The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 84 78 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 25 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.77% 0.41% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.57% 1.93% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 14
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £28,000 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
216 207 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.28% 21.27% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 176 176 159
Average salary £43,250 £37,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% -18.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Colchester -5 6 £50,000 +78.57%
Saffron Walden - 6 £32,500 -
Brentwood - 3 £32,000 -
Chelmsford -12 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
2 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (48.48%) F5
3 15 (45.45%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) Citrix
4 10 (30.30%) Information Security
4 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 8 (24.24%) Windows
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) DHCP
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (24.24%) Thin Client
6 8 (24.24%) VPN
6 8 (24.24%) DNS
6 8 (24.24%) SSL
6 8 (24.24%) CCNP
6 8 (24.24%) HP
6 8 (24.24%) Blue Coat
6 8 (24.24%) CCSE
6 8 (24.24%) BIG-IP
6 8 (24.24%) OSPF
6 8 (24.24%) McAfee
6 8 (24.24%) BGP
6 8 (24.24%) NetScreen
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (24.24%) Fat Client
6 8 (24.24%) TippingPoint

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Firewall
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (24.24%) DHCP
2 8 (24.24%) VPN
2 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) SSL
2 8 (24.24%) BIG-IP
2 8 (24.24%) OSPF
2 8 (24.24%) BGP
2 8 (24.24%) NetScreen
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (24.24%) DMVPN
2 8 (24.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (24.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (18.18%) Broadband
4 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
4 5 (15.15%) VLAN
4 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Security Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Network Security Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Security Specialist
4 8 (24.24%) Network Specialist
4 8 (24.24%) Network Security Specialist
5 6 (18.18%) Customer Support Manager
5 6 (18.18%) Support Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Thin Client
1 8 (24.24%) Fat Client
2 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Information Security
2 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.21%) SIEM
3 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Data Management
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) C#
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (24.24%) CCNP
1 8 (24.24%) CCSE
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
2 16 (48.48%) F5
3 15 (45.45%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) Citrix
4 8 (24.24%) HP
4 8 (24.24%) Blue Coat
4 8 (24.24%) McAfee
4 8 (24.24%) TippingPoint
4 8 (24.24%) Infoblox
4 8 (24.24%) Imperva
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) Sun
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
Harlow, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago