The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 66 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.48% 4.01% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 11.21% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 4
Average salary £56,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.55% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
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 Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 214 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.94% 35.79% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 78 140 47
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Watford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) Cyber Security
2 8 (38.10%) CISSP
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Juniper
4 6 (28.57%) Remedy
4 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (19.05%) BGP
5 4 (19.05%) CCNP
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security
5 4 (19.05%) OSPF
6 3 (14.29%) GCIH
6 3 (14.29%) GIAC
6 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (14.29%) CCIE
6 3 (14.29%) NetScreen
6 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) Crossbeam
7 2 (9.52%) F5
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 2 (9.52%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) CCNA
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.52%) VMware

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) OSPF
2 4 (19.05%) BGP
3 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 3 (14.29%) MPLS
3 3 (14.29%) NetScreen
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) RIP
5 1 (4.76%) VRRP
5 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.76%) Multicast
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Cyber Security
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
4 3 (14.29%) CCIE
4 3 (14.29%) GIAC
4 3 (14.29%) GCIH
5 2 (9.52%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) CCSP
6 1 (4.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Juniper
2 6 (28.57%) Remedy
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Crossbeam
5 1 (4.76%) IronPort
5 1 (4.76%) Trend Micro
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
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