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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 45 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.33% 2.15% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.84% 7.86% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 8
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +41.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
147 140 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.34% 27.40% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 127 103 81
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (42.86%) GIAC
2 9 (42.86%) GCIH
3 8 (38.10%) Information Security
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (14.29%) vSphere
7 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) F5
7 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) Middleware
7 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) EMC
7 3 (14.29%) CISSP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Juniper
7 3 (14.29%) NetApp
7 3 (14.29%) CCNP
7 3 (14.29%) CCDP
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) WAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.76%) SSH
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) Regular Expression
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Cybercrime
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (38.10%) Information Security
3 6 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) GCIH
1 9 (42.86%) GIAC
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) CCDP
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CISSP
3 3 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
1 2 (9.52%) Nmap
2 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) EMC
2 3 (14.29%) F5
2 3 (14.29%) Juniper
2 3 (14.29%) NetApp
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle