustering
9 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.81%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.53%) Windows
2 41 (33.33%) Linux
3 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.50%) CentOS
6 8 (6.50%) Debian
6 8 (6.50%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.88%) UNIX
8 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.44%) Android
11 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.33%) ITIL
2 21 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (10.57%) Load Balancing
4 12 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (8.94%) Business Continuity
5 11 (8.94%) Information Security
6 10 (8.13%) DevOps
7 9 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (6.50%) SIEM
8 8 (6.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (6.50%) Database Theory
8 8 (6.50%) Relational Database Theory
8 8 (6.50%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.69%) Computer Security
9 7 (5.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (5.69%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.69%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.88%) Project Management
10 6 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.45%) SQL
2 17 (13.82%) Java
3 15 (12.20%) Perl
4 11 (8.94%) PHP
4 11 (8.94%) Ruby
5 10 (8.13%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.69%) Python
7 4 (3.25%) C
7 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (35.77%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (25.20%) Degree
3 26 (21.14%) CCNA
4 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
5 20 (16.26%) CCNP
6 12 (9.76%) CISSP
7 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (7.32%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.50%) MCSE
10 7 (5.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (4.88%) CCIE
12 5 (4.07%) CCDP
13 4 (3.25%) HND
14 3 (2.44%) MCP
14 3 (2.44%) MCSA
15 2 (1.63%) CCDA
15 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.81%) GCIA
16 1 (0.81%) GSEC
16 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
3 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (22.76%) Active Directory
2 26 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.01%) vSphere
4 12 (9.76%) Samba
5 9 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 9 (7.32%) Postfix
6 8 (6.50%) XenServer
6 8 (6.50%) iptables
7 4 (3.25%) Snort
8 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.63%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.81%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) ZABBIX
1 8 (6.50%) Puppet
2 6 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.88%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) Salt
3 5 (4.07%) Ansible
4 4 (3.25%) SCOM
4 4 (3.25%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.44%) Nmap
6 2 (1.63%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (37.40%) Cisco
2 44 (35.77%) Microsoft
3 28 (22.76%) VMware
4 17 (13.82%) Citrix
5 11 (8.94%) CheckPoint
6 10 (8.13%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.50%) Juniper
8 5 (4.07%) Dell
8 5 (4.07%) Google
8 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.07%) Facebook
9 4 (3.25%) ArcSight
9 4 (3.25%) NetApp
9 4 (3.25%) Avaya
10 3 (2.44%) HP
10 3 (2.44%) Apple
10 3 (2.44%) Reuters
10 3 (2.44%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.44%) McAfee
10 3 (2.44%) Qualys
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Superdry
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cirencester
CPS Group
Salary: £28k per year + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago