Period
to 23 February 2018

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

Network Security
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 185 221
Rank change year-on-year +1 +36 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 53 59 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.00% 0.97% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 6.62% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 33
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £27,600
90th Percentile £68,750 £51,125 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,820 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.14% -1.30% +5.00%

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 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 677 891 1,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.71% 14.58% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 573 649 843
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,950 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 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
Nottinghamshire +19 28 £40,000 -37.25% 2
Leicestershire +6 11 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Northamptonshire +12 5 £53,000 +24.71% 3
Derbyshire -14 5 £97,500 +116.67%
Lincolnshire -4 2 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Rutland - 1 £45,000 -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 44 (83.02%) Firewall
2 23 (43.40%) ITIL
3 19 (35.85%) Information Security
4 18 (33.96%) Finance
4 18 (33.96%) CISSP
5 17 (32.08%) Windows
5 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
6 16 (30.19%) Cisco
6 16 (30.19%) SIEM
7 14 (26.42%) Unix
8 13 (24.53%) Cyberthreat
9 12 (22.64%) Patch Management
9 12 (22.64%) Windows Server
9 12 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 12 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (22.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
10 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
10 9 (16.98%) WAN
10 9 (16.98%) LAN
11 8 (15.09%) Internet
12 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (13.21%) Python
12 7 (13.21%) CCNA
12 7 (13.21%) Degree
12 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (13.21%) Threat Analysis
13 6 (11.32%) SANS
13 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
13 6 (11.32%) VoIP

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 2 (3.77%) IIS
1 2 (3.77%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (83.02%) Firewall
2 12 (22.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.98%) LAN
3 9 (16.98%) WAN
4 8 (15.09%) Internet
5 6 (11.32%) VoIP
5 6 (11.32%) Wireless
6 5 (9.43%) SSL
6 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (7.55%) DNS
7 4 (7.55%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (7.55%) WLAN
8 3 (5.66%) DHCP
8 3 (5.66%) OSPF
8 3 (5.66%) VPN
9 2 (3.77%) BGP
9 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
9 2 (3.77%) HTTP
9 2 (3.77%) VRRP
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Law
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
4 2 (3.77%) Military
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Security Specialist
3 11 (20.75%) Information Security Specialist
3 11 (20.75%) Information Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) SOC Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) CISSP Specialist
5 5 (9.43%) IT Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Junior
5 5 (9.43%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Network Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.77%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.77%) Cyberattack
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Unix
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 19 (35.85%) Information Security
3 16 (30.19%) SIEM
4 12 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (22.64%) Patch Management
5 7 (13.21%) Threat Analysis
5 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (9.43%) Threat Detection
7 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (7.55%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (7.55%) Cyber Intelligence
8 4 (7.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (7.55%) Forensic Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Line Management
8 4 (7.55%) Machine Learning
8 4 (7.55%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Python
2 4 (7.55%) Ruby
3 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Tcl
4 2 (3.77%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) CISSP
2 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) CCNA
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.21%) Degree
4 6 (11.32%) GIAC
4 6 (11.32%) SANS
5 5 (9.43%) CCNP
6 4 (7.55%) CEH
6 4 (7.55%) CISM
6 4 (7.55%) GCIH
6 4 (7.55%) OSCP
7 3 (5.66%) SSCP
8 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) CCIE
9 1 (1.89%) HNC
9 1 (1.89%) MCSE
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.89%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (7.55%) GDPR
2 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.66%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.89%) NIST 800
5 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.77%) Snort
3 1 (1.89%) Firmware
3 1 (1.89%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.77%) Suricata
2 1 (1.89%) Cacti
2 1 (1.89%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.89%) Munin
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
2 1 (1.89%) Opsview
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) Cisco
3 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (9.43%) F5
4 4 (7.55%) Palo Alto
4 4 (7.55%) Sourcefire
5 3 (5.66%) Brocade
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 2 (3.77%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.77%) Arista
6 2 (3.77%) FireEye
6 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.77%) Intel
6 2 (3.77%) Sophos
6 2 (3.77%) Splunk
6 2 (3.77%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.89%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.89%) NetIQ