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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 181 189 169
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 96 100 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.25% 1.16% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 5.59% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 69 90 96
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,950 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
1576 1788 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.48% 20.73% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1200 1388 1489
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Hertfordshire -5 33 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Bedfordshire +19 28 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Cambridgeshire +25 24 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Essex -12 8 £56,250 +50.00%
Suffolk +5 5 £37,500 -51.61%
Norfolk - 1 - -
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 129 (53.53%) Cisco
2 127 (52.70%) Firewall
3 106 (43.98%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (37.34%) WAN
5 85 (35.27%) CCNP
6 71 (29.46%) LAN
7 64 (26.56%) Microsoft
8 63 (26.14%) CheckPoint
9 55 (22.82%) TCP/IP
10 53 (21.99%) BGP
11 47 (19.50%) Juniper
12 45 (18.67%) Citrix
12 45 (18.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 44 (18.26%) CISSP
13 44 (18.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 44 (18.26%) VMware
14 41 (17.01%) ITIL
15 38 (15.77%) CCNA
15 38 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (14.94%) SSL
16 36 (14.94%) OSPF
17 34 (14.11%) CCDP
18 33 (13.69%) Windows
18 33 (13.69%) Load Balancing
18 33 (13.69%) F5
19 32 (13.28%) Wireshark
20 30 (12.45%) DNS
21 29 (12.03%) CCSE
22 28 (11.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 28 (11.62%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (4.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.24%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.41%) Lync
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.13%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.24%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.83%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 127 (52.70%) Firewall
2 90 (37.34%) WAN
3 71 (29.46%) LAN
4 55 (22.82%) TCP/IP
5 53 (21.99%) BGP
6 45 (18.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 36 (14.94%) OSPF
7 36 (14.94%) SSL
8 32 (13.28%) Wireshark
9 30 (12.45%) DNS
10 28 (11.62%) EIGRP
11 25 (10.37%) MPLS
11 25 (10.37%) VPN
11 25 (10.37%) Spanning Tree
12 22 (9.13%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (8.30%) IP Telephony
13 20 (8.30%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (7.88%) DHCP
15 18 (7.47%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (7.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.07%) Big Data
3 4 (1.66%) QlikView
4 3 (1.24%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Selenium
1 3 (1.24%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.41%) Ant
General
1 13 (5.39%) Finance
2 10 (4.15%) Back Office
2 10 (4.15%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.15%) Advertising
3 5 (2.07%) Retail
4 4 (1.66%) Legal
4 4 (1.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 69 (28.63%) Network Engineer
2 61 (25.31%) Security Engineer
3 51 (21.16%) Network Security Engineer
4 48 (19.92%) Consultant
5 34 (14.11%) Network Consultant
6 33 (13.69%) Analyst
7 30 (12.45%) Administrator
8 27 (11.20%) Security Consultant
9 22 (9.13%) Security Analyst
10 18 (7.47%) Network Security Consultant
11 16 (6.64%) Security Specialist
11 16 (6.64%) Network Administrator
12 14 (5.81%) Security Administrator
13 13 (5.39%) Network Specialist
13 13 (5.39%) Network Security Specialist
14 12 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
15 8 (3.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 6 (2.49%) Support Engineer
16 6 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 6 (2.49%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.39%) Web Services
2 3 (1.24%) HTML
2 3 (1.24%) CSS
3 2 (0.83%) RESTful
3 2 (0.83%) HTML5
3 2 (0.83%) CSS3
4 1 (0.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.41%) XML
4 1 (0.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.13%) Thin Client
1 22 (9.13%) Fat Client
2 21 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.49%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.07%) Statistics
6 2 (0.83%) Informatics
6 2 (0.83%) Physics
6 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.83%) Life Science
6 2 (0.83%) Blog
6 2 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.69%) Windows
2 21 (8.71%) Linux
3 11 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.15%) UNIX
4 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.41%) zOS
6 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 41 (17.01%) ITIL
3 33 (13.69%) Load Balancing
4 25 (10.37%) Penetration Testing
4 25 (10.37%) Network Management
5 24 (9.96%) Cyber Security
6 20 (8.30%) SIEM
7 18 (7.47%) Change Management
8 16 (6.64%) Security Architecture
9 15 (6.22%) Network Design
10 14 (5.81%) Business Continuity
11 11 (4.56%) Project Management
12 10 (4.15%) Malware Detection\Protection
13 9 (3.73%) Information Security
14 8 (3.32%) Problem Management
14 8 (3.32%) Vulnerability Management
15 6 (2.49%) WAN Optimisation
15 6 (2.49%) Asset Management
15 6 (2.49%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (2.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.98%) SQL
2 10 (4.15%) Python
3 5 (2.07%) Java
4 4 (1.66%) C
4 4 (1.66%) Perl
5 3 (1.24%) PHP
5 3 (1.24%) C++
5 3 (1.24%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) VBScript
6 1 (0.41%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) Tcl
6 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (43.98%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (35.27%) CCNP
3 44 (18.26%) CISSP
4 38 (15.77%) CCNA
5 34 (14.11%) CCDP
6 29 (12.03%) CCSE
7 26 (10.79%) CCSA
8 22 (9.13%) Degree
9 20 (8.30%) Security Cleared
10 17 (7.05%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (6.22%) CCIE
12 13 (5.39%) Check Point Certification
13 10 (4.15%) SC Cleared
14 9 (3.73%) GCIH
14 9 (3.73%) MCSE
14 9 (3.73%) MCSA
14 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (3.32%) GIAC
16 7 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (2.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) COBIT
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 38 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (11.20%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.15%) vSphere
4 7 (2.90%) XenApp
5 5 (2.07%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.66%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) RACF
7 1 (0.41%) XenServer
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.41%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (2.07%) Puppet
1 5 (2.07%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (2.07%) Ansible
2 4 (1.66%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.66%) ARCserve
2 4 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.83%) SCCM
3 2 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.83%) Cacti
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (53.53%) Cisco
2 64 (26.56%) Microsoft
3 63 (26.14%) CheckPoint
4 47 (19.50%) Juniper
5 45 (18.67%) Citrix
6 44 (18.26%) VMware
7 33 (13.69%) F5
8 16 (6.64%) Fortinet
9 15 (6.22%) HP
10 14 (5.81%) LogRhythm
11 11 (4.56%) Remedy
12 10 (4.15%) Brocade
13 8 (3.32%) Sourcefire
14 7 (2.90%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.90%) IronPort
15 6 (2.49%) SolarWinds
16 5 (2.07%) Intel
17 4 (1.66%) Symantec
17 4 (1.66%) Epicor
17 4 (1.66%) Trend Micro
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