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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 164 142 162
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 79 83 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.56% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.13% 9.28% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 73 54 40
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,725 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £51,000 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
972 894 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.30% 16.77% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 835 690 959
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,400 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -14 35 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Wiltshire +15 21 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Gloucestershire -10 14 £47,500 +61.01% 7
Somerset +3 3 £34,000 - 1
Devon +1 3 £30,000 -
Dorset -29 3 £95,000 +123.52%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 90 (53.25%) Firewall
2 88 (52.07%) Cisco
3 71 (42.01%) Windows
4 69 (40.83%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (33.14%) Microsoft
6 51 (30.18%) VPN
7 50 (29.59%) WAN
7 50 (29.59%) Security Cleared
8 49 (28.99%) CCNP
9 46 (27.22%) Linux
10 42 (24.85%) LAN
11 41 (24.26%) DNS
12 40 (23.67%) Juniper
13 36 (21.30%) CheckPoint
14 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
14 34 (20.12%) CCNA
15 33 (19.53%) SQL
15 33 (19.53%) Degree
16 32 (18.93%) ITIL
16 32 (18.93%) Active Directory
17 30 (17.75%) VMware
17 30 (17.75%) SC Cleared
18 27 (15.98%) IPsec
18 27 (15.98%) Information Security
19 26 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
20 25 (14.79%) Network Monitoring
21 24 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (14.20%) Finance
21 24 (14.20%) VoIP
22 22 (13.02%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 19 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.14%) MediaWiki
3 7 (4.14%) nginx
3 7 (4.14%) Confluence
3 7 (4.14%) Apache
4 5 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.37%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.37%) IIS
6 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.59%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
1 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (53.25%) Firewall
2 51 (30.18%) VPN
3 50 (29.59%) WAN
4 42 (24.85%) LAN
5 41 (24.26%) DNS
6 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
7 27 (15.98%) IPsec
8 26 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (14.20%) VoIP
10 22 (13.02%) LDAP
10 22 (13.02%) OSPF
11 21 (12.43%) BGP
12 20 (11.83%) HTTP
13 18 (10.65%) DHCP
13 18 (10.65%) EIGRP
14 17 (10.06%) SAN
15 16 (9.47%) SSL
16 15 (8.88%) VLAN
16 15 (8.88%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (8.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.33%) MySQL
3 7 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Subversion
1 7 (4.14%) JIRA
1 7 (4.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.14%) Hudson
1 7 (4.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.18%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (14.20%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.59%) Law
5 1 (0.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (21.30%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.20%) Administrator
3 18 (10.65%) Analyst
4 17 (10.06%) Consultant
5 15 (8.88%) Security Engineer
6 13 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 12 (7.10%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (7.10%) Designer
8 10 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Network Specialist
9 9 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Network Administrator
11 7 (4.14%) Architect
12 6 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
13 5 (2.96%) Management Consultant
13 5 (2.96%) Network Analyst
13 5 (2.96%) Security Consultant
13 5 (2.96%) Security Specialist
13 5 (2.96%) Network Security Specialist
13 5 (2.96%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.55%) Middleware
1 6 (3.55%) LAMP
2 4 (2.37%) HTML
2 4 (2.37%) J2EE
2 4 (2.37%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) POSIX
3 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.59%) STL
3 1 (0.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) WCF
3 1 (0.59%) Pthreads
3 1 (0.59%) HTML5
3 1 (0.59%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.33%) Computer Science
1 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.73%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.14%) Wiki
4 6 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.96%) Xbox
6 4 (2.37%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.37%) CESG
6 4 (2.37%) PKI
7 3 (1.78%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.78%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.18%) Statistics
8 2 (1.18%) SCADA
9 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.59%) Open Source
9 1 (0.59%) SecurID
9 1 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 71 (42.01%) Windows
2 46 (27.22%) Linux
3 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.92%) UNIX
5 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.14%) CentOS
6 7 (4.14%) Debian
6 7 (4.14%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.18%) Android
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.93%) ITIL
2 27 (15.98%) Information Security
3 25 (14.79%) Network Monitoring
4 21 (12.43%) Cyber Security
5 15 (8.88%) ITIL V3
6 14 (8.28%) Network Architecture
7 13 (7.69%) Network Management
7 13 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 13 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (7.10%) Load Balancing
9 11 (6.51%) Service Management
9 11 (6.51%) Change Management
10 10 (5.92%) DevOps
11 9 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (5.33%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.33%) Capacity Management
12 8 (4.73%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (4.73%) Business Continuity
12 8 (4.73%) Network Design
13 7 (4.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.53%) SQL
2 17 (10.06%) Perl
3 15 (8.88%) Java
4 11 (6.51%) Python
4 11 (6.51%) Ruby
5 9 (5.33%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.33%) PHP
6 8 (4.73%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.55%) C
8 2 (1.18%) C++
9 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.59%) VB
9 1 (0.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 69 (40.83%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (29.59%) Security Cleared
3 49 (28.99%) CCNP
4 34 (20.12%) CCNA
5 33 (19.53%) Degree
6 30 (17.75%) SC Cleared
7 13 (7.69%) JNCIS
8 7 (4.14%) CCDP
8 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.55%) CCIE
9 6 (3.55%) MCSE
10 5 (2.96%) HND
10 5 (2.96%) Postgraduate
10 5 (2.96%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.78%) CCSA
12 2 (1.18%) MCP
12 2 (1.18%) CISSP
12 2 (1.18%) CISM
12 2 (1.18%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.55%) QA
2 6 (3.55%) SLA
3 3 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (18.93%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.51%) Samba
4 7 (4.14%) Postfix
4 7 (4.14%) XenServer
5 5 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.96%) Snort
6 3 (1.78%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.18%) Nmap
7 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) SCCM
2 10 (5.92%) SCOM
2 10 (5.92%) SCVMM
3 7 (4.14%) ZABBIX
3 7 (4.14%) Puppet
4 6 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.55%) Salt
5 4 (2.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.78%) CFEngine
6 3 (1.78%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.78%) Netcool
6 3 (1.78%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.59%) Nessus
8 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 88 (52.07%) Cisco
2 56 (33.14%) Microsoft
3 40 (23.67%) Juniper
4 36 (21.30%) CheckPoint
5 30 (17.75%) VMware
6 17 (10.06%) McAfee
7 15 (8.88%) Citrix
8 14 (8.28%) F5
9 11 (6.51%) Sourcefire
10 10 (5.92%) HP
11 8 (4.73%) Dell
12 7 (4.14%) Symantec
12 7 (4.14%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.96%) Google
13 5 (2.96%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.96%) Facebook
13 5 (2.96%) Tandberg
14 4 (2.37%) Infoblox
14 4 (2.37%) Cyber-Ark
14 4 (2.37%) NetApp
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