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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 185 192
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 67 51 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.26% 0.99% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% 4.91% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 61 39 40
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,900 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 785 1038 1238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.79% 20.07% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 650 849 1042
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Bristol +2 36 £40,000 - 6
Wiltshire +14 11 £45,000 -30.76% 3
Gloucestershire -13 9 £47,500 +30.58%
Dorset +8 7 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Cornwall - 2 £52,500 -
Somerset -14 1 £40,000 -1.84% 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 65 (52.42%) Firewall
2 58 (46.77%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (40.32%) CCNA
4 43 (34.68%) Cisco
5 39 (31.45%) LAN
5 39 (31.45%) WAN
5 39 (31.45%) Security Cleared
6 36 (29.03%) TCP/IP
6 36 (29.03%) Windows
6 36 (29.03%) DNS
7 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
8 33 (26.61%) ITIL
9 31 (25.00%) Linux
9 31 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 30 (24.19%) VPN
11 28 (22.58%) vSphere
12 27 (21.77%) HTTP
12 27 (21.77%) DHCP
13 25 (20.16%) VMware
13 25 (20.16%) DV Cleared
14 24 (19.35%) SMTP
15 23 (18.55%) FTP
15 23 (18.55%) CCNP
15 23 (18.55%) CISSP
15 23 (18.55%) Data Centre
16 21 (16.94%) Information Security
17 20 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (13.71%) CESG
18 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (12.90%) Cybersecurity

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.23%) IaaS
3 4 (3.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (52.42%) Firewall
2 39 (31.45%) LAN
2 39 (31.45%) WAN
3 36 (29.03%) DNS
3 36 (29.03%) TCP/IP
4 30 (24.19%) VPN
5 27 (21.77%) DHCP
5 27 (21.77%) HTTP
6 24 (19.35%) SMTP
7 23 (18.55%) FTP
8 15 (12.10%) OSPF
9 13 (10.48%) BGP
9 13 (10.48%) DMZ
9 13 (10.48%) X.400
10 12 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (9.68%) VLAN
11 11 (8.87%) SSL
12 10 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (8.06%) Wireless
13 9 (7.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.42%) Artifactory
2 3 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.42%) Bower
2 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.42%) Grunt
2 3 (2.42%) JIRA
2 3 (2.42%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.42%) MSBuild
2 3 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.42%) RSpec
2 3 (2.42%) RubyGems
2 3 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.42%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.81%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 5 (4.03%) Electronics
1 5 (4.03%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Aerospace
2 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.61%) Legal
4 2 (1.61%) Military
4 2 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (43.55%) Network Engineer
2 35 (28.23%) Security Engineer
3 23 (18.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (15.32%) Analyst
4 19 (15.32%) Security Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) Network Support
6 7 (5.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (5.65%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Administrator
7 6 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Information Assurance Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Information Security Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Customer Support Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Information Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Information Assurance Leader
9 4 (3.23%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) .NET
1 3 (2.42%) JSON
1 3 (2.42%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.55%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.71%) CESG
3 5 (4.03%) iPad
4 4 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.61%) e-Health
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.03%) Windows
2 31 (25.00%) Linux
3 13 (10.48%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.03%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.23%) Android
7 4 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.42%) SUSE
8 3 (2.42%) Unix
9 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.81%) CentOS
10 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.61%) ITIL
2 21 (16.94%) Information Security
3 16 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (11.29%) Information Assurance
5 13 (10.48%) Infrastructure Management
5 13 (10.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (10.48%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (8.87%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (8.87%) Network Design
6 11 (8.87%) SIEM
7 10 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.06%) IT Strategy
7 10 (8.06%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (8.06%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (8.06%) Security Operations
8 9 (7.26%) Protective Monitoring
8 9 (7.26%) Test Management
9 8 (6.45%) Network Management
9 8 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.87%) C
1 11 (8.87%) Python
2 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.84%) C#
3 6 (4.84%) Perl
4 5 (4.03%) C++
5 3 (2.42%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (46.77%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (40.32%) CCNA
3 39 (31.45%) Security Cleared
4 31 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 25 (20.16%) DV Cleared
6 23 (18.55%) CCNP
6 23 (18.55%) CISSP
7 13 (10.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (7.26%) Degree
9 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (6.45%) SANS
9 8 (6.45%) SSCP
10 6 (4.84%) CISM
10 6 (4.84%) CNA
10 6 (4.84%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (4.84%) Novell Certification
10 6 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (4.03%) MCITP
11 5 (4.03%) MCTS
12 4 (3.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.61%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.61%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (22.58%) vSphere
2 20 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.90%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.03%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.03%) Snort
6 3 (2.42%) Docker
6 3 (2.42%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.61%) NFS
7 2 (1.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) FortiGate
1 5 (4.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (4.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.42%) Ansible
3 3 (2.42%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (2.42%) Marathon
3 3 (2.42%) Mesos
3 3 (2.42%) Terraform
4 2 (1.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (1.61%) EnCase
4 2 (1.61%) QRadar
5 1 (0.81%) Graphite
5 1 (0.81%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (34.68%) Cisco
2 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
3 25 (20.16%) VMware
4 16 (12.90%) Juniper
5 13 (10.48%) CheckPoint
6 10 (8.06%) F5
7 9 (7.26%) Riverbed
8 7 (5.65%) Dell
8 7 (5.65%) SonicWALL
8 7 (5.65%) WatchGuard
9 5 (4.03%) Aruba
9 5 (4.03%) LogRhythm
10 4 (3.23%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.42%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (2.42%) NetWitness
11 3 (2.42%) SAP
11 3 (2.42%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.61%) AlienVault
12 2 (1.61%) Splunk
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