Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 90 53
Rank change year-on-year +22 -37 +43
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 23 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.40% 0.89% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.27% 4.15% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 25
Watford median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% +1.12% -19.09%
10th Percentile £37,300 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,625 £67,750 £59,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +40.45% -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 204 241 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.32% 21.42% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 166 186 180
Watford median annual salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.89% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 15 (65.22%) Cisco
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (47.83%) CCNP
4 10 (43.48%) Information Security
4 10 (43.48%) Security Architecture
5 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (34.78%) Sourcefire
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) CISSP
8 6 (26.09%) Juniper
8 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 6 (26.09%) CCNA
8 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
8 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto
8 6 (26.09%) PMO
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) Data Privacy
9 5 (21.74%) LAN
9 5 (21.74%) WAN
9 5 (21.74%) SAN
9 5 (21.74%) Management Information System

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 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (34.78%) Sourcefire
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco Firepower
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) SAN
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.70%) DHCP
7 2 (8.70%) DMZ
7 2 (8.70%) DNS
7 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.70%) IPsec
7 2 (8.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Security Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Network Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Network Security Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Security Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Network Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) iSeries
3 4 (17.39%) PKI
3 4 (17.39%) Replication
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (8.70%) Cyberattack
4 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Information Security
1 10 (43.48%) Security Architecture
2 5 (21.74%) Data Privacy
3 4 (17.39%) Critical Thinking
3 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (17.39%) Decision-Making
3 4 (17.39%) Economics
3 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
3 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
3 4 (17.39%) Information Management
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
3 4 (17.39%) Presales
3 4 (17.39%) Privileged Access Management
3 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) CCDA
4 4 (17.39%) CCDP
4 4 (17.39%) CSSLP
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) ISSAP
4 4 (17.39%) ISSEP
4 4 (17.39%) Master's Degree
5 2 (8.70%) CEH
5 2 (8.70%) GCFA
5 2 (8.70%) GCIA
5 2 (8.70%) GCIH
5 2 (8.70%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Snort
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (17.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto
5 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) FireEye
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam