Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 162 110
Rank change year-on-year +40 -52 +55
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 104 57 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.28% 1.31% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.72% 7.58% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 92 42 78
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +40.45% -19.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £43,695 £27,850
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £61,950
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%

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 887 752 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.42% 17.34% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 694 599 757
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +21 22 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Stevenage +2 21 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Hatfield -4 11 £65,000 +38.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead +9 10 £32,500 -45.83% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 7 - -
Broxbourne - 5 £57,500 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 70 (67.31%) Firewall
2 45 (43.27%) Cisco
3 42 (40.38%) Information Security
4 35 (33.65%) SIEM
4 35 (33.65%) Data Centre
5 34 (32.69%) Cybersecurity
6 33 (31.73%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (30.77%) CheckPoint
8 29 (27.88%) VPN
8 29 (27.88%) Degree
8 29 (27.88%) Palo Alto
9 28 (26.92%) PCI DSS
10 25 (24.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 24 (23.08%) F5
11 24 (23.08%) IPsec
11 24 (23.08%) Security Operations
12 22 (21.15%) OSPF
12 22 (21.15%) BGP
13 21 (20.19%) Juniper
13 21 (20.19%) DNS
13 21 (20.19%) VMware
13 21 (20.19%) Computer Science
13 21 (20.19%) Security Operations Centre
13 21 (20.19%) GDPR
13 21 (20.19%) Computer Science Degree
14 20 (19.23%) Cisco Firepower
14 20 (19.23%) HTTP
14 20 (19.23%) E-Commerce
14 20 (19.23%) MPLS
15 19 (18.27%) Microsoft

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 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.96%) Apache
2 1 (0.96%) nginx
2 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Akamai
2 6 (5.77%) Office 365
3 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.96%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 70 (67.31%) Firewall
2 33 (31.73%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (27.88%) VPN
4 24 (23.08%) IPsec
5 22 (21.15%) BGP
5 22 (21.15%) OSPF
6 21 (20.19%) DNS
7 20 (19.23%) Cisco Firepower
7 20 (19.23%) HTTP
7 20 (19.23%) MPLS
8 19 (18.27%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (16.35%) WAN
10 16 (15.38%) Internet
10 16 (15.38%) NetScaler
10 16 (15.38%) SSL
11 12 (11.54%) LAN
11 12 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (9.62%) DHCP
12 10 (9.62%) IGRP
13 8 (7.69%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.96%) GIS
4 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.96%) MySQL
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (8.65%) Retail
2 4 (3.85%) Local Government
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (29.81%) Security Engineer
2 30 (28.85%) Network Engineer
3 21 (20.19%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (17.31%) Team Leader
5 12 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) Consultant
7 10 (9.62%) Analyst
7 10 (9.62%) Security Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Network Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Network Security Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Network Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Data Centre Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Security Manager
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Firewall Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Network Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) HTML
2 10 (9.62%) XML
3 9 (8.65%) Web Services
4 8 (7.69%) 802.1X
5 4 (3.85%) boto
5 4 (3.85%) Django
6 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.96%) Node.js
6 1 (0.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.65%) Data Centre
2 21 (20.19%) Computer Science
2 21 (20.19%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.62%) Management Information System
5 9 (8.65%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.85%) Cyberattack
6 4 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.85%) iSeries
6 4 (3.85%) PKI
6 4 (3.85%) Replication
7 2 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.96%) CCTV
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) Linux
2 16 (15.38%) Windows
3 9 (8.65%) Unix
4 7 (6.73%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.38%) Information Security
2 35 (33.65%) SIEM
3 34 (32.69%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (23.08%) Security Operations
5 20 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 16 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 15 (14.42%) Load Balancing
8 13 (12.50%) DevOps
8 13 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 13 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 11 (10.58%) Security Architecture
10 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.65%) The Twelve-Factor App
11 8 (7.69%) Network Management
11 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
12 7 (6.73%) Analytics
12 7 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (6.73%) Network Design
13 6 (5.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.50%) Python
2 9 (8.65%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.81%) Java
4 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.96%) PHP
5 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Degree
2 21 (20.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (16.35%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (13.46%) CCNP
5 9 (8.65%) CCNA
6 8 (7.69%) CISSP
7 4 (3.85%) CCDA
7 4 (3.85%) CCDP
7 4 (3.85%) CSSLP
7 4 (3.85%) ISSAP
7 4 (3.85%) ISSEP
7 4 (3.85%) Master's Degree
7 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.88%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.92%) CEH
9 2 (1.92%) CISM
9 2 (1.92%) GCIA
9 2 (1.92%) GCIH
9 2 (1.92%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.92%) PCI DSS
2 25 (24.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (20.19%) GDPR
4 5 (4.81%) PMO
5 2 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.92%) SLA
6 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.65%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.96%) Snort
4 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) vCenter Server
1 9 (8.65%) vRealize
2 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (7.69%) Puppet
3 4 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (43.27%) Cisco
2 32 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 29 (27.88%) Palo Alto
4 24 (23.08%) F5
5 21 (20.19%) Juniper
5 21 (20.19%) VMware
6 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
7 17 (16.35%) Citrix
7 17 (16.35%) Fortinet
8 16 (15.38%) Arista
9 14 (13.46%) Riverbed
10 13 (12.50%) Blue Coat
11 8 (7.69%) Aruba
11 8 (7.69%) Meraki
11 8 (7.69%) Tufin
12 7 (6.73%) Zscaler
13 4 (3.85%) EMC
13 4 (3.85%) Google
13 4 (3.85%) IBM
14 3 (2.88%) Symantec