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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 176 178 170
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 62 33 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.65% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.05% 3.95% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 42
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,120 £25,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
1024 836 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.47% 16.43% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 884 658 995
Average salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +26 28 £50,000 +25.78% 5
Bristol 0 13 £45,000 +1.69% 1
Gloucestershire -2 12 £40,000 +42.85% 3
Dorset -4 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Somerset -16 1 £36,500 +19.67% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (40.00%) Windows
2 48 (36.92%) Cisco
2 48 (36.92%) Firewall
3 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 31 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (23.08%) VPN
6 28 (21.54%) HTTP
6 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (20.77%) Degree
8 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 25 (19.23%) Computer Science
9 25 (19.23%) VMware
10 24 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (18.46%) SQL
11 23 (17.69%) Linux
12 22 (16.92%) IPsec
13 21 (16.15%) Juniper
13 21 (16.15%) VoIP
14 20 (15.38%) Active Directory
14 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 20 (15.38%) CheckPoint
14 20 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (15.38%) Information Assurance
14 20 (15.38%) Android
14 20 (15.38%) Mobile App
14 20 (15.38%) Android Development
15 19 (14.62%) Cyber Security
15 19 (14.62%) Software Engineering
15 19 (14.62%) C
15 19 (14.62%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (12.31%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.15%) IIS
3 5 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.54%) CMS
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.77%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.77%) Apache
5 1 (0.77%) nginx
5 1 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (36.92%) Firewall
2 30 (23.08%) VPN
3 28 (21.54%) HTTP
4 22 (16.92%) IPsec
5 21 (16.15%) VoIP
6 19 (14.62%) DNS
7 18 (13.85%) WAN
8 17 (13.08%) SAN
9 16 (12.31%) BGP
9 16 (12.31%) LAN
10 15 (11.54%) OSPF
11 14 (10.77%) H.323
12 13 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (9.23%) SMTP
14 11 (8.46%) VLAN
15 9 (6.92%) MPLS
16 8 (6.15%) PPTP
16 8 (6.15%) DHCP
16 8 (6.15%) SSL
16 8 (6.15%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) MySQL
3 8 (6.15%) Big Data
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.77%) Hudson
2 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.77%) Subversion
2 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 18 (13.85%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Back Office
3 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Banking
4 4 (3.08%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (20.00%) Analyst
2 19 (14.62%) Security Analyst
3 13 (10.00%) Consultant
3 13 (10.00%) Developer
3 13 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Administrator
5 10 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
6 9 (6.92%) Network Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.15%) Windows Administrator
7 8 (6.15%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.15%) Development Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Network Security Analyst
9 6 (4.62%) Network Specialist
9 6 (4.62%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Architect
10 5 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Penetration Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) J2EE
1 16 (12.31%) EJB
1 16 (12.31%) Hibernate
1 16 (12.31%) Spring
1 16 (12.31%) Qt
2 8 (6.15%) HTML
2 8 (6.15%) XML
3 7 (5.38%) Web Services
4 4 (3.08%) RESTful
4 4 (3.08%) Android SDK
5 1 (0.77%) STL
5 1 (0.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 16 (12.31%) iPhone
4 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.38%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.62%) Cryptography
6 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.85%) PKI
8 4 (3.08%) User Experience
8 4 (3.08%) Smartcard
9 3 (2.31%) CESG
9 3 (2.31%) Clustering
9 3 (2.31%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.31%) SCADA
10 2 (1.54%) IVR
10 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.54%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.77%) SecurID
11 1 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.00%) Windows
2 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (17.69%) Linux
4 20 (15.38%) Android
5 15 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.23%) UNIX
6 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.77%) Debian
9 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (15.38%) Information Assurance
2 20 (15.38%) Android Development
3 19 (14.62%) Cyber Security
3 19 (14.62%) Software Engineering
4 18 (13.85%) ITIL
5 17 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (12.31%) iOS Development
6 16 (12.31%) Web Development
7 15 (11.54%) Information Security
8 14 (10.77%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (7.69%) Network Management
10 8 (6.15%) High Availability
10 8 (6.15%) Network Design
10 8 (6.15%) DNA
11 7 (5.38%) OO
11 7 (5.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.46%) SQL
2 19 (14.62%) C
2 19 (14.62%) C++
3 17 (13.08%) Java
4 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.08%) VB
6 2 (1.54%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.77%) Tcl
7 1 (0.77%) Ruby
7 1 (0.77%) Perl
7 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 31 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (20.77%) Degree
4 17 (13.08%) CCNA
5 15 (11.54%) CCNP
6 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (9.23%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.38%) CCIE
8 6 (4.62%) CCDP
9 5 (3.85%) JNCIS
10 4 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.31%) MCSE
11 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.77%) GIAC
12 1 (0.77%) CCSA
12 1 (0.77%) CCSE
12 1 (0.77%) CEH
12 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.77%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.31%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.77%) VMware ESX
4 10 (7.69%) Snort
5 7 (5.38%) ProxySG
6 6 (4.62%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.77%) vCloud
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.77%) Samba
8 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.77%) Postfix
8 1 (0.77%) XenServer
8 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.15%) Nagios
2 8 (6.15%) logstash
3 5 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.08%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (3.08%) Netcool
5 1 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.77%) SCCM
5 1 (0.77%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (36.92%) Cisco
2 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (19.23%) VMware
4 21 (16.15%) Juniper
5 20 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 17 (13.08%) BT
7 8 (6.15%) Blue Coat
7 8 (6.15%) SolarWinds
7 8 (6.15%) Splunk
7 8 (6.15%) LogLogic
8 6 (4.62%) Brocade
8 6 (4.62%) Sophos
9 5 (3.85%) Dell
10 4 (3.08%) Citrix
10 4 (3.08%) Symantec
10 4 (3.08%) McAfee
10 4 (3.08%) Altiris
10 4 (3.08%) Foundry
10 4 (3.08%) F5
10 4 (3.08%) Cyber-Ark
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