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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 58 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 40 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.79% 1.12% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.80% 6.22% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 20
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £33,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
202 209 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.15% 18.00% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 165 184 264
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 30 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 30 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
(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 +19 30 £52,500 +40.00%
Dunstable -2 4 £55,000 +66.66%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 (77.27%) Cisco
1 51 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (75.76%) CCNP
3 45 (68.18%) CCDP
4 39 (59.09%) CheckPoint
5 35 (53.03%) Firewall
5 35 (53.03%) CCSE
6 33 (50.00%) WAN
6 33 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (48.48%) LAN
8 31 (46.97%) CCSA
8 31 (46.97%) Load Balancing
8 31 (46.97%) Data Centre
9 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
10 28 (42.42%) BGP
11 27 (40.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (40.91%) OSPF
11 27 (40.91%) Spanning Tree
12 23 (34.85%) Network Management
13 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
14 19 (28.79%) F5
15 18 (27.27%) tcpdump
15 18 (27.27%) Wireshark
16 17 (25.76%) MS Visio
17 16 (24.24%) VMware
18 15 (22.73%) Network Design
18 15 (22.73%) Citrix
19 13 (19.70%) Check Point Certification
20 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
20 12 (18.18%) Windows

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.03%) Firewall
2 33 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 33 (50.00%) WAN
3 32 (48.48%) LAN
4 28 (42.42%) BGP
5 27 (40.91%) Spanning Tree
5 27 (40.91%) OSPF
6 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 18 (27.27%) Wireshark
7 18 (27.27%) tcpdump
8 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.06%) Wireless
9 4 (6.06%) 802.11
9 4 (6.06%) VoIP
10 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.52%) DHCP
11 1 (1.52%) DNS
11 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Consultant
2 26 (39.39%) Network Consultant
3 19 (28.79%) Security Consultant
3 19 (28.79%) Network Security Consultant
4 16 (24.24%) Network Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 8 (12.12%) Security Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Architect
6 8 (12.12%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Design Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Network Implementation Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) AWS Consultant
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) Flash
2 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Load Balancing
2 27 (40.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (34.85%) Network Management
4 15 (22.73%) Network Design
5 11 (16.67%) ITIL
6 10 (15.15%) Server Building
7 5 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.55%) SDLC
9 3 (4.55%) Network Architecture
10 2 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (3.03%) Security Patching
11 1 (1.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.52%) Patch Management
11 1 (1.52%) Server Patching
11 1 (1.52%) Information Security
11 1 (1.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) VBScript
1 1 (1.52%) VB
1 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (75.76%) CCNP
3 45 (68.18%) CCDP
4 35 (53.03%) CCSE
5 31 (46.97%) CCSA
6 13 (19.70%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (16.67%) MCP
7 11 (16.67%) MCSE
7 11 (16.67%) MCSA
8 10 (15.15%) VCP5
9 8 (12.12%) CCNA
10 5 (7.58%) CCDA
11 4 (6.06%) Degree
12 3 (4.55%) HND
13 1 (1.52%) CCIE
13 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
13 1 (1.52%) MCTS
13 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.67%) XenApp
2 11 (16.67%) vSphere
3 10 (15.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) WSUS
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (77.27%) Cisco
2 39 (59.09%) CheckPoint
3 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 19 (28.79%) F5
5 16 (24.24%) VMware
6 15 (22.73%) Citrix
7 10 (15.15%) Intel
8 8 (12.12%) Juniper
8 8 (12.12%) Sourcefire
9 4 (6.06%) LogRhythm
9 4 (6.06%) IronPort
10 1 (1.52%) FalconStor
10 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.52%) CA
10 1 (1.52%) CommVault
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle
10 1 (1.52%) HP