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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 123 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.38% 0.58% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 2.90% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 23
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,250 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £66,850 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
443 482 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.11% 19.92% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 383 373 348
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,143 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 +9 6 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 31 (58.49%) Firewall
2 30 (56.60%) WAN
2 30 (56.60%) CCNP
2 30 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (54.72%) CISSP
4 24 (45.28%) Cisco
5 21 (39.62%) VMware
6 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (35.85%) BGP
7 19 (35.85%) SIEM
8 18 (33.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 18 (33.96%) DDoS Mitigation
8 18 (33.96%) EIGRP
8 18 (33.96%) MPLS
9 17 (32.08%) Citrix
9 17 (32.08%) DMVPN
10 16 (30.19%) Security Architecture
11 15 (28.30%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (24.53%) CCNA
12 13 (24.53%) Windows
13 12 (22.64%) Linux
13 12 (22.64%) LAN
13 12 (22.64%) Thin Client
13 12 (22.64%) Fat Client
13 12 (22.64%) Fortinet
14 10 (18.87%) Wireshark
14 10 (18.87%) Network Design
15 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
16 8 (15.09%) UNIX
17 7 (13.21%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (5.66%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) Firewall
2 30 (56.60%) WAN
3 19 (35.85%) BGP
4 18 (33.96%) EIGRP
4 18 (33.96%) MPLS
5 17 (32.08%) DMVPN
6 15 (28.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (22.64%) LAN
8 10 (18.87%) Wireshark
9 6 (11.32%) DNS
9 6 (11.32%) HTTP
9 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
10 5 (9.43%) VPN
10 5 (9.43%) DHCP
10 5 (9.43%) SSL
11 4 (7.55%) HTTPS
12 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
12 3 (5.66%) OSPF
13 2 (3.77%) RIP
14 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Selenium
1 3 (5.66%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 3 (5.66%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Security Engineer
2 16 (30.19%) Network Engineer
2 16 (30.19%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Security Specialist
4 10 (18.87%) Network Security Specialist
4 10 (18.87%) Network Specialist
5 8 (15.09%) Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Security Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Information Specialist
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Information Security Specialist
9 1 (1.89%) Linux Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (22.64%) Thin Client
2 12 (22.64%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Physics
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) UNIX
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) SIEM
2 18 (33.96%) DDoS Mitigation
3 16 (30.19%) Security Architecture
4 10 (18.87%) Network Design
5 6 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.32%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (9.43%) Coaching
7 4 (7.55%) Cyber Security
8 3 (5.66%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.66%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Validation
8 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL
9 2 (3.77%) Information Security
9 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Perl
3 3 (5.66%) C
3 3 (5.66%) C++
3 3 (5.66%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) CCNP
1 30 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (54.72%) CISSP
3 13 (24.53%) CCNA
4 4 (7.55%) CISM
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) CCSA
5 1 (1.89%) CCSE
5 1 (1.89%) CCDP
5 1 (1.89%) CCIE
5 1 (1.89%) CISA
5 1 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.55%) vSphere
4 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Cisco
2 21 (39.62%) VMware
3 17 (32.08%) Citrix
4 12 (22.64%) Fortinet
5 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.43%) Juniper
7 3 (5.66%) LogRhythm
7 3 (5.66%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) EMC
8 2 (3.77%) Epicor
8 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.77%) Dell
8 2 (3.77%) Mitel
8 2 (3.77%) F5
9 1 (1.89%) Splunk
9 1 (1.89%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.89%) Qualys
9 1 (1.89%) AppSense
9 1 (1.89%) Sourcefire
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 20 hours ago