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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 87 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 17 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.29% 1.69% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.44% 11.01% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 3
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
264 218 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.02% 15.32% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 189 180 177
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Brentwood -3 12 £50,000 +56.25%
Chelmsford +4 3 £62,500 +66.66%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (47.06%) ITIL
4 13 (38.24%) F5
5 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 12 (35.29%) SSL
5 12 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (32.35%) Firewall
6 11 (32.35%) CCNA
6 11 (32.35%) HP
7 10 (29.41%) LAN
7 10 (29.41%) Brocade
8 8 (23.53%) WAN
8 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (20.59%) CCIE
9 7 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (20.59%) Juniper
9 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
9 7 (20.59%) Change Management
9 7 (20.59%) Wireless
10 6 (17.65%) CCNP
10 6 (17.65%) CCDP
11 5 (14.71%) SAN
11 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 5 (14.71%) Windows
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco UCCX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (14.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 12 (35.29%) SSL
1 12 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (32.35%) Firewall
3 10 (29.41%) LAN
4 8 (23.53%) WAN
5 7 (20.59%) Wireless
5 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (14.71%) SAN
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.82%) IP Telephony
8 3 (8.82%) VPN
9 2 (5.88%) DMZ
9 2 (5.88%) IPsec
9 2 (5.88%) FirePass
10 1 (2.94%) Wireless Security
10 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Network Engineer
1 9 (26.47%) Security Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.82%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Design Architect
6 2 (5.88%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Officer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
3 7 (20.59%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Network Management
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Data Management
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.94%) Password Management
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.94%) Information Management
7 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) CCNA
3 7 (20.59%) CCIE
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (17.65%) CCNP
4 6 (17.65%) CCDP
5 4 (11.76%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.82%) MCSE
6 3 (8.82%) MCSA
7 2 (5.88%) CCDA
7 2 (5.88%) CCSA
7 2 (5.88%) CCSE
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIP
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIE
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) GCED
8 1 (2.94%) GCIA
8 1 (2.94%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) F5
3 11 (32.35%) HP
4 10 (29.41%) Brocade
5 7 (20.59%) Juniper
5 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.82%) NETGEAR
7 3 (8.82%) Zeacom
8 2 (5.88%) VMware
9 1 (2.94%) Sun