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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 103 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.83% 0.63% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.55% 2.68% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 10
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £33,300 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £43,250 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
422 373 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.25% 23.41% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 324 308 305
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 27 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (51.85%) Linux
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 12 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 8 (29.63%) Python
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) Physics
5 7 (25.93%) LAN
5 7 (25.93%) WAN
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
7 4 (14.81%) Service Management
7 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Business Development
7 4 (14.81%) Puppet
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
8 3 (11.11%) Wireless
8 3 (11.11%) MVC
9 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) CMS
9 2 (7.41%) Perforce
9 2 (7.41%) Postgraduate

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Route 53
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Text Mining
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Cryptography Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) Sass
3 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 8 (29.63%) Physics
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Informatics
4 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
1 4 (14.81%) Project Management
1 4 (14.81%) Service Management
1 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
1 4 (14.81%) Business Development
1 4 (14.81%) DevOps
2 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) B2B
3 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Information Security
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Python
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Postgraduate
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP