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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 57 86 56
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 37 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.35% 1.94% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.56% 10.13% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 39
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -41.66%
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
180 227 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.32% 19.17% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 145 207 242
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 +39 30 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Dunstable -2 4 £55,000 +26.21%
Luton +7 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 44 (77.19%) Cisco
1 44 (77.19%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (75.44%) CCNP
3 37 (64.91%) CCDP
4 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 34 (59.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 33 (57.89%) Firewall
6 33 (57.89%) CheckPoint
7 32 (56.14%) WAN
8 31 (54.39%) LAN
8 31 (54.39%) CCSE
8 31 (54.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (50.88%) BGP
10 28 (49.12%) OSPF
10 28 (49.12%) CCSA
10 28 (49.12%) Load Balancing
10 28 (49.12%) Data Centre
11 27 (47.37%) Spanning Tree
12 26 (45.61%) TCP/IP
13 25 (43.86%) Network Management
14 24 (42.11%) MS Visio
15 17 (29.82%) Wireshark
16 16 (28.07%) tcpdump
16 16 (28.07%) Check Point Certification
17 14 (24.56%) VMware
18 13 (22.81%) Citrix
19 11 (19.30%) ITIL
20 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
20 10 (17.54%) Windows
20 10 (17.54%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (42.11%) MS Visio
2 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (59.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 33 (57.89%) Firewall
3 32 (56.14%) WAN
4 31 (54.39%) LAN
5 29 (50.88%) BGP
6 28 (49.12%) OSPF
7 27 (47.37%) Spanning Tree
8 26 (45.61%) TCP/IP
9 17 (29.82%) Wireshark
10 16 (28.07%) tcpdump
11 6 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (7.02%) VoIP
12 4 (7.02%) 802.11
12 4 (7.02%) Wireless
13 3 (5.26%) SAN
14 2 (3.51%) SSL
14 2 (3.51%) IPsec
14 2 (3.51%) SSH
14 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (3.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Consultant
2 23 (40.35%) Network Consultant
3 18 (31.58%) Network Security Consultant
3 18 (31.58%) Security Consultant
4 10 (17.54%) Network Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) AWS Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Security Specialist
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Network Specialist
9 2 (3.51%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
1 1 (1.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 28 (49.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (49.12%) Load Balancing
3 25 (43.86%) Network Management
4 11 (19.30%) ITIL
5 8 (14.04%) Server Building
6 7 (12.28%) Network Design
7 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (5.26%) Network Architecture
9 3 (5.26%) SDLC
10 2 (3.51%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (3.51%) Security Patching
10 2 (3.51%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (3.51%) Change Control
11 1 (1.75%) Time Management
11 1 (1.75%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) VBScript
1 1 (1.75%) VB
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (77.19%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (75.44%) CCNP
3 37 (64.91%) CCDP
4 31 (54.39%) CCSE
5 28 (49.12%) CCSA
6 16 (28.07%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (15.79%) MCP
7 9 (15.79%) MCSE
7 9 (15.79%) MCSA
8 8 (14.04%) VCP5
9 5 (8.77%) CCNA
10 4 (7.02%) Degree
11 3 (5.26%) HND
12 2 (3.51%) CCDA
13 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
13 1 (1.75%) CCIE
13 1 (1.75%) MCTS
13 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
1 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.79%) XenApp
2 9 (15.79%) vSphere
3 8 (14.04%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) WSUS
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Cisco
2 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 33 (57.89%) CheckPoint
4 14 (24.56%) VMware
5 13 (22.81%) Citrix
6 10 (17.54%) F5
7 8 (14.04%) Sourcefire
7 8 (14.04%) Intel
8 5 (8.77%) Juniper
9 4 (7.02%) IronPort
9 4 (7.02%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.75%) FalconStor
10 1 (1.75%) Oracle
10 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.75%) CA
10 1 (1.75%) CommVault
10 1 (1.75%) HP
10 1 (1.75%) IBM
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago