Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 119 126
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 16 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.06% 0.73% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 5.98% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 19
Essex median annual salary £45,679 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.56% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £40,193 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £54,675 £61,250 £59,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,300 £50,250
% change year-on-year +10.99% -5.87% +7.49%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 204 234 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.54% 12.26% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 173 176 267
Essex median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Essex

Network Security
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Essex.

Salary trend for Network Security in Essex

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Essex over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Essex

Network Security
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Witham - 6 £49,500 -
Colchester +7 4 £43,858 -23.73%
Basildon - 2 £43,750 -
Brentwood +25 1 - -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £25,000 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security Management
1 6 (37.50%) Security Management
1 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
1 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 6 (37.50%) Security Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (31.25%) IT Audit
2 5 (31.25%) CISM
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Office 365
3 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 10

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) COM+
1 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
1 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (6.25%) LINQ
1 1 (6.25%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security Management
1 6 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 6 (37.50%) Security Architecture
1 6 (37.50%) Security Management
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) IT Audit
2 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) ISMS
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CISM
2 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) MCDST
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) MiFID
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) AlienVault
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Kaspersky
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) RedGate
3 1 (6.25%) VMware