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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 59 68 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 28 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.29% 2.44% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.51% 9.39% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 12
Average salary £45,000 £54,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.05% +35.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £59,150 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
193 213 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.71% 25.94% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 168 211 171
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 29 (50.88%) Windows
3 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
4 22 (38.60%) Degree
5 21 (36.84%) MCSE
5 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (35.09%) DNS
6 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
6 20 (35.09%) Oracle
7 19 (33.33%) MySQL
7 19 (33.33%) IIS
7 19 (33.33%) SQL
7 19 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 19 (33.33%) DHCP
7 19 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (33.33%) LAMP
7 19 (33.33%) Clustering
7 19 (33.33%) Information Security
7 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 19 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 18 (31.58%) Management Information System
9 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
10 15 (26.32%) VMware
11 14 (24.56%) CCNA
11 14 (24.56%) Cisco
12 13 (22.81%) Ethical Hacking
12 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (21.05%) Kindle

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 19 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) DNS
2 19 (33.33%) DHCP
3 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 12 (21.05%) Firewall
4 8 (14.04%) tcpdump
5 7 (12.28%) Wireshark
6 4 (7.02%) VLAN
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.02%) Wireless
6 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.02%) LAN
6 4 (7.02%) VoIP
6 4 (7.02%) WAN
7 3 (5.26%) SAN
7 3 (5.26%) CTI
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.75%) LDAP
9 1 (1.75%) Internet
9 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
1 12 (21.05%) Network Analyst
1 12 (21.05%) Security Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Security Specialist
2 10 (17.54%) Information Security Specialist
2 10 (17.54%) Information Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Applications Support Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Support Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Applications Support
3 9 (15.79%) Applications Specialist
4 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Network Support
6 4 (7.02%) Information Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Network Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Developer
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) LAMP
2 3 (5.26%) NHibernate
2 3 (5.26%) WCF
2 3 (5.26%) REST
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) COM
2 3 (5.26%) SOAP
2 3 (5.26%) STL
2 3 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Clustering
2 18 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 12 (21.05%) Kindle
4 10 (17.54%) CESG
5 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 29 (50.88%) Windows
3 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 19 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Information Security
2 13 (22.81%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (19.30%) SIEM
4 10 (17.54%) Cyber Security
4 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
5 9 (15.79%) Requirements Management
5 9 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (14.04%) Security Management
7 7 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (12.28%) Analytics
8 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.77%) Information Security Management
9 5 (8.77%) Network Design
9 5 (8.77%) Line Management
9 5 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (7.02%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) C#
3 3 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Degree
2 21 (36.84%) MCSE
2 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (24.56%) CCNA
5 10 (17.54%) CISSP
5 10 (17.54%) CISM
5 10 (17.54%) CEH
6 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
6 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
6 8 (14.04%) CCNP
7 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
7 7 (12.28%) GCIA
7 7 (12.28%) GCIH
8 4 (7.02%) ISACA
8 4 (7.02%) GIAC
9 2 (3.51%) CCSA
9 2 (3.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) ISO 9001
2 9 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 8 (14.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (7.02%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) XenDesktop
4 6 (10.53%) XenApp
5 5 (8.77%) XenServer
6 1 (1.75%) Snort
6 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Cisco
4 10 (17.54%) Citrix
4 10 (17.54%) Juniper
5 7 (12.28%) Sourcefire
5 7 (12.28%) LogRhythm
6 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.77%) F5
8 4 (7.02%) Pegasus
8 4 (7.02%) Brocade
9 1 (1.75%) IronPort
9 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.75%) Websense
9 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.75%) HP
9 1 (1.75%) Nokia
9 1 (1.75%) Avaya
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