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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 96 85 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 21 31 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.39% 1.87% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.95% 7.99% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 2
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
302 388 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.05% 23.39% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 219 290 267
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
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 12 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) Machine Learning
2 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (33.33%) Network Design
4 8 (29.63%) Unix
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
5 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
5 7 (25.93%) Physics
5 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 7 (25.93%) Degree
5 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
6 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
7 4 (14.81%) ISO27002
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (7.41%) Internet
9 2 (7.41%) MPLS
9 2 (7.41%) Juniper
9 2 (7.41%) Windows
9 2 (7.41%) VPN
9 2 (7.41%) Cisco
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
10 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
10 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
10 1 (3.70%) HIPAA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) MPLS
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) Junos
3 1 (3.70%) Multicast
3 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) VPLS
3 1 (3.70%) WAAS
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Administrator
2 14 (51.85%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (37.04%) Network Administrator
4 8 (29.63%) Security Administrator
5 7 (25.93%) Network Security Administrator
6 5 (18.52%) Junior
7 4 (14.81%) Junior Network Administrator
7 4 (14.81%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (14.81%) Network Specialist
7 4 (14.81%) Security Specialist
8 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
9 1 (3.70%) Security Officer
9 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
1 7 (25.93%) Physics
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (44.44%) Machine Learning
2 9 (33.33%) Network Design
3 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) CCIE
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CISM
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) ISO27002
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco
1 2 (7.41%) Juniper
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Aruba
2 1 (3.70%) Avaya
2 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Dell
2 1 (3.70%) F5
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) NetApp
2 1 (3.70%) Nortel
2 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
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