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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 123 182 179
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 137 66 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.91% 1.00% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.58% 4.86% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 117 55 89
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
1430 1358 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.96% 20.49% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1008 1437
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +12 46 £50,000 +31.57% 3
Cambridgeshire +29 44 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Essex -3 22 £50,000 +37.93% 4
Bedfordshire +12 15 £45,500 +21.33% 2
Suffolk -7 11 £35,000 -54.83% 2
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 113 (49.78%) Cisco
2 102 (44.93%) Firewall
3 80 (35.24%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (33.48%) WAN
5 70 (30.84%) LAN
6 63 (27.75%) CCNP
7 56 (24.67%) CheckPoint
8 46 (20.26%) TCP/IP
9 43 (18.94%) Juniper
10 42 (18.50%) Microsoft
11 40 (17.62%) CCNA
12 34 (14.98%) VPN
12 34 (14.98%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (14.54%) BGP
13 33 (14.54%) Windows
14 31 (13.66%) SSL
14 31 (13.66%) F5
14 31 (13.66%) Cisco Nexus
15 30 (13.22%) ITIL
15 30 (13.22%) Security Cleared
16 29 (12.78%) VMware
17 28 (12.33%) OSPF
18 27 (11.89%) CISSP
18 27 (11.89%) Information Security
18 27 (11.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 27 (11.89%) Degree
19 24 (10.57%) Wireshark
19 24 (10.57%) CCSE
20 22 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (9.69%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (3.08%) MS Exchange
1 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
4 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (44.93%) Firewall
2 76 (33.48%) WAN
3 70 (30.84%) LAN
4 46 (20.26%) TCP/IP
5 34 (14.98%) VPN
6 33 (14.54%) BGP
7 31 (13.66%) SSL
7 31 (13.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (12.33%) OSPF
9 24 (10.57%) Wireshark
10 21 (9.25%) Wireless
11 19 (8.37%) IPsec
12 17 (7.49%) SAN
12 17 (7.49%) DNS
13 15 (6.61%) DHCP
13 15 (6.61%) EIGRP
14 14 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (6.17%) MPLS
15 13 (5.73%) HTTP
16 12 (5.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (2.20%) Big Data
3 4 (1.76%) QlikView
4 3 (1.32%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (6.17%) Finance
2 9 (3.96%) Manufacturing
2 9 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.08%) Back Office
4 6 (2.64%) Retail
5 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.88%) Legal
6 2 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (32.60%) Network Engineer
2 61 (26.87%) Security Engineer
3 53 (23.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 42 (18.50%) Consultant
5 34 (14.98%) Administrator
6 31 (13.66%) Network Consultant
7 25 (11.01%) Security Consultant
8 18 (7.93%) Analyst
9 17 (7.49%) Security Analyst
10 16 (7.05%) Network Administrator
10 16 (7.05%) Security Administrator
11 15 (6.61%) Network Security Consultant
12 13 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (5.73%) Security Officer
13 12 (5.29%) Security Specialist
14 8 (3.52%) IT Security Officer
14 8 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 7 (3.08%) Senior Network Engineer
16 6 (2.64%) Information Security Officer
16 6 (2.64%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.64%) Web Services
2 3 (1.32%) HTML
2 3 (1.32%) CSS
3 2 (0.88%) CSS3
3 2 (0.88%) HTML5
3 2 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.81%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.37%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.29%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.52%) PKI
6 5 (2.20%) Economics
7 4 (1.76%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.76%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.76%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.76%) Physics
7 4 (1.76%) Statistics
7 4 (1.76%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.88%) FMCG
8 2 (0.88%) Blog
8 2 (0.88%) Life Science
8 2 (0.88%) Informatics
9 1 (0.44%) Handset
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.54%) Windows
2 20 (8.81%) Linux
3 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.32%) UNIX
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.98%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (13.22%) ITIL
3 27 (11.89%) Information Security
4 22 (9.69%) Network Management
5 21 (9.25%) Load Balancing
5 21 (9.25%) Business Continuity
6 15 (6.61%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (6.61%) Cyber Security
7 13 (5.73%) Data Management
8 12 (5.29%) Change Management
8 12 (5.29%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.85%) Service Management
10 9 (3.96%) Network Design
11 8 (3.52%) Security Architecture
11 8 (3.52%) Change Control
11 8 (3.52%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.08%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.08%) Project Management
12 7 (3.08%) SIEM
13 6 (2.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.85%) Python
2 10 (4.41%) SQL
3 7 (3.08%) C
4 5 (2.20%) Java
5 4 (1.76%) C#
5 4 (1.76%) C++
6 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (35.24%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (27.75%) CCNP
3 40 (17.62%) CCNA
4 30 (13.22%) Security Cleared
5 27 (11.89%) CISSP
5 27 (11.89%) Degree
6 24 (10.57%) CCSE
7 20 (8.81%) CCSA
8 19 (8.37%) CCDP
8 19 (8.37%) SC Cleared
9 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (5.29%) CCIE
10 9 (3.96%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (3.52%) GIAC
11 8 (3.52%) GCIH
12 7 (3.08%) MCSA
13 6 (2.64%) MCSE
14 5 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.76%) Postgraduate
15 4 (1.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.76%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.20%) vCloud
4 3 (1.32%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.88%) UAG
5 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.44%) NFS
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.96%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.20%) Puppet
2 5 (2.20%) Ansible
3 4 (1.76%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 113 (49.78%) Cisco
2 56 (24.67%) CheckPoint
3 43 (18.94%) Juniper
4 42 (18.50%) Microsoft
5 31 (13.66%) F5
6 29 (12.78%) VMware
7 15 (6.61%) Fortinet
8 14 (6.17%) Citrix
9 10 (4.41%) Sourcefire
10 9 (3.96%) HP
11 8 (3.52%) Remedy
12 7 (3.08%) LogRhythm
13 6 (2.64%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.64%) McAfee
13 6 (2.64%) Brocade
14 5 (2.20%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.76%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.76%) Splunk
15 4 (1.76%) Epicor
15 4 (1.76%) Mitel
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