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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 42 56 72
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 39 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.70% 4.04% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 16.59% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 17
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -31.62%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
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
208 205 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.41% 24.35% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 183 179 204
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (68.66%) C#
2 45 (67.16%) .NET
2 45 (67.16%) Visual Studio
3 35 (52.24%) WCF
4 29 (43.28%) Windows
5 28 (41.79%) TCP/IP
5 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (40.30%) Multithreading
6 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
6 27 (40.30%) SOAP
6 27 (40.30%) XML
6 27 (40.30%) C++
6 27 (40.30%) REST
7 26 (38.81%) HTML
7 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
7 26 (38.81%) OOD
8 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
8 25 (37.31%) HTML5
9 24 (35.82%) MVC
10 22 (32.84%) CTI
11 20 (29.85%) STL
11 20 (29.85%) LINQ
11 20 (29.85%) NHibernate
11 20 (29.85%) Moq
11 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (28.36%) RESTful
12 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
12 19 (28.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (26.87%) COM
14 17 (25.37%) Web Development

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) TCP/IP
2 22 (32.84%) CTI
3 15 (22.39%) Firewall
4 10 (14.93%) WAN
5 7 (10.45%) VPN
6 6 (8.96%) LAN
6 6 (8.96%) VoIP
7 4 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.97%) Wireless
7 4 (5.97%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.48%) MPLS
8 3 (4.48%) OSPF
8 3 (4.48%) BGP
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.99%) IPsec
10 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.49%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (67.16%) Visual Studio
2 20 (29.85%) Moq
3 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
3 19 (28.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (13.43%) NUnit
4 9 (13.43%) Selenium
4 9 (13.43%) Jasmine
4 9 (13.43%) Grunt
4 9 (13.43%) Bower
4 9 (13.43%) gulp
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 24 (35.82%) C# Developer
3 17 (25.37%) Architect
4 15 (22.39%) Software Developer
4 15 (22.39%) Software Architect
5 12 (17.91%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (16.42%) Software Engineer
7 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
7 10 (14.93%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (13.43%) Senior Software Architect
8 9 (13.43%) Web Developer
8 9 (13.43%) Senior Architect
9 7 (10.45%) C# Architect
9 7 (10.45%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (10.45%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (10.45%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Network Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) Security Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (67.16%) .NET
2 35 (52.24%) WCF
3 27 (40.30%) SOAP
3 27 (40.30%) XML
3 27 (40.30%) REST
4 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
4 26 (38.81%) HTML
5 25 (37.31%) HTML5
6 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (29.85%) LINQ
6 20 (29.85%) NHibernate
6 20 (29.85%) STL
7 19 (28.36%) RESTful
8 18 (26.87%) COM
9 9 (13.43%) CSS
9 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
9 9 (13.43%) Entity Framework
9 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.96%) WPF
11 1 (1.49%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) RIA
2 6 (8.96%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) SecurID
4 3 (4.48%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Multithreading
3 26 (38.81%) OOD
4 24 (35.82%) MVC
5 17 (25.37%) Web Development
6 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
7 10 (14.93%) Product Management
8 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
9 8 (11.94%) ITIL
10 6 (8.96%) OO
10 6 (8.96%) Analytics
11 4 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.97%) SIEM
11 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
11 4 (5.97%) Fault Management
12 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
12 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (2.99%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (68.66%) C#
2 27 (40.30%) C++
3 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
5 1 (1.49%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) CCNA
3 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) CCIE
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) GCIA
5 1 (1.49%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) vSphere
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
1 1 (1.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) Cisco
3 7 (10.45%) Juniper
4 5 (7.46%) F5
4 5 (7.46%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.97%) Websense
6 3 (4.48%) McAfee
7 1 (1.49%) VMware
7 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.49%) IronPort
7 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.49%) Nokia
7 1 (1.49%) Intel
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