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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 60 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.45% 1.36% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 5.00% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £50,750 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
169 100 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.89% 27.17% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 105 63 67
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Watford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (68.57%) Cisco
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 20 (57.14%) LAN
4 19 (54.29%) VPN
4 19 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (48.57%) WAN
6 12 (34.29%) HP
6 12 (34.29%) CCIE
6 12 (34.29%) CCNP
7 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
7 11 (31.43%) Fortinet
8 10 (28.57%) MPLS
8 10 (28.57%) OSPF
8 10 (28.57%) BGP
9 9 (25.71%) VoIP
9 9 (25.71%) Mitel
10 8 (22.86%) IP Telephony
10 8 (22.86%) Handset
10 8 (22.86%) Aruba
10 8 (22.86%) ITIL
10 8 (22.86%) Dell
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
11 7 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (20.00%) F5
11 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (20.00%) Meru Networks
12 6 (17.14%) VLAN
12 6 (17.14%) BCP
12 6 (17.14%) Juniper

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) LAN
3 19 (54.29%) VPN
4 17 (48.57%) WAN
5 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
6 10 (28.57%) MPLS
6 10 (28.57%) OSPF
6 10 (28.57%) BGP
7 9 (25.71%) VoIP
8 8 (22.86%) IP Telephony
8 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
9 7 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (17.14%) VLAN
11 5 (14.29%) HTTP
11 5 (14.29%) HTTPS
11 5 (14.29%) IPsec
12 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (11.43%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) IT Support
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.71%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) Qt
1 1 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Handset
2 2 (5.71%) Economics
3 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) BCP
3 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.43%) ITSM
4 4 (11.43%) Data Security
5 3 (8.57%) Network Management
5 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.57%) Network Design
5 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCIE
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) CCNA
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (11.43%) MCITP
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
4 4 (11.43%) MCP
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (8.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) HP
3 11 (31.43%) Fortinet
4 9 (25.71%) Mitel
5 8 (22.86%) Aruba
5 8 (22.86%) Dell
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) F5
6 7 (20.00%) Meru Networks
7 6 (17.14%) Juniper
8 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 4 (11.43%) VMware
9 4 (11.43%) Riverbed
10 3 (8.57%) Crossbeam