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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 86 106 89
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 28 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.59% 0.27% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 1.18% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 29
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +31.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £48,300 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
382 340 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.70% 23.35% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 282 241 380
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 19 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (53.66%) Degree
2 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
3 18 (43.90%) Linux
4 17 (41.46%) Firewall
5 15 (36.59%) Mathematics
5 15 (36.59%) Windows
6 12 (29.27%) Python
6 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
7 9 (21.95%) Cisco
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.51%) LAN
8 8 (19.51%) WAN
8 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
9 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 7 (17.07%) Puppet
9 7 (17.07%) Ansible
9 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
9 7 (17.07%) Information Security
9 7 (17.07%) Big Data
9 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
10 6 (14.63%) ITIL
10 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
10 6 (14.63%) Postgraduate
10 6 (14.63%) DHCP
10 6 (14.63%) DNS
10 6 (14.63%) Web Services
11 5 (12.20%) HTTPS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) LAN
2 8 (19.51%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) HTTPS
4 5 (12.20%) HTTP
5 4 (9.76%) SSL
6 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.88%) FTP
8 1 (2.44%) SMTP
8 1 (2.44%) SNMP
8 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.44%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.44%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) Big Data
3 5 (12.20%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (12.20%) Text Mining
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.76%) QlikView
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (9.76%) Back Office
1 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Administrator
2 13 (31.71%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Network Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Network Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Security Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Cryptography Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) RESTful
3 2 (4.88%) HTML5
3 2 (4.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
2 15 (36.59%) Mathematics
3 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
4 5 (12.20%) Physics
5 4 (9.76%) Cryptography
5 4 (9.76%) PKI
5 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
6 3 (7.32%) Informatics
6 3 (7.32%) Life Science
7 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) Windows
3 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.32%) UNIX
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
3 7 (17.07%) Information Security
3 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Service Management
5 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Business Development
5 5 (12.20%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Product Management
6 4 (9.76%) Analytics
7 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Change Control
8 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) C
3 4 (9.76%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) C++
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Postgraduate
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.32%) CISSP
4 3 (7.32%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Puppet
1 7 (17.07%) Ansible
2 4 (9.76%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.76%) Epicor
3 4 (9.76%) Mitel
3 4 (9.76%) LogRhythm
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) Isilon
5 1 (2.44%) Dell KACE
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