The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 30 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.11% 1.84% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 5.26% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £48,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +1.76%
Network Security
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 57 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 17.78% 34.97% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 46 59
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Network Security
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Stevenage region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Stevenage

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Junos
4 6 (66.67%) Fujitsu
4 6 (66.67%) SSL
4 6 (66.67%) Retail
4 6 (66.67%) Change Management
4 6 (66.67%) SecurID
4 6 (66.67%) VPN
4 6 (66.67%) Juniper
4 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
5 5 (55.56%) FortiGate
6 2 (22.22%) pfSense
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Junos
2 6 (66.67%) SSL
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) SecurID
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) pfSense
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee