The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 46 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.17% 3.19% 5.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.07% 12.33% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 9
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 73 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.72% 25.89% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 49 71 44
Average salary £33,500 £48,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.56% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
Bedfordshire

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 31 July 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 22 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (77.78%) CCNP
3 21 (77.78%) Cisco
4 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 19 (70.37%) TCP/IP
5 18 (66.67%) VPN
5 18 (66.67%) DNS
6 17 (62.96%) HTTPS
6 17 (62.96%) SSL
6 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
6 17 (62.96%) IIS
6 17 (62.96%) Windows
6 17 (62.96%) SharePoint
6 17 (62.96%) MS Exchange
6 17 (62.96%) VMware
6 17 (62.96%) Terminal Services
6 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (62.96%) HTTP
6 17 (62.96%) SharePoint Server
6 17 (62.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (62.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
7 16 (59.26%) Windows Vista
7 16 (59.26%) Internet
7 16 (59.26%) Windows XP
8 13 (48.15%) MCP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (62.96%) IIS
1 17 (62.96%) SharePoint
1 17 (62.96%) MS Exchange
1 17 (62.96%) SharePoint Server
1 17 (62.96%) Exchange Server 2007
1 17 (62.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) TCP/IP
3 18 (66.67%) VPN
3 18 (66.67%) DNS
4 17 (62.96%) HTTPS
4 17 (62.96%) SSL
4 17 (62.96%) HTTP
5 16 (59.26%) Internet
6 12 (44.44%) VLAN
7 8 (29.63%) WAN
7 8 (29.63%) LAN
8 7 (25.93%) SAN
9 5 (18.52%) VRRP
10 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (3.70%) tcpdump
11 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
11 1 (3.70%) MPLS
11 1 (3.70%) OSPF
11 1 (3.70%) BGP
11 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
1 5 (18.52%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
1 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Vista
2 16 (59.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
1 6 (22.22%) Change Control
2 5 (18.52%) Network Management
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (77.78%) CCNP
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (48.15%) MCP
4 13 (48.15%) MCSE
4 13 (48.15%) CCIP
4 13 (48.15%) CCNA
4 13 (48.15%) CCSP
5 7 (25.93%) MCSA
6 6 (22.22%) CCDP
7 4 (14.81%) CCSA
8 2 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (7.41%) CCSE
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Terminal Services
1 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (44.44%) ISA Server
2 12 (44.44%) Forefront TMG
2 12 (44.44%) UAG
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago