The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 30 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.72% 1.03% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 10.34% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -17.03%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Network Security
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 29 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.62% 9.93% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 63 27 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Network Security
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Ipswich region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Ipswich

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
2 11 (84.62%) VPN
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 10 (76.92%) Wireless
3 10 (76.92%) IPsec
3 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
3 10 (76.92%) SSL
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) CCSA
3 10 (76.92%) CCSE
3 10 (76.92%) SSH
3 10 (76.92%) Sourcefire
3 10 (76.92%) PKI
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (7.69%) WSH
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
2 11 (84.62%) VPN
3 10 (76.92%) SSL
3 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
3 10 (76.92%) Wireless
3 10 (76.92%) IPsec
3 10 (76.92%) SSH
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Testing Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CCSA
1 10 (76.92%) CCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 10 (76.92%) Sourcefire
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) F5