The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 95 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.56% 0.64% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 2.86% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 15
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £34,900 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £69,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Network Security
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
320 420 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.46% 22.44% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 282 323 255
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 30 (76.92%) Firewall
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 17 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (43.59%) SIEM
3 17 (43.59%) CISSP
4 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (41.03%) BGP
4 16 (41.03%) EIGRP
4 16 (41.03%) WAN
4 16 (41.03%) CCNP
4 16 (41.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (41.03%) DDoS Mitigation
5 15 (38.46%) DMVPN
5 15 (38.46%) Citrix
5 15 (38.46%) MPLS
6 14 (35.90%) Security Architecture
7 13 (33.33%) Windows
7 13 (33.33%) Linux
8 12 (30.77%) Thin Client
8 12 (30.77%) Fat Client
9 11 (28.21%) Cisco
10 10 (25.64%) Fortinet
11 9 (23.08%) Network Design
12 8 (20.51%) DNS
12 8 (20.51%) DHCP
12 8 (20.51%) SQL
13 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.95%) UNIX
13 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
14 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) Firewall
2 16 (41.03%) BGP
2 16 (41.03%) EIGRP
2 16 (41.03%) WAN
3 15 (38.46%) MPLS
3 15 (38.46%) DMVPN
4 8 (20.51%) DHCP
4 8 (20.51%) DNS
5 5 (12.82%) HTTP
5 5 (12.82%) VPN
6 4 (10.26%) HTTPS
6 4 (10.26%) SSL
7 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (7.69%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.56%) SSH
8 1 (2.56%) HSRP
8 1 (2.56%) LAN
8 1 (2.56%) OSPF
8 1 (2.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.26%) QlikView
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Selenium
1 3 (7.69%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 3 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Administrator
1 11 (28.21%) Security Specialist
2 9 (23.08%) Network Specialist
2 9 (23.08%) Network Security Specialist
3 7 (17.95%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) RESTful
1 1 (2.56%) HTML5
1 1 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (30.77%) Fat Client
2 12 (30.77%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Physics
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) SIEM
2 16 (41.03%) DDoS Mitigation
3 14 (35.90%) Security Architecture
4 9 (23.08%) Network Design
5 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (15.38%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (12.82%) Coaching
6 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Validation
7 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) C
3 3 (7.69%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) CISSP
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (41.03%) CCNP
3 6 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (10.26%) CISM
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.56%) SSCP
6 1 (2.56%) CISA
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 15 (38.46%) Citrix
3 11 (28.21%) Cisco
4 10 (25.64%) Fortinet
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.26%) Juniper
6 4 (10.26%) Epicor
6 4 (10.26%) Mitel
7 3 (7.69%) LogRhythm
7 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (7.69%) EMC
8 2 (5.13%) Dell
9 1 (2.56%) Symantec
9 1 (2.56%) Websense
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) AppSense
9 1 (2.56%) Qualys
9 1 (2.56%) F5
9 1 (2.56%) Splunk
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
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