Period
to 17 January 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 156 176
Rank change year-on-year -59 +20 +64
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 105 204 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.08% 2.03% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 11.03% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82 156 157
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,125 £68,750 £71,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,820
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.31% -1.30%

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 1,432 1,850 1,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.67% 18.44% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,097 1,491 1,504
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 2019.

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 2019. 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
Dorset +20 34 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Gloucestershire +11 23 £56,500 +22.83% 3
Wiltshire -28 20 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Bristol -14 18 £45,000 - 5
Somerset -4 8 £57,500 +40.24% 4
Devon -4 2 £39,750 -47.00%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 47 (44.76%) Linux
2 34 (32.38%) Firewall
3 32 (30.48%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (28.57%) Windows
5 29 (27.62%) Cisco
6 28 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (25.71%) Security Cleared
8 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
9 24 (22.86%) MVC
9 24 (22.86%) LAMP
9 24 (22.86%) OOP
9 24 (22.86%) Apache
9 24 (22.86%) HTML
9 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
9 24 (22.86%) PHP
9 24 (22.86%) MySQL
9 24 (22.86%) CSS
9 24 (22.86%) ITIL
10 23 (21.90%) CCNA
10 23 (21.90%) VMware
11 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
11 20 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (18.10%) CCNP
13 17 (16.19%) DevOps
14 16 (15.24%) Telecoms
15 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
15 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 15 (14.29%) Web Development
15 15 (14.29%) JSON
16 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

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 24 (22.86%) Apache
2 7 (6.67%) Anypoint
2 7 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.90%) nginx
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.52%) Office 365
3 9 (8.57%) SaaS
4 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.86%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.90%) IaaS
6 2 (1.90%) PaaS
7 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.95%) G Suite
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.38%) Firewall
2 13 (12.38%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (9.52%) WAN
4 9 (8.57%) LAN
5 8 (7.62%) Wireshark
6 7 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (6.67%) DHCP
6 7 (6.67%) DNS
6 7 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (6.67%) TACACS
6 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.67%) tcpdump
7 5 (4.76%) VPN
7 5 (4.76%) Wireless
8 3 (2.86%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.86%) IPsec
8 3 (2.86%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (1.90%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) MySQL
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.95%) Big Data
3 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.90%) GitLab
3 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (15.24%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.52%) Finance
3 7 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
4 1 (0.95%) Automotive
4 1 (0.95%) Billing
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (23.81%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) PHP Developer
3 19 (18.10%) Network Engineer
4 17 (16.19%) Security Engineer
5 15 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 12 (11.43%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce Developer
7 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 11 (10.48%) PHP Web Developer
8 9 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.67%) Administrator
11 6 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) DevOps Manager
11 6 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.86%) CSS
1 24 (22.86%) HTML
1 24 (22.86%) LAMP
2 15 (14.29%) JSON
3 14 (13.33%) Web Services
4 9 (8.57%) Laravel
4 9 (8.57%) Node.js
4 9 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (5.71%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.90%) Middleware
7 1 (0.95%) Apache NiFi
7 1 (0.95%) CGI
7 1 (0.95%) JDBC
7 1 (0.95%) Kafka
7 1 (0.95%) ODBC
7 1 (0.95%) OLE DB
7 1 (0.95%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) PKI
5 2 (1.90%) CMDB
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) Clustering
6 1 (0.95%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.95%) Fintech
6 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (44.76%) Linux
2 30 (28.57%) Windows
3 11 (10.48%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) ITIL
1 24 (22.86%) MVC
1 24 (22.86%) OOP
2 20 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (16.19%) DevOps
4 15 (14.29%) Web Development
5 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.48%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (10.48%) Server Virtualisation
8 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.62%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (7.62%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
11 7 (6.67%) Load Balancing
11 7 (6.67%) OO
11 7 (6.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
1 24 (22.86%) PHP
2 13 (12.38%) Python
3 12 (11.43%) C
4 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.57%) PHP 7
6 8 (7.62%) C++
6 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.67%) Embedded C
7 7 (6.67%) Embedded C++
7 7 (6.67%) Tcl
8 3 (2.86%) Ruby
9 2 (1.90%) SQL
10 1 (0.95%) Java
10 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (25.71%) Security Cleared
3 23 (21.90%) CCNA
4 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 19 (18.10%) CCNP
6 10 (9.52%) Degree
6 10 (9.52%) DV Cleared
7 7 (6.67%) CCSA
7 7 (6.67%) CCSE
8 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.86%) MCITP
9 3 (2.86%) MCTS
9 3 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.86%) Novell Certification
10 2 (1.90%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.90%) CISSP
10 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.90%) MBA
11 1 (0.95%) CISA
11 1 (0.95%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.95%) COBIT
4 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.67%) VMware NSX
4 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.71%) vSphere
5 3 (2.86%) Docker
5 3 (2.86%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.95%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.95%) HDFS
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) ArcSight ESM
1 7 (6.67%) CloudHub
2 4 (3.81%) Ansible
3 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.90%) SCCM
4 2 (1.90%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.95%) Oozie
5 1 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.95%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Cisco
2 23 (21.90%) VMware
3 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.62%) F5
6 7 (6.67%) ArcSight
6 7 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 7 (6.67%) MuleSoft
7 6 (5.71%) HP
8 5 (4.76%) Juniper
8 5 (4.76%) Meraki
9 4 (3.81%) WSO2
10 3 (2.86%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.86%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.86%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.90%) Apple
11 2 (1.90%) Citrix
11 2 (1.90%) Dell
11 2 (1.90%) NetApp
11 2 (1.90%) Splunk