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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / South East
Rank 144 166 194
Rank change year-on-year +22 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 311 383 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.11% 2.00% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% 9.11% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 257 295 224
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £37,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2916 4205 4458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.82% 21.94% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2369 3569 3413
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -6 81 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Hampshire +21 76 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Surrey +9 49 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Kent +44 33 £41,500 +0.60% 1
East Sussex +19 31 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Oxfordshire -19 19 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Sussex +12 9 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £60,000 +34.83% 5
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Middlesex +5 2 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 401 (64.78%) Firewall
2 286 (46.20%) Cisco
3 217 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
4 204 (32.96%) CheckPoint
5 193 (31.18%) Windows
6 178 (28.76%) LAN
7 171 (27.63%) WAN
8 155 (25.04%) Juniper
9 148 (23.91%) Microsoft
10 146 (23.59%) Palo Alto
11 145 (23.42%) VPN
12 137 (22.13%) DNS
13 136 (21.97%) CCNP
14 117 (18.90%) CCNA
15 108 (17.45%) Linux
16 106 (17.12%) Wireless
17 100 (16.16%) MPLS
18 99 (15.99%) Information Security
19 95 (15.35%) Cisco ASA
20 94 (15.19%) F5
21 93 (15.02%) Data Centre
21 93 (15.02%) TCP/IP
22 86 (13.89%) Active Directory
23 84 (13.57%) ITIL
24 80 (12.92%) Kalman Filter
25 79 (12.76%) Network Design
26 74 (11.95%) Windows Server
27 71 (11.47%) Fortinet
28 67 (10.82%) Blue Coat
28 67 (10.82%) DHCP

Network Security
Top Related 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 24 (3.88%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.62%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.45%) CMS
5 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 54 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 43 (6.95%) MS Office
3 27 (4.36%) MS Visio
4 25 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (5.65%) Office 365
3 32 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.75%) SaaS
5 8 (1.29%) IaaS
5 8 (1.29%) PaaS
6 6 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 401 (64.78%) Firewall
2 178 (28.76%) LAN
3 171 (27.63%) WAN
4 145 (23.42%) VPN
5 137 (22.13%) DNS
6 106 (17.12%) Wireless
7 100 (16.16%) MPLS
8 95 (15.35%) Cisco ASA
9 93 (15.02%) TCP/IP
10 67 (10.82%) DHCP
11 63 (10.18%) BGP
12 59 (9.53%) OSPF
13 53 (8.56%) VoIP
14 50 (8.08%) Ethernet
15 48 (7.75%) Internet
16 42 (6.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 41 (6.62%) Intrusion Detection
17 41 (6.62%) SNMP
18 39 (6.30%) VLAN
19 35 (5.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.07%) MySQL
3 14 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.29%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.81%) InfluxDB
9 4 (0.65%) Big Data
10 3 (0.48%) DB2
11 2 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.16%) DataStax
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.16%) UniData
Development Applications
1 17 (2.75%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.94%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.13%) WinDbg
4 6 (0.97%) Subversion
5 2 (0.32%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Maven
6 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (6.62%) Finance
2 40 (6.46%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.42%) Games
3 15 (2.42%) Legal
4 14 (2.26%) Marketing
5 10 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.13%) Back Office
7 6 (0.97%) Retail
8 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.32%) Automotive
10 2 (0.32%) Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 202 (32.63%) Network Engineer
2 140 (22.62%) Security Engineer
3 76 (12.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 57 (9.21%) Analyst
4 57 (9.21%) Cisco Engineer
5 51 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 50 (8.08%) Juniper Engineer
6 50 (8.08%) Support Engineer
7 45 (7.27%) Security Analyst
8 44 (7.11%) Firewall Engineer
9 42 (6.79%) Architect
9 42 (6.79%) Senior Security Engineer
10 39 (6.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 34 (5.49%) Consultant
12 33 (5.33%) NOC Engineer
13 32 (5.17%) IT Engineer
14 31 (5.01%) Senior Network Engineer
15 29 (4.68%) Administrator
15 29 (4.68%) Security Architect
16 28 (4.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.88%) Web Services
2 21 (3.39%) .NET
2 21 (3.39%) 802.1X
3 17 (2.75%) XML
4 16 (2.58%) WCF
5 13 (2.10%) HTML
6 6 (0.97%) SAML
7 5 (0.81%) OAuth2
7 5 (0.81%) OpenID
7 5 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.48%) CSS
8 3 (0.48%) POSIX
8 3 (0.48%) RESTful
8 3 (0.48%) WinForms
9 2 (0.32%) iBATIS
9 2 (0.32%) J2EE
9 2 (0.32%) Middleware
9 2 (0.32%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.32%) Spring
9 2 (0.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (15.02%) Data Centre
2 45 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 28 (4.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 24 (3.88%) Driving Licence
6 18 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.10%) CESG
7 13 (2.10%) PKI
8 9 (1.45%) e-Health
9 8 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (1.13%) iPad
10 7 (1.13%) Replication
10 7 (1.13%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.65%) Blog
12 4 (0.65%) CCTV
12 4 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 193 (31.18%) Windows
2 108 (17.45%) Linux
3 74 (11.95%) Windows Server
4 36 (5.82%) Unix
5 34 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.58%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.10%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.45%) CentOS
9 9 (1.45%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.97%) Solaris
11 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.97%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.65%) Debian
13 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.32%) Android
14 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (15.99%) Information Security
2 84 (13.57%) ITIL
3 80 (12.92%) Kalman Filter
4 79 (12.76%) Network Design
5 59 (9.53%) Risk Management
6 54 (8.72%) Presales
7 50 (8.08%) Security Operations
8 48 (7.75%) SIEM
9 47 (7.59%) Security Management
10 42 (6.79%) Network Management
11 41 (6.62%) Network Monitoring
12 38 (6.14%) Load Balancing
13 36 (5.82%) Project Management
14 35 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (5.49%) Security Architecture
16 30 (4.85%) Cybersecurity
16 30 (4.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 26 (4.20%) Network Architecture
17 26 (4.20%) Vulnerability Management
18 25 (4.04%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.30%) SQL
2 34 (5.49%) Python
3 29 (4.68%) Java
4 21 (3.39%) C#
5 19 (3.07%) C++
5 19 (3.07%) PowerShell
6 11 (1.78%) Perl
7 10 (1.62%) Ruby
8 9 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.45%) C
8 9 (1.45%) VBScript
9 8 (1.29%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 217 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (21.97%) CCNP
3 117 (18.90%) CCNA
4 67 (10.82%) CCIE
5 55 (8.89%) CCSE
6 51 (8.24%) Security Cleared
7 42 (6.79%) Degree
8 41 (6.62%) CISSP
9 35 (5.65%) CCSP
10 31 (5.01%) SC Cleared
11 30 (4.85%) JNCIS
12 29 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (3.72%) MCSE
14 21 (3.39%) CCSA
14 21 (3.39%) DV Cleared
15 19 (3.07%) Check Point Certification
16 16 (2.58%) CCDP
17 14 (2.26%) CEH
17 14 (2.26%) CISM
18 13 (2.10%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.43%) SLA
2 43 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.75%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.81%) HIPAA
4 5 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.48%) COBIT
5 3 (0.48%) FISMA
5 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.48%) QA
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) COSO
System Software
1 86 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.20%) ProxySG
4 24 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.26%) Docker
6 11 (1.78%) vSphere
7 10 (1.62%) Firmware
7 10 (1.62%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.13%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.65%) KVM
9 4 (0.65%) NFS
9 4 (0.65%) Xen
9 4 (0.65%) XenApp
10 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (4.36%) SCCM
2 26 (4.20%) FortiGate
3 22 (3.55%) Puppet
4 20 (3.23%) SCOM
5 15 (2.42%) Nessus
6 12 (1.94%) Nagios
7 9 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (1.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (1.13%) Ansible
9 7 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.13%) Salt
10 6 (0.97%) QRadar
11 5 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (0.81%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.65%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.48%) Graphite
13 3 (0.48%) Kibana
Vendors
1 286 (46.20%) Cisco
2 204 (32.96%) CheckPoint
3 155 (25.04%) Juniper
4 148 (23.91%) Microsoft
5 146 (23.59%) Palo Alto
6 94 (15.19%) F5
7 71 (11.47%) Fortinet
8 67 (10.82%) Blue Coat
9 60 (9.69%) HP
10 57 (9.21%) VMware
11 35 (5.65%) Intel Security
12 29 (4.68%) Imperva
12 29 (4.68%) Sourcefire
13 24 (3.88%) Proofpoint
14 22 (3.55%) TippingPoint
15 21 (3.39%) SolarWinds
16 20 (3.23%) Meraki
17 19 (3.07%) Forcepoint
18 18 (2.91%) Aruba
18 18 (2.91%) Citrix
Kent
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Other Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Fleet
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 27 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Worthing
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: £65000-75000 p/a
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 20 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Wantage
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago