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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 65 86 60
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.24% 1.65% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.11% 7.83% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 42
Average salary £46,750 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £33,367
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
149 217 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.90% 21.07% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 127 203 262
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,700
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +23 13 £45,500 +30.00% 1
Luton +1 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 26 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (78.13%) CCNP
4 23 (71.88%) Firewall
5 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
6 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 20 (62.50%) CCSE
6 20 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (59.38%) BGP
8 18 (56.25%) OSPF
8 18 (56.25%) CCDP
8 18 (56.25%) LAN
8 18 (56.25%) WAN
9 17 (53.13%) CCSA
10 16 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
11 14 (43.75%) MS Visio
12 13 (40.63%) Load Balancing
13 12 (37.50%) Network Management
14 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
15 7 (21.88%) Check Point Certification
16 6 (18.75%) CCNA
16 6 (18.75%) Wireshark
16 6 (18.75%) VCP4
17 5 (15.63%) F5
17 5 (15.63%) tcpdump
17 5 (15.63%) Finance
18 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
18 4 (12.50%) SSL
18 4 (12.50%) EIGRP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Visio
2 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) Firewall
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (59.38%) BGP
4 18 (56.25%) LAN
4 18 (56.25%) WAN
4 18 (56.25%) OSPF
5 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.75%) Wireshark
7 5 (15.63%) tcpdump
8 4 (12.50%) HSRP
8 4 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 4 (12.50%) IPsec
8 4 (12.50%) SSH
8 4 (12.50%) VPN
8 4 (12.50%) SSL
8 4 (12.50%) SAN
8 4 (12.50%) RIP
8 4 (12.50%) SNMP
9 1 (3.13%) DHCP
9 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Consultant
2 16 (50.00%) Network Consultant
3 12 (37.50%) Security Consultant
3 12 (37.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Support
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Support
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Cisco Support
7 1 (3.13%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (40.63%) Load Balancing
3 12 (37.50%) Network Management
4 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) VBScript
1 1 (3.13%) VB
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (78.13%) CCNP
3 20 (62.50%) CCSE
4 18 (56.25%) CCDP
5 17 (53.13%) CCSA
6 7 (21.88%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (18.75%) CCNA
7 6 (18.75%) VCP4
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.13%) MCP
8 1 (3.13%) MCSE
8 1 (3.13%) MCSA
8 1 (3.13%) CCIE
8 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.13%) MCTS
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
8 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) XenServer
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
3 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) F5
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
6 3 (9.38%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) CA
8 1 (3.13%) CommVault
8 1 (3.13%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.13%) FalconStor
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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