Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 171 208
Rank change year-on-year +47 +37 -46
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 177 219 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.36% 1.81% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.65% 9.99% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 135 178 134
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £33,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £88,200 £70,000 £75,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -3.85%

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 1,519 2,193 2,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.25% 18.11% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,164 1,632 1,720
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,525 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 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
Hertfordshire +36 79 £60,000 +4.35% 9
Bedfordshire +20 57 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +32 31 £40,500 -12.90% 6
Essex +27 7 £55,000 +12.82%
Suffolk +21 3 £29,000 -47.27%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 of England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 119 (67.23%) Cisco
2 99 (55.93%) Firewall
3 75 (42.37%) CheckPoint
4 66 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (28.81%) LAN
5 51 (28.81%) WAN
6 46 (25.99%) CCNA
7 39 (22.03%) CCNP
8 34 (19.21%) Network Management
9 33 (18.64%) CCSA
10 32 (18.08%) Palo Alto
11 30 (16.95%) F5
12 28 (15.82%) ITIL
13 26 (14.69%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (14.12%) Presales
15 24 (13.56%) Security Cleared
15 24 (13.56%) OSPF
15 24 (13.56%) VMware
15 24 (13.56%) TCP/IP
15 24 (13.56%) Juniper
16 23 (12.99%) Check Point Certification
16 23 (12.99%) Data Centre
17 22 (12.43%) Microsoft
17 22 (12.43%) GAP Analysis
17 22 (12.43%) SC Cleared
17 22 (12.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 21 (11.86%) Intrusion Detection
18 21 (11.86%) BGP
19 20 (11.30%) SLA
19 20 (11.30%) Linux

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 (2.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (9.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) IaaS
2 6 (3.39%) Office 365
2 6 (3.39%) SaaS
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.13%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.56%) Akamai
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 99 (55.93%) Firewall
2 51 (28.81%) LAN
2 51 (28.81%) WAN
3 24 (13.56%) OSPF
3 24 (13.56%) TCP/IP
4 21 (11.86%) BGP
4 21 (11.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (11.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (9.60%) SSL
7 15 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (7.91%) DNS
8 14 (7.91%) Spanning Tree
8 14 (7.91%) Wireless
9 11 (6.21%) Software-Defined Networking
9 11 (6.21%) VPN
10 10 (5.65%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (5.08%) DHCP
11 9 (5.08%) Wireshark
12 8 (4.52%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 12 (6.78%) Retail
2 11 (6.21%) Finance
3 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.56%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (41.81%) Network Engineer
2 50 (28.25%) Security Engineer
3 43 (24.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 29 (16.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 29 (16.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 25 (14.12%) Consultant
5 25 (14.12%) Network Security Consultant
5 25 (14.12%) Security Consultant
6 22 (12.43%) Network Consultant
7 20 (11.30%) Analyst
8 19 (10.73%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 18 (10.17%) Senior Network Engineer
10 16 (9.04%) Architect
10 16 (9.04%) Senior Security Engineer
11 14 (7.91%) Security Architect
12 11 (6.21%) Check Point Consultant
12 11 (6.21%) Cisco Consultant
12 11 (6.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 11 (6.21%) Cisco Security Consultant
12 11 (6.21%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) .NET
1 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.56%) HTML
1 1 (0.56%) Web Services
1 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (7.91%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.39%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.26%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.69%) CESG
9 3 (1.69%) Clustering
9 3 (1.69%) IVR
9 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.69%) PKI
10 2 (1.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.13%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.56%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.30%) Linux
2 19 (10.73%) Windows
3 5 (2.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.56%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.21%) Network Management
2 28 (15.82%) ITIL
3 26 (14.69%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (14.12%) Presales
5 22 (12.43%) GAP Analysis
6 19 (10.73%) Change Control
7 17 (9.60%) Information Security
8 16 (9.04%) Security Operations
9 15 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (7.91%) Threat Intelligence
11 13 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (7.34%) Software Testing
12 12 (6.78%) Incident Management
12 12 (6.78%) Migration
13 11 (6.21%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (6.21%) DNA
13 11 (6.21%) Load Balancing
13 11 (6.21%) Network Design
13 11 (6.21%) Strategic Roadmap
13 11 (6.21%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
1 4 (2.26%) Python
2 3 (1.69%) Ruby
3 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.13%) C
3 2 (1.13%) SQL
4 1 (0.56%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (25.99%) CCNA
3 39 (22.03%) CCNP
4 33 (18.64%) CCSA
5 24 (13.56%) Security Cleared
6 23 (12.99%) Check Point Certification
7 22 (12.43%) SC Cleared
8 18 (10.17%) CCSE
9 13 (7.34%) CISSP
10 12 (6.78%) CCDP
11 10 (5.65%) Degree
12 5 (2.82%) CEH
13 4 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.69%) CCSP
14 3 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (1.69%) CITP
14 3 (1.69%) IISP
14 3 (1.69%) ISSAP
14 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.69%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (11.30%) SLA
3 17 (9.60%) PCI DSS
4 12 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (6.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (6.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (3.95%) GDPR
7 2 (1.13%) NIST
7 2 (1.13%) QA
8 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 20 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.69%) XenApp
5 2 (1.13%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) CASB
1 11 (6.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.69%) Puppet
2 3 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (1.69%) vCenter Server
2 3 (1.69%) vMotion
3 2 (1.13%) Ansible
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.13%) Nagios
3 2 (1.13%) QRadar
3 2 (1.13%) vRealize
4 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.56%) TrustSec
4 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (67.23%) Cisco
2 75 (42.37%) CheckPoint
3 32 (18.08%) Palo Alto
4 30 (16.95%) F5
5 24 (13.56%) Juniper
5 24 (13.56%) VMware
6 22 (12.43%) Microsoft
7 16 (9.04%) Fortinet
8 15 (8.47%) Symantec
9 13 (7.34%) Aruba
9 13 (7.34%) HP
10 12 (6.78%) McAfee
11 11 (6.21%) Trend Micro
12 9 (5.08%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.52%) ServiceNow
14 6 (3.39%) NetApp
15 4 (2.26%) Blue Coat
15 4 (2.26%) Citrix
16 3 (1.69%) Avaya
16 3 (1.69%) Dell