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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 125 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 19 13 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.81% 0.64% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.84% 2.67% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 32
Average salary £45,000 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.87% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £29,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
495 487 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.14% 24.06% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 386 325 489
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Stevenage +4 3 £41,000 +9.33%
St Albans - 1 £60,000 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 37 (72.55%) Cisco
2 35 (68.63%) Firewall
3 26 (50.98%) VPN
4 24 (47.06%) LAN
5 21 (41.18%) WAN
5 21 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (31.37%) Juniper
6 16 (31.37%) Fortinet
7 15 (29.41%) CCNP
8 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
9 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
10 12 (23.53%) CCIE
10 12 (23.53%) HP
11 11 (21.57%) MPLS
11 11 (21.57%) OSPF
11 11 (21.57%) BGP
11 11 (21.57%) Finance
12 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
12 10 (19.61%) SSL
13 9 (17.65%) VoIP
13 9 (17.65%) ITIL
13 9 (17.65%) Mitel
13 9 (17.65%) Retail
13 9 (17.65%) IP Telephony
13 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
13 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
13 9 (17.65%) Aruba
13 9 (17.65%) F5
13 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
14 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (68.63%) Firewall
2 26 (50.98%) VPN
3 24 (47.06%) LAN
4 21 (41.18%) WAN
5 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
6 11 (21.57%) MPLS
6 11 (21.57%) OSPF
6 11 (21.57%) BGP
7 10 (19.61%) SSL
8 9 (17.65%) VoIP
8 9 (17.65%) IP Telephony
9 8 (15.69%) VLAN
9 8 (15.69%) EIGRP
9 8 (15.69%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (13.73%) Junos
10 7 (13.73%) HTTP
10 7 (13.73%) HTTPS
11 5 (9.80%) IPsec
11 5 (9.80%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Security Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) IT Support
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
1 1 (1.96%) JSON
1 1 (1.96%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Handset
2 6 (11.76%) SecurID
3 3 (5.88%) Economics
4 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) ITIL
1 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 7 (13.73%) BCP
2 7 (13.73%) Change Management
2 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.80%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (9.80%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.84%) Data Security
5 4 (7.84%) ITSM
5 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.84%) Network Design
5 4 (7.84%) Network Management
6 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Information Security
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Java
1 3 (5.88%) Python
1 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.92%) C
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (29.41%) CCNP
3 12 (23.53%) CCIE
4 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.80%) Degree
5 5 (9.80%) CCNA
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.84%) A+ Certification
6 4 (7.84%) MCP
6 4 (7.84%) MCITP
7 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) CCDP
8 1 (1.96%) CCSA
8 1 (1.96%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) vCloud
3 2 (3.92%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (9.80%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Cisco
2 16 (31.37%) Juniper
2 16 (31.37%) Fortinet
3 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
4 12 (23.53%) HP
5 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
6 9 (17.65%) Mitel
6 9 (17.65%) Aruba
6 9 (17.65%) F5
7 8 (15.69%) Dell
8 7 (13.73%) Meru Networks
9 6 (11.76%) Fujitsu
9 6 (11.76%) VMware
10 5 (9.80%) SolarWinds
11 4 (7.84%) Riverbed
12 3 (5.88%) Crossbeam
12 3 (5.88%) Citrix
13 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.96%) McAfee
13 1 (1.96%) Foundry
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