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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 62 87 51
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -36
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 27 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.40% 2.16% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.34% 10.49% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 50
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
176 267 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.62% 20.62% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 147 248 253
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -17.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +37 17 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Luton +4 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (82.61%) Cisco
2 36 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (76.09%) CCNP
4 32 (69.57%) Firewall
5 29 (63.04%) CheckPoint
5 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
5 29 (63.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 27 (58.70%) CCSE
6 27 (58.70%) CCDP
6 27 (58.70%) WAN
6 27 (58.70%) LAN
7 26 (56.52%) BGP
8 25 (54.35%) OSPF
9 24 (52.17%) CCSA
9 24 (52.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (52.17%) TCP/IP
10 22 (47.83%) Load Balancing
10 22 (47.83%) Spanning Tree
11 21 (45.65%) MS Visio
12 20 (43.48%) Network Management
13 12 (26.09%) Check Point Certification
13 12 (26.09%) Wireshark
14 11 (23.91%) tcpdump
15 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
16 8 (17.39%) VMware
17 7 (15.22%) Citrix
17 7 (15.22%) ITIL
17 7 (15.22%) CCNA
17 7 (15.22%) F5
18 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS Visio
2 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) Firewall
2 29 (63.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (58.70%) LAN
3 27 (58.70%) WAN
4 26 (56.52%) BGP
5 25 (54.35%) OSPF
6 24 (52.17%) TCP/IP
7 22 (47.83%) Spanning Tree
8 12 (26.09%) Wireshark
9 11 (23.91%) tcpdump
10 4 (8.70%) HSRP
10 4 (8.70%) VPN
10 4 (8.70%) RIP
10 4 (8.70%) SNMP
10 4 (8.70%) EIGRP
10 4 (8.70%) SSL
10 4 (8.70%) IPsec
10 4 (8.70%) SSH
11 3 (6.52%) SAN
11 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Consultant
2 23 (50.00%) Network Consultant
3 18 (39.13%) Security Consultant
3 18 (39.13%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) AWS Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Security Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Network Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco Support
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (47.83%) Load Balancing
3 20 (43.48%) Network Management
4 7 (15.22%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
7 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Network Design
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) VBScript
1 1 (2.17%) VB
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (76.09%) CCNP
3 27 (58.70%) CCDP
3 27 (58.70%) CCSE
4 24 (52.17%) CCSA
5 12 (26.09%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (15.22%) CCNA
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.87%) MCP
7 5 (10.87%) MCSE
7 5 (10.87%) MCSA
7 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (8.70%) VCP5
9 1 (2.17%) MCTS
9 1 (2.17%) MCITP
9 1 (2.17%) Degree
9 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CCIE
9 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) XenApp
2 5 (10.87%) vSphere
3 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) WSUS
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) Cisco
2 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 29 (63.04%) CheckPoint
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) F5
5 6 (13.04%) Sourcefire
6 4 (8.70%) Intel
6 4 (8.70%) Juniper
6 4 (8.70%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.35%) IronPort
8 1 (2.17%) FalconStor
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) CommVault
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
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