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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 178 183 194
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 61 65 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.12% 1.12% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 5.51% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 50 45 29
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.43%
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
1047 1179 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.29% 20.23% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1021 879
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,966 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +8 20 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Bristol +9 11 £35,375 -21.38% 2
Dorset +16 9 £28,000 - 1
Devon +10 7 £32,500 +8.33%
Wiltshire +5 7 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Somerset -8 4 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 79 (58.52%) Firewall
2 61 (45.19%) Cisco
3 56 (41.48%) TCP/IP
4 47 (34.81%) VPN
5 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
6 44 (32.59%) WAN
7 43 (31.85%) Windows
8 42 (31.11%) LAN
9 37 (27.41%) Linux
9 37 (27.41%) ITIL
9 37 (27.41%) VMware
10 35 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (25.19%) DNS
12 31 (22.96%) MS Excel
13 30 (22.22%) Degree
14 29 (21.48%) Security Cleared
15 28 (20.74%) CCNA
16 26 (19.26%) Cybersecurity
17 25 (18.52%) Juniper
18 24 (17.78%) VoIP
18 24 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (17.04%) Information Security
20 22 (16.30%) Wireless
20 22 (16.30%) Telecoms
20 22 (16.30%) HTTP
20 22 (16.30%) CCNP
20 22 (16.30%) Windows Server
21 21 (15.56%) Data Centre
21 21 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery

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 12 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.15%) Apache
3 10 (7.41%) IIS
4 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.44%) JBoss
5 6 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.96%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (22.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.44%) MS Office
3 6 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (58.52%) Firewall
2 56 (41.48%) TCP/IP
3 47 (34.81%) VPN
4 44 (32.59%) WAN
5 42 (31.11%) LAN
6 34 (25.19%) DNS
7 24 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (17.78%) VoIP
8 22 (16.30%) HTTP
8 22 (16.30%) Wireless
9 19 (14.07%) Internet
10 18 (13.33%) SAN
11 17 (12.59%) DHCP
11 17 (12.59%) VLAN
12 15 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (10.37%) FTP
13 14 (10.37%) IP Telephony
13 14 (10.37%) SMTP
14 13 (9.63%) Cisco IPT
14 13 (9.63%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) Big Data
3 8 (5.93%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.44%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (1.48%) MySQL
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (16.30%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.19%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Military
3 5 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.22%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (31.11%) Network Engineer
2 18 (13.33%) Analyst
3 13 (9.63%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.15%) Security Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) Administrator
5 9 (6.67%) Consultant
5 9 (6.67%) Developer
5 9 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.93%) Security Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.19%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 7 (5.19%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Technical Leader
8 6 (4.44%) Architect
8 6 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) FPGA Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Graduate
8 6 (4.44%) Network Administrator
8 6 (4.44%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) ELK Stack
1 6 (4.44%) Kafka
2 3 (2.22%) J2EE
3 2 (1.48%) .NET
3 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.48%) EJB
3 2 (1.48%) HTML
3 2 (1.48%) Java EE
3 2 (1.48%) JDBC
3 2 (1.48%) JSF
3 2 (1.48%) JSP
3 2 (1.48%) ODBC
3 2 (1.48%) SOAP
3 2 (1.48%) Spring
3 2 (1.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Data Centre
1 21 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 19 (14.07%) Mathematics
3 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (10.37%) Computer Science
5 13 (9.63%) IVR
6 12 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (7.41%) Cyber Attack
7 10 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (5.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (5.93%) VHDL
9 6 (4.44%) Driving Licence
9 6 (4.44%) iPad
9 6 (4.44%) Physics
10 5 (3.70%) CESG
10 5 (3.70%) Statistics
11 4 (2.96%) Internet of Things
11 4 (2.96%) PKI
12 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.85%) Windows
2 37 (27.41%) Linux
3 22 (16.30%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.19%) CentOS
6 7 (5.19%) Unix
7 6 (4.44%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.22%) Debian
9 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) ITIL
2 26 (19.26%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (17.04%) Information Security
4 21 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (14.07%) Service Delivery
6 17 (12.59%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (12.59%) Security Operations
7 14 (10.37%) Load Balancing
8 13 (9.63%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.15%) Computer Security
9 11 (8.15%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.41%) DevOps
11 9 (6.67%) Business Continuity
11 9 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.67%) Project Management
11 9 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.93%) Data Security
12 8 (5.93%) Security Architecture
13 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.59%) Java
2 16 (11.85%) C
3 14 (10.37%) C++
4 11 (8.15%) Python
5 9 (6.67%) SQL
6 6 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.96%) Perl
8 2 (1.48%) C#
8 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.48%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (22.22%) Degree
3 29 (21.48%) Security Cleared
4 28 (20.74%) CCNA
5 22 (16.30%) CCNP
6 18 (13.33%) CISSP
6 18 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 16 (11.85%) DV Cleared
8 9 (6.67%) CISA
8 9 (6.67%) CISM
8 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (5.93%) MCSE
10 7 (5.19%) CCVP
10 7 (5.19%) CEH
10 7 (5.19%) CRISC
11 5 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (3.70%) VCP6
11 5 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.96%) SANS
13 3 (2.22%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.19%) SLA
3 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (10.37%) Firmware
4 9 (6.67%) vSphere
5 6 (4.44%) Apache Flume
6 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.96%) Samba
7 3 (2.22%) ProxySG
7 3 (2.22%) Snort
7 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.22%) XenApp
8 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.48%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (9.63%) Cisco UCCE
1 13 (9.63%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (5.93%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (5.93%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.44%) FortiGate
3 6 (4.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (4.44%) Kibana
3 6 (4.44%) logstash
3 6 (4.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.96%) SCCM
5 2 (1.48%) SCOM
6 1 (0.74%) FTK
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.74%) Puppet
6 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (45.19%) Cisco
2 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
3 37 (27.41%) VMware
4 25 (18.52%) Juniper
5 16 (11.85%) HP
6 15 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 14 (10.37%) EMC
8 13 (9.63%) Aruba
9 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
10 10 (7.41%) F5
11 9 (6.67%) Intel
11 9 (6.67%) Symantec
12 8 (5.93%) Brocade
12 8 (5.93%) IBM
12 8 (5.93%) Veeam
13 7 (5.19%) Blue Coat
13 7 (5.19%) Extreme Networks
14 6 (4.44%) Dell
14 6 (4.44%) Hortonworks
14 6 (4.44%) Intel Security
Bath, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Capita plc
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Southwest One
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago