Period
to 25 November 2017

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

Network Security
England > South West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 174 217
Rank change year-on-year +6 +43 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 186 178 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.82% 1.63% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 8.88% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 167 157 110
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +3.00% +5.26%

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 1808 2005 2246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.73% 18.39% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1646 1972
South West median annual salary £40,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.33% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £63,750
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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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
Bristol -8 54 £44,000 -13.73% 3
Wiltshire +13 35 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Gloucestershire -1 33 £46,000 -3.16% 1
Dorset +6 22 £30,000 +7.14% 2
Somerset +6 18 £42,000 -10.82%
Devon +11 7 £75,000 +156.41%
Cornwall - 7 £37,000 -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 West region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 121 (65.05%) Firewall
2 94 (50.54%) Microsoft
3 91 (48.92%) Windows
4 67 (36.02%) Security Cleared
5 61 (32.80%) ITIL
6 59 (31.72%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (31.72%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (31.18%) Linux
8 56 (30.11%) CCNA
9 51 (27.42%) Windows Server
10 46 (24.73%) DV Cleared
11 45 (24.19%) Active Directory
12 44 (23.66%) DNS
13 43 (23.12%) Cisco
13 43 (23.12%) CISSP
14 41 (22.04%) Degree
15 39 (20.97%) Hyper-V
16 38 (20.43%) DHCP
17 37 (19.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (19.35%) TCP/IP
19 35 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
20 34 (18.28%) vSphere
21 33 (17.74%) SC Cleared
22 32 (17.20%) Intrusion Detection
22 32 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
23 30 (16.13%) VMware
24 29 (15.59%) SharePoint
25 28 (15.05%) SQL Server
25 28 (15.05%) Service Delivery
25 28 (15.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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 29 (15.59%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.91%) Apache
3 4 (2.15%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.22%) Office 365
3 17 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (65.05%) Firewall
2 44 (23.66%) DNS
3 38 (20.43%) DHCP
4 36 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 32 (17.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 27 (14.52%) LAN
7 25 (13.44%) HTTP
8 24 (12.90%) SMTP
8 24 (12.90%) WAN
9 22 (11.83%) DMZ
9 22 (11.83%) FTP
9 22 (11.83%) X.400
10 21 (11.29%) VPN
11 14 (7.53%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (6.99%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (4.84%) SAN
13 9 (4.84%) Software-Defined Networking
14 8 (4.30%) Kerberos
14 8 (4.30%) LDAP
14 8 (4.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.91%) MySQL
3 7 (3.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (11.29%) Finance
2 11 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.15%) Advertising
4 4 (2.15%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.15%) Electronics
4 4 (2.15%) Marketing
5 3 (1.61%) Games
5 3 (1.61%) Military
6 1 (0.54%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 65 (34.95%) Network Engineer
2 45 (24.19%) Security Engineer
3 31 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 26 (13.98%) Analyst
5 23 (12.37%) Security Analyst
6 21 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (8.60%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (8.60%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.91%) Developer
10 11 (5.91%) PHP Developer
10 11 (5.91%) PHP Web Developer
10 11 (5.91%) Web Developer
10 11 (5.91%) Wintel Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 8 (4.30%) Information Analyst
13 8 (4.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 8 (4.30%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.52%) Web Services
2 11 (5.91%) CSS
2 11 (5.91%) HTML
2 11 (5.91%) JSON
2 11 (5.91%) LAMP
3 3 (1.61%) Middleware
4 2 (1.08%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.08%) OpenDaylight
4 2 (1.08%) React
5 1 (0.54%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 59 (31.72%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (15.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 27 (14.52%) CESG
4 16 (8.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (5.91%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.69%) iPad
6 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.15%) FMCG
7 4 (2.15%) Life Science
8 3 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.61%) PKI
8 3 (1.61%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.54%) Clustering
10 1 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.54%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 91 (48.92%) Windows
2 58 (31.18%) Linux
3 51 (27.42%) Windows Server
4 37 (19.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.99%) Windows 10
7 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.69%) Unix
10 2 (1.08%) CentOS
10 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.80%) ITIL
2 32 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (15.05%) Service Delivery
4 27 (14.52%) ITIL V3
4 27 (14.52%) ITSM
4 27 (14.52%) Proactive Management
4 27 (14.52%) Problem Management
4 27 (14.52%) Service Management
5 25 (13.44%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (12.90%) Information Security
7 22 (11.83%) Infrastructure Management
7 22 (11.83%) Root Cause Analysis
7 22 (11.83%) Virtual Environments
8 20 (10.75%) Data Loss Prevention
9 17 (9.14%) Ethical Hacking
10 16 (8.60%) Boundary Protection
10 16 (8.60%) Network Virtualisation
10 16 (8.60%) Threat Detection
11 15 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (8.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.52%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.91%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.91%) PHP
3 5 (2.69%) C
3 5 (2.69%) SQL
4 4 (2.15%) Python
5 2 (1.08%) Clojure
5 2 (1.08%) Go
5 2 (1.08%) Haskell
5 2 (1.08%) Perl
5 2 (1.08%) Ruby
5 2 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (36.02%) Security Cleared
2 59 (31.72%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (30.11%) CCNA
4 46 (24.73%) DV Cleared
5 43 (23.12%) CISSP
6 41 (22.04%) Degree
7 33 (17.74%) SC Cleared
8 24 (12.90%) CCNP
9 22 (11.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 17 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (6.99%) SSCP
12 12 (6.45%) SANS
13 8 (4.30%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (3.76%) CISM
14 7 (3.76%) Novell Certification
14 7 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (2.69%) CESG Certified Professional
15 5 (2.69%) GCIA
15 5 (2.69%) GSEC
16 4 (2.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.99%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.69%) QA
4 4 (2.15%) SLA
5 3 (1.61%) GCP
System Software
1 45 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 39 (20.97%) Hyper-V
3 34 (18.28%) vSphere
4 27 (14.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 26 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (8.60%) BitLocker
7 10 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.76%) Docker
9 4 (2.15%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (14.52%) SCCM
2 16 (8.60%) SCOM
2 16 (8.60%) SCVMM
3 11 (5.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (2.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (2.69%) Nagios
4 5 (2.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 4 (2.15%) QRadar
6 3 (1.61%) Cacti
6 3 (1.61%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (1.08%) Graphite
7 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.08%) Puppet
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 94 (50.54%) Microsoft
2 43 (23.12%) Cisco
3 30 (16.13%) VMware
4 27 (14.52%) McAfee
5 13 (6.99%) F5
6 10 (5.38%) Dell
6 10 (5.38%) SonicWALL
7 9 (4.84%) LogRhythm
8 8 (4.30%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.76%) Cloudera
9 7 (3.76%) Hitachi
9 7 (3.76%) Meraki
9 7 (3.76%) NETGEAR
10 6 (3.23%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.69%) Juniper
11 5 (2.69%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.15%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.15%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.15%) SAP
12 4 (2.15%) Splunk