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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 59 50 56
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.89% 4.55% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 20.22% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 29
Median salary £47,500 £58,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.80% +9.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £48,600 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 62 178 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 9.78% 22.50% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51 168 138
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -11 7 £65,000 -1.51%
Luton +8 2 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (93.33%) Cisco
2 41 (91.11%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (88.89%) CCNP
3 40 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 40 (88.89%) CCSA
4 39 (86.67%) Firewall
4 39 (86.67%) LAN
4 39 (86.67%) WAN
5 37 (82.22%) CCSE
5 37 (82.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 36 (80.00%) Spanning Tree
6 36 (80.00%) OSPF
6 36 (80.00%) BGP
7 31 (68.89%) CCDP
8 26 (57.78%) Network Management
9 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
9 25 (55.56%) MS Visio
10 23 (51.11%) Load Balancing
11 22 (48.89%) Data Centre
12 15 (33.33%) tcpdump
12 15 (33.33%) Wireshark
12 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 14 (31.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (24.44%) Presales
15 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 7 (15.56%) F5
17 6 (13.33%) Driving Licence
18 5 (11.11%) BIG-IP
18 5 (11.11%) CA

Network Security
Top Related 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 25 (55.56%) MS Visio
2 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (86.67%) Firewall
1 39 (86.67%) LAN
1 39 (86.67%) WAN
2 37 (82.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 36 (80.00%) BGP
3 36 (80.00%) OSPF
3 36 (80.00%) Spanning Tree
4 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 15 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 15 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 5 (11.11%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.44%) SAN
6 2 (4.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Consultant
1 29 (64.44%) Network Consultant
2 28 (62.22%) Network Security Consultant
2 28 (62.22%) Security Consultant
3 27 (60.00%) Network Engineer
4 24 (53.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 24 (53.33%) Security Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Check Point Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Network Support
8 2 (4.44%) Junior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Technician
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
1 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
1 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Network Management
2 23 (51.11%) Load Balancing
3 14 (31.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (24.44%) Presales
5 2 (4.44%) Change Control
5 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (4.44%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 41 (91.11%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (88.89%) CCNP
2 40 (88.89%) CCSA
3 37 (82.22%) CCSE
4 31 (68.89%) CCDP
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) Cisco
2 40 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.56%) F5
5 5 (11.11%) CA
6 2 (4.44%) Apple
6 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) TippingPoint
6 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
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