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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 66 91 69
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 31 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.85% 1.26% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.76% 6.98% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 29
Average salary £55,000 £37,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.64% -22.10%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
185 215 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.99% 18.11% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 152 192 238
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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
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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 +31 23 £55,000 +42.85% 1
Dunstable -2 4 £55,000 +64.17%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 51 (78.46%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (76.92%) CCNP
2 50 (76.92%) Cisco
3 43 (66.15%) CCDP
4 36 (55.38%) CheckPoint
5 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 34 (52.31%) Firewall
6 34 (52.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 33 (50.77%) CCSE
8 31 (47.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (47.69%) WAN
9 30 (46.15%) LAN
9 30 (46.15%) CCSA
9 30 (46.15%) Data Centre
10 28 (43.08%) Load Balancing
10 28 (43.08%) BGP
11 27 (41.54%) OSPF
12 26 (40.00%) TCP/IP
12 26 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
13 23 (35.38%) Network Management
14 21 (32.31%) MS Visio
15 18 (27.69%) F5
16 17 (26.15%) Wireshark
17 16 (24.62%) tcpdump
17 16 (24.62%) VMware
18 15 (23.08%) Citrix
19 14 (21.54%) Check Point Certification
20 12 (18.46%) ITIL
20 12 (18.46%) Windows
20 12 (18.46%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (32.31%) MS Visio
2 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) Firewall
1 34 (52.31%) Cisco Nexus
2 31 (47.69%) WAN
3 30 (46.15%) LAN
4 28 (43.08%) BGP
5 27 (41.54%) OSPF
6 26 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 26 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
7 17 (26.15%) Wireshark
8 16 (24.62%) tcpdump
9 6 (9.23%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.15%) VoIP
10 4 (6.15%) 802.11
10 4 (6.15%) Wireless
11 2 (3.08%) IPsec
11 2 (3.08%) SSH
11 2 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (3.08%) SSL
11 2 (3.08%) SAN
11 2 (3.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Consultant
2 24 (36.92%) Network Consultant
3 19 (29.23%) Security Consultant
3 19 (29.23%) Network Security Consultant
4 15 (23.08%) Network Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 7 (10.77%) Network Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) AWS Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Network Specialist
10 2 (3.08%) Network Security Specialist
10 2 (3.08%) Security Specialist
11 1 (1.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
1 1 (1.54%) Flash
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (43.08%) Load Balancing
3 23 (35.38%) Network Management
4 12 (18.46%) ITIL
5 11 (16.92%) Network Design
6 10 (15.38%) Server Building
7 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.15%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.62%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.62%) SDLC
9 3 (4.62%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (3.08%) Security Patching
10 2 (3.08%) DDoS Mitigation
11 1 (1.54%) Patch Management
11 1 (1.54%) Server Patching
11 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) VBScript
1 1 (1.54%) VB
1 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (78.46%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (76.92%) CCNP
3 43 (66.15%) CCDP
4 33 (50.77%) CCSE
5 30 (46.15%) CCSA
6 14 (21.54%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (16.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (16.92%) MCP
7 11 (16.92%) MCSE
7 11 (16.92%) MCSA
8 10 (15.38%) VCP5
9 6 (9.23%) CCNA
10 4 (6.15%) Degree
11 3 (4.62%) CCDA
11 3 (4.62%) HND
12 1 (1.54%) CCIE
12 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.54%) MCTS
12 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
1 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.92%) XenApp
2 11 (16.92%) vSphere
3 10 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) WSUS
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (76.92%) Cisco
2 36 (55.38%) CheckPoint
3 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 18 (27.69%) F5
5 16 (24.62%) VMware
6 15 (23.08%) Citrix
7 10 (15.38%) Intel
8 9 (13.85%) Juniper
9 8 (12.31%) Sourcefire
10 4 (6.15%) LogRhythm
10 4 (6.15%) IronPort
11 1 (1.54%) FalconStor
11 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.54%) CA
11 1 (1.54%) CommVault
11 1 (1.54%) Oracle
11 1 (1.54%) HP
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