The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 107 107 112
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 0.48% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 2.44% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
378 328 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.37% 19.78% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 307 270 287
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Network Security
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cambridge region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Cambridge

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Mathematics
3 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
4 9 (42.86%) Physics
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) Puppet
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) WAN
7 3 (14.29%) UNIX
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) MVC
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.52%) CMS
8 2 (9.52%) Perforce
8 2 (9.52%) Postgraduate
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Subversion
8 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
8 2 (9.52%) Text Mining
8 2 (9.52%) Maven
8 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Route 53
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Text Mining
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) Sass
3 1 (4.76%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Mathematics
1 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 9 (42.86%) Physics
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (19.05%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) B2B
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Database Security
4 1 (4.76%) RAD
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Postgraduate
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Perforce
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware