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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / South West
Rank 166 208 168
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -40
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 69 49 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 0.85% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.69% 4.43% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 74
Median salary £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
794 1105 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.48% 19.20% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 626 925 850
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +28 19 £45,000 -18.18%
Gloucestershire -4 19 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Bristol +4 13 £40,000 +1.91% 2
Devon +7 11 £32,500 +16.07%
Dorset +37 4 £25,500 -43.33%
Somerset -13 1 £38,500 +45.28%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 86 (50.29%) Firewall
2 66 (38.60%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (36.26%) ITIL
3 62 (36.26%) WAN
4 59 (34.50%) LAN
5 53 (30.99%) CCNA
5 53 (30.99%) Security Cleared
6 50 (29.24%) Windows
7 48 (28.07%) DNS
8 45 (26.32%) DHCP
8 45 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 41 (23.98%) Cisco
9 41 (23.98%) SC Cleared
10 40 (23.39%) Linux
11 38 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 37 (21.64%) FTP
12 37 (21.64%) DV Cleared
13 34 (19.88%) Active Directory
14 31 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (15.20%) HTTP
15 26 (15.20%) VPN
16 25 (14.62%) CheckPoint
17 24 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (14.04%) CISSP
17 24 (14.04%) SMTP
17 24 (14.04%) MS Excel
17 24 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (13.45%) CESG
19 21 (12.28%) Service Management
19 21 (12.28%) 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 9 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.34%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.75%) IIS
4 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.58%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS Office
3 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.19%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.34%) IaaS
3 4 (2.34%) PaaS
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.17%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (50.29%) Firewall
2 62 (36.26%) WAN
3 59 (34.50%) LAN
4 48 (28.07%) DNS
5 45 (26.32%) DHCP
6 38 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 37 (21.64%) FTP
8 26 (15.20%) HTTP
8 26 (15.20%) VPN
9 24 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 24 (14.04%) SMTP
10 18 (10.53%) DMZ
10 18 (10.53%) X.400
11 17 (9.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (9.94%) WLAN
12 16 (9.36%) OSPF
13 15 (8.77%) BGP
13 15 (8.77%) Ethernet
13 15 (8.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) MySQL
3 2 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.17%) Big Data
3 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (6.43%) Manufacturing
2 9 (5.26%) Retail
3 8 (4.68%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.68%) Finance
4 5 (2.92%) Military
4 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (28.65%) Network Engineer
2 25 (14.62%) Security Engineer
3 22 (12.87%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (9.94%) Administrator
5 10 (5.85%) Architect
5 10 (5.85%) Network Specialist
5 10 (5.85%) Security Specialist
5 10 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (5.26%) IT Administrator
7 8 (4.68%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (4.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.68%) Network Manager
7 8 (4.68%) Network Security Manager
7 8 (4.68%) Security Manager
8 7 (4.09%) Head of Architecture
8 7 (4.09%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Consultant
10 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.75%) CAdES
1 3 (1.75%) OpenDaylight
1 3 (1.75%) PAdES
1 3 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (1.75%) XAdES
2 2 (1.17%) HTML
3 1 (0.58%) CSS
3 1 (0.58%) CSS3
3 1 (0.58%) HTML5
3 1 (0.58%) Java EE
3 1 (0.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.45%) CESG
3 20 (11.70%) Management Information System
4 17 (9.94%) Data Centre
5 13 (7.60%) Computer Science
6 12 (7.02%) NHS
7 9 (5.26%) Device Driver
8 7 (4.09%) Cyber Attack
9 6 (3.51%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.75%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.75%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.17%) PKI
11 2 (1.17%) Replication
12 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.58%) IVR
12 1 (0.58%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.24%) Windows
2 40 (23.39%) Linux
3 13 (7.60%) Unix
4 9 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.68%) Android
6 7 (4.09%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.92%) CentOS
8 4 (2.34%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.17%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.58%) AIX
11 1 (0.58%) HPUX
11 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.26%) ITIL
2 21 (12.28%) Service Management
3 20 (11.70%) Information Security
4 18 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
5 17 (9.94%) DevOps
5 17 (9.94%) SIEM
5 17 (9.94%) TOGAF
6 16 (9.36%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (8.77%) Network Management
8 14 (8.19%) Protective Monitoring
8 14 (8.19%) Security Operations
9 13 (7.60%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.60%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (6.43%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (6.43%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (6.43%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.85%) Presales
11 10 (5.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.53%) Python
2 15 (8.77%) C
3 11 (6.43%) C++
4 10 (5.85%) SQL
5 7 (4.09%) Java
5 7 (4.09%) Perl
6 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.17%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.58%) C#
9 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.58%) R
9 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (38.60%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (30.99%) CCNA
2 53 (30.99%) Security Cleared
3 41 (23.98%) SC Cleared
4 37 (21.64%) DV Cleared
5 24 (14.04%) CISSP
6 21 (12.28%) Degree
7 20 (11.70%) CCNP
8 18 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 13 (7.60%) CEH
9 13 (7.60%) MCSE
9 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (5.26%) MCSA
11 6 (3.51%) CISM
12 5 (2.92%) CCSP
12 5 (2.92%) CISA
12 5 (2.92%) GIAC
12 5 (2.92%) SANS
13 4 (2.34%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (2.34%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.92%) QA
3 5 (2.92%) SLA
4 3 (1.75%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.75%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.75%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.58%) DICOM
5 1 (0.58%) HL7
5 1 (0.58%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.58%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.58%) ISO27005
System Software
1 34 (19.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.02%) vSphere
3 9 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.92%) Snort
4 5 (2.92%) XenApp
5 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.34%) KVM
6 3 (1.75%) Ceph
6 3 (1.75%) Firmware
6 3 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.17%) NFS
7 2 (1.17%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) Xen
8 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (7.60%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.92%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 5 (2.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (2.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (2.92%) WSUS
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.34%) Puppet
4 3 (1.75%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (1.75%) Rundeck
4 3 (1.75%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.58%) Graphite
5 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.58%) Nagios
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) vMotion
Vendors
1 45 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 41 (23.98%) Cisco
3 25 (14.62%) CheckPoint
4 18 (10.53%) VMware
5 14 (8.19%) Juniper
6 11 (6.43%) F5
7 7 (4.09%) Palo Alto
8 6 (3.51%) HP
8 6 (3.51%) IronPort
8 6 (3.51%) SAP
9 5 (2.92%) Citrix
9 5 (2.92%) IBM
10 4 (2.34%) CA
10 4 (2.34%) Nokia
10 4 (2.34%) Riverbed
10 4 (2.34%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.75%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (1.75%) Radware
11 3 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.75%) Veeam
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