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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 167 166 228
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +62
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 116 108 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 1.26% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.51% 5.74% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 105 100 46
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £29,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1781 1880 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.55% 21.93% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1536 1432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +34 37 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Bedfordshire -35 29 £35,000 -11.94% 5
Essex -6 25 £37,500 -9.63% 1
Suffolk -1 13 £77,500 +112.32%
Cambridgeshire -14 13 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 140 (77.35%) Firewall
2 85 (46.96%) Cisco
3 62 (34.25%) Windows
4 61 (33.70%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (27.07%) CheckPoint
5 49 (27.07%) VPN
5 49 (27.07%) DNS
5 49 (27.07%) VMware
6 46 (25.41%) TCP/IP
6 46 (25.41%) Microsoft
7 45 (24.86%) CCNP
7 45 (24.86%) Information Security
8 42 (23.20%) CCNA
8 42 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (21.55%) MS Exchange
10 37 (20.44%) Linux
11 35 (19.34%) LAN
12 32 (17.68%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (17.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (17.13%) SSL
14 30 (16.57%) WAN
14 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
14 30 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (16.02%) Active Directory
16 28 (15.47%) VLAN
16 28 (15.47%) SIEM
17 27 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (14.36%) Citrix
19 25 (13.81%) IIS
20 24 (13.26%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (21.55%) MS Exchange
2 27 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (13.81%) IIS
4 22 (12.15%) SharePoint
5 21 (11.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (11.05%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.76%) Apache
8 4 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.66%) Lync
9 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.10%) CMS
10 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (9.39%) MS Office
2 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (77.35%) Firewall
2 49 (27.07%) VPN
2 49 (27.07%) DNS
3 46 (25.41%) TCP/IP
4 35 (19.34%) LAN
5 32 (17.68%) Cisco ASA
6 31 (17.13%) SSL
7 30 (16.57%) WAN
8 28 (15.47%) VLAN
9 24 (13.26%) HTTP
10 22 (12.15%) Internet
11 21 (11.60%) DHCP
12 19 (10.50%) HTTPS
13 18 (9.94%) SAN
14 17 (9.39%) Wireless
14 17 (9.39%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (7.18%) OSPF
15 13 (7.18%) BGP
16 12 (6.63%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (4.97%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.76%) MySQL
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (4.97%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.87%) Finance
3 4 (2.21%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (16.02%) Network Engineer
2 25 (13.81%) Architect
3 22 (12.15%) Security Specialist
3 22 (12.15%) Security Architect
4 20 (11.05%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.94%) Analyst
5 18 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.39%) Security Engineer
7 16 (8.84%) Network Specialist
7 16 (8.84%) Network Security Specialist
8 15 (8.29%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (6.63%) Security Analyst
10 11 (6.08%) Network Analyst
10 11 (6.08%) Administrator
11 10 (5.52%) Network Security Analyst
12 8 (4.42%) Network Architect
12 8 (4.42%) Information Architect
12 8 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.42%) Information Security Architect
13 7 (3.87%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.21%) .NET
2 2 (1.10%) HTML
2 2 (1.10%) CSS
2 2 (1.10%) Web Services
2 2 (1.10%) jQuery
2 2 (1.10%) Sass
3 1 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.55%) Qt
3 1 (0.55%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.55%) Middleware
3 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.18%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.08%) Mathematics
2 11 (6.08%) Physics
3 9 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.42%) Thin Client
4 8 (4.42%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.31%) Replication
6 5 (2.76%) Firmware
7 4 (2.21%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.21%) SecurID
7 4 (2.21%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.55%) iPhone
9 1 (0.55%) EPoS
9 1 (0.55%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.55%) CESG
9 1 (0.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 62 (34.25%) Windows
2 37 (20.44%) Linux
3 31 (17.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (13.26%) Windows XP
5 21 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (11.60%) Windows 7
6 15 (8.29%) Windows Vista
7 8 (4.42%) UNIX
8 7 (3.87%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.10%) NetWare
10 2 (1.10%) Android
11 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.55%) Solaris
11 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.86%) Information Security
2 28 (15.47%) SIEM
3 23 (12.71%) Identity Management
4 20 (11.05%) ITIL
5 9 (4.97%) E-Commerce
5 9 (4.97%) Incident Management
6 8 (4.42%) Risk Management
6 8 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.31%) Change Control
8 5 (2.76%) Network Management
8 5 (2.76%) Capacity Management
8 5 (2.76%) Change Management
8 5 (2.76%) Service Management
9 4 (2.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (1.66%) Security Architecture
10 3 (1.66%) Fault Management
10 3 (1.66%) Information Assurance
10 3 (1.66%) Project Management
10 3 (1.66%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.50%) SQL
2 8 (4.42%) Java
3 7 (3.87%) Python
4 5 (2.76%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.76%) C
5 3 (1.66%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.10%) C#
6 2 (1.10%) PHP
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.55%) C++
7 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (33.70%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (24.86%) CCNP
3 42 (23.20%) CCNA
4 30 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (9.39%) Degree
5 17 (9.39%) MCSE
6 16 (8.84%) MCP
7 15 (8.29%) CCIP
8 14 (7.73%) CCSP
8 14 (7.73%) CCSE
8 14 (7.73%) Security Cleared
9 13 (7.18%) CCSA
10 9 (4.97%) SC Cleared
10 9 (4.97%) MCSA
11 8 (4.42%) CCDP
11 8 (4.42%) CISSP
12 7 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.87%) CISM
13 5 (2.76%) GPEN
13 5 (2.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.63%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.97%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.02%) Active Directory
3 18 (9.94%) Terminal Services
4 11 (6.08%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.52%) ISA Server
5 10 (5.52%) Forefront TMG
5 10 (5.52%) UAG
6 6 (3.31%) XenServer
7 5 (2.76%) vSphere
8 4 (2.21%) Nmap
9 3 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.10%) XenApp
10 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.55%) NDS
11 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) WSUS
1 9 (4.97%) Nessus
2 8 (4.42%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (46.96%) Cisco
2 49 (27.07%) CheckPoint
2 49 (27.07%) VMware
3 46 (25.41%) Microsoft
4 26 (14.36%) Citrix
5 19 (10.50%) F5
6 16 (8.84%) Juniper
7 14 (7.73%) HP
8 13 (7.18%) Blue Coat
9 9 (4.97%) McAfee
10 8 (4.42%) TippingPoint
10 8 (4.42%) Infoblox
10 8 (4.42%) Imperva
11 7 (3.87%) Oracle
12 6 (3.31%) LANDesk
13 4 (2.21%) Dell
14 2 (1.10%) Computacenter
14 2 (1.10%) EMC
14 2 (1.10%) Nokia
14 2 (1.10%) Aruba
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Central Bedfordshire College
Salary: From £41,642 to £45,511 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
OHO Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago