Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 44 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 +12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 50 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.77% 3.94% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.91% 22.58% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 25
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £41,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.83% -25.45% -5.98%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £46,550
90th Percentile £72,500 £54,375 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -31.43% +16.67% -14.29%

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 193 155 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.40% 17.45% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 153 135 183
Bedfordshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,950 £31,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -5 33 £27,500 +6.80% 2
Luton -10 8 £31,250 -34.21% 4
Dunstable +5 6 £55,000 -12.00%
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 46 (92.00%) Cisco
2 40 (80.00%) Firewall
3 36 (72.00%) CheckPoint
4 35 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (70.00%) WAN
4 35 (70.00%) LAN
5 27 (54.00%) CCSA
6 22 (44.00%) CCNA
7 15 (30.00%) Network Management
8 14 (28.00%) Check Point Certification
8 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (26.00%) CCNP
10 11 (22.00%) Change Control
11 10 (20.00%) Presales
12 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
12 9 (18.00%) MS Visio
12 9 (18.00%) CCDP
12 9 (18.00%) CCSE
13 8 (16.00%) VMware
13 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (14.00%) SLA
15 6 (12.00%) ITIL
15 6 (12.00%) People Management
15 6 (12.00%) Wireshark
16 5 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (10.00%) tcpdump
16 5 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
16 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP

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 (18.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Akamai
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.00%) IaaS
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (80.00%) Firewall
2 35 (70.00%) LAN
2 35 (70.00%) WAN
3 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (12.00%) Wireshark
5 5 (10.00%) BGP
5 5 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (10.00%) OSPF
5 5 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.00%) tcpdump
6 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (8.00%) VoIP
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.00%) WebEx
8 2 (4.00%) VPN
9 1 (2.00%) NX-OS
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 26 (52.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 26 (52.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 22 (44.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 22 (44.00%) Security Engineer
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Junior
5 8 (16.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Network Support
5 8 (16.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Check Point Support
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco Support
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Network Management
2 11 (22.00%) Change Control
3 10 (20.00%) Presales
4 6 (12.00%) ITIL
4 6 (12.00%) People Management
5 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.00%) IT Strategy
5 4 (8.00%) Line Management
5 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.00%) Validation
6 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team Management
8 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 1 (2.00%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.00%) Time Management
8 1 (2.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (54.00%) CCSA
3 22 (44.00%) CCNA
4 14 (28.00%) Check Point Certification
5 13 (26.00%) CCNP
6 9 (18.00%) CCDP
6 9 (18.00%) CCSE
7 4 (8.00%) CCENT
8 1 (2.00%) CISM
8 1 (2.00%) CISSP
8 1 (2.00%) CRISC
8 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 46 (92.00%) Cisco
2 36 (72.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) Meraki
5 4 (8.00%) NetApp
5 4 (8.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.00%) F5
6 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds