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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 15 62 40
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 28 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.94% 3.97% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.67% 18.07% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 7
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
60 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.44% 21.96% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 49 81 60
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 29 May 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (73.17%) Cisco
2 30 (73.17%) CCDP
2 30 (73.17%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (73.17%) CCNP
3 29 (70.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (70.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 28 (68.29%) LAN
4 28 (68.29%) WAN
5 27 (65.85%) Load Balancing
6 26 (63.41%) CCSA
6 26 (63.41%) CheckPoint
6 26 (63.41%) Data Centre
7 25 (60.98%) Spanning Tree
7 25 (60.98%) BGP
7 25 (60.98%) CCSE
8 24 (58.54%) Network Management
8 24 (58.54%) OSPF
9 23 (56.10%) Firewall
10 22 (53.66%) MS Visio
11 21 (51.22%) TCP/IP
12 16 (39.02%) Check Point Certification
12 16 (39.02%) Wireshark
13 15 (36.59%) tcpdump
14 13 (31.71%) VMware
14 13 (31.71%) Citrix
15 11 (26.83%) ITIL
16 9 (21.95%) MCP
16 9 (21.95%) Windows
16 9 (21.95%) MCSE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
1 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (53.66%) MS Visio
2 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 28 (68.29%) LAN
2 28 (68.29%) WAN
3 25 (60.98%) Spanning Tree
3 25 (60.98%) BGP
4 24 (58.54%) OSPF
5 23 (56.10%) Firewall
6 21 (51.22%) TCP/IP
7 16 (39.02%) Wireshark
8 15 (36.59%) tcpdump
9 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (9.76%) Wireless
10 4 (9.76%) VoIP
10 4 (9.76%) 802.11
11 2 (4.88%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (4.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Consultant
2 17 (41.46%) Network Consultant
3 12 (29.27%) Security Consultant
3 12 (29.27%) Network Security Consultant
4 9 (21.95%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
1 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (65.85%) Load Balancing
3 24 (58.54%) Network Management
4 11 (26.83%) ITIL
5 9 (21.95%) Server Building
6 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.76%) Network Design
7 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Change Control
9 1 (2.44%) Time Management
9 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) CCDP
1 30 (73.17%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (73.17%) CCNP
2 26 (63.41%) CCSA
3 25 (60.98%) CCSE
4 16 (39.02%) Check Point Certification
5 9 (21.95%) MCP
5 9 (21.95%) MCSE
5 9 (21.95%) MCSA
5 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (21.95%) VCP5
6 4 (9.76%) CCNA
7 2 (4.88%) CCDA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
1 9 (21.95%) VMware ESX
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (21.95%) XenApp
1 9 (21.95%) vSphere
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (73.17%) Cisco
3 26 (63.41%) CheckPoint
4 13 (31.71%) VMware
4 13 (31.71%) Citrix
5 9 (21.95%) Intel
6 5 (12.20%) F5
7 4 (9.76%) Sourcefire
7 4 (9.76%) IronPort
8 1 (2.44%) IBM
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