Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 205 165
Rank change year-on-year +62 -40 +86
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 229 162 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.16% 1.39% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.65% 7.19% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 178 134 189
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% +8.99% -15.24%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £76,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +3.00%

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 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 1,965 2,253 2,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.56% 19.36% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,384 1,892 1,733
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,157 £25,025 £23,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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
Cambridgeshire +79 92 £36,000 -20.00% 7
Hertfordshire +47 91 £54,000 -13.60% 8
Bedfordshire -10 31 £55,000 +19.57% 3
Suffolk -5 13 £33,500 -12.99%
Norfolk +8 2 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 of England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 167 (72.93%) Firewall
2 125 (54.59%) Cisco
3 109 (47.60%) WAN
4 99 (43.23%) LAN
5 92 (40.17%) CheckPoint
6 89 (38.86%) TCP/IP
7 84 (36.68%) Wi-Fi
8 80 (34.93%) Cisco Certification
9 79 (34.50%) Information Security
10 70 (30.57%) CCNA
11 68 (29.69%) Data Centre
12 66 (28.82%) Network Management
13 64 (27.95%) Problem-Solving
14 62 (27.07%) Microsoft
14 62 (27.07%) Ethernet
14 62 (27.07%) Windows
15 58 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
16 57 (24.89%) VoIP
17 54 (23.58%) Retail
18 52 (22.71%) Degree
19 50 (21.83%) OSPF
20 49 (21.40%) VMware
21 48 (20.96%) CCNP
22 47 (20.52%) Linux
23 46 (20.09%) Intrusion Detection
24 44 (19.21%) VPN
24 44 (19.21%) Self-Motivation
25 43 (18.78%) Computer Science
25 43 (18.78%) ITIL
26 37 (16.16%) Wireshark

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 11 (4.80%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.62%) Apache
2 6 (2.62%) IIS
3 4 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.55%) Office 365
2 11 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.87%) IaaS
4 2 (0.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Akamai
5 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (72.93%) Firewall
2 109 (47.60%) WAN
3 99 (43.23%) LAN
4 89 (38.86%) TCP/IP
5 84 (36.68%) Wi-Fi
6 62 (27.07%) Ethernet
7 57 (24.89%) VoIP
8 50 (21.83%) OSPF
9 46 (20.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 44 (19.21%) VPN
11 37 (16.16%) Wireshark
12 28 (12.23%) BGP
13 25 (10.92%) DNS
14 22 (9.61%) SAN
15 18 (7.86%) VLAN
16 12 (5.24%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (5.24%) DHCP
17 9 (3.93%) IPsec
18 8 (3.49%) Internet
18 8 (3.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (3.49%) MySQL
5 3 (1.31%) GIS
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) MS Access
General
1 54 (23.58%) Retail
2 35 (15.28%) Finance
3 5 (2.18%) Marketing
4 2 (0.87%) Advertising
4 2 (0.87%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Electronics
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (23.14%) Analyst
2 47 (20.52%) Network Engineer
3 46 (20.09%) Network Analyst
4 39 (17.03%) Security Engineer
5 36 (15.72%) Team Leader
6 29 (12.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 27 (11.79%) Security Analyst
8 22 (9.61%) Network Manager
8 22 (9.61%) Network Security Analyst
9 15 (6.55%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.80%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (4.80%) Consultant
11 10 (4.37%) Development Manager
12 9 (3.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 9 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.93%) Security Consultant
13 8 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (3.49%) Security Manager
13 8 (3.49%) Senior Network Engineer
14 7 (3.06%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.68%) Web Services
2 9 (3.93%) Flash
3 6 (2.62%) .NET
3 6 (2.62%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.18%) LAMP
4 5 (2.18%) LDAP
5 3 (1.31%) HTML
5 3 (1.31%) OAuth
5 3 (1.31%) SAML
6 2 (0.87%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.44%) Django
7 1 (0.44%) jQuery
7 1 (0.44%) Node.js
7 1 (0.44%) React
7 1 (0.44%) RESTful
7 1 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.44%) WCF
7 1 (0.44%) WinForms
7 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (29.69%) Data Centre
2 58 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (19.21%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (18.78%) Computer Science
5 36 (15.72%) Management Information System
6 26 (11.35%) Driving Licence
7 17 (7.42%) Security Operations Centre
8 15 (6.55%) Virtual Team
9 9 (3.93%) EMC VMAX
9 9 (3.93%) Replication
10 8 (3.49%) Public Cloud
11 7 (3.06%) iSeries
12 5 (2.18%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (2.18%) Client/Server
12 5 (2.18%) Cyberattack
12 5 (2.18%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.31%) Cyber Defence
13 3 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.87%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (27.07%) Windows
2 47 (20.52%) Linux
3 21 (9.17%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.06%) Mac OS X
7 7 (3.06%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.18%) CentOS
8 5 (2.18%) Debian
8 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.18%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.18%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.18%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.50%) Information Security
2 66 (28.82%) Network Management
3 64 (27.95%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (18.78%) ITIL
5 33 (14.41%) Kalman Filter
5 33 (14.41%) SIEM
5 33 (14.41%) Web Filtering
6 32 (13.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (13.10%) Security Operations
8 29 (12.66%) Cybersecurity
9 28 (12.23%) Change Control
10 25 (10.92%) Project Management
11 18 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 17 (7.42%) Line Management
12 17 (7.42%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (6.99%) Configuration Management
13 16 (6.99%) Proactive Monitoring
14 15 (6.55%) Capacity Management
14 15 (6.55%) Virtual Team Management
14 15 (6.55%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.06%) Python
2 6 (2.62%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.62%) PHP
2 6 (2.62%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.18%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.18%) VBScript
4 4 (1.75%) Java
4 4 (1.75%) SQL
5 3 (1.31%) C#
6 2 (0.87%) C
7 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (34.93%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (30.57%) CCNA
3 52 (22.71%) Degree
4 48 (20.96%) CCNP
5 29 (12.66%) CCSA
6 20 (8.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (6.99%) CISSP
8 8 (3.49%) CISM
9 7 (3.06%) CCDA
9 7 (3.06%) CCDP
9 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.62%) CCIE
10 6 (2.62%) CCSE
10 6 (2.62%) CISA
11 5 (2.18%) CEH
11 5 (2.18%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.31%) GCFA
13 3 (1.31%) GCIA
13 3 (1.31%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (10.48%) PCI DSS
3 19 (8.30%) SLA
4 17 (7.42%) GDPR
5 10 (4.37%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.75%) QA
7 3 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (12.66%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.99%) vSphere
4 9 (3.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.93%) XenApp
5 5 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.87%) Firmware
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.44%) Docker
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (11.35%) Stealthwatch
2 7 (3.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.06%) Nagios
3 6 (2.62%) Cacti
4 5 (2.18%) Nessus
5 2 (0.87%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) SCOM
6 1 (0.44%) Simpana
6 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (54.59%) Cisco
2 92 (40.17%) CheckPoint
3 62 (27.07%) Microsoft
4 49 (21.40%) VMware
5 36 (15.72%) Avaya
5 36 (15.72%) Nortel
6 34 (14.85%) Palo Alto
7 33 (14.41%) Riverbed
8 27 (11.79%) SolarWinds
9 22 (9.61%) Symantec
10 17 (7.42%) Nokia
11 16 (6.99%) EMC
11 16 (6.99%) HP
11 16 (6.99%) Juniper
12 15 (6.55%) Citrix
13 14 (6.11%) F5
14 12 (5.24%) Fortinet
14 12 (5.24%) Red Hat
15 11 (4.80%) Intel
16 10 (4.37%) CommVault