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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 115 102 84
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 1.36% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 9.96% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 16
Average salary £38,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.20% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
294 261 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.24% 13.68% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 254 238 191
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (79.07%) Firewall
2 23 (53.49%) Telecoms
3 19 (44.19%) ArcSight
4 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
5 17 (39.53%) SIEM
5 17 (39.53%) Digital Media
5 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
6 16 (37.21%) Splunk
6 16 (37.21%) LogRhythm
6 16 (37.21%) CISSP
7 15 (34.88%) GCIA
8 11 (25.58%) GCIH
8 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
9 10 (23.26%) Windows
9 10 (23.26%) Computer Security
10 9 (20.93%) Linux
11 8 (18.60%) Internet
12 7 (16.28%) Juniper
12 7 (16.28%) LAN
13 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
13 6 (13.95%) QRadar
13 6 (13.95%) Security Operations
13 6 (13.95%) F5
13 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
13 6 (13.95%) Fortinet
13 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
13 6 (13.95%) Crossbeam
13 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
13 6 (13.95%) McAfee

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Lync
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (79.07%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
3 8 (18.60%) Internet
4 7 (16.28%) LAN
5 5 (11.63%) Wireless
6 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (9.30%) SAN
6 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.65%) VPN
8 1 (2.33%) BGP
8 1 (2.33%) DHCP
8 1 (2.33%) DNS
8 1 (2.33%) OSPF
8 1 (2.33%) PBX
8 1 (2.33%) SNMP
8 1 (2.33%) SSL
8 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (53.49%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Military
4 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.33%) Finance
5 1 (2.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Security Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Network Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Network Security Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Operational Security Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Operations Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Principal Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Security Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Security Operations Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) JSON
1 1 (2.33%) OAuth
1 1 (2.33%) OpenID
1 1 (2.33%) REST
1 1 (2.33%) SAML
1 1 (2.33%) SOAP
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) XHTML
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.65%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) SIEM
2 10 (23.26%) Computer Security
3 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.95%) Security Operations
4 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.30%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (9.30%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (9.30%) Web Design
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security
6 3 (6.98%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.33%) Business Development
8 1 (2.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
3 16 (37.21%) CISSP
4 15 (34.88%) GCIA
5 11 (25.58%) GCIH
6 5 (11.63%) CEH
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (9.30%) CCNA
7 4 (9.30%) CISA
7 4 (9.30%) Degree
7 4 (9.30%) EnCE
7 4 (9.30%) GIAC
7 4 (9.30%) GSEC
7 4 (9.30%) SANS
8 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) CISMP
9 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.33%) EC-Council LPT
9 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Snort
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) QRadar
2 1 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.33%) Nessus
2 1 (2.33%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) ArcSight
2 16 (37.21%) LogRhythm
2 16 (37.21%) Splunk
3 7 (16.28%) Juniper
4 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.95%) Crossbeam
4 6 (13.95%) F5
4 6 (13.95%) Fortinet
4 6 (13.95%) McAfee
4 6 (13.95%) Radware
4 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
5 4 (9.30%) Trustwave
5 4 (9.30%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Sage
8 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire
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