The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 49 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.70% 0.73% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.38% 8.16% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -29.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 49 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.98% 8.93% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 92 46 102
Average salary £43,750 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.52% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Network Security
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Suffolk

Network Security
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Ipswich +12 11 £45,000 +60.71%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (93.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) VPN
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) SSL
3 10 (66.67%) Wireless
3 10 (66.67%) IPsec
3 10 (66.67%) CCSA
3 10 (66.67%) PKI
3 10 (66.67%) CCSE
3 10 (66.67%) SSH
3 10 (66.67%) Sourcefire
4 6 (40.00%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
6 3 (20.00%) SIEM
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
8 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) F5
8 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) CCNP
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (6.67%) IKE
8 1 (6.67%) WSH

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) VPN
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) SSL
3 10 (66.67%) Wireless
3 10 (66.67%) IPsec
3 10 (66.67%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) IKE
4 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Testing Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCSA
1 10 (66.67%) CCSE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
2 10 (66.67%) Sourcefire
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) F5