Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 41 50
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 35 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 13.89% 4.87% 5.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.72% 22.67% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 22
Bedford median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76% +16.02%
10th Percentile £23,050 £41,250 £47,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +15.38%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 69 75 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 27.38% 21.49% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 52 66 80
Bedford median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +50.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £66,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +28.00%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Bedford

Network Security
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Bedford.

Salary trend for Network Security in Bedford

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Bedford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 35 (100.00%) WAN
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (97.14%) CheckPoint
2 34 (97.14%) LAN
3 33 (94.29%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (62.86%) OSPF
4 22 (62.86%) BGP
4 22 (62.86%) CCNP
4 22 (62.86%) Firewall
4 22 (62.86%) CCSE
4 22 (62.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (62.86%) Spanning Tree
4 22 (62.86%) Data Centre
5 21 (60.00%) CCDP
6 20 (57.14%) Presales
7 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 14 (40.00%) CCSA
8 13 (37.14%) Network Design
9 9 (25.71%) CCNA
9 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
9 9 (25.71%) Wireshark
9 9 (25.71%) tcpdump
10 8 (22.86%) Network Management
10 8 (22.86%) Driving Licence
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
11 7 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (8.57%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) WAN
2 34 (97.14%) LAN
3 22 (62.86%) BGP
3 22 (62.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 22 (62.86%) OSPF
3 22 (62.86%) Spanning Tree
4 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
4 9 (25.71%) tcpdump
4 9 (25.71%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Consultant
1 19 (54.29%) Network Consultant
2 17 (48.57%) Network Security Consultant
2 17 (48.57%) Security Consultant
3 15 (42.86%) Check Point Consultant
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco Consultant
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
8 5 (14.29%) Check Point Support
8 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 5 (14.29%) Cisco Support
8 5 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 5 (14.29%) Network Support
8 5 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (11.43%) Junior Network Engineer
9 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Presales
2 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (37.14%) Network Design
4 8 (22.86%) Network Management
5 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (62.86%) CCNP
2 22 (62.86%) CCSE
3 21 (60.00%) CCDP
4 14 (40.00%) CCSA
5 9 (25.71%) CCNA
6 7 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (8.57%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.86%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) MCP
8 1 (2.86%) MCTS
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
1 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (97.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) CommVault
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) FalconStor
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee
5 1 (2.86%) VMware