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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 64 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.76% 0.70% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 4.94% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £77,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.61% +40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
133 81 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.34% 14.14% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 107 43 134
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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
Ipswich -10 5 £37,500 -51.61%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) Juniper
4 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) SMTP
4 8 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (50.00%) FTP
4 8 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) Signal Processing
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) CCNP
8 2 (12.50%) CISSP
8 2 (12.50%) MPLS
8 2 (12.50%) BGP
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco
8 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 2 (12.50%) SIEM
8 2 (12.50%) DMVPN
8 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (12.50%) vSphere

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) SMTP
2 8 (50.00%) DHCP
2 8 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 2 (12.50%) DMVPN
4 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Signal Processing
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Juniper
3 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft