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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 87 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.098% 1.01% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 6.31% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 12
Median salary - £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +10.22%
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
104 206 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.21% 15.96% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 84 158 184
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £55,000 £47,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 1 - -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 12 (60.00%) CCNP
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (40.00%) MPLS
3 8 (40.00%) BGP
3 8 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) Information Security
4 7 (35.00%) IP Telephony
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (35.00%) Zeacom
4 7 (35.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Unix
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) BCP
6 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (20.00%) Nessus
7 4 (20.00%) CEH
7 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (20.00%) Data Centre

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) BGP
2 8 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 8 (40.00%) MPLS
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (35.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) WLAN
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) Extranet
7 1 (5.00%) LDAP
7 1 (5.00%) SMTP
7 1 (5.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Network Support
2 7 (35.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Switch Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) BCP
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (20.00%) SIEM
5 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
1 4 (20.00%) Python
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CCNP
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) CEH
2 4 (20.00%) CISM
2 4 (20.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) SANS
2 4 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (20.00%) ISO27002
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Nessus
1 4 (20.00%) QRadar
1 4 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Palo Alto
2 7 (35.00%) Zeacom
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (20.00%) Splunk
4 4 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) SAP