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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 39 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 38 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.89% 2.56% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.59% 10.42% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 13
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £42,500
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
176 192 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.65% 24.58% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 161 186 163
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £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 22 October 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 36 (54.55%) Linux
2 29 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 29 (43.94%) Windows
3 26 (39.39%) Degree
4 25 (37.88%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (37.88%) Information Security
5 23 (34.85%) DNS
6 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (33.33%) SQL
6 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (30.30%) Oracle
7 20 (30.30%) MCSE
7 20 (30.30%) DHCP
7 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (30.30%) Cisco
7 20 (30.30%) Management Information System
8 19 (28.79%) LAMP
8 19 (28.79%) Clustering
8 19 (28.79%) Tomcat
8 19 (28.79%) IIS
8 19 (28.79%) MySQL
8 19 (28.79%) Windows 7
8 19 (28.79%) Windows 8
9 16 (24.24%) PCI DSS
10 15 (22.73%) Firewall
10 15 (22.73%) CCNA
10 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
11 14 (21.21%) ISO 9001
11 14 (21.21%) VMware

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 19 (28.79%) Tomcat
1 19 (28.79%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SalesLogix
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.03%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.85%) DNS
2 20 (30.30%) DHCP
3 15 (22.73%) Firewall
4 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 10 (15.15%) tcpdump
6 9 (13.64%) Wireshark
7 6 (9.09%) Wireless
7 6 (9.09%) VoIP
7 6 (9.09%) WAN
8 4 (6.06%) CTI
8 4 (6.06%) MPLS
8 4 (6.06%) BGP
8 4 (6.06%) LAN
8 4 (6.06%) Multicast
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (4.55%) HSRP
9 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (4.55%) IPsec
10 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (28.79%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Moq
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) Security Engineer
3 15 (22.73%) Network Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Information Security Specialist
4 10 (15.15%) Information Specialist
4 10 (15.15%) Security Specialist
4 10 (15.15%) Network Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Applications Specialist
5 9 (13.64%) Applications Support Specialist
5 9 (13.64%) Support Specialist
5 9 (13.64%) Applications Support
6 8 (12.12%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Network Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Developer
8 4 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Information Security Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) LAMP
2 4 (6.06%) NHibernate
2 4 (6.06%) COM
2 4 (6.06%) SOAP
2 4 (6.06%) STL
2 4 (6.06%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) WCF
2 4 (6.06%) REST
3 1 (1.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Management Information System
2 19 (28.79%) Clustering
3 12 (18.18%) Kindle
4 10 (15.15%) CESG
5 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.06%) IPTV
7 3 (4.55%) Statistics
8 2 (3.03%) iPhone
8 2 (3.03%) iPad
9 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 36 (54.55%) Linux
2 29 (43.94%) Windows
3 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (28.79%) Windows 7
4 19 (28.79%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Information Security
2 14 (21.21%) SIEM
3 11 (16.67%) Security Management
4 10 (15.15%) Analytics
4 10 (15.15%) Risk Management
4 10 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (13.64%) ITIL
5 9 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (13.64%) Requirements Management
5 9 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (13.64%) Cyber Security
6 8 (12.12%) Security Architecture
7 6 (9.09%) Information Security Management
7 6 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (7.58%) Line Management
8 5 (7.58%) Network Design
8 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) C#
2 4 (6.06%) C++
3 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Degree
2 25 (37.88%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (30.30%) MCSE
3 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (22.73%) CCNA
5 12 (18.18%) CCNP
6 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 10 (15.15%) CISSP
7 10 (15.15%) CISM
7 10 (15.15%) CEH
8 9 (13.64%) GCIA
8 9 (13.64%) GCIH
8 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
9 5 (7.58%) CCDP
10 4 (6.06%) GIAC
10 4 (6.06%) CCIE
10 4 (6.06%) ISACA
11 1 (1.52%) CCDE
11 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) PCI DSS
2 14 (21.21%) ISO 9001
3 11 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (6.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.64%) XenDesktop
4 5 (7.58%) XenApp
4 5 (7.58%) XenServer
5 2 (3.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Oracle
1 20 (30.30%) Cisco
2 14 (21.21%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) Sourcefire
3 10 (15.15%) Juniper
4 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.64%) Citrix
4 9 (13.64%) LogRhythm
5 8 (12.12%) F5
6 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.06%) Brocade
7 4 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) Mitel
8 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.03%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) Pegasus
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