The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 119 111 141
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 23 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.09% 1.41% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 5.83% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 16
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
511 549 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.31% 24.21% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 375 396 510
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,860 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 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
Watford +2 11 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Hemel Hempstead -18 4 £55,000 -
Royston - 3 £30,000 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 37 (56.06%) Firewall
2 34 (51.52%) Cisco
3 23 (34.85%) CheckPoint
4 22 (33.33%) Juniper
4 22 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
6 17 (25.76%) F5
7 16 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (22.73%) CCNP
9 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
10 13 (19.70%) Cyber Security
10 13 (19.70%) VPN
11 12 (18.18%) WAN
12 11 (16.67%) CISSP
13 10 (15.15%) Fortinet
14 9 (13.64%) FirePass
14 9 (13.64%) LAN
14 9 (13.64%) Remedy
14 9 (13.64%) FortiGate
14 9 (13.64%) Junos
15 8 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (12.12%) IPsec
15 8 (12.12%) SSL
15 8 (12.12%) GIAC
15 8 (12.12%) GCIH
15 8 (12.12%) Sourcefire
15 8 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
16 7 (10.61%) VLAN
16 7 (10.61%) CCIE
16 7 (10.61%) CCNA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.06%) Firewall
2 13 (19.70%) VPN
3 12 (18.18%) WAN
4 9 (13.64%) LAN
4 9 (13.64%) FirePass
4 9 (13.64%) Junos
5 8 (12.12%) IPsec
5 8 (12.12%) SSL
5 8 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (10.61%) MPLS
6 7 (10.61%) OSPF
6 7 (10.61%) BGP
6 7 (10.61%) VLAN
7 6 (9.09%) Wireshark
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 6 (9.09%) Wireless
7 6 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 4 (6.06%) HTTP
8 4 (6.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Back Office
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Network Engineer
2 27 (40.91%) Security Engineer
3 20 (30.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) Analyst
5 11 (16.67%) Security Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Consultant
7 8 (12.12%) Administrator
7 8 (12.12%) Network Administrator
8 7 (10.61%) Network Consultant
8 7 (10.61%) Security Administrator
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Security Consultant
9 5 (7.58%) Testing Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Network Security Consultant
11 2 (3.03%) Security Designer
11 2 (3.03%) Designer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior Designer
11 2 (3.03%) Architect
11 2 (3.03%) Information Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Statistics
4 2 (3.03%) Blog
4 2 (3.03%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.52%) Handset
5 1 (1.52%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Cyber Security
2 8 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (10.61%) Change Management
4 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.55%) Information Security
6 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.03%) Release Management
7 2 (3.03%) Network Management
7 2 (3.03%) Network Design
7 2 (3.03%) ITIL
7 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.03%) Change Control
8 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.52%) BCP
8 1 (1.52%) Project Management
8 1 (1.52%) Service Management
8 1 (1.52%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) C
1 1 (1.52%) Java
1 1 (1.52%) Python
1 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 15 (22.73%) CCNP
4 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 11 (16.67%) CISSP
6 8 (12.12%) GIAC
6 8 (12.12%) GCIH
7 7 (10.61%) CCIE
7 7 (10.61%) CCNA
8 5 (7.58%) CCSE
9 3 (4.55%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.52%) CCDP
10 1 (1.52%) CCSA
10 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.52%) XenApp
1 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.03%) Cacti
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (51.52%) Cisco
2 23 (34.85%) CheckPoint
3 22 (33.33%) Juniper
4 17 (25.76%) F5
5 10 (15.15%) Fortinet
6 9 (13.64%) Remedy
7 8 (12.12%) Sourcefire
8 7 (10.61%) LogRhythm
9 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.09%) SolarWinds
10 4 (6.06%) Crossbeam
10 4 (6.06%) Splunk
10 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
10 4 (6.06%) McAfee
11 3 (4.55%) VMware
12 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.52%) Citrix
13 1 (1.52%) Foundry
13 1 (1.52%) Aruba
13 1 (1.52%) 3PAR
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