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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 16 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 16 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.51% 9.68% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.19% 34.29% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 10
Median salary £55,000 £58,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
53 70 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.13% 28.23% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 49 67 31
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) WAN
3 19 (90.48%) Data Centre
4 18 (85.71%) CCNP
4 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
4 18 (85.71%) CCSA
4 18 (85.71%) CCSE
5 17 (80.95%) Firewall
5 17 (80.95%) LAN
5 17 (80.95%) OSPF
5 17 (80.95%) BGP
5 17 (80.95%) Spanning Tree
5 17 (80.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (61.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (52.38%) CCDP
7 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
7 11 (52.38%) Wireshark
7 11 (52.38%) tcpdump
8 8 (38.10%) CA
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
10 6 (28.57%) F5
10 6 (28.57%) Driving Licence
10 6 (28.57%) Presales
11 5 (23.81%) Network Management
11 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
11 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
11 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
12 3 (14.29%) VMware

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) WAN
2 17 (80.95%) BGP
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) LAN
2 17 (80.95%) OSPF
2 17 (80.95%) Spanning Tree
3 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
3 11 (52.38%) tcpdump
3 11 (52.38%) Wireshark
4 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Consultant
1 12 (57.14%) Network Consultant
2 11 (52.38%) Network Security Consultant
2 11 (52.38%) Security Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Check Point Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Flash
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (28.57%) Presales
3 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 5 (23.81%) Network Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) CCNP
1 18 (85.71%) CCSA
1 18 (85.71%) CCSE
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) Simpana
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 8 (38.10%) CA
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) F5
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) CommVault
7 2 (9.52%) FalconStor
7 2 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle