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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 115 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 21 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.12% 0.60% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 4.10% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 5
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
345 268 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.37% 14.73% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 313 217 200
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 31 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (66.67%) Firewall
2 27 (52.94%) Windows
3 25 (49.02%) Linux
4 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (35.29%) Cisco
5 18 (35.29%) Degree
6 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 13 (25.49%) Java
7 13 (25.49%) Wireless
7 13 (25.49%) OSPF
8 12 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 12 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (23.53%) LAN
8 12 (23.53%) WAN
8 12 (23.53%) SAN
8 12 (23.53%) CCNA
9 10 (19.61%) VPN
9 10 (19.61%) BGP
10 9 (17.65%) VMware
10 9 (17.65%) IPsec
10 9 (17.65%) SQL
10 9 (17.65%) Citrix
10 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
11 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
11 8 (15.69%) ZABBIX
11 8 (15.69%) Postfix
11 8 (15.69%) XenServer
11 8 (15.69%) nginx
11 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (15.69%) Apache
1 8 (15.69%) nginx
1 8 (15.69%) Confluence
1 8 (15.69%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 34 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (25.49%) Wireless
2 13 (25.49%) OSPF
3 12 (23.53%) EIGRP
3 12 (23.53%) LAN
3 12 (23.53%) WAN
3 12 (23.53%) SAN
4 10 (19.61%) VPN
4 10 (19.61%) BGP
5 9 (17.65%) IPsec
6 8 (15.69%) IPv6
6 8 (15.69%) LDAP
7 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
7 5 (9.80%) DNS
7 5 (9.80%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.88%) Internet
9 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
1 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Subversion
1 8 (15.69%) JIRA
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
1 8 (15.69%) Hudson
1 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Consultant
1 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Network Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Management Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Data Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Support
7 1 (1.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) LAMP
2 5 (9.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.69%) Wiki
3 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.80%) Xbox
5 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (15.69%) Debian
3 8 (15.69%) Ubuntu
3 8 (15.69%) CentOS
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
2 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (15.69%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (15.69%) DevOps
2 8 (15.69%) Database Theory
2 8 (15.69%) Relational Database Theory
3 6 (11.76%) Build Automation
3 6 (11.76%) Computer Security
4 5 (9.80%) Computer Forensics
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) SIEM
5 4 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.88%) Cyber Security
6 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.88%) Web Design
6 3 (5.88%) Information Security
6 3 (5.88%) Network Design
6 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Ruby
3 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
3 8 (15.69%) Perl
3 8 (15.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (35.29%) Degree
3 12 (23.53%) CCNA
4 7 (13.73%) CCNP
5 5 (9.80%) MCSE
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) MCSA
8 2 (3.92%) CCDA
8 2 (3.92%) CCDP
9 1 (1.96%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.69%) Samba
2 8 (15.69%) Postfix
2 8 (15.69%) XenServer
2 8 (15.69%) iptables
3 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) ZABBIX
1 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.76%) Salt
3 5 (9.80%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Cisco
2 9 (17.65%) Citrix
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
3 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.76%) Juniper
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
5 5 (9.80%) Google
5 5 (9.80%) Facebook
6 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.88%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.92%) FireEye
8 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.92%) Nortel
9 1 (1.96%) F5
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago