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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 87 111 138
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +27
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 50 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.45% 0.88% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.40% 3.53% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 43 13 21
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,900 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
481 482 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.58% 25.07% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 391 294 505
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 27 January 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 January 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 -1 15 £55,000 +44.73%
Royston - 9 £40,000 -
Stevenage +22 6 £40,000 +31.14%
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 27 January 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 33 (50.00%) Firewall
2 31 (46.97%) Cisco
3 22 (33.33%) Juniper
4 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 19 (28.79%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 17 (25.76%) F5
8 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
8 14 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (19.70%) CCNP
9 13 (19.70%) VPN
9 13 (19.70%) Cyber Security
10 12 (18.18%) WAN
11 11 (16.67%) Fortinet
12 9 (13.64%) LAN
12 9 (13.64%) CISSP
12 9 (13.64%) FirePass
12 9 (13.64%) FortiGate
12 9 (13.64%) Junos
13 8 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (12.12%) IPsec
13 8 (12.12%) GCIH
13 8 (12.12%) CCNA
13 8 (12.12%) Remedy
13 8 (12.12%) Finance
13 8 (12.12%) GIAC
14 7 (10.61%) Change Management
14 7 (10.61%) BGP
14 7 (10.61%) SSL
14 7 (10.61%) MPLS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.00%) 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%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (12.12%) IPsec
6 7 (10.61%) SSL
6 7 (10.61%) MPLS
6 7 (10.61%) OSPF
6 7 (10.61%) BGP
7 6 (9.09%) VLAN
7 6 (9.09%) Wireshark
7 6 (9.09%) Wireless
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (7.58%) IP Telephony
8 5 (7.58%) EIGRP
9 4 (6.06%) Multicast
10 3 (4.55%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 26 (39.39%) Security Engineer
3 19 (28.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Security Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Administrator
6 8 (12.12%) Network Administrator
7 7 (10.61%) Security Administrator
8 6 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Architect
9 5 (7.58%) Testing Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Cloud Consultant
11 3 (4.55%) Security Consultant
12 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
12 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
12 2 (3.03%) Network Consultant
12 2 (3.03%) Network Architect
12 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (3.03%) Security Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.58%) Economics
3 4 (6.06%) Statistics
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Blog
4 2 (3.03%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Cyber Security
2 7 (10.61%) Change Management
2 7 (10.61%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
3 5 (7.58%) Network Design
4 4 (6.06%) Information Security
4 4 (6.06%) Service Management
4 4 (6.06%) ITIL
4 4 (6.06%) BCP
4 4 (6.06%) High Availability
5 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.55%) Security Architecture
5 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.03%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.03%) Release Management
6 2 (3.03%) Network Management
6 2 (3.03%) SIEM
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 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.79%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
4 13 (19.70%) CCNP
5 9 (13.64%) CISSP
6 8 (12.12%) CCNA
6 8 (12.12%) GIAC
6 8 (12.12%) GCIH
7 6 (9.09%) CCIE
8 3 (4.55%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.03%) CCDP
10 1 (1.52%) CCSE
10 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) vCloud
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.03%) Cacti
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Cisco
2 22 (33.33%) Juniper
3 18 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 17 (25.76%) F5
5 11 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 8 (12.12%) Remedy
7 6 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.06%) Sourcefire
8 4 (6.06%) Splunk
8 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
8 4 (6.06%) McAfee
8 4 (6.06%) VMware
8 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.55%) Crossbeam
10 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.03%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.52%) Foundry
11 1 (1.52%) Aruba
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