Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > North East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 106 110
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 21 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.51% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.99% 2.51% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 4
North East median annual salary £70,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +154.55% -15.38% +6.56%
10th Percentile £40,000 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,153 £38,150
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% -1.90%

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 191 279 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.77% 18.99% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 161 248 188
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £52,884 £49,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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
Tyne and Wear +5 19 £70,000 +86.67% 6
Northumberland +8 1 - -
Durham - 1 £36,500 - 2
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) CCNP
2 13 (61.90%) Wireless
2 13 (61.90%) Presales
3 11 (52.38%) Mentoring
4 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
4 10 (47.62%) Wireless Security
4 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) CCDP
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco Wireless
4 10 (47.62%) Technical Leadership
5 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (14.29%) Docker
8 3 (14.29%) DevOps
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (14.29%) Defect 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (9.52%) IaaS
3 2 (9.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) Wireless
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco Wireless
3 10 (47.62%) Wireless Security
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) Telepresence
4 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) NAS
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) VSAN
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (9.52%) MariaDB
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Ant
2 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
2 2 (9.52%) Gatling
2 2 (9.52%) GitLab
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) NeoLoad
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Architect
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Architect
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Network Architect
2 13 (61.90%) Network Architect
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 10 (47.62%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) DBA
4 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (14.29%) Kafka
1 3 (14.29%) RESTful
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Presales
2 11 (52.38%) Mentoring
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) CCNP
3 10 (47.62%) CCDP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) CRISC
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Consul
2 2 (9.52%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (9.52%) Grafana
2 2 (9.52%) Kibana
2 2 (9.52%) logstash
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Rancher
2 2 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) AppDynamics
2 2 (9.52%) Dynatrace
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat