The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 182 175 161
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 46 42 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.80% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 4.98% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 48
Average salary £47,500 £28,080 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.15% -26.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1035 843 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.90% 16.07% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 870 702 907
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
Wiltshire -1 20 £50,000 +78.06% 1
Bristol +3 11 £52,500 -30.00% 3
Gloucestershire -18 5 £35,000 +25.00% 6
Dorset -4 4 £37,500 -2.59%
Somerset -22 1 £55,000 +46.66%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 48 (35.82%) Firewall
2 45 (33.58%) Windows
3 41 (30.60%) Cisco
4 40 (29.85%) HTTP
5 38 (28.36%) Computer Science
5 38 (28.36%) Security Cleared
6 36 (26.87%) SQL
7 32 (23.88%) C
7 32 (23.88%) C++
7 32 (23.88%) Android
7 32 (23.88%) Web Development
7 32 (23.88%) Software Engineering
7 32 (23.88%) Mobile App
7 32 (23.88%) Android Development
8 31 (23.13%) Cyber Security
9 30 (22.39%) Information Assurance
9 30 (22.39%) Java
10 29 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (20.90%) Spring
11 28 (20.90%) Qt
11 28 (20.90%) iPhone
11 28 (20.90%) BT
11 28 (20.90%) Hibernate
11 28 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (20.90%) J2EE
11 28 (20.90%) WebLogic
11 28 (20.90%) EJB
11 28 (20.90%) iOS Development
12 24 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (17.16%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 28 (20.90%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.97%) IIS
3 7 (5.22%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.49%) nginx
5 2 (1.49%) Apache
5 2 (1.49%) CMS
5 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) Confluence
6 1 (0.75%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.75%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (35.82%) Firewall
2 40 (29.85%) HTTP
3 21 (15.67%) WAN
4 19 (14.18%) LAN
4 19 (14.18%) VPN
5 18 (13.43%) VoIP
6 14 (10.45%) IPsec
7 13 (9.70%) H.323
7 13 (9.70%) SAN
8 12 (8.96%) OSPF
8 12 (8.96%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (8.96%) DNS
9 10 (7.46%) MPLS
10 9 (6.72%) BGP
10 9 (6.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (5.97%) PPTP
11 8 (5.97%) TCP/IP
11 8 (5.97%) SMTP
11 8 (5.97%) ISDN
12 6 (4.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) MySQL
3 8 (5.97%) Big Data
4 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.99%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.49%) Subversion
3 1 (0.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) Hudson
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (11.94%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.97%) Back Office
4 4 (2.99%) Advertising
5 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (14.18%) Developer
2 18 (13.43%) Analyst
3 14 (10.45%) Development Engineer
4 13 (9.70%) Network Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Administrator
5 12 (8.96%) Security Analyst
5 12 (8.96%) Consultant
6 9 (6.72%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.72%) Security Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.97%) Windows Administrator
7 8 (5.97%) IT Security Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Development Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Architect
10 5 (3.73%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Testing Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) Penetration Test Consultant
11 4 (2.99%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.90%) J2EE
1 28 (20.90%) EJB
1 28 (20.90%) Hibernate
1 28 (20.90%) Spring
1 28 (20.90%) Qt
2 8 (5.97%) HTML
2 8 (5.97%) XML
3 4 (2.99%) Web Services
3 4 (2.99%) RESTful
3 4 (2.99%) Android SDK
4 2 (1.49%) STL
5 1 (0.75%) Middleware
5 1 (0.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.36%) Computer Science
2 32 (23.88%) Mobile App
3 28 (20.90%) iPhone
4 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.99%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.24%) Clustering
5 3 (2.24%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.24%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.24%) SCADA
6 2 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.49%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.49%) IVR
6 2 (1.49%) PKI
6 2 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) MPEG
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.58%) Windows
2 32 (23.88%) Android
3 24 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (13.43%) Linux
5 13 (9.70%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.72%) UNIX
8 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.49%) Debian
10 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.88%) Software Engineering
1 32 (23.88%) Web Development
1 32 (23.88%) Android Development
2 31 (23.13%) Cyber Security
3 30 (22.39%) Information Assurance
4 29 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (20.90%) iOS Development
5 28 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (14.18%) ITIL
7 16 (11.94%) Information Security
8 15 (11.19%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (6.72%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (5.97%) DNA
10 8 (5.97%) Network Management
10 8 (5.97%) High Availability
11 7 (5.22%) OO
12 6 (4.48%) Project Management
12 6 (4.48%) Load Balancing
13 5 (3.73%) Security Testing
13 5 (3.73%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.87%) SQL
2 32 (23.88%) C
2 32 (23.88%) C++
3 30 (22.39%) Java
4 3 (2.24%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.49%) PHP
5 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.75%) VBA
6 1 (0.75%) Tcl
6 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) Ruby
6 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.75%) Perl
6 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.16%) Degree
3 22 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (9.70%) CCNP
5 11 (8.21%) CCNA
6 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.48%) CISSP
9 5 (3.73%) CCIE
10 4 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.24%) CISM
12 2 (1.49%) CCDP
12 2 (1.49%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.75%) CCVP
13 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.75%) CCSP
13 1 (0.75%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.75%) MCSE
13 1 (0.75%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.21%) VMware ESX
3 10 (7.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.46%) Snort
4 4 (2.99%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.75%) Samba
6 1 (0.75%) Postfix
6 1 (0.75%) XenServer
6 1 (0.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) Varnish
6 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) Nagios
2 8 (5.97%) logstash
3 6 (4.48%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.24%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (2.24%) Netcool
6 2 (1.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.75%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 41 (30.60%) Cisco
2 28 (20.90%) BT
3 20 (14.93%) VMware
4 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
5 16 (11.94%) CheckPoint
6 13 (9.70%) Juniper
7 9 (6.72%) SolarWinds
8 8 (5.97%) Splunk
8 8 (5.97%) LogLogic
9 6 (4.48%) Blue Coat
9 6 (4.48%) Brocade
10 5 (3.73%) HP
11 4 (2.99%) Citrix
11 4 (2.99%) Foundry
12 3 (2.24%) Dell
12 3 (2.24%) Symantec
12 3 (2.24%) Sophos
13 2 (1.49%) TOWER Software
13 2 (1.49%) Tandberg
13 2 (1.49%) Avaya
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