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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 62 67 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +29
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 25 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.84% 2.77% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 16.49% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 15
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +48.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £43,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
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
140 188 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.89% 16.82% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 132 154 197
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire 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 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -9 6 £53,500 -2.72%
Luton - 4 £65,000 -
Dunstable -1 3 £48,500 -11.81%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 52 (88.14%) Cisco
2 48 (81.36%) CCNP
2 48 (81.36%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (72.88%) Firewall
4 40 (67.80%) TCP/IP
5 39 (66.10%) F5
5 39 (66.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 37 (62.71%) OSPF
6 37 (62.71%) BGP
7 31 (52.54%) CheckPoint
7 31 (52.54%) WAN
8 30 (50.85%) LAN
9 27 (45.76%) CCDP
9 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
10 26 (44.07%) Spanning Tree
11 25 (42.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (40.68%) Load Balancing
13 23 (38.98%) Network Management
14 22 (37.29%) Wireshark
14 22 (37.29%) tcpdump
14 22 (37.29%) Presales
15 20 (33.90%) MS Visio
16 16 (27.12%) Juniper
16 16 (27.12%) CCSE
17 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
18 13 (22.03%) CCSA
19 11 (18.64%) IPsec
19 11 (18.64%) Risk Assessment
19 11 (18.64%) EIGRP
19 11 (18.64%) SSL

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 20 (33.90%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 43 (72.88%) Firewall
2 40 (67.80%) TCP/IP
3 39 (66.10%) Cisco Nexus
4 37 (62.71%) BGP
4 37 (62.71%) OSPF
5 31 (52.54%) WAN
6 30 (50.85%) LAN
7 26 (44.07%) Spanning Tree
8 22 (37.29%) tcpdump
8 22 (37.29%) Wireshark
9 11 (18.64%) EIGRP
9 11 (18.64%) HSRP
9 11 (18.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (18.64%) IPsec
9 11 (18.64%) RIP
9 11 (18.64%) SNMP
9 11 (18.64%) SSH
9 11 (18.64%) SSL
9 11 (18.64%) VPN
10 10 (16.95%) BIG-IP
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Consultant
1 25 (42.37%) Network Consultant
2 20 (33.90%) Network Security Consultant
2 20 (33.90%) Security Consultant
3 9 (15.25%) Cisco Consultant
3 9 (15.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) Network Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Network Security Specialist
4 8 (13.56%) Network Specialist
4 8 (13.56%) Security Specialist
5 7 (11.86%) Check Point Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) Security Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Specialist
7 5 (8.47%) Network Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.64%) Virtual Team
3 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (13.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (10.17%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (8.47%) Driving Licence
7 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (5.08%) PKI
8 2 (3.39%) Fintech
9 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (40.68%) Load Balancing
3 23 (38.98%) Network Management
4 22 (37.29%) Presales
5 11 (18.64%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (18.64%) Threat Detection
5 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (15.25%) Data Protection
6 9 (15.25%) High Availability
7 8 (13.56%) DDoS Mitigation
8 7 (11.86%) Information Security
9 6 (10.17%) Internal Audit
9 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
9 6 (10.17%) Workflow
10 5 (8.47%) Coaching
10 5 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (8.47%) Network Design
10 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.47%) Web Filtering
11 4 (6.78%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 48 (81.36%) CCNP
1 48 (81.36%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (45.76%) CCDP
3 16 (27.12%) CCSE
4 13 (22.03%) CCSA
5 7 (11.86%) CISSP
6 6 (10.17%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (5.08%) CISA
7 3 (5.08%) CISM
8 2 (3.39%) CCIE
8 2 (3.39%) Degree
8 2 (3.39%) HND
8 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) CCNA
9 1 (1.69%) MCSE
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 52 (88.14%) Cisco
2 39 (66.10%) F5
3 31 (52.54%) CheckPoint
4 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
5 16 (27.12%) Juniper
6 5 (8.47%) Qualys
7 3 (5.08%) CA
8 1 (1.69%) VMware