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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 192 172 207
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +35
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 71 93 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.96% 1.20% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.92% 5.72% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 53 70 36
Average salary £50,000 £42,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.95% +25.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £57,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
1200 1626 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.24% 20.89% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1320 1229
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +9 32 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Bedfordshire -7 21 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £50,000 +35.13% 3
Essex -14 6 £46,500 +32.85% 1
Suffolk -8 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 100 (63.29%) Cisco
2 79 (50.00%) Firewall
3 75 (47.47%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (43.67%) CCNP
5 56 (35.44%) CCDP
6 54 (34.18%) WAN
7 52 (32.91%) LAN
8 50 (31.65%) Microsoft
9 49 (31.01%) Data Centre
10 46 (29.11%) CheckPoint
11 40 (25.32%) F5
12 37 (23.42%) TCP/IP
12 37 (23.42%) Juniper
12 37 (23.42%) ITIL
12 37 (23.42%) Network Design
13 35 (22.15%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (20.89%) OSPF
15 32 (20.25%) BGP
16 30 (18.99%) Finance
16 30 (18.99%) Citrix
17 29 (18.35%) Active Directory
17 29 (18.35%) Disaster Recovery
17 29 (18.35%) CCSE
18 28 (17.72%) Degree
19 27 (17.09%) CCSA
19 27 (17.09%) Windows
20 26 (16.46%) Load Balancing
21 24 (15.19%) VMware
21 24 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (14.56%) Spanning Tree

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 12 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.90%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.86%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.76%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.53%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (50.00%) Firewall
2 54 (34.18%) WAN
3 52 (32.91%) LAN
4 37 (23.42%) TCP/IP
5 35 (22.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 33 (20.89%) OSPF
7 32 (20.25%) BGP
8 23 (14.56%) VLAN
8 23 (14.56%) Spanning Tree
9 21 (13.29%) IP Telephony
10 20 (12.66%) DNS
11 18 (11.39%) Wireshark
11 18 (11.39%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (10.13%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (9.49%) tcpdump
14 11 (6.96%) SSL
15 10 (6.33%) Wireless
16 7 (4.43%) VPN
16 7 (4.43%) VoIP
17 6 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Selenium
1 2 (1.27%) FitNesse
General
1 30 (18.99%) Finance
2 16 (10.13%) Advertising
3 11 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.90%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (25.95%) Network Engineer
2 38 (24.05%) Consultant
3 28 (17.72%) Architect
4 23 (14.56%) Network Architect
5 22 (13.92%) Security Engineer
5 22 (13.92%) Network Security Engineer
6 21 (13.29%) Network Consultant
7 19 (12.03%) Security Consultant
8 17 (10.76%) Network Security Consultant
9 16 (10.13%) Analyst
10 10 (6.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
13 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 7 (4.43%) Cyber Security Engineer
14 6 (3.80%) Support Engineer
15 5 (3.16%) Tester
15 5 (3.16%) Security Specialist
15 5 (3.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 5 (3.16%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.13%) Web Services
2 4 (2.53%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (31.01%) Data Centre
2 24 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.13%) Fat Client
3 16 (10.13%) Thin Client
4 10 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.90%) Statistics
7 2 (1.27%) PKI
7 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.09%) Windows
2 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (8.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (6.33%) UNIX
5 9 (5.70%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.42%) ITIL
1 37 (23.42%) Network Design
2 29 (18.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (16.46%) Load Balancing
4 21 (13.29%) Network Management
5 20 (12.66%) Project Management
6 17 (10.76%) Network Architecture
7 16 (10.13%) SDLC
7 16 (10.13%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (6.33%) Information Security
8 10 (6.33%) Server Building
9 9 (5.70%) Cyber Security
10 8 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.43%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (4.43%) Signal Processing
12 6 (3.80%) Change Control
12 6 (3.80%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (3.80%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.80%) Change Management
13 4 (2.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.43%) C
2 6 (3.80%) Java
2 6 (3.80%) Perl
3 5 (3.16%) C++
4 3 (1.90%) VB
5 2 (1.27%) Python
6 1 (0.63%) Tcl
6 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (47.47%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (43.67%) CCNP
3 56 (35.44%) CCDP
4 29 (18.35%) CCSE
5 28 (17.72%) Degree
6 27 (17.09%) CCSA
7 16 (10.13%) HND
7 16 (10.13%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (8.23%) CISSP
9 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (7.59%) Check Point Certification
10 11 (6.96%) CCNA
10 11 (6.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (6.33%) VCP5
11 10 (6.33%) MCSE
11 10 (6.33%) MCSA
11 10 (6.33%) MCP
12 6 (3.80%) CISM
12 6 (3.80%) CCIE
12 6 (3.80%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (18.35%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.13%) vSphere
3 11 (6.96%) XenApp
4 10 (6.33%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.63%) Firmware
6 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.90%) WSUS
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (63.29%) Cisco
2 50 (31.65%) Microsoft
3 46 (29.11%) CheckPoint
4 40 (25.32%) F5
5 37 (23.42%) Juniper
6 30 (18.99%) Citrix
7 24 (15.19%) VMware
8 10 (6.33%) IronPort
8 10 (6.33%) Intel
9 6 (3.80%) Symantec
9 6 (3.80%) Sourcefire
10 5 (3.16%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.53%) Splunk
11 4 (2.53%) Trend Micro
12 3 (1.90%) Oracle
12 3 (1.90%) EMC
12 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.27%) HP
13 2 (1.27%) Remedy
13 2 (1.27%) Autodesk
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