Period
to 13 October 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 61 52
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9 +31
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 65 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.82% 3.24% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.52% 18.13% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 60 33 28
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,250 £55,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.27% +19.57% -12.38%
10th Percentile £30,750 £50,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £59,125
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +6.74%

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 213 182 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 22.35% 17.90% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 185 160 169
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £46,056 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.72% -3.04% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £22,200
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £60,000
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 13 October 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 13 October 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 +23 43 £37,000 -26.00% 2
Luton +10 11 £72,000 +203.16% 1
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 56 (86.15%) Cisco
1 56 (86.15%) CheckPoint
2 54 (83.08%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (80.00%) LAN
3 52 (80.00%) WAN
4 43 (66.15%) Firewall
5 40 (61.54%) CCSA
6 36 (55.38%) CCNA
7 34 (52.31%) Check Point Certification
8 32 (49.23%) Presales
9 30 (46.15%) Network Management
10 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
10 27 (41.54%) MS Visio
11 25 (38.46%) OSPF
12 24 (36.92%) CCNP
12 24 (36.92%) CCSE
12 24 (36.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (35.38%) Spanning Tree
13 23 (35.38%) BGP
14 22 (33.85%) Data Centre
15 19 (29.23%) Change Control
16 18 (27.69%) Load Balancing
17 17 (26.15%) CCDP
18 13 (20.00%) Network Design
18 13 (20.00%) Project Delivery
19 12 (18.46%) Wireshark
19 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
20 10 (15.38%) tcpdump
21 9 (13.85%) Vulnerability Management
21 9 (13.85%) ITIL

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 27 (41.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 52 (80.00%) LAN
1 52 (80.00%) WAN
2 43 (66.15%) Firewall
3 25 (38.46%) OSPF
4 24 (36.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (35.38%) BGP
5 23 (35.38%) Spanning Tree
6 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
6 12 (18.46%) Wireshark
7 10 (15.38%) tcpdump
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.08%) WebEx
9 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Network Engineer
2 29 (44.62%) Network Security Engineer
2 29 (44.62%) Security Engineer
3 27 (41.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (41.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 24 (36.92%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 23 (35.38%) Consultant
5 23 (35.38%) Network Security Consultant
5 23 (35.38%) Security Consultant
6 20 (30.77%) Check Point Consultant
6 20 (30.77%) Cisco Consultant
6 20 (30.77%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 20 (30.77%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 18 (27.69%) Network Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Junior
9 4 (6.15%) Junior Network Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Presales
2 30 (46.15%) Network Management
3 19 (29.23%) Change Control
4 18 (27.69%) Load Balancing
5 13 (20.00%) Network Design
5 13 (20.00%) Project Delivery
6 9 (13.85%) ITIL
6 9 (13.85%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.31%) Information Security
7 8 (12.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (12.31%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (7.69%) Task Automation
9 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.08%) Change Management
10 2 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.08%) Web Filtering
11 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.54%) DevOps
11 1 (1.54%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.54%) Python
1 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (83.08%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (61.54%) CCSA
3 36 (55.38%) CCNA
4 34 (52.31%) Check Point Certification
5 24 (36.92%) CCNP
5 24 (36.92%) CCSE
6 17 (26.15%) CCDP
7 8 (12.31%) CISSP
8 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (86.15%) CheckPoint
1 56 (86.15%) Cisco
2 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) VMware
4 5 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (4.62%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.08%) F5
6 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.54%) IBM