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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 130 188
Rank change year-on-year -35 +58  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 90 133 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.48% 1.96% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 11.76% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 71 102 71
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1083 1131 1681
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.76% 16.63% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 902 938 1254
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,007
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -30 34 £70,000 +57.30% 4
Suffolk +20 24 £38,500 +27.27%
Bedfordshire +15 20 £46,000 -12.38% 3
Cambridgeshire -22 8 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Essex -14 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 108 (67.08%) Firewall
2 101 (62.73%) Cisco
3 71 (44.10%) CheckPoint
4 59 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (29.81%) LAN
5 48 (29.81%) WAN
6 44 (27.33%) Data Centre
7 40 (24.84%) TCP/IP
7 40 (24.84%) VPN
7 40 (24.84%) BGP
8 38 (23.60%) OSPF
8 38 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (21.74%) IPsec
9 35 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 35 (21.74%) CCNP
10 33 (20.50%) Linux
11 32 (19.88%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (19.25%) Windows
13 30 (18.63%) CCNA
13 30 (18.63%) Juniper
14 28 (17.39%) DNS
15 26 (16.15%) VMware
16 25 (15.53%) Presales
17 24 (14.91%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (13.66%) CCSA
19 22 (13.66%) ITIL
19 22 (13.66%) F5
20 21 (13.04%) Network Management
20 21 (13.04%) SSL

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 4 (2.48%) IIS
1 4 (2.48%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.86%) Apache
2 3 (1.86%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.35%) Office 365
4 5 (3.11%) Akamai
4 5 (3.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.11%) Amazon Glacier
4 5 (3.11%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.11%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.11%) AWS CloudTrail
4 5 (3.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.62%) IaaS
6 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (67.08%) Firewall
2 48 (29.81%) LAN
2 48 (29.81%) WAN
3 40 (24.84%) BGP
3 40 (24.84%) TCP/IP
3 40 (24.84%) VPN
4 38 (23.60%) OSPF
5 35 (21.74%) IPsec
6 32 (19.88%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (17.39%) DNS
8 21 (13.04%) SSL
9 20 (12.42%) IP Telephony
10 19 (11.80%) MPLS
11 18 (11.18%) VoIP
12 17 (10.56%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (10.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (10.56%) HTTP
13 16 (9.94%) Spanning Tree
13 16 (9.94%) VLAN
13 16 (9.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.73%) MySQL
1 6 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) GCC
General
1 19 (11.80%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.97%) Finance
3 4 (2.48%) Advertising
4 2 (1.24%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Automotive
5 1 (0.62%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (32.92%) Network Engineer
2 30 (18.63%) Security Engineer
3 28 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 26 (16.15%) Analyst
5 19 (11.80%) Consultant
5 19 (11.80%) Security Consultant
6 18 (11.18%) Security Analyst
7 17 (10.56%) Architect
8 16 (9.94%) Network Specialist
9 15 (9.32%) Network Analyst
9 15 (9.32%) Senior Network Engineer
10 14 (8.70%) Junior
11 12 (7.45%) Graduate
11 12 (7.45%) Information Analyst
11 12 (7.45%) Information Security Analyst
12 11 (6.83%) Cisco Engineer
12 11 (6.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (6.83%) Network Consultant
12 11 (6.83%) Network Security Consultant
12 11 (6.83%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) HTML
2 6 (3.73%) Web Services
3 5 (3.11%) XML
4 4 (2.48%) LLVM
4 4 (2.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.33%) Data Centre
2 38 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.97%) Fat Client
3 8 (4.97%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.73%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.73%) PACS
6 5 (3.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.11%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.62%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.62%) PMI
9 1 (0.62%) Replication
9 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.50%) Linux
2 31 (19.25%) Windows
3 18 (11.18%) Unix
4 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.53%) Presales
2 24 (14.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (13.66%) ITIL
4 21 (13.04%) Information Security
4 21 (13.04%) Network Management
5 20 (12.42%) E-Commerce
5 20 (12.42%) Load Balancing
6 14 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (8.07%) Proactive Monitoring
8 12 (7.45%) BCP
8 12 (7.45%) Business Continuity
8 12 (7.45%) Business Continuity Planning
8 12 (7.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 11 (6.83%) Mathematics
10 10 (6.21%) SIEM
10 10 (6.21%) Task Automation
11 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.59%) Project Management
12 8 (4.97%) Network Design
12 8 (4.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.45%) SQL
2 7 (4.35%) Perl
2 7 (4.35%) Python
3 6 (3.73%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (21.74%) CCNP
3 30 (18.63%) CCNA
4 22 (13.66%) CCSA
5 17 (10.56%) CCDP
5 17 (10.56%) CCSE
6 11 (6.83%) Degree
7 7 (4.35%) CEH
8 5 (3.11%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.48%) CISM
9 4 (2.48%) CISSP
10 3 (1.86%) GIAC
10 3 (1.86%) GSEC
11 2 (1.24%) CCIE
11 2 (1.24%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.24%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.73%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.94%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.45%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.73%) vSphere
5 5 (3.11%) Docker
6 4 (2.48%) QEMU
6 4 (2.48%) Xen
7 3 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (7.45%) Cisco CME
1 12 (7.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.73%) Nessus
3 5 (3.11%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.62%) Grafana
5 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.62%) Munin
5 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.62%) Puppet
5 1 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 101 (62.73%) Cisco
2 71 (44.10%) CheckPoint
3 35 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 30 (18.63%) Juniper
5 26 (16.15%) VMware
6 22 (13.66%) F5
7 21 (13.04%) Blue Coat
8 20 (12.42%) Citrix
9 18 (11.18%) Palo Alto
10 13 (8.07%) Fortinet
11 12 (7.45%) Avaya
12 7 (4.35%) HP
12 7 (4.35%) NetWitness
13 6 (3.73%) ArcSight
13 6 (3.73%) Sybase
13 6 (3.73%) Symantec
13 6 (3.73%) WatchGuard
14 5 (3.11%) Arista
14 5 (3.11%) NetApp
14 5 (3.11%) TippingPoint
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