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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 117 116 133
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 23 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.04% 1.75% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.42% 7.80% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 23
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 358 577 593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.22% 22.43% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 254 461 440
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -4 8 £46,500 +3.33% 1
Hemel Hempstead +3 6 £63,750 +34.21%
Borehamwood - 3 £50,000 -
Stevenage -1 1 £40,000 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (68.18%) Firewall
2 26 (59.09%) Cisco
3 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (38.64%) VPN
5 15 (34.09%) Information Security
6 14 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (29.55%) Presales
7 13 (29.55%) WAN
8 12 (27.27%) LAN
8 12 (27.27%) CCNP
8 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
9 11 (25.00%) Juniper
9 11 (25.00%) CISSP
10 10 (22.73%) CCIE
10 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
10 10 (22.73%) Palo Alto
11 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (20.45%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
11 9 (20.45%) IPsec
12 8 (18.18%) CISM
12 8 (18.18%) ITIL
12 8 (18.18%) Windows
12 8 (18.18%) CEH
12 8 (18.18%) JNCIA
12 8 (18.18%) GSEC
13 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
13 7 (15.91%) Telecoms

Network Security
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (68.18%) Firewall
2 17 (38.64%) VPN
3 14 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (29.55%) WAN
5 12 (27.27%) LAN
6 9 (20.45%) IPsec
7 7 (15.91%) MPLS
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (13.64%) DMZ
8 6 (13.64%) IP Telephony
8 6 (13.64%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (13.64%) VLAN
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.82%) SSH
10 3 (6.82%) Wireless
10 3 (6.82%) WLAN
11 2 (4.55%) Broadband
11 2 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
1 13 (29.55%) Security Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Network Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Network Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Network Security Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Architect
7 6 (13.64%) Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Network Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Network Security Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Security Consultant
8 5 (11.36%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.82%) PACS
5 2 (4.55%) e-Health
5 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Information Security
2 14 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (29.55%) Presales
4 9 (20.45%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL
6 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
7 6 (13.64%) IT Strategy
7 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (11.36%) SIEM
9 4 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (9.09%) Service Management
9 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
10 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.82%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Perl
1 3 (6.82%) Python
1 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.27%) CCNP
3 11 (25.00%) CISSP
4 10 (22.73%) CCIE
5 8 (18.18%) CEH
5 8 (18.18%) CISM
5 8 (18.18%) GSEC
5 8 (18.18%) JNCIA
6 6 (13.64%) CCSA
6 6 (13.64%) CCSE
6 6 (13.64%) GIAC
7 4 (9.09%) CCNA
8 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.55%) CISA
9 2 (4.55%) JNCIE
9 2 (4.55%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.55%) JNCIS
9 2 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.09%) vSphere
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) Juniper
3 10 (22.73%) Palo Alto
4 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.91%) Symantec
6 6 (13.64%) F5
6 6 (13.64%) VMware
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.36%) NetApp
8 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 4 (9.09%) EMC
8 4 (9.09%) NetWitness
8 4 (9.09%) SAP
9 3 (6.82%) Sybase
10 2 (4.55%) HP
10 2 (4.55%) ProCurve
10 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.55%) Veeam
11 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
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