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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 45 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 3 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.02% 4.40% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% 21.82% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £77,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.38% +115.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Network Security
Suffolk

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
59 55 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.00% 20.15% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 58
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +53.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £77,500
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 January 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) VPN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) IPsec
2 6 (54.55%) SSL
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) Sourcefire
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) CCSA
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) CCSE
4 4 (36.36%) SSH
4 4 (36.36%) PKI
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) McAfee
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
6 2 (18.18%) CCIE
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) VPN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) IPsec
2 6 (54.55%) SSL
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) SSH
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Testing Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
1 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
2 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCSA
2 4 (36.36%) CCSE
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
5 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Sourcefire
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft