Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 110 109
Rank change year-on-year +27 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 37 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.34% 0.62% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.79% 4.52% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 18
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -39.53% -10.42%
10th Percentile £37,375 £26,500 £33,428
90th Percentile £53,125 £41,000 £70,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.54% -2.73% +7.32%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 199 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.81% 13.70% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 153 176 179
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,550 £24,875 £23,300
90th Percentile £63,600 £61,250 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +8.11%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Oxford

Network Security
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Oxford

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) Degree
3 19 (51.35%) Linux
4 17 (45.95%) Web Services
4 17 (45.95%) Computer Science
5 16 (43.24%) Cisco
6 15 (40.54%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (37.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
7 14 (37.84%) Unix
7 14 (37.84%) Juniper
7 14 (37.84%) BGP
8 13 (35.14%) Nagios
8 13 (35.14%) VPN
8 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
8 13 (35.14%) OWASP
8 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
8 13 (35.14%) SaaS
9 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (29.73%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (29.73%) CCNP
10 11 (29.73%) Change Management
10 11 (29.73%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (29.73%) Web Filtering
11 10 (27.03%) Palo Alto
11 10 (27.03%) PMO
11 10 (27.03%) Service Design
11 10 (27.03%) SolarWinds

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (5.41%) nginx
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) SaaS
2 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) GitHub
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 14 (37.84%) BGP
2 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
3 13 (35.14%) VPN
4 11 (29.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (21.62%) DNS
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (18.92%) IPsec
6 7 (18.92%) LAN
6 7 (18.92%) WAN
7 6 (16.22%) OSPF
8 5 (13.51%) IPv4
8 5 (13.51%) MPLS
8 5 (13.51%) VoIP
9 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
9 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.81%) HSRP
9 4 (10.81%) VRRP
10 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Metasploit
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
1 3 (8.11%) Automotive
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Games
1 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Network Engineer
2 23 (62.16%) Network Security Engineer
2 23 (62.16%) Security Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 9 (24.32%) Security Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Juniper Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Juniper Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Network Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Security Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Security Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (27.03%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
4 3 (8.11%) Life Science
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Unix
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
2 13 (35.14%) OWASP
3 11 (29.73%) Change Management
3 11 (29.73%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (29.73%) Web Filtering
4 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
4 10 (27.03%) Information Security
4 10 (27.03%) ITIL
4 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
4 10 (27.03%) Service Design
4 10 (27.03%) Time Management
5 8 (21.62%) Change Control
5 8 (21.62%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (18.92%) Social Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) Statistics
7 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
7 6 (16.22%) Task Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Network Management
9 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Python
2 7 (18.92%) C
2 7 (18.92%) C++
2 7 (18.92%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) Perl
2 7 (18.92%) Ruby
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Degree
2 14 (37.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (29.73%) CCNP
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.22%) CEH
4 6 (16.22%) CHECK Team Member
4 6 (16.22%) CREST Certified
4 6 (16.22%) Cyber Scheme
4 6 (16.22%) OSCP
4 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) DBS Check
6 3 (8.11%) CCNA
6 3 (8.11%) CHECK Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Tigerscheme
7 2 (5.41%) CCIP
8 1 (2.70%) CCIE
8 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) PMO
2 4 (10.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (8.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.70%) GDPR
5 1 (2.70%) IASME
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Nagios
2 10 (27.03%) SCOM
3 6 (16.22%) Nessus
4 3 (8.11%) Cacti
4 3 (8.11%) Nmap
4 3 (8.11%) vCenter Server
5 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 14 (37.84%) Juniper
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.03%) Palo Alto
4 10 (27.03%) SolarWinds
5 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.81%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix