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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 111 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 44 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.83% 1.30% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 5.23% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 13
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
599 650 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.85% 24.86% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 406 483 406
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,750
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -16 9 £56,500 +25.55% 3
Rickmansworth - 7 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £47,500 - 1
Berkhamsted - 3 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £57,500 -
Royston - 1 £33,500 - 1
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 41 (60.29%) Cisco
2 34 (50.00%) Firewall
3 24 (35.29%) Data Centre
4 23 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (30.88%) Juniper
5 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
6 20 (29.41%) ITIL
6 20 (29.41%) WAN
7 19 (27.94%) LAN
7 19 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (26.47%) CheckPoint
9 17 (25.00%) CCNP
10 16 (23.53%) Project Management
10 16 (23.53%) IP Telephony
10 16 (23.53%) VLAN
10 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (22.06%) Fat Client
11 15 (22.06%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (22.06%) Advertising
11 15 (22.06%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (22.06%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (22.06%) Thin Client
11 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
11 15 (22.06%) Citrix
11 15 (22.06%) Web Services
11 15 (22.06%) DNS
11 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
12 12 (17.65%) CISSP
13 11 (16.18%) Finance
13 11 (16.18%) Network Design

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (22.06%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.88%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.47%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (50.00%) Firewall
2 20 (29.41%) WAN
3 19 (27.94%) LAN
4 16 (23.53%) IP Telephony
4 16 (23.53%) VLAN
5 15 (22.06%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (22.06%) DNS
6 5 (7.35%) OSPF
6 5 (7.35%) BGP
7 4 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 4 (5.88%) SSL
7 4 (5.88%) VPN
7 4 (5.88%) MPLS
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.41%) NetScreen
8 3 (4.41%) IPsec
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.41%) CTI
8 3 (4.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
General
1 15 (22.06%) Advertising
2 11 (16.18%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Network Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Security Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Network Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Network Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Network Security Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) IT Support
8 3 (4.41%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Information Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 19 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (22.06%) Thin Client
3 15 (22.06%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Statistics
6 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Project Management
3 11 (16.18%) Network Design
4 10 (14.71%) Cyber Security
5 8 (11.76%) Network Architecture
6 7 (10.29%) Change Management
6 7 (10.29%) SDLC
7 4 (5.88%) Information Security
7 4 (5.88%) CRM
8 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.41%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.41%) Line Management
9 2 (2.94%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 2 (2.94%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.94%) Network Management
9 2 (2.94%) SIEM
10 1 (1.47%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (25.00%) CCNP
3 15 (22.06%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (17.65%) CISSP
5 8 (11.76%) CCDP
6 7 (10.29%) HND
6 7 (10.29%) Degree
7 6 (8.82%) CCIE
8 5 (7.35%) CCSE
9 4 (5.88%) GIAC
9 4 (5.88%) GCIH
10 2 (2.94%) CCNA
11 1 (1.47%) CCSP
11 1 (1.47%) CISM
11 1 (1.47%) CCSA
11 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) Firmware
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.41%) WSUS
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (60.29%) Cisco
2 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.88%) Juniper
3 18 (26.47%) CheckPoint
4 15 (22.06%) Citrix
5 10 (14.71%) F5
6 7 (10.29%) LogRhythm
6 7 (10.29%) Remedy
7 6 (8.82%) IronPort
8 5 (7.35%) Symantec
9 4 (5.88%) Trend Micro
9 4 (5.88%) Sourcefire
10 3 (4.41%) VMware
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle
11 2 (2.94%) Crossbeam
12 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.47%) EMC
12 1 (1.47%) NetApp
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