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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 92 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.87% 1.29% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 6.90% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 22
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 123 203 268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 11.94% 18.74% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94 161 198
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester 0 4 £57,500 +35.29%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 12 (80.00%) DNS
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 10 (66.67%) OSPF
3 10 (66.67%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) SSL
5 7 (46.67%) SMTP
5 7 (46.67%) IPsec
6 6 (40.00%) Juniper
6 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (40.00%) JNCIP
6 6 (40.00%) IMAP
6 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (40.00%) Internet
6 6 (40.00%) Extranet
6 6 (40.00%) MPLS
6 6 (40.00%) FTP
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) Unix
6 6 (40.00%) LDAP
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (26.67%) Line Management

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 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) DNS
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) BGP
2 10 (66.67%) OSPF
3 8 (53.33%) SSL
4 7 (46.67%) IPsec
4 7 (46.67%) SMTP
5 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (40.00%) Extranet
5 6 (40.00%) FTP
5 6 (40.00%) IMAP
5 6 (40.00%) Internet
5 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) LDAP
5 6 (40.00%) MPLS
5 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Check Point Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Network Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Security Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (26.67%) Line Management
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Threat Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Multichannel Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) JNCIP
4 4 (26.67%) CCSE
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CEH
5 1 (6.67%) CISM
5 1 (6.67%) CISSP
5 1 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (6.67%) IISP
5 1 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) Imperva
3 4 (26.67%) Infoblox
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) WatchGuard