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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 126 168 162
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 140 94 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.92% 1.32% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.35% 6.43% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 104 77 99
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
1498 1463 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.49% 20.48% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1142 1431
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
Cambridgeshire +42 48 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire -10 39 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Bedfordshire +21 24 £46,750 +24.66% 4
Essex -2 23 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Suffolk -1 10 £35,000 -54.83%
Norfolk - 3 £45,000 - 1
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 128 (53.78%) Cisco
2 113 (47.48%) Firewall
3 108 (45.38%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (35.71%) CCNP
4 85 (35.71%) WAN
5 66 (27.73%) LAN
6 55 (23.11%) CheckPoint
7 49 (20.59%) Juniper
8 48 (20.17%) BGP
9 47 (19.75%) CCNA
10 46 (19.33%) CISSP
10 46 (19.33%) Microsoft
11 44 (18.49%) TCP/IP
12 39 (16.39%) VMware
13 38 (15.97%) F5
14 36 (15.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 33 (13.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (13.45%) VPN
16 32 (13.45%) SSL
17 31 (13.03%) Windows
17 31 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (12.61%) ITIL
18 30 (12.61%) OSPF
19 29 (12.18%) Wireshark
19 29 (12.18%) Security Cleared
20 28 (11.76%) Citrix
20 28 (11.76%) EIGRP
21 27 (11.34%) MPLS
21 27 (11.34%) Degree
22 26 (10.92%) CCDP

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (2.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.42%) Lync
5 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.30%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (47.48%) Firewall
2 85 (35.71%) WAN
3 66 (27.73%) LAN
4 48 (20.17%) BGP
5 44 (18.49%) TCP/IP
6 36 (15.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (13.45%) VPN
7 32 (13.45%) SSL
8 30 (12.61%) OSPF
9 29 (12.18%) Wireshark
10 28 (11.76%) EIGRP
11 27 (11.34%) MPLS
12 21 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
13 18 (7.56%) Wireless
13 18 (7.56%) DNS
13 18 (7.56%) DHCP
14 17 (7.14%) IPsec
14 17 (7.14%) DMVPN
15 16 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.10%) Big Data
3 4 (1.68%) QlikView
4 3 (1.26%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.42%) DB2
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Ant
1 1 (0.42%) Selenium
1 1 (0.42%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (5.88%) Finance
2 8 (3.36%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.94%) Back Office
3 7 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.10%) Retail
5 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.84%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (30.25%) Network Engineer
2 65 (27.31%) Security Engineer
3 55 (23.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 41 (17.23%) Consultant
5 35 (14.71%) Administrator
6 30 (12.61%) Network Consultant
7 24 (10.08%) Security Consultant
8 20 (8.40%) Analyst
9 19 (7.98%) Security Analyst
10 18 (7.56%) Security Specialist
11 16 (6.72%) Security Administrator
11 16 (6.72%) Network Administrator
12 14 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (5.88%) Network Specialist
12 14 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
13 13 (5.46%) Network Security Consultant
14 9 (3.78%) Security Officer
14 9 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 6 (2.52%) IT Security Officer
15 6 (2.52%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.10%) Web Services
2 3 (1.26%) HTML
2 3 (1.26%) CSS
3 2 (0.84%) RESTful
3 2 (0.84%) HTML5
3 2 (0.84%) CSS3
4 1 (0.42%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.04%) Thin Client
3 12 (5.04%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.20%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.68%) Physics
6 4 (1.68%) Statistics
7 3 (1.26%) Economics
8 2 (0.84%) PKI
8 2 (0.84%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.84%) Informatics
8 2 (0.84%) FMCG
8 2 (0.84%) Life Science
8 2 (0.84%) Blog
8 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.42%) Handset
9 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.03%) Windows
2 23 (9.66%) Linux
3 6 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.52%) UNIX
4 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.42%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.42%) CentOS
6 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.42%) zOS
6 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (12.61%) ITIL
3 25 (10.50%) Load Balancing
4 22 (9.24%) Information Security
5 20 (8.40%) SIEM
6 19 (7.98%) Cyber Security
7 18 (7.56%) Security Architecture
8 17 (7.14%) Change Management
9 16 (6.72%) Network Design
9 16 (6.72%) Network Management
10 15 (6.30%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (6.30%) Business Continuity
11 10 (4.20%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.78%) Data Management
13 7 (2.94%) Change Control
13 7 (2.94%) Asset Management
14 6 (2.52%) Service Management
14 6 (2.52%) Configuration Management
14 6 (2.52%) WAN Optimisation
14 6 (2.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.04%) SQL
2 11 (4.62%) Python
3 4 (1.68%) C
3 4 (1.68%) Java
4 3 (1.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.26%) C++
5 2 (0.84%) Perl
5 2 (0.84%) PHP
5 2 (0.84%) C#
6 1 (0.42%) VBScript
6 1 (0.42%) VB
6 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 108 (45.38%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (35.71%) CCNP
3 47 (19.75%) CCNA
4 46 (19.33%) CISSP
5 29 (12.18%) Security Cleared
6 27 (11.34%) Degree
7 26 (10.92%) CCDP
8 23 (9.66%) CCSE
9 20 (8.40%) CCSA
10 18 (7.56%) SC Cleared
11 17 (7.14%) CCIE
12 9 (3.78%) VCP4
13 8 (3.36%) GCIH
13 8 (3.36%) GIAC
14 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
14 7 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (2.94%) MCSA
15 5 (2.10%) MCSE
16 4 (1.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 31 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.10%) vSphere
4 3 (1.26%) vCloud
5 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) XenApp
6 1 (0.42%) XenServer
6 1 (0.42%) ACF2
6 1 (0.42%) RACF
6 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.78%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.10%) Ansible
2 5 (2.10%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (2.10%) Puppet
2 5 (2.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.68%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.84%) Cacti
5 1 (0.42%) WSUS
5 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 128 (53.78%) Cisco
2 55 (23.11%) CheckPoint
3 49 (20.59%) Juniper
4 46 (19.33%) Microsoft
5 39 (16.39%) VMware
6 38 (15.97%) F5
7 28 (11.76%) Citrix
8 23 (9.66%) Fortinet
9 15 (6.30%) HP
10 10 (4.20%) Brocade
10 10 (4.20%) LogRhythm
11 9 (3.78%) Sourcefire
11 9 (3.78%) Remedy
12 6 (2.52%) McAfee
12 6 (2.52%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.52%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.68%) Crossbeam
13 4 (1.68%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.68%) Splunk
13 4 (1.68%) Epicor
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago