Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 42 46
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 +30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 23 57 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.10% 5.39% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.11% 29.38% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 52 30
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,500 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.67% -8.54% -25.45%
10th Percentile £31,500 £20,075 £21,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,250 £50,475
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year +25.00% -27.64% +6.99%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 127 194 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.09% 18.35% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 91 160 137
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,050
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,250 £66,750
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -5.56% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -13 9 £37,000 +34.55% 1
Luton +5 8 £50,500 +34.67% 1
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 21 (91.30%) WAN
2 21 (91.30%) LAN
3 17 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
4 15 (65.22%) Firewall
5 13 (56.52%) VMware
6 12 (52.17%) CCSA
6 12 (52.17%) CCNA
7 11 (47.83%) Network Management
7 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (43.48%) OSPF
9 9 (39.13%) Check Point Certification
9 9 (39.13%) CCNP
9 9 (39.13%) MS Visio
9 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
9 9 (39.13%) CCSE
9 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (34.78%) Spanning Tree
10 8 (34.78%) Wireshark
10 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
10 8 (34.78%) BGP
11 7 (30.43%) ITIL
12 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
12 6 (26.09%) Office 365
12 6 (26.09%) Presales
12 6 (26.09%) Mitel
12 6 (26.09%) PowerShell

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 9 (39.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) LAN
1 21 (91.30%) WAN
2 15 (65.22%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) OSPF
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (34.78%) BGP
5 8 (34.78%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (34.78%) Wireshark
6 6 (26.09%) PBX
7 5 (21.74%) tcpdump
8 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
8 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.35%) NaaS
9 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
9 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Network Security Consultant
1 8 (34.78%) Security Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Check Point Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Security Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Network Management
2 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Presales
5 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) Network Design
5 3 (13.04%) Project Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Task Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Threat Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCNA
2 12 (52.17%) CCSA
3 9 (39.13%) CCNP
3 9 (39.13%) CCSE
3 9 (39.13%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCDP
5 1 (4.35%) CCENT
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
3 13 (56.52%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (26.09%) Avaya
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 6 (26.09%) Mitel
6 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
6 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp