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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 85 109 90
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 26 2 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.60% 0.14% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 0.57% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 19
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
354 350 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.80% 23.96% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 262 265 319
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 20 (47.62%) Degree
2 18 (42.86%) Firewall
3 17 (40.48%) Computer Science
4 16 (38.10%) Linux
5 13 (30.95%) Windows
6 12 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 12 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (23.81%) Business Continuity
7 10 (23.81%) Python
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.43%) Cisco
8 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.05%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) LAN
9 8 (19.05%) WAN
9 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
10 7 (16.67%) Information Security
10 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (16.67%) HTTP
10 7 (16.67%) HTTPS
11 6 (14.29%) SSL
11 6 (14.29%) DHCP
11 6 (14.29%) Web Services
11 6 (14.29%) ITIL
11 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 6 (14.29%) DNS
12 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
12 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
12 5 (11.90%) Crystal Reports

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) LAN
2 8 (19.05%) WAN
3 7 (16.67%) HTTP
3 7 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 6 (14.29%) SSL
4 6 (14.29%) DHCP
4 6 (14.29%) DNS
5 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.76%) FTP
6 2 (4.76%) SNMP
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) OSPF
7 1 (2.38%) BGP
7 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.38%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data
3 4 (9.52%) QlikView
4 3 (7.14%) Text Mining
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (11.90%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Administrator
2 12 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 7 (16.67%) Security Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Network Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Security Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Cryptography Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) IT Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
3 2 (4.76%) CSS3
3 2 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Computer Science
2 12 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 4 (9.52%) Cryptography
4 4 (9.52%) Physics
4 4 (9.52%) PKI
5 2 (4.76%) Informatics
5 2 (4.76%) Life Science
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (23.81%) Business Continuity
3 7 (16.67%) Information Security
3 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.90%) Business Development
5 5 (11.90%) Service Management
5 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.52%) Product Management
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
8 2 (4.76%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) Line Management
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Python
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) C
3 4 (9.52%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) C++
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Postgraduate
3 4 (9.52%) CCNP
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) CISSP
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) NFS
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
1 5 (11.90%) Ansible
2 4 (9.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.90%) LogRhythm
3 4 (9.52%) Mitel
3 4 (9.52%) Epicor
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Juniper
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Isilon
5 1 (2.38%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) Dell KACE
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