The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 56 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 22 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.78% 1.55% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.23% 6.41% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 1
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
215 78 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.94% 24.15% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 139 48 59
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
Hertfordshire

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Network Security
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Watford

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Watford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 24 (63.16%) Cisco
3 22 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (55.26%) LAN
5 19 (50.00%) VPN
6 17 (44.74%) WAN
7 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
8 13 (34.21%) HP
9 11 (28.95%) CCIE
9 11 (28.95%) CCNP
9 11 (28.95%) Fortinet
10 10 (26.32%) VLAN
11 9 (23.68%) Mitel
11 9 (23.68%) CCNA
11 9 (23.68%) VoIP
11 9 (23.68%) MPLS
11 9 (23.68%) OSPF
11 9 (23.68%) BGP
12 8 (21.05%) Handset
12 8 (21.05%) Dell
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.05%) IP Telephony
12 8 (21.05%) Aruba
13 7 (18.42%) ITIL
13 7 (18.42%) Windows
13 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (18.42%) EIGRP
13 7 (18.42%) F5
13 7 (18.42%) Meru Networks
14 6 (15.79%) Juniper

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 21 (55.26%) LAN
3 19 (50.00%) VPN
4 17 (44.74%) WAN
5 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 10 (26.32%) VLAN
7 9 (23.68%) VoIP
7 9 (23.68%) MPLS
7 9 (23.68%) OSPF
7 9 (23.68%) BGP
8 8 (21.05%) IP Telephony
9 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (18.42%) EIGRP
10 6 (15.79%) Wireless
10 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (15.79%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (13.16%) HTTP
11 5 (13.16%) HTTPS
12 4 (10.53%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Network Specialist
2 6 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Security Specialist
3 5 (13.16%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) JSON
1 1 (2.63%) Qt
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Handset
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
2 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
2 5 (13.16%) BCP
3 4 (10.53%) Data Security
3 4 (10.53%) ITSM
4 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.89%) Network Design
4 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.89%) Network Management
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security Management
5 2 (5.26%) Security Management
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) CCIE
2 11 (28.95%) CCNP
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.53%) A+ Certification
6 4 (10.53%) MCP
6 4 (10.53%) MCITP
7 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (7.89%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) HP
3 11 (28.95%) Fortinet
4 9 (23.68%) Mitel
5 8 (21.05%) Dell
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.05%) Aruba
6 7 (18.42%) F5
6 7 (18.42%) Meru Networks
7 6 (15.79%) Juniper
8 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
8 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
9 4 (10.53%) Riverbed
10 3 (7.89%) Crossbeam
11 2 (5.26%) VMware
12 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
12 1 (2.63%) McAfee
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