Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 134 127
Rank change year-on-year +33 -7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.64% 0.19% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 1.54% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 15
Essex median annual salary £43,858 £50,654 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.42% +6.64% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,196 £38,250
90th Percentile £57,300 £75,389 £53,350
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 197 259 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.02% 12.22% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 177 198 274
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.09% -6.88%
10th Percentile £21,900 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £56,900
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Colchester - 4 £43,858 -
Brentwood +31 1 £42,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £27,500 -
Harlow - 1 £49,500 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics
6 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Network Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (22.22%) Mimecast

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 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Mimecast
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Administrator
1 1 (11.11%) Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Network Support
1 1 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
1 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (11.11%) CISM
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) MCITP
6 1 (11.11%) MCTS
6 1 (11.11%) SANS
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CME
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos