The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 122 118 146
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 14 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.58% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 3.07% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 11
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Network Security
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
514 521 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.16% 23.22% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 404 440 433
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cambridgeshire region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 13 £37,500 +3.44%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 15 (51.72%) Linux
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
3 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
4 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
5 9 (31.03%) LAN
5 9 (31.03%) WAN
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco
6 8 (27.59%) Physics
7 7 (24.14%) Python
8 6 (20.69%) ITIL
8 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
9 5 (17.24%) Service Management
9 5 (17.24%) Wireless
9 5 (17.24%) Web Services
9 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
9 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Business Development
9 5 (17.24%) Puppet
9 5 (17.24%) DevOps
10 3 (10.34%) UNIX
10 3 (10.34%) B2B
10 3 (10.34%) Maven
10 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.34%) Subversion
10 3 (10.34%) VMware
10 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Route 53
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.90%) Text Mining
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) IT Support
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Cryptography Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
1 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) Physics
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.90%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) Informatics
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Life Science
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
1 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
2 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
2 5 (17.24%) Business Development
2 5 (17.24%) DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) Change Control
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.34%) Time Management
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.34%) B2B
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) C
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Postgraduate
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) Perforce
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya