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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 170 206 220
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 87 48 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.49% 3.03% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 66 39 63
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £51,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
1585 1582 1765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.30% 21.42% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1266 1447
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Bedfordshire +4 26 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Essex +16 18 £35,000 -30.00%
Hertfordshire -1 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 17 £37,000 +2.06%
Suffolk +11 10 £45,000 +60.71%
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 122 (65.24%) Firewall
2 98 (52.41%) Cisco
3 66 (35.29%) WAN
4 64 (34.22%) LAN
5 62 (33.16%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (33.16%) VPN
6 61 (32.62%) Windows
7 59 (31.55%) TCP/IP
8 54 (28.88%) CheckPoint
9 46 (24.60%) CCNP
10 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 43 (22.99%) SSL
12 38 (20.32%) VMware
13 31 (16.58%) Information Security
13 31 (16.58%) MS Exchange
13 31 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (16.04%) Linux
15 29 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (14.97%) CCNA
17 27 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (13.37%) DNS
18 25 (13.37%) ITIL
18 25 (13.37%) VLAN
19 24 (12.83%) Degree
19 24 (12.83%) Juniper
19 24 (12.83%) Active Directory
20 23 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
20 23 (12.30%) HTTPS
20 23 (12.30%) HTTP
20 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 31 (16.58%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (9.63%) IIS
4 18 (9.63%) SharePoint
5 17 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.60%) Lync
7 2 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.07%) CMS
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (10.16%) MS Office
2 17 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.60%) Route 53
2 3 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 122 (65.24%) Firewall
2 66 (35.29%) WAN
3 64 (34.22%) LAN
4 62 (33.16%) VPN
5 59 (31.55%) TCP/IP
6 43 (22.99%) SSL
7 25 (13.37%) DNS
7 25 (13.37%) VLAN
8 23 (12.30%) HTTPS
8 23 (12.30%) HTTP
9 22 (11.76%) Internet
9 22 (11.76%) OSPF
9 22 (11.76%) BGP
10 21 (11.23%) Wireless
11 17 (9.09%) MPLS
12 15 (8.02%) IP Telephony
13 14 (7.49%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (7.49%) IPsec
14 13 (6.95%) SAN
14 13 (6.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.07%) Big Data
5 2 (1.07%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (2.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.60%) Subversion
2 3 (1.60%) Maven
General
1 19 (10.16%) Finance
2 12 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.28%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Marketing
4 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (34.22%) Network Engineer
2 31 (16.58%) Security Engineer
3 30 (16.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (12.30%) Support Engineer
5 19 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (8.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (8.02%) Consultant
8 12 (6.42%) Network Consultant
8 12 (6.42%) Architect
9 10 (5.35%) Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) Security Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) Network Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) Security Consultant
10 9 (4.81%) Network Security Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) Security Officer
11 8 (4.28%) IT Support
11 8 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (4.28%) Security Specialist
11 8 (4.28%) Network Security Consultant
12 6 (3.21%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.28%) Web Services
2 2 (1.07%) jQuery
2 2 (1.07%) HTML
2 2 (1.07%) .NET
2 2 (1.07%) CSS
2 2 (1.07%) Sass
3 1 (0.53%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.53%) Qt
3 1 (0.53%) WSH
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) Ajax
3 1 (0.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.02%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.95%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.88%) PKI
5 9 (4.81%) Physics
6 8 (4.28%) Handset
7 7 (3.74%) SecurID
8 5 (2.67%) Equities
9 4 (2.14%) Replication
9 4 (2.14%) Firmware
10 2 (1.07%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.07%) Economics
10 2 (1.07%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.53%) Life Science
11 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.53%) Informatics
11 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.53%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 61 (32.62%) Windows
2 31 (16.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (16.04%) Linux
4 23 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 21 (11.23%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.49%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.14%) UNIX
9 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.58%) Information Security
2 25 (13.37%) ITIL
3 18 (9.63%) Risk Management
4 17 (9.09%) Network Management
5 16 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (8.02%) Business Continuity
7 14 (7.49%) Incident Management
8 13 (6.95%) Load Balancing
9 12 (6.42%) SIEM
9 12 (6.42%) Project Management
10 10 (5.35%) Change Management
11 9 (4.81%) Network Design
11 9 (4.81%) Data Management
11 9 (4.81%) Network Architecture
12 8 (4.28%) Change Control
13 6 (3.21%) Business Continuity Planning
13 6 (3.21%) Identity Management
13 6 (3.21%) BCP
14 5 (2.67%) Configuration Management
14 5 (2.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.16%) Python
2 10 (5.35%) C
3 9 (4.81%) Java
4 8 (4.28%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.21%) SQL
6 5 (2.67%) Perl
7 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.07%) C#
8 2 (1.07%) C++
8 2 (1.07%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (33.16%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (24.60%) CCNP
3 29 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (14.97%) CCNA
5 24 (12.83%) Degree
6 20 (10.70%) CCSA
7 19 (10.16%) CCSE
7 19 (10.16%) Security Cleared
8 18 (9.63%) MCP
9 17 (9.09%) CCIE
10 15 (8.02%) CCIP
11 14 (7.49%) MCSE
12 13 (6.95%) CCSP
13 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
13 12 (6.42%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (5.35%) CCDP
15 8 (4.28%) MCSA
16 7 (3.74%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (3.74%) MCITP
17 5 (2.67%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.28%) SLA
3 3 (1.60%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.83%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.56%) Terminal Services
4 11 (5.88%) ISA Server
4 11 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (5.88%) UAG
5 6 (3.21%) vSphere
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.60%) XenApp
6 3 (1.60%) XenServer
6 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.07%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.07%) vCloud
7 2 (1.07%) pfSense
8 1 (0.53%) Nmap
8 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.67%) Puppet
2 5 (2.67%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.14%) WSUS
4 3 (1.60%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.07%) Ansible
6 1 (0.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 98 (52.41%) Cisco
2 54 (28.88%) CheckPoint
3 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 38 (20.32%) VMware
5 24 (12.83%) Juniper
6 22 (11.76%) HP
7 17 (9.09%) F5
8 16 (8.56%) Fortinet
9 13 (6.95%) Citrix
10 12 (6.42%) Aruba
11 9 (4.81%) Sourcefire
11 9 (4.81%) Mitel
12 8 (4.28%) Dell
12 8 (4.28%) McAfee
13 7 (3.74%) TippingPoint
13 7 (3.74%) Meru Networks
14 6 (3.21%) Fujitsu
15 5 (2.67%) SolarWinds
16 4 (2.14%) Riverbed
17 3 (1.60%) Crossbeam
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