Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 116 108
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.72% 0.20% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 1.26% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 13
North East median annual salary £32,000 £35,600 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +18.67% -50.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,360 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,351 £38,280 £49,840
England median annual salary £51,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +3.00% +5.26%

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 271 238 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.48% 15.60% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 243 209 95
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £21,750 £24,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,807 £60,027 £52,942
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in the North East

Network Security
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Network Security in the North East

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in the North East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the North East

Network Security
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear +21 6 £40,750 +11.49% 3
Teesside - 2 £32,000 -
Northumberland - 1 £27,500 -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) CISSP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Lotus
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) CISM
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) GDPR
6 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) NIST 800
6 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) COBIT
6 1 (10.00%) CITP

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (30.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) ADSL
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Case Management
5 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
5 1 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (10.00%) CITP
3 1 (10.00%) IISP
3 1 (10.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (10.00%) MBCS
3 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (10.00%) NIST 800
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) NetIQ