Period
to 19 October 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 151 114
Rank change year-on-year +65 -37 +50
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 79 32 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.85% 1.03% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.46% 6.52% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 50 26 48
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.54% +7.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £23,125 £33,428
90th Percentile £78,750 £69,375 £70,000
South East median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -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 480 491 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.30% 15.82% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 385 394 404
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.97%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 +36 35 £48,750 +62.50% 3
Abingdon - 14 £50,000 -
Witney - 3 £30,000 -
Kidlington - 2 £63,000 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 49 (62.03%) Degree
2 42 (53.16%) Computer Science
3 36 (45.57%) Web Services
4 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
5 29 (36.71%) Firewall
6 26 (32.91%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (31.65%) VPN
7 25 (31.65%) Juniper
7 25 (31.65%) Java
8 24 (30.38%) Mentoring
9 23 (29.11%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (29.11%) Python
10 22 (27.85%) Linux
11 21 (26.58%) Cisco
11 21 (26.58%) Intrusion Detection
11 21 (26.58%) Palo Alto
11 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 20 (25.32%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (25.32%) Web Filtering
12 20 (25.32%) Computer Science Degree
12 20 (25.32%) Information Security
12 20 (25.32%) WAN
13 19 (24.05%) C
13 19 (24.05%) C++
13 19 (24.05%) Ruby
14 18 (22.78%) SaaS
15 17 (21.52%) Security Operations
15 17 (21.52%) Social Engineering
15 17 (21.52%) Network Monitoring
15 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP

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 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.80%) Confluence
3 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (32.91%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (22.78%) SaaS
4 8 (10.13%) Office 365
5 3 (3.80%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) Firewall
2 25 (31.65%) VPN
3 21 (26.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (25.32%) WAN
5 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
6 15 (18.99%) BGP
6 15 (18.99%) Ethernet
7 14 (17.72%) DNS
8 12 (15.19%) VoIP
9 9 (11.39%) LAN
10 7 (8.86%) IPv4
11 6 (7.59%) MPLS
11 6 (7.59%) OSPF
12 5 (6.33%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (6.33%) DHCP
12 5 (6.33%) IPsec
12 5 (6.33%) IPv6
13 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (5.06%) EIGRP
13 4 (5.06%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.33%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.80%) InfluxDB
6 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Metasploit
2 7 (8.86%) JIRA
3 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.33%) Subversion
4 3 (3.80%) Selenium
4 3 (3.80%) TestLink
4 3 (3.80%) TestRail
General
1 4 (5.06%) Automotive
1 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.80%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Network Engineer
2 29 (36.71%) Network Security Engineer
2 29 (36.71%) Security Engineer
3 21 (26.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (24.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 19 (24.05%) Senior Security Engineer
5 17 (21.52%) Consultant
5 17 (21.52%) Security Consultant
6 10 (12.66%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 9 (11.39%) Administrator
8 8 (10.13%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Juniper Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Network Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Penetration Tester
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Network Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Network Security Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Security Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (45.57%) Web Services
2 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.06%) Spring
4 3 (3.80%) HTML
5 2 (2.53%) JSON
5 2 (2.53%) RESTful
5 2 (2.53%) XML
6 1 (1.27%) COM
6 1 (1.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (53.16%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.72%) Mobile App
3 11 (13.92%) Driving Licence
4 10 (12.66%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (7.59%) User Experience
6 5 (6.33%) Replication
7 4 (5.06%) Life Science
8 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.85%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) Unix
3 5 (6.33%) Windows
4 4 (5.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Mentoring
2 23 (29.11%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (25.32%) Information Security
3 20 (25.32%) Kalman Filter
3 20 (25.32%) Web Filtering
4 17 (21.52%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (21.52%) Security Operations
4 17 (21.52%) Social Engineering
5 16 (20.25%) OWASP
6 14 (17.72%) Security Testing
7 11 (13.92%) Change Management
8 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.66%) ITIL
8 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
8 10 (12.66%) Service Design
8 10 (12.66%) Time Management
9 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.39%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.39%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) Java
2 23 (29.11%) Python
3 19 (24.05%) C
3 19 (24.05%) C++
3 19 (24.05%) Ruby
4 16 (20.25%) Perl
5 10 (12.66%) SQL
6 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.13%) VB
7 7 (8.86%) Groovy
8 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.06%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.80%) Go
10 3 (3.80%) Rust
10 3 (3.80%) Scala
10 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (62.03%) Degree
2 20 (25.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (17.72%) CEH
3 14 (17.72%) CHECK Team Member
3 14 (17.72%) CREST Certified
3 14 (17.72%) Cyber Scheme
3 14 (17.72%) OSCP
3 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
4 11 (13.92%) Tigerscheme
5 8 (10.13%) CCNP
5 8 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (8.86%) CISSP
6 7 (8.86%) CLAS
7 6 (7.59%) DBS Check
8 3 (3.80%) CCIP
8 3 (3.80%) CCNA
8 3 (3.80%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (1.27%) CCIE
9 1 (1.27%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) Cyber Essentials
2 12 (15.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (13.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 10 (12.66%) PMO
5 3 (3.80%) QA
6 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.27%) GDPR
7 1 (1.27%) IASME
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) Docker
4 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Nessus
2 12 (15.19%) Nagios
3 10 (12.66%) SCOM
4 5 (6.33%) Puppet
5 3 (3.80%) Nmap
6 2 (2.53%) Cacti
6 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.65%) Juniper
3 21 (26.58%) Cisco
3 21 (26.58%) Palo Alto
4 11 (13.92%) SolarWinds
4 11 (13.92%) Sophos
5 10 (12.66%) VMware
6 8 (10.13%) Citrix
7 7 (8.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.27%) HP