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 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 95 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.41% 1.29% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 9.68% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 1
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
208 186 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.08% 13.31% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 133 164 182
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
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 22 May 2015.

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 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
Chelmsford +6 3 £62,500 +66.66%
Brentwood -11 2 £57,500 +79.68%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL
4 10 (37.04%) SSL
4 10 (37.04%) CCNA
4 10 (37.04%) F5
5 9 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (29.63%) HP
6 8 (29.63%) LAN
6 8 (29.63%) WAN
6 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
6 8 (29.63%) Brocade
7 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (25.93%) CCIE
7 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
7 7 (25.93%) Wireless
7 7 (25.93%) Change Management
7 7 (25.93%) Juniper
8 6 (22.22%) CCNP
8 6 (22.22%) CCDP
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) SAN
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) SSL
2 9 (33.33%) Firewall
3 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
3 8 (29.63%) WAN
3 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (25.93%) Wireless
5 5 (18.52%) SAN
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (11.11%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
8 2 (7.41%) FirePass
8 2 (7.41%) IPsec
8 2 (7.41%) DMZ
9 1 (3.70%) MPLS
9 1 (3.70%) Wireless Security
9 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Legal
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Security Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.41%) Network Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
2 7 (25.93%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Network Management
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.70%) Password Management
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Information Management
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNA
3 7 (25.93%) CCIE
4 6 (22.22%) CCNP
4 6 (22.22%) CCDP
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.11%) MCSE
6 3 (11.11%) MCSA
6 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) CCSE
7 2 (7.41%) JNCIP
7 2 (7.41%) JNCIE
7 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) CCSA
7 2 (7.41%) CCDA
8 1 (3.70%) CISSP
8 1 (3.70%) SSCP
8 1 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) F5
3 8 (29.63%) HP
3 8 (29.63%) Brocade
4 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.93%) Juniper
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) NETGEAR
6 3 (11.11%) Zeacom
7 2 (7.41%) VMware
8 1 (3.70%) Sun