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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 141 181 168
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 94 63 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.82% 1.10% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.38% 5.86% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 78 54 59
Median salary £48,750 £40,750 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.63% -11.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £60,850 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
906 1076 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.55% 18.83% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 742 947 921
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Gloucestershire +15 36 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Wiltshire +27 21 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Bristol +16 21 £51,820 +34.59% 3
Somerset +7 8 £53,750 +65.38%
Devon - 4 £28,000 -
Dorset +22 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 97 (53.30%) Firewall
2 69 (37.91%) Windows
2 69 (37.91%) Security Cleared
3 63 (34.62%) ITIL
3 63 (34.62%) WAN
4 58 (31.87%) DNS
5 57 (31.32%) LAN
6 53 (29.12%) DHCP
6 53 (29.12%) Linux
7 52 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (28.02%) Cisco
9 50 (27.47%) DV Cleared
10 48 (26.37%) TCP/IP
11 46 (25.27%) Active Directory
11 46 (25.27%) SC Cleared
12 43 (23.63%) VPN
13 38 (20.88%) HTTP
13 38 (20.88%) VMware
14 37 (20.33%) Microsoft
15 36 (19.78%) SMTP
16 35 (19.23%) CCNA
16 35 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (18.13%) Management Information System
18 32 (17.58%) CISSP
19 31 (17.03%) MS Excel
20 30 (16.48%) FTP
21 27 (14.84%) CESG
21 27 (14.84%) CEH
21 27 (14.84%) Degree
21 27 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure

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 21 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.24%) Apache
2 15 (8.24%) IIS
3 4 (2.20%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.55%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.55%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (17.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.75%) MS Office
3 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.65%) IaaS
4 3 (1.65%) PaaS
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (53.30%) Firewall
2 63 (34.62%) WAN
3 58 (31.87%) DNS
4 57 (31.32%) LAN
5 53 (29.12%) DHCP
6 48 (26.37%) TCP/IP
7 43 (23.63%) VPN
8 38 (20.88%) HTTP
9 36 (19.78%) SMTP
10 30 (16.48%) FTP
11 26 (14.29%) VLAN
12 25 (13.74%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (10.99%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (10.44%) SAN
15 18 (9.89%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (9.89%) DMZ
15 18 (9.89%) X.400
16 15 (8.24%) ICMP
16 15 (8.24%) Internet
16 15 (8.24%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.85%) MySQL
3 3 (1.65%) Big Data
3 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (9.34%) Finance
2 11 (6.04%) Aerospace
2 11 (6.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.40%) Retail
4 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.75%) Military
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (26.37%) Network Engineer
2 15 (8.24%) Support Engineer
3 14 (7.69%) Architect
3 14 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 12 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (6.59%) Administrator
5 12 (6.59%) Analyst
5 12 (6.59%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (6.04%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (6.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (6.04%) Security Manager
6 11 (6.04%) Security Specialist
7 10 (5.49%) Network Manager
7 10 (5.49%) Network Security Manager
8 9 (4.95%) Enterprise Architect
8 9 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.95%) Network Specialist
8 9 (4.95%) Security Architect
8 9 (4.95%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.20%) JSON
2 3 (1.65%) CAdES
2 3 (1.65%) HTML
2 3 (1.65%) LAMP
2 3 (1.65%) OpenDaylight
2 3 (1.65%) PAdES
2 3 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (1.65%) Web Services
2 3 (1.65%) XAdES
3 2 (1.10%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) Java EE
4 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (18.13%) Management Information System
3 27 (14.84%) CESG
4 18 (9.89%) Data Centre
5 13 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 13 (7.14%) NHS
6 10 (5.49%) Cyber Attack
7 9 (4.95%) Cryptography
7 9 (4.95%) Device Driver
7 9 (4.95%) Statistics
8 6 (3.30%) iPad
8 6 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.65%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.65%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.65%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 69 (37.91%) Windows
2 53 (29.12%) Linux
3 16 (8.79%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.59%) Unix
5 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.95%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.40%) Mac OS X
8 7 (3.85%) Android
9 4 (2.20%) CentOS
9 4 (2.20%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.65%) Debian
10 3 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.65%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.55%) AIX
11 1 (0.55%) HPUX
11 1 (0.55%) Solaris
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.62%) ITIL
2 23 (12.64%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (12.09%) DevOps
4 20 (10.99%) Infrastructure Management
5 19 (10.44%) Protective Monitoring
6 18 (9.89%) Information Security
6 18 (9.89%) Service Management
6 18 (9.89%) SIEM
7 17 (9.34%) Ethical Hacking
7 17 (9.34%) TOGAF
8 16 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (8.79%) Data Security
8 16 (8.79%) PRINCE2
9 15 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (8.24%) Network Management
9 15 (8.24%) Security Operations
10 14 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.14%) Security Architecture
11 13 (7.14%) Security Management
11 13 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.89%) SQL
2 14 (7.69%) C
3 13 (7.14%) Python
4 12 (6.59%) C++
5 8 (4.40%) Java
6 4 (2.20%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.65%) PHP
8 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) Perl
9 1 (0.55%) R
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.55%) Scala
9 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (37.91%) Security Cleared
2 52 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (27.47%) DV Cleared
4 46 (25.27%) SC Cleared
5 35 (19.23%) CCNA
6 32 (17.58%) CISSP
7 27 (14.84%) CEH
7 27 (14.84%) Degree
8 18 (9.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 18 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (9.34%) CCNP
10 16 (8.79%) MCSE
11 12 (6.59%) SANS
12 11 (6.04%) MCSA
13 10 (5.49%) CISM
14 9 (4.95%) CISA
14 9 (4.95%) GIAC
15 7 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (3.30%) VCP6
17 4 (2.20%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) QA
2 7 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.75%) SLA
4 4 (2.20%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.65%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.65%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.55%) DICOM
6 1 (0.55%) HL7
6 1 (0.55%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.55%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.55%) ISO27005
System Software
1 46 (25.27%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.04%) vSphere
4 6 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.75%) Firmware
5 5 (2.75%) XenApp
6 4 (2.20%) KVM
7 3 (1.65%) Ceph
7 3 (1.65%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.10%) Snort
8 2 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.55%) NFS
9 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.55%) Xen
9 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.59%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (6.59%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.30%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.30%) WSUS
3 5 (2.75%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (2.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.20%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.65%) Puppet
5 3 (1.65%) Rundeck
5 3 (1.65%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.10%) SCCM
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.55%) QRadar
7 1 (0.55%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (28.02%) Cisco
2 38 (20.88%) VMware
3 37 (20.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 19 (10.44%) HP
6 17 (9.34%) F5
6 17 (9.34%) IBM
6 17 (9.34%) Juniper
7 15 (8.24%) Veeam
8 14 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
9 13 (7.14%) Brocade
10 12 (6.59%) EMC
10 12 (6.59%) Symantec
11 9 (4.95%) IronPort
12 6 (3.30%) Citrix
12 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.75%) SAP
13 5 (2.75%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.20%) Palo Alto
14 4 (2.20%) Riverbed
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