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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 29 63 33
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 17 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.01% 4.34% 6.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.82% 19.81% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 17
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
57 106 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.14% 21.90% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 48 100 60
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 23 (79.31%) CCDP
2 23 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (79.31%) CCNP
3 22 (75.86%) LAN
3 22 (75.86%) WAN
3 22 (75.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
4 21 (72.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (72.41%) CCSA
4 21 (72.41%) Load Balancing
5 20 (68.97%) CCSE
5 20 (68.97%) BGP
5 20 (68.97%) Spanning Tree
6 19 (65.52%) OSPF
6 19 (65.52%) MS Visio
6 19 (65.52%) Firewall
7 18 (62.07%) Network Management
8 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
9 12 (41.38%) Check Point Certification
10 11 (37.93%) Wireshark
11 10 (34.48%) tcpdump
12 6 (20.69%) VMware
12 6 (20.69%) Citrix
12 6 (20.69%) CCNA
12 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
12 6 (20.69%) ITIL
13 4 (13.79%) MCP
13 4 (13.79%) Windows

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (65.52%) MS Visio
2 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) WAN
1 22 (75.86%) LAN
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 20 (68.97%) Spanning Tree
2 20 (68.97%) BGP
3 19 (65.52%) Firewall
3 19 (65.52%) OSPF
4 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
5 11 (37.93%) Wireshark
6 10 (34.48%) tcpdump
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.90%) SAN
8 2 (6.90%) 802.11
8 2 (6.90%) Wireless
8 2 (6.90%) VoIP
9 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Consultant
2 16 (55.17%) Network Consultant
3 11 (37.93%) Network Security Consultant
3 11 (37.93%) Security Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) AWS Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Disaster Recovery
1 21 (72.41%) Load Balancing
2 18 (62.07%) Network Management
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) CCNP
1 23 (79.31%) CCDP
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (72.41%) CCSA
3 20 (68.97%) CCSE
4 12 (41.38%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (20.69%) CCNA
6 4 (13.79%) MCP
6 4 (13.79%) MCSE
6 4 (13.79%) MCSA
6 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (13.79%) VCP5
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.45%) CCDA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) XenApp
1 4 (13.79%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (79.31%) Cisco
3 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) Intel
6 3 (10.34%) F5
7 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.90%) IronPort
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
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