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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 63 66 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 22 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.32% 1.11% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.23% 5.46% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,800 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
215 183 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.70% 20.27% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 138 162 175
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
3 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
4 17 (44.74%) SOAP
4 17 (44.74%) XML
4 17 (44.74%) C#
4 17 (44.74%) C++
4 17 (44.74%) Multithreading
4 17 (44.74%) REST
5 16 (42.11%) WCF
5 16 (42.11%) .NET
5 16 (42.11%) Visual Studio
5 16 (42.11%) OOD
6 15 (39.47%) CTI
7 13 (34.21%) COM
7 13 (34.21%) STL
7 13 (34.21%) NHibernate
7 13 (34.21%) LINQ
7 13 (34.21%) Moq
8 12 (31.58%) Firewall
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco
10 10 (26.32%) WAN
10 10 (26.32%) Finance
11 9 (23.68%) SQL
12 8 (21.05%) Degree
13 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (15.79%) MPLS
14 6 (15.79%) BGP
14 6 (15.79%) CCNP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (10.53%) GoldMine
2 2 (5.26%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 15 (39.47%) CTI
3 12 (31.58%) Firewall
4 10 (26.32%) WAN
5 6 (15.79%) LAN
5 6 (15.79%) VoIP
5 6 (15.79%) DNS
5 6 (15.79%) MPLS
5 6 (15.79%) BGP
6 5 (13.16%) VPN
6 5 (13.16%) Wireless
7 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (10.53%) OSPF
8 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
8 3 (7.89%) tcpdump
9 2 (5.26%) HSRP
9 2 (5.26%) Multicast
9 2 (5.26%) IPsec
9 2 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 13 (34.21%) Moq
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Security Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Network Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Network Designer
7 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Information Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Designer
7 4 (10.53%) Technology Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) SOAP
1 17 (44.74%) XML
1 17 (44.74%) REST
2 16 (42.11%) WCF
2 16 (42.11%) .NET
3 13 (34.21%) COM
3 13 (34.21%) STL
3 13 (34.21%) NHibernate
3 13 (34.21%) LINQ
4 4 (10.53%) WPF
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.26%) WinForms
7 1 (2.63%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (2.63%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) iPhone
1 4 (10.53%) iPad
2 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) IPTV
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Multithreading
2 16 (42.11%) OOD
3 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.16%) Analytics
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) CRM
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Budget Control
5 3 (7.89%) SIEM
5 3 (7.89%) Network Management
5 3 (7.89%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (2.63%) MVC
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C#
1 17 (44.74%) C++
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.79%) CCNP
4 3 (7.89%) CCDP
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) CCIE
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) GCIA
5 2 (5.26%) GCIH
6 1 (2.63%) CCSE
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) F5
4 4 (10.53%) SonicWALL
4 4 (10.53%) Juniper
4 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (10.53%) Mitel
5 2 (5.26%) Sourcefire
5 2 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm