Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 130 211
Rank change year-on-year +5 +81 -30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 160 246 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.35% 2.40% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 12.68% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 122 182 136
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% -8.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £30,800 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,900 £71,475 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -2.91%

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 1,380 1,940 2,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.30% 18.95% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,048 1,364 1,926
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Bedfordshire +31 68 £45,250 -17.73% 4
Hertfordshire +30 51 £65,000 +20.37% 6
Cambridgeshire -37 21 £36,500 +1.39% 8
Essex +26 14 £44,735 -10.53% 1
Suffolk +6 6 - -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 102 (63.75%) Cisco
2 99 (61.88%) Firewall
3 81 (50.63%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (47.50%) LAN
5 75 (46.88%) WAN
6 69 (43.13%) CheckPoint
7 56 (35.00%) CCNA
8 48 (30.00%) Network Management
9 44 (27.50%) Microsoft
10 42 (26.25%) CCSA
11 39 (24.38%) CCNP
11 39 (24.38%) Presales
12 37 (23.13%) Data Centre
13 36 (22.50%) OSPF
14 34 (21.25%) Check Point Certification
14 34 (21.25%) MS Visio
15 32 (20.00%) BGP
16 31 (19.38%) ITIL
17 26 (16.25%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (16.25%) Palo Alto
18 25 (15.63%) CCSE
19 24 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
19 24 (15.00%) Change Control
20 23 (14.38%) F5
20 23 (14.38%) CCDP
21 21 (13.13%) VMware
22 20 (12.50%) Load Balancing
23 19 (11.88%) Network Design
23 19 (11.88%) Intrusion Detection
23 19 (11.88%) GAP Analysis

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 3 (1.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (21.25%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.63%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.50%) Azure
2 9 (5.63%) IaaS
2 9 (5.63%) PaaS
3 8 (5.00%) SaaS
4 5 (3.13%) AWS
5 3 (1.88%) Office 365
6 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 99 (61.88%) Firewall
2 76 (47.50%) LAN
3 75 (46.88%) WAN
4 36 (22.50%) OSPF
5 32 (20.00%) BGP
6 26 (16.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
8 19 (11.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (11.88%) TCP/IP
9 14 (8.75%) DNS
10 13 (8.13%) DHCP
10 13 (8.13%) SSL
10 13 (8.13%) Wireshark
11 12 (7.50%) WLAN
12 11 (6.88%) tcpdump
13 10 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
14 9 (5.63%) MPLS
14 9 (5.63%) VPN
15 8 (5.00%) Ethernet
16 7 (4.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 11 (6.88%) Public Sector
2 9 (5.63%) Retail
3 1 (0.63%) Finance
3 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 49 (30.63%) Security Engineer
3 47 (29.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 36 (22.50%) Consultant
5 34 (21.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 34 (21.25%) Security Consultant
6 30 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
6 30 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 30 (18.75%) Network Consultant
7 24 (15.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 21 (13.13%) Check Point Consultant
8 21 (13.13%) Cisco Consultant
8 21 (13.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 21 (13.13%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 18 (11.25%) Architect
10 16 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (6.88%) Senior Security Engineer
12 10 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (6.25%) Security Architect
12 10 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) .NET
1 1 (0.63%) COM
1 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.13%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.50%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (1.88%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.63%) IVR
8 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) PKI
8 1 (0.63%) SCADA
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.50%) Linux
2 11 (6.88%) Windows
3 7 (4.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.00%) Network Management
2 39 (24.38%) Presales
3 31 (19.38%) ITIL
4 24 (15.00%) Change Control
5 20 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 19 (11.88%) GAP Analysis
6 19 (11.88%) Network Design
7 18 (11.25%) Strategic Roadmap
8 16 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (9.38%) Security Operations
10 13 (8.13%) Project Delivery
10 13 (8.13%) Technology Roadmap
11 12 (7.50%) Information Security
11 12 (7.50%) Migration
11 12 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (7.50%) Software Testing
12 11 (6.88%) Data Analysis
12 11 (6.88%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (6.25%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.50%) SQL
3 2 (1.25%) Python
3 2 (1.25%) Ruby
4 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.63%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (50.63%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (35.00%) CCNA
3 42 (26.25%) CCSA
4 39 (24.38%) CCNP
5 34 (21.25%) Check Point Certification
6 25 (15.63%) CCSE
7 23 (14.38%) CCDP
8 17 (10.63%) Security Cleared
9 15 (9.38%) SC Cleared
10 9 (5.63%) CISSP
11 7 (4.38%) Degree
12 6 (3.75%) CCIE
13 5 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (3.13%) MCSE
13 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.63%) CCSP
15 1 (0.63%) CEH
15 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 9 (5.63%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (5.00%) SLA
5 2 (1.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.88%) Firmware
4 2 (1.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) CASB
1 9 (5.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (4.38%) Ansible
3 3 (1.88%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.25%) SCCM
4 2 (1.25%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.63%) Puppet
5 1 (0.63%) Suricata
Vendors
1 102 (63.75%) Cisco
2 69 (43.13%) CheckPoint
3 44 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 26 (16.25%) Palo Alto
5 23 (14.38%) F5
6 21 (13.13%) VMware
7 18 (11.25%) Fortinet
8 14 (8.75%) Juniper
8 14 (8.75%) Meraki
9 12 (7.50%) HP
10 10 (6.25%) Aruba
11 9 (5.63%) McAfee
11 9 (5.63%) Symantec
11 9 (5.63%) Trend Micro
12 8 (5.00%) Radware
12 8 (5.00%) ServiceNow
13 7 (4.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 6 (3.75%) Blue Coat
14 6 (3.75%) Extreme Networks
15 5 (3.13%) Zscaler