Period
to 20 April 2018

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

Network Security
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 168 189
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 512 611 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.62% 2.02% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 10.04% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 351 498 562
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,397 6,085 8,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.03% 20.08% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4,146 4,915 6,959
South East median annual salary £42,714 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% -1.16% +2.38%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,375 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in the South East

Network Security
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Network Security in the South East

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in the South East over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the South East

Network Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Thames Valley +1 257 £55,000 +1.85% 29
Berkshire +3 189 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Hampshire -11 121 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Surrey -7 88 £53,500 +12.63% 12
Buckinghamshire +6 38 £53,500 +7.00% 5
Oxfordshire -26 30 £50,000 - 7
East Sussex -40 14 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Kent -36 10 £33,750 -18.67%
West Sussex -9 8 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Middlesex +8 3 £50,000 +81.82% 1
M4 Corridor -5 3 - -
Sussex - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 £77,500 -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 233 (45.51%) Firewall
2 209 (40.82%) Cisco
3 153 (29.88%) Cisco Certification
4 138 (26.95%) Windows
5 119 (23.24%) Microsoft
6 115 (22.46%) CheckPoint
7 112 (21.88%) CCNP
8 108 (21.09%) Juniper
9 106 (20.70%) Information Security
10 105 (20.51%) WAN
11 101 (19.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 98 (19.14%) Linux
13 97 (18.95%) Cisco ASA
14 95 (18.55%) VPN
15 92 (17.97%) Data Centre
16 89 (17.38%) CISSP
17 86 (16.80%) ITIL
18 85 (16.60%) Palo Alto
19 81 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
20 80 (15.63%) LAN
21 79 (15.43%) Degree
22 78 (15.23%) TCP/IP
22 78 (15.23%) SIEM
23 76 (14.84%) Security Cleared
24 74 (14.45%) Active Directory
25 72 (14.06%) Wireless
25 72 (14.06%) Cybersecurity
26 66 (12.89%) F5
26 66 (12.89%) Windows Server
27 64 (12.50%) Finance

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 34 (6.64%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (5.86%) IIS
3 17 (3.32%) Apache
4 11 (2.15%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.56%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.56%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.98%) nginx
7 4 (0.78%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.59%) JBoss
8 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 101 (19.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (4.88%) Office 365
4 22 (4.30%) SaaS
5 14 (2.73%) IaaS
5 14 (2.73%) PaaS
6 9 (1.76%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (1.17%) Amazon Glacier
9 6 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.98%) AWS CloudTrail
10 5 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 233 (45.51%) Firewall
2 105 (20.51%) WAN
3 97 (18.95%) Cisco ASA
4 95 (18.55%) VPN
5 80 (15.63%) LAN
6 78 (15.23%) TCP/IP
7 72 (14.06%) Wireless
8 63 (12.30%) OSPF
9 57 (11.13%) DNS
10 55 (10.74%) BGP
11 52 (10.16%) Ethernet
12 48 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 46 (8.98%) MPLS
14 45 (8.79%) SSL
15 44 (8.59%) VLAN
16 42 (8.20%) DHCP
16 42 (8.20%) VoIP
17 41 (8.01%) SNMP
18 40 (7.81%) WLAN
19 35 (6.84%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (3.32%) MongoDB
3 15 (2.93%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.98%) MySQL
6 4 (0.78%) Apache Hive
6 4 (0.78%) Big Data
6 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (4.10%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.32%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.34%) Selenium
4 10 (1.95%) Fiddler
4 10 (1.95%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.95%) LINQPad
5 8 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.56%) IntelliJ
5 8 (1.56%) Subversion
6 5 (0.98%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.78%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.78%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.78%) WiX
8 2 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 64 (12.50%) Finance
2 22 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.93%) Legal
4 10 (1.95%) Billing
5 8 (1.56%) Marketing
6 7 (1.37%) Retail
7 5 (0.98%) Military
8 3 (0.59%) Electronics
8 3 (0.59%) Law
8 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 119 (23.24%) Network Engineer
2 89 (17.38%) Security Engineer
3 73 (14.26%) Architect
4 72 (14.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 62 (12.11%) Analyst
6 53 (10.35%) Security Architect
7 44 (8.59%) Security Analyst
8 41 (8.01%) Software Engineer
9 38 (7.42%) Consultant
9 38 (7.42%) Senior Network Engineer
10 35 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
11 34 (6.64%) Security Solutions Architect
12 31 (6.05%) Security Consultant
13 26 (5.08%) Network Architect
14 24 (4.69%) Information Analyst
14 24 (4.69%) Information Security Analyst
15 23 (4.49%) Network Consultant
16 21 (4.10%) Administrator
16 21 (4.10%) Firewall Engineer
16 21 (4.10%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.27%) .NET
2 24 (4.69%) XML
3 21 (4.10%) WCF
4 15 (2.93%) Middleware
5 13 (2.54%) REST
5 13 (2.54%) SOAP
6 12 (2.34%) HTML
7 10 (1.95%) LINQ
8 9 (1.76%) Web Services
9 8 (1.56%) Hibernate
9 8 (1.56%) Java EE
9 8 (1.56%) JMS
9 8 (1.56%) MEAP
9 8 (1.56%) Spring
10 6 (1.17%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.98%) CSS
11 5 (0.98%) JSON
11 5 (0.98%) Laravel
11 5 (0.98%) POSIX
12 4 (0.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.97%) Data Centre
2 53 (10.35%) Computer Science
3 38 (7.42%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (3.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.32%) FlexPod
6 17 (3.32%) Replication
7 16 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.13%) Device Driver
8 9 (1.76%) Clustering
8 9 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.17%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.17%) iPad
9 6 (1.17%) PKI
9 6 (1.17%) User Experience
10 5 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.98%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.98%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 138 (26.95%) Windows
2 98 (19.14%) Linux
3 66 (12.89%) Windows Server
4 42 (8.20%) Unix
5 27 (5.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (4.69%) Android
7 21 (4.10%) Mac OS X
8 19 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.34%) Windows 10
10 11 (2.15%) Ubuntu
11 10 (1.95%) VMS
12 8 (1.56%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.37%) CentOS
14 6 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.98%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (20.70%) Information Security
2 86 (16.80%) ITIL
3 78 (15.23%) SIEM
4 72 (14.06%) Cybersecurity
5 61 (11.91%) Load Balancing
6 53 (10.35%) DevOps
7 49 (9.57%) Presales
8 48 (9.38%) Security Management
9 45 (8.79%) Vulnerability Management
10 43 (8.40%) Security Operations
10 43 (8.40%) Software Engineering
11 42 (8.20%) Migration
12 41 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (8.01%) Network Design
13 40 (7.81%) ITIL V3
14 39 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (6.84%) Security Architecture
16 34 (6.64%) Change Management
16 34 (6.64%) Penetration Testing
17 33 (6.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.96%) SQL
2 46 (8.98%) Python
3 39 (7.62%) C#
4 31 (6.05%) C
5 30 (5.86%) C++
5 30 (5.86%) PowerShell
6 20 (3.91%) Java
7 14 (2.73%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.73%) Perl
8 11 (2.15%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.76%) PHP
10 8 (1.56%) Ruby
11 4 (0.78%) Go
12 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 153 (29.88%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (21.88%) CCNP
3 89 (17.38%) CISSP
4 79 (15.43%) Degree
5 76 (14.84%) Security Cleared
6 60 (11.72%) CCDP
7 51 (9.96%) CCNA
8 47 (9.18%) CISM
9 41 (8.01%) SC Cleared
10 36 (7.03%) CCIE
11 34 (6.64%) DV Cleared
12 32 (6.25%) GIAC
13 30 (5.86%) CCSE
13 30 (5.86%) JNCIP
14 20 (3.91%) CEH
14 20 (3.91%) IISP
14 20 (3.91%) ISSAP
15 18 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
15 18 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (3.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (12.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (4.49%) SLA
3 19 (3.71%) GDPR
4 18 (3.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (3.13%) QA
6 14 (2.73%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.17%) COBIT
7 6 (1.17%) PMO
8 4 (0.78%) FIPS 140-2
8 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.59%) GPG13
9 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 74 (14.45%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.54%) XenApp
5 12 (2.34%) VMware NSX
6 10 (1.95%) vSphere
7 9 (1.76%) Docker
8 7 (1.37%) NFS
8 7 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.37%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.59%) Firmware
10 3 (0.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (3.91%) CASB
1 20 (3.91%) QRadar
2 18 (3.52%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (2.54%) Kibana
4 11 (2.15%) Ansible
5 10 (1.95%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.37%) PowerCLI
6 7 (1.37%) vCenter Server
6 7 (1.37%) vMotion
7 6 (1.17%) Puppet
8 5 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.98%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.98%) SCOM
9 3 (0.59%) logstash
10 2 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.20%) Cacti
11 1 (0.20%) Nagios
11 1 (0.20%) Nexpose
11 1 (0.20%) Suricata
Vendors
1 209 (40.82%) Cisco
2 119 (23.24%) Microsoft
3 115 (22.46%) CheckPoint
4 108 (21.09%) Juniper
5 85 (16.60%) Palo Alto
6 66 (12.89%) F5
7 63 (12.30%) VMware
8 59 (11.52%) Fortinet
9 41 (8.01%) HP
10 39 (7.62%) Aruba
11 33 (6.45%) IBM
12 30 (5.86%) SolarWinds
13 26 (5.08%) Forcepoint
13 26 (5.08%) LogRhythm
14 24 (4.69%) Meraki
14 24 (4.69%) Splunk
15 21 (4.10%) Oracle
16 20 (3.91%) Tufin
17 17 (3.32%) Blue Coat
17 17 (3.32%) Citrix