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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 71 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.61% 1.44% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.56% 7.87% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 31
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,500 £36,834
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
142 178 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.29% 18.26% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 124 162 249
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 27 January 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 January 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 +9 9 £45,500 +17.42% 2
Luton +4 1 £55,000 +18.91%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (76.19%) Cisco
2 30 (71.43%) Firewall
3 24 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (57.14%) LAN
4 23 (54.76%) WAN
4 23 (54.76%) TCP/IP
5 22 (52.38%) CCNP
5 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
6 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
7 18 (42.86%) CCSE
7 18 (42.86%) Network Management
8 17 (40.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (40.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (40.48%) OSPF
8 17 (40.48%) BGP
9 14 (33.33%) CCDP
9 14 (33.33%) CCSA
10 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
10 13 (30.95%) MS Visio
11 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 9 (21.43%) CCNA
12 8 (19.05%) Project Management
12 8 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (19.05%) SAN
13 6 (14.29%) SSL
13 6 (14.29%) VPN
14 5 (11.90%) VMware
14 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
14 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
14 5 (11.90%) F5

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (4.76%) IIS
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Visio
2 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (71.43%) Firewall
2 24 (57.14%) LAN
3 23 (54.76%) WAN
3 23 (54.76%) TCP/IP
4 17 (40.48%) OSPF
4 17 (40.48%) BGP
4 17 (40.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (19.05%) SAN
6 6 (14.29%) SSL
6 6 (14.29%) VPN
7 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
8 4 (9.52%) LTE
8 4 (9.52%) tcpdump
8 4 (9.52%) 4G
8 4 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (9.52%) HSRP
8 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
8 4 (9.52%) SS7
8 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Consultant
2 15 (35.71%) Security Consultant
2 15 (35.71%) Network Consultant
3 14 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 14 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Security Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) Network Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Security Advisor
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
1 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Network Management
2 17 (40.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.52%) Change Control
6 4 (9.52%) Network Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (52.38%) CCNP
3 18 (42.86%) CCSE
4 14 (33.33%) CCSA
4 14 (33.33%) CCDP
5 9 (21.43%) CCNA
6 8 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (9.52%) Degree
9 3 (7.14%) MCITP
10 1 (2.38%) CCIP
10 1 (2.38%) MCP
10 1 (2.38%) MCSE
10 1 (2.38%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (4.76%) UAG
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) F5
5 4 (9.52%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago