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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 43 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.74% 2.32% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 11.32% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Average salary £41,250 £36,250 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -16.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £46,000 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
63 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.63% 20.46% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 46
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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%) Cisco
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (65.00%) CCNP
4 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (45.00%) Terminal Services
6 9 (45.00%) VMware
6 9 (45.00%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (45.00%) VPN
6 9 (45.00%) DNS
6 9 (45.00%) HTTPS
6 9 (45.00%) SSL
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (45.00%) IIS
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (45.00%) LAN
6 9 (45.00%) WAN
6 9 (45.00%) HTTP
6 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (40.00%) Network Management
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Vista

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (45.00%) IIS
1 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (45.00%) SharePoint Server
1 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 9 (45.00%) HTTPS
3 9 (45.00%) SSL
3 9 (45.00%) LAN
3 9 (45.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) HTTP
4 7 (35.00%) Internet
5 5 (25.00%) VLAN
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) OSPF
7 3 (15.00%) BGP
7 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (15.00%) tcpdump
8 2 (10.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Vista
2 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Network Management
2 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (65.00%) CCNP
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (35.00%) MCP
4 7 (35.00%) MCSE
4 7 (35.00%) CCIP
4 7 (35.00%) CCNA
4 7 (35.00%) CCSP
5 6 (30.00%) CCSA
6 5 (25.00%) CCSE
6 5 (25.00%) CCDP
7 4 (20.00%) MCSA
7 4 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Terminal Services
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Forefront TMG
2 7 (35.00%) UAG
2 7 (35.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (45.00%) VMware