Period
to 2 December 2020

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 2 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 73 95
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 14 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Essex 0.77% 1.65% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 12.84% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 2
Median annual salary £42,500 £44,735 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -3.10%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,764 £34,000
90th Percentile £44,750 £77,000 £51,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -10.89% +22.42% -21.43%

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 83 109 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.90% 12.81% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 87 113
Median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £24,700 £21,726 £21,550
90th Percentile £58,000 £58,750 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,735 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Essex

Network Security
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend 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 2 December 2020. 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
Basildon - 2 £42,500 -
Brentwood -4 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £45,000 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) AlienVault
3 1 (25.00%) QRadar
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) LAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
1 1 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki
2 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) AlienVault
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk