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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 115 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 1.39% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 8.05% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 11
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
293 348 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.21% 17.24% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 256 307 209
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,700 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) ArcSight
3 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (34.48%) SIEM
5 9 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (31.03%) LogRhythm
5 9 (31.03%) Splunk
6 8 (27.59%) CCNA
6 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
6 8 (27.59%) Military
6 8 (27.59%) Digital Media
7 7 (24.14%) GCIA
7 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
7 7 (24.14%) CISSP
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) Information Security
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.69%) Security Operations
9 5 (17.24%) Malware Analysis
9 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
5 5 (17.24%) OSPF
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (10.34%) Wireless
8 2 (6.90%) SAN
9 1 (3.45%) DHCP
9 1 (3.45%) Internet
9 1 (3.45%) NX-OS
9 1 (3.45%) SSL
9 1 (3.45%) VoIP
9 1 (3.45%) VPN
9 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (27.59%) Military
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Operational Security Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Operations Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Security Operations Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) JSON
1 1 (3.45%) OAuth
1 1 (3.45%) OpenID
1 1 (3.45%) REST
1 1 (3.45%) SAML
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XHTML
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Digital Media
2 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.79%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) SIEM
2 9 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security
3 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Security Operations
4 5 (17.24%) Malware Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (13.79%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (13.79%) Computer Security
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Web Design
6 3 (10.34%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) Security Patching
8 1 (3.45%) Business Development
8 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (27.59%) CCNA
5 7 (24.14%) CISSP
5 7 (24.14%) GCIA
6 5 (17.24%) CCNP
7 4 (13.79%) EnCE
7 4 (13.79%) GCIH
7 4 (13.79%) GIAC
7 4 (13.79%) SANS
8 3 (10.34%) GSEC
9 2 (6.90%) Degree
9 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Snort
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) QRadar
2 1 (3.45%) FTK
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.45%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) ArcSight
2 9 (31.03%) LogRhythm
2 9 (31.03%) Splunk
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) AlienVault
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) Meraki
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds