The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 52 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 7 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.08% 3.32% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.00% 23.21% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 7
Average salary £47,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.43% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Network Security
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 56 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.44% 14.29% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 40
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Network Security
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Bedford

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (65.00%) LAN
4 13 (65.00%) WAN
4 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (60.00%) CCNP
6 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
7 10 (50.00%) Network Management
8 9 (45.00%) CCDP
8 9 (45.00%) CCSA
8 9 (45.00%) CCSE
9 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
10 7 (35.00%) OSPF
10 7 (35.00%) BGP
10 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (35.00%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (30.00%) CCNA
12 5 (25.00%) Change Control
12 5 (25.00%) SAN
13 4 (20.00%) HTTP
13 4 (20.00%) VPN
13 4 (20.00%) DNS
13 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
13 4 (20.00%) SSL
13 4 (20.00%) Windows
13 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) LAN
2 13 (65.00%) WAN
3 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (35.00%) OSPF
4 7 (35.00%) BGP
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (20.00%) HTTP
6 4 (20.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
6 4 (20.00%) SSL
6 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 4 (20.00%) tcpdump
7 3 (15.00%) VLAN
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
8 1 (5.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Network Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
8 1 (5.00%) Network Support
8 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (50.00%) Network Management
3 5 (25.00%) Change Control
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNP
3 9 (45.00%) CCDP
3 9 (45.00%) CCSA
3 9 (45.00%) CCSE
4 7 (35.00%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (30.00%) CCNA
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.00%) CCSP
7 3 (15.00%) CCIP
7 3 (15.00%) MCP
7 3 (15.00%) MCSE
8 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (20.00%) ISA Server
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
1 4 (20.00%) UAG
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
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