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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 99 96 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.74% 0.71% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 2.79% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +1.76%
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
393 394 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.51% 25.39% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 294 318 347
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (58.33%) Linux
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (33.33%) LAN
4 8 (33.33%) WAN
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) Physics
5 6 (25.00%) Python
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) Service Management
6 5 (20.83%) Business Development
6 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) Puppet
7 4 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Wireless
9 2 (8.33%) PKI
9 2 (8.33%) Marketing
9 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (8.33%) QA
9 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Route 53
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
2 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Text Mining
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Cryptography Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 12 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (33.33%) Physics
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
1 5 (20.83%) Service Management
1 5 (20.83%) Business Development
1 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Product Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Postgraduate
2 2 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Perforce
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat