Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > North East
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 75 90
Rank change year-on-year -32 +15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 9 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.38% 0.97% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 6.98% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 9
10th Percentile £52,750 £40,100 £26,000
25th Percentile £53,125 £40,986 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £43,000 £42,915
Median % change year-on-year +33.72% +0.20% -35.22%
75th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £69,250 - £53,683
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -4.17% +9.09%

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 247 129 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.75% 13.92% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 151 104 129
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,825 £22,000
25th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
75th Percentile £51,875 £50,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £58,931
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in the North East.

Salary trend 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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -21 5 £57,500 +17.35% 4
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 North East region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) AWS
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Monitor
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (20.00%) DevSecOps
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Log Aggregation
2 1 (20.00%) Log Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Privileged Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) OSCP
1 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (20.00%) SOC 2
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix