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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 148 171 173
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 110 72 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 1.22% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.43% 6.49% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 96 60 50
Median salary £42,500 £48,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.91% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,103
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +11.36%
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
1055 1109 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.58% 18.82% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 884 978 883
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Bristol +6 33 £51,000 +20.00% 5
Gloucestershire 0 28 £50,000 +8.10% 5
Dorset +23 19 £28,000 -25.33% 1
Wiltshire +3 16 £50,000 - 3
Somerset -3 5 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Devon - 5 £29,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 88 (54.66%) Firewall
2 60 (37.27%) Cisco
3 59 (36.65%) TCP/IP
3 59 (36.65%) Windows
4 54 (33.54%) Security Cleared
5 53 (32.92%) WAN
6 51 (31.68%) LAN
6 51 (31.68%) DNS
7 50 (31.06%) ITIL
8 47 (29.19%) VPN
9 43 (26.71%) Linux
10 41 (25.47%) VMware
11 40 (24.84%) Microsoft
11 40 (24.84%) Cisco Certification
12 38 (23.60%) Management Information System
12 38 (23.60%) DV Cleared
13 37 (22.98%) SC Cleared
13 37 (22.98%) DHCP
14 35 (21.74%) HTTP
15 32 (19.88%) Active Directory
15 32 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (19.88%) Cybersecurity
16 31 (19.25%) MS Excel
17 30 (18.63%) SMTP
18 29 (18.01%) CISSP
18 29 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (17.39%) CCNA
19 28 (17.39%) Information Security
20 25 (15.53%) VLAN
21 24 (14.91%) Degree

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 17 (10.56%) Apache
1 17 (10.56%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.70%) IIS
3 5 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.24%) JBoss
5 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.62%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.62%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (19.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.48%) MS Office
4 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.24%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (54.66%) Firewall
2 59 (36.65%) TCP/IP
3 53 (32.92%) WAN
4 51 (31.68%) DNS
4 51 (31.68%) LAN
5 47 (29.19%) VPN
6 37 (22.98%) DHCP
7 35 (21.74%) HTTP
8 30 (18.63%) SMTP
9 25 (15.53%) VLAN
10 22 (13.66%) Internet
10 22 (13.66%) Wireless
11 20 (12.42%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (12.42%) FTP
11 20 (12.42%) SAN
12 17 (10.56%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (9.94%) Telnet
14 15 (9.32%) ICMP
15 14 (8.70%) VoIP
16 12 (7.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.73%) Big Data
2 6 (3.73%) MySQL
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.24%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (8.07%) Finance
2 11 (6.83%) Aerospace
2 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.59%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.35%) Military
5 6 (3.73%) Retail
6 5 (3.11%) Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (1.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (27.33%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.18%) Analyst
3 15 (9.32%) Support Engineer
4 12 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (7.45%) Administrator
4 12 (7.45%) Architect
5 11 (6.83%) Security Analyst
5 11 (6.83%) Security Manager
5 11 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.21%) Network Security Manager
7 9 (5.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) Network Manager
7 9 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) Security Architect
7 9 (5.59%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) Technical Manager
8 8 (4.97%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (4.97%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.48%) JSON
2 3 (1.86%) HTML
2 3 (1.86%) LAMP
2 3 (1.86%) Web Services
3 2 (1.24%) CSS
3 2 (1.24%) ELK Stack
3 2 (1.24%) Kafka
4 1 (0.62%) .NET
4 1 (0.62%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.60%) Management Information System
2 29 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.42%) Data Centre
4 19 (11.80%) CESG
5 14 (8.70%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.83%) Cyber Attack
7 9 (5.59%) Mathematics
7 9 (5.59%) NHS
7 9 (5.59%) Statistics
8 8 (4.97%) Cryptography
8 8 (4.97%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (4.97%) IVR
9 7 (4.35%) iPad
10 5 (3.11%) Driving Licence
10 5 (3.11%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (2.48%) Internet of Things
11 4 (2.48%) PKI
12 3 (1.86%) Device Driver
13 2 (1.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.65%) Windows
2 43 (26.71%) Linux
3 17 (10.56%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.97%) Unix
7 7 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.11%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.48%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.86%) Debian
10 3 (1.86%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.24%) Android
11 2 (1.24%) CentOS
11 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.62%) AIX
12 1 (0.62%) HPUX
12 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.06%) ITIL
2 32 (19.88%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (17.39%) Information Security
4 20 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (11.80%) PRINCE2
5 19 (11.80%) Security Operations
6 18 (11.18%) Service Delivery
7 16 (9.94%) Data Security
8 15 (9.32%) Security Architecture
8 15 (9.32%) Service Management
9 14 (8.70%) DevOps
9 14 (8.70%) Network Management
9 14 (8.70%) Protective Monitoring
9 14 (8.70%) Security Management
9 14 (8.70%) SIEM
10 13 (8.07%) Infrastructure Management
11 12 (7.45%) Business Continuity
11 12 (7.45%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (7.45%) Identity Access Management
12 11 (6.83%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.94%) SQL
2 11 (6.83%) Java
3 10 (6.21%) C
3 10 (6.21%) Python
4 8 (4.97%) C++
5 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.86%) PHP
6 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.62%) Perl
7 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (33.54%) Security Cleared
2 40 (24.84%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (23.60%) DV Cleared
4 37 (22.98%) SC Cleared
5 29 (18.01%) CISSP
6 28 (17.39%) CCNA
7 24 (14.91%) Degree
8 21 (13.04%) CEH
9 16 (9.94%) CCNP
10 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (8.07%) CISA
11 13 (8.07%) CISM
11 13 (8.07%) SANS
12 12 (7.45%) MCSE
13 11 (6.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (5.59%) GIAC
15 7 (4.35%) MCSA
15 7 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (3.73%) VCP6
17 4 (2.48%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) QA
1 8 (4.97%) SLA
2 6 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) DICOM
4 1 (0.62%) HL7
4 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (19.88%) Active Directory
1 32 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.45%) vSphere
3 4 (2.48%) Firmware
3 4 (2.48%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.86%) Snort
4 3 (1.86%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.24%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.62%) KVM
6 1 (0.62%) Samba
6 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.62%) Xen
6 1 (0.62%) XenApp
6 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (7.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (7.45%) Tivoli
2 9 (5.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (5.59%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (4.97%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (3.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (3.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.86%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.86%) WSUS
6 2 (1.24%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.24%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.24%) Kibana
6 2 (1.24%) logstash
6 2 (1.24%) SCCM
7 1 (0.62%) FTK
7 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.62%) Puppet
7 1 (0.62%) QRadar
7 1 (0.62%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.62%) vMotion
Vendors
1 60 (37.27%) Cisco
2 41 (25.47%) VMware
3 40 (24.84%) Microsoft
4 21 (13.04%) HP
5 19 (11.80%) CheckPoint
6 17 (10.56%) Juniper
7 15 (9.32%) IBM
7 15 (9.32%) Veeam
8 14 (8.70%) EMC
8 14 (8.70%) Extreme Networks
9 13 (8.07%) F5
10 12 (7.45%) Brocade
10 12 (7.45%) Symantec
11 10 (6.21%) Red Hat
12 8 (4.97%) Aruba
13 7 (4.35%) IronPort
14 5 (3.11%) Dell
15 4 (2.48%) ArcSight
15 4 (2.48%) Intel Security
15 4 (2.48%) SolarWinds
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £46000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, England UK
Intel
Salary: Competive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago