Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 86 152
Rank change year-on-year -72 +66 -35
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 79 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.48% 2.84% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 16.49% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 50 26
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.54% +7.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £35,000 £23,125
90th Percentile £54,250 £78,750 £69,375
South East median annual salary £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +30.43% -8.00% +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 258 479 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.46% 17.24% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 225 384 394
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £25,375 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -42 6 £47,500 -2.56%
Abingdon -3 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bicester - 1 £33,450 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) IPv6
6 3 (23.08%) CISSP
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) C
6 3 (23.08%) C++
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Puppet
6 3 (23.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server

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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) IPv6
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) IPv4
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) OpenVPN
5 1 (7.69%) SSH
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate
2 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Nagios Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) PostGIS
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCDA
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) Samsung
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos