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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 172 175 191
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 92 77 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 1.09% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.86% 5.35% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 73 69 89
Average salary £46,250 £41,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.44% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £50,000
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
1571 1438 1932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.81% 20.30% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1088 1543
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,400
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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Cambridgeshire +10 29 £40,750 +16.42% 2
Hertfordshire -2 27 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Essex -4 17 £55,000 +50.68% 1
Bedfordshire -7 13 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Suffolk -3 6 £45,000 -41.93%
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 96 (53.04%) Firewall
2 90 (49.72%) Cisco
3 70 (38.67%) WAN
4 63 (34.81%) LAN
5 54 (29.83%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (27.07%) TCP/IP
7 46 (25.41%) CheckPoint
8 45 (24.86%) Windows
9 39 (21.55%) VPN
9 39 (21.55%) CCNP
10 34 (18.78%) Microsoft
11 32 (17.68%) Juniper
12 31 (17.13%) Information Security
13 30 (16.57%) ITIL
14 29 (16.02%) Degree
15 27 (14.92%) Linux
15 27 (14.92%) SSL
15 27 (14.92%) CCNA
16 26 (14.36%) VMware
17 25 (13.81%) Security Cleared
18 24 (13.26%) Wireless
18 24 (13.26%) Computer Science
19 23 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
20 21 (11.60%) OSPF
20 21 (11.60%) BGP
20 21 (11.60%) CCSE
21 20 (11.05%) Business Continuity
21 20 (11.05%) F5
22 19 (10.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 18 (9.94%) CCSA

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 11 (6.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.87%) IIS
3 7 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (6.63%) MS Office
1 12 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.10%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (53.04%) Firewall
2 70 (38.67%) WAN
3 63 (34.81%) LAN
4 49 (27.07%) TCP/IP
5 39 (21.55%) VPN
6 27 (14.92%) SSL
7 24 (13.26%) Wireless
8 21 (11.60%) OSPF
8 21 (11.60%) BGP
9 16 (8.84%) IPsec
10 14 (7.73%) Junos
10 14 (7.73%) HTTP
11 13 (7.18%) HTTPS
11 13 (7.18%) Internet
11 13 (7.18%) MPLS
12 12 (6.63%) SAN
12 12 (6.63%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (6.63%) DNS
12 12 (6.63%) VoIP
12 12 (6.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.31%) Big Data
3 4 (2.21%) Text Mining
3 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (9.39%) Finance
2 12 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.76%) Retail
5 4 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.66%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (42.54%) Network Engineer
2 45 (24.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 45 (24.86%) Security Engineer
3 25 (13.81%) Consultant
4 23 (12.71%) Administrator
5 18 (9.94%) Network Consultant
5 18 (9.94%) Security Officer
6 14 (7.73%) Security Consultant
6 14 (7.73%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (6.63%) IT Security Officer
8 11 (6.08%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.08%) Network Security Consultant
9 9 (4.97%) Security Administrator
10 8 (4.42%) Network Administrator
10 8 (4.42%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Security Specialist
11 7 (3.87%) Information Security Officer
12 5 (2.76%) Wireless Engineer
12 5 (2.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.31%) Web Services
2 2 (1.10%) HTML
2 2 (1.10%) CSS
3 1 (0.55%) WSH
3 1 (0.55%) JSON
3 1 (0.55%) Qt
3 1 (0.55%) RESTful
3 1 (0.55%) HTML5
3 1 (0.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.26%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.29%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.73%) PKI
4 13 (7.18%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.76%) Equities
5 5 (2.76%) Economics
5 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.21%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.21%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.21%) Handset
6 4 (2.21%) Physics
7 3 (1.66%) Informatics
7 3 (1.66%) Life Science
8 2 (1.10%) SecurID
9 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.55%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) Blog
9 1 (0.55%) FMCG
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.86%) Windows
2 27 (14.92%) Linux
3 14 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.42%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.87%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.66%) UNIX
8 3 (1.66%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.55%) Android
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.55%) CentOS
9 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.13%) Information Security
2 30 (16.57%) ITIL
3 23 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (11.05%) Business Continuity
5 18 (9.94%) Data Management
6 17 (9.39%) Load Balancing
7 16 (8.84%) Network Management
8 15 (8.29%) Mentoring
9 13 (7.18%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.08%) Project Management
10 11 (6.08%) Service Management
10 11 (6.08%) Network Design
10 11 (6.08%) Change Control
11 10 (5.52%) Network Architecture
12 7 (3.87%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (3.87%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.31%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.31%) Performance Management
14 5 (2.76%) System Testing
14 5 (2.76%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.39%) Python
2 8 (4.42%) C
3 6 (3.31%) Perl
4 5 (2.76%) Java
5 4 (2.21%) C#
5 4 (2.21%) C++
6 3 (1.66%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.66%) SQL
7 2 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (29.83%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (21.55%) CCNP
3 29 (16.02%) Degree
4 27 (14.92%) CCNA
5 25 (13.81%) Security Cleared
6 21 (11.60%) CCSE
7 18 (9.94%) CCSA
7 18 (9.94%) CCIE
8 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (9.39%) SC Cleared
9 9 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (4.42%) CCDP
11 6 (3.31%) CISSP
11 6 (3.31%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (3.31%) MCSE
11 6 (3.31%) MCSA
12 5 (2.76%) Postgraduate
12 5 (2.76%) JNCIE
12 5 (2.76%) MCITP
13 4 (2.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.29%) Active Directory
1 15 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.76%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (2.76%) UAG
2 5 (2.76%) vCloud
2 5 (2.76%) Terminal Services
2 5 (2.76%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.21%) vSphere
4 3 (1.66%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.10%) Firmware
5 2 (1.10%) NFS
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.10%) pfSense
5 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.10%) XenApp
5 2 (1.10%) XenServer
5 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (4.42%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.31%) Ansible
2 6 (3.31%) Puppet
3 2 (1.10%) WSUS
4 1 (0.55%) Cacti
4 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 90 (49.72%) Cisco
2 46 (25.41%) CheckPoint
3 34 (18.78%) Microsoft
4 32 (17.68%) Juniper
5 26 (14.36%) VMware
6 20 (11.05%) F5
7 16 (8.84%) Sourcefire
8 14 (7.73%) Fortinet
9 10 (5.52%) Citrix
9 10 (5.52%) HP
10 7 (3.87%) McAfee
11 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.76%) Aruba
13 4 (2.21%) Mitel
13 4 (2.21%) Crossbeam
13 4 (2.21%) Dell
13 4 (2.21%) EMC
14 3 (1.66%) Meru Networks
14 3 (1.66%) LogRhythm
15 2 (1.10%) Fujitsu
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