Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 112 137
Rank change year-on-year -50 +25 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 64 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.51% 2.26% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.40% 12.26% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 41 38
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +52.78%
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,500 £35,125
90th Percentile £51,250 £78,750 £95,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +5.26%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 278 522 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.48% 18.47% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 243 435 351
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £24,600 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Oxfordshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Oxfordshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Oxfordshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -30 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Abingdon -9 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bicester - 1 £33,450 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) VLAN
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) Time Management
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) SaaS
6 3 (20.00%) Puppet
6 3 (20.00%) OpenVPN
6 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (20.00%) SSH
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) SSL
6 3 (20.00%) IPv6
6 3 (20.00%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) HP

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) VLAN
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) IPv6
4 3 (20.00%) OpenVPN
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) SSH
4 3 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (13.33%) IPv4
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Graduate
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Nagios Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) LDAP
1 3 (20.00%) SAML
2 2 (13.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (26.67%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) Critical Thinking
4 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Network Packet Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) C++
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) Python
1 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) CWNA
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (13.33%) Aruba
3 2 (13.33%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) Samsung