Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 81 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 36 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.92% 1.37% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.56% 5.88% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 20
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% -1.60% -21.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,250 £37,350
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,875 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.00% +31.58% -13.64%

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 205 204 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 22.31% 23.37% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 154 162 130
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £67,500 £62,625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 24 (66.67%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) Firewall
3 20 (55.56%) VMware
4 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (36.11%) VPN
5 13 (36.11%) LAN
5 13 (36.11%) WAN
6 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 10 (27.78%) Wireless
7 10 (27.78%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 9 (25.00%) DNS
8 9 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (22.22%) CCNP
9 8 (22.22%) Information Security
9 8 (22.22%) Retail
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
10 7 (19.44%) CEH
10 7 (19.44%) Sourcefire
10 7 (19.44%) GCIH
10 7 (19.44%) CCNA
10 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
10 7 (19.44%) Cyberattack
10 7 (19.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 7 (19.44%) Threat Intelligence

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 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.89%) Office 365
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) IaaS
4 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) Firewall
2 13 (36.11%) LAN
2 13 (36.11%) VPN
2 13 (36.11%) WAN
3 10 (27.78%) Wireless
4 9 (25.00%) DNS
5 7 (19.44%) Sourcefire
6 6 (16.67%) FTP
6 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (16.67%) SMTP
6 6 (16.67%) SSL
6 6 (16.67%) VoIP
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (8.33%) DHCP
8 3 (8.33%) Kerberos
8 3 (8.33%) SAN
8 3 (8.33%) SSH
8 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 8 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Security Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Field Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Network Support
6 3 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) OAuth
1 3 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Cyberattack
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.33%) iSeries
3 3 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.56%) Handset
4 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (22.22%) Information Security
2 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (19.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
3 7 (19.44%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) SIEM
3 7 (19.44%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 6 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
4 6 (16.67%) Use Case
5 5 (13.89%) Computer Security
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (13.89%) Security Operations
6 4 (11.11%) DevOps
6 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CCNP
3 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 7 (19.44%) CEH
3 7 (19.44%) GCIH
3 7 (19.44%) GREM
4 6 (16.67%) GCFA
4 6 (16.67%) GCIA
5 4 (11.11%) CISSP
6 3 (8.33%) CCDA
6 3 (8.33%) CCDP
7 2 (5.56%) Degree
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CCIE
8 1 (2.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (2.78%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) Firmware
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.67%) IBM
6 5 (13.89%) Citrix
6 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
7 4 (11.11%) Meraki
7 4 (11.11%) SonicWALL
7 4 (11.11%) Veeam
7 4 (11.11%) Zerto
8 3 (8.33%) EMC
8 3 (8.33%) F5
8 3 (8.33%) Huawei
8 3 (8.33%) Juniper
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (8.33%) Rackspace
9 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.56%) Mitel
10 1 (2.78%) Splunk