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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 171 181 178
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 95 96 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.28% 1.14% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.26% 5.56% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 71 80 83
Average salary £48,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £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
1517 1726 1792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.43% 20.51% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1318 1444
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bedfordshire +26 37 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Hertfordshire -2 36 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Cambridgeshire +8 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Suffolk +9 5 £37,500 -51.61%
Essex -9 5 £62,500 +66.66%
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 130 (55.08%) Cisco
2 119 (50.42%) Firewall
3 112 (47.46%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (40.25%) WAN
5 94 (39.83%) CCNP
6 75 (31.78%) LAN
7 70 (29.66%) Microsoft
8 64 (27.12%) CheckPoint
9 56 (23.73%) TCP/IP
10 55 (23.31%) BGP
11 50 (21.19%) Citrix
11 50 (21.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 47 (19.92%) VMware
13 46 (19.49%) CISSP
14 45 (19.07%) CCDP
15 44 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 43 (18.22%) Juniper
16 43 (18.22%) ITIL
17 41 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 38 (16.10%) OSPF
19 36 (15.25%) Load Balancing
20 35 (14.83%) Wireshark
20 35 (14.83%) CCSE
20 35 (14.83%) F5
21 34 (14.41%) Windows
21 34 (14.41%) CCNA
22 32 (13.56%) Active Directory
22 32 (13.56%) CCSA
23 31 (13.14%) DNS
24 30 (12.71%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (5.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.42%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.59%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.27%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 119 (50.42%) Firewall
2 95 (40.25%) WAN
3 75 (31.78%) LAN
4 56 (23.73%) TCP/IP
5 55 (23.31%) BGP
6 50 (21.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 38 (16.10%) OSPF
8 35 (14.83%) Wireshark
9 31 (13.14%) DNS
10 30 (12.71%) SSL
11 28 (11.86%) Spanning Tree
12 27 (11.44%) EIGRP
13 24 (10.17%) MPLS
14 23 (9.75%) IP Telephony
15 21 (8.90%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (8.90%) VPN
16 20 (8.47%) Intrusion Detection
16 20 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (8.05%) VLAN
18 18 (7.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (1.69%) QlikView
4 2 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.42%) DB2
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Selenium
1 3 (1.27%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 19 (8.05%) Finance
2 12 (5.08%) Advertising
3 10 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.39%) Back Office
5 4 (1.69%) Retail
5 4 (1.69%) Legal
5 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (26.69%) Network Engineer
2 57 (24.15%) Security Engineer
3 53 (22.46%) Consultant
4 47 (19.92%) Network Security Engineer
5 36 (15.25%) Network Consultant
6 32 (13.56%) Analyst
7 30 (12.71%) Security Consultant
8 21 (8.90%) Network Security Consultant
9 20 (8.47%) Security Analyst
10 18 (7.63%) Administrator
11 17 (7.20%) Security Specialist
12 13 (5.51%) Network Security Specialist
12 13 (5.51%) Network Specialist
13 11 (4.66%) Cyber Security Engineer
14 10 (4.24%) Network Administrator
15 9 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 8 (3.39%) Virtualisation Consultant
16 8 (3.39%) Support Engineer
16 8 (3.39%) Security Administrator
16 8 (3.39%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.93%) Web Services
2 1 (0.42%) CSS
2 1 (0.42%) HTML
2 1 (0.42%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) Flash
2 1 (0.42%) XML
2 1 (0.42%) RESTful
2 1 (0.42%) CSS3
2 1 (0.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.17%) Thin Client
1 24 (10.17%) Fat Client
2 23 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (6.36%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.54%) Statistics
6 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.85%) PKI
7 2 (0.85%) Physics
8 1 (0.42%) Blog
8 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.41%) Windows
2 16 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (6.78%) Linux
3 15 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.24%) UNIX
6 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) zOS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 43 (18.22%) ITIL
3 36 (15.25%) Load Balancing
4 29 (12.29%) Network Management
5 24 (10.17%) Cyber Security
6 22 (9.32%) DDoS Mitigation
6 22 (9.32%) SIEM
7 21 (8.90%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (8.47%) Network Design
9 19 (8.05%) Change Management
10 16 (6.78%) Security Architecture
11 14 (5.93%) Project Management
12 9 (3.81%) Information Security
12 9 (3.81%) Business Continuity
12 9 (3.81%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (3.39%) Service Delivery
14 7 (2.97%) Problem Management
14 7 (2.97%) Risk Assessment
14 7 (2.97%) Asset Management
14 7 (2.97%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.24%) SQL
2 5 (2.12%) Python
3 4 (1.69%) Perl
3 4 (1.69%) Java
4 3 (1.27%) C
4 3 (1.27%) C++
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
5 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) VBScript
5 1 (0.42%) VB
5 1 (0.42%) Tcl
5 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 112 (47.46%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (39.83%) CCNP
3 46 (19.49%) CISSP
4 45 (19.07%) CCDP
5 35 (14.83%) CCSE
6 34 (14.41%) CCNA
7 32 (13.56%) CCSA
8 18 (7.63%) Degree
9 16 (6.78%) Check Point Certification
9 16 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (5.51%) CCIE
11 12 (5.08%) Security Cleared
11 12 (5.08%) MCSE
11 12 (5.08%) MCSA
11 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (3.81%) GCIH
13 9 (3.81%) MCP
14 8 (3.39%) VCP5
14 8 (3.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) COBIT
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 41 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (13.56%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.51%) vSphere
4 10 (4.24%) XenApp
5 8 (3.39%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.54%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.42%) RACF
7 1 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.42%) XenServer
7 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.42%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (2.12%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (2.12%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.69%) ARCserve
3 3 (1.27%) WSUS
3 3 (1.27%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.85%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
5 1 (0.42%) Cacti
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.42%) Puppet
5 1 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 130 (55.08%) Cisco
2 70 (29.66%) Microsoft
3 64 (27.12%) CheckPoint
4 50 (21.19%) Citrix
5 47 (19.92%) VMware
6 43 (18.22%) Juniper
7 35 (14.83%) F5
8 15 (6.36%) Fortinet
9 12 (5.08%) LogRhythm
9 12 (5.08%) HP
10 11 (4.66%) Remedy
11 9 (3.81%) IronPort
11 9 (3.81%) Sourcefire
12 8 (3.39%) Intel
12 8 (3.39%) Brocade
13 6 (2.54%) Splunk
13 6 (2.54%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.12%) Oracle
14 5 (2.12%) Symantec
14 5 (2.12%) ServiceNow
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