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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 69 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 20 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.07% 2.64% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.99% 12.20% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 13
Average salary £52,500 £42,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% +29.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £58,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
182 254 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.84% 21.65% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 156 229 241
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +5 14 £52,500 +27.27%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 42 (75.00%) Cisco
1 42 (75.00%) CCNP
1 42 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (71.43%) CCDP
3 31 (55.36%) CheckPoint
4 29 (51.79%) WAN
4 29 (51.79%) LAN
5 28 (50.00%) Firewall
5 28 (50.00%) CCSE
5 28 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (46.43%) Load Balancing
6 26 (46.43%) CCSA
7 25 (44.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (44.64%) Data Centre
8 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 24 (42.86%) OSPF
8 24 (42.86%) BGP
9 23 (41.07%) Spanning Tree
10 19 (33.93%) F5
10 19 (33.93%) Network Management
11 18 (32.14%) TCP/IP
12 15 (26.79%) Network Design
12 15 (26.79%) Wireshark
12 15 (26.79%) tcpdump
13 14 (25.00%) VMware
13 14 (25.00%) MS Visio
13 14 (25.00%) Citrix
14 12 (21.43%) Check Point Certification
15 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (17.86%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) LAN
1 29 (51.79%) WAN
2 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 28 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (42.86%) OSPF
3 24 (42.86%) BGP
4 23 (41.07%) Spanning Tree
5 18 (32.14%) TCP/IP
6 15 (26.79%) Wireshark
6 15 (26.79%) tcpdump
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.14%) 802.11
8 4 (7.14%) VoIP
8 4 (7.14%) Wireless
9 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Consultant
2 19 (33.93%) Network Consultant
3 15 (26.79%) Network Engineer
3 15 (26.79%) Security Consultant
3 15 (26.79%) Network Security Consultant
4 10 (17.86%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 8 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Network Design Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Network Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) AWS Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Security Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (44.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
1 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Load Balancing
2 25 (44.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (33.93%) Network Management
4 15 (26.79%) Network Design
5 10 (17.86%) ITIL
5 10 (17.86%) Server Building
6 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.36%) SDLC
8 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (3.57%) Security Patching
10 1 (1.79%) Information Security
10 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.79%) Project Management
10 1 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (1.79%) Time Management
10 1 (1.79%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 42 (75.00%) CCNP
1 42 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (71.43%) CCDP
3 28 (50.00%) CCSE
4 26 (46.43%) CCSA
5 12 (21.43%) Check Point Certification
6 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (17.86%) VCP5
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (17.86%) MCP
6 10 (17.86%) MCSE
6 10 (17.86%) MCSA
7 5 (8.93%) CCNA
7 5 (8.93%) CCDA
8 3 (5.36%) HND
8 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 10 (17.86%) VMware ESX
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (17.86%) XenApp
1 10 (17.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Cisco
2 31 (55.36%) CheckPoint
3 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 19 (33.93%) F5
5 14 (25.00%) Citrix
5 14 (25.00%) VMware
6 10 (17.86%) Intel
7 8 (14.29%) Juniper
8 5 (8.93%) Sourcefire
9 4 (7.14%) IronPort
10 1 (1.79%) LogRhythm
Leighton Buzzard
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago