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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 215 169 110
Rank change year-on-year -46 -59 +10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 58 52 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.84% 1.07% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.90% 6.62% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 29
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £51,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.53%
75th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,700 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,183 786 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.18% 16.16% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 631 501 416
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,438 £34,472 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% -0.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in the East of England

Network Security
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in the East of England.

Salary trend for Network Security in the East of England

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the East of England

Network Security
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -25 23 £50,000 -24.81% 4
Essex -39 13 £51,000 +7.94%
Cambridgeshire -41 11 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Bedfordshire -21 8 £53,000 +63.08%
Suffolk - 3 £50,000 - 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 32 (55.17%) Firewall
2 30 (51.72%) Cisco
3 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.10%) Azure
4 22 (37.93%) Windows
5 21 (36.21%) Information Security
6 20 (34.48%) ITIL
6 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (34.48%) Social Skills
7 18 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (27.59%) CCNP
8 16 (27.59%) WAN
9 15 (25.86%) LAN
9 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
9 15 (25.86%) AWS
10 14 (24.14%) CCNA
11 13 (22.41%) SLA
11 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
12 12 (20.69%) Wireless
12 12 (20.69%) Microsoft 365
12 12 (20.69%) Palo Alto
13 11 (18.97%) SIEM
13 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
13 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (17.24%) VoIP
14 10 (17.24%) MCSE
14 10 (17.24%) Finance
14 10 (17.24%) VMware
14 10 (17.24%) Incident Management

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (8.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.10%) Azure
2 15 (25.86%) AWS
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.45%) Azure Key Vault
6 2 (3.45%) Azure Sentinel
6 2 (3.45%) GCP
6 2 (3.45%) Lucidchart
7 1 (1.72%) Azure AKS
7 1 (1.72%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (1.72%) GitHub
7 1 (1.72%) Google Play
7 1 (1.72%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 32 (55.17%) Firewall
2 16 (27.59%) WAN
3 15 (25.86%) LAN
4 12 (20.69%) Wireless
5 10 (17.24%) VoIP
6 9 (15.52%) DNS
6 9 (15.52%) VPN
7 8 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.34%) DHCP
8 6 (10.34%) SD-WAN
8 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (8.62%) WLAN
10 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.90%) Internet
11 3 (5.17%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (5.17%) IPsec
11 3 (5.17%) NGFW
11 3 (5.17%) SAN
11 3 (5.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Burp Suite
1 2 (3.45%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (34.48%) Social Skills
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (8.62%) Legal
5 5 (8.62%) Retail
6 2 (3.45%) Advertising
6 2 (3.45%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (3.45%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Architect
2 12 (20.69%) Security Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Network Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Network Security Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) IT Architect
7 4 (6.90%) IT Security Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Network Support
7 4 (6.90%) Network Support Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) SOC Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Node.js
1 2 (3.45%) React
2 1 (1.72%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (8.62%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (8.62%) NHS
4 4 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.17%) Cyberattack
5 3 (5.17%) Insider Threat
5 3 (5.17%) IVR
5 3 (5.17%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.45%) Biotechnology
6 2 (3.45%) CMDB
6 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 2 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.72%) BYOD
7 1 (1.72%) iSeries
7 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Information Security
2 20 (34.48%) ITIL
3 18 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (18.97%) SIEM
5 10 (17.24%) Incident Management
5 10 (17.24%) Security Operations
6 9 (15.52%) Identity Management
7 8 (13.79%) Incident Response
7 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
7 8 (13.79%) SOAR
8 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
8 7 (12.07%) Cryptography
8 7 (12.07%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 7 (12.07%) Network Management
8 7 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Network Architecture
9 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (10.34%) Service Management
10 5 (8.62%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Bash
3 1 (1.72%) Bicep
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) C++
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (27.59%) CCNP
3 14 (24.14%) CCNA
4 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
5 10 (17.24%) Degree
5 10 (17.24%) MCSE
6 6 (10.34%) CISSP
6 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.62%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (8.62%) MCSA
8 4 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.17%) CCIE
9 3 (5.17%) CCSA
9 3 (5.17%) CISA
9 3 (5.17%) CISM
9 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.45%) CCSE
10 2 (3.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) SLA
2 8 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.62%) GDPR
3 5 (8.62%) GxP
3 5 (8.62%) NIST
4 2 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.72%) GRC
5 1 (1.72%) NCSC
5 1 (1.72%) QA
5 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) Docker
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Single Sign-On
1 7 (12.07%) Stealthwatch
2 6 (10.34%) vCenter Server
3 5 (8.62%) QRadar
3 5 (8.62%) SCCM
3 5 (8.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (8.62%) WSUS
4 3 (5.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (5.17%) CASB
4 3 (5.17%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (3.45%) CSIRT
5 2 (3.45%) Nessus
6 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.72%) PaperCut
6 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Cisco
2 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Palo Alto
4 10 (17.24%) VMware
5 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
5 9 (15.52%) ServiceNow
6 8 (13.79%) SolarWinds
7 7 (12.07%) F5
8 5 (8.62%) Juniper
8 5 (8.62%) Symantec
8 5 (8.62%) Varonis
9 4 (6.90%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.17%) Aruba
10 3 (5.17%) FIS
10 3 (5.17%) Intel
10 3 (5.17%) Meraki
10 3 (5.17%) Qualys
11 2 (3.45%) Arista
11 2 (3.45%) Dell
11 2 (3.45%) HP