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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 192 147 173
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 47 83 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.41% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 8.14% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 39 64 31
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1101 1020 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.32% 17.32% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 929 793 767
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +5 23 £40,000 +34.45% 4
Wiltshire -8 12 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Gloucestershire -40 10 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Devon -5 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (58.27%) Firewall
2 57 (44.88%) Windows
3 54 (42.52%) Cisco
4 51 (40.16%) Microsoft
5 48 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (29.92%) DNS
6 38 (29.92%) WAN
7 37 (29.13%) LAN
8 35 (27.56%) Active Directory
9 33 (25.98%) Linux
9 33 (25.98%) Data Centre
10 31 (24.41%) Security Cleared
11 30 (23.62%) ITIL
12 28 (22.05%) CCNP
13 27 (21.26%) SQL
14 26 (20.47%) CCNA
15 25 (19.69%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (18.90%) VPN
17 23 (18.11%) TCP/IP
18 21 (16.54%) Degree
19 19 (14.96%) Wireless
19 19 (14.96%) VMware
20 18 (14.17%) SAN
21 17 (13.39%) OSPF
21 17 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
22 16 (12.60%) PCI DSS
22 16 (12.60%) EIGRP
22 16 (12.60%) CheckPoint
22 16 (12.60%) Java
22 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 14 (11.02%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (7.87%) Apache
3 8 (6.30%) nginx
3 8 (6.30%) MediaWiki
3 8 (6.30%) Confluence
4 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.15%) IIS
5 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Office 365
2 5 (3.94%) SaaS
2 5 (3.94%) PaaS
3 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (58.27%) Firewall
2 38 (29.92%) DNS
2 38 (29.92%) WAN
3 37 (29.13%) LAN
4 25 (19.69%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (18.90%) VPN
6 23 (18.11%) TCP/IP
7 19 (14.96%) Wireless
8 18 (14.17%) SAN
9 17 (13.39%) OSPF
10 16 (12.60%) EIGRP
11 15 (11.81%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (10.24%) HTTP
13 12 (9.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (9.45%) IPsec
14 11 (8.66%) DHCP
14 11 (8.66%) VoIP
15 10 (7.87%) VLAN
15 10 (7.87%) SSL
15 10 (7.87%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) MySQL
2 8 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Jenkins
1 8 (6.30%) JIRA
1 8 (6.30%) Subversion
1 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.30%) Hudson
2 2 (1.57%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (9.45%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.36%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.57%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Military
4 2 (1.57%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (19.69%) Network Engineer
2 23 (18.11%) Administrator
3 18 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (11.81%) Consultant
5 10 (7.87%) Security Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Network Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) Management Consultant
7 7 (5.51%) Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Architect
9 5 (3.94%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.36%) IT Manager
11 3 (2.36%) Tester
11 3 (2.36%) Network Analyst
11 3 (2.36%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) Middleware
2 5 (3.94%) LAMP
3 3 (2.36%) HTML
4 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) AppFabric
4 1 (0.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.98%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.09%) Xbox
4 8 (6.30%) Wiki
5 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.94%) CESG
7 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.36%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.79%) PMI
9 1 (0.79%) Clustering
9 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.88%) Windows
2 33 (25.98%) Linux
3 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.30%) Ubuntu
6 8 (6.30%) CentOS
6 8 (6.30%) Debian
7 3 (2.36%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.79%) UNIX
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) ITIL
2 16 (12.60%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (11.02%) Information Security
4 13 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.66%) Service Management
5 11 (8.66%) ITIL V3
5 11 (8.66%) Load Balancing
5 11 (8.66%) DevOps
6 9 (7.09%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.51%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.51%) Database Theory
8 7 (5.51%) Relational Database Theory
9 6 (4.72%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (4.72%) Build Automation
9 6 (4.72%) Security Testing
9 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.72%) Project Management
9 6 (4.72%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.26%) SQL
2 16 (12.60%) Java
3 11 (8.66%) Perl
3 11 (8.66%) Ruby
4 10 (7.87%) Bash Shell
4 10 (7.87%) PHP
5 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (24.41%) Security Cleared
3 28 (22.05%) CCNP
4 26 (20.47%) CCNA
5 21 (16.54%) Degree
6 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
7 9 (7.09%) CISSP
8 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.94%) MCSE
9 5 (3.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.36%) MCSA
10 3 (2.36%) CCIE
10 3 (2.36%) CCSA
10 3 (2.36%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.57%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.57%) CCDA
11 2 (1.57%) CCDP
12 1 (0.79%) ISEB
12 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.60%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (27.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.45%) vSphere
4 9 (7.09%) Postfix
5 8 (6.30%) iptables
5 8 (6.30%) XenServer
5 8 (6.30%) Samba
6 6 (4.72%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.94%) Snort
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) SCCM
1 11 (8.66%) SCOM
2 10 (7.87%) SCVMM
3 8 (6.30%) ZABBIX
3 8 (6.30%) Puppet
4 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.94%) Salt
5 3 (2.36%) CFEngine
5 3 (2.36%) Nmap
6 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (42.52%) Cisco
2 51 (40.16%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.96%) VMware
4 16 (12.60%) CheckPoint
5 15 (11.81%) Citrix
6 11 (8.66%) Juniper
7 9 (7.09%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.09%) Facebook
7 9 (7.09%) Google
8 6 (4.72%) McAfee
9 5 (3.94%) HP
9 5 (3.94%) Sourcefire
10 4 (3.15%) F5
11 3 (2.36%) Dell
11 3 (2.36%) Nokia
11 3 (2.36%) Apple
11 3 (2.36%) Qualys
11 3 (2.36%) Brocade
11 3 (2.36%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.57%) LogRhythm
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