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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / East of England
Rank 174 147 152
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 70 135 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 1.85% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.15% 9.19% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 51 95 94
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 979 1469 1534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.29% 20.08% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 743 1209 1174
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 23 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 20 £43,250 +1.76%
Bedfordshire -9 12 £47,500 -18.80% 1
Essex +6 10 £57,500 +9.52%
Suffolk +28 4 £29,500 - 1
Norfolk -5 1 £55,000 -18.51%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 126 (78.75%) Firewall
2 97 (60.63%) Cisco
3 75 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (45.00%) CheckPoint
5 65 (40.63%) WAN
6 63 (39.38%) CCNP
7 62 (38.75%) LAN
8 53 (33.13%) OSPF
8 53 (33.13%) BGP
8 53 (33.13%) Data Centre
9 49 (30.63%) CCSE
9 49 (30.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (30.00%) CCSA
11 42 (26.25%) Spanning Tree
12 37 (23.13%) Windows
13 35 (21.88%) Linux
14 34 (21.25%) Microsoft
15 31 (19.38%) CCDP
16 30 (18.75%) VPN
17 29 (18.13%) Network Management
17 29 (18.13%) Presales
18 26 (16.25%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (16.25%) TCP/IP
19 25 (15.63%) Juniper
19 25 (15.63%) MS Visio
19 25 (15.63%) Load Balancing
19 25 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (15.00%) Unix
21 23 (14.38%) F5
21 23 (14.38%) Degree

Network Security
Top Related 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 5 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.50%) IIS
3 3 (1.88%) Apache
3 3 (1.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (15.63%) MS Visio
2 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.75%) Office 365
3 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (78.75%) Firewall
2 65 (40.63%) WAN
3 62 (38.75%) LAN
4 53 (33.13%) BGP
4 53 (33.13%) OSPF
5 49 (30.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 42 (26.25%) Spanning Tree
7 30 (18.75%) VPN
8 26 (16.25%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (16.25%) TCP/IP
9 18 (11.25%) DNS
10 16 (10.00%) IPsec
11 15 (9.38%) tcpdump
11 15 (9.38%) Wireshark
12 13 (8.13%) MPLS
13 11 (6.88%) VoIP
14 10 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (6.25%) VLAN
15 9 (5.63%) BIG-IP
15 9 (5.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.88%) MySQL
1 3 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) GCC
General
1 14 (8.75%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (31.88%) Network Engineer
2 41 (25.63%) Consultant
3 39 (24.38%) Security Consultant
3 39 (24.38%) Security Engineer
4 36 (22.50%) Network Consultant
5 35 (21.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 34 (21.25%) Network Security Consultant
7 26 (16.25%) Analyst
8 20 (12.50%) Security Analyst
9 19 (11.88%) Network Analyst
10 18 (11.25%) Architect
10 18 (11.25%) Cisco Engineer
10 18 (11.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 16 (10.00%) Graduate
12 13 (8.13%) Information Analyst
12 13 (8.13%) Information Security Analyst
12 13 (8.13%) Network Security Analyst
13 11 (6.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 10 (6.25%) Junior
14 10 (6.25%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) LLVM
1 4 (2.50%) Middleware
2 2 (1.25%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (33.13%) Data Centre
2 25 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.50%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.88%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.88%) PACS
9 2 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.25%) e-Health
9 2 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.63%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.63%) Replication
10 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.13%) Windows
2 35 (21.88%) Linux
3 24 (15.00%) Unix
4 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.13%) Network Management
1 29 (18.13%) Presales
2 25 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 19 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (11.88%) Information Security
4 17 (10.63%) ITIL
5 15 (9.38%) Mathematics
6 14 (8.75%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (7.50%) SIEM
8 11 (6.88%) Line Management
8 11 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (6.25%) Project Management
10 9 (5.63%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.00%) Web Filtering
12 7 (4.38%) Email Filtering
12 7 (4.38%) Security Architecture
12 7 (4.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.00%) SQL
2 3 (1.88%) Perl
2 3 (1.88%) Python
2 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (39.38%) CCNP
3 49 (30.63%) CCSE
4 48 (30.00%) CCSA
5 31 (19.38%) CCDP
6 23 (14.38%) Degree
7 12 (7.50%) CEH
7 12 (7.50%) CISSP
8 11 (6.88%) CCIE
8 11 (6.88%) CCNA
9 9 (5.63%) CISM
10 8 (5.00%) GSEC
10 8 (5.00%) JNCIA
10 8 (5.00%) JNCIP
11 6 (3.75%) GIAC
12 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
12 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.88%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (1.25%) CISA
14 2 (1.25%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.75%) vSphere
4 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.13%) Docker
5 4 (2.50%) QEMU
5 4 (2.50%) Xen
6 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.25%) KVM
7 2 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) Nessus
2 2 (1.25%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 97 (60.63%) Cisco
2 72 (45.00%) CheckPoint
3 34 (21.25%) Microsoft
4 25 (15.63%) Juniper
5 23 (14.38%) F5
6 17 (10.63%) VMware
7 14 (8.75%) Blue Coat
8 11 (6.88%) Palo Alto
9 10 (6.25%) HP
10 8 (5.00%) Symantec
11 5 (3.13%) CA
11 5 (3.13%) Citrix
11 5 (3.13%) NetApp
12 4 (2.50%) EMC
12 4 (2.50%) Imperva
12 4 (2.50%) Infoblox
12 4 (2.50%) SAP
13 3 (1.88%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.88%) NetWitness
13 3 (1.88%) Sybase
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