The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 11 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 11.32% 2.70% 5.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.29% 16.67% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
Network Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 32.08% 16.22% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 20
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Network Security
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Sussex region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Sussex

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 6 (75.00%) MCSE
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Splunk
2 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) CEH
2 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Information Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Project Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam