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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 119 122 130
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 32 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 0.56% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.64% 2.30% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 20
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 £31,200 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £66,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
567 522 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.82% 24.46% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 453 344 440
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 23 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 23 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 +2 22 £50,000 -4.76%
Stevenage - 8 £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 23 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 57 (83.82%) Firewall
2 45 (66.18%) Cisco
3 34 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (47.06%) VPN
5 30 (44.12%) LAN
6 27 (39.71%) CheckPoint
7 26 (38.24%) WAN
8 21 (30.88%) Juniper
9 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
10 18 (26.47%) CCNP
10 18 (26.47%) CCNA
11 16 (23.53%) Fortinet
12 13 (19.12%) VLAN
12 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
12 13 (19.12%) HP
12 13 (19.12%) SSL
12 13 (19.12%) MPLS
12 13 (19.12%) Linux
12 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
13 12 (17.65%) Windows
14 11 (16.18%) BGP
14 11 (16.18%) CCIE
14 11 (16.18%) Junos
15 10 (14.71%) F5
15 10 (14.71%) Aruba
15 10 (14.71%) Wireless
15 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
15 10 (14.71%) OSPF
16 9 (13.24%) ITIL
16 9 (13.24%) VoIP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 5 (7.35%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.41%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (83.82%) Firewall
2 32 (47.06%) VPN
3 30 (44.12%) LAN
4 26 (38.24%) WAN
5 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
6 13 (19.12%) SSL
6 13 (19.12%) MPLS
6 13 (19.12%) VLAN
7 11 (16.18%) BGP
7 11 (16.18%) Junos
8 10 (14.71%) Wireless
8 10 (14.71%) OSPF
9 9 (13.24%) VoIP
9 9 (13.24%) IP Telephony
10 8 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (10.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (10.29%) EIGRP
11 7 (10.29%) HTTP
11 7 (10.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Network Engineer
2 19 (27.94%) Security Engineer
3 17 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Security Specialist
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Network Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Network Security Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Information Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
1 1 (1.47%) JSON
1 1 (1.47%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) SecurID
2 8 (11.76%) Handset
3 1 (1.47%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.47%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) ITIL
1 9 (13.24%) Change Management
2 8 (11.76%) Information Security
2 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.35%) BCP
4 5 (7.35%) Business Continuity
4 5 (7.35%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (5.88%) Network Management
5 4 (5.88%) Data Security
5 4 (5.88%) ITSM
6 3 (4.41%) Service Management
6 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.41%) Network Design
6 3 (4.41%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.94%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) Java
1 6 (8.82%) Python
1 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.35%) C
3 3 (4.41%) SQL
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (26.47%) CCNP
2 18 (26.47%) CCNA
3 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
4 11 (16.18%) CCIE
5 7 (10.29%) CCSA
6 6 (8.82%) Degree
7 5 (7.35%) CISSP
7 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (7.35%) CISA
7 5 (7.35%) CISM
7 5 (7.35%) GPEN
8 4 (5.88%) MCITP
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.88%) A+ Certification
8 4 (5.88%) MCP
9 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.41%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (4.41%) CCSE
9 3 (4.41%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) Nmap
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Nessus
2 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (7.35%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.41%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 45 (66.18%) Cisco
2 27 (39.71%) CheckPoint
3 21 (30.88%) Juniper
4 16 (23.53%) Fortinet
5 13 (19.12%) HP
6 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.71%) Aruba
6 10 (14.71%) F5
7 9 (13.24%) Mitel
8 8 (11.76%) Dell
9 7 (10.29%) Fujitsu
9 7 (10.29%) Meru Networks
10 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds
10 5 (7.35%) Citrix
11 4 (5.88%) VMware
11 4 (5.88%) Riverbed
12 3 (4.41%) Oracle
12 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
12 3 (4.41%) Crossbeam
13 2 (2.94%) Computacenter
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