Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 126 177
Rank change year-on-year -17 +51 +38
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 65 181 191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.56% 2.30% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.88% 11.67% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 52 136 168
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.22% -23.33% +14.13%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £36,175
90th Percentile £61,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 825 1,551 2,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.78% 19.73% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 633 1,151 1,653
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in the East of England over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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 +25 19 £47,500 +30.14%
Essex +13 17 £34,250 -37.73%
Hertfordshire -8 15 £50,000 +5.26%
Bedfordshire -4 9 £55,000 +46.67%
Norfolk +11 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 39 (60.00%) Cisco
2 34 (52.31%) Firewall
3 28 (43.08%) LAN
4 25 (38.46%) WAN
5 23 (35.38%) Windows
5 23 (35.38%) VMware
6 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (26.15%) VoIP
8 17 (26.15%) Azure
9 16 (24.62%) AWS
9 16 (24.62%) Juniper
9 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
10 15 (23.08%) VPN
10 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
10 15 (23.08%) Aruba
10 15 (23.08%) Windows Server
11 14 (21.54%) Internet
11 14 (21.54%) Python
12 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 13 (20.00%) FortiGate
12 13 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
13 12 (18.46%) Sophos
14 11 (16.92%) Linux
14 11 (16.92%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (16.92%) Office 365
14 11 (16.92%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Azure
2 16 (24.62%) AWS
3 11 (16.92%) Office 365
4 8 (12.31%) Mimecast
5 4 (6.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (1.54%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) Firewall
2 28 (43.08%) LAN
3 25 (38.46%) WAN
4 17 (26.15%) VoIP
5 15 (23.08%) VPN
6 14 (21.54%) Internet
7 11 (16.92%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.23%) Wireless
10 5 (7.69%) Cisco Firepower
11 4 (6.15%) Converged Networks
11 4 (6.15%) Software-Defined Networking
11 4 (6.15%) WLAN
12 3 (4.62%) BGP
12 3 (4.62%) OSPF
12 3 (4.62%) Wireshark
13 2 (3.08%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Security Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Azure Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Network Specialist
4 8 (12.31%) Administrator
4 8 (12.31%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.77%) Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Security Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.31%) Cloud Native
3 8 (12.31%) Public Cloud
3 8 (12.31%) Virtual Team
4 5 (7.69%) Blog
4 5 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (6.15%) FMCG
6 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Windows
2 15 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.92%) Linux
4 9 (13.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (15.38%) Network Management
4 9 (13.85%) DevOps
5 8 (12.31%) Data Security
5 8 (12.31%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (12.31%) Information Security
5 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (12.31%) Security Management
5 8 (12.31%) Service Management
6 7 (10.77%) ITIL
7 6 (9.23%) Information Security Management
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (7.69%) Break/Fix
8 5 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (7.69%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.69%) Security Operations
8 5 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
2 14 (21.54%) Python
3 13 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.31%) CCSP
3 7 (10.77%) Degree
4 5 (7.69%) SANS
5 4 (6.15%) CCNP
6 3 (4.62%) CCNA
6 3 (4.62%) CCSA
6 3 (4.62%) CCSE
6 3 (4.62%) CISM
6 3 (4.62%) CISSP
7 2 (3.08%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.08%) CRISC
8 1 (1.54%) CCENT
8 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) SLA
2 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.69%) AICPA
3 5 (7.69%) COBIT
3 5 (7.69%) NIST
4 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.31%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 8 (12.31%) Ansible
2 8 (12.31%) Kubernetes
2 8 (12.31%) Terraform
3 4 (6.15%) WSUS
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.54%) Puppet
4 1 (1.54%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Cisco
2 23 (35.38%) VMware
3 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 16 (24.62%) Juniper
5 15 (23.08%) Aruba
5 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 12 (18.46%) Sophos
7 10 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (9.23%) Palo Alto
9 5 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (4.62%) Citrix
11 2 (3.08%) Avaya
11 2 (3.08%) Mitel
12 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.54%) F5
12 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.54%) Meraki
12 1 (1.54%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.54%) Tufin