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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 66 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 21 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.60% 2.12% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.67% 10.73% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 2
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
180 177 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.25% 19.78% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 155 155 188
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £45,000 £57,500
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 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 21 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (39.22%) Information Security
3 19 (37.25%) Cisco
3 19 (37.25%) Linux
4 18 (35.29%) Degree
5 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 16 (31.37%) Firewall
6 16 (31.37%) PCI DSS
7 15 (29.41%) Windows
8 14 (27.45%) Management Information System
8 14 (27.45%) SIEM
9 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
10 12 (23.53%) DNS
10 12 (23.53%) SQL
11 11 (21.57%) CCNA
11 11 (21.57%) Juniper
11 11 (21.57%) Security Management
11 11 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
12 10 (19.61%) CCNP
12 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
12 10 (19.61%) tcpdump
12 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
12 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
12 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (17.65%) F5
13 9 (17.65%) Analytics
13 9 (17.65%) ITIL
13 9 (17.65%) Wireshark

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (9.80%) IIS
1 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (7.84%) GoldMine
2 2 (3.92%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) Firewall
2 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
3 12 (23.53%) DNS
4 10 (19.61%) tcpdump
5 9 (17.65%) Wireshark
6 8 (15.69%) WAN
7 7 (13.73%) DHCP
8 6 (11.76%) VoIP
9 5 (9.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (9.80%) Wireless
9 5 (9.80%) LAN
9 5 (9.80%) MPLS
9 5 (9.80%) BGP
10 4 (7.84%) CTI
10 4 (7.84%) IP Telephony
10 4 (7.84%) Multicast
11 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (5.88%) IPsec
11 3 (5.88%) HSRP
11 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) Moq
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Analyst
1 17 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Network Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Information Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Technology Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Information Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) LAMP
2 4 (7.84%) NHibernate
2 4 (7.84%) WCF
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) COM
2 4 (7.84%) SOAP
2 4 (7.84%) STL
2 4 (7.84%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) REST
3 3 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (1.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Clustering
4 4 (7.84%) CESG
4 4 (7.84%) IPTV
4 4 (7.84%) iPhone
4 4 (7.84%) iPad
4 4 (7.84%) Kindle
5 3 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Information Security
2 14 (27.45%) SIEM
3 11 (21.57%) Security Management
4 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 9 (17.65%) Analytics
4 9 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
5 8 (15.69%) Cyber Security
6 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.76%) Information Security Management
7 6 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (9.80%) Network Design
8 5 (9.80%) Line Management
9 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.84%) Network Management
9 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) C#
2 4 (7.84%) C++
3 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (35.29%) Degree
3 11 (21.57%) CCNA
4 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
4 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
4 10 (19.61%) CCNP
5 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
5 8 (15.69%) GCIA
5 8 (15.69%) GCIH
6 5 (9.80%) CCDP
6 5 (9.80%) MCSE
6 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (7.84%) CISM
7 4 (7.84%) GIAC
7 4 (7.84%) CCIE
7 4 (7.84%) CISSP
7 4 (7.84%) CEH
7 4 (7.84%) ISACA
8 1 (1.96%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.96%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) PCI DSS
2 11 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (15.69%) ISO 9001
4 4 (7.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Snort
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) XenServer
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco
2 11 (21.57%) Juniper
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.65%) Sourcefire
4 9 (17.65%) F5
5 8 (15.69%) LogRhythm
6 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.80%) VMware
7 5 (9.80%) Oracle
8 4 (7.84%) Brocade
8 4 (7.84%) SonicWALL
8 4 (7.84%) Mitel
8 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (7.84%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) Citrix