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

Network Security
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 177 202
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 219 355 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 1.93% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 9.60% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 176 266 221
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2777 3699 4536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.91% 20.12% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 3002 3532
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 June 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 June 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 -4 78 £55,000 - 11
Surrey +23 35 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Oxfordshire +25 31 £46,250 -9.31% 1
Hampshire -21 27 £37,500 -16.66% 9
Kent +12 19 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Sussex +6 14 £46,000 +15.00%
Buckinghamshire -38 8 £48,000 -23.20% 2
East Sussex +1 7 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 309 (58.30%) Firewall
2 217 (40.94%) Cisco
3 183 (34.53%) Windows
4 160 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
5 143 (26.98%) Microsoft
6 142 (26.79%) WAN
7 141 (26.60%) CheckPoint
8 127 (23.96%) VPN
9 125 (23.58%) LAN
10 118 (22.26%) Palo Alto
11 117 (22.08%) Juniper
12 110 (20.75%) Linux
13 104 (19.62%) DNS
14 95 (17.92%) Information Security
15 93 (17.55%) Windows Server
16 89 (16.79%) CCNP
17 82 (15.47%) ITIL
18 81 (15.28%) TCP/IP
19 79 (14.91%) F5
20 73 (13.77%) Wireless
21 71 (13.40%) CCNA
21 71 (13.40%) Active Directory
22 69 (13.02%) MPLS
22 69 (13.02%) Fortinet
23 68 (12.83%) BGP
24 67 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
25 64 (12.08%) Blue Coat
26 63 (11.89%) Data Centre
27 61 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
28 60 (11.32%) Kalman Filter

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 28 (5.28%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.51%) CMS
6 5 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.75%) IIS
8 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 55 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (6.60%) MS Visio
3 29 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (5.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (6.79%) Office 365
4 19 (3.58%) SaaS
5 18 (3.40%) Amazon S3
6 17 (3.21%) Amazon ELB
6 17 (3.21%) Amazon SQS
7 14 (2.64%) IaaS
8 12 (2.26%) PaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.19%) GitHub
10 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 309 (58.30%) Firewall
2 142 (26.79%) WAN
3 127 (23.96%) VPN
4 125 (23.58%) LAN
5 104 (19.62%) DNS
6 81 (15.28%) TCP/IP
7 73 (13.77%) Wireless
8 69 (13.02%) MPLS
9 68 (12.83%) BGP
10 67 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
11 60 (11.32%) OSPF
12 57 (10.75%) DHCP
13 48 (9.06%) Ethernet
14 45 (8.49%) Internet
14 45 (8.49%) VoIP
15 37 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
15 37 (6.98%) VLAN
16 33 (6.23%) SSL
17 32 (6.04%) SNMP
18 27 (5.09%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.72%) MySQL
3 14 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.70%) Big Data
7 8 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.94%) InfluxDB
9 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.57%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.57%) Redis
11 2 (0.38%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.38%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.19%) DataStax
12 1 (0.19%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 17 (3.21%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.83%) Metasploit
3 12 (2.26%) Vagrant
4 11 (2.08%) WinDbg
5 10 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.32%) Subversion
7 3 (0.57%) GitLab
7 3 (0.57%) JIRA
8 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 39 (7.36%) Finance
2 33 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.53%) Digital Economy
4 15 (2.83%) Legal
5 12 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.26%) Retail
6 11 (2.08%) Back Office
7 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.75%) Automotive
8 4 (0.75%) Billing
9 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.57%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 165 (31.13%) Network Engineer
2 140 (26.42%) Security Engineer
3 81 (15.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 53 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 48 (9.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 42 (7.92%) Consultant
7 40 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 39 (7.36%) Juniper Engineer
9 37 (6.98%) Administrator
10 36 (6.79%) Analyst
11 34 (6.42%) Security Consultant
12 32 (6.04%) Senior Network Engineer
13 31 (5.85%) IT Engineer
14 29 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
15 26 (4.91%) IT Security Engineer
16 25 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
17 23 (4.34%) Support Engineer
18 22 (4.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 21 (3.96%) Security Analyst
20 20 (3.77%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.85%) Web Services
2 21 (3.96%) .NET
3 20 (3.77%) 802.1X
4 17 (3.21%) WCF
4 17 (3.21%) XML
5 11 (2.08%) HTML
6 3 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.57%) Node.js
6 3 (0.57%) POSIX
6 3 (0.57%) React
7 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.38%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.38%) WAP
7 2 (0.38%) WinForms
7 2 (0.38%) WPF
8 1 (0.19%) JSON
8 1 (0.19%) OAuth
8 1 (0.19%) RESTful
8 1 (0.19%) SAML
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.89%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 37 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 35 (6.60%) Driving Licence
4 27 (5.09%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.02%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.89%) Replication
8 8 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (1.51%) PKI
9 7 (1.32%) CESG
10 6 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.75%) CCTV
12 4 (0.75%) e-Health
13 3 (0.57%) Blog
13 3 (0.57%) Clustering
13 3 (0.57%) Life Science
13 3 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 183 (34.53%) Windows
2 110 (20.75%) Linux
3 93 (17.55%) Windows Server
4 45 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (6.04%) Unix
7 18 (3.40%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.70%) Mac OS X
8 9 (1.70%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.32%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.13%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.75%) CentOS
11 4 (0.75%) Debian
11 4 (0.75%) Solaris
11 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.19%) AIX
13 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (17.92%) Information Security
2 82 (15.47%) ITIL
3 60 (11.32%) Kalman Filter
4 54 (10.19%) Cybersecurity
5 52 (9.81%) Risk Management
6 51 (9.62%) Security Operations
7 46 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (8.68%) Security Management
8 43 (8.11%) SIEM
9 41 (7.74%) Project Management
10 40 (7.55%) Network Design
11 38 (7.17%) Presales
12 37 (6.98%) Security Architecture
13 35 (6.60%) Change Management
14 30 (5.66%) DevOps
15 28 (5.28%) Network Management
16 25 (4.72%) Mentoring
16 25 (4.72%) Penetration Testing
16 25 (4.72%) Service Management
17 24 (4.53%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.30%) SQL
2 33 (6.23%) PowerShell
3 31 (5.85%) Python
4 25 (4.72%) C++
5 23 (4.34%) C#
5 23 (4.34%) Java
6 14 (2.64%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.45%) VBScript
8 11 (2.08%) C
9 9 (1.70%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.70%) Perl
9 9 (1.70%) Ruby
10 6 (1.13%) Go
11 3 (0.57%) Scala
12 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.19%) Rust
13 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 160 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (16.79%) CCNP
3 71 (13.40%) CCNA
4 57 (10.75%) Security Cleared
5 47 (8.87%) Degree
6 43 (8.11%) CCSE
7 42 (7.92%) CISSP
8 36 (6.79%) CCIE
8 36 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (6.60%) SC Cleared
10 29 (5.47%) JNCIS
11 28 (5.28%) MCSE
12 26 (4.91%) CEH
13 25 (4.72%) CCIE Service Provider
13 25 (4.72%) CCSP
14 20 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (3.21%) DV Cleared
16 16 (3.02%) CREST Certified
16 16 (3.02%) MCSA
16 16 (3.02%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (8.87%) SLA
3 25 (4.72%) PCI DSS
4 15 (2.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (2.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (1.13%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.13%) QA
7 5 (0.94%) PMO
8 4 (0.75%) SSAE 16
9 3 (0.57%) FISMA
10 2 (0.38%) COBIT
10 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 71 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.09%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.15%) ProxySG
5 21 (3.96%) Docker
6 16 (3.02%) vSphere
7 11 (2.08%) ISA Server
7 11 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.32%) XenApp
9 4 (0.75%) KVM
9 4 (0.75%) NFS
9 4 (0.75%) Xen
10 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.38%) Firmware
12 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (4.34%) Puppet
2 15 (2.83%) Nessus
3 14 (2.64%) SCOM
4 11 (2.08%) SCCM
4 11 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (1.70%) Nagios
6 8 (1.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (1.32%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.13%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.94%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.75%) Ansible
10 4 (0.75%) Grafana
11 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.57%) Terraform
12 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 217 (40.94%) Cisco
2 143 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 141 (26.60%) CheckPoint
4 118 (22.26%) Palo Alto
5 117 (22.08%) Juniper
6 79 (14.91%) F5
7 69 (13.02%) Fortinet
8 64 (12.08%) Blue Coat
9 56 (10.57%) HP
10 55 (10.38%) VMware
11 33 (6.23%) Sourcefire
12 30 (5.66%) McAfee
13 27 (5.09%) Imperva
14 22 (4.15%) Meraki
15 20 (3.77%) Proofpoint
15 20 (3.77%) SolarWinds
15 20 (3.77%) TippingPoint
16 19 (3.58%) Citrix
17 18 (3.40%) Forcepoint
18 14 (2.64%) Dell
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £150 per day chargeable consultancy
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hastings, Sussex
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: + Excellent benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Flexi Time + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable- Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £350 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, certification
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 24 days ago