Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 184 209
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 46 84 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.89% 1.28% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.01% 8.21% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 40 74 62
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -8.11% +23.33%
10th Percentile £27,375 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £45,350 £76,125
England median annual salary £50,250 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +3.00% +8.70%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 765 1023 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.79% 15.54% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 621 769 812
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,000 £21,780
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,750 £63,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in the East Midlands

Network Security
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Security in the East Midlands

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the East Midlands

Network Security
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +19 24 £40,000 +8.11% 1
Leicestershire -8 10 £41,500 -2.35%
Northamptonshire +24 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Derbyshire -4 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Lincolnshire +14 2 £28,000 -25.33%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 37 (80.43%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) Cisco
3 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
4 12 (26.09%) Windows
5 11 (23.91%) ITIL
5 11 (23.91%) Finance
5 11 (23.91%) SIEM
6 10 (21.74%) LAN
6 10 (21.74%) WAN
6 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.57%) Python
7 9 (19.57%) Information Security
7 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
7 9 (19.57%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (17.39%) Palo Alto
8 8 (17.39%) VoIP
8 8 (17.39%) Unix
9 7 (15.22%) CISSP
9 7 (15.22%) Internet
9 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
9 7 (15.22%) WLAN
9 7 (15.22%) Wireless
9 7 (15.22%) Threat Analysis
9 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (15.22%) F5
9 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
10 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (10.87%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (80.43%) Firewall
2 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.74%) LAN
3 10 (21.74%) WAN
4 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (17.39%) VoIP
6 7 (15.22%) Internet
6 7 (15.22%) Wireless
6 7 (15.22%) WLAN
7 6 (13.04%) DNS
8 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (10.87%) NX-OS
9 4 (8.70%) BGP
9 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.70%) EIGRP
9 4 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (8.70%) HSRP
9 4 (8.70%) IPsec
9 4 (8.70%) SSL
9 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MS Access
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Law
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Automotive
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Security Specialist
4 7 (15.22%) SOC Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Security Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Junior
6 5 (10.87%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Information Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) IT Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Network Security Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) Network Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Unix
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.87%) Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
1 11 (23.91%) SIEM
2 9 (19.57%) Information Security
3 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (15.22%) Threat Analysis
3 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Data Privacy
5 5 (10.87%) Network Management
5 5 (10.87%) Threat Detection
6 4 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (8.70%) Cyber Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Forensic Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Runbook
6 4 (8.70%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) Python
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.70%) Ruby
2 4 (8.70%) Tcl
3 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) CISSP
3 6 (13.04%) CCNA
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) CCNP
5 4 (8.70%) CEH
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 4 (8.70%) GCIH
5 4 (8.70%) GIAC
5 4 (8.70%) OSCP
5 4 (8.70%) SANS
6 2 (4.35%) CISM
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) CISA
7 1 (2.17%) HNC
7 1 (2.17%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) NIST 800
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Snort
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (4.35%) Suricata
2 1 (2.17%) Cacti
2 1 (2.17%) CFEngine
2 1 (2.17%) Munin
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Opsview
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) Palo Alto
4 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
4 7 (15.22%) F5
5 6 (13.04%) Brocade
5 6 (13.04%) Sourcefire
6 4 (8.70%) Arista
6 4 (8.70%) VMware
7 3 (6.52%) Avaya
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix
7 3 (6.52%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (6.52%) Nortel
7 3 (6.52%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) Intel
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) Sophos
8 2 (4.35%) TippingPoint