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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 56 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.87% 2.61% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.26% 10.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 0
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
121 147 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.62% 25.57% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 75 110 73
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Watford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (40.91%) Juniper
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
1 9 (40.91%) Cyber Security
2 8 (36.36%) CISSP
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
4 6 (27.27%) Remedy
4 6 (27.27%) CCIE
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 5 (22.73%) BGP
5 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
5 5 (22.73%) MPLS
5 5 (22.73%) OSPF
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (18.18%) F5
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (18.18%) Crossbeam
6 4 (18.18%) CCNP
7 3 (13.64%) CCNA
7 3 (13.64%) RIP
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) VRRP
7 3 (13.64%) NetScreen
7 3 (13.64%) GCIH
7 3 (13.64%) GIAC
7 3 (13.64%) IPsec
7 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (4.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) MPLS
2 5 (22.73%) OSPF
2 5 (22.73%) BGP
2 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) IPsec
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.64%) Multicast
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) VRRP
3 3 (13.64%) NetScreen
3 3 (13.64%) RIP
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) ADSL
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Information Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Security Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Blog
1 2 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Cyber Security
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCIE
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) GIAC
4 3 (13.64%) GCIH
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.55%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cacti
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
1 9 (40.91%) Juniper
2 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
3 6 (27.27%) Remedy
4 4 (18.18%) Crossbeam
4 4 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.55%) IronPort