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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 23 14 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.80% 14.02% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.62% 39.47% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 8
Median salary £55,000 £58,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £48,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £50,000
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
37 76 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 26.81% 35.51% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32 74 38
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 2017.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 21 (87.50%) WAN
3 20 (83.33%) Data Centre
4 19 (79.17%) CCNP
4 19 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (79.17%) CheckPoint
4 19 (79.17%) Firewall
4 19 (79.17%) CCSA
4 19 (79.17%) CCSE
5 18 (75.00%) OSPF
5 18 (75.00%) BGP
5 18 (75.00%) LAN
5 18 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
5 18 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (50.00%) CCDP
7 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (50.00%) Wireshark
7 12 (50.00%) tcpdump
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (33.33%) CA
9 7 (29.17%) Presales
10 6 (25.00%) Driving Licence
10 6 (25.00%) Network Management
10 6 (25.00%) F5
10 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
10 6 (25.00%) BIG-IP
11 5 (20.83%) 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) WAN
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) BGP
3 18 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (75.00%) LAN
3 18 (75.00%) OSPF
3 18 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
4 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 12 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 6 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 4 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Consultant
1 13 (54.17%) Network Consultant
2 12 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 12 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Check Point Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior Network Support
7 2 (8.33%) Junior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Flash
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (29.17%) Presales
3 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) CCNP
1 19 (79.17%) CCSA
1 19 (79.17%) CCSE
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) vSphere
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 19 (79.17%) CheckPoint
3 8 (33.33%) CA
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) F5
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Apple
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) CommVault
7 2 (8.33%) FalconStor
7 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle