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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 98 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.83% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 3.49% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 10
Average salary £46,250 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,300 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
225 430 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.23% 23.67% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 208 326 307
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 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 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) VMware

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) BGP
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 2 (14.29%) Multicast
4 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Security Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Information Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.14%) Database Security
3 1 (7.14%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (7.14%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) C++
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) AppSense
3 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
3 1 (7.14%) Qualys
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.14%) WorldPay
3 1 (7.14%) FireEye
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Websense
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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