The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 179 197 195
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 83 50 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.04% 0.65% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 3.11% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 61 43 66
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1593 1608 1605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.99% 20.91% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1266 1328
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +8 32 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Essex +10 17 £33,500 -33.00%
Cambridgeshire -1 16 £37,000 +5.71% 3
Bedfordshire -21 13 £37,000 -1.33% 7
Suffolk +11 6 £45,000 +16.12%
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 137 (70.62%) Firewall
2 98 (50.52%) Cisco
3 73 (37.63%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (35.05%) VPN
5 63 (32.47%) Windows
6 60 (30.93%) TCP/IP
7 57 (29.38%) CheckPoint
8 56 (28.87%) WAN
9 55 (28.35%) LAN
10 50 (25.77%) CCNP
11 46 (23.71%) SSL
11 46 (23.71%) Microsoft
12 42 (21.65%) VMware
13 38 (19.59%) Linux
14 35 (18.04%) DNS
14 35 (18.04%) CCNA
14 35 (18.04%) Information Security
15 34 (17.53%) MS Exchange
16 33 (17.01%) VLAN
17 32 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
18 31 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (15.98%) Microsoft Certification
19 28 (14.43%) Juniper
20 26 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
20 26 (13.40%) Internet
20 26 (13.40%) Windows XP
20 26 (13.40%) HTTPS
20 26 (13.40%) HTTP
20 26 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2010
21 25 (12.89%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (17.53%) MS Exchange
2 26 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (11.86%) IIS
4 21 (10.82%) SharePoint
5 20 (10.31%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.55%) Lync
7 2 (1.03%) Apache
7 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.03%) CMS
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (10.82%) MS Office
2 18 (9.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.55%) Route 53
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (70.62%) Firewall
2 68 (35.05%) VPN
3 60 (30.93%) TCP/IP
4 56 (28.87%) WAN
5 55 (28.35%) LAN
6 46 (23.71%) SSL
7 35 (18.04%) DNS
8 33 (17.01%) VLAN
9 26 (13.40%) Internet
9 26 (13.40%) HTTPS
9 26 (13.40%) HTTP
10 25 (12.89%) BGP
10 25 (12.89%) Wireless
11 24 (12.37%) OSPF
12 21 (10.82%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (9.28%) MPLS
14 16 (8.25%) IP Telephony
14 16 (8.25%) Junos
15 12 (6.19%) VoIP
15 12 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.03%) MySQL
5 2 (1.03%) Text Mining
5 2 (1.03%) Big Data
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.55%) Maven
2 3 (1.55%) Subversion
General
1 20 (10.31%) Finance
2 15 (7.73%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.64%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (30.41%) Network Engineer
2 29 (14.95%) Security Engineer
3 27 (13.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (11.86%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (8.25%) Security Specialist
7 15 (7.73%) Analyst
8 14 (7.22%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (7.22%) Architect
9 12 (6.19%) Security Analyst
10 11 (5.67%) Network Specialist
11 10 (5.15%) Network Security Specialist
11 10 (5.15%) Network Analyst
11 10 (5.15%) Network Security Analyst
12 8 (4.12%) Security Architect
12 8 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.12%) IT Support
13 7 (3.61%) Administrator
13 7 (3.61%) Support Manager
13 7 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.09%) Web Services
2 3 (1.55%) .NET
3 2 (1.03%) HTML
3 2 (1.03%) CSS
3 2 (1.03%) Sass
3 2 (1.03%) jQuery
4 1 (0.52%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.52%) Qt
4 1 (0.52%) JSON
4 1 (0.52%) Ajax
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.52%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.67%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.64%) Physics
4 9 (4.64%) SecurID
5 8 (4.12%) Firmware
5 8 (4.12%) Replication
5 8 (4.12%) Handset
6 6 (3.09%) PKI
7 5 (2.58%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.58%) Equities
7 5 (2.58%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.52%) Informatics
9 1 (0.52%) Life Science
9 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 63 (32.47%) Windows
2 38 (19.59%) Linux
3 32 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (13.40%) Windows XP
5 23 (11.86%) Windows 7
6 18 (9.28%) Windows Vista
7 8 (4.12%) UNIX
8 4 (2.06%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.04%) Information Security
2 24 (12.37%) ITIL
3 16 (8.25%) Risk Management
3 16 (8.25%) SIEM
4 15 (7.73%) Incident Management
5 14 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (6.19%) Change Management
7 10 (5.15%) Identity Management
8 9 (4.64%) Change Control
8 9 (4.64%) Network Management
8 9 (4.64%) Network Architecture
8 9 (4.64%) Business Continuity
8 9 (4.64%) Network Design
9 8 (4.12%) Project Management
9 8 (4.12%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.61%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.09%) Data Management
11 6 (3.09%) Business Continuity Planning
12 5 (2.58%) System Testing
12 5 (2.58%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.28%) Python
2 10 (5.15%) SQL
3 9 (4.64%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.12%) Java
5 7 (3.61%) C
6 6 (3.09%) Perl
7 4 (2.06%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.03%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 73 (37.63%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (25.77%) CCNP
3 35 (18.04%) CCNA
4 31 (15.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (11.86%) Degree
6 21 (10.82%) CCSA
7 20 (10.31%) Security Cleared
8 18 (9.28%) MCP
8 18 (9.28%) CCSE
9 16 (8.25%) CCIE
10 15 (7.73%) CCIP
10 15 (7.73%) MCSE
11 13 (6.70%) CCSP
12 12 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (5.15%) SC Cleared
14 9 (4.64%) MCSA
14 9 (4.64%) CCDP
15 6 (3.09%) CISSP
16 5 (2.58%) MCITP
16 5 (2.58%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.67%) SLA
3 7 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 31 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.34%) Active Directory
3 19 (9.79%) Terminal Services
4 14 (7.22%) ISA Server
4 14 (7.22%) Forefront TMG
4 14 (7.22%) UAG
5 6 (3.09%) vSphere
6 4 (2.06%) Nmap
7 3 (1.55%) XenApp
7 3 (1.55%) XenServer
7 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.03%) pfSense
9 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.12%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (3.09%) Nessus
3 5 (2.58%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.58%) Puppet
3 5 (2.58%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (2.06%) WSUS
5 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.55%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 98 (50.52%) Cisco
2 57 (29.38%) CheckPoint
3 46 (23.71%) Microsoft
4 42 (21.65%) VMware
5 28 (14.43%) Juniper
6 25 (12.89%) HP
7 24 (12.37%) F5
8 19 (9.79%) Citrix
9 16 (8.25%) Fortinet
10 12 (6.19%) Aruba
11 10 (5.15%) McAfee
12 9 (4.64%) Mitel
13 8 (4.12%) Dell
13 8 (4.12%) Blue Coat
13 8 (4.12%) TippingPoint
14 7 (3.61%) Fujitsu
14 7 (3.61%) Infoblox
14 7 (3.61%) Meru Networks
15 6 (3.09%) Sourcefire
16 5 (2.58%) Imperva
Watford, Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago