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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 117 111 144
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 31 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.41% 1.49% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.70% 5.86% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 13
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £55,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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
544 631 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.82% 25.41% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 388 432 548
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +6 13 £55,000 +41.02%
Hemel Hempstead -28 4 £55,000 - 1
Royston - 4 £31,750 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £32,500 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (58.67%) Firewall
2 40 (53.33%) Cisco
3 25 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 24 (32.00%) Juniper
5 22 (29.33%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
7 17 (22.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (21.33%) WAN
8 16 (21.33%) F5
9 15 (20.00%) CCNP
10 13 (17.33%) LAN
10 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
11 12 (16.00%) Cyber Security
11 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.00%) VPN
11 12 (16.00%) VLAN
12 11 (14.67%) CISSP
12 11 (14.67%) Remedy
12 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.33%) IP Telephony
14 9 (12.00%) Change Management
14 9 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (12.00%) SSL
14 9 (12.00%) ITIL
15 8 (10.67%) DNS
15 8 (10.67%) Management Information System
15 8 (10.67%) Sourcefire
15 8 (10.67%) Fortinet
15 8 (10.67%) FirePass
15 8 (10.67%) IPsec

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 44 (58.67%) Firewall
2 16 (21.33%) WAN
3 13 (17.33%) LAN
4 12 (16.00%) VPN
4 12 (16.00%) VLAN
5 10 (13.33%) IP Telephony
6 9 (12.00%) SSL
7 8 (10.67%) DNS
7 8 (10.67%) FirePass
7 8 (10.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (10.67%) Junos
7 8 (10.67%) IPsec
8 7 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (8.00%) Wireshark
9 6 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (8.00%) Wireless
9 6 (8.00%) MPLS
9 6 (8.00%) OSPF
9 6 (8.00%) BGP
9 6 (8.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.00%) Advertising
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Back Office
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Games
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 27 (36.00%) Security Engineer
3 20 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (25.33%) Analyst
5 11 (14.67%) Security Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Consultant
7 8 (10.67%) Administrator
7 8 (10.67%) Network Consultant
7 8 (10.67%) Network Administrator
8 7 (9.33%) Security Administrator
9 5 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Testing Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Information Security Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Security Designer
11 2 (2.67%) Information Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Designer
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 6 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.33%) Statistics
5 2 (2.67%) Blog
5 2 (2.67%) FMCG
6 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Cyber Security
2 9 (12.00%) ITIL
2 9 (12.00%) Change Management
2 9 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (8.00%) Project Management
4 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 3 (4.00%) Network Management
6 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.67%) Release Management
7 2 (2.67%) Network Design
7 2 (2.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.67%) Information Security
7 2 (2.67%) Change Control
8 1 (1.33%) High Availability
8 1 (1.33%) SIEM
8 1 (1.33%) PDM
8 1 (1.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
1 1 (1.33%) Java
1 1 (1.33%) Python
1 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (20.00%) CCNP
4 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
5 11 (14.67%) CISSP
6 8 (10.67%) GCIH
6 8 (10.67%) GIAC
7 7 (9.33%) CCIE
8 6 (8.00%) CCNA
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (6.67%) CCSE
10 3 (4.00%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.33%) CCSA
11 1 (1.33%) CCDP
11 1 (1.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) XenApp
2 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.67%) Cacti
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Cisco
2 25 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 24 (32.00%) Juniper
4 16 (21.33%) F5
5 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.67%) Remedy
7 8 (10.67%) Sourcefire
7 8 (10.67%) Fortinet
7 8 (10.67%) LogRhythm
8 6 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (8.00%) Citrix
9 4 (5.33%) McAfee
9 4 (5.33%) Crossbeam
9 4 (5.33%) Splunk
9 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.67%) IronPort
10 2 (2.67%) Trend Micro
10 2 (2.67%) VMware
10 2 (2.67%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.67%) Symantec
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM Digital
Posted: 11 days ago