The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 114 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% 0.45% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 2.67% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 10
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,060 £75,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Network Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
243 262 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.39% 16.66% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 210 208 201
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Network Security
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) Degree
3 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) VPN
5 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) DNS
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco
6 9 (40.91%) VoIP
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (40.91%) MySQL
6 9 (40.91%) IPsec
7 8 (36.36%) Back Office
7 8 (36.36%) SAN
7 8 (36.36%) Nagios
7 8 (36.36%) H.323
7 8 (36.36%) PPTP
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 8 (36.36%) IIS
7 8 (36.36%) XML
7 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 8 (36.36%) DNA
7 8 (36.36%) ISDN
7 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 8 (36.36%) HTTP
7 8 (36.36%) SMTP
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) VPN
3 9 (40.91%) DNS
3 9 (40.91%) VoIP
3 9 (40.91%) IPsec
4 8 (36.36%) ISDN
4 8 (36.36%) SMTP
4 8 (36.36%) HTTP
4 8 (36.36%) SAN
4 8 (36.36%) PPTP
4 8 (36.36%) H.323
5 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (4.55%) LAN
7 1 (4.55%) SNMP
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) BGP
7 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Hudson
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (36.36%) Back Office
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (36.36%) Administrator
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Administrator
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
1 8 (36.36%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Debian
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) DNA
1 8 (36.36%) High Availability
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Data Security
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) PHP
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (31.82%) CCNA
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (13.64%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) CCSP
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
6 1 (4.55%) CCSE
6 1 (4.55%) CEH
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) Samba
3 1 (4.55%) Postfix
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Nagios
1 8 (36.36%) logstash
2 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
4 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Brocade
5 4 (18.18%) Foundry
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix