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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / South West
Rank 182 191 169
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 58 66 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.14% 1.13% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 5.71% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 75
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 792 1155 974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.57% 19.75% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 602 965 833
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,290
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Wiltshire +15 17 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Gloucestershire -11 13 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Bristol +6 11 £40,000 +1.91% 2
Devon +9 10 £32,500 +16.07%
Dorset +27 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Cornwall - 3 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 69 (49.29%) Firewall
2 63 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (39.29%) ITIL
4 54 (38.57%) WAN
4 54 (38.57%) CCNA
5 52 (37.14%) LAN
6 42 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 38 (27.14%) Windows
8 37 (26.43%) Microsoft
9 35 (25.00%) DNS
10 34 (24.29%) Cisco
10 34 (24.29%) Linux
11 33 (23.57%) TCP/IP
11 33 (23.57%) SC Cleared
12 32 (22.86%) DHCP
12 32 (22.86%) FTP
13 27 (19.29%) Active Directory
14 25 (17.86%) DV Cleared
15 23 (16.43%) VPN
16 22 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (14.29%) HTTP
17 20 (14.29%) CCNP
17 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
17 20 (14.29%) CheckPoint
18 19 (13.57%) Degree
18 19 (13.57%) Information Security
19 18 (12.86%) CISSP
19 18 (12.86%) Juniper
20 17 (12.14%) OSPF

Network Security
Top Related 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 4 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.14%) IIS
2 3 (2.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.57%) IaaS
3 5 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (49.29%) Firewall
2 54 (38.57%) WAN
3 52 (37.14%) LAN
4 35 (25.00%) DNS
5 33 (23.57%) TCP/IP
6 32 (22.86%) DHCP
6 32 (22.86%) FTP
7 23 (16.43%) VPN
8 20 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (14.29%) HTTP
9 17 (12.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (12.14%) OSPF
9 17 (12.14%) SMTP
10 16 (11.43%) BGP
10 16 (11.43%) Ethernet
11 15 (10.71%) DMZ
11 15 (10.71%) X.400
12 13 (9.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (9.29%) NetScreen
13 10 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.14%) MySQL
2 2 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.43%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.71%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.71%) Bower
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Grunt
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.71%) RSpec
3 1 (0.71%) RubyGems
3 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (5.00%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Military
2 5 (3.57%) Retail
2 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (30.71%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.71%) Security Engineer
3 17 (12.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) Administrator
5 9 (6.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (6.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (5.71%) IT Administrator
6 8 (5.71%) Network Specialist
7 7 (5.00%) Head of Architecture
7 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Consultant
10 4 (2.86%) Head of Design
10 4 (2.86%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) CAdES
1 3 (2.14%) OpenDaylight
1 3 (2.14%) PAdES
1 3 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (2.14%) XAdES
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) CSS
2 1 (0.71%) CSS3
2 1 (0.71%) HTML
2 1 (0.71%) HTML5
2 1 (0.71%) Java EE
2 1 (0.71%) JSON
2 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.43%) CESG
3 15 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 10 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.00%) Device Driver
7 6 (4.29%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.86%) NHS
8 4 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.14%) Cybercrime
9 3 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.14%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.14%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.43%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.43%) e-Health
10 2 (1.43%) PKI
11 1 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.71%) Cyber Warfare
11 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.71%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.14%) Windows
2 34 (24.29%) Linux
3 9 (6.43%) Unix
4 8 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.00%) Android
5 7 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.57%) CentOS
7 4 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.71%) SUSE
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.29%) ITIL
2 19 (13.57%) Information Security
3 15 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
4 14 (10.00%) DevOps
5 13 (9.29%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (9.29%) Service Management
6 12 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 12 (8.57%) SIEM
7 11 (7.86%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (7.86%) Security Operations
7 11 (7.86%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
8 10 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 10 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (6.43%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (6.43%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.14%) Python
2 14 (10.00%) C
3 10 (7.14%) C++
4 7 (5.00%) Perl
5 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.57%) Java
6 5 (3.57%) SQL
7 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.14%) C#
9 2 (1.43%) Ruby
10 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.71%) R
10 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (38.57%) CCNA
3 42 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 33 (23.57%) SC Cleared
5 25 (17.86%) DV Cleared
6 20 (14.29%) CCNP
7 19 (13.57%) Degree
8 18 (12.86%) CISSP
9 15 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (6.43%) MCSE
12 7 (5.00%) CEH
13 5 (3.57%) CCENT
13 5 (3.57%) MCSA
14 4 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (2.86%) JNCIA
14 4 (2.86%) JNCIP
14 4 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
15 3 (2.14%) JNCIE
15 3 (2.14%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.14%) Def Stans
3 3 (2.14%) HIPAA
3 3 (2.14%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.71%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.71%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.71%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.71%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (19.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.86%) vSphere
3 9 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.57%) Snort
4 5 (3.57%) XenApp
5 3 (2.14%) Ceph
5 3 (2.14%) Firmware
5 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.14%) KVM
5 3 (2.14%) NFS
5 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.71%) Docker
6 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (9.29%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (2.86%) Puppet
4 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.14%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (2.14%) Rundeck
4 3 (2.14%) WSUS
4 3 (2.14%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.71%) Ansible
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.71%) EnCase
5 1 (0.71%) Graphite
5 1 (0.71%) Marathon
5 1 (0.71%) Mesos
5 1 (0.71%) Nagios
5 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (26.43%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.29%) Cisco
3 20 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 18 (12.86%) Juniper
5 12 (8.57%) VMware
6 7 (5.00%) F5
6 7 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.57%) Citrix
8 4 (2.86%) Brocade
8 4 (2.86%) Riverbed
8 4 (2.86%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.14%) EMC
9 3 (2.14%) Intel
9 3 (2.14%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.14%) Radware
9 3 (2.14%) SAP
10 2 (1.43%) IBM
10 2 (1.43%) IronPort
10 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.71%) SonicWALL
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago