The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 73 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.25% 0.98% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.85% 4.23% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 7
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -4.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 189 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.35% 23.22% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 179 168 177
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
Hampshire

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 17 April 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) WAN
6 6 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Cyber Security
8 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (16.67%) REST
8 4 (16.67%) CTI
8 4 (16.67%) SAN
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.67%) CCNP
8 4 (16.67%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (16.67%) COM
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP
8 4 (16.67%) STL

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 4 (16.67%) CTI
4 4 (16.67%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (8.33%) tcpdump
7 1 (4.17%) FCoE
7 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (16.67%) Moq
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Network Support
2 5 (20.83%) Security Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Principal Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Designer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) COM
2 4 (16.67%) SOAP
2 4 (16.67%) STL
2 4 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 4 (16.67%) WCF
2 4 (16.67%) LINQ
2 4 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) Physics
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (20.83%) Cyber Security
2 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (16.67%) OOD
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) SIEM
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (33.33%) CCNA
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.67%) MCSE
3 4 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (12.50%) CCSA
4 3 (12.50%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) CISA
5 2 (8.33%) GIAC
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Snort
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Pegasus
3 2 (8.33%) Splunk
3 2 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
4 1 (4.17%) IronPort
4 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 DOE
Posted: 19 days ago