Period
to 19 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 46 83
Rank change year-on-year -9 +37 +10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 38 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.58% 4.52% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.35% 24.75% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 34
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £21,875 £21,250 £42,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £60,875
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11% -11.33%

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 178 198 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.76% 18.25% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 144 166 193
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +3.16%
10th Percentile £24,300 £22,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,125 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 -19 18 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Dunstable +19 16 £55,000 -12.00%
Luton -2 2 £23,750 -50.00%
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 33 (86.84%) WAN
2 31 (81.58%) Firewall
3 27 (71.05%) LAN
4 23 (60.53%) Cisco
5 16 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (42.11%) ITIL
6 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (36.84%) Project Management
7 14 (36.84%) VPN
7 14 (36.84%) Virtual Team Management
7 14 (36.84%) Virtual Team
8 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
9 11 (28.95%) CCNA
10 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 10 (26.32%) VMware
10 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
12 6 (15.79%) CCSA
12 6 (15.79%) CCSE
12 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.79%) Flash
12 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
12 6 (15.79%) McAfee
12 6 (15.79%) HP
12 6 (15.79%) EMC
12 6 (15.79%) Citrix
12 6 (15.79%) SAN
12 6 (15.79%) CA
12 6 (15.79%) CommVault
12 6 (15.79%) EMC VMAX

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 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Akamai
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) WAN
2 31 (81.58%) Firewall
3 27 (71.05%) LAN
4 16 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (36.84%) VPN
6 6 (15.79%) SAN
7 2 (5.26%) BGP
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.26%) OSPF
7 2 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.26%) tcpdump
7 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
7 2 (5.26%) VoIP
7 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Network Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Support
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Junior
6 4 (10.53%) Junior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Switch Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Virtual Team
2 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.79%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
5 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) Project Management
2 14 (36.84%) Virtual Team Management
3 6 (15.79%) Network Management
3 6 (15.79%) People Management
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) IT Strategy
5 2 (5.26%) Line Management
5 2 (5.26%) Presales
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.63%) Task Automation
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) CCNA
3 6 (15.79%) CCSA
3 6 (15.79%) CCSE
4 5 (13.16%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (10.53%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.26%) CCENT
7 2 (5.26%) Degree
7 2 (5.26%) MCP
7 2 (5.26%) MCTS
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.63%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) vSphere
2 6 (15.79%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) CA
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) CommVault
4 6 (15.79%) EMC
4 6 (15.79%) FalconStor
4 6 (15.79%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) McAfee
5 3 (7.89%) F5
6 2 (5.26%) Meraki
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto