Network Security Jobs in the South West

Network Security
England > South West

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 21 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 175 145 193
Rank change year-on-year -30 +48 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 112 133 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.19% 1.98% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.05% 10.33% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 89 73 82
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,725 £35,025
25th Percentile £42,500 £35,750 £45,844
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,526 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.80% +8.23% +22.22%
75th Percentile £97,250 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,290 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,238 1,287 1,322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 13.18% 19.17% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 932 532 727
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,403
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +10.47%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,833 £63,625
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in the South West over the 6 months to 21 May 2024.

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 21 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol -16 31 £105,000 +76.39% 7
Devon +1 26 £55,000 +74.88% 1
Gloucestershire -27 20 £45,500 -30.27%
Wiltshire 0 19 £91,500 +89.15% 7
Somerset +6 9 £29,000 -48.56% 3
Dorset -37 7 £75,000 +7.14%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Exchange
1 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) AWS
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (8.93%) Azure
3 7 (6.25%) GCP
4 5 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.46%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.46%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (4.46%) OpenShift
4 5 (4.46%) Serverless
5 2 (1.79%) Entra ID
5 2 (1.79%) Google Workspace
6 1 (0.89%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (0.89%) IaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.89%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.57%) Firewall
2 24 (21.43%) LAN
3 20 (17.86%) WAN
4 19 (16.96%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (14.29%) SD-WAN
6 15 (13.39%) VPN
7 9 (8.04%) WLAN
8 6 (5.36%) MPLS
8 6 (5.36%) VLAN
9 5 (4.46%) AMQP
9 5 (4.46%) GSM
9 5 (4.46%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.46%) PABX
9 5 (4.46%) VSAT
10 3 (2.68%) Wireless
11 2 (1.79%) 5G
11 2 (1.79%) BGP
11 2 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.79%) OSPF
11 2 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (4.46%) InfluxDB
1 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.68%) Git
General
1 40 (35.71%) Social Skills
2 34 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (23.21%) Military
4 13 (11.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 9 (8.04%) Aerospace
5 9 (8.04%) Finance
6 8 (7.14%) Public Sector
7 7 (6.25%) Aviation
7 7 (6.25%) Influencing Skills
8 6 (5.36%) Law
9 5 (4.46%) Marketing
10 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.89%) Banking
11 1 (0.89%) Games
11 1 (0.89%) Legal
11 1 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 31 (27.68%) Consultant
1 31 (27.68%) Security Consultant
2 18 (16.07%) Network Manager
3 16 (14.29%) Lead
4 13 (11.61%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 13 (11.61%) IT Manager
5 12 (10.71%) Network Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Lead Consultant
6 11 (9.82%) Lead Security Consultant
7 10 (8.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 10 (8.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Desktop Support
7 10 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Field Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Senior
7 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.82%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.89%) CSS
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 18 (16.07%) Cyber Defence
3 13 (11.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 13 (11.61%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.93%) Onboarding
5 5 (4.46%) Cloud Native
5 5 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.46%) Public Cloud
5 5 (4.46%) Replication
6 4 (3.57%) CCTV
7 2 (1.79%) PKI
8 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Security Posture
8 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.64%) Windows
2 11 (9.82%) Linux
3 10 (8.93%) Mac OS
4 5 (4.46%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.79%) Unix
7 1 (0.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (58.04%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (27.68%) SIEM
3 28 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (23.21%) Computer Science
5 25 (22.32%) Security Architecture
6 24 (21.43%) Agile
6 24 (21.43%) Security Operations
7 23 (20.54%) Coaching
8 19 (16.96%) Information Security
9 18 (16.07%) Mentoring
9 18 (16.07%) Office Automation
9 18 (16.07%) Programme Management
9 18 (16.07%) Resource Management
9 18 (16.07%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 14 (12.50%) Analytics
10 14 (12.50%) Project Delivery
10 14 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 14 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (11.61%) Line Management
11 13 (11.61%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.39%) Python
2 10 (8.93%) Java
2 10 (8.93%) SQL
3 5 (4.46%) C
3 5 (4.46%) Go
3 5 (4.46%) R
3 5 (4.46%) Scala
3 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.68%) Bash
5 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 24 (21.43%) Degree
4 19 (16.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (12.50%) MCP
6 10 (8.93%) A+ Certification
6 10 (8.93%) DBS Check
6 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
7 7 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.25%) CISSP
8 5 (4.46%) CISA
8 5 (4.46%) CISM
8 5 (4.46%) CRISC
8 5 (4.46%) SANS
9 4 (3.57%) CCNA
10 3 (2.68%) AWS Certification
10 3 (2.68%) CCNP
11 2 (1.79%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
12 1 (0.89%) Azure Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (33.04%) NIST
2 18 (16.07%) NIST 800
3 7 (6.25%) DO-254
4 2 (1.79%) GRC
5 1 (0.89%) GDPR
5 1 (0.89%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.89%) SOC 2
System Software
1 16 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.82%) vSphere
3 10 (8.93%) Docker
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.89%) Firmware
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (16.96%) WSUS
2 10 (8.93%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.93%) Terraform
3 8 (7.14%) Ansible
4 6 (5.36%) SCCM
5 5 (4.46%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (4.46%) Grafana
5 5 (4.46%) Nagios
5 5 (4.46%) OfficeScan
5 5 (4.46%) Progress Chef
5 5 (4.46%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) Cisco
2 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.82%) SolarWinds
3 11 (9.82%) Tanium
3 11 (9.82%) Tripwire
4 5 (4.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 5 (4.46%) Centreon
4 5 (4.46%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.46%) Fortinet
4 5 (4.46%) Google
4 5 (4.46%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.68%) Forcepoint
5 3 (2.68%) Sophos
5 3 (2.68%) WatchGuard
6 2 (1.79%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.79%) Sparx
6 2 (1.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.89%) Apple
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.89%) Juniper