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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 91 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.86% 2.08% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 9.59% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 10
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
211 271 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.13% 21.65% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 153 210 144
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £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 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 13 February 2016.

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 13 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
Colchester - 2 £42,500 - 1
Harlow - 2 £37,500 -
Brentwood -9 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £42,000 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (70.37%) Palo Alto
2 18 (66.67%) CCNP
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) Firewall
4 16 (59.26%) VPN
5 14 (51.85%) ITIL
6 12 (44.44%) CCDP
6 12 (44.44%) IPsec
6 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (40.74%) F5
7 11 (40.74%) SSL
8 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
8 10 (37.04%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (37.04%) FirePass
9 9 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (29.63%) Zeacom
10 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (29.63%) NX-OS
10 8 (29.63%) IP Telephony
10 8 (29.63%) Data Privacy
11 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
11 7 (25.93%) SLA
11 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
11 7 (25.93%) LAN
11 7 (25.93%) Juniper
12 6 (22.22%) WAN
12 6 (22.22%) Incident Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) VPN
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (44.44%) IPsec
4 11 (40.74%) SSL
5 10 (37.04%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (37.04%) FirePass
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (29.63%) IP Telephony
7 8 (29.63%) NX-OS
8 7 (25.93%) LAN
8 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) WAN
10 4 (14.81%) BGP
11 3 (11.11%) MPLS
11 3 (11.11%) OSPF
11 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
12 2 (7.41%) DMZ
13 1 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
13 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Publishing
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Network Security Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Security Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Security Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) PKI
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (29.63%) Data Privacy
4 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 5 (18.52%) Information Security
5 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
6 4 (14.81%) Security Management
6 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
7 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
8 2 (7.41%) Information Management
8 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (66.67%) CCNP
3 12 (44.44%) CCDP
4 5 (18.52%) CCNA
4 5 (18.52%) CISSP
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 3 (11.11%) CEH
6 3 (11.11%) CISM
6 3 (11.11%) MCSE
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.11%) RHCE
6 3 (11.11%) SANS
6 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.70%) CCIE
8 1 (3.70%) CCSA
8 1 (3.70%) CCSE
8 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
8 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.41%) COBIT
3 2 (7.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (7.41%) ISO27002
3 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nessus
1 3 (11.11%) QRadar
1 3 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (7.41%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Palo Alto
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) F5
4 8 (29.63%) Zeacom
5 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
5 7 (25.93%) Juniper
6 6 (22.22%) Aruba
6 6 (22.22%) Infoblox
7 5 (18.52%) Vyatta
8 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 3 (11.11%) Symantec
9 2 (7.41%) BT
9 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
9 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.70%) Avaya
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 17 days ago