Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 136 121
Rank change year-on-year +35 -15 +43
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 77 39 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.48% 1.39% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.11% 7.41% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 58
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £33,397 £25,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £73,975
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 478 526 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.41% 18.72% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 375 451 383
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +8.54% +17.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,500 £24,600
90th Percentile £65,150 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +15 32 £50,000 +53.85%
Abingdon +11 14 £50,000 +33.33%
Witney - 3 £30,000 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 42 (54.55%) Degree
2 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
3 36 (46.75%) Computer Science
4 32 (41.56%) Juniper
5 31 (40.26%) Firewall
5 31 (40.26%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (38.96%) Web Services
7 29 (37.66%) Java
7 29 (37.66%) Python
8 28 (36.36%) VPN
9 26 (33.77%) Intrusion Detection
9 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (33.77%) Mentoring
10 25 (32.47%) Kalman Filter
10 25 (32.47%) Web Filtering
11 23 (29.87%) Ruby
11 23 (29.87%) Cisco
11 23 (29.87%) WAN
11 23 (29.87%) C
11 23 (29.87%) C++
12 22 (28.57%) Palo Alto
12 22 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
13 20 (25.97%) Perl
13 20 (25.97%) Linux
13 20 (25.97%) Security Operations
14 19 (24.68%) Ethernet
15 17 (22.08%) Configuration Management
15 17 (22.08%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (22.08%) Computer Science Degree
16 16 (20.78%) Unix

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 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) nginx
3 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (40.26%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (18.18%) SaaS
4 8 (10.39%) Office 365
5 3 (3.90%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.26%) Firewall
2 28 (36.36%) VPN
3 26 (33.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (29.87%) WAN
5 19 (24.68%) Ethernet
6 14 (18.18%) BGP
7 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
8 12 (15.58%) DNS
9 10 (12.99%) VoIP
10 7 (9.09%) IPv4
10 7 (9.09%) LAN
11 6 (7.79%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (7.79%) IPsec
11 6 (7.79%) OSPF
12 5 (6.49%) DHCP
13 4 (5.19%) IPv6
13 4 (5.19%) Junos
13 4 (5.19%) MPLS
13 4 (5.19%) VLAN
14 3 (3.90%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.19%) MySQL
5 3 (3.90%) InfluxDB
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) JIRA
2 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) Subversion
3 3 (3.90%) Metasploit
3 3 (3.90%) Selenium
3 3 (3.90%) TestLink
3 3 (3.90%) TestRail
General
1 3 (3.90%) Games
2 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.60%) Automotive
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 41 (53.25%) Network Engineer
2 38 (49.35%) Security Engineer
3 37 (48.05%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 21 (27.27%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 21 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Administrator
6 8 (10.39%) Juniper Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (5.19%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Database Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) Web Services
2 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.19%) Spring
4 3 (3.90%) SAML
5 2 (2.60%) HTML
5 2 (2.60%) JSON
5 2 (2.60%) RESTful
5 2 (2.60%) XML
6 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (46.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.79%) User Experience
2 6 (7.79%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.19%) Replication
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
2 16 (20.78%) Unix
3 7 (9.09%) Windows
4 6 (7.79%) CentOS
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Mentoring
2 25 (32.47%) Kalman Filter
2 25 (32.47%) Web Filtering
3 22 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (25.97%) Security Operations
5 17 (22.08%) Configuration Management
5 17 (22.08%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (15.58%) OWASP
7 10 (12.99%) Change Control
8 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.69%) Change Management
8 9 (11.69%) ITIL
8 9 (11.69%) Statistics
9 8 (10.39%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (10.39%) Threat Management
10 7 (9.09%) DevOps
10 7 (9.09%) Information Security
10 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) Java
1 29 (37.66%) Python
2 23 (29.87%) C
2 23 (29.87%) C++
2 23 (29.87%) Ruby
3 20 (25.97%) Perl
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.39%) VB
6 7 (9.09%) Groovy
7 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.19%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.90%) Go
9 3 (3.90%) Rust
9 3 (3.90%) Scala
10 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (54.55%) Degree
2 17 (22.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (19.48%) CCNP
3 15 (19.48%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.19%) CCNA
5 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.90%) CCENT
5 3 (3.90%) CCIP
5 3 (3.90%) CEH
5 3 (3.90%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (3.90%) CREST Certified
5 3 (3.90%) Cyber Scheme
5 3 (3.90%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.90%) OSCP
5 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) CCIE
6 2 (2.60%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (1.30%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (1.30%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) PMO
2 3 (3.90%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.30%) GDPR
4 1 (1.30%) IASME
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) Docker
4 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Nagios
2 6 (7.79%) SCOM
3 4 (5.19%) Puppet
4 3 (3.90%) Cacti
4 3 (3.90%) Nessus
4 3 (3.90%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.60%) Nmap
6 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (41.56%) Juniper
3 23 (29.87%) Cisco
4 22 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 11 (14.29%) Sophos
5 11 (14.29%) VMware
6 8 (10.39%) Citrix
7 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint