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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 141 174 167
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 125 106 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.68% 1.29% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 6.23% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 92 92 100
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1525 1702 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.45% 20.77% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1349 1558
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +41 39 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bedfordshire +32 34 £53,500 +47.58% 2
Hertfordshire -7 25 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Essex -1 24 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Suffolk +5 8 £35,000 -54.83% 2
Norfolk - 3 £45,000 -
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 134 (54.92%) Cisco
2 122 (50.00%) Firewall
3 113 (46.31%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (36.89%) CCNP
5 89 (36.48%) WAN
6 71 (29.10%) LAN
7 65 (26.64%) CheckPoint
8 59 (24.18%) Microsoft
9 53 (21.72%) BGP
10 52 (21.31%) TCP/IP
11 49 (20.08%) Juniper
12 47 (19.26%) CCNA
12 47 (19.26%) CISSP
13 46 (18.85%) Disaster Recovery
13 46 (18.85%) VMware
14 45 (18.44%) Cisco Nexus
15 38 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 38 (15.57%) F5
16 35 (14.34%) SSL
16 35 (14.34%) CCDP
16 35 (14.34%) Citrix
16 35 (14.34%) OSPF
16 35 (14.34%) Wireshark
17 33 (13.52%) Windows
17 33 (13.52%) Load Balancing
18 31 (12.70%) CCSE
19 30 (12.30%) ITIL
20 29 (11.89%) VPN
21 28 (11.48%) EIGRP
21 28 (11.48%) CCSA

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 10 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.41%) Lync
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (9.02%) MS Visio
2 19 (7.79%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (50.00%) Firewall
2 89 (36.48%) WAN
3 71 (29.10%) LAN
4 53 (21.72%) BGP
5 52 (21.31%) TCP/IP
6 45 (18.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 35 (14.34%) Wireshark
7 35 (14.34%) SSL
7 35 (14.34%) OSPF
8 29 (11.89%) VPN
9 28 (11.48%) EIGRP
10 25 (10.25%) Spanning Tree
11 24 (9.84%) MPLS
12 23 (9.43%) Intrusion Detection
13 21 (8.61%) DNS
14 20 (8.20%) DHCP
15 19 (7.79%) Wireless
16 18 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (6.97%) DMVPN
17 17 (6.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.05%) Big Data
3 4 (1.64%) QlikView
4 3 (1.23%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Ant
1 1 (0.41%) Selenium
1 1 (0.41%) FitNesse
General
1 12 (4.92%) Finance
2 10 (4.10%) Back Office
3 7 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.64%) Retail
4 4 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.23%) Legal
5 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 77 (31.56%) Network Engineer
2 71 (29.10%) Security Engineer
3 61 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 49 (20.08%) Consultant
5 36 (14.75%) Network Consultant
6 34 (13.93%) Administrator
7 28 (11.48%) Security Consultant
8 23 (9.43%) Analyst
9 21 (8.61%) Security Analyst
10 19 (7.79%) Network Security Consultant
11 18 (7.38%) Security Specialist
12 16 (6.56%) Network Administrator
13 15 (6.15%) Security Administrator
14 14 (5.74%) Network Specialist
14 14 (5.74%) Network Security Specialist
14 14 (5.74%) Systems Administrator
15 8 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 6 (2.46%) IT Security Analyst
17 5 (2.05%) Senior Network Engineer
17 5 (2.05%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.46%) Web Services
2 3 (1.23%) HTML
2 3 (1.23%) CSS
3 2 (0.82%) RESTful
3 2 (0.82%) HTML5
3 2 (0.82%) CSS3
4 1 (0.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.41%) XML
4 1 (0.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.74%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.33%) Fat Client
3 13 (5.33%) Thin Client
4 10 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.69%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.64%) Statistics
7 3 (1.23%) Physics
7 3 (1.23%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.23%) PKI
8 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.82%) Informatics
8 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.82%) FMCG
8 2 (0.82%) Life Science
8 2 (0.82%) Blog
9 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.52%) Windows
2 24 (9.84%) Linux
3 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.28%) UNIX
6 7 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.41%) zOS
7 1 (0.41%) AIX
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (13.52%) Load Balancing
3 30 (12.30%) ITIL
4 24 (9.84%) Network Management
5 22 (9.02%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (8.20%) SIEM
7 19 (7.79%) Cyber Security
8 17 (6.97%) Business Continuity
9 16 (6.56%) Change Management
9 16 (6.56%) Security Architecture
10 15 (6.15%) Information Security
11 13 (5.33%) Network Design
12 9 (3.69%) Problem Management
13 7 (2.87%) Vulnerability Management
14 6 (2.46%) WAN Optimisation
14 6 (2.46%) Asset Management
14 6 (2.46%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (2.46%) Configuration Management
15 5 (2.05%) Service Delivery
15 5 (2.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.92%) SQL
2 11 (4.51%) Python
3 5 (2.05%) Java
4 4 (1.64%) C
5 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.23%) C++
6 2 (0.82%) Perl
6 2 (0.82%) PHP
6 2 (0.82%) C#
7 1 (0.41%) VBScript
7 1 (0.41%) VB
7 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 113 (46.31%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (36.89%) CCNP
3 47 (19.26%) CCNA
3 47 (19.26%) CISSP
4 35 (14.34%) CCDP
5 31 (12.70%) CCSE
6 28 (11.48%) CCSA
7 27 (11.07%) Security Cleared
8 26 (10.66%) Degree
9 17 (6.97%) SC Cleared
10 15 (6.15%) CCIE
11 12 (4.92%) Check Point Certification
12 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (4.10%) MCSA
13 9 (3.69%) MCSE
13 9 (3.69%) GCIH
14 8 (3.28%) GIAC
14 8 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (2.05%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) COBIT
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 38 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.69%) vSphere
4 6 (2.46%) XenApp
5 4 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.41%) RACF
6 1 (0.41%) XenServer
6 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.41%) vCloud
6 1 (0.41%) ACF2
6 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.69%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.05%) Ansible
2 5 (2.05%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (2.05%) Puppet
2 5 (2.05%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.64%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.82%) SCCM
4 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.82%) Cacti
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 134 (54.92%) Cisco
2 65 (26.64%) CheckPoint
3 59 (24.18%) Microsoft
4 49 (20.08%) Juniper
5 46 (18.85%) VMware
6 38 (15.57%) F5
7 35 (14.34%) Citrix
8 21 (8.61%) Fortinet
9 17 (6.97%) HP
10 14 (5.74%) LogRhythm
11 10 (4.10%) Sourcefire
11 10 (4.10%) Brocade
12 9 (3.69%) Remedy
13 7 (2.87%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.46%) SolarWinds
15 5 (2.05%) EMC
16 4 (1.64%) Intel
16 4 (1.64%) Epicor
16 4 (1.64%) Oracle
16 4 (1.64%) McAfee
East Anglia
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Car Allowance + Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £21000 - £42000 per annum
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