Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 202 180
Rank change year-on-year +83 -22 +59
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 244 160 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.42% 1.34% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.78% 7.04% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 180 134 176
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +12.36% -12.32%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £23,625
90th Percentile £71,500 £76,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,250 £51,500
% change year-on-year +9.45% -2.43% +3.00%

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 1,909 2,272 2,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.93% 18.99% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,344 1,898 1,717
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 18 November 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 18 November 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
Cambridgeshire +95 101 £36,000 -20.00% 9
Hertfordshire +40 86 £52,500 -16.00% 8
Bedfordshire -5 38 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Suffolk -1 13 £33,500 -20.24% 1
Norfolk +9 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Essex +10 1 £50,000 +14.01% 2
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 179 (73.36%) Firewall
2 142 (58.20%) Cisco
3 128 (52.46%) WAN
4 124 (50.82%) LAN
5 110 (45.08%) CheckPoint
6 104 (42.62%) TCP/IP
7 98 (40.16%) Cisco Certification
8 95 (38.93%) Wi-Fi
9 89 (36.48%) CCNA
10 86 (35.25%) Network Management
11 78 (31.97%) Problem-Solving
11 78 (31.97%) Information Security
12 73 (29.92%) Ethernet
13 67 (27.46%) Retail
14 65 (26.64%) Data Centre
15 64 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
16 63 (25.82%) OSPF
16 63 (25.82%) VoIP
17 59 (24.18%) Microsoft
18 56 (22.95%) Windows
19 54 (22.13%) Self-Motivation
20 53 (21.72%) CCNP
21 51 (20.90%) Intrusion Detection
22 49 (20.08%) VMware
23 45 (18.44%) Degree
23 45 (18.44%) VPN
23 45 (18.44%) Linux
24 44 (18.03%) Wireshark
25 42 (17.21%) CCSA
26 41 (16.80%) ITIL

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 7 (2.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.46%) Apache
3 5 (2.05%) IIS
4 4 (1.64%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.56%) Office 365
2 14 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.64%) IaaS
5 2 (0.82%) Akamai
5 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.82%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (73.36%) Firewall
2 128 (52.46%) WAN
3 124 (50.82%) LAN
4 104 (42.62%) TCP/IP
5 95 (38.93%) Wi-Fi
6 73 (29.92%) Ethernet
7 63 (25.82%) OSPF
7 63 (25.82%) VoIP
8 51 (20.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 45 (18.44%) VPN
10 44 (18.03%) Wireshark
11 34 (13.93%) BGP
12 30 (12.30%) DNS
13 19 (7.79%) SAN
13 19 (7.79%) VLAN
14 12 (4.92%) DHCP
15 9 (3.69%) SMTP
16 8 (3.28%) FTP
16 8 (3.28%) Internet
16 8 (3.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.28%) MySQL
4 6 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.23%) GIS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
General
1 67 (27.46%) Retail
2 33 (13.52%) Finance
3 5 (2.05%) Marketing
4 2 (0.82%) Advertising
4 2 (0.82%) Back Office
5 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (27.46%) Analyst
2 59 (24.18%) Network Analyst
3 56 (22.95%) Network Engineer
4 44 (18.03%) Security Engineer
5 36 (14.75%) Security Analyst
6 34 (13.93%) Network Security Engineer
7 30 (12.30%) Team Leader
8 29 (11.89%) Network Security Analyst
9 20 (8.20%) Network Manager
10 17 (6.97%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (4.92%) Network Support
11 12 (4.92%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (4.51%) Consultant
13 10 (4.10%) Development Manager
14 9 (3.69%) Security Consultant
15 8 (3.28%) Administrator
15 8 (3.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 8 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
16 7 (2.87%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.33%) Web Services
2 6 (2.46%) Flash
3 5 (2.05%) .NET
3 5 (2.05%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.05%) LAMP
3 5 (2.05%) LDAP
4 3 (1.23%) OAuth
4 3 (1.23%) SAML
5 2 (0.82%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.41%) Django
6 1 (0.41%) Node.js
6 1 (0.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 65 (26.64%) Data Centre
2 64 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (22.13%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (14.75%) Computer Science
5 31 (12.70%) Management Information System
6 25 (10.25%) Driving Licence
7 14 (5.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (5.74%) Virtual Team
8 8 (3.28%) Public Cloud
8 8 (3.28%) Replication
9 6 (2.46%) Cyberattack
9 6 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (2.46%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (2.46%) iSeries
10 5 (2.05%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (2.05%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.95%) Windows
2 45 (18.44%) Linux
3 21 (8.61%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.28%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.87%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.46%) CentOS
8 6 (2.46%) Debian
8 6 (2.46%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.46%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.05%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (35.25%) Network Management
2 78 (31.97%) Information Security
2 78 (31.97%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (16.80%) ITIL
4 38 (15.57%) Kalman Filter
4 38 (15.57%) Web Filtering
5 37 (15.16%) Change Control
6 29 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (11.48%) Security Operations
7 28 (11.48%) SIEM
8 24 (9.84%) Project Management
9 22 (9.02%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (6.97%) Incident Management
10 17 (6.97%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (5.74%) Line Management
12 14 (5.74%) Virtual Team Management
13 13 (5.33%) Configuration Management
13 13 (5.33%) DevOps
13 13 (5.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.87%) Python
2 6 (2.46%) PHP
2 6 (2.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.05%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.05%) VBScript
4 4 (1.64%) Java
5 3 (1.23%) C
5 3 (1.23%) C#
5 3 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (40.16%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (36.48%) CCNA
3 53 (21.72%) CCNP
4 45 (18.44%) Degree
5 42 (17.21%) CCSA
6 17 (6.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (4.92%) CISSP
8 9 (3.69%) CCSE
9 8 (3.28%) CEH
10 7 (2.87%) CCDP
11 6 (2.46%) CCDA
11 6 (2.46%) CISA
11 6 (2.46%) CISM
11 6 (2.46%) GCFA
11 6 (2.46%) GCIA
11 6 (2.46%) GCIH
11 6 (2.46%) GREM
12 5 (2.05%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (2.05%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (8.61%) PCI DSS
3 16 (6.56%) SLA
4 14 (5.74%) GDPR
5 10 (4.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 34 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (11.48%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.74%) vSphere
4 10 (4.10%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.46%) XenApp
6 2 (0.82%) Firmware
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.41%) Docker
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (13.52%) Stealthwatch
2 7 (2.87%) Nagios
3 6 (2.46%) Cacti
3 6 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.05%) Nessus
5 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) Simpana
5 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 142 (58.20%) Cisco
2 110 (45.08%) CheckPoint
3 59 (24.18%) Microsoft
4 49 (20.08%) VMware
5 40 (16.39%) Avaya
5 40 (16.39%) Nortel
6 39 (15.98%) Palo Alto
7 36 (14.75%) Riverbed
8 34 (13.93%) SolarWinds
9 27 (11.07%) Symantec
10 24 (9.84%) Nokia
11 15 (6.15%) Juniper
12 13 (5.33%) HP
13 12 (4.92%) EMC
14 11 (4.51%) Citrix
14 11 (4.51%) F5
14 11 (4.51%) Red Hat
15 10 (4.10%) Fortinet
15 10 (4.10%) Meraki
16 9 (3.69%) IBM