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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 34 58 25
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -33
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.88% 2.33% 7.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 12.86% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 22
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 £37,500 £32,500 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
51 70 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.50% 18.09% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 63
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £46,750
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 2 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) CCNP
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) CCDP
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
2 13 (81.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (81.25%) CCSA
2 13 (81.25%) CCSE
3 12 (75.00%) BGP
3 12 (75.00%) LAN
3 12 (75.00%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (68.75%) Load Balancing
4 11 (68.75%) OSPF
4 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 11 (68.75%) MS Visio
5 9 (56.25%) Network Management
6 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (43.75%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 5 (31.25%) CCNA
10 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
11 3 (18.75%) VCP4
11 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
11 3 (18.75%) Change Control
11 3 (18.75%) ITIL
11 3 (18.75%) SAN
11 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
12 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Visio
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) LAN
1 12 (75.00%) WAN
1 12 (75.00%) BGP
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (68.75%) OSPF
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Consultant
2 9 (56.25%) Network Consultant
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 6 (37.50%) Security Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (68.75%) Load Balancing
3 9 (56.25%) Network Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) CCNP
1 13 (81.25%) CCDP
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (81.25%) CCSA
1 13 (81.25%) CCSE
2 7 (43.75%) Check Point Certification
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) VCP4
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) F5
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Up to £46,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago