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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 167 197 205
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 84 52 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.40% 3.42% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 62 45 71
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
1556 1521 1867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.46% 21.25% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1244 1500
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £55,000 £55,000
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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(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 +1 26 £44,000 +17.33%
Hertfordshire -10 16 £52,500 +46.85%
Essex +15 15 £47,500 +2.70% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 15 £37,500 +7.14%
Suffolk +14 13 £45,000 +56.52% 1
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 101 (59.76%) Firewall
2 89 (52.66%) Cisco
3 67 (39.64%) WAN
4 63 (37.28%) LAN
5 57 (33.73%) Windows
6 56 (33.14%) TCP/IP
7 54 (31.95%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (31.36%) VPN
9 45 (26.63%) CheckPoint
10 41 (24.26%) CCNP
11 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 33 (19.53%) SSL
13 32 (18.93%) VMware
14 28 (16.57%) ITIL
15 27 (15.98%) Degree
16 26 (15.38%) Juniper
16 26 (15.38%) Linux
17 25 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 25 (14.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (14.20%) Active Directory
18 24 (14.20%) MS Exchange
18 24 (14.20%) Information Security
19 23 (13.61%) Wireless
20 22 (13.02%) OSPF
20 22 (13.02%) BGP
21 21 (12.43%) Finance
21 21 (12.43%) CCSE
22 20 (11.83%) CCNA
22 20 (11.83%) CCIE
22 20 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (14.20%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (7.10%) IIS
4 12 (7.10%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.92%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.18%) Lync
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 19 (11.24%) MS Office
2 14 (8.28%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.78%) Route 53
2 3 (1.78%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (59.76%) Firewall
2 67 (39.64%) WAN
3 63 (37.28%) LAN
4 56 (33.14%) TCP/IP
5 53 (31.36%) VPN
6 33 (19.53%) SSL
7 23 (13.61%) Wireless
8 22 (13.02%) OSPF
8 22 (13.02%) BGP
9 18 (10.65%) VLAN
9 18 (10.65%) HTTP
9 18 (10.65%) MPLS
10 17 (10.06%) Internet
10 17 (10.06%) HTTPS
11 16 (9.47%) DNS
12 15 (8.88%) VoIP
12 15 (8.88%) IPsec
12 15 (8.88%) IP Telephony
13 14 (8.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.18%) Big Data
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.18%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.78%) Subversion
2 3 (1.78%) Maven
2 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (12.43%) Finance
2 17 (10.06%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.33%) Retail
4 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.59%) Local Government
5 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (37.28%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.98%) Network Security Engineer
2 27 (15.98%) Security Engineer
3 21 (12.43%) Support Engineer
4 18 (10.65%) Consultant
5 15 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 12 (7.10%) Security Officer
8 10 (5.92%) Security Consultant
9 8 (4.73%) IT Support
9 8 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.73%) Network Security Consultant
10 7 (4.14%) IT Security Officer
10 7 (4.14%) Architect
11 6 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 6 (3.55%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Desktop Technician
11 6 (3.55%) Network Operations Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.55%) Web Services
2 1 (0.59%) JSON
2 1 (0.59%) WSH
2 1 (0.59%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 12 (7.10%) PKI
4 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.33%) Physics
6 8 (4.73%) Handset
7 6 (3.55%) SecurID
8 5 (2.96%) Equities
9 4 (2.37%) Economics
10 3 (1.78%) Replication
10 3 (1.78%) Firmware
11 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.18%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.59%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.59%) Informatics
12 1 (0.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.73%) Windows
2 26 (15.38%) Linux
3 25 (14.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (9.47%) Windows XP
6 15 (8.88%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.73%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.37%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.37%) UNIX
9 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.57%) ITIL
2 24 (14.20%) Information Security
3 17 (10.06%) Business Continuity
3 17 (10.06%) Risk Management
3 17 (10.06%) Network Management
4 16 (9.47%) Mentoring
4 16 (9.47%) Project Management
5 15 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (8.88%) Load Balancing
6 13 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 12 (7.10%) Data Management
7 12 (7.10%) Network Design
7 12 (7.10%) Network Architecture
8 9 (5.33%) Change Management
8 9 (5.33%) Change Control
9 8 (4.73%) Service Management
9 8 (4.73%) BCP
10 6 (3.55%) Business Continuity Planning
10 6 (3.55%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.96%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.28%) Python
2 6 (3.55%) C
3 5 (2.96%) Perl
3 5 (2.96%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.37%) SQL
4 4 (2.37%) Java
5 2 (1.18%) C#
5 2 (1.18%) C++
6 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (31.95%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (24.26%) CCNP
3 27 (15.98%) Degree
4 25 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (12.43%) CCSE
6 20 (11.83%) CCNA
6 20 (11.83%) CCIE
7 19 (11.24%) CCSA
8 17 (10.06%) Security Cleared
9 13 (7.69%) MCP
10 11 (6.51%) SC Cleared
10 11 (6.51%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (5.92%) MCSE
12 9 (5.33%) CCIP
13 8 (4.73%) CCSP
13 8 (4.73%) MCITP
14 7 (4.14%) CCDP
14 7 (4.14%) MCSA
15 6 (3.55%) Check Point Certification
16 5 (2.96%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.78%) QA
4 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (14.20%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.92%) Terminal Services
4 7 (4.14%) ISA Server
4 7 (4.14%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (4.14%) UAG
5 6 (3.55%) vSphere
6 4 (2.37%) vCloud
7 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.18%) pfSense
8 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.18%) XenApp
8 2 (1.18%) XenServer
8 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) Puppet
1 5 (2.96%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (2.96%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.78%) WSUS
2 3 (1.78%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 89 (52.66%) Cisco
2 45 (26.63%) CheckPoint
3 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 32 (18.93%) VMware
5 26 (15.38%) Juniper
6 17 (10.06%) HP
6 17 (10.06%) Fortinet
7 14 (8.28%) F5
8 12 (7.10%) Sourcefire
9 11 (6.51%) Aruba
9 11 (6.51%) Citrix
10 9 (5.33%) Mitel
11 8 (4.73%) Dell
12 7 (4.14%) Meru Networks
13 6 (3.55%) McAfee
13 6 (3.55%) Fujitsu
14 5 (2.96%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.37%) Riverbed
16 3 (1.78%) Perforce
16 3 (1.78%) Crossbeam
Essex
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Brentwood
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 14 days ago