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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 101 98 137
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +39
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 40 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.93% 1.70% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.10% 7.39% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 21
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
494 487 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.78% 23.06% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 384 328 487
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 13 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Royston - 5 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -21 3 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £45,000 -
Stevenage +26 2 £40,000 +31.14%
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 35 (50.72%) Cisco
1 35 (50.72%) Firewall
2 23 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (33.33%) Juniper
3 22 (31.88%) CheckPoint
4 21 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 18 (26.09%) F5
6 16 (23.19%) CCNP
7 15 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
8 14 (20.29%) Cyber Security
9 13 (18.84%) VPN
10 12 (17.39%) WAN
11 11 (15.94%) CISSP
11 11 (15.94%) Fortinet
12 9 (13.04%) Remedy
12 9 (13.04%) LAN
12 9 (13.04%) FirePass
12 9 (13.04%) Junos
12 9 (13.04%) FortiGate
13 8 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (11.59%) GCIH
13 8 (11.59%) MPLS
13 8 (11.59%) OSPF
13 8 (11.59%) CCNA
13 8 (11.59%) BGP
13 8 (11.59%) GIAC
13 8 (11.59%) IPsec
14 7 (10.14%) Change Management
14 7 (10.14%) Finance

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.72%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) VPN
3 12 (17.39%) WAN
4 9 (13.04%) LAN
4 9 (13.04%) FirePass
4 9 (13.04%) Junos
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (11.59%) IPsec
5 8 (11.59%) MPLS
5 8 (11.59%) OSPF
5 8 (11.59%) BGP
6 7 (10.14%) SSL
7 6 (8.70%) EIGRP
7 6 (8.70%) VLAN
7 6 (8.70%) Wireshark
7 6 (8.70%) Wireless
7 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (7.25%) IP Telephony
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (5.80%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Network Engineer
2 26 (37.68%) Security Engineer
3 19 (27.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Security Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Consultant
7 8 (11.59%) Administrator
7 8 (11.59%) Network Administrator
8 7 (10.14%) Security Administrator
9 6 (8.70%) Network Consultant
10 5 (7.25%) Security Consultant
10 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) Testing Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Architect
12 3 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
13 2 (2.90%) Security Designer
13 2 (2.90%) Designer
13 2 (2.90%) Senior Designer
13 2 (2.90%) Network Architect
13 2 (2.90%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Statistics
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Economics
4 2 (2.90%) Blog
4 2 (2.90%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Cyber Security
2 7 (10.14%) Change Management
2 7 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (7.25%) Asset Management
3 5 (7.25%) Network Design
3 5 (7.25%) Information Security
4 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.35%) ITIL
4 3 (4.35%) BCP
4 3 (4.35%) Service Management
4 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.35%) High Availability
5 2 (2.90%) Change Control
5 2 (2.90%) Release Management
5 2 (2.90%) Security Architecture
5 2 (2.90%) Network Management
5 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (2.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C
1 1 (1.45%) Java
1 1 (1.45%) Python
1 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 16 (23.19%) CCNP
4 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
5 11 (15.94%) CISSP
6 8 (11.59%) CCNA
6 8 (11.59%) GIAC
6 8 (11.59%) GCIH
7 7 (10.14%) CCIE
8 4 (5.80%) CCSE
9 3 (4.35%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.90%) CCDP
11 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.45%) CCSA
11 1 (1.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.90%) Cacti
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Cisco
2 23 (33.33%) Juniper
3 22 (31.88%) CheckPoint
4 18 (26.09%) F5
5 11 (15.94%) Fortinet
6 9 (13.04%) Remedy
7 7 (10.14%) Sourcefire
8 6 (8.70%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.25%) LogRhythm
10 4 (5.80%) Splunk
10 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow
10 4 (5.80%) McAfee
10 4 (5.80%) Crossbeam
10 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.35%) VMware
12 2 (2.90%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.45%) Foundry
13 1 (1.45%) Aruba
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago