Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 190 242
Rank change year-on-year -10 +52 -15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 167 199 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.39% 1.51% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 9.44% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 139 165 118
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -11.33% +12.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,600 £40,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.58% +3.64% +5.26%

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 2298 2109 2605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.06% 15.96% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 1701 2047
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £64,250
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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -24 61 £62,500 +38.89% 4
Bedfordshire +33 50 £43,000 -18.10% 1
Cambridgeshire -46 28 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Suffolk +8 13 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Essex +31 9 £43,858 -13.42%
Norfolk +20 5 £35,000 +48.94%
East Anglia - 1 £95,000 -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 113 (67.66%) Cisco
2 102 (61.08%) Firewall
3 73 (43.71%) CheckPoint
4 72 (43.11%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (41.92%) Data Centre
6 60 (35.93%) LAN
6 60 (35.93%) WAN
7 55 (32.93%) BGP
8 54 (32.34%) OSPF
9 43 (25.75%) CCNP
10 35 (20.96%) CCNA
10 35 (20.96%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (19.76%) VPN
12 31 (18.56%) MPLS
13 30 (17.96%) DNS
13 30 (17.96%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (17.37%) Juniper
15 28 (16.77%) E-Commerce
16 27 (16.17%) Load Balancing
16 27 (16.17%) Network Design
16 27 (16.17%) SIEM
17 26 (15.57%) Palo Alto
17 26 (15.57%) Presales
18 25 (14.97%) IPsec
19 24 (14.37%) CISSP
19 24 (14.37%) Cisco IOS
19 24 (14.37%) Spanning Tree
19 24 (14.37%) Network Management
20 23 (13.77%) Windows
20 23 (13.77%) VMware

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 (2.40%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.38%) Akamai
2 13 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.20%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.60%) Route 53
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (61.08%) Firewall
2 60 (35.93%) LAN
2 60 (35.93%) WAN
3 55 (32.93%) BGP
4 54 (32.34%) OSPF
5 35 (20.96%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (19.76%) VPN
7 31 (18.56%) MPLS
8 30 (17.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (17.96%) DNS
9 25 (14.97%) IPsec
10 24 (14.37%) Cisco IOS
10 24 (14.37%) Spanning Tree
11 21 (12.57%) TCP/IP
12 18 (10.78%) NetScaler
12 18 (10.78%) Wireless
13 16 (9.58%) HTTP
13 16 (9.58%) VoIP
14 13 (7.78%) ADSL
15 12 (7.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.80%) Big Data
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.79%) Finance
3 3 (1.80%) Legal
3 3 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (34.73%) Network Engineer
2 33 (19.76%) Consultant
3 32 (19.16%) Network Consultant
4 31 (18.56%) Security Consultant
5 30 (17.96%) Network Security Consultant
6 27 (16.17%) Security Engineer
6 27 (16.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 26 (15.57%) Network Security Engineer
8 21 (12.57%) Analyst
9 18 (10.78%) Cisco Consultant
9 18 (10.78%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 17 (10.18%) Cisco Engineer
10 17 (10.18%) Cisco Security Consultant
11 16 (9.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 15 (8.98%) Check Point Consultant
12 15 (8.98%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 15 (8.98%) Senior Security Engineer
13 13 (7.78%) Security Analyst
14 12 (7.19%) Firewall Engineer
15 11 (6.59%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.58%) HTML
2 5 (2.99%) XML
3 3 (1.80%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.80%) Flash
4 1 (0.60%) Django
4 1 (0.60%) React
4 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 70 (41.92%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.98%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.78%) Driving Licence
5 8 (4.79%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.59%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (3.59%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.80%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.60%) iPad
9 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.77%) Windows
2 21 (12.57%) Linux
3 10 (5.99%) Unix
4 7 (4.19%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.59%) CentOS
5 6 (3.59%) Mac OS
5 6 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.60%) VMS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.77%) E-Commerce
2 27 (16.17%) Load Balancing
2 27 (16.17%) Network Design
2 27 (16.17%) SIEM
3 26 (15.57%) Presales
4 24 (14.37%) Network Management
5 19 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (10.78%) Analytics
7 16 (9.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 16 (9.58%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 15 (8.98%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (7.78%) Information Security
10 12 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (5.99%) Cryptography
11 10 (5.99%) DevOps
11 10 (5.99%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (5.99%) Security Architecture
12 9 (5.39%) Incident Management
12 9 (5.39%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.59%) Python
2 9 (5.39%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.19%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.59%) Perl
5 2 (1.20%) VBScript
6 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.60%) SQL
6 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (43.11%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (25.75%) CCNP
3 35 (20.96%) CCNA
4 24 (14.37%) CISSP
5 22 (13.17%) CCDP
5 22 (13.17%) CCSE
6 20 (11.98%) Degree
7 16 (9.58%) CCSA
8 11 (6.59%) CISM
9 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (4.19%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (3.59%) CEH
11 6 (3.59%) GIAC
12 5 (2.99%) GCIH
12 5 (2.99%) MCSE
12 5 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.80%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.80%) MCTS
13 3 (1.80%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) GDPR
2 9 (5.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.99%) PMO
4 4 (2.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) Hyper-V
1 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.59%) Docker
3 4 (2.40%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.80%) vSphere
5 2 (1.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (5.39%) Puppet
2 8 (4.79%) Cisco CME
2 8 (4.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (4.19%) ZABBIX
4 6 (3.59%) Grafana
4 6 (3.59%) Munin
4 6 (3.59%) Salt
5 4 (2.40%) vRealize
6 3 (1.80%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.20%) SCCM
7 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 113 (67.66%) Cisco
2 73 (43.71%) CheckPoint
3 29 (17.37%) Juniper
4 26 (15.57%) Palo Alto
5 23 (13.77%) VMware
6 22 (13.17%) F5
7 20 (11.98%) Citrix
7 20 (11.98%) Fortinet
7 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
8 18 (10.78%) Blue Coat
9 15 (8.98%) Riverbed
10 8 (4.79%) Avaya
11 6 (3.59%) HP
12 5 (2.99%) Arista
12 5 (2.99%) Sourcefire
12 5 (2.99%) Splunk
13 3 (1.80%) Aruba
13 3 (1.80%) FalconStor
13 3 (1.80%) Meraki
13 3 (1.80%) Tufin