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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 76 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.29% 0.53% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.47% 2.44% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 11
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +44.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +1.76%
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
232 246 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.00% 21.79% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 177 207 147
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £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 2 October 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 2 October 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 - 2 £51,250 -
Chelmsford - 1 £19,366 - 1
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 14 (41.18%) Information Security
2 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
2 13 (38.24%) Data Management
3 12 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 11 (32.35%) MS Office
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
5 10 (29.41%) ITIL
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 8 (23.53%) Juniper
8 7 (20.59%) WAN
8 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
8 7 (20.59%) Cisco
8 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (20.59%) VMware
8 7 (20.59%) Firewall
9 6 (17.65%) vSphere
9 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
9 6 (17.65%) VLAN
9 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (17.65%) MPLS
9 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (17.65%) CCIE
9 6 (17.65%) Citrix
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (14.71%) SDH
10 5 (14.71%) Python

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (20.59%) WAN
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) MPLS
3 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
3 6 (17.65%) VLAN
4 5 (14.71%) OSPF
4 5 (14.71%) BGP
4 5 (14.71%) Internet
4 5 (14.71%) DWDM
4 5 (14.71%) SDH
4 5 (14.71%) Junos
4 5 (14.71%) Multicast
5 4 (11.76%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) NAS
7 1 (2.94%) HTTP
7 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Security Officer
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security Officer
2 7 (20.59%) IT Security Officer
2 7 (20.59%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Support Technician
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support Technician
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Technician
4 5 (14.71%) Design Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Auditor
5 2 (5.88%) Security Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Junior
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) IT Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Equities
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.71%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Information Security
2 13 (38.24%) Data Management
3 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Network Design
5 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
5 5 (14.71%) System Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL V2
8 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.94%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Perl
1 5 (14.71%) Python
2 3 (8.82%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCIE
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.71%) JNCIE
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
6 1 (2.94%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) vSphere
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) WSUS
1 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Juniper
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
5 2 (5.88%) Aruba
5 2 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) TippingPoint
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee
6 1 (2.94%) Siemens
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) HP
Essex
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 23 days ago