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

Network Security
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 161 105
Rank change year-on-year +50 -56 +60
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 99 49 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.39% 1.19% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.48% 6.47% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 87 41 88
Hertfordshire median annual salary £54,000 £62,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.60% +40.45% -19.09%
10th Percentile £35,300 £47,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £76,250 £60,000
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 793 757 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.14% 18.44% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 585 628 670
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £23,375
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,375 £62,500
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 20 September 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 September 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 +35 28 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Stevenage +20 21 £47,500 -
Hatfield 0 11 £70,000 +21.74% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Broxbourne - 5 £57,500 -
St Albans - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead +5 3 £30,000 -47.83% 4
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 61 (61.62%) Firewall
2 44 (44.44%) Information Security
3 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 32 (32.32%) SIEM
5 31 (31.31%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (30.30%) Cisco
6 30 (30.30%) Windows
7 29 (29.29%) Security Operations
8 28 (28.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 26 (26.26%) PCI DSS
10 23 (23.23%) VPN
10 23 (23.23%) Data Centre
11 21 (21.21%) Security Operations Centre
11 21 (21.21%) Computer Science
11 21 (21.21%) Degree
11 21 (21.21%) GDPR
11 21 (21.21%) Computer Science Degree
12 19 (19.19%) Active Directory
12 19 (19.19%) CheckPoint
13 18 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (17.17%) VMware
15 16 (16.16%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (16.16%) LAN
15 16 (16.16%) Linux
16 15 (15.15%) WAN
17 14 (14.14%) CCNP
17 14 (14.14%) Management Information System
17 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 13 (13.13%) CCNA
18 13 (13.13%) DNS

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
2 1 (1.01%) Apache
2 1 (1.01%) nginx
2 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.07%) Office 365
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.01%) Akamai
4 1 (1.01%) IaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (61.62%) Firewall
2 23 (23.23%) VPN
3 18 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (16.16%) LAN
5 15 (15.15%) WAN
6 13 (13.13%) DNS
7 11 (11.11%) IPsec
7 11 (11.11%) VoIP
8 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
9 9 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (8.08%) Cisco Firepower
10 8 (8.08%) Internet
10 8 (8.08%) SAN
10 8 (8.08%) SSL
11 7 (7.07%) DHCP
11 7 (7.07%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (6.06%) HTTP
13 4 (4.04%) OSPF
13 4 (4.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
General
1 8 (8.08%) Retail
2 7 (7.07%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Security Engineer
2 22 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 18 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 14 (14.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Development Manager
6 10 (10.10%) Security Manager
7 7 (7.07%) Cisco Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 7 (7.07%) Network Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Information Security Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Network Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Network Security Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (3.03%) HTML
2 3 (3.03%) OAuth
2 3 (3.03%) SAML
3 2 (2.02%) Django
3 2 (2.02%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.01%) boto
4 1 (1.01%) Node.js
4 1 (1.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Data Centre
2 21 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 21 (21.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (14.14%) Management Information System
4 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (9.09%) Public Cloud
6 7 (7.07%) iSeries
6 7 (7.07%) Replication
7 5 (5.05%) Client/Server
7 5 (5.05%) Cyberattack
7 5 (5.05%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.30%) Windows
2 16 (16.16%) Linux
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.05%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.05%) Windows 10
5 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) Information Security
2 32 (32.32%) SIEM
3 31 (31.31%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (29.29%) Security Operations
5 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.11%) Load Balancing
8 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.10%) Project Management
8 10 (10.10%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (10.10%) Requirements Management
8 10 (10.10%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.09%) DevOps
9 9 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (8.08%) Data Privacy
10 8 (8.08%) Incident Management
10 8 (8.08%) Security Architecture
10 8 (8.08%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
1 4 (4.04%) Python
2 3 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (1.01%) C#
3 1 (1.01%) PHP
3 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (21.21%) Computer Science Degree
1 21 (21.21%) Degree
2 16 (16.16%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (14.14%) CCNP
4 13 (13.13%) CCNA
5 8 (8.08%) CISSP
6 7 (7.07%) CCDA
6 7 (7.07%) CCDP
7 3 (3.03%) CEH
7 3 (3.03%) GCFA
7 3 (3.03%) GCIA
7 3 (3.03%) GCIH
7 3 (3.03%) GREM
7 3 (3.03%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.02%) CISM
9 1 (1.01%) CCIE
9 1 (1.01%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.01%) CCIE Security
9 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (26.26%) PCI DSS
3 21 (21.21%) GDPR
4 5 (5.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.02%) QA
7 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (19.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) Docker
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.01%) Ansible
2 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.30%) Cisco
3 19 (19.19%) CheckPoint
4 17 (17.17%) VMware
5 12 (12.12%) F5
5 12 (12.12%) Palo Alto
6 10 (10.10%) IBM
7 8 (8.08%) Juniper
8 7 (7.07%) Arista
8 7 (7.07%) EMC
9 5 (5.05%) Citrix
10 4 (4.04%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.03%) Google
11 3 (3.03%) Oracle
11 3 (3.03%) Rackspace
12 2 (2.02%) HP
12 2 (2.02%) NetApp
13 1 (1.01%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.01%) Dell
13 1 (1.01%) Percona