The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 47 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 16 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.70% 1.95% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 14.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Network Security
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
116 78 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.56% 13.83% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 81 51 76
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Network Security
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Swindon

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Swindon

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 35 (83.33%) Cisco
2 29 (69.05%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (52.38%) Juniper
4 20 (47.62%) Firewall
4 20 (47.62%) CCNP
4 20 (47.62%) WAN
4 20 (47.62%) Security Cleared
5 19 (45.24%) SC Cleared
6 14 (33.33%) VPN
7 12 (28.57%) Network Management
7 12 (28.57%) JNCIS
8 11 (26.19%) VoIP
8 11 (26.19%) LAN
8 11 (26.19%) CCIE
8 11 (26.19%) CheckPoint
9 10 (23.81%) H.323
10 9 (21.43%) Blue Coat
10 9 (21.43%) Unified Communications
10 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
11 8 (19.05%) MPLS
11 8 (19.05%) BGP
11 8 (19.05%) CCNA
11 8 (19.05%) Windows
12 7 (16.67%) McAfee
12 7 (16.67%) ProxySG
12 7 (16.67%) Sourcefire
12 7 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (14.29%) Degree
13 6 (14.29%) Tandberg

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (4.76%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) WAN
1 20 (47.62%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) VPN
3 11 (26.19%) LAN
3 11 (26.19%) VoIP
4 10 (23.81%) H.323
5 9 (21.43%) Unified Communications
5 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (19.05%) MPLS
6 8 (19.05%) BGP
7 5 (11.90%) IPv6
8 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
8 4 (9.52%) IPv4
8 4 (9.52%) OSPF
8 4 (9.52%) IPsec
8 4 (9.52%) VLAN
8 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.14%) TACACS
9 3 (7.14%) SCCP
10 2 (4.76%) QSIG
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Designer
2 11 (26.19%) Network Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Network Specialist
5 6 (14.29%) Network Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Lead Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Security Designer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Network Designer
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Voice Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Designer
8 2 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.14%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.76%) IVR
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Network Management
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Change Control
4 4 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) WFM
5 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) Release Management
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) Information Security
5 2 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (4.76%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design
6 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (47.62%) CCNP
2 20 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 19 (45.24%) SC Cleared
4 12 (28.57%) JNCIS
5 11 (26.19%) CCIE
6 8 (19.05%) CCNA
7 6 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) CCDA
9 1 (2.38%) CCDP
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.38%) HND
9 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.76%) Snort
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (7.14%) Netcool
3 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) Juniper
3 11 (26.19%) CheckPoint
4 9 (21.43%) Blue Coat
5 7 (16.67%) Sourcefire
5 7 (16.67%) McAfee
6 6 (14.29%) Tandberg
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.52%) HP
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (7.14%) Citrix
8 3 (7.14%) F5
8 3 (7.14%) VMware
9 2 (4.76%) EMC
9 2 (4.76%) Splunk
9 2 (4.76%) LogLogic
9 2 (4.76%) Avaya
9 2 (4.76%) Brocade
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (2.38%) BT