Network Security Jobs in England

Network Security
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 254 164 325
Rank change year-on-year -90 +161 -60
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 804 2,242 1,378
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.18% 2.26% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.49% 17.26% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 679 895 1,055
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,125 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,783 £58,637 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.07% -2.27% +4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £76,283 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,250 £96,250 £93,750
UK median annual salary £62,783 £59,526 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.47% +3.52% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,474 12,987 15,803
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.86% 13.11% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7,588 8,269 10,089
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,980 £27,750
25th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £51,918 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.66% +1.80% +2.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in England

Network Security
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in England.

Salary trend for Network Security in England

Network Security
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Network Security in England

Network Security
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 24 February 2024. 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
Jobs
London +42 345 £75,000 +10.29% 90
North of England -141 125 £52,500 +10.53% 44
South East -28 99 £62,500 +22.55% 65
Midlands -68 98 £47,500 -20.83% 33
South West -24 83 £60,000 +20.00% 22
North West -110 77 £52,500 -8.70% 29
West Midlands -56 69 £47,500 -20.83% 19
East of England -15 47 £60,000 +41.18% 12
Yorkshire -76 38 £56,500 +23.71% 12
East Midlands -30 29 £50,000 +23.46% 14
North East -12 12 £55,000 +24.44% 3
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (6.72%) Microsoft Exchange
2 42 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.00%) Apache
4 6 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.50%) nginx
6 4 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.12%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.12%) IIS
8 1 (0.12%) Moodle
8 1 (0.12%) Totara
8 1 (0.12%) uWSGI
8 1 (0.12%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
1 2 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 248 (30.85%) Azure
2 115 (14.30%) Microsoft 365
3 104 (12.94%) AWS
4 51 (6.34%) Entra ID
5 48 (5.97%) SaaS
6 45 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (4.85%) Azure DevOps
8 32 (3.98%) IaaS
8 32 (3.98%) PaaS
9 31 (3.86%) Power Platform
10 23 (2.86%) Azure Sentinel
11 17 (2.11%) Microsoft Purview
12 16 (1.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 16 (1.99%) GCP
13 13 (1.62%) OneDrive
14 12 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (1.37%) AWS Direct Connect
16 9 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (1.12%) Power Automate
16 9 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 321 (39.93%) Firewall
2 206 (25.62%) WAN
3 194 (24.13%) LAN
4 128 (15.92%) VPN
5 95 (11.82%) TCP/IP
5 95 (11.82%) Wireless
6 77 (9.58%) DNS
7 70 (8.71%) Wi-Fi
8 65 (8.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 62 (7.71%) SD-WAN
10 58 (7.21%) BGP
11 46 (5.72%) OSPF
12 44 (5.47%) Cisco Firepower
12 44 (5.47%) SAN
12 44 (5.47%) VoIP
13 43 (5.35%) DHCP
14 40 (4.98%) MPLS
15 38 (4.73%) VLAN
16 36 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.74%) Power BI
3 8 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 7 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.75%) Big Data
6 5 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.50%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.50%) Flink
7 4 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (0.50%) Tableau
8 3 (0.37%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.37%) GIS
8 3 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.37%) Redis
9 2 (0.25%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (3.73%) Burp Suite
2 28 (3.48%) Metasploit
3 19 (2.36%) JIRA
4 17 (2.11%) Git
5 12 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.25%) git-flow
8 2 (0.25%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.12%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.12%) GitLab
9 1 (0.12%) Postman
9 1 (0.12%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.12%) Selenium
General
1 243 (30.22%) Social Skills
2 119 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (10.57%) Finance
4 42 (5.22%) Military
4 42 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 38 (4.73%) Public Sector
6 28 (3.48%) Law
7 27 (3.36%) Presentation Skills
8 25 (3.11%) Marketing
9 20 (2.49%) Organisational Skills
10 19 (2.36%) Legal
10 19 (2.36%) Manufacturing
11 17 (2.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 15 (1.87%) Retail
13 12 (1.49%) Aerospace
13 12 (1.49%) Influencing Skills
14 11 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
14 11 (1.37%) Games
15 8 (1.00%) Banking
15 8 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (18.03%) Network Engineer
2 129 (16.04%) Senior
3 125 (15.55%) Security Engineer
4 74 (9.20%) Architect
5 70 (8.71%) Analyst
6 67 (8.33%) Consultant
7 62 (7.71%) Lead
8 61 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 58 (7.21%) Security Consultant
10 46 (5.72%) IT Engineer
10 46 (5.72%) Network Security Engineer
10 46 (5.72%) Senior Security Engineer
11 45 (5.60%) Senior Network Engineer
12 37 (4.60%) Security Analyst
13 35 (4.35%) Security Architect
14 34 (4.23%) Penetration Tester
14 34 (4.23%) Tester
15 31 (3.86%) IT Support
16 30 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
17 29 (3.61%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.24%) Elastic Stack
2 16 (1.99%) 802.1X
3 13 (1.62%) LDAP
4 12 (1.49%) HTML
5 11 (1.37%) Middleware
5 11 (1.37%) Web Services
6 10 (1.24%) web3js
7 9 (1.12%) YAML
8 8 (1.00%) JSON
8 8 (1.00%) Kafka
9 7 (0.87%) CSS
9 7 (0.87%) RESTful
10 6 (0.75%) OAuth
11 5 (0.62%) .NET
11 5 (0.62%) Regular Expression
12 4 (0.50%) Akka
12 4 (0.50%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.50%) Node.js
12 4 (0.50%) React
12 4 (0.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 80 (9.95%) Management Information System
3 59 (7.34%) Security Operations Centre
4 36 (4.48%) Cyber Defence
5 31 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (3.23%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 25 (3.11%) PKI
8 23 (2.86%) Cyber Threat
8 23 (2.86%) Security Posture
9 19 (2.36%) Operational Technology
10 16 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 13 (1.62%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.49%) Cybercrime
13 11 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (1.24%) Blockchain
14 10 (1.24%) Product Ownership
14 10 (1.24%) Web3
15 9 (1.12%) Cloud Native
15 9 (1.12%) Onboarding
15 9 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 134 (16.67%) Windows
2 107 (13.31%) Linux
3 50 (6.22%) Windows Server
4 31 (3.86%) Kali Linux
5 27 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.86%) Android
7 18 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.24%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (2.11%) Windows 10
9 15 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
10 12 (1.49%) Unix
11 10 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.12%) VMS
13 7 (0.87%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.12%) CentOS
17 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (36.82%) Cybersecurity
2 198 (24.63%) Information Security
3 165 (20.52%) Problem-Solving
4 140 (17.41%) SIEM
5 117 (14.55%) ITIL
6 109 (13.56%) Agile
6 109 (13.56%) Security Operations
7 101 (12.56%) Cloud Security
8 99 (12.31%) Computer Science
9 90 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 90 (11.19%) Penetration Testing
9 90 (11.19%) Vulnerability Management
10 78 (9.70%) DevOps
10 78 (9.70%) Roadmaps
11 68 (8.46%) Mentoring
12 67 (8.33%) Application Security
13 66 (8.21%) Security Architecture
14 64 (7.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 62 (7.71%) Disaster Recovery
16 60 (7.46%) Incident Response
Programming Languages
1 83 (10.32%) PowerShell
1 83 (10.32%) Python
2 40 (4.98%) SQL
3 35 (4.35%) Bash
4 20 (2.49%) C#
5 12 (1.49%) C++
6 11 (1.37%) C
6 11 (1.37%) Go
7 8 (1.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (0.87%) Rust
9 6 (0.75%) Ada
9 6 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions
9 6 (0.75%) Embedded C
9 6 (0.75%) Embedded C++
9 6 (0.75%) Groovy
9 6 (0.75%) Java
9 6 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.75%) Kusto Query Language
9 6 (0.75%) Perl
9 6 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 155 (19.28%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (16.79%) Degree
3 125 (15.55%) Security Cleared
4 106 (13.18%) CISSP
5 91 (11.32%) CCNP
6 76 (9.45%) SC Cleared
7 65 (8.08%) CCNA
8 64 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
9 49 (6.09%) DV Cleared
10 34 (4.23%) CCIE
11 32 (3.98%) CISM
12 30 (3.73%) CEH
13 29 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (2.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 21 (2.61%) CCSP
14 21 (2.61%) SANS
15 20 (2.49%) Azure Certification
16 19 (2.36%) SSCP
17 16 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (1.74%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (15.55%) NIST
2 81 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (5.22%) PCI DSS
4 35 (4.35%) NCSC
5 28 (3.48%) GDPR
6 21 (2.61%) NIST 800
7 14 (1.74%) SLA
8 13 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (1.12%) COBIT
9 9 (1.12%) GRC
10 8 (1.00%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.87%) DO-254
12 6 (0.75%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.75%) MISRA
13 3 (0.37%) Accessibility
13 3 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (0.25%) QA
14 2 (0.25%) SOC 2
System Software
1 95 (11.82%) Active Directory
2 74 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (5.35%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 26 (3.23%) vSphere
6 15 (1.87%) Docker
7 10 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.87%) XenApp
9 7 (0.87%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.50%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.37%) HDFS
12 2 (0.25%) Firmware
13 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.12%) NFS
13 1 (0.12%) Snort
13 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (4.85%) Terraform
2 38 (4.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 24 (2.99%) Ansible
5 20 (2.49%) FortiGate
6 19 (2.36%) SCCM
7 18 (2.24%) WSUS
8 15 (1.87%) Nmap
9 10 (1.24%) Puppet
10 9 (1.12%) Nessus
11 8 (1.00%) Progress Chef
12 7 (0.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 7 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.87%) Stealthwatch
13 6 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.75%) Jamf Pro
14 4 (0.50%) SELinux
14 4 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
15 3 (0.37%) CASB
15 3 (0.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 222 (27.61%) Cisco
2 205 (25.50%) Microsoft
3 94 (11.69%) VMware
4 67 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 57 (7.09%) SolarWinds
6 44 (5.47%) Juniper
7 43 (5.35%) Meraki
8 38 (4.73%) Fortinet
8 38 (4.73%) Splunk
9 36 (4.48%) Aruba
9 36 (4.48%) CheckPoint
10 27 (3.36%) Citrix
11 21 (2.61%) HP
11 21 (2.61%) Tanium
12 20 (2.49%) F5
13 19 (2.36%) ServiceNow
14 18 (2.24%) Qualys
14 18 (2.24%) Tripwire
15 17 (2.11%) Google
16 15 (1.87%) Veeam