Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 205 150
Rank change year-on-year +51 -55 +79
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 221 169 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.91% 1.40% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 7.88% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 177 130 211
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,125 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.99% +1.00%

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 2,082 2,146 2,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.04% 17.81% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,485 1,749 1,861
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +50 104 £54,500 -9.17% 22
Cambridgeshire +42 65 £46,000 +4.55% 7
Bedfordshire -3 33 £50,750 +8.56%
Suffolk -17 9 £51,000 +32.47% 2
Essex +20 8 £49,500 +23.75% 1
Norfolk +17 2 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 168 (76.02%) Firewall
2 109 (49.32%) Cisco
3 90 (40.72%) WAN
4 79 (35.75%) Information Security
5 77 (34.84%) LAN
6 72 (32.58%) CheckPoint
6 72 (32.58%) Data Centre
7 68 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 63 (28.51%) Degree
9 62 (28.05%) Wi-Fi
10 61 (27.60%) Microsoft
11 59 (26.70%) Windows
12 56 (25.34%) Cisco Certification
13 53 (23.98%) Intrusion Detection
14 51 (23.08%) VPN
15 49 (22.17%) Cybersecurity
15 49 (22.17%) SIEM
16 48 (21.72%) VoIP
16 48 (21.72%) CCNA
17 47 (21.27%) Computer Science
18 46 (20.81%) Retail
18 46 (20.81%) ITIL
18 46 (20.81%) Network Management
18 46 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
18 46 (20.81%) Problem-Solving
19 45 (20.36%) VMware
20 44 (19.91%) Ethernet
21 43 (19.46%) Security Operations
22 42 (19.00%) Management Information System
23 40 (18.10%) 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 18 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.90%) IIS
2 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.45%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.45%) nginx
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.98%) Office 365
2 9 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.81%) Akamai
4 4 (1.81%) SaaS
5 3 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.90%) IaaS
6 2 (0.90%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 168 (76.02%) Firewall
2 90 (40.72%) WAN
3 77 (34.84%) LAN
4 68 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 62 (28.05%) Wi-Fi
6 53 (23.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 51 (23.08%) VPN
8 48 (21.72%) VoIP
9 44 (19.91%) Ethernet
10 35 (15.84%) OSPF
11 30 (13.57%) BGP
12 27 (12.22%) DNS
13 23 (10.41%) SAN
14 22 (9.95%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (8.14%) IPsec
16 16 (7.24%) Wireshark
17 14 (6.33%) HTTP
18 13 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (5.88%) MPLS
18 13 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (6.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.90%) GIS
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.45%) MS Access
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) AutoIt
General
1 46 (20.81%) Retail
2 29 (13.12%) Finance
3 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.45%) Electronics
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (20.81%) Team Leader
2 41 (18.55%) Network Engineer
3 40 (18.10%) Analyst
4 34 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 27 (12.22%) Network Security Engineer
6 26 (11.76%) Network Analyst
7 23 (10.41%) Network Manager
8 17 (7.69%) Security Analyst
9 14 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (5.88%) Consultant
11 12 (5.43%) Security Consultant
11 12 (5.43%) Security Manager
12 11 (4.98%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (4.07%) Cisco Engineer
13 9 (4.07%) Development Manager
14 8 (3.62%) Senior Network Engineer
15 7 (3.17%) Cisco Support
15 7 (3.17%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.33%) Flash
2 10 (4.52%) Web Services
3 8 (3.62%) HTML
4 3 (1.36%) boto
4 3 (1.36%) Django
4 3 (1.36%) XML
5 2 (0.90%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.45%) .NET
6 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) jQuery
6 1 (0.45%) LDAP
6 1 (0.45%) Node.js
6 1 (0.45%) OAuth
6 1 (0.45%) React
6 1 (0.45%) RESTful
6 1 (0.45%) SAML
6 1 (0.45%) WCF
6 1 (0.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 72 (32.58%) Data Centre
2 47 (21.27%) Computer Science
3 46 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (19.00%) Management Information System
5 37 (16.74%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (11.31%) Driving Licence
6 25 (11.31%) Security Operations Centre
7 15 (6.79%) Virtual Team
8 14 (6.33%) EMC VMAX
9 8 (3.62%) Replication
10 6 (2.71%) PKI
11 5 (2.26%) Client/Server
11 5 (2.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 5 (2.26%) Cyberattack
11 5 (2.26%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (2.26%) iSeries
12 4 (1.81%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.70%) Windows
2 40 (18.10%) Linux
3 15 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.43%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.17%) Mac OS X
7 7 (3.17%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.71%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.71%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.90%) CentOS
10 2 (0.90%) Debian
10 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.75%) Information Security
2 49 (22.17%) Cybersecurity
2 49 (22.17%) SIEM
3 46 (20.81%) ITIL
3 46 (20.81%) Network Management
3 46 (20.81%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (19.46%) Security Operations
5 26 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (11.31%) Security Architecture
7 24 (10.86%) Project Management
8 22 (9.95%) Line Management
9 20 (9.05%) Change Control
10 18 (8.14%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (8.14%) Proactive Monitoring
10 18 (8.14%) Web Filtering
11 17 (7.69%) Capacity Management
11 17 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 17 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
12 16 (7.24%) E-Commerce
12 16 (7.24%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.52%) Python
2 6 (2.71%) Java
3 5 (2.26%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.36%) C#
4 3 (1.36%) Perl
5 2 (0.90%) C
5 2 (0.90%) SQL
5 2 (0.90%) VBScript
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.45%) VB
6 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (28.51%) Degree
2 56 (25.34%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (21.72%) CCNA
4 33 (14.93%) CCNP
5 27 (12.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (9.95%) CISSP
7 14 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.52%) MCSE
9 9 (4.07%) CCSA
9 9 (4.07%) CISM
9 9 (4.07%) CSSLP
9 9 (4.07%) ISSAP
9 9 (4.07%) ISSEP
9 9 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.17%) Master's Degree
10 7 (3.17%) MCP
10 7 (3.17%) MCTS
11 6 (2.71%) A+ Certification
11 6 (2.71%) CEH
11 6 (2.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (14.03%) PCI DSS
3 26 (11.76%) GDPR
4 17 (7.69%) SLA
5 5 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.81%) QA
7 3 (1.36%) PMO
8 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 26 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.14%) vSphere
3 15 (6.79%) XenApp
4 4 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) Docker
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.45%) NFS
6 1 (0.45%) Snort
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.17%) Stealthwatch
2 5 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.26%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (1.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (1.81%) Nagios
3 4 (1.81%) SCCM
4 3 (1.36%) Cacti
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.45%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) Simpana
6 1 (0.45%) Terraform
6 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (49.32%) Cisco
2 72 (32.58%) CheckPoint
3 61 (27.60%) Microsoft
4 45 (20.36%) VMware
5 35 (15.84%) Avaya
5 35 (15.84%) Nortel
5 35 (15.84%) Riverbed
6 26 (11.76%) Citrix
7 24 (10.86%) Palo Alto
8 20 (9.05%) EMC
9 17 (7.69%) F5
9 17 (7.69%) HP
9 17 (7.69%) Juniper
10 15 (6.79%) CommVault
10 15 (6.79%) Fortinet
10 15 (6.79%) McAfee
11 14 (6.33%) CA
11 14 (6.33%) FalconStor
11 14 (6.33%) Nokia
11 14 (6.33%) Symantec