The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 220 208
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1213 1531 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.52% 1.57% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.41% 9.01% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1200 1227
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12886 16990 18774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.10% 17.42% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10548 14184 15090
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in England

Network Security
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Security in England

Network Security
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in England

Network Security
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 523 £55,000 -4.34% 49
South East +6 307 £47,500 -5.00% 34
West Midlands +72 106 £40,000 -11.11% 16
North West 0 99 £45,000 -10.00% 11
East of England -36 70 £46,000 -8.00% 7
South West +20 58 £45,000 +8.43% 10
Yorkshire -42 31 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East Midlands +1 9 £47,500 -5.00% 3
North East +9 3 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 1726 (64.31%) Firewall
2 1335 (49.74%) Cisco
3 1017 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
4 726 (27.05%) CheckPoint
5 720 (26.83%) CCNP
6 696 (25.93%) Windows
7 647 (24.11%) WAN
8 606 (22.58%) LAN
9 581 (21.65%) Juniper
10 574 (21.39%) Information Security
11 566 (21.09%) VPN
12 553 (20.60%) Data Centre
13 542 (20.19%) Palo Alto
14 504 (18.78%) CCNA
15 490 (18.26%) Microsoft
16 463 (17.25%) Cisco ASA
17 454 (16.92%) Linux
18 453 (16.88%) DNS
19 436 (16.24%) TCP/IP
20 419 (15.61%) OSPF
21 407 (15.16%) BGP
22 404 (15.05%) Wireless
23 401 (14.94%) ITIL
24 374 (13.93%) Finance
25 369 (13.75%) F5
26 365 (13.60%) Cybersecurity
27 341 (12.70%) CISSP
28 332 (12.37%) Network Design
28 332 (12.37%) SIEM
29 328 (12.22%) MPLS

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (2.76%) MS Exchange
2 53 (1.97%) Apache
3 51 (1.90%) IIS
4 40 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 39 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 23 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 21 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 20 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (0.75%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.37%) CMS
12 8 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.30%) JBoss
13 7 (0.26%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.22%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.15%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.11%) Apache ServiceMix
17 3 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 209 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 94 (3.50%) MS Office
3 64 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 38 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.075%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.075%) MS Project
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.037%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.11%) Workfront
3 1 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.037%) Eikon
3 1 (0.037%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.037%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 116 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (3.13%) Office 365
4 80 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (1.56%) SaaS
6 34 (1.27%) IaaS
7 23 (0.86%) PaaS
8 11 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.075%) Akamai
12 2 (0.075%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.075%) GitHub
12 2 (0.075%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.037%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1726 (64.31%) Firewall
2 647 (24.11%) WAN
3 606 (22.58%) LAN
4 566 (21.09%) VPN
5 463 (17.25%) Cisco ASA
6 453 (16.88%) DNS
7 436 (16.24%) TCP/IP
8 419 (15.61%) OSPF
9 407 (15.16%) BGP
10 404 (15.05%) Wireless
11 328 (12.22%) MPLS
12 277 (10.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 238 (8.87%) DHCP
14 222 (8.27%) Intrusion Detection
15 200 (7.45%) Internet
16 187 (6.97%) VLAN
17 179 (6.67%) VoIP
18 178 (6.63%) Cisco IOS
19 151 (5.63%) IPsec
20 133 (4.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 51 (1.90%) MySQL
3 31 (1.15%) Big Data
4 20 (0.75%) NoSQL
5 19 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 17 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 16 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (0.48%) GIS
9 10 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.30%) DB2
11 8 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.19%) Cognos Impromptu
13 5 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.19%) InfluxDB
14 4 (0.15%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 30 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 19 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.67%) Vagrant
4 17 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.60%) Burp Suite
6 14 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (0.45%) AppScan
7 12 (0.45%) Paros
7 12 (0.45%) Subversion
7 12 (0.45%) WebScarab
8 10 (0.37%) Metasploit
9 8 (0.30%) WinDbg
10 5 (0.19%) JIRA
11 4 (0.15%) Ant
11 4 (0.15%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.15%) GCC
11 4 (0.15%) JMeter
11 4 (0.15%) Maven
11 4 (0.15%) Selenium
12 3 (0.11%) CruiseControl
General
1 374 (13.93%) Finance
2 192 (7.15%) Telecoms
3 80 (2.98%) Banking
4 78 (2.91%) Retail
5 58 (2.16%) Legal
6 48 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 40 (1.49%) Marketing
8 32 (1.19%) Law
9 30 (1.12%) Games
10 28 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.56%) Advertising
14 14 (0.52%) Back Office
14 14 (0.52%) Billing
15 8 (0.30%) Electronics
16 7 (0.26%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.26%) Military
16 7 (0.26%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 941 (35.06%) Network Engineer
2 627 (23.36%) Security Engineer
3 439 (16.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 352 (13.11%) Analyst
5 248 (9.24%) Security Analyst
6 241 (8.98%) Cisco Engineer
7 221 (8.23%) Consultant
8 215 (8.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 169 (6.30%) Security Consultant
10 157 (5.85%) Senior Network Engineer
11 145 (5.40%) Architect
12 120 (4.47%) Network Consultant
12 120 (4.47%) Senior Security Engineer
13 118 (4.40%) Support Engineer
14 113 (4.21%) Network Security Consultant
15 111 (4.14%) Firewall Engineer
16 109 (4.06%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 106 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 100 (3.73%) Network Analyst
19 94 (3.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (2.83%) 802.1X
2 71 (2.65%) Web Services
3 50 (1.86%) .NET
4 26 (0.97%) XML
5 25 (0.93%) HTML
6 20 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
7 19 (0.71%) WCF
8 17 (0.63%) Regular Expression
9 16 (0.60%) Middleware
10 14 (0.52%) CSS
11 12 (0.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (0.45%) GWT
12 9 (0.34%) CSS3
12 9 (0.34%) HTML5
12 9 (0.34%) REST
12 9 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (0.34%) SAML
13 8 (0.30%) OAuth2
13 8 (0.30%) OpenID
14 6 (0.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 553 (20.60%) Data Centre
2 220 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 194 (7.23%) Management Information System
4 128 (4.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 124 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 68 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 55 (2.05%) Driving Licence
8 44 (1.64%) PKI
9 43 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
10 36 (1.34%) CESG
11 32 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
11 32 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
12 31 (1.15%) BYOD
13 27 (1.01%) Clustering
14 26 (0.97%) Virtual Team
15 25 (0.93%) NHS
16 23 (0.86%) Replication
17 19 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 19 (0.71%) e-Health
17 19 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 696 (25.93%) Windows
2 454 (16.92%) Linux
3 233 (8.68%) Windows Server
4 215 (8.01%) Unix
5 105 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (1.60%) CentOS
7 43 (1.60%) Windows 7
8 31 (1.15%) Android
9 30 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 30 (1.12%) Ubuntu
10 28 (1.04%) Solaris
10 28 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.97%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 18 (0.67%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.63%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.45%) Debian
15 12 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (21.39%) Information Security
2 401 (14.94%) ITIL
3 365 (13.60%) Cybersecurity
4 332 (12.37%) Network Design
4 332 (12.37%) SIEM
5 265 (9.87%) Security Operations
6 205 (7.64%) Network Management
7 183 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
8 173 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
9 168 (6.26%) Load Balancing
10 167 (6.22%) Risk Management
11 166 (6.18%) Vulnerability Management
12 164 (6.11%) Security Architecture
13 158 (5.89%) Presales
14 150 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
15 145 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
16 128 (4.77%) Network Architecture
16 128 (4.77%) Project Management
17 119 (4.43%) Security Management
18 118 (4.40%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 167 (6.22%) SQL
2 132 (4.92%) Python
3 97 (3.61%) Java
4 77 (2.87%) Perl
5 74 (2.76%) C++
6 56 (2.09%) Bash Shell
7 54 (2.01%) PowerShell
7 54 (2.01%) Ruby
8 53 (1.97%) C
9 52 (1.94%) C#
10 28 (1.04%) JavaScript
11 19 (0.71%) PHP
12 16 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.45%) Embedded C
13 12 (0.45%) Embedded C++
13 12 (0.45%) Groovy
14 10 (0.37%) VBScript
15 5 (0.19%) VB
15 5 (0.19%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1017 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
2 720 (26.83%) CCNP
3 504 (18.78%) CCNA
4 341 (12.70%) CISSP
5 323 (12.03%) Degree
6 208 (7.75%) CCIE
7 181 (6.74%) Security Cleared
8 178 (6.63%) CCSE
9 162 (6.04%) CISM
10 138 (5.14%) CCSA
11 132 (4.92%) SC Cleared
12 107 (3.99%) CEH
13 104 (3.87%) CCSP
14 90 (3.35%) JNCIS
15 88 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 80 (2.98%) GIAC
17 74 (2.76%) DV Cleared
18 73 (2.72%) MCSE
18 73 (2.72%) SANS
19 69 (2.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (8.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 163 (6.07%) PCI DSS
3 110 (4.10%) SLA
4 32 (1.19%) QA
5 25 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.71%) ISO27002
7 18 (0.67%) COBIT
8 13 (0.48%) PMO
9 12 (0.45%) JTAG
10 11 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.41%) HIPAA
11 10 (0.37%) MISRA
12 8 (0.30%) BS25999
12 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.22%) GDPR
14 5 (0.19%) GPG13
15 4 (0.15%) FISMA
15 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.11%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 324 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 233 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 60 (2.24%) ProxySG
5 55 (2.05%) vSphere
6 32 (1.19%) Firmware
7 30 (1.12%) Docker
8 29 (1.08%) Snort
9 28 (1.04%) XenApp
10 26 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
11 22 (0.82%) VMware ESX
12 20 (0.75%) XenDesktop
13 14 (0.52%) KVM
14 11 (0.41%) NFS
14 11 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (0.37%) ISA Server
15 10 (0.37%) Shibboleth
16 9 (0.34%) Xen
16 9 (0.34%) XenServer
17 7 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 142 (5.29%) FortiGate
2 72 (2.68%) SCCM
3 66 (2.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 52 (1.94%) Nessus
4 52 (1.94%) Puppet
5 40 (1.49%) CSIRT
6 36 (1.34%) Nagios
6 36 (1.34%) QRadar
7 34 (1.27%) Ansible
7 34 (1.27%) SCOM
8 32 (1.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 30 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 25 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
11 24 (0.89%) Kibana
12 23 (0.86%) WSUS
13 21 (0.78%) HAProxy
14 19 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 17 (0.63%) EnCase
17 16 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1335 (49.74%) Cisco
2 726 (27.05%) CheckPoint
3 581 (21.65%) Juniper
4 542 (20.19%) Palo Alto
5 490 (18.26%) Microsoft
6 369 (13.75%) F5
7 317 (11.81%) VMware
8 244 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 185 (6.89%) Citrix
10 145 (5.40%) Blue Coat
11 124 (4.62%) HP
12 110 (4.10%) Splunk
13 108 (4.02%) Riverbed
14 103 (3.84%) SolarWinds
15 94 (3.50%) Intel Security
16 90 (3.35%) Aruba
17 83 (3.09%) Extreme Networks
18 79 (2.94%) Symantec
19 71 (2.65%) Sourcefire
20 65 (2.42%) SonicWALL
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + training + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + gym / pension / insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago