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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 43 50 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 30 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.55% 4.49% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.85% 22.56% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 15
Median salary £55,000 £58,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% +22.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,950 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
104 164 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.76% 19.90% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 83 149 138
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +13.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +8 15 £55,000 -5.98%
Luton -13 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 37 (90.24%) CCNP
2 37 (90.24%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (90.24%) WAN
2 37 (90.24%) Firewall
3 35 (85.37%) CCSA
3 35 (85.37%) CheckPoint
4 34 (82.93%) OSPF
4 34 (82.93%) LAN
4 34 (82.93%) CCSE
4 34 (82.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 33 (80.49%) Spanning Tree
5 33 (80.49%) BGP
6 27 (65.85%) CCDP
7 22 (53.66%) Data Centre
7 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
8 20 (48.78%) MS Visio
8 20 (48.78%) Network Management
8 20 (48.78%) Load Balancing
9 14 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
10 12 (29.27%) Wireshark
10 12 (29.27%) tcpdump
11 9 (21.95%) F5
12 8 (19.51%) CA
12 8 (19.51%) Presales
13 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
13 6 (14.63%) Driving Licence
13 6 (14.63%) BIG-IP
14 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (48.78%) MS Visio
2 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (90.24%) Firewall
1 37 (90.24%) WAN
2 34 (82.93%) Cisco Nexus
2 34 (82.93%) LAN
2 34 (82.93%) OSPF
3 33 (80.49%) BGP
3 33 (80.49%) Spanning Tree
4 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
4 12 (29.27%) tcpdump
4 12 (29.27%) Wireshark
5 6 (14.63%) BIG-IP
6 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.44%) HSRP
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) RIP
7 1 (2.44%) SNMP
7 1 (2.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (4.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Consultant
1 27 (65.85%) Network Consultant
2 26 (63.41%) Network Security Consultant
2 26 (63.41%) Security Consultant
3 22 (53.66%) Network Engineer
4 21 (51.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (51.22%) Security Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Check Point Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Flash
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (53.66%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Load Balancing
1 20 (48.78%) Network Management
2 14 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (19.51%) Presales
4 2 (4.88%) High Availability
4 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.44%) Forensic Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.88%) VBScript
2 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (90.24%) CCNP
1 37 (90.24%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (85.37%) CCSA
3 34 (82.93%) CCSE
4 27 (65.85%) CCDP
5 1 (2.44%) CCIE
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.32%) vSphere
2 2 (4.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
1 2 (4.88%) Simpana
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 35 (85.37%) CheckPoint
3 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) F5
5 8 (19.51%) CA
6 4 (9.76%) VMware
7 3 (7.32%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) Citrix
8 2 (4.88%) CommVault
8 2 (4.88%) FalconStor
8 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.88%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.44%) Fortinet