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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 61 66
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 20 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.41% 2.77% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 17.36% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 22
Median salary £46,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.38% -4.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 84 144 186
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.31% 15.98% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 69 135 152
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +17 11 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Luton +6 3 £46,000 -29.23%
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (75.00%) Firewall
3 23 (71.88%) CheckPoint
3 23 (71.88%) LAN
3 23 (71.88%) WAN
4 21 (65.63%) CCSA
5 18 (56.25%) CCNP
6 17 (53.13%) CCDP
7 16 (50.00%) Network Management
8 14 (43.75%) MS Visio
8 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
9 12 (37.50%) OSPF
9 12 (37.50%) BGP
9 12 (37.50%) CCSE
9 12 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
9 12 (37.50%) Presales
10 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
10 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (31.25%) Task Automation
11 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
11 9 (28.13%) Wireshark
11 9 (28.13%) tcpdump
12 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
12 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (18.75%) CCNA
13 6 (18.75%) Change Control
14 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
14 5 (15.63%) TippingPoint

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 14 (43.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) LAN
2 23 (71.88%) WAN
3 12 (37.50%) BGP
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (37.50%) OSPF
3 12 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
4 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
4 9 (28.13%) tcpdump
4 9 (28.13%) Wireshark
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Network Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Network Security Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Security Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Network Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Network Security Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Security Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Check Point Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Network Support
6 4 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (15.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Network Management
2 12 (37.50%) Presales
3 10 (31.25%) Task Automation
4 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
5 6 (18.75%) Change Control
6 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (15.63%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (9.38%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Network Design
9 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
9 1 (3.13%) Data Architecture
9 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.13%) Information Security
9 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (65.63%) CCSA
3 18 (56.25%) CCNP
4 17 (53.13%) CCDP
5 12 (37.50%) CCSE
6 6 (18.75%) CCNA
7 5 (15.63%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 23 (71.88%) CheckPoint
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
4 5 (15.63%) TippingPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Apple
5 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
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