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 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 136 138 144
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 29 55 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.83% 1.52% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.58% 7.68% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 18
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
520 716 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.81% 19.79% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 449 600 407
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Northamptonshire -13 16 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Nottinghamshire -13 7 £37,500 -25.00%
Derbyshire +7 5 £40,000 -15.78%
Leicestershire +19 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (36.84%) Cisco
2 19 (33.33%) Information Security
3 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
3 17 (29.82%) Web Services
4 15 (26.32%) Windows
5 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
5 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (22.81%) Firewall
7 11 (19.30%) VoIP
7 11 (19.30%) Linux
7 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (19.30%) Finance
8 9 (15.79%) Perl
8 9 (15.79%) NetApp
8 9 (15.79%) CCNA
8 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 8 (14.04%) SAN
9 8 (14.04%) Python
9 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.04%) Legal
10 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
10 7 (12.28%) Embedded C
10 7 (12.28%) Embedded C++
10 7 (12.28%) Ruby
10 7 (12.28%) Groovy
10 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
10 7 (12.28%) Android
10 7 (12.28%) Mac OS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (8.77%) IIS
1 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) Lync
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) Firewall
2 11 (19.30%) VoIP
3 8 (14.04%) SAN
4 7 (12.28%) WAN
5 5 (8.77%) VPN
5 5 (8.77%) DNS
6 4 (7.02%) LAN
6 4 (7.02%) DHCP
6 4 (7.02%) Internet
6 4 (7.02%) BGP
6 4 (7.02%) NAS
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.26%) IPv6
8 2 (3.51%) ISDN
8 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.51%) MPLS
8 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.51%) VLAN
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MySQL
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Local Government
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Security Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Information Security Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Information Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Network Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.53%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Storage Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) IT Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Network Support
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Open Source
2 4 (7.02%) CLARiiON
3 2 (3.51%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.51%) SCADA
3 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) CESG
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Android
3 7 (12.28%) Mac OS
4 5 (8.77%) UNIX
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Information Security
2 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
3 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.77%) ITIL
6 5 (8.77%) SIEM
7 4 (7.02%) Cyber Security
7 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.51%) Service Management
8 2 (3.51%) Network Design
8 2 (3.51%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.51%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.51%) Test Management
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) Perl
2 8 (14.04%) Python
3 7 (12.28%) Embedded C
3 7 (12.28%) Embedded C++
3 7 (12.28%) Ruby
3 7 (12.28%) Groovy
3 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.28%) C
3 7 (12.28%) C#
3 7 (12.28%) C++
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.79%) CCNA
2 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) CCIE
4 4 (7.02%) CCNP
5 3 (5.26%) HND
6 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.51%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.51%) GIAC
6 2 (3.51%) ISEB
6 2 (3.51%) CISSP
6 2 (3.51%) CEH
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) CCSA
7 1 (1.75%) CCSE
7 1 (1.75%) CCDP
7 1 (1.75%) SSCP
7 1 (1.75%) CISA
7 1 (1.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) JTAG
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) Terminal Services
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) Snort
3 2 (3.51%) Firmware
4 1 (1.75%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
1 4 (7.02%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Cisco
2 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.79%) NetApp
4 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix
4 5 (8.77%) F5
4 5 (8.77%) ArcSight
5 4 (7.02%) WatchGuard
5 4 (7.02%) Juniper
5 4 (7.02%) Dell
5 4 (7.02%) EMC
5 4 (7.02%) Mitel
6 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.75%) Brocade
7 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.75%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Polycom