The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 69 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 14 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.31% 0.45% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 2.16% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 7
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,437 £27,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Network Security
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 232 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.14% 21.07% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 154 195 170
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Network Security
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Essex region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Essex

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Essex

Network Security
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 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
Basildon - 5 £51,250 -
Chelmsford -1 1 £19,366 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 15 (45.45%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
2 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
2 13 (39.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (33.33%) Data Management
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) MS Office
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco
5 9 (27.27%) Firewall
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
6 8 (24.24%) Juniper
7 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
7 7 (21.21%) WAN
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) VMware
7 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) CCIE
8 6 (18.18%) Citrix
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (18.18%) MPLS
8 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 6 (18.18%) IP Telephony
8 6 (18.18%) VLAN
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
3 7 (21.21%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) MPLS
4 6 (18.18%) IP Telephony
4 6 (18.18%) VLAN
5 5 (15.15%) OSPF
5 5 (15.15%) BGP
5 5 (15.15%) Internet
5 5 (15.15%) DWDM
5 5 (15.15%) SDH
5 5 (15.15%) Junos
5 5 (15.15%) Multicast
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.09%) SSL
8 2 (6.06%) LAN
8 2 (6.06%) Wireless
9 1 (3.03%) HTTP
9 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Security Officer
2 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Support Technician
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support Technician
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (18.18%) IT Security Officer
3 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Technician
4 5 (15.15%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Design Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Network Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Auditor
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Assistant
6 2 (6.06%) IT Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Equities
3 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
3 11 (33.33%) Data Management
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Network Design
5 5 (15.15%) System Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.09%) SIEM
7 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
9 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Perl
1 5 (15.15%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCIE
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (15.15%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CCDA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Juniper
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) F5
7 3 (9.09%) McAfee
7 3 (9.09%) TippingPoint
7 3 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (6.06%) Infoblox
8 2 (6.06%) Aruba
9 1 (3.03%) Siemens
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