Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 83 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 19 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.97% 1.20% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.55% 6.74% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 19
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £46,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -19.13% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,125 £45,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,875 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +11.65% +3.00%

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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 199 193 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.60% 17.77% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 160 141 188
Watford median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £33,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.94% +2.35% -5.56%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Watford

Network Security
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Watford.

Salary trend for Network Security in Watford

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Watford over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Watford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 12 (63.16%) Security Architecture
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (42.11%) Sourcefire
4 8 (42.11%) Juniper
4 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
4 8 (42.11%) CCNP
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (42.11%) Palo Alto
4 8 (42.11%) PMO
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
5 7 (36.84%) CISSP
6 6 (31.58%) Information Security
7 5 (26.32%) Analytics
7 5 (26.32%) Presales
7 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
8 4 (21.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
8 4 (21.05%) Master's Degree
8 4 (21.05%) Decision-Making
8 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
8 4 (21.05%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (21.05%) Information Management
8 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Firepower
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco ISE
2 8 (42.11%) Sourcefire
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Internet
4 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (5.26%) DMZ
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Security Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Network Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Network Security Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Operational Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Security Architecture
2 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
4 5 (26.32%) Analytics
4 5 (26.32%) Presales
4 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
5 4 (21.05%) Decision-Making
5 4 (21.05%) Economics
5 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
5 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
5 4 (21.05%) Information Management
5 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
5 4 (21.05%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.79%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (15.79%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 7 (36.84%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) CSSLP
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) ISSAP
4 4 (21.05%) ISSEP
4 4 (21.05%) Master's Degree
5 3 (15.79%) CEH
5 3 (15.79%) GCIH
5 3 (15.79%) GIAC
6 1 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
2 8 (42.11%) Juniper
2 8 (42.11%) Palo Alto
3 2 (10.53%) FireEye
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) HP