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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 202 180 152
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 50 67 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 1.14% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.59% 6.95% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45 63 53
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
1090 964 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.18% 16.45% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 921 832 711
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -7 14 £54,500 +55.71% 2
Bristol -19 14 £38,500 -17.20% 3
Gloucestershire +3 9 £46,500 -7.00% 1
Somerset +1 9 £26,500 -22.05%
Devon +5 2 £28,000 +24.44%
Dorset +6 1 £45,000 -52.63% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 77 (64.71%) Firewall
2 40 (33.61%) Windows
3 39 (32.77%) Cisco
4 28 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 27 (22.69%) Linux
5 27 (22.69%) Telecoms
5 27 (22.69%) Security Cleared
6 25 (21.01%) SC Cleared
6 25 (21.01%) SIEM
6 25 (21.01%) VPN
7 24 (20.17%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (17.65%) DNS
8 21 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (16.81%) F5
9 20 (16.81%) ArcSight
9 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
9 20 (16.81%) Wireless
10 19 (15.97%) Juniper
10 19 (15.97%) Splunk
11 18 (15.13%) CISSP
11 18 (15.13%) CheckPoint
11 18 (15.13%) CCNP
11 18 (15.13%) LAN
11 18 (15.13%) ITIL
12 17 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 17 (14.29%) Internet
12 17 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 17 (14.29%) Palo Alto
13 16 (13.45%) LogRhythm
13 16 (13.45%) Digital Media

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.36%) Apache
4 4 (3.36%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (64.71%) Firewall
2 28 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 25 (21.01%) VPN
4 21 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (17.65%) DNS
5 20 (16.81%) Wireless
6 18 (15.13%) LAN
7 17 (14.29%) Internet
8 15 (12.61%) SAN
9 14 (11.76%) WAN
10 13 (10.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (9.24%) DHCP
11 11 (9.24%) VoIP
12 8 (6.72%) HTTP
12 8 (6.72%) Wireshark
13 7 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (5.88%) iSCSI
13 7 (5.88%) SSL
13 7 (5.88%) VLAN
14 6 (5.04%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) MySQL
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 27 (22.69%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.24%) Finance
3 9 (7.56%) Retail
4 5 (4.20%) Military
5 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.84%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 27 (22.69%) Network Engineer
2 22 (18.49%) Analyst
3 16 (13.45%) Security Engineer
4 15 (12.61%) Architect
5 13 (10.92%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (10.08%) Consultant
7 11 (9.24%) Security Analyst
8 10 (8.40%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (8.40%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Senior Operations Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Server Support
10 6 (5.04%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Network Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) Operations Manager
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) J2EE
2 1 (0.84%) HTML
2 1 (0.84%) JSON
2 1 (0.84%) Middleware
2 1 (0.84%) OAuth
2 1 (0.84%) OpenID
2 1 (0.84%) REST
2 1 (0.84%) SAML
2 1 (0.84%) SOAP
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) XHTML
2 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.45%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.36%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.52%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.68%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.68%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.84%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.61%) Windows
2 27 (22.69%) Linux
3 15 (12.61%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.40%) Unix
5 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.68%) VMS
7 1 (0.84%) Android
7 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.84%) CentOS
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) SIEM
2 18 (15.13%) ITIL
3 15 (12.61%) Load Balancing
4 13 (10.92%) Information Security
5 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.40%) Computer Security
7 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.72%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (6.72%) Security Operations
9 7 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 7 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (5.88%) Information Management
9 7 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (5.04%) High Availability
11 5 (4.20%) Computer Forensics
11 5 (4.20%) Line Management
11 5 (4.20%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (4.20%) Presales
11 5 (4.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) C
1 9 (7.56%) SQL
2 7 (5.88%) Perl
2 7 (5.88%) Python
3 4 (3.36%) Java
4 3 (2.52%) PHP
5 2 (1.68%) C#
5 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.84%) C++
6 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (22.69%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.01%) SC Cleared
3 24 (20.17%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (15.13%) CCNP
4 18 (15.13%) CISSP
5 15 (12.61%) GCIA
6 13 (10.92%) Degree
7 11 (9.24%) CCNA
7 11 (9.24%) GCIH
8 8 (6.72%) GIAC
8 8 (6.72%) MCSE
8 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (6.72%) SANS
9 7 (5.88%) CCIE
9 7 (5.88%) MCSA
10 6 (5.04%) DV Cleared
11 5 (4.20%) CEH
11 5 (4.20%) CISA
12 4 (3.36%) EnCE
12 4 (3.36%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.04%) Snort
3 6 (5.04%) Terminal Services
3 6 (5.04%) XenApp
4 4 (3.36%) ProxySG
4 4 (3.36%) Samba
5 1 (0.84%) iptables
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.84%) NFS
5 1 (0.84%) Squid
5 1 (0.84%) vSphere
5 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) QRadar
1 6 (5.04%) SCCM
1 6 (5.04%) SCOM
2 4 (3.36%) Nagios
2 4 (3.36%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (2.52%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.52%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.52%) Endace
4 1 (0.84%) Nessus
4 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (32.77%) Cisco
2 20 (16.81%) ArcSight
2 20 (16.81%) F5
2 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.97%) Juniper
3 19 (15.97%) Splunk
4 18 (15.13%) CheckPoint
5 17 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 16 (13.45%) LogRhythm
7 14 (11.76%) Intel Security
8 12 (10.08%) VMware
9 10 (8.40%) Blue Coat
9 10 (8.40%) NetApp
10 7 (5.88%) Apple
10 7 (5.88%) Citrix
10 7 (5.88%) Fortinet
10 7 (5.88%) Sourcefire
11 6 (5.04%) Crossbeam
11 6 (5.04%) Radware
11 6 (5.04%) SolarWinds
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