Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 216 202
Rank change year-on-year +29 -14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 191 154 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.52% 1.22% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 7.77% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 159 108 149
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -10.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £71,550 £72,500 £69,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,820 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.14% -1.30% +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 2,298 1,982 2,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.34% 15.68% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,886 1,540 2,266
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +39 93 £62,500 +8.70% 6
Cambridgeshire -42 35 £47,500 +21.79% 6
Bedfordshire +20 32 £41,000 -25.45% 2
Essex +24 13 £43,858 -23.73% 1
Suffolk +15 12 £42,500 +37.10%
Norfolk +23 5 £35,000 -36.36% 6
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 113 (59.16%) Cisco
2 103 (53.93%) Firewall
3 82 (42.93%) Data Centre
4 66 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (32.46%) CheckPoint
6 61 (31.94%) SIEM
7 57 (29.84%) BGP
8 55 (28.80%) Juniper
9 53 (27.75%) CCNP
10 52 (27.23%) MPLS
11 49 (25.65%) Cybersecurity
11 49 (25.65%) Cisco ASA
12 46 (24.08%) OSPF
13 44 (23.04%) DNS
13 44 (23.04%) Palo Alto
14 43 (22.51%) WAN
15 39 (20.42%) Internet
16 38 (19.90%) Degree
17 37 (19.37%) CISSP
18 36 (18.85%) F5
19 34 (17.80%) VPN
19 34 (17.80%) LAN
20 33 (17.28%) Cisco IOS
20 33 (17.28%) VMware
21 29 (15.18%) Linux
21 29 (15.18%) Fortinet
22 28 (14.66%) HTTP
23 27 (14.14%) Citrix
23 27 (14.14%) Management Information System
23 27 (14.14%) IPsec

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 (2.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.52%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.52%) IIS
3 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.09%) Akamai
2 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.62%) Office 365
4 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.05%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Route 53
7 1 (0.52%) SaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 103 (53.93%) Firewall
2 57 (29.84%) BGP
3 52 (27.23%) MPLS
4 49 (25.65%) Cisco ASA
5 46 (24.08%) OSPF
6 44 (23.04%) DNS
7 43 (22.51%) WAN
8 39 (20.42%) Internet
9 34 (17.80%) LAN
9 34 (17.80%) VPN
10 33 (17.28%) Cisco IOS
11 28 (14.66%) HTTP
12 27 (14.14%) IPsec
13 25 (13.09%) NetScaler
14 17 (8.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (8.38%) DHCP
15 16 (8.38%) SSL
16 15 (7.85%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (6.81%) 802.11
17 13 (6.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.19%) Big Data
2 3 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) GIS
4 1 (0.52%) MS Access
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (5.76%) Finance
2 4 (2.09%) Local Government
3 3 (1.57%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.05%) Marketing
4 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (30.37%) Network Engineer
2 38 (19.90%) Analyst
2 38 (19.90%) Security Engineer
3 31 (16.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (14.66%) Consultant
4 28 (14.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 27 (14.14%) Security Consultant
6 25 (13.09%) Network Consultant
6 25 (13.09%) Network Security Consultant
7 18 (9.42%) Security Analyst
7 18 (9.42%) SOC Analyst
8 13 (6.81%) Data Centre Engineer
8 13 (6.81%) Firewall Engineer
8 13 (6.81%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 13 (6.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 13 (6.81%) Senior Security Engineer
9 12 (6.28%) Cisco Consultant
9 12 (6.28%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 12 (6.28%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 12 (6.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.09%) HTML
2 13 (6.81%) 802.1X
2 13 (6.81%) XML
3 3 (1.57%) Flash
4 2 (1.05%) Django
4 2 (1.05%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) .NET
5 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.52%) boto
5 1 (0.52%) COM+
5 1 (0.52%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.52%) LINQ
5 1 (0.52%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (0.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 82 (42.93%) Data Centre
2 27 (14.14%) Management Information System
3 17 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.76%) Public Cloud
5 10 (5.24%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (4.19%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.14%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.09%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (1.57%) Cyberattack
9 3 (1.57%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (1.05%) PKI
11 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.52%) CCTV
11 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.18%) Linux
2 27 (14.14%) Windows
3 18 (9.42%) Unix
4 7 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.52%) VMS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.94%) SIEM
2 49 (25.65%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (14.14%) Information Security
3 27 (14.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 27 (14.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 26 (13.61%) E-Commerce
5 25 (13.09%) Network Design
5 25 (13.09%) Security Architecture
5 25 (13.09%) Security Operations
6 24 (12.57%) Analytics
6 24 (12.57%) Network Management
7 22 (11.52%) Load Balancing
8 21 (10.99%) DevOps
8 21 (10.99%) Mentoring
9 17 (8.90%) Data Loss Prevention
10 16 (8.38%) Risk Management
11 15 (7.85%) Change Control
11 15 (7.85%) Incident Management
11 15 (7.85%) Presales
12 14 (7.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.42%) Python
2 17 (8.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.57%) SQL
4 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.05%) Perl
4 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.05%) VBScript
5 1 (0.52%) C#
5 1 (0.52%) Java
5 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (27.75%) CCNP
3 38 (19.90%) Degree
4 37 (19.37%) CISSP
5 22 (11.52%) CCNA
6 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (7.85%) MCSE
8 13 (6.81%) CISM
8 13 (6.81%) SANS
9 12 (6.28%) CCIE
9 12 (6.28%) CSSLP
9 12 (6.28%) ISSAP
9 12 (6.28%) ISSEP
9 12 (6.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (5.76%) CCSP
10 11 (5.76%) GCWN
10 11 (5.76%) RHCA
10 11 (5.76%) RHCE
10 11 (5.76%) SSCP
10 11 (5.76%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.81%) GDPR
3 9 (4.71%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.71%) PMO
4 7 (3.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.05%) QA
5 2 (1.05%) SLA
6 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (7.85%) VMware NSX
2 7 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.57%) vSphere
5 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.05%) Snort
5 2 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.05%) XenApp
6 1 (0.52%) Docker
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (7.85%) vRealize
2 14 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.33%) Puppet
2 14 (7.33%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.57%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.52%) Grafana
5 1 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.52%) Munin
5 1 (0.52%) Salt
5 1 (0.52%) SCCM
5 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 113 (59.16%) Cisco
2 62 (32.46%) CheckPoint
3 55 (28.80%) Juniper
4 44 (23.04%) Palo Alto
5 36 (18.85%) F5
6 33 (17.28%) VMware
7 29 (15.18%) Fortinet
8 27 (14.14%) Citrix
8 27 (14.14%) Microsoft
8 27 (14.14%) Riverbed
9 26 (13.61%) Blue Coat
10 20 (10.47%) Splunk
11 14 (7.33%) Aruba
11 14 (7.33%) Symantec
12 13 (6.81%) Arista
12 13 (6.81%) Meraki
12 13 (6.81%) Tufin
13 11 (5.76%) Red Hat
14 10 (5.24%) McAfee
15 9 (4.71%) Sourcefire