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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 16 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 28 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.33% 2.95% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.84% 24.32% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 5
Average salary £58,500 £45,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
74 37 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.60% 12.13% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72 30 55
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
1 35 (100.00%) CCNP
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 35 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 27 (77.14%) LAN
2 27 (77.14%) WAN
2 27 (77.14%) Firewall
3 26 (74.29%) CCSE
4 24 (68.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (68.57%) TCP/IP
4 24 (68.57%) OSPF
4 24 (68.57%) BGP
4 24 (68.57%) Wireshark
4 24 (68.57%) tcpdump
4 24 (68.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (68.57%) Spanning Tree
4 24 (68.57%) Presales
5 21 (60.00%) CCDP
6 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
6 18 (51.43%) MS Visio
6 18 (51.43%) Network Management
6 18 (51.43%) Load Balancing
7 16 (45.71%) Data Centre
8 15 (42.86%) CCSA
9 13 (37.14%) F5
10 12 (34.29%) People Management
10 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
11 10 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (20.00%) Web Filtering
12 7 (20.00%) Kalman Filter

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (51.43%) MS Visio
2 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
1 27 (77.14%) LAN
1 27 (77.14%) WAN
2 24 (68.57%) BGP
2 24 (68.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 24 (68.57%) OSPF
2 24 (68.57%) Spanning Tree
2 24 (68.57%) TCP/IP
2 24 (68.57%) tcpdump
2 24 (68.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Consultant
1 14 (40.00%) Network Consultant
2 9 (25.71%) Network Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Technical Leader
3 8 (22.86%) Network Security Consultant
3 8 (22.86%) Security Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) Network Security Manager
4 7 (20.00%) Security Manager
5 6 (17.14%) Check Point Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 5 (14.29%) Network Services Manager
6 5 (14.29%) Service Manager
7 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Service Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 24 (68.57%) Presales
2 18 (51.43%) Load Balancing
2 18 (51.43%) Network Management
3 12 (34.29%) People Management
4 7 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (20.00%) Web Filtering
5 6 (17.14%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) CCNP
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (74.29%) CCSE
3 21 (60.00%) CCDP
4 15 (42.86%) CCSA
5 10 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
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