Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 83 91
Rank change year-on-year +35 +8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 49 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.47% 2.40% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.62% 17.11% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 40
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,250 £43,250 £45,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,750 £61,150
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £50,750
% change year-on-year +12.36% -12.32% +12.78%

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 199 228 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.14% 14.06% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 167 196 292
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.04% +3.66% +27.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,000 £25,364
90th Percentile £66,100 £66,875 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +30 35 £45,000 -18.18%
Luton +17 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Dunstable -20 1 £62,500 +28.87%
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 42 (85.71%) Cisco
2 41 (83.67%) WAN
3 39 (79.59%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (77.55%) LAN
4 38 (77.55%) CheckPoint
5 29 (59.18%) Firewall
6 28 (57.14%) Data Centre
7 25 (51.02%) CCNP
8 23 (46.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (44.90%) Spanning Tree
9 22 (44.90%) CCSE
9 22 (44.90%) OSPF
9 22 (44.90%) BGP
9 22 (44.90%) CCDP
10 21 (42.86%) Presales
11 16 (32.65%) CCSA
12 14 (28.57%) Network Design
12 14 (28.57%) Load Balancing
13 12 (24.49%) CCNA
13 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
14 11 (22.45%) Network Management
15 10 (20.41%) Driving Licence
16 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
16 9 (18.37%) MS Visio
16 9 (18.37%) tcpdump
16 9 (18.37%) Wireshark
17 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
17 7 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
18 6 (12.24%) Degree
19 5 (10.20%) SIEM

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 41 (83.67%) WAN
2 38 (77.55%) LAN
3 29 (59.18%) Firewall
4 23 (46.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (44.90%) BGP
5 22 (44.90%) OSPF
5 22 (44.90%) Spanning Tree
6 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
6 9 (18.37%) tcpdump
6 9 (18.37%) Wireshark
7 3 (6.12%) SAN
8 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (4.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Consultant
1 19 (38.78%) Network Consultant
2 18 (36.73%) Network Engineer
3 17 (34.69%) Network Security Consultant
3 17 (34.69%) Security Consultant
4 15 (30.61%) Check Point Consultant
5 13 (26.53%) Cisco Consultant
5 13 (26.53%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 12 (24.49%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 10 (20.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (20.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (16.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (16.33%) Security Engineer
9 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Junior
10 6 (12.24%) Junior Network Engineer
11 5 (10.20%) Analyst
11 5 (10.20%) Check Point Support
11 5 (10.20%) Cisco Support
11 5 (10.20%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 28 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.41%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.12%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Presales
2 14 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 14 (28.57%) Network Design
3 11 (22.45%) Network Management
4 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (10.20%) SIEM
6 3 (6.12%) Information Security
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
7 2 (4.08%) Cryptography
7 2 (4.08%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Line Management
7 2 (4.08%) Security Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Task Automation
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.04%) People Management
8 1 (2.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (79.59%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (51.02%) CCNP
3 22 (44.90%) CCDP
3 22 (44.90%) CCSE
4 16 (32.65%) CCSA
5 12 (24.49%) CCNA
6 7 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (12.24%) Degree
8 5 (10.20%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (6.12%) A+ Certification
10 2 (4.08%) MCP
10 2 (4.08%) MCTS
10 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
2 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (85.71%) Cisco
2 38 (77.55%) CheckPoint
3 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Splunk
5 3 (6.12%) EMC
5 3 (6.12%) F5
5 3 (6.12%) FalconStor
5 3 (6.12%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) CA
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) CommVault
6 2 (4.08%) McAfee
7 1 (2.04%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper