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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 40 68
Rank change year-on-year -24 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.75% 3.53% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 15.32% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 8
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.35% -21.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £44,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £45,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 133 111 136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 24.81% 23.08% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 102 81 68
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) VPN
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
7 5 (38.46%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (38.46%) CCNP
7 5 (38.46%) NetApp
7 5 (38.46%) Service Management
7 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
7 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (30.77%) VLAN
8 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
8 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
8 4 (30.77%) EMC
8 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (30.77%) DMZ
8 4 (30.77%) Middleware
8 4 (30.77%) SAP
8 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
1 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (30.77%) DMZ
4 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
4 4 (30.77%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) AWS Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Azure Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Principal Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Public Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Customer Requirements
1 5 (38.46%) Service Management
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
2 4 (30.77%) Presales
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 4 (30.77%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Budget Control
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee