Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 173 236
Rank change year-on-year +18 +63 -37
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 204 189 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.03% 1.79% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.00% 10.27% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 156 157 103
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -4.60%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.31% -1.30% +9.38%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,855 1,841 2,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.49% 17.41% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,495 1,509 1,839
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,050 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in the South West

Network Security
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Network Security in the South West

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in the South West over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the South West

Network Security
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Wiltshire 0 43 £45,000 - 5
Bristol -11 42 £45,000 -11.76% 3
Gloucestershire +12 32 £46,000 -5.64% 6
Dorset -16 26 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Somerset +20 23 £41,000 -3.53% 4
Devon +12 8 £75,000 +158.62% 1
Cornwall - 7 £37,000 -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 136 (66.67%) Firewall
2 116 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 107 (52.45%) Windows
4 83 (40.69%) ITIL
4 83 (40.69%) Security Cleared
4 83 (40.69%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (34.80%) Linux
6 64 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (29.90%) CCNA
8 59 (28.92%) Windows Server
9 58 (28.43%) Active Directory
10 52 (25.49%) Hyper-V
11 51 (25.00%) Degree
12 47 (23.04%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (23.04%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (22.55%) TCP/IP
13 46 (22.55%) Intrusion Detection
14 45 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 44 (21.57%) DNS
16 42 (20.59%) SharePoint
16 42 (20.59%) DV Cleared
17 41 (20.10%) PowerShell
17 41 (20.10%) DHCP
17 41 (20.10%) SQL Server
17 41 (20.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 40 (19.61%) Virtual Desktop
18 40 (19.61%) ITIL V3
18 40 (19.61%) Proactive Management
18 40 (19.61%) CISSP
18 40 (19.61%) McAfee

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 42 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.35%) Apache
3 4 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.04%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.24%) Office 365
3 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.96%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (66.67%) Firewall
2 46 (22.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 46 (22.55%) TCP/IP
3 44 (21.57%) DNS
4 41 (20.10%) DHCP
5 31 (15.20%) SMTP
6 30 (14.71%) DMZ
6 30 (14.71%) FTP
6 30 (14.71%) HTTP
6 30 (14.71%) X.400
7 19 (9.31%) LAN
8 17 (8.33%) HTTPS
9 16 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (7.35%) WAN
11 13 (6.37%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (5.88%) Kerberos
12 12 (5.88%) LDAP
13 10 (4.90%) SAN
13 10 (4.90%) VPN
14 8 (3.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.35%) MySQL
3 11 (5.39%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.47%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.47%) HBase
5 1 (0.49%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (10.78%) Finance
2 13 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.94%) Electronics
4 6 (2.94%) Marketing
5 4 (1.96%) Advertising
5 4 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.47%) Games
6 3 (1.47%) Military
7 1 (0.49%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 62 (30.39%) Network Engineer
2 47 (23.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (15.20%) Security Engineer
4 24 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 24 (11.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (11.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 22 (10.78%) Network Security Engineer
7 17 (8.33%) Analyst
8 16 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
9 15 (7.35%) Developer
9 15 (7.35%) PHP Developer
9 15 (7.35%) PHP Web Developer
9 15 (7.35%) Support Engineer
9 15 (7.35%) Web Developer
10 13 (6.37%) Security Analyst
11 12 (5.88%) Administrator
11 12 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
11 12 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (5.39%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.63%) Web Services
2 15 (7.35%) CSS
2 15 (7.35%) HTML
2 15 (7.35%) JSON
2 15 (7.35%) LAMP
3 5 (2.45%) React
4 3 (1.47%) Middleware
5 2 (0.98%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.98%) OpenDaylight
6 1 (0.49%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 83 (40.69%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (20.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 32 (15.69%) CESG
4 24 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.43%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.96%) FMCG
7 4 (1.96%) Life Science
8 3 (1.47%) PKI
8 3 (1.47%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.98%) iPad
10 1 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.49%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.49%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 107 (52.45%) Windows
2 71 (34.80%) Linux
3 59 (28.92%) Windows Server
4 45 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (8.82%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.45%) Unix
8 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.98%) CentOS
9 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.69%) ITIL
2 47 (23.04%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (19.61%) ITIL V3
3 40 (19.61%) ITSM
3 40 (19.61%) Proactive Management
3 40 (19.61%) Problem Management
3 40 (19.61%) Service Delivery
3 40 (19.61%) Service Management
4 30 (14.71%) Infrastructure Management
4 30 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 30 (14.71%) Virtual Environments
5 28 (13.73%) Data Loss Prevention
6 26 (12.75%) Threat Detection
7 24 (11.76%) Boundary Protection
7 24 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
8 16 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (7.35%) MVC
9 15 (7.35%) SIEM
9 15 (7.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.10%) PowerShell
2 15 (7.35%) JavaScript
2 15 (7.35%) PHP
3 5 (2.45%) Clojure
3 5 (2.45%) Python
3 5 (2.45%) Scala
3 5 (2.45%) SQL
4 3 (1.47%) Go
4 3 (1.47%) Haskell
5 2 (0.98%) C
5 2 (0.98%) Perl
5 2 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (40.69%) Security Cleared
2 64 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (29.90%) CCNA
4 51 (25.00%) Degree
5 42 (20.59%) DV Cleared
6 40 (19.61%) CISSP
7 38 (18.63%) SC Cleared
8 30 (14.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (7.35%) CCNP
11 7 (3.43%) MCSE
12 4 (1.96%) CCA
12 4 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.96%) SANS
12 4 (1.96%) SSCP
13 3 (1.47%) GCIA
13 3 (1.47%) GIAC
13 3 (1.47%) GSEC
13 3 (1.47%) MCSA
13 3 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.94%) QA
2 5 (2.45%) GCP
2 5 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (28.43%) Active Directory
2 52 (25.49%) Hyper-V
3 40 (19.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 32 (15.69%) vSphere
5 24 (11.76%) BitLocker
6 14 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (4.41%) Docker
8 5 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.47%) HDFS
10 2 (0.98%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (19.61%) SCCM
2 24 (11.76%) SCOM
2 24 (11.76%) SCVMM
3 16 (7.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (2.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (2.45%) Nagios
4 5 (2.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.47%) Cacti
5 3 (1.47%) Nexpose
5 3 (1.47%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.98%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.98%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (0.98%) Graphite
6 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.98%) Puppet
6 2 (0.98%) QRadar
7 1 (0.49%) Ansible
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 116 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 40 (19.61%) McAfee
3 34 (16.67%) Cisco
4 19 (9.31%) VMware
5 13 (6.37%) F5
6 9 (4.41%) LogRhythm
6 9 (4.41%) Meraki
7 7 (3.43%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.43%) Cloudera
7 7 (3.43%) Hitachi
7 7 (3.43%) NETGEAR
8 6 (2.94%) SAP
9 5 (2.45%) Palo Alto
9 5 (2.45%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.96%) Dell
10 4 (1.96%) Juniper
10 4 (1.96%) NetApp
10 4 (1.96%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.47%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.47%) Siemens