Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 173 165
Rank change year-on-year +35 -8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 93 42 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.91% 0.92% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 5.77% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 80 35 52
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +12.75%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -11.43% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,071 728 1,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.99% 15.94% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 881 540 869
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,975 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Network Security in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Watford +4 17 £60,000 +26.32%
Hemel Hempstead -9 15 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Hatfield - 15 £60,000 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 12 - -
Stevenage +2 2 £35,250 - 1
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 58 (62.37%) Cisco
1 58 (62.37%) Firewall
2 44 (47.31%) CheckPoint
3 43 (46.24%) Data Centre
3 43 (46.24%) Palo Alto
4 41 (44.09%) Juniper
5 40 (43.01%) MPLS
6 39 (41.94%) OSPF
6 39 (41.94%) BGP
7 36 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (35.48%) F5
9 30 (32.26%) Cisco IOS
10 27 (29.03%) Fortinet
10 27 (29.03%) SIEM
11 26 (27.96%) Riverbed
11 26 (27.96%) IPsec
11 26 (27.96%) VPN
11 26 (27.96%) DNS
11 26 (27.96%) E-Commerce
11 26 (27.96%) HTTP
12 25 (26.88%) HTML
12 25 (26.88%) Citrix
12 25 (26.88%) Blue Coat
12 25 (26.88%) Akamai
12 25 (26.88%) NetScaler
12 25 (26.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 25 (26.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 22 (23.66%) CISSP
14 21 (22.58%) Analytics
14 21 (22.58%) Mentoring

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 25 (26.88%) Akamai
2 2 (2.15%) Office 365
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (62.37%) Firewall
2 40 (43.01%) MPLS
3 39 (41.94%) BGP
3 39 (41.94%) OSPF
4 36 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (32.26%) Cisco IOS
6 26 (27.96%) DNS
6 26 (27.96%) HTTP
6 26 (27.96%) IPsec
6 26 (27.96%) VPN
7 25 (26.88%) NetScaler
8 15 (16.13%) Internet
9 14 (15.05%) WAN
10 13 (13.98%) 802.11
10 13 (13.98%) DMVPN
10 13 (13.98%) DWDM
10 13 (13.98%) SSL
10 13 (13.98%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (12.90%) DHCP
11 12 (12.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Big Data
2 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.08%) GIS
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Local Government
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (37.63%) Network Engineer
2 29 (31.18%) Security Engineer
3 26 (27.96%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (24.73%) Consultant
5 22 (23.66%) Network Consultant
5 22 (23.66%) Network Security Consultant
5 22 (23.66%) Network Security Engineer
5 22 (23.66%) Security Consultant
6 13 (13.98%) Data Centre Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) Firewall Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) Senior Security Engineer
7 12 (12.90%) Network Systems Engineer
7 12 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Cisco Consultant
8 9 (9.68%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 9 (9.68%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 8 (8.60%) Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) HTML
2 13 (13.98%) 802.1X
3 12 (12.90%) XML
4 1 (1.08%) boto
4 1 (1.08%) Django
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (46.24%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.98%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.83%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.23%) Cyberattack
5 3 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.08%) CCTV
7 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.13%) Linux
2 14 (15.05%) Unix
3 2 (2.15%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) SIEM
2 26 (27.96%) E-Commerce
3 25 (26.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 25 (26.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 21 (22.58%) Analytics
4 21 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 17 (18.28%) Information Security
6 16 (17.20%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (15.05%) DevOps
7 14 (15.05%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 13 (13.98%) Load Balancing
8 13 (13.98%) Network Design
8 13 (13.98%) Security Architecture
8 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
8 13 (13.98%) WAN Optimisation
9 12 (12.90%) Network Management
10 10 (10.75%) Security Operations
11 9 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (9.68%) Presales
12 8 (8.60%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) Python
2 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.08%) Java
3 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) CISSP
2 20 (21.51%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (19.35%) CCNP
4 12 (12.90%) Degree
5 9 (9.68%) CISM
6 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (6.45%) CEH
7 6 (6.45%) GCIH
7 6 (6.45%) GIAC
8 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.15%) CCNA
10 1 (1.08%) CCDP
10 1 (1.08%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.08%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.08%) ISSEP
10 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.68%) PMO
3 8 (8.60%) PCI DSS
4 7 (7.53%) GDPR
4 7 (7.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (7.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.15%) SLA
6 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.05%) VMware NSX
2 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) Snort
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) vCenter Server
1 14 (15.05%) vRealize
2 13 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (13.98%) Puppet
3 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 58 (62.37%) Cisco
2 44 (47.31%) CheckPoint
3 43 (46.24%) Palo Alto
4 41 (44.09%) Juniper
5 33 (35.48%) F5
6 27 (29.03%) Fortinet
7 26 (27.96%) Riverbed
8 25 (26.88%) Blue Coat
8 25 (26.88%) Citrix
9 16 (17.20%) VMware
10 13 (13.98%) Arista
10 13 (13.98%) Aruba
10 13 (13.98%) Meraki
10 13 (13.98%) Tufin
11 9 (9.68%) Sourcefire
11 9 (9.68%) Symantec
12 7 (7.53%) McAfee
13 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
14 2 (2.15%) FireEye
15 1 (1.08%) HP