Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 181 136
Rank change year-on-year +100 -45 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 108 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.48% 0.64% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.27% 3.61% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 73 18 31
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.21% +18.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,575 £23,500
90th Percentile £49,800 £59,875 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -34.55% +22.22% -14.29%

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 664 747 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.38% 17.84% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 443 596 534
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,172
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.15% +0.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Peterborough +40 99 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridge +36 9 £48,000 +1.05% 2
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 96 (88.89%) Firewall
2 89 (82.41%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (82.41%) Cisco
3 88 (81.48%) TCP/IP
3 88 (81.48%) CheckPoint
4 87 (80.56%) CCNA
5 84 (77.78%) WAN
6 82 (75.93%) Wi-Fi
6 82 (75.93%) Network Management
7 80 (74.07%) LAN
8 79 (73.15%) Ethernet
8 79 (73.15%) OSPF
9 71 (65.74%) Problem-Solving
10 63 (58.33%) Self-Motivation
10 63 (58.33%) Retail
11 56 (51.85%) Wireshark
12 53 (49.07%) Palo Alto
13 52 (48.15%) SolarWinds
13 52 (48.15%) CCNP
14 51 (47.22%) CCSA
14 51 (47.22%) Kalman Filter
14 51 (47.22%) Stealthwatch
14 51 (47.22%) Web Filtering
15 45 (41.67%) Information Security
15 45 (41.67%) Symantec
16 34 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (30.56%) Data Centre
18 32 (29.63%) VoIP
19 31 (28.70%) Avaya
20 30 (27.78%) Nokia

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 5 (4.63%) Apache
1 5 (4.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (88.89%) Firewall
2 88 (81.48%) TCP/IP
3 84 (77.78%) WAN
4 82 (75.93%) Wi-Fi
5 80 (74.07%) LAN
6 79 (73.15%) Ethernet
6 79 (73.15%) OSPF
7 56 (51.85%) Wireshark
8 32 (29.63%) VoIP
9 30 (27.78%) BGP
9 30 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (15.74%) VLAN
11 6 (5.56%) 802.11
11 6 (5.56%) ATM
11 6 (5.56%) Frame Relay
11 6 (5.56%) MRTG
11 6 (5.56%) SAN
11 6 (5.56%) xDSL
12 5 (4.63%) Kerberos
13 4 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) MySQL
General
1 63 (58.33%) Retail
2 5 (4.63%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Marketing
3 2 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (71.30%) Analyst
1 77 (71.30%) Network Analyst
2 46 (42.59%) Network Security Analyst
2 46 (42.59%) Security Analyst
3 18 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Security Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Administrator
6 6 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
6 6 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.63%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Network Support
7 5 (4.63%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Senior Network Support
7 5 (4.63%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.63%) .NET
2 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.63%) LAMP
2 5 (4.63%) LDAP
2 5 (4.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 63 (58.33%) Self-Motivation
2 34 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (30.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (4.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Windows
2 12 (11.11%) Linux
2 12 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.56%) CentOS
3 6 (5.56%) Debian
3 6 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (75.93%) Network Management
2 71 (65.74%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (47.22%) Kalman Filter
3 51 (47.22%) Web Filtering
4 45 (41.67%) Information Security
5 29 (26.85%) Change Control
6 7 (6.48%) Data Security
7 6 (5.56%) Build Automation
7 6 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
8 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.63%) Open Source
9 4 (3.70%) ITIL
9 4 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.78%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.85%) DevOps
11 2 (1.85%) Network Design
12 1 (0.93%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
1 5 (4.63%) PHP
1 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
1 5 (4.63%) VBScript
2 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.93%) C#
2 1 (0.93%) Java
2 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 89 (82.41%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (80.56%) CCNA
3 52 (48.15%) CCNP
4 51 (47.22%) CCSA
5 5 (4.63%) Degree
6 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) CCIE
7 2 (1.85%) CCMSE
7 2 (1.85%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.93%) CISM
8 1 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (4.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (47.22%) Stealthwatch
2 6 (5.56%) Cacti
2 6 (5.56%) Nagios
3 5 (4.63%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (82.41%) Cisco
2 88 (81.48%) CheckPoint
3 53 (49.07%) Palo Alto
4 52 (48.15%) SolarWinds
5 45 (41.67%) Symantec
6 31 (28.70%) Avaya
7 30 (27.78%) Nokia
7 30 (27.78%) Riverbed
8 25 (23.15%) Nortel
9 12 (11.11%) VMware
10 11 (10.19%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
12 6 (5.56%) Fortinet
12 6 (5.56%) Meraki
13 5 (4.63%) HP
13 5 (4.63%) Veeam
13 5 (4.63%) WatchGuard
14 4 (3.70%) Juniper
15 2 (1.85%) Cognizant
15 2 (1.85%) F5