The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 76 75 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 18 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.55% 1.63% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 6.12% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 27
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
210 278 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.04% 26.71% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 185 255 187
Average salary £38,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.64% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
East of England

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 1 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 1 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 -7 11 £38,000 -1.93% 4
Luton -10 3 £57,500 +53.33%
Dunstable +1 2 £33,000 +13.79%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (80.95%) Firewall
2 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 28 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (64.29%) CCNP
4 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 22 (52.38%) TCP/IP
6 21 (50.00%) DNS
6 21 (50.00%) Windows
6 21 (50.00%) VMware
6 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (47.62%) Windows 7
7 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
7 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
7 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (45.24%) CCNA
9 18 (42.86%) VPN
9 18 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
10 17 (40.48%) HTTP
10 17 (40.48%) HTTPS
10 17 (40.48%) SSL
10 17 (40.48%) IIS
10 17 (40.48%) SharePoint
10 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (40.48%) Internet
10 17 (40.48%) Terminal Services
11 16 (38.10%) Windows XP
11 16 (38.10%) Windows Vista

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
1 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
1 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
3 17 (40.48%) IIS
3 17 (40.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (80.95%) Firewall
2 22 (52.38%) TCP/IP
3 21 (50.00%) DNS
4 18 (42.86%) VPN
5 17 (40.48%) HTTP
5 17 (40.48%) HTTPS
5 17 (40.48%) SSL
5 17 (40.48%) Internet
6 15 (35.71%) LAN
6 15 (35.71%) WAN
7 12 (28.57%) SAN
7 12 (28.57%) VLAN
8 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (11.90%) VRRP
9 5 (11.90%) OSPF
9 5 (11.90%) BGP
10 4 (9.52%) VoIP
10 4 (9.52%) DHCP
11 3 (7.14%) Wireless
12 2 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.90%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Network Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Support
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Security Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Firmware
2 5 (11.90%) Replication
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
1 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (38.10%) Windows XP
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Change Control
3 6 (14.29%) Network Management
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Network Design
7 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (64.29%) CCNP
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (45.24%) CCNA
4 15 (35.71%) CCIP
5 14 (33.33%) MCSE
5 14 (33.33%) MCP
6 13 (30.95%) CCSP
7 9 (21.43%) CCSA
7 9 (21.43%) CCDP
8 8 (19.05%) MCSA
9 6 (14.29%) CCSE
10 4 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (7.14%) Degree
12 2 (4.76%) CCDA
12 2 (4.76%) MCITP
13 1 (2.38%) MCTS
13 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (2.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (40.48%) Terminal Services
3 12 (28.57%) ISA Server
3 12 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
3 12 (28.57%) UAG
4 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 3 (7.14%) XenServer
5 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (50.00%) VMware
4 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.14%) LANDesk
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) CommVault
6 2 (4.76%) AppSense
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