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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 59 44 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.08% 2.75% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.59% 12.75% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 8
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
79 102 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.21% 21.61% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 76 126
Median salary £42,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £33,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Watford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) IPsec
2 14 (45.16%) VPN
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco
3 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (38.71%) PCI DSS
5 11 (35.48%) SIEM
5 11 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
6 10 (32.26%) CCNP
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) CISSP
7 9 (29.03%) Python
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 9 (29.03%) WAN
7 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
7 9 (29.03%) Unix
7 9 (29.03%) LAN
8 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
8 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
8 8 (25.81%) DMZ
8 8 (25.81%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (25.81%) IP Telephony
8 8 (25.81%) VLAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) IPsec
2 14 (45.16%) VPN
3 9 (29.03%) LAN
3 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (29.03%) WAN
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco IPT
4 8 (25.81%) DMZ
4 8 (25.81%) IP Telephony
4 8 (25.81%) Spanning Tree
4 8 (25.81%) VLAN
5 6 (19.35%) SSH
6 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (9.68%) DNS
7 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
7 3 (9.68%) WLAN
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
1 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Security Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Linux Support
6 4 (12.90%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Design Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) SOC Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
2 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) PACS
3 5 (16.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.45%) Cybercrime
6 1 (3.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (35.48%) SIEM
3 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (19.35%) Information Security
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
4 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
4 6 (19.35%) Workflow
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Data Enrichment
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.13%) Security Operations
5 5 (16.13%) Use Case
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) ISMS
7 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Python
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Perl
2 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) CISSP
4 6 (19.35%) CCNA
5 4 (12.90%) CCIE
6 3 (9.68%) CEH
6 3 (9.68%) CISA
6 3 (9.68%) CISM
6 3 (9.68%) GCIH
6 3 (9.68%) GIAC
7 2 (6.45%) CCDP
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (12.90%) Nessus
3 3 (9.68%) Nmap
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
4 6 (19.35%) NetApp
4 6 (19.35%) Sybase
5 4 (12.90%) F5
6 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.68%) Symantec
7 2 (6.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) Aruba
8 1 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.23%) Sophos