The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 89 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 19 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.57% 1.82% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 9.28% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 12
Median salary £43,250 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.88% +24.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 266 291 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.98% 19.61% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 212 232 282
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,435
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Cambridge

Network Security
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Cambridge

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Cambridge

Network Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) Linux
3 19 (51.35%) Windows
4 18 (48.65%) Degree
5 14 (37.84%) Unix
5 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
5 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco
7 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
8 6 (16.22%) SLA
9 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
9 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.51%) OSPF
9 5 (13.51%) HP
9 5 (13.51%) BGP
9 5 (13.51%) Project Management
9 5 (13.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (13.51%) ITIL
9 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (13.51%) Line Management
9 5 (13.51%) Docker
9 5 (13.51%) SIEM
9 5 (13.51%) OpenStack
9 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
9 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
9 5 (13.51%) Email Filtering
9 5 (13.51%) Web Filtering
10 4 (10.81%) GCC
10 4 (10.81%) LLVM
10 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) BGP
2 5 (13.51%) OSPF
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.70%) SMTP
6 1 (2.70%) SSH
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) GCC
General
1 5 (13.51%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Graduate
2 9 (24.32%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Network Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Network Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Network Security Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps Manager
8 1 (2.70%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) LLVM
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) Unix
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.51%) Email Filtering
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (13.51%) Line Management
2 5 (13.51%) Project Management
2 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
2 5 (13.51%) SIEM
2 5 (13.51%) Web Filtering
3 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) Network Management
5 2 (5.41%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) CEH
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) CCSA
3 2 (5.41%) CCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
2 4 (10.81%) QEMU
2 4 (10.81%) Xen
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) KVM
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco
2 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.51%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.70%) BT
6 1 (2.70%) Sophos