Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 209 161
Rank change year-on-year +24 -48 +35
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 192 158 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.55% 1.30% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.84% 7.88% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 159 111 201
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £27,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +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 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 2,171 2,006 2,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.49% 16.52% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,673 1,575 2,165
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -1.16%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Hertfordshire +26 97 £62,500 +4.17% 8
Cambridgeshire -17 39 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Bedfordshire +1 27 £45,528 -4.15% 4
Essex +17 12 £48,000 +20.00% 2
Suffolk +1 12 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Norfolk +23 4 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 123 (64.06%) Firewall
2 107 (55.73%) Cisco
3 77 (40.10%) Data Centre
4 61 (31.77%) SIEM
5 58 (30.21%) Cybersecurity
6 52 (27.08%) CheckPoint
7 50 (26.04%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (25.00%) Degree
9 46 (23.96%) Information Security
10 45 (23.44%) Windows
11 44 (22.92%) CCNP
11 44 (22.92%) VMware
12 43 (22.40%) WAN
12 43 (22.40%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (22.40%) Palo Alto
13 42 (21.88%) Juniper
13 42 (21.88%) MPLS
13 42 (21.88%) BGP
14 40 (20.83%) VPN
14 40 (20.83%) Microsoft
15 39 (20.31%) DNS
16 37 (19.27%) Linux
17 36 (18.75%) Internet
17 36 (18.75%) Security Architecture
18 35 (18.23%) F5
19 34 (17.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 32 (16.67%) Security Operations
21 31 (16.15%) OSPF
21 31 (16.15%) Citrix
21 31 (16.15%) LAN

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 13 (6.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.38%) Akamai
2 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.69%) Office 365
4 5 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (64.06%) Firewall
2 43 (22.40%) Cisco ASA
2 43 (22.40%) WAN
3 42 (21.88%) BGP
3 42 (21.88%) MPLS
4 40 (20.83%) VPN
5 39 (20.31%) DNS
6 36 (18.75%) Internet
7 31 (16.15%) LAN
7 31 (16.15%) OSPF
8 30 (15.63%) IPsec
9 29 (15.10%) Cisco Firepower
10 27 (14.06%) HTTP
11 25 (13.02%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (11.98%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (10.94%) Intrusion Detection
13 21 (10.94%) NetScaler
13 21 (10.94%) SSL
14 20 (10.42%) TCP/IP
14 20 (10.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.65%) Big Data
5 2 (1.04%) MS Access
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) GIS
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) AutoIt
General
1 17 (8.85%) Finance
2 15 (7.81%) Retail
3 4 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (0.52%) Electronics
4 1 (0.52%) Games
4 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (24.48%) Network Engineer
2 36 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 33 (17.19%) Analyst
4 27 (14.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 22 (11.46%) Consultant
6 21 (10.94%) Security Consultant
6 21 (10.94%) Team Leader
7 20 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
9 15 (7.81%) Network Consultant
9 15 (7.81%) Network Security Consultant
10 13 (6.77%) Security Analyst
11 11 (5.73%) Security Manager
12 10 (5.21%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (4.69%) Architect
13 9 (4.69%) Security Architect
13 9 (4.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 9 (4.69%) Senior Security Engineer
13 9 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.46%) HTML
2 13 (6.77%) XML
3 10 (5.21%) 802.1X
4 9 (4.69%) Flash
5 7 (3.65%) Web Services
6 4 (2.08%) boto
6 4 (2.08%) Django
7 2 (1.04%) .NET
8 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.52%) COM+
8 1 (0.52%) CSS
8 1 (0.52%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.52%) jQuery
8 1 (0.52%) LDAP
8 1 (0.52%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.52%) RESTful
8 1 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 77 (40.10%) Data Centre
2 31 (16.15%) Management Information System
3 24 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (11.46%) Computer Science
5 20 (10.42%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (6.77%) Driving Licence
7 11 (5.73%) Public Cloud
8 10 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (4.69%) EMC VMAX
10 7 (3.65%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 6 (3.13%) PKI
12 5 (2.60%) Cyberattack
12 5 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.56%) Replication
13 3 (1.56%) Virtual Team
14 2 (1.04%) iSeries
15 1 (0.52%) CCTV
15 1 (0.52%) Clustering
15 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.44%) Windows
2 37 (19.27%) Linux
3 13 (6.77%) Unix
4 10 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.77%) SIEM
2 58 (30.21%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (23.96%) Information Security
4 36 (18.75%) Security Architecture
5 32 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 26 (13.54%) E-Commerce
6 26 (13.54%) Network Management
7 23 (11.98%) Mentoring
8 20 (10.42%) DevOps
8 20 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (10.42%) ITIL
8 20 (10.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 20 (10.42%) Risk Management
8 20 (10.42%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 19 (9.90%) Load Balancing
10 18 (9.38%) Analytics
10 18 (9.38%) Data Loss Prevention
10 18 (9.38%) WAN Optimisation
11 17 (8.85%) Kalman Filter
11 17 (8.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.90%) Python
2 15 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.08%) Java
3 4 (2.08%) Perl
4 3 (1.56%) SQL
5 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.04%) VBScript
6 1 (0.52%) C
6 1 (0.52%) C#
6 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.52%) VB
6 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (26.04%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (25.00%) Degree
3 44 (22.92%) CCNP
4 29 (15.10%) CISSP
5 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (9.38%) CSSLP
6 18 (9.38%) ISSAP
6 18 (9.38%) ISSEP
6 18 (9.38%) MCSE
7 17 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (7.81%) CCNA
9 14 (7.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 14 (7.29%) CCIE
9 14 (7.29%) CCSP
9 14 (7.29%) GCWN
9 14 (7.29%) RHCA
9 14 (7.29%) RHCE
9 14 (7.29%) SSCP
9 14 (7.29%) VCAP
9 14 (7.29%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 18 (9.38%) GDPR
4 10 (5.21%) SLA
5 7 (3.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (3.65%) PMO
5 7 (3.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.04%) QA
7 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.73%) VMware NSX
3 10 (5.21%) vSphere
3 10 (5.21%) XenApp
4 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.52%) NFS
5 1 (0.52%) Snort
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.73%) vCenter Server
1 11 (5.73%) vRealize
2 10 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.21%) Puppet
3 7 (3.65%) RSA Security Analytics
4 4 (2.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.56%) SCCM
6 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.52%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (55.73%) Cisco
2 52 (27.08%) CheckPoint
3 44 (22.92%) VMware
4 43 (22.40%) Palo Alto
5 42 (21.88%) Juniper
6 40 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 35 (18.23%) F5
8 31 (16.15%) Citrix
9 27 (14.06%) Riverbed
10 23 (11.98%) Fortinet
11 19 (9.90%) Splunk
12 18 (9.38%) Arista
12 18 (9.38%) Blue Coat
12 18 (9.38%) Symantec
13 17 (8.85%) McAfee
14 14 (7.29%) Red Hat
15 12 (6.25%) EMC
16 11 (5.73%) Aruba
16 11 (5.73%) HP
17 10 (5.21%) Tufin