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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 103 117 148
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +31
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 43 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.88% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 2.84% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 9 18
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,250 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
519 457 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.67% 24.14% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 413 263 528
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Stevenage +24 9 £40,000 +31.14%
Royston - 7 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £45,000 -
Hertford - 1 £35,000 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (60.00%) Firewall
2 35 (58.33%) Cisco
3 21 (35.00%) Juniper
3 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 18 (30.00%) F5
6 16 (26.67%) WAN
7 14 (23.33%) VPN
7 14 (23.33%) CCNP
7 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
8 13 (21.67%) LAN
8 13 (21.67%) Fortinet
9 12 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (15.00%) CCIE
10 9 (15.00%) FirePass
10 9 (15.00%) Junos
10 9 (15.00%) FortiGate
11 8 (13.33%) CCNA
11 8 (13.33%) Finance
11 8 (13.33%) VLAN
12 7 (11.67%) MPLS
12 7 (11.67%) OSPF
12 7 (11.67%) BGP
12 7 (11.67%) IPsec
12 7 (11.67%) SolarWinds
12 7 (11.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (10.00%) ITIL
13 6 (10.00%) SSL
13 6 (10.00%) Microsoft

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (60.00%) Firewall
2 16 (26.67%) WAN
3 14 (23.33%) VPN
4 13 (21.67%) LAN
5 9 (15.00%) FirePass
5 9 (15.00%) Junos
6 8 (13.33%) VLAN
7 7 (11.67%) IPsec
7 7 (11.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (11.67%) MPLS
7 7 (11.67%) OSPF
7 7 (11.67%) BGP
8 6 (10.00%) SSL
8 6 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 6 (10.00%) Wireshark
8 6 (10.00%) Wireless
9 5 (8.33%) EIGRP
10 4 (6.67%) VoIP
10 4 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 23 (38.33%) Security Engineer
3 19 (31.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Administrator
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Network Administrator
6 7 (11.67%) Security Administrator
7 6 (10.00%) Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Security Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Testing Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
11 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) Network Architect
11 2 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
11 2 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Economics
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Statistics
3 3 (5.00%) Handset
4 2 (3.33%) Blog
4 2 (3.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.00%) ITIL
1 6 (10.00%) Change Management
1 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (10.00%) Cyber Security
2 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (8.33%) Network Design
2 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (8.33%) BCP
3 4 (6.67%) Information Security
3 4 (6.67%) Service Management
3 4 (6.67%) High Availability
4 3 (5.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.33%) Release Management
5 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.33%) Migration
5 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) Java
1 1 (1.67%) Python
1 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (23.33%) CCNP
4 9 (15.00%) CCIE
5 8 (13.33%) CCNA
6 5 (8.33%) CISSP
7 4 (6.67%) GIAC
7 4 (6.67%) GCIH
8 2 (3.33%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.33%) CCDP
9 1 (1.67%) Degree
9 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) vCloud
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.33%) Cacti
3 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Cisco
2 21 (35.00%) Juniper
3 18 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (30.00%) F5
4 13 (21.67%) Fortinet
5 7 (11.67%) SolarWinds
6 6 (10.00%) VMware
6 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.67%) Remedy
7 4 (6.67%) McAfee
7 4 (6.67%) Crossbeam
7 4 (6.67%) Sourcefire
7 4 (6.67%) Splunk
7 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.00%) Aruba
9 2 (3.33%) Mitel
9 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.33%) HP
9 2 (3.33%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) Citrix
Hertfordshire
Blue Town Online
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
AX Intelligence
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum or competitive contract rate
Posted: 27 days ago