Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 6 months to 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 78 188
Rank change year-on-year -51 +110 -52
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 16 109 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.80% 3.56% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.12% 15.98% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 73 21
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £25,639 £36,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.78% -28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,777 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £48,350 £51,000 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.00% +11.11%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 388 682 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.50% 22.25% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 294 464 660
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,700 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.67% -5.89% +4.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 14 £24,777 -51.42% 1
Peterborough -30 1 £43,000 +19.44% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (43.75%) Data Entry
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) Network Design
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
6 3 (18.75%) Physics
6 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) Juniper
6 3 (18.75%) Firmware
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless Security
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (18.75%) eduroam
6 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
6 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) AWS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (6.25%) Azure
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) eduroam
3 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (18.75%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless Security
4 2 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.25%) IPsec
5 1 (6.25%) Plixer Scrutinizer
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (43.75%) Data Entry
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Physics
3 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
4 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (6.25%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCSP
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Suricata
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (12.50%) Radware
3 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 1 (6.25%) VMware