Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 159 126
Rank change year-on-year +47 -33 +30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 99 54 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.08% 1.27% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 7.65% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 86 40 73
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +33.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £44,855 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £64,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% -1.03%

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 933 706 1,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.62% 16.57% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 760 534 839
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £23,975 £22,900 £24,900
90th Percentile £70,125 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -1.16%

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 May 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 20 May 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 +7 17 £55,000 +18.28% 1
Stevenage +11 12 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Hatfield -8 12 £65,000 +38.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 10 £32,500 -50.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 9 - -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 69 (69.70%) Firewall
2 57 (57.58%) Cisco
3 43 (43.43%) CheckPoint
3 43 (43.43%) Data Centre
3 43 (43.43%) Palo Alto
4 39 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (35.35%) F5
6 33 (33.33%) Juniper
6 33 (33.33%) OSPF
6 33 (33.33%) BGP
7 32 (32.32%) SIEM
8 31 (31.31%) MPLS
9 29 (29.29%) Information Security
9 29 (29.29%) IPsec
9 29 (29.29%) VPN
9 29 (29.29%) Cybersecurity
9 29 (29.29%) Cisco Firepower
10 28 (28.28%) E-Commerce
11 26 (26.26%) HTTP
11 26 (26.26%) Cisco IOS
12 25 (25.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 23 (23.23%) Fortinet
13 23 (23.23%) Mentoring
13 23 (23.23%) DNS
14 22 (22.22%) Citrix
14 22 (22.22%) HTML
14 22 (22.22%) NetScaler
14 22 (22.22%) PCI DSS
15 20 (20.20%) Degree
15 20 (20.20%) Riverbed

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 (2.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.19%) Akamai
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.04%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (69.70%) Firewall
2 39 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (33.33%) BGP
3 33 (33.33%) OSPF
4 31 (31.31%) MPLS
5 29 (29.29%) Cisco Firepower
5 29 (29.29%) IPsec
5 29 (29.29%) VPN
6 26 (26.26%) Cisco IOS
6 26 (26.26%) HTTP
7 23 (23.23%) DNS
8 22 (22.22%) NetScaler
9 18 (18.18%) Internet
9 18 (18.18%) SSL
10 15 (15.15%) WAN
11 12 (12.12%) IGRP
11 12 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (10.10%) 802.11
12 10 (10.10%) DMVPN
12 10 (10.10%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) Big Data
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.01%) GIS
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (7.07%) Retail
2 4 (4.04%) Local Government
3 3 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (34.34%) Network Engineer
2 31 (31.31%) Security Engineer
3 23 (23.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (20.20%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (19.19%) Consultant
6 18 (18.18%) Security Consultant
7 15 (15.15%) Network Consultant
7 15 (15.15%) Network Security Consultant
8 10 (10.10%) Data Centre Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Senior Security Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Team Leader
9 9 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (8.08%) Analyst
11 7 (7.07%) Cisco Consultant
11 7 (7.07%) Cisco Security Consultant
11 7 (7.07%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.22%) HTML
2 12 (12.12%) XML
3 10 (10.10%) 802.1X
4 4 (4.04%) boto
4 4 (4.04%) Django
4 4 (4.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (43.43%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (11.11%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.05%) Cyberattack
5 5 (5.05%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.04%) PKI
7 2 (2.02%) iSeries
7 2 (2.02%) Replication
8 1 (1.01%) CCTV
8 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Linux
2 11 (11.11%) Unix
3 6 (6.06%) Windows
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) SIEM
2 29 (29.29%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (29.29%) Information Security
3 28 (28.28%) E-Commerce
4 23 (23.23%) Mentoring
5 19 (19.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 19 (19.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 16 (16.16%) Security Architecture
7 15 (15.15%) Load Balancing
7 15 (15.15%) Security Operations
8 14 (14.14%) DevOps
9 13 (13.13%) Analytics
10 11 (11.11%) Presales
10 11 (11.11%) The Twelve-Factor App
11 10 (10.10%) Network Design
11 10 (10.10%) Software Engineering
11 10 (10.10%) WAN Optimisation
12 9 (9.09%) Network Management
13 7 (7.07%) Change Control
13 7 (7.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.15%) Python
2 11 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.04%) Java
4 1 (1.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Degree
2 18 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (15.15%) CCNP
4 12 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (11.11%) CISSP
6 6 (6.06%) CISM
7 5 (5.05%) CCNA
8 4 (4.04%) CSSLP
8 4 (4.04%) ISSAP
8 4 (4.04%) ISSEP
8 4 (4.04%) Master's Degree
8 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.03%) CCDP
9 3 (3.03%) PCI QSA
10 2 (2.02%) CCDA
11 1 (1.01%) CEH
11 1 (1.01%) GCIH
11 1 (1.01%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 13 (13.13%) GDPR
4 7 (7.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (7.07%) PMO
4 7 (7.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.02%) SLA
6 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) VMware NSX
2 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.02%) Snort
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) vCenter Server
1 11 (11.11%) vRealize
2 10 (10.10%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.10%) Puppet
3 4 (4.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 57 (57.58%) Cisco
2 43 (43.43%) CheckPoint
2 43 (43.43%) Palo Alto
3 35 (35.35%) F5
4 33 (33.33%) Juniper
5 23 (23.23%) Fortinet
6 22 (22.22%) Citrix
7 20 (20.20%) Riverbed
8 19 (19.19%) Blue Coat
9 18 (18.18%) Arista
9 18 (18.18%) VMware
10 10 (10.10%) Aruba
10 10 (10.10%) Meraki
10 10 (10.10%) Tufin
11 9 (9.09%) Symantec
11 9 (9.09%) Zscaler
12 7 (7.07%) McAfee
12 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
13 4 (4.04%) Google
14 2 (2.02%) FireEye