Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 218 156
Rank change year-on-year +79 -62 +95
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 236 161 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.12% 1.37% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.44% 7.43% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 190 126 191
East of England median annual salary £49,000 £46,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.52% +3.37% -11.00%
10th Percentile £31,225 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,275 £76,250 £59,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%

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 2,063 2,168 2,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.57% 18.49% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,464 1,798 1,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +46 99 £54,000 -13.60% 9
Cambridgeshire +61 85 £37,500 -16.67% 8
Bedfordshire -14 35 £55,000 +19.57% 1
Suffolk -7 12 £34,000 -11.69%
Essex +19 3 £55,000 +46.67%
Norfolk +13 2 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 174 (73.73%) Firewall
2 122 (51.69%) Cisco
3 104 (44.07%) WAN
4 90 (38.14%) LAN
5 86 (36.44%) CheckPoint
6 84 (35.59%) TCP/IP
7 76 (32.20%) Wi-Fi
7 76 (32.20%) Information Security
8 73 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
9 71 (30.08%) Windows
9 71 (30.08%) Data Centre
10 67 (28.39%) Microsoft
11 65 (27.54%) CCNA
12 60 (25.42%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (25.00%) Network Management
14 58 (24.58%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (24.58%) Degree
15 56 (23.73%) Ethernet
16 53 (22.46%) Retail
17 52 (22.03%) VoIP
18 51 (21.61%) VMware
19 50 (21.19%) Linux
20 48 (20.34%) Intrusion Detection
21 47 (19.92%) VPN
21 47 (19.92%) Computer Science
22 46 (19.49%) Self-Motivation
23 45 (19.07%) CCNP
23 45 (19.07%) ITIL
24 41 (17.37%) OSPF
25 38 (16.10%) SIEM

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 (7.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.97%) IIS
3 6 (2.54%) Apache
4 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) nginx
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.20%) Office 365
2 13 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.69%) SaaS
5 3 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.85%) IaaS
6 2 (0.85%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Akamai
7 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 174 (73.73%) Firewall
2 104 (44.07%) WAN
3 90 (38.14%) LAN
4 84 (35.59%) TCP/IP
5 76 (32.20%) Wi-Fi
6 56 (23.73%) Ethernet
7 52 (22.03%) VoIP
8 48 (20.34%) Intrusion Detection
9 47 (19.92%) VPN
10 41 (17.37%) OSPF
11 30 (12.71%) Wireshark
12 27 (11.44%) SAN
13 26 (11.02%) BGP
14 24 (10.17%) DNS
15 18 (7.63%) VLAN
16 17 (7.20%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (5.51%) IPsec
18 12 (5.08%) DHCP
19 10 (4.24%) SSL
20 9 (3.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (5.93%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.54%) MySQL
6 3 (1.27%) GIS
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.42%) MS Access
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) AutoIt
General
1 53 (22.46%) Retail
2 35 (14.83%) Finance
3 5 (2.12%) Marketing
4 2 (0.85%) Advertising
4 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.42%) Electronics
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (20.76%) Analyst
2 46 (19.49%) Network Engineer
3 40 (16.95%) Security Engineer
3 40 (16.95%) Team Leader
4 39 (16.53%) Network Analyst
5 29 (12.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 24 (10.17%) Network Manager
7 23 (9.75%) Security Analyst
8 16 (6.78%) Network Security Analyst
8 16 (6.78%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (5.51%) Consultant
11 12 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (5.08%) Security Consultant
12 11 (4.66%) Cisco Engineer
13 10 (4.24%) Development Manager
13 10 (4.24%) Security Manager
14 9 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 8 (3.39%) Senior Network Engineer
16 7 (2.97%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.78%) Web Services
2 14 (5.93%) Flash
3 6 (2.54%) .NET
3 6 (2.54%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.54%) LDAP
4 5 (2.12%) LAMP
5 4 (1.69%) HTML
6 3 (1.27%) OAuth
6 3 (1.27%) SAML
7 2 (0.85%) Django
7 2 (0.85%) XML
7 2 (0.85%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.42%) CSS
8 1 (0.42%) jQuery
8 1 (0.42%) Node.js
8 1 (0.42%) RESTful
8 1 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.42%) WCF
8 1 (0.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 71 (30.08%) Data Centre
2 58 (24.58%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (19.92%) Computer Science
4 46 (19.49%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (15.25%) Management Information System
6 30 (12.71%) Driving Licence
7 21 (8.90%) Security Operations Centre
8 15 (6.36%) Virtual Team
9 14 (5.93%) EMC VMAX
10 10 (4.24%) Replication
11 9 (3.81%) Public Cloud
12 7 (2.97%) iSeries
13 5 (2.12%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (2.12%) Client/Server
13 5 (2.12%) Cyberattack
13 5 (2.12%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
14 3 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 3 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 2 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (30.08%) Windows
2 50 (21.19%) Linux
3 21 (8.90%) Windows Server
4 20 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.97%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.97%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.54%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.54%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.12%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.69%) CentOS
10 4 (1.69%) Debian
10 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (32.20%) Information Security
2 60 (25.42%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (25.00%) Network Management
4 45 (19.07%) ITIL
5 38 (16.10%) SIEM
6 37 (15.68%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (14.83%) Security Operations
8 31 (13.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (11.02%) Kalman Filter
9 26 (11.02%) Web Filtering
10 25 (10.59%) Change Control
10 25 (10.59%) Project Management
11 21 (8.90%) Line Management
12 18 (7.63%) Configuration Management
12 18 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 18 (7.63%) Proactive Monitoring
13 17 (7.20%) Capacity Management
13 17 (7.20%) WAN Optimisation
14 15 (6.36%) Virtual Team Management
14 15 (6.36%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.66%) Python
2 10 (4.24%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.97%) VBScript
4 6 (2.54%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.54%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.54%) PHP
5 5 (2.12%) Java
6 3 (1.27%) C#
6 3 (1.27%) Perl
7 2 (0.85%) C
7 2 (0.85%) SQL
8 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.42%) VB
8 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (27.54%) CCNA
3 58 (24.58%) Degree
4 45 (19.07%) CCNP
5 24 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (8.47%) CCSA
7 16 (6.78%) CISSP
8 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.39%) MCSE
10 7 (2.97%) CCDA
10 7 (2.97%) CCDP
10 7 (2.97%) CISM
10 7 (2.97%) MCP
10 7 (2.97%) MCTS
10 7 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.54%) A+ Certification
11 6 (2.54%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (2.12%) CCSE
12 5 (2.12%) CEH
12 5 (2.12%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 32 (13.56%) PCI DSS
2 22 (9.32%) GDPR
3 17 (7.20%) SLA
4 10 (4.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.69%) QA
6 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.47%) vSphere
4 15 (6.36%) XenApp
5 9 (3.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) Docker
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.42%) NFS
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.63%) Stealthwatch
2 7 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.97%) Nagios
3 6 (2.54%) Cacti
4 5 (2.12%) Nessus
5 4 (1.69%) SCCM
6 3 (1.27%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.42%) Ansible
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.42%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.42%) SCOM
8 1 (0.42%) Simpana
8 1 (0.42%) Terraform
8 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (51.69%) Cisco
2 86 (36.44%) CheckPoint
3 67 (28.39%) Microsoft
4 51 (21.61%) VMware
5 37 (15.68%) Avaya
5 37 (15.68%) Nortel
6 34 (14.41%) Riverbed
7 29 (12.29%) Palo Alto
8 22 (9.32%) Citrix
8 22 (9.32%) EMC
8 22 (9.32%) HP
9 19 (8.05%) SolarWinds
9 19 (8.05%) Symantec
10 18 (7.63%) F5
11 16 (6.78%) Juniper
11 16 (6.78%) Nokia
12 15 (6.36%) CommVault
12 15 (6.36%) McAfee
13 14 (5.93%) CA
13 14 (5.93%) FalconStor