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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 59 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 28 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.47% 2.09% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.81% 10.00% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 9
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £28,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
237 190 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.37% 20.95% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 152 165 175
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 27 (62.79%) TCP/IP
2 26 (60.47%) C#
2 26 (60.47%) C++
2 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (60.47%) SOAP
2 26 (60.47%) XML
2 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Multithreading
2 26 (60.47%) REST
3 25 (58.14%) WCF
3 25 (58.14%) Visual Studio
3 25 (58.14%) .NET
3 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (58.14%) OOD
4 19 (44.19%) COM
4 19 (44.19%) STL
4 19 (44.19%) CTI
4 19 (44.19%) LINQ
4 19 (44.19%) Moq
4 19 (44.19%) NHibernate
5 14 (32.56%) Degree
5 14 (32.56%) Cisco
6 11 (25.58%) WAN
7 10 (23.26%) Firewall
7 10 (23.26%) Finance
8 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (18.60%) VoIP
9 7 (16.28%) LAN
9 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
9 7 (16.28%) HTML

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) TCP/IP
2 19 (44.19%) CTI
3 11 (25.58%) WAN
4 10 (23.26%) Firewall
5 8 (18.60%) VoIP
6 7 (16.28%) LAN
7 6 (13.95%) Wireless
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.63%) MPLS
8 5 (11.63%) OSPF
8 5 (11.63%) BGP
8 5 (11.63%) VPN
9 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.65%) tcpdump
11 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
11 1 (2.33%) VRRP
11 1 (2.33%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Visual Studio
2 19 (44.19%) Moq
3 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) C# Developer
3 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Architect
6 7 (16.28%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Software Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Network Designer
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (6.98%) Designer
9 2 (4.65%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Network Security Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Network Team Leader
9 2 (4.65%) Design Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) SOAP
1 26 (60.47%) XML
1 26 (60.47%) REST
2 25 (58.14%) WCF
2 25 (58.14%) .NET
3 19 (44.19%) COM
3 19 (44.19%) STL
3 19 (44.19%) NHibernate
3 19 (44.19%) LINQ
4 7 (16.28%) WPF
4 7 (16.28%) HTML
4 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.95%) HTML5
6 2 (4.65%) WinForms
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.33%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (2.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Client/Server
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Multithreading
2 25 (58.14%) OOD
3 7 (16.28%) Analytics
4 6 (13.95%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.30%) Fault Management
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.65%) Budget Control
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.65%) Network Management
8 2 (4.65%) SIEM
8 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) People Management
9 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) C#
1 26 (60.47%) C++
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) CCNA
5 4 (9.30%) CCNP
6 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) GCIA
6 2 (4.65%) GCIH
7 1 (2.33%) CCIE
7 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.95%) F5
4 5 (11.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Intel
5 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire