Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 164 136
Rank change year-on-year +42 -28 +26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 80 60 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.10% 1.35% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.38% 6.62% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 63 57 65
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +38.89% -18.18%
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £70,500
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -28.00% +11.11% -11.33%

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 771 907 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.21% 20.44% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 531 753 593
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +13 36 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Hatfield +16 12 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Stevenage +20 10 £53,250 +90.18%
Welwyn Garden City -23 5 - - 1
St Albans - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead +12 2 £61,250 +2.08%
Hitchin - 1 £47,500 - 1
Broxbourne - 1 £57,500 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 48 (60.00%) Firewall
2 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (35.00%) Cisco
4 27 (33.75%) Windows
4 27 (33.75%) Information Security
5 23 (28.75%) VMware
6 22 (27.50%) LAN
7 21 (26.25%) WAN
7 21 (26.25%) SIEM
7 21 (26.25%) Security Operations
8 19 (23.75%) Active Directory
9 18 (22.50%) VPN
9 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (21.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
11 15 (18.75%) DNS
11 15 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (16.25%) Degree
12 13 (16.25%) Linux
13 12 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (15.00%) Management Information System
13 12 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
14 11 (13.75%) Incident Management
14 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
14 11 (13.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (13.75%) Wireless
14 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (12.50%) Project Management

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 (2.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (10.00%) Office 365
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (60.00%) Firewall
2 22 (27.50%) LAN
3 21 (26.25%) WAN
4 18 (22.50%) VPN
5 15 (18.75%) DNS
6 12 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (13.75%) Wireless
8 10 (12.50%) VoIP
9 8 (10.00%) DHCP
10 7 (8.75%) Internet
10 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
11 6 (7.50%) Sourcefire
12 5 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (6.25%) SAN
13 4 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (5.00%) SMTP
13 4 (5.00%) SSH
13 4 (5.00%) SSL
13 4 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) GIS
3 3 (3.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Network Engineer
2 21 (26.25%) Security Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 10 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 8 (10.00%) Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Security Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Field Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Field Service Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) OAuth
2 3 (3.75%) SAML
3 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.25%) Django
3 1 (1.25%) Node.js
3 1 (1.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 12 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.00%) Public Cloud
5 6 (7.50%) Cyberattack
5 6 (7.50%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
7 4 (5.00%) iSeries
7 4 (5.00%) Replication
8 3 (3.75%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (3.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.50%) Handset
9 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.75%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Information Security
2 21 (26.25%) Security Operations
2 21 (26.25%) SIEM
3 15 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (13.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (13.75%) Incident Management
4 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 10 (12.50%) Project Management
5 10 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 10 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 9 (11.25%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (10.00%) DevOps
7 8 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (8.75%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.75%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
1 3 (3.75%) Python
1 3 (3.75%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) PHP
3 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 12 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (11.25%) CCNA
4 9 (11.25%) CCNP
5 6 (7.50%) CEH
5 6 (7.50%) CISSP
5 6 (7.50%) GCFA
5 6 (7.50%) GCIA
5 6 (7.50%) GCIH
5 6 (7.50%) GREM
6 4 (5.00%) CCDA
6 4 (5.00%) CCDP
7 2 (2.50%) CCIE
7 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (1.25%) CCIE Security
8 1 (1.25%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
3 10 (12.50%) GDPR
4 6 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.50%) QA
6 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (23.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) Firmware
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.25%) Docker
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.25%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.00%) Cisco
3 23 (28.75%) VMware
4 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.75%) IBM
5 7 (8.75%) Juniper
6 5 (6.25%) Citrix
6 5 (6.25%) Meraki
6 5 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.25%) SonicWALL
7 4 (5.00%) EMC
7 4 (5.00%) F5
7 4 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.00%) Veeam
7 4 (5.00%) Zerto
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle
8 3 (3.75%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.50%) Google
9 2 (2.50%) Mitel
10 1 (1.25%) HP