Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 122 125
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.79% 0.31% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.64% 2.62% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 14
Essex median annual salary £43,858 - £47,500
10th Percentile £26,250 - £38,125
90th Percentile £49,750 - £52,125
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +16.67%

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 195 229 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.99% 11.90% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 172 162 296
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -13.58%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 January 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 24 January 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
Colchester - 4 £43,858 -
Brentwood +28 1 £42,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £27,500 -
Harlow - 1 £49,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £25,000 -
Basildon - 1 £40,000 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 7 (63.64%) CCNA
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Mimecast
6 2 (18.18%) Network Management
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL

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 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Mimecast
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNA
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) MCSE
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
5 1 (9.09%) CISSP
5 1 (9.09%) MCDST
5 1 (9.09%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) MCTS
5 1 (9.09%) SANS
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CME
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) AlienVault
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec