Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 134 172
Rank change year-on-year -22 +38 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 58 86 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.32% 1.94% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.28% 10.91% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 55 72 45
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £38,250 £28,325 £41,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £66,350 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 924 788 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.00% 17.79% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 769 620 759
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Hemel Hempstead -3 11 £60,000 +33.33%
Watford -30 9 £37,500 -16.67%
Hatfield +3 7 £55,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -11 3 - - 2
Stevenage -2 1 £28,000 -
Hertford - 1 £52,500 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 36 (62.07%) Firewall
2 35 (60.34%) Cisco
3 29 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 28 (48.28%) BGP
4 28 (48.28%) MPLS
5 27 (46.55%) OSPF
6 24 (41.38%) E-Commerce
6 24 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (39.66%) CheckPoint
8 22 (37.93%) Palo Alto
9 20 (34.48%) Juniper
9 20 (34.48%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (32.76%) CISSP
11 18 (31.03%) VPN
11 18 (31.03%) Fortinet
12 17 (29.31%) SIEM
12 17 (29.31%) NetScaler
12 17 (29.31%) Analytics
12 17 (29.31%) Citrix
13 16 (27.59%) DNS
13 16 (27.59%) F5
14 15 (25.86%) HTTP
14 15 (25.86%) HTML
14 15 (25.86%) IPsec
14 15 (25.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
14 15 (25.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 14 (24.14%) Blue Coat
16 13 (22.41%) Riverbed
16 13 (22.41%) Akamai
17 11 (18.97%) Management Information System

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Akamai
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (62.07%) Firewall
2 28 (48.28%) BGP
2 28 (48.28%) MPLS
3 27 (46.55%) OSPF
4 24 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (34.48%) Cisco IOS
6 18 (31.03%) VPN
7 17 (29.31%) NetScaler
8 16 (27.59%) DNS
9 15 (25.86%) HTTP
9 15 (25.86%) IPsec
10 5 (8.62%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (8.62%) DWDM
10 5 (8.62%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.62%) GLBP
10 5 (8.62%) IGRP
10 5 (8.62%) LAN
10 5 (8.62%) WAN
11 4 (6.90%) DHCP
12 3 (5.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 21 (36.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (24.14%) Security Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (20.69%) Consultant
5 12 (20.69%) Network Consultant
5 12 (20.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 12 (20.69%) Security Consultant
6 11 (18.97%) Firewall Engineer
6 11 (18.97%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 11 (18.97%) Senior Security Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Data Centre Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 9 (15.52%) Analyst
9 8 (13.79%) Security Analyst
10 5 (8.62%) Cisco Consultant
10 5 (8.62%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 5 (8.62%) Cisco Security Consultant
10 5 (8.62%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 4 (6.90%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) XML
3 3 (5.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
1 3 (5.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) E-Commerce
2 17 (29.31%) Analytics
2 17 (29.31%) SIEM
3 15 (25.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 15 (25.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 10 (17.24%) Network Design
5 7 (12.07%) Cryptography
5 7 (12.07%) Data Protection
5 7 (12.07%) Information Security
5 7 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (12.07%) Security Architecture
5 7 (12.07%) Security Auditing
6 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (10.34%) Security Operations
7 5 (8.62%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.62%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.17%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) CISSP
2 10 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (15.52%) CCNP
4 7 (12.07%) CISM
5 6 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (10.34%) Degree
6 5 (8.62%) CEH
6 5 (8.62%) GCIH
6 5 (8.62%) GIAC
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
8 1 (1.72%) CISA
8 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.07%) GDPR
3 5 (8.62%) PMO
4 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
1 3 (5.17%) vCenter Server
1 3 (5.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) CheckPoint
3 22 (37.93%) Palo Alto
4 20 (34.48%) Juniper
5 18 (31.03%) Fortinet
6 17 (29.31%) Citrix
7 16 (27.59%) F5
8 14 (24.14%) Blue Coat
9 13 (22.41%) Riverbed
10 5 (8.62%) Arista
10 5 (8.62%) Sourcefire
11 3 (5.17%) Aruba
11 3 (5.17%) Meraki
11 3 (5.17%) Tufin
11 3 (5.17%) VMware
12 1 (1.72%) HP
12 1 (1.72%) Microsoft