Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 199 183
Rank change year-on-year +77 -16 +38
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 253 167 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.55% 1.37% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.07% 7.37% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 186 136 152
East of England median annual salary £37,200 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.60% +11.11% -11.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £24,025
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,625 £64,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% -1.90%

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 1,936 2,266 2,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.52% 18.65% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,355 1,868 1,650
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +103 110 £36,000 -20.00% 4
Hertfordshire +40 80 £52,500 -16.00% 11
Bedfordshire -4 45 £50,000 +21.95% 4
Suffolk -2 10 £33,000 -21.89% 2
Norfolk +18 4 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Essex +5 4 £42,500 -3.10% 3
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 191 (75.49%) Firewall
2 162 (64.03%) Cisco
3 146 (57.71%) WAN
4 143 (56.52%) LAN
5 132 (52.17%) CheckPoint
6 119 (47.04%) Cisco Certification
7 108 (42.69%) TCP/IP
8 105 (41.50%) CCNA
9 100 (39.53%) Wi-Fi
10 99 (39.13%) Network Management
11 80 (31.62%) Problem-Solving
11 80 (31.62%) Ethernet
12 75 (29.64%) OSPF
13 71 (28.06%) Information Security
14 68 (26.88%) Retail
15 66 (26.09%) Data Centre
16 63 (24.90%) VoIP
17 62 (24.51%) Self-Motivation
17 62 (24.51%) Analytical Skills
18 58 (22.92%) CCNP
18 58 (22.92%) CCSA
19 56 (22.13%) Microsoft
20 54 (21.34%) Intrusion Detection
21 51 (20.16%) Wireshark
22 49 (19.37%) Windows
22 49 (19.37%) Palo Alto
23 48 (18.97%) VMware
24 47 (18.58%) Change Control
25 44 (17.39%) Avaya
26 41 (16.21%) BGP

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 6 (2.37%) Apache
1 6 (2.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.98%) IIS
3 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.11%) Office 365
2 17 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.37%) IaaS
5 4 (1.58%) Akamai
6 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.79%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (75.49%) Firewall
2 146 (57.71%) WAN
3 143 (56.52%) LAN
4 108 (42.69%) TCP/IP
5 100 (39.53%) Wi-Fi
6 80 (31.62%) Ethernet
7 75 (29.64%) OSPF
8 63 (24.90%) VoIP
9 54 (21.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 51 (20.16%) Wireshark
11 41 (16.21%) BGP
12 35 (13.83%) VPN
13 26 (10.28%) DNS
14 18 (7.11%) VLAN
15 16 (6.32%) SAN
16 12 (4.74%) Wireless
17 9 (3.56%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (3.56%) DHCP
17 9 (3.56%) Internet
18 8 (3.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.16%) MySQL
4 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.19%) GIS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
General
1 68 (26.88%) Retail
2 29 (11.46%) Finance
3 5 (1.98%) Marketing
4 2 (0.79%) Advertising
4 2 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (30.04%) Analyst
2 71 (28.06%) Network Analyst
3 70 (27.67%) Network Engineer
4 48 (18.97%) Security Engineer
5 42 (16.60%) Network Security Engineer
6 39 (15.42%) Security Analyst
7 34 (13.44%) Network Security Analyst
8 22 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
8 22 (8.70%) Team Leader
9 20 (7.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 20 (7.91%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.93%) Network Manager
11 14 (5.53%) Network Support
11 14 (5.53%) Network Support Engineer
12 12 (4.74%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 11 (4.35%) Consultant
14 10 (3.95%) Development Manager
15 9 (3.56%) Security Consultant
15 9 (3.56%) Security Manager
16 8 (3.16%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.56%) Web Services
2 5 (1.98%) .NET
2 5 (1.98%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.98%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.98%) LAMP
2 5 (1.98%) LDAP
3 4 (1.58%) Flash
4 3 (1.19%) OAuth
4 3 (1.19%) SAML
5 2 (0.79%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.40%) Django
6 1 (0.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 66 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 62 (24.51%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (24.51%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 20 (7.91%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.95%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (3.56%) Virtual Team
7 8 (3.16%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.37%) Cyberattack
8 6 (2.37%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (2.37%) Replication
9 5 (1.98%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.58%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.58%) iSeries
11 3 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.79%) Handset
12 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.37%) Windows
2 38 (15.02%) Linux
3 19 (7.51%) Windows Server
4 16 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.16%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.16%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.16%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.77%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.37%) CentOS
8 6 (2.37%) Debian
9 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.98%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (39.13%) Network Management
2 80 (31.62%) Problem-Solving
3 71 (28.06%) Information Security
4 47 (18.58%) Change Control
5 41 (16.21%) Kalman Filter
5 41 (16.21%) Web Filtering
6 31 (12.25%) ITIL
7 27 (10.67%) Computer Science
8 26 (10.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (8.70%) Security Operations
9 22 (8.70%) SIEM
10 20 (7.91%) Project Management
11 18 (7.11%) Incident Management
12 16 (6.32%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (5.93%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 13 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (4.74%) Line Management
17 11 (4.35%) DevOps
17 11 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.77%) Python
2 6 (2.37%) PHP
2 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.98%) Bash Shell
3 5 (1.98%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.98%) VBScript
4 4 (1.58%) Java
5 3 (1.19%) C#
5 3 (1.19%) SQL
6 2 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 119 (47.04%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (41.50%) CCNA
3 58 (22.92%) CCNP
3 58 (22.92%) CCSA
4 36 (14.23%) Degree
5 15 (5.93%) CISSP
6 13 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (4.35%) CCSE
8 10 (3.95%) Check Point Certification
9 9 (3.56%) CCDP
10 8 (3.16%) CEH
10 8 (3.16%) CISM
11 6 (2.37%) CISA
11 6 (2.37%) GCFA
11 6 (2.37%) GCIA
11 6 (2.37%) GCIH
11 6 (2.37%) GREM
12 5 (1.98%) CCIE
13 4 (1.58%) CCDA
13 4 (1.58%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (6.32%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.53%) SLA
4 10 (3.95%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (3.95%) GDPR
5 6 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.58%) QA
7 1 (0.40%) NIST 800
System Software
1 36 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.95%) vSphere
5 7 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.58%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.58%) XenApp
7 2 (0.79%) Firmware
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.40%) Docker
8 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (15.42%) Stealthwatch
2 6 (2.37%) Cacti
2 6 (2.37%) Nagios
3 5 (1.98%) Nessus
4 4 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 162 (64.03%) Cisco
2 132 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 56 (22.13%) Microsoft
4 49 (19.37%) Palo Alto
5 48 (18.97%) VMware
6 44 (17.39%) Avaya
7 40 (15.81%) Riverbed
7 40 (15.81%) SolarWinds
8 39 (15.42%) Nortel
9 32 (12.65%) Nokia
10 31 (12.25%) Symantec
11 16 (6.32%) Juniper
12 14 (5.53%) Meraki
13 12 (4.74%) F5
13 12 (4.74%) HP
14 11 (4.35%) Fortinet
14 11 (4.35%) Red Hat
15 10 (3.95%) Citrix
16 9 (3.56%) Veeam
17 8 (3.16%) EMC