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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 129 111 141
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 16 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.86% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.27% 3.89% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 25
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £30,700 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
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
489 437 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.81% 22.10% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 383 291 489
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 October 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 October 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 -3 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Stevenage +9 4 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (81.25%) Cisco
2 29 (60.42%) Firewall
3 22 (45.83%) VPN
3 22 (45.83%) WAN
4 21 (43.75%) LAN
5 20 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (41.67%) Fortinet
6 15 (31.25%) Juniper
6 15 (31.25%) CCNP
7 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
7 13 (27.08%) MPLS
8 12 (25.00%) OSPF
8 12 (25.00%) BGP
8 12 (25.00%) CCIE
8 12 (25.00%) Finance
8 12 (25.00%) F5
8 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 11 (22.92%) HP
10 10 (20.83%) SSL
10 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
10 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 9 (18.75%) Retail
11 9 (18.75%) IP Telephony
11 9 (18.75%) VoIP
11 9 (18.75%) ITIL
11 9 (18.75%) Junos
12 8 (16.67%) Aruba
12 8 (16.67%) FortiGate
12 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 8 (16.67%) EIGRP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) WAN
2 22 (45.83%) VPN
3 21 (43.75%) LAN
4 13 (27.08%) MPLS
5 12 (25.00%) OSPF
5 12 (25.00%) BGP
6 10 (20.83%) SSL
7 9 (18.75%) IP Telephony
7 9 (18.75%) Junos
7 9 (18.75%) VoIP
8 8 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (14.58%) VLAN
9 7 (14.58%) HTTPS
9 7 (14.58%) HTTP
9 7 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (10.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
1 1 (2.08%) JSON
1 1 (2.08%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Handset
2 6 (12.50%) SecurID
3 4 (8.33%) Economics
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) BCP
3 7 (14.58%) Change Management
3 7 (14.58%) Network Design
4 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.33%) Information Security
5 4 (8.33%) Network Management
5 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) High Availability
6 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) ITSM
7 2 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
1 1 (2.08%) Java
1 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.08%) Python
1 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (31.25%) CCNP
3 12 (25.00%) CCIE
4 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.42%) Degree
5 5 (10.42%) CCNA
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) vCloud
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) Fortinet
3 15 (31.25%) Juniper
4 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
5 12 (25.00%) F5
6 11 (22.92%) HP
7 8 (16.67%) VMware
7 8 (16.67%) Mitel
7 8 (16.67%) Aruba
8 7 (14.58%) Meru Networks
8 7 (14.58%) Dell
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.50%) Fujitsu
10 4 (8.33%) Riverbed
10 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
11 3 (6.25%) Crossbeam
11 3 (6.25%) Citrix
12 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
12 1 (2.08%) McAfee
12 1 (2.08%) Foundry
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon application
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, South East, United Kingdom
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago