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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 78 79
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.58% 1.24% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 6.94% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 7
Median salary £36,500 £30,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.66% +0.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,600 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 114 144 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.07% 17.87% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 104 133 74
Median salary £36,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.46% -4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,910 £26,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Teesside - 2 £36,500 -
Tyne and Wear +13 1 £44,000 +23.59%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Lotus
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA

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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) IT Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Compliance Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Security Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) Security Management
2 5 (41.67%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto