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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 63 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 30 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.56% 1.29% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.10% 5.04% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 24
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
248 258 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.12% 25.65% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 222 239 238
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -2 14 £41,250 +26.92% 1
Luton -2 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Dunstable - 2 £33,000 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (80.77%) Firewall
2 38 (73.08%) Cisco
3 33 (63.46%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (57.69%) CCNP
5 25 (48.08%) TCP/IP
6 24 (46.15%) LAN
6 24 (46.15%) WAN
7 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
7 23 (44.23%) CheckPoint
8 22 (42.31%) CCNA
9 20 (38.46%) Windows
9 20 (38.46%) VMware
9 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (34.62%) Windows 7
10 18 (34.62%) DNS
10 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
11 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
11 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (28.85%) SharePoint Server
12 15 (28.85%) VPN
12 15 (28.85%) Internet
13 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (26.92%) Terminal Services
13 14 (26.92%) CCIP
13 14 (26.92%) HTTPS
13 14 (26.92%) SSL
13 14 (26.92%) HTTP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
1 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (28.85%) SharePoint Server
3 14 (26.92%) IIS
3 14 (26.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.77%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (5.77%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (80.77%) Firewall
2 25 (48.08%) TCP/IP
3 24 (46.15%) LAN
3 24 (46.15%) WAN
4 18 (34.62%) DNS
5 15 (28.85%) VPN
5 15 (28.85%) Internet
6 14 (26.92%) HTTPS
6 14 (26.92%) SSL
6 14 (26.92%) HTTP
7 12 (23.08%) SAN
8 8 (15.38%) VLAN
8 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (13.46%) OSPF
9 7 (13.46%) BGP
10 6 (11.54%) VoIP
11 5 (9.62%) Wireless
12 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (7.69%) SS7
12 4 (7.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Network Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Security Consultant
3 11 (21.15%) Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) Network Security Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) Network Consultant
5 9 (17.31%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Security Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Security Support Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Lead Network Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Firmware
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Windows
1 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (23.08%) Windows Vista
4 12 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Network Management
2 9 (17.31%) Project Management
3 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.62%) ITIL
4 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.62%) Change Control
5 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.92%) Network Design
7 1 (1.92%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.92%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.92%) Security Architecture
7 1 (1.92%) SIEM
7 1 (1.92%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (63.46%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (57.69%) CCNP
3 22 (42.31%) CCNA
4 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (26.92%) CCIP
6 13 (25.00%) MCP
6 13 (25.00%) MCSE
7 12 (23.08%) CCSP
8 11 (21.15%) CCSA
8 11 (21.15%) CCSE
8 11 (21.15%) CCDP
9 8 (15.38%) MCSA
10 6 (11.54%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (9.62%) Degree
12 4 (7.69%) MCITP
13 2 (3.85%) CCDA
14 1 (1.92%) CCA
14 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.92%) Terminal Services
3 9 (17.31%) ISA Server
3 9 (17.31%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (17.31%) UAG
4 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.77%) XenApp
5 3 (5.77%) XenServer
5 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Cisco
2 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) CheckPoint
3 20 (38.46%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.85%) EMC
5 2 (3.85%) CommVault
5 2 (3.85%) AppSense
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £50K + 7K Car Allowance + Bonuses + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £40-45K + 7K Car Allowance + Bonuses + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago