Period
to 22 January 2019

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

Network Security
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 173 176
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +36
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 39 60 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.91% 1.16% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 8.89% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 64
East Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.94% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,500 £27,500 £35,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,910
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.14% -1.12%

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 693 675 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.24% 13.01% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 457 556 668
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,650 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 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
Nottinghamshire +11 15 £53,750 +34.38% 8
Leicestershire -30 11 £45,000 -15.09% 1
Derbyshire +27 6 £38,750 -60.26% 3
Northamptonshire -7 1 £52,500 -4.55%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 13 (33.33%) Linux
4 12 (30.77%) Python
5 11 (28.21%) Perl
5 11 (28.21%) CCNP
5 11 (28.21%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (28.21%) Project Management
5 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
6 10 (25.64%) L2TP
6 10 (25.64%) RSVP
6 10 (25.64%) MPLS
6 10 (25.64%) Remedy
6 10 (25.64%) BGP
6 10 (25.64%) Internet
6 10 (25.64%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (25.64%) F5
7 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (20.51%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (20.51%) Line Management
8 8 (20.51%) SSL
8 8 (20.51%) CCNA
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) Juniper
9 7 (17.95%) VPN
9 7 (17.95%) DNS

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 4 (10.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) GitHub
2 5 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (10.26%) IaaS
3 4 (10.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.56%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) Route 53
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (25.64%) BGP
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (25.64%) Internet
3 10 (25.64%) L2TP
3 10 (25.64%) MPLS
3 10 (25.64%) RSVP
4 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 8 (20.51%) SSL
6 7 (17.95%) DNS
6 7 (17.95%) VPN
7 6 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (12.82%) IPsec
8 5 (12.82%) Wireless
9 4 (10.26%) HTTP
9 4 (10.26%) IPv4
9 4 (10.26%) IPv6
10 3 (7.69%) PPP
10 3 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Network Engineer
2 18 (46.15%) Security Engineer
3 15 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Core Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Information Security Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) JSON
1 4 (10.26%) Protocol Buffers
1 4 (10.26%) REST
1 4 (10.26%) RESTful
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Cloud
2 4 (10.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (10.26%) PKI
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.13%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Project Management
2 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (20.51%) Data Loss Prevention
3 8 (20.51%) Line Management
4 7 (17.95%) SIEM
5 6 (15.38%) Information Security
5 6 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
5 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Server Hardening
7 4 (10.26%) Data-Driven Decision Making
7 4 (10.26%) Decision-Making
7 4 (10.26%) Due Diligence
7 4 (10.26%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (10.26%) Security Auditing
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Threat Detection
7 4 (10.26%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Python
2 11 (28.21%) Perl
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby
5 4 (10.26%) Go
5 4 (10.26%) VBScript
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) CCNP
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCNA
3 6 (15.38%) Degree
4 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) CISM
5 4 (10.26%) CISSP
5 4 (10.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) CEH
8 1 (2.56%) CCIE
8 1 (2.56%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.56%) GIAC
8 1 (2.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
1 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes
1 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.69%) RANCID
3 2 (5.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Grafana
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) Packer
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco
2 10 (25.64%) F5
2 10 (25.64%) Remedy
3 7 (17.95%) Juniper
4 6 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 6 (15.38%) Thales
5 4 (10.26%) Google
5 4 (10.26%) McAfee
5 4 (10.26%) Splunk
5 4 (10.26%) Symantec
6 3 (7.69%) AlienVault
6 3 (7.69%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.13%) Avaya
7 2 (5.13%) Brocade
7 2 (5.13%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (5.13%) Nortel
7 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.56%) VMware