The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 110 118 130
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 34 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.37% 0.61% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 2.49% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 22
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £33,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £66,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
567 523 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.90% 24.63% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 450 343 456
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Hertfordshire region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Watford +3 25 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Stevenage - 7 £41,000 -
St Albans - 1 £60,000 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 54 (80.60%) Firewall
2 43 (64.18%) Cisco
3 32 (47.76%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (46.27%) VPN
5 27 (40.30%) LAN
6 24 (35.82%) WAN
6 24 (35.82%) CheckPoint
7 21 (31.34%) Juniper
8 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
9 16 (23.88%) Fortinet
9 16 (23.88%) CCNP
9 16 (23.88%) CCNA
10 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
11 13 (19.40%) VLAN
11 13 (19.40%) HP
11 13 (19.40%) SSL
11 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
12 12 (17.91%) CCIE
12 12 (17.91%) MPLS
12 12 (17.91%) BGP
13 11 (16.42%) OSPF
13 11 (16.42%) Linux
13 11 (16.42%) Junos
14 10 (14.93%) Aruba
14 10 (14.93%) Finance
14 10 (14.93%) Wireless
14 10 (14.93%) Change Management
14 10 (14.93%) Retail
14 10 (14.93%) Windows
14 10 (14.93%) Microsoft

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (80.60%) Firewall
2 31 (46.27%) VPN
3 27 (40.30%) LAN
4 24 (35.82%) WAN
5 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
6 13 (19.40%) VLAN
6 13 (19.40%) SSL
7 12 (17.91%) MPLS
7 12 (17.91%) BGP
8 11 (16.42%) OSPF
8 11 (16.42%) Junos
9 10 (14.93%) Wireless
10 9 (13.43%) VoIP
10 9 (13.43%) IP Telephony
11 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (11.94%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (11.94%) EIGRP
12 7 (10.45%) HTTPS
12 7 (10.45%) HTTP
12 7 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Network Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) Security Engineer
3 15 (22.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Security Specialist
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Network Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) Network Security Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Information Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) IT Support
8 4 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Cloud Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.99%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
1 1 (1.49%) Qt
1 1 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) SecurID
2 8 (11.94%) Handset
3 2 (2.99%) Economics
4 1 (1.49%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.49%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.48%) UNIX
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) Change Management
2 9 (13.43%) ITIL
3 7 (10.45%) Information Security
3 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (10.45%) Incident Management
4 6 (8.96%) BCP
5 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.97%) Network Management
6 4 (5.97%) Data Security
6 4 (5.97%) ITSM
6 4 (5.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (4.48%) Network Design
7 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.99%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.99%) Migration
8 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.99%) Service Management
9 1 (1.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
1 6 (8.96%) Python
1 6 (8.96%) Java
2 5 (7.46%) C
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (47.76%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.88%) CCNP
2 16 (23.88%) CCNA
3 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
4 12 (17.91%) CCIE
5 6 (8.96%) Degree
5 6 (8.96%) CCSA
6 5 (7.46%) CISSP
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.46%) CISA
6 5 (7.46%) CISM
6 5 (7.46%) GPEN
7 4 (5.97%) MCITP
7 4 (5.97%) MCP
7 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.97%) A+ Certification
8 3 (4.48%) GWAPT
8 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.48%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (2.99%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Nmap
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) pfSense
4 2 (2.99%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Nessus
1 5 (7.46%) FortiGate
1 5 (7.46%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (4.48%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (64.18%) Cisco
2 24 (35.82%) CheckPoint
3 21 (31.34%) Juniper
4 16 (23.88%) Fortinet
5 13 (19.40%) HP
6 10 (14.93%) Aruba
6 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
7 9 (13.43%) Mitel
7 9 (13.43%) F5
8 8 (11.94%) Dell
9 7 (10.45%) Meru Networks
9 7 (10.45%) Fujitsu
10 6 (8.96%) VMware
11 5 (7.46%) SolarWinds
12 4 (5.97%) Riverbed
12 4 (5.97%) Citrix
13 3 (4.48%) Crossbeam
14 2 (2.99%) Foundry
14 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
14 2 (2.99%) McAfee
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago