The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 86 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 1.85% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.94% 6.94% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 32
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,900 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.99% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 288 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.49% 26.64% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 178 263 186
Average salary £37,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.71% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
East of England

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 July 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 July 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 -7 8 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Dunstable +3 2 £33,000 +13.79%
Luton -17 1 £45,500 +21.33%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 35 (87.50%) Firewall
2 27 (67.50%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (65.00%) Cisco
3 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (65.00%) CCNP
4 24 (60.00%) DNS
5 23 (57.50%) Windows
5 23 (57.50%) VMware
5 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (55.00%) Windows 7
6 22 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
6 22 (55.00%) MS Exchange
7 21 (52.50%) TCP/IP
8 20 (50.00%) VPN
8 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
9 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (47.50%) Terminal Services
9 19 (47.50%) HTTP
9 19 (47.50%) HTTPS
9 19 (47.50%) SSL
9 19 (47.50%) SharePoint
9 19 (47.50%) IIS
10 18 (45.00%) Windows XP
10 18 (45.00%) Internet
10 18 (45.00%) CCNA
10 18 (45.00%) Windows Vista

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 22 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 22 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 19 (47.50%) SharePoint
3 19 (47.50%) IIS
4 3 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (7.50%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (87.50%) Firewall
2 24 (60.00%) DNS
3 21 (52.50%) TCP/IP
4 20 (50.00%) VPN
5 19 (47.50%) HTTP
5 19 (47.50%) HTTPS
5 19 (47.50%) SSL
6 18 (45.00%) Internet
7 14 (35.00%) LAN
7 14 (35.00%) WAN
7 14 (35.00%) VLAN
8 10 (25.00%) SAN
9 7 (17.50%) VRRP
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (12.50%) OSPF
11 5 (12.50%) BGP
11 5 (12.50%) DHCP
12 2 (5.00%) NAS
12 2 (5.00%) VoIP
13 1 (2.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Network Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Security Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Network Support
7 3 (7.50%) Wintel Support
8 1 (2.50%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Firmware
2 7 (17.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
1 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (45.00%) Windows XP
4 18 (45.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Change Control
3 5 (12.50%) Network Management
3 5 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (65.00%) CCNP
3 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (45.00%) CCNA
5 15 (37.50%) CCIP
6 14 (35.00%) MCSE
6 14 (35.00%) MCP
7 13 (32.50%) CCSP
8 9 (22.50%) CCDP
8 9 (22.50%) CCSA
9 8 (20.00%) MCSA
10 5 (12.50%) CCSE
11 4 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (5.00%) CCDA
13 1 (2.50%) CCA
13 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (2.50%) Degree
13 1 (2.50%) MCITP
13 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (47.50%) Terminal Services
3 14 (35.00%) ISA Server
3 14 (35.00%) Forefront TMG
3 14 (35.00%) UAG
4 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.00%) XenServer
4 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
1 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (57.50%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) AppSense
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
6 2 (5.00%) CommVault
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago