Network Security Jobs in the South East

Network Security
England > South East

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 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 232 209 252
Rank change year-on-year -23 +43 -43
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 158 229 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 1.49% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.95% 8.67% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 124 130 232
10th Percentile £36,475 £27,750 £30,125
25th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £49,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.55% -3.64%
75th Percentile £72,813 £57,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +4.35%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,656 2,640 2,866
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 16.25% 17.16% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,910 1,562 1,867
10th Percentile £25,931 £26,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% -5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £59,000 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in the South East over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

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 15 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -36 61 £50,000 -1.66% 27
Berkshire -21 48 £45,250 -3.72% 18
Surrey +42 43 £73,750 +22.92% 9
Hampshire +4 40 £69,000 +53.33% 22
West Sussex +26 9 £65,000 +23.81% 7
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £62,500 +28.21% 7
Oxfordshire +7 6 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Kent -22 4 £40,000 +40.35% 6
Network Security
England

Network Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (16.46%) Microsoft Exchange
2 15 (9.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) Moodle
3 1 (0.63%) Totara
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (31.65%) Azure
2 39 (24.68%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (17.72%) AWS
4 13 (8.23%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (7.59%) Azure DevOps
5 12 (7.59%) Entra ID
5 12 (7.59%) iTunes
6 10 (6.33%) PaaS
7 9 (5.70%) SaaS
8 7 (4.43%) Pulumi
9 6 (3.80%) IaaS
9 6 (3.80%) Twilio
10 3 (1.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (1.90%) Azure Monitor
10 3 (1.90%) Azure Stack
10 3 (1.90%) Azure Storage
10 3 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.27%) AWS Direct Connect
11 2 (1.27%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (38.61%) Firewall
2 30 (18.99%) VPN
3 26 (16.46%) SSL
4 24 (15.19%) Wireless
5 23 (14.56%) TCP/IP
5 23 (14.56%) WAN
6 21 (13.29%) LAN
7 19 (12.03%) DNS
8 17 (10.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (7.59%) DHCP
10 11 (6.96%) BGP
10 11 (6.96%) OSPF
11 8 (5.06%) IPsec
12 7 (4.43%) SD-WAN
12 7 (4.43%) VLAN
12 7 (4.43%) VoIP
13 6 (3.80%) SAN
14 5 (3.16%) NAS
14 5 (3.16%) NGFW
15 4 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.16%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.06%) Git
2 8 (5.06%) Jasmine
2 8 (5.06%) NUnit
2 8 (5.06%) Selenium
2 8 (5.06%) Visual Studio Code
3 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.43%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (26.58%) Social Skills
2 23 (14.56%) Finance
3 15 (9.49%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.59%) Marketing
5 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.06%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (4.43%) Electronics
8 6 (3.80%) Manufacturing
9 5 (3.16%) Legal
9 5 (3.16%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.27%) Back Office
10 2 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (1.27%) Law
10 2 (1.27%) Local Government
10 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.63%) Games
11 1 (0.63%) Military
11 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (14.56%) IT Engineer
2 21 (13.29%) Architect
3 18 (11.39%) Lead
3 18 (11.39%) Network Engineer
4 17 (10.76%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.23%) Network Architect
5 13 (8.23%) Project Engineer
5 13 (8.23%) Security Manager
6 12 (7.59%) Security Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) IT Support
7 11 (6.96%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) Senior
8 10 (6.33%) Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) Business Development Manager
9 8 (5.06%) Consultant
9 8 (5.06%) Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Development Manager
9 8 (5.06%) Development Specialist
9 8 (5.06%) Sales Manager
9 8 (5.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.96%) ARM Templates
2 8 (5.06%) .NET
2 8 (5.06%) .NET Framework
2 8 (5.06%) ASP.NET
2 8 (5.06%) Entity Framework
2 8 (5.06%) RESTful
2 8 (5.06%) Web Services
3 7 (4.43%) .NET Core
3 7 (4.43%) CSS
3 7 (4.43%) HTML
3 7 (4.43%) HTML5
3 7 (4.43%) OpenID
4 6 (3.80%) LDAP
4 6 (3.80%) Middleware
5 4 (2.53%) YAML
6 3 (1.90%) Azure Blueprints
7 2 (1.27%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.39%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (10.13%) Onboarding
4 14 (8.86%) Data Centre
5 10 (6.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (4.43%) Operational Technology
7 5 (3.16%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 5 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.16%) PKI
8 4 (2.53%) Distributed Systems
8 4 (2.53%) Security Posture
9 3 (1.90%) Cyber Threat
9 3 (1.90%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.27%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (1.27%) Molecular Biology
11 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.63%) GNSS
11 1 (0.63%) Product Ownership
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.09%) Windows
2 14 (8.86%) Linux
3 12 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.43%) Android
4 7 (4.43%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.16%) VMS
6 4 (2.53%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.53%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.90%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.63%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.28%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (18.99%) Information Security
3 27 (17.09%) Computer Science
3 27 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (17.09%) Project Management
4 23 (14.56%) OWASP
4 23 (14.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 20 (12.66%) Software Engineering
6 19 (12.03%) ITIL
6 19 (12.03%) Mentoring
7 18 (11.39%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (11.39%) Security Management
8 15 (9.49%) DevOps
8 15 (9.49%) Project Delivery
8 15 (9.49%) Risk Management
8 15 (9.49%) Security Architecture
8 15 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.86%) Application Security
9 14 (8.86%) Infrastructure as Code
9 14 (8.86%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.39%) Python
2 17 (10.76%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.76%) SQL
3 13 (8.23%) Bicep
4 11 (6.96%) Bash
5 10 (6.33%) C#
6 8 (5.06%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.80%) C
8 4 (2.53%) C++
9 1 (0.63%) Ada
9 1 (0.63%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.63%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.63%) Groovy
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby
9 1 (0.63%) Rust
Qualifications
1 36 (22.78%) Degree
2 22 (13.92%) Security Cleared
3 21 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (12.66%) SC Cleared
5 15 (9.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (8.23%) CCNA
7 10 (6.33%) CISSP
8 9 (5.70%) MCP
9 8 (5.06%) CCIE
9 8 (5.06%) CISM
9 8 (5.06%) GIAC
9 8 (5.06%) GPEN
10 6 (3.80%) MCSA
11 5 (3.16%) CCNP
11 5 (3.16%) JNCIE
12 4 (2.53%) A+ Certification
12 4 (2.53%) Azure Certification
12 4 (2.53%) MCSE
13 3 (1.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.19%) NIST
2 19 (12.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (6.96%) COBIT
4 10 (6.33%) GDPR
5 8 (5.06%) GRC
5 8 (5.06%) PCI DSS
6 6 (3.80%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (3.80%) NIST 800
7 4 (2.53%) NCSC
8 3 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (1.90%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.27%) PMO
10 1 (0.63%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.63%) MISRA
10 1 (0.63%) SLA
10 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (23.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.33%) Docker
3 9 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.63%) NFS
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.23%) Terraform
2 11 (6.96%) Kubernetes
3 7 (4.43%) MIIS
4 6 (3.80%) Ansible
4 6 (3.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 6 (3.80%) Nessus
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.27%) WSUS
7 1 (0.63%) Autotask
7 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.63%) Progress Chef
7 1 (0.63%) Puppet
7 1 (0.63%) SCCM
7 1 (0.63%) Suricata
Vendors
1 44 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.09%) Cisco
3 18 (11.39%) Juniper
4 10 (6.33%) VMware
5 6 (3.80%) Qualys
6 5 (3.16%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.53%) Apple
7 4 (2.53%) F5
7 4 (2.53%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.53%) SAP
8 3 (1.90%) Sage
9 2 (1.27%) Citrix
9 2 (1.27%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.27%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.63%) Acronis
10 1 (0.63%) Aruba
10 1 (0.63%) Darktrace
10 1 (0.63%) Meraki
10 1 (0.63%) Splunk