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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 91 73 89
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.34% 1.45% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 8.17% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 1
Average salary £47,000 £33,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.29% -33.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
183 208 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.55% 17.69% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 107 178 204
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 - 1 £27,500 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) CCDP
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
5 2 (16.67%) JNCIE
5 2 (16.67%) CCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) CCSA
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) CISA
5 2 (16.67%) CCDA
5 2 (16.67%) Windows

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (8.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) DMZ
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) FirePass
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (16.67%) Security Officer
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Design Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Network Design Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Junior
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Password Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Metadata Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCDP
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) CISA
4 2 (16.67%) CCDA
4 2 (16.67%) CCSA
4 2 (16.67%) CCSE
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIE
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) GCIA
5 1 (8.33%) GSEC
5 1 (8.33%) GCIH
5 1 (8.33%) GCWN
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) HP