The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 144 135 139
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 25 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.79% 1.17% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 6.81% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 22
Average salary £33,250 £36,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.90% -28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Network Security
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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
523 617 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.46% 17.20% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 437 532 428
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Network Security
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Security Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Network Security
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Northamptonshire -3 13 £33,250 -0.74%
Nottinghamshire +8 8 £31,025 -22.43%
Derbyshire +14 5 £40,000 +17.64%
Leicestershire +12 1 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 19 (38.78%) Cisco
2 14 (28.57%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) Information Security
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
3 13 (26.53%) Web Services
4 11 (22.45%) Windows
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (18.37%) NetApp
6 9 (18.37%) DNS
6 9 (18.37%) WAN
6 9 (18.37%) Finance
7 8 (16.33%) VoIP
7 8 (16.33%) Linux
7 8 (16.33%) SAN
7 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (16.33%) F5
7 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 7 (14.29%) CCNA
8 7 (14.29%) VPN
9 6 (12.24%) Python
9 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.24%) ITIL
9 6 (12.24%) Perl
9 6 (12.24%) Internet
9 6 (12.24%) Legal
9 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.24%) Open Source

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (8.16%) IIS
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) WAN
2 9 (18.37%) DNS
3 8 (16.33%) VoIP
3 8 (16.33%) SAN
4 7 (14.29%) VPN
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (12.24%) Internet
6 5 (10.20%) BGP
6 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.20%) DHCP
7 4 (8.16%) IPv6
7 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (8.16%) NAS
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
7 4 (8.16%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (6.12%) LAN
9 2 (4.08%) ISDN
9 2 (4.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Local Government
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Security Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Network Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Information Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Network Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) IT Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Network Support
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Support
8 2 (4.08%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) CLARiiON
2 4 (8.16%) CESG
3 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Android
3 5 (10.20%) Mac OS
4 4 (8.16%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Information Security
2 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.12%) SIEM
7 3 (6.12%) Cyber Security
7 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.12%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Network Design
8 2 (4.08%) Test Management
9 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Python
1 6 (12.24%) Perl
2 5 (10.20%) Embedded C
2 5 (10.20%) Embedded C++
2 5 (10.20%) Ruby
2 5 (10.20%) Groovy
2 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
2 5 (10.20%) C
2 5 (10.20%) C#
2 5 (10.20%) C++
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.29%) CCNA
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) CCIE
4 3 (6.12%) CCNP
4 3 (6.12%) CISSP
5 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.08%) HND
5 2 (4.08%) ISEB
5 2 (4.08%) SSCP
5 2 (4.08%) CISA
5 2 (4.08%) CISM
5 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.04%) GIAC
6 1 (2.04%) CCSA
6 1 (2.04%) CCSE
6 1 (2.04%) CEH
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) JTAG
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.16%) Terminal Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) Snort
3 1 (2.04%) Nmap
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
1 4 (8.16%) SCOM
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Cisco
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) NetApp
4 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (16.33%) F5
5 4 (8.16%) Juniper
5 4 (8.16%) Dell
5 4 (8.16%) EMC
5 4 (8.16%) IBM
5 4 (8.16%) Mitel
5 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
5 4 (8.16%) WatchGuard
5 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.12%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.08%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix
7 2 (4.08%) VMware
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Brocade
8 1 (2.04%) Fortinet