The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 75 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 23 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.10% 1.93% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.09% 9.78% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 11
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Network Security
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
228 184 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.86% 19.70% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 209 181 227
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bedfordshire region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -10 9 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Luton 0 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco
3 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
4 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (42.86%) WAN
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (42.86%) LAN
6 14 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 13 (37.14%) CCNP
8 12 (34.29%) Windows
8 12 (34.29%) VMware
8 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (34.29%) Network Management
9 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (31.43%) CCNA
10 10 (28.57%) SAN
10 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
11 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (25.71%) Project Management
11 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.71%) DNS
11 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
12 8 (22.86%) Internet
12 8 (22.86%) CCSE
13 7 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
13 7 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (20.00%) UAG

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (25.71%) MS Exchange
1 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (20.00%) IIS
2 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (5.71%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
3 15 (42.86%) LAN
3 15 (42.86%) WAN
4 10 (28.57%) SAN
5 9 (25.71%) DNS
6 8 (22.86%) Internet
7 7 (20.00%) HTTPS
7 7 (20.00%) SSL
7 7 (20.00%) VPN
7 7 (20.00%) HTTP
8 6 (17.14%) Wireless
9 5 (14.29%) VLAN
9 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (14.29%) SS7
9 5 (14.29%) LTE
9 5 (14.29%) 4G
9 5 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (14.29%) GSM
9 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Security Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Security Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
8 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
1 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Network Management
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (17.14%) Change Control
5 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) Software Licensing
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.86%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNP
3 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (22.86%) CCSE
5 6 (17.14%) MCP
5 6 (17.14%) MCSE
6 5 (14.29%) CCIP
6 5 (14.29%) Degree
6 5 (14.29%) CCSP
6 5 (14.29%) CCSA
7 4 (11.43%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (11.43%) MCITP
7 4 (11.43%) CCDP
8 3 (8.57%) MCSA
9 1 (2.86%) CCA
9 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 7 (20.00%) ISA Server
2 7 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
2 7 (20.00%) UAG
3 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) Firmware
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) XenServer
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (34.29%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) AppSense
5 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) CommVault
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Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 Per Annum £32-38K + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £44K + 7K Car Allowance + Bonuses + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago