The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 83 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.52% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.81% 3.03% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Network Security
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 165 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.49% 18.73% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 141 144 189
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Network Security
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Southampton region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Southampton

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
3 15 (36.59%) Windows
4 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
4 14 (34.15%) Cisco
4 14 (34.15%) Firewall
5 12 (29.27%) Information Security
5 12 (29.27%) PCI DSS
6 11 (26.83%) Degree
6 11 (26.83%) CCNA
7 10 (24.39%) .NET
7 10 (24.39%) OOD
7 10 (24.39%) C#
7 10 (24.39%) C++
7 10 (24.39%) Visual Studio
7 10 (24.39%) COM
7 10 (24.39%) SOAP
7 10 (24.39%) STL
7 10 (24.39%) XML
7 10 (24.39%) NHibernate
7 10 (24.39%) WCF
7 10 (24.39%) LINQ
7 10 (24.39%) Multithreading
7 10 (24.39%) Moq
7 10 (24.39%) REST
8 9 (21.95%) SQL
8 9 (21.95%) WAN
9 8 (19.51%) VoIP
9 8 (19.51%) CTI

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (9.76%) GoldMine
2 2 (4.88%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
2 14 (34.15%) Firewall
3 9 (21.95%) WAN
4 8 (19.51%) CTI
4 8 (19.51%) VoIP
5 7 (17.07%) Wireless
5 7 (17.07%) MPLS
5 7 (17.07%) BGP
6 6 (14.63%) DNS
7 5 (12.20%) LAN
7 5 (12.20%) VPN
8 4 (9.76%) OSPF
8 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
8 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
8 4 (9.76%) tcpdump
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (9.76%) Multicast
9 3 (7.32%) HSRP
9 3 (7.32%) IPsec
10 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Visual Studio
1 10 (24.39%) Moq
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
1 11 (26.83%) Security Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Security Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Network Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Designer
6 4 (9.76%) Technology Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Information Security Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Information Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Network Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Network Designer
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
1 10 (24.39%) COM
1 10 (24.39%) SOAP
1 10 (24.39%) STL
1 10 (24.39%) XML
1 10 (24.39%) NHibernate
1 10 (24.39%) WCF
1 10 (24.39%) LINQ
1 10 (24.39%) REST
2 2 (4.88%) WinForms
3 1 (2.44%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) IPTV
2 4 (9.76%) iPhone
2 4 (9.76%) iPad
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Information Security
2 10 (24.39%) Multithreading
2 10 (24.39%) OOD
3 8 (19.51%) Security Architecture
4 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (17.07%) Security Management
4 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (14.63%) SIEM
6 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) CRM
7 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) Network Management
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.32%) Cyber Security
8 3 (7.32%) Budget Control
8 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) C#
1 10 (24.39%) C++
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.83%) CCNA
2 11 (26.83%) Degree
3 7 (17.07%) CCNP
4 5 (12.20%) CCDP
5 4 (9.76%) CCIE
5 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) GCIA
6 3 (7.32%) GCIH
7 1 (2.44%) CCSE
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.44%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) PCI DSS
2 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) F5
4 4 (9.76%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) Juniper
4 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (9.76%) Mitel
4 4 (9.76%) Sourcefire
4 4 (9.76%) SonicWALL
5 3 (7.32%) LogRhythm