Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 195 225
Rank change year-on-year +72 +30 -24
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 217 190 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.38% 1.52% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.35% 8.29% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 166 158 107
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +7.53% -11.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,825 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -0.48%

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 1,757 2,293 1,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.31% 18.37% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,281 1,880 1,551
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 +86 90 £36,000 -24.21% 10
Bedfordshire +9 56 £37,500 -8.54% 3
Hertfordshire +2 52 £47,500 -24.00% 7
Essex +23 9 £50,000 +14.01% 1
Norfolk +21 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Suffolk +10 5 £34,000 -20.00% 2
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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.

1 169 (77.88%) Cisco
2 163 (75.12%) Firewall
3 129 (59.45%) CheckPoint
4 127 (58.53%) Cisco Certification
5 125 (57.60%) LAN
6 122 (56.22%) WAN
7 105 (48.39%) CCNA
8 90 (41.47%) Network Management
9 83 (38.25%) TCP/IP
10 80 (36.87%) Wi-Fi
11 73 (33.64%) OSPF
12 71 (32.72%) CCSA
13 67 (30.88%) Ethernet
14 65 (29.95%) Palo Alto
15 64 (29.49%) CCNP
16 63 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
17 56 (25.81%) Retail
18 55 (25.35%) SolarWinds
19 54 (24.88%) Wireshark
20 53 (24.42%) Self-Motivation
21 51 (23.50%) Information Security
22 47 (21.66%) Data Centre
23 46 (21.20%) Stealthwatch
24 43 (19.82%) VoIP
24 43 (19.82%) Web Filtering
24 43 (19.82%) Kalman Filter
25 39 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
26 38 (17.51%) Symantec
27 36 (16.59%) Change Control
28 34 (15.67%) 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 (1.84%) Apache
1 4 (1.84%) IIS
2 2 (0.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (5.07%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.53%) Office 365
3 8 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.84%) Akamai
4 4 (1.84%) IaaS
5 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 163 (75.12%) Firewall
2 125 (57.60%) LAN
3 122 (56.22%) WAN
4 83 (38.25%) TCP/IP
5 80 (36.87%) Wi-Fi
6 73 (33.64%) OSPF
7 67 (30.88%) Ethernet
8 54 (24.88%) Wireshark
9 43 (19.82%) VoIP
10 32 (14.75%) BGP
10 32 (14.75%) Intrusion Detection
11 24 (11.06%) DNS
12 22 (10.14%) Wireless
13 19 (8.76%) VPN
14 15 (6.91%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (5.99%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (5.53%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (5.53%) SMTP
17 11 (5.07%) FTP
17 11 (5.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.46%) GIS
General
1 56 (25.81%) Retail
2 21 (9.68%) Finance
3 4 (1.84%) Marketing
3 4 (1.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Automotive
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.46%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (38.25%) Network Engineer
2 82 (37.79%) Analyst
3 70 (32.26%) Network Analyst
4 50 (23.04%) Security Analyst
5 45 (20.74%) Security Engineer
6 41 (18.89%) Network Security Analyst
6 41 (18.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 40 (18.43%) Cisco Engineer
7 40 (18.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 24 (11.06%) Support Engineer
9 21 (9.68%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 21 (9.68%) Network Support
10 20 (9.22%) Network Support Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) Architect
13 8 (3.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 8 (3.69%) Junior
13 8 (3.69%) Junior Network Engineer
13 8 (3.69%) Senior Security Engineer
14 7 (3.23%) Check Point Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.76%) 802.1X
1 6 (2.76%) Web Services
2 4 (1.84%) .NET
2 4 (1.84%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.84%) LAMP
2 4 (1.84%) LDAP
3 2 (0.92%) OAuth
3 2 (0.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.42%) Self-Motivation
2 47 (21.66%) Data Centre
3 39 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.99%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.15%) Driving Licence
6 7 (3.23%) Cyberattack
7 6 (2.76%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.30%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.84%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.38%) IVR
10 3 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.92%) Handset
11 2 (0.92%) iSeries
11 2 (0.92%) Replication
11 2 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.46%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.44%) Windows
2 18 (8.29%) Linux
3 15 (6.91%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.76%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.84%) CentOS
7 4 (1.84%) Debian
7 4 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (41.47%) Network Management
2 63 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (23.50%) Information Security
4 43 (19.82%) Kalman Filter
4 43 (19.82%) Web Filtering
5 36 (16.59%) Change Control
6 17 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (7.37%) Incident Management
8 15 (6.91%) ITIL
9 11 (5.07%) Presales
10 10 (4.61%) Change Management
10 10 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.15%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.15%) TOGAF
12 8 (3.69%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (3.69%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.69%) Threat Intelligence
12 8 (3.69%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (3.23%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.84%) C
1 4 (1.84%) JavaScript
1 4 (1.84%) PHP
1 4 (1.84%) PowerShell
1 4 (1.84%) VBScript
2 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.38%) Python
3 2 (0.92%) SQL
4 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 127 (58.53%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (48.39%) CCNA
3 71 (32.72%) CCSA
4 64 (29.49%) CCNP
5 14 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
6 13 (5.99%) Degree
7 12 (5.53%) CCDP
8 11 (5.07%) CISSP
9 10 (4.61%) CEH
10 9 (4.15%) CCSE
11 8 (3.69%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.69%) Security Cleared
12 7 (3.23%) GCIH
12 7 (3.23%) GREM
13 6 (2.76%) CCIE
13 6 (2.76%) CISM
13 6 (2.76%) GCFA
13 6 (2.76%) GCIA
14 4 (1.84%) CCENT
14 4 (1.84%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.22%) SLA
2 9 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.69%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.46%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 28 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.84%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.84%) vSphere
6 2 (0.92%) Firmware
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (21.20%) Stealthwatch
2 4 (1.84%) Nessus
3 3 (1.38%) Nagios
4 2 (0.92%) Cacti
4 2 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.92%) SCCM
4 2 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.92%) TrustSec
4 2 (0.92%) WSUS
5 1 (0.46%) Ansible
5 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 169 (77.88%) Cisco
2 129 (59.45%) CheckPoint
3 65 (29.95%) Palo Alto
4 55 (25.35%) SolarWinds
5 38 (17.51%) Symantec
6 34 (15.67%) VMware
7 32 (14.75%) Microsoft
8 25 (11.52%) Avaya
8 25 (11.52%) Riverbed
9 23 (10.60%) Nokia
10 19 (8.76%) Nortel
11 12 (5.53%) Meraki
12 10 (4.61%) Juniper
13 9 (4.15%) F5
13 9 (4.15%) ServiceNow
14 8 (3.69%) Fortinet
14 8 (3.69%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.69%) Veeam
15 6 (2.76%) HP
15 6 (2.76%) Huawei