The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 141 165 190
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 118 71 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.52% 1.04% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.40% 5.24% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 99 60 86
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £62,500
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1594 1354 1811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.54% 19.92% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 966 1476
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Security
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Network Security Salary Trend in the East of England

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in the East of England

Network Security
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hertfordshire +14 43 £47,500 +22.58% 4
Cambridgeshire +25 41 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Essex -11 13 £45,000 +26.76% 2
Bedfordshire +1 12 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Suffolk -9 9 £35,000 -54.83% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 103 (50.74%) Firewall
2 98 (48.28%) Cisco
3 73 (35.96%) WAN
4 68 (33.50%) LAN
5 62 (30.54%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (26.11%) CheckPoint
7 49 (24.14%) TCP/IP
7 49 (24.14%) CCNP
8 40 (19.70%) Windows
9 39 (19.21%) VPN
10 36 (17.73%) Juniper
11 34 (16.75%) Microsoft
12 33 (16.26%) CCNA
13 30 (14.78%) SSL
13 30 (14.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (14.78%) Information Security
13 30 (14.78%) Security Cleared
14 29 (14.29%) Degree
15 27 (13.30%) Linux
16 26 (12.81%) Computer Science
16 26 (12.81%) F5
17 25 (12.32%) ITIL
17 25 (12.32%) Wireless
17 25 (12.32%) CCSE
17 25 (12.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 23 (11.33%) OSPF
18 23 (11.33%) BGP
18 23 (11.33%) VMware
19 22 (10.84%) CCSA
20 21 (10.34%) IPsec

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 8 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.96%) IIS
3 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.43%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (50.74%) Firewall
2 73 (35.96%) WAN
3 68 (33.50%) LAN
4 49 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 39 (19.21%) VPN
6 30 (14.78%) SSL
7 25 (12.32%) Wireless
8 23 (11.33%) OSPF
8 23 (11.33%) BGP
9 21 (10.34%) IPsec
10 20 (9.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (9.36%) Wireshark
11 19 (9.36%) DNS
12 14 (6.90%) HTTP
13 13 (6.40%) SAN
13 13 (6.40%) HTTPS
14 12 (5.91%) DHCP
14 12 (5.91%) SSH
14 12 (5.91%) Junos
15 11 (5.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.45%) Big Data
3 5 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (2.46%) Text Mining
3 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.97%) QlikView
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (7.88%) Finance
2 11 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.96%) Retail
3 6 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.46%) Back Office
5 4 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.99%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (39.41%) Network Engineer
2 56 (27.59%) Security Engineer
3 52 (25.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 33 (16.26%) Consultant
4 33 (16.26%) Administrator
5 25 (12.32%) Network Consultant
6 21 (10.34%) Security Consultant
7 16 (7.88%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (7.39%) Security Officer
9 14 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
9 14 (6.90%) Security Administrator
10 12 (5.91%) Senior Network Engineer
10 12 (5.91%) Network Administrator
11 11 (5.42%) Security Analyst
11 11 (5.42%) Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) IT Security Officer
13 8 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (3.45%) Support Engineer
14 7 (3.45%) Information Security Officer
14 7 (3.45%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.45%) Web Services
2 3 (1.48%) HTML
2 3 (1.48%) CSS
3 2 (0.99%) RESTful
3 2 (0.99%) HTML5
3 2 (0.99%) CSS3
4 1 (0.49%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.81%) Computer Science
2 20 (9.85%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.39%) Mathematics
4 14 (6.90%) PKI
5 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.46%) Physics
6 5 (2.46%) Economics
7 4 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.97%) Statistics
7 4 (1.97%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.48%) Equities
8 3 (1.48%) Informatics
8 3 (1.48%) Handset
8 3 (1.48%) Life Science
9 2 (0.99%) Blog
9 2 (0.99%) FMCG
10 1 (0.49%) Replication
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.70%) Windows
2 27 (13.30%) Linux
3 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.96%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.48%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.48%) UNIX
7 1 (0.49%) Android
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 30 (14.78%) Information Security
2 25 (12.32%) ITIL
3 21 (10.34%) Business Continuity
4 19 (9.36%) Network Management
5 17 (8.37%) Load Balancing
6 15 (7.39%) Data Management
7 14 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 12 (5.91%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (5.42%) Project Management
9 11 (5.42%) Service Management
9 11 (5.42%) Change Control
10 10 (4.93%) Risk Management
11 8 (3.94%) Change Management
11 8 (3.94%) Network Design
11 8 (3.94%) Network Architecture
12 7 (3.45%) Cyber Security
12 7 (3.45%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.45%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.88%) Python
2 7 (3.45%) C
2 7 (3.45%) SQL
3 5 (2.46%) Java
4 4 (1.97%) C#
4 4 (1.97%) C++
4 4 (1.97%) Perl
5 3 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (30.54%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (24.14%) CCNP
3 33 (16.26%) CCNA
4 30 (14.78%) Security Cleared
5 29 (14.29%) Degree
6 25 (12.32%) CCSE
7 22 (10.84%) CCSA
8 19 (9.36%) SC Cleared
9 15 (7.39%) CCIE
10 14 (6.90%) CISSP
11 13 (6.40%) CCDP
12 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (3.94%) Check Point Certification
14 6 (2.96%) Postgraduate
15 5 (2.46%) MCSE
15 5 (2.46%) MCSA
16 4 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.97%) GIAC
16 4 (1.97%) GCIH
16 4 (1.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.46%) vCloud
4 4 (1.97%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (1.97%) UAG
4 4 (1.97%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.97%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.48%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.99%) pfSense
7 1 (0.49%) NFS
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.45%) Ansible
2 7 (3.45%) Puppet
3 4 (1.97%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.99%) Cacti
4 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 98 (48.28%) Cisco
2 53 (26.11%) CheckPoint
3 36 (17.73%) Juniper
4 34 (16.75%) Microsoft
5 26 (12.81%) F5
6 23 (11.33%) VMware
7 16 (7.88%) Sourcefire
8 13 (6.40%) Fortinet
9 8 (3.94%) Citrix
10 7 (3.45%) HP
10 7 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.45%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.96%) Mitel
11 6 (2.96%) McAfee
12 5 (2.46%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.97%) Aruba
13 4 (1.97%) Splunk
13 4 (1.97%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.97%) Crossbeam
13 4 (1.97%) Remedy
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £50k+ Package with Benefits
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