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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 84 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.99% 2.06% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.52% 11.93% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 20
Average salary £55,000 £36,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.72% -12.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £32,500 £36,834
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
181 176 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.99% 17.25% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 162 164 232
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,250
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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Luton +2 4 £56,000 +12.00% 1
Bedford -9 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 30 (76.92%) Firewall
2 26 (66.67%) Cisco
3 21 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 19 (48.72%) LAN
5 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (46.15%) WAN
6 17 (43.59%) CheckPoint
7 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 15 (38.46%) CCNP
8 14 (35.90%) Network Management
9 11 (28.21%) CCNA
9 11 (28.21%) CCSE
10 10 (25.64%) VMware
10 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (25.64%) Windows
11 9 (23.08%) SAN
11 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (23.08%) Project Management
11 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
12 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
12 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (20.51%) CCSA
13 7 (17.95%) OSPF
13 7 (17.95%) BGP
13 7 (17.95%) CCDP
13 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
13 7 (17.95%) SSL
13 7 (17.95%) VPN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
1 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (5.13%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) Firewall
2 21 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 19 (48.72%) LAN
4 18 (46.15%) WAN
5 9 (23.08%) SAN
6 7 (17.95%) OSPF
6 7 (17.95%) BGP
6 7 (17.95%) SSL
6 7 (17.95%) VPN
6 7 (17.95%) DNS
6 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (15.38%) Internet
7 6 (15.38%) Wireless
8 5 (12.82%) LTE
8 5 (12.82%) 4G
8 5 (12.82%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (12.82%) SS7
8 5 (12.82%) HTTPS
8 5 (12.82%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Consultant
2 12 (30.77%) Security Consultant
3 11 (28.21%) Network Consultant
3 11 (28.21%) Network Security Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Network Operations Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Network Support
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
1 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Network Management
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
2 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.82%) Change Control
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
4 5 (12.82%) Network Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.13%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (2.56%) SIEM
8 1 (2.56%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.56%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (38.46%) CCNP
3 11 (28.21%) CCNA
3 11 (28.21%) CCSE
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (20.51%) CCSA
6 7 (17.95%) CCDP
7 5 (12.82%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (12.82%) Degree
8 4 (10.26%) MCITP
8 4 (10.26%) MCP
8 4 (10.26%) MCSE
9 3 (7.69%) CCIP
9 3 (7.69%) CCSP
10 2 (5.13%) MCSA
11 1 (2.56%) CCA
11 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Terminal Services
2 5 (12.82%) ISA Server
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (12.82%) UAG
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) XenServer
4 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.13%) Firmware
5 1 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) CheckPoint
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) F5
6 2 (5.13%) AppSense
6 2 (5.13%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) EMC
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) CommVault
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago