Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 179 141
Rank change year-on-year +63 -38 +42
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 83 23 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.23% 0.63% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.98% 2.94% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 57 16 35
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,875 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% -11.00%

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 756 783 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.34% 21.36% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 468 628 555
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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
Peterborough +25 71 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridge +15 11 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 72 (86.75%) Firewall
2 66 (79.52%) TCP/IP
3 64 (77.11%) Cisco
4 58 (69.88%) CheckPoint
5 57 (68.67%) WAN
6 53 (63.86%) Ethernet
6 53 (63.86%) LAN
6 53 (63.86%) Wi-Fi
7 51 (61.45%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (60.24%) Network Management
9 44 (53.01%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (53.01%) Retail
10 43 (51.81%) Cisco Certification
11 40 (48.19%) CCNA
12 39 (46.99%) Intrusion Detection
13 37 (44.58%) Nortel
13 37 (44.58%) Avaya
13 37 (44.58%) VoIP
13 37 (44.58%) Self-Motivation
14 36 (43.37%) OSPF
15 33 (39.76%) Data Centre
15 33 (39.76%) Riverbed
16 28 (33.73%) Windows
16 28 (33.73%) Linux
17 26 (31.33%) Degree
18 25 (30.12%) Wireshark
18 25 (30.12%) ITIL
18 25 (30.12%) Information Security
19 23 (27.71%) Finance
19 23 (27.71%) Kalman Filter

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 6 (7.23%) IIS
2 5 (6.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (86.75%) Firewall
2 66 (79.52%) TCP/IP
3 57 (68.67%) WAN
4 53 (63.86%) Ethernet
4 53 (63.86%) LAN
4 53 (63.86%) Wi-Fi
5 39 (46.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 37 (44.58%) VoIP
7 36 (43.37%) OSPF
8 25 (30.12%) Wireshark
9 22 (26.51%) BGP
10 12 (14.46%) VLAN
11 9 (10.84%) Frame Relay
12 6 (7.23%) MRTG
13 5 (6.02%) Kerberos
14 4 (4.82%) DNS
14 4 (4.82%) IP Telephony
14 4 (4.82%) VPN
14 4 (4.82%) WLAN
15 3 (3.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) MS Access
General
1 44 (53.01%) Retail
2 23 (27.71%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) Analyst
2 31 (37.35%) Network Analyst
3 21 (25.30%) Security Analyst
3 21 (25.30%) Team Leader
4 18 (21.69%) Network Engineer
5 15 (18.07%) Network Security Analyst
6 11 (13.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Network Support
7 5 (6.02%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Support
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) LAN/WAN Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Network Team Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Security Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) .NET
1 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.02%) LAMP
2 5 (6.02%) LDAP
2 5 (6.02%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.20%) CSS
4 1 (1.20%) HTML
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) RESTful
4 1 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.20%) WCF
4 1 (1.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (53.01%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (44.58%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (39.76%) Data Centre
4 22 (26.51%) Computer Science
4 22 (26.51%) Management Information System
5 21 (25.30%) Driving Licence
6 5 (6.02%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (3.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (2.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.73%) Linux
1 28 (33.73%) Windows
2 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.61%) CentOS
7 3 (3.61%) Debian
7 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (60.24%) Network Management
3 25 (30.12%) Information Security
3 25 (30.12%) ITIL
4 23 (27.71%) Kalman Filter
4 23 (27.71%) Web Filtering
5 22 (26.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (22.89%) Change Control
7 17 (20.48%) Capacity Management
7 17 (20.48%) Configuration Management
7 17 (20.48%) Line Management
7 17 (20.48%) Proactive Monitoring
7 17 (20.48%) WAN Optimisation
8 13 (15.66%) Coaching
8 13 (15.66%) Statistics
9 6 (7.23%) Build Automation
9 6 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (7.23%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (7.23%) Security Operations
9 6 (7.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) Python
2 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.02%) PHP
3 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.02%) VBScript
4 3 (3.61%) Perl
5 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.41%) C#
5 2 (2.41%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) SQL
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (51.81%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (48.19%) CCNA
3 26 (31.33%) Degree
4 21 (25.30%) CCNP
5 16 (19.28%) CCSA
6 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.61%) CCIE
7 3 (3.61%) CCSP
7 3 (3.61%) CISSP
7 3 (3.61%) CSSLP
7 3 (3.61%) GCWN
7 3 (3.61%) ISSAP
7 3 (3.61%) ISSEP
7 3 (3.61%) MCSE
7 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.61%) RHCA
7 3 (3.61%) RHCE
7 3 (3.61%) SSCP
7 3 (3.61%) VCDX
7 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (6.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) Stealthwatch
2 6 (7.23%) Cacti
2 6 (7.23%) Nagios
3 5 (6.02%) Nessus
4 3 (3.61%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 64 (77.11%) Cisco
2 58 (69.88%) CheckPoint
3 37 (44.58%) Avaya
3 37 (44.58%) Nortel
4 33 (39.76%) Riverbed
5 17 (20.48%) Palo Alto
5 17 (20.48%) SolarWinds
5 17 (20.48%) Symantec
6 16 (19.28%) Nokia
7 14 (16.87%) VMware
8 13 (15.66%) Intel
9 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
10 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.23%) Fortinet
11 6 (7.23%) Meraki
12 5 (6.02%) HP
12 5 (6.02%) Veeam
12 5 (6.02%) WatchGuard
13 4 (4.82%) Juniper
14 3 (3.61%) Splunk