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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 152 126 180
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +54
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 119 149 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.69% 2.03% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 9.97% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85 122 61
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
1411 1495 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.09% 20.41% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1183 1053
Average salary £43,500 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +5 44 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Bedfordshire +15 35 £58,500 +22.51% 3
Cambridgeshire -17 24 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Essex -21 10 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Suffolk -20 5 - -
Norfolk +9 1 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 130 (67.36%) Firewall
2 114 (59.07%) Cisco
3 94 (48.70%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (41.97%) WAN
5 80 (41.45%) CCNP
6 76 (39.38%) LAN
7 64 (33.16%) CheckPoint
8 55 (28.50%) VPN
9 52 (26.94%) CCDP
10 50 (25.91%) TCP/IP
11 49 (25.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 46 (23.83%) Data Centre
13 44 (22.80%) F5
14 43 (22.28%) Network Design
15 42 (21.76%) Microsoft
16 40 (20.73%) ITIL
17 39 (20.21%) OSPF
17 39 (20.21%) BGP
17 39 (20.21%) Disaster Recovery
18 38 (19.69%) Juniper
18 38 (19.69%) CCSE
18 38 (19.69%) Wireshark
19 35 (18.13%) Spanning Tree
20 30 (15.54%) Presales
21 29 (15.03%) Load Balancing
22 28 (14.51%) Windows
22 28 (14.51%) Network Management
23 26 (13.47%) tcpdump
23 26 (13.47%) Cybersecurity
23 26 (13.47%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (10.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.55%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (13.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (67.36%) Firewall
2 81 (41.97%) WAN
3 76 (39.38%) LAN
4 55 (28.50%) VPN
5 50 (25.91%) TCP/IP
6 49 (25.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 39 (20.21%) BGP
7 39 (20.21%) OSPF
8 38 (19.69%) Wireshark
9 35 (18.13%) Spanning Tree
10 26 (13.47%) tcpdump
11 25 (12.95%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (9.33%) DNS
13 17 (8.81%) Wireless
14 14 (7.25%) IP Telephony
14 14 (7.25%) IPsec
14 14 (7.25%) ISDN
15 13 (6.74%) SSL
16 12 (6.22%) Broadband
16 12 (6.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (9.33%) Finance
2 10 (5.18%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.63%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Publishing
5 2 (1.04%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (27.98%) Network Engineer
2 32 (16.58%) Security Engineer
3 25 (12.95%) Architect
3 25 (12.95%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (11.92%) Consultant
4 23 (11.92%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.81%) Administrator
5 17 (8.81%) Network Consultant
6 16 (8.29%) Network Support
6 16 (8.29%) Network Support Engineer
7 14 (7.25%) Network Manager
7 14 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.74%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) Security Consultant
8 13 (6.74%) Technical Leader
9 12 (6.22%) Analyst
9 12 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (5.70%) Network Administrator
10 11 (5.70%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.11%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.55%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.55%) Middleware
3 1 (0.52%) COM
3 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.83%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.22%) e-Health
3 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.18%) EqualLogic
4 9 (4.66%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.15%) PKI
6 7 (3.63%) Physics
7 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.11%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.07%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.04%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.52%) iPad
11 1 (0.52%) iSeries
11 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.51%) Windows
2 16 (8.29%) Linux
3 15 (7.77%) Unix
4 13 (6.74%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.28%) Network Design
2 40 (20.73%) ITIL
3 39 (20.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (15.54%) Presales
5 29 (15.03%) Load Balancing
6 28 (14.51%) Network Management
7 26 (13.47%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (12.95%) Information Security
9 17 (8.81%) People Management
10 15 (7.77%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (7.25%) Network Architecture
12 13 (6.74%) Coaching
12 13 (6.74%) Network Monitoring
13 12 (6.22%) Machine Learning
13 12 (6.22%) SIEM
13 12 (6.22%) Web Filtering
14 11 (5.70%) Mentoring
15 10 (5.18%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.15%) C
1 8 (4.15%) Python
2 6 (3.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.55%) SQL
4 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.52%) C++
5 1 (0.52%) Java
5 1 (0.52%) Perl
5 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (48.70%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (41.45%) CCNP
3 52 (26.94%) CCDP
4 38 (19.69%) CCSE
5 24 (12.44%) CCSA
6 22 (11.40%) Degree
7 20 (10.36%) Security Cleared
8 18 (9.33%) CISSP
9 17 (8.81%) GCIH
10 15 (7.77%) CCNA
10 15 (7.77%) JNCIE
10 15 (7.77%) JNCIP
10 15 (7.77%) SC Cleared
11 14 (7.25%) DV Cleared
12 12 (6.22%) Check Point Certification
12 12 (6.22%) JNCIA
12 12 (6.22%) JNCIS
13 11 (5.70%) GIAC
14 7 (3.63%) CEH
14 7 (3.63%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.74%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.63%) SLA
4 6 (3.11%) ISO27002
5 3 (1.55%) COBIT
5 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.74%) vSphere
3 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.66%) Nessus
2 6 (3.11%) Nmap
2 6 (3.11%) QRadar
3 3 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.04%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 114 (59.07%) Cisco
2 64 (33.16%) CheckPoint
3 44 (22.80%) F5
4 42 (21.76%) Microsoft
5 38 (19.69%) Juniper
6 23 (11.92%) Palo Alto
7 21 (10.88%) Avaya
8 16 (8.29%) VMware
9 13 (6.74%) Infoblox
9 13 (6.74%) SolarWinds
10 11 (5.70%) Dell
10 11 (5.70%) HP
11 10 (5.18%) 3PAR
12 7 (3.63%) Aruba
12 7 (3.63%) Blue Coat
12 7 (3.63%) Zeacom
13 6 (3.11%) ArcSight
14 5 (2.59%) Vyatta
15 4 (2.07%) NetApp
15 4 (2.07%) Splunk
Bedford, Bedfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive salary and share schemes, benefits include pension scheme,
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
easyJet Airline
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 16 days ago
Norfolk
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Darktrace
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + BUPA family health cover
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
Posted: 24 days ago