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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 115 113 138
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 36 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.60% 1.39% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.29% 5.11% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 9
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,001 £57,500 £66,000
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
572 685 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.48% 27.14% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 383 473 476
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 9 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -13 2 £56,250 +2.27%
Berkhamsted - 2 - -
Borehamwood - 2 £32,500 -
Royston - 2 £33,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £55,000 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (52.56%) Firewall
2 39 (50.00%) Cisco
3 20 (25.64%) WAN
3 20 (25.64%) LAN
4 19 (24.36%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 18 (23.08%) VLAN
6 17 (21.79%) IP Telephony
6 17 (21.79%) ITIL
7 16 (20.51%) Juniper
7 16 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (19.23%) CCNP
9 14 (17.95%) CISSP
9 14 (17.95%) Cyber Security
10 13 (16.67%) Project Management
10 13 (16.67%) DNS
11 12 (15.38%) Web Services
11 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 12 (15.38%) Citrix
11 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 12 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (15.38%) Thin Client
11 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (15.38%) Advertising
11 12 (15.38%) Fat Client
11 12 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (15.38%) F5

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (52.56%) Firewall
2 20 (25.64%) WAN
2 20 (25.64%) LAN
3 18 (23.08%) VLAN
4 17 (21.79%) IP Telephony
5 13 (16.67%) DNS
6 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (11.54%) SSL
8 8 (10.26%) VPN
8 8 (10.26%) IPsec
8 8 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (7.69%) Wireshark
9 6 (7.69%) Wireless
10 5 (6.41%) BGP
10 5 (6.41%) EIGRP
10 5 (6.41%) MPLS
10 5 (6.41%) OSPF
11 4 (5.13%) HTTPS
11 4 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 12 (15.38%) Advertising
2 8 (10.26%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Back Office
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Analyst
2 21 (26.92%) Network Engineer
3 18 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 14 (17.95%) Security Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) Consultant
7 8 (10.26%) Network Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) Cyber Security Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Network Administrator
9 5 (6.41%) Administrator
10 4 (5.13%) Information Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Information Security Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Security Administrator
11 3 (3.85%) Testing Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 3 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 12 (15.38%) Fat Client
3 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) FMCG
5 1 (1.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) ITIL
2 14 (17.95%) Cyber Security
3 13 (16.67%) Project Management
4 11 (14.10%) Change Management
5 7 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (6.41%) Information Security
6 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.13%) Network Design
7 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.85%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.56%) CRM
9 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.56%) Line Management
9 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.56%) SIEM
9 2 (2.56%) Network Management
10 1 (1.28%) Information Assurance
10 1 (1.28%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (19.23%) CCNP
3 14 (17.95%) CISSP
4 12 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (10.26%) GIAC
5 8 (10.26%) GCIH
6 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.41%) CCSE
8 4 (5.13%) CCIE
9 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.85%) CCNA
10 2 (2.56%) CCDP
11 1 (1.28%) CCSA
11 1 (1.28%) Degree
11 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.28%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.28%) CCSP
11 1 (1.28%) HND
11 1 (1.28%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) XenApp
3 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.85%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.56%) WSUS
4 1 (1.28%) Cacti
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Cisco
2 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.51%) Juniper
4 12 (15.38%) Citrix
4 12 (15.38%) F5
5 11 (14.10%) Remedy
6 8 (10.26%) LogRhythm
7 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
8 5 (6.41%) Splunk
8 5 (6.41%) IronPort
9 4 (5.13%) Symantec
9 4 (5.13%) Sourcefire
9 4 (5.13%) Trend Micro
10 3 (3.85%) Crossbeam
10 3 (3.85%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.56%) Oracle
11 2 (2.56%) VMware
12 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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