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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 39 25 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.01% 10.68% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 48.39% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 6
Median salary £51,750 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £42,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £55,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.68%
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
25 62 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.56% 22.06% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 46
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £31,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 15 (75.00%) Cisco
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (70.00%) CCNP
2 14 (70.00%) CCDP
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (65.00%) F5
3 13 (65.00%) LAN
3 13 (65.00%) WAN
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (60.00%) OSPF
4 12 (60.00%) BGP
4 12 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
5 11 (55.00%) Network Management
5 11 (55.00%) Load Balancing
5 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 10 (50.00%) tcpdump
7 9 (45.00%) BIG-IP
7 9 (45.00%) Presales
8 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
9 7 (35.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (35.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (25.00%) Internal Audit
11 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (25.00%) Data Protection

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:

Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (65.00%) LAN
3 13 (65.00%) WAN
4 12 (60.00%) BGP
4 12 (60.00%) OSPF
4 12 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
5 10 (50.00%) tcpdump
5 10 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 9 (45.00%) BIG-IP
7 7 (35.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (35.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Consultant
1 14 (70.00%) Network Consultant
2 11 (55.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 11 (55.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Check Point Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Data Compliance Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Data Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Compliance Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Data Compliance Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (55.00%) Load Balancing
1 11 (55.00%) Network Management
2 9 (45.00%) Presales
3 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) ISMS
4 2 (10.00%) QMS
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) CCDP
1 14 (70.00%) CCNP
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCSA
2 5 (25.00%) CCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (65.00%) F5
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) CA