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

Network Security
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 91 57
Rank change year-on-year +21 -34 +37
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 30 7 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.17% 0.70% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.54% 2.77% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 32
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +34.08% -22.17%
10th Percentile £31,000 £34,250 £36,150
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,000 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £54,000 £63,750 £44,500
% change year-on-year -15.29% +43.26% -19.09%

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 193 253 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.40% 25.17% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 150 194 165
Watford median annual salary £43,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.95% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £74,250 £67,500 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco
3 19 (63.33%) VMware
4 14 (46.67%) VPN
5 13 (43.33%) LAN
5 13 (43.33%) WAN
5 13 (43.33%) Information Security
6 12 (40.00%) Windows
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
7 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 10 (33.33%) IBM
8 10 (33.33%) CCNP
8 10 (33.33%) VoIP
8 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (30.00%) CCNA
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (26.67%) Data Privacy
10 8 (26.67%) SAN
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (23.33%) iSeries
11 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
11 7 (23.33%) Replication
11 7 (23.33%) Retail
11 7 (23.33%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) VPN
3 13 (43.33%) LAN
3 13 (43.33%) WAN
4 10 (33.33%) VoIP
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (26.67%) SAN
6 7 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (16.67%) DHCP
7 5 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (10.00%) Kerberos
8 3 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
8 3 (10.00%) SSH
8 3 (10.00%) Wireless
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.67%) Skype
9 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) SOC Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) OAuth
1 3 (10.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) iSeries
2 7 (23.33%) Replication
3 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (10.00%) Cyberattack
4 3 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.67%) Handset
5 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (26.67%) Data Privacy
4 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
4 7 (23.33%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (10.00%) Cyber Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
8 3 (10.00%) SIEM
8 3 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNP
3 9 (30.00%) CCNA
4 7 (23.33%) CCDA
4 7 (23.33%) CCDP
5 6 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (10.00%) CEH
6 3 (10.00%) GCFA
6 3 (10.00%) GCIA
6 3 (10.00%) GCIH
6 3 (10.00%) GREM
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.33%) CCIE
8 1 (3.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (3.33%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Firmware
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) Docker
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 19 (63.33%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) IBM
5 7 (23.33%) EMC
6 3 (10.00%) F5
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle
6 3 (10.00%) Rackspace
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Mitel
7 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.33%) Asigra
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam