Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 180 179
Rank change year-on-year -34 -1 +47
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 109 182 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.08% 1.77% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 10.14% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85 164 158
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.73%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,325 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,900 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,250 £51,500
% change year-on-year +9.45% -2.43% +3.00%

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 1,552 1,795 2,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.43% 17.48% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,222 1,477 1,649
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £23,500
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 18 November 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 18 November 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
Gloucestershire +12 31 £41,250 -10.33% 2
Wiltshire -11 28 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Bristol -19 21 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Dorset -8 16 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Somerset +21 6 £57,500 +36.90% 2
Devon +5 3 £29,500 -60.67%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 51 (46.79%) Linux
2 40 (36.70%) Security Cleared
3 39 (35.78%) Firewall
4 35 (32.11%) Windows
5 34 (31.19%) ITIL
5 34 (31.19%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (21.10%) Python
6 23 (21.10%) Cisco
7 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
8 21 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (19.27%) VMware
9 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
10 18 (16.51%) DV Cleared
10 18 (16.51%) Degree
10 18 (16.51%) C
11 17 (15.60%) Information Security
11 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
12 16 (14.68%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (13.76%) DevOps
13 15 (13.76%) PowerShell
13 15 (13.76%) LAMP
13 15 (13.76%) MVC
13 15 (13.76%) Finance
13 15 (13.76%) HTML
13 15 (13.76%) MySQL
13 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
13 15 (13.76%) PHP
13 15 (13.76%) CSS
13 15 (13.76%) Apache

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 15 (13.76%) Apache
2 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) nginx
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (31.19%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.09%) Office 365
4 9 (8.26%) SaaS
5 8 (7.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (6.42%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (6.42%) Amazon S3
7 6 (5.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.83%) IaaS
8 2 (1.83%) PaaS
9 1 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.92%) G Suite
9 1 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 39 (35.78%) Firewall
2 11 (10.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (9.17%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (7.34%) IPsec
5 7 (6.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (6.42%) Ethernet
5 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.42%) WAN
5 7 (6.42%) Wireshark
6 6 (5.50%) DHCP
6 6 (5.50%) DNS
6 6 (5.50%) LAN
6 6 (5.50%) VPN
7 5 (4.59%) tcpdump
7 5 (4.59%) Wireless
8 4 (3.67%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (3.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (3.67%) TACACS
8 4 (3.67%) VoIP
9 3 (2.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.76%) MySQL
2 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.42%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.92%) Big Data
4 1 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) GitLab
3 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (13.76%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.34%) Billing
4 6 (5.50%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.67%) Banking
7 3 (2.75%) Electronics
7 3 (2.75%) Legal
7 3 (2.75%) Marketing
7 3 (2.75%) Military
8 2 (1.83%) Automotive
9 1 (0.92%) Advertising
9 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (18.35%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Developer
3 16 (14.68%) Security Engineer
4 13 (11.93%) Administrator
5 11 (10.09%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (9.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) PHP Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) DevOps Manager
10 6 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) CSS
1 15 (13.76%) HTML
1 15 (13.76%) LAMP
2 14 (12.84%) Web Services
3 12 (11.01%) JSON
4 6 (5.50%) Software Packaging
5 3 (2.75%) .NET
5 3 (2.75%) Laravel
5 3 (2.75%) Node.js
5 3 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.92%) CGI
7 1 (0.92%) JDBC
7 1 (0.92%) Kafka
7 1 (0.92%) ODBC
7 1 (0.92%) OLE DB
7 1 (0.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (7.34%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.42%) PKI
4 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.67%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.75%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.75%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.83%) CMDB
7 2 (1.83%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.92%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (46.79%) Linux
2 35 (32.11%) Windows
3 13 (11.93%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.34%) Unix
6 6 (5.50%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.75%) Android
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) ITIL
2 17 (15.60%) Information Security
3 16 (14.68%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (13.76%) DevOps
4 15 (13.76%) MVC
4 15 (13.76%) OOP
5 13 (11.93%) Service Delivery
5 13 (11.93%) Software Engineering
6 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (11.01%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (11.01%) Web Development
7 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.26%) ITSM
9 9 (8.26%) Service Management
10 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.34%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.34%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) Python
2 18 (16.51%) C
3 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.76%) PHP
3 15 (13.76%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.09%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.34%) C++
6 6 (5.50%) Ruby
7 5 (4.59%) Embedded C
7 5 (4.59%) Embedded C++
7 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.67%) Tcl
9 3 (2.75%) Java
9 3 (2.75%) PHP 7
10 2 (1.83%) SQL
11 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (36.70%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
4 18 (16.51%) Degree
4 18 (16.51%) DV Cleared
5 15 (13.76%) CCNP
6 14 (12.84%) CCNA
7 8 (7.34%) AWS Certification
8 4 (3.67%) CCSA
8 4 (3.67%) CCSE
9 3 (2.75%) MCSA
9 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.83%) CISSP
10 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.92%) CCDP
11 1 (0.92%) CISA
11 1 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.92%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.59%) QA
3 2 (1.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 15 (13.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (5.50%) BitLocker
5 6 (5.50%) VMware Server
5 6 (5.50%) vSphere
6 4 (3.67%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.83%) Docker
7 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.50%) Puppet
2 6 (5.50%) SCOM
2 6 (5.50%) SCVMM
3 4 (3.67%) Ansible
3 4 (3.67%) ArcSight ESM
4 3 (2.75%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.83%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 2 (1.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.92%) Oozie
6 1 (0.92%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (21.10%) Cisco
2 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.27%) VMware
4 8 (7.34%) CheckPoint
4 8 (7.34%) Juniper
5 7 (6.42%) F5
5 7 (6.42%) McAfee
6 5 (4.59%) Splunk
7 4 (3.67%) ArcSight
7 4 (3.67%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.75%) EMC
8 3 (2.75%) SAP
8 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.83%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.83%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.83%) Meraki
9 2 (1.83%) NetApp
10 1 (0.92%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.92%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.92%) Tufin