Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 65 69
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 32 32 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.34% 2.59% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 21.62% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 60
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -17.12% +0.91%
10th Percentile £38,000 £26,250 £47,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%

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 168 148 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.55% 11.98% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 153 122 291
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £25,550 £23,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,950 £65,000 £69,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +3.49% -

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +4 12 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Dunstable - 10 £55,000 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) WAN
3 19 (59.38%) Data Centre
4 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (40.63%) XenApp
4 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 13 (40.63%) Cisco
4 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) HP
4 13 (40.63%) EMC
4 13 (40.63%) Citrix
4 13 (40.63%) SAN
4 13 (40.63%) McAfee
4 13 (40.63%) VMware
5 12 (37.50%) CA
5 12 (37.50%) CommVault
5 12 (37.50%) Flash
5 12 (37.50%) vSphere
5 12 (37.50%) Degree
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (37.50%) EMC VMAX
5 12 (37.50%) FalconStor
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (34.38%) ITIL
7 10 (31.25%) VPN
8 9 (28.13%) LAN
8 9 (28.13%) Project Management
8 9 (28.13%) Wi-Fi

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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) WAN
3 13 (40.63%) SAN
4 10 (31.25%) VPN
5 9 (28.13%) LAN
5 9 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) IPv4
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) Junos
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) AutoIt
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (28.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Network Manager
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco Support
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) SAN Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) SAN Support
6 5 (15.63%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) VMware Support Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Wintel Support
6 5 (15.63%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 4 (12.50%) Support Technician
8 3 (9.38%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Flash
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Data Centre
2 12 (37.50%) EMC VMAX
3 9 (28.13%) Virtual Team
4 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 4 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) Virtual Team Management
3 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (25.00%) Due Diligence
3 8 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (6.25%) BCP
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.13%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) CCNA
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (15.63%) MCP
3 5 (15.63%) MCTS
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 4 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (9.38%) CCNP
5 3 (9.38%) MCITP
5 3 (9.38%) MCSA
5 3 (9.38%) MCSE
5 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.13%) CCA
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (40.63%) XenApp
2 12 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) PowerCLI
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco
1 13 (40.63%) Citrix
1 13 (40.63%) EMC
1 13 (40.63%) HP
1 13 (40.63%) McAfee
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
1 13 (40.63%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) CA
2 12 (37.50%) CommVault
2 12 (37.50%) FalconStor
3 8 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Aruba
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.13%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.13%) Shavlik
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Trend Micro