The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 111 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.60% 0.43% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 2.93% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Average salary £52,500 £75,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +76.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £51,600 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £53,060 £75,000 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
264 239 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.49% 14.77% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 217 202 198
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
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
South West

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 30 July 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 14 (48.28%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) VPN
4 11 (37.93%) Linux
5 10 (34.48%) VoIP
5 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
6 9 (31.03%) MySQL
6 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (31.03%) SAN
6 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (31.03%) IPsec
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
7 8 (27.59%) Back Office
7 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
7 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
7 8 (27.59%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) CCNA
7 8 (27.59%) Nagios
7 8 (27.59%) PPTP
7 8 (27.59%) H.323
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 8 (27.59%) IIS
7 8 (27.59%) XML

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (27.59%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 11 (37.93%) VPN
3 10 (34.48%) VoIP
4 9 (31.03%) SAN
4 9 (31.03%) IPsec
5 8 (27.59%) DNS
5 8 (27.59%) PPTP
5 8 (27.59%) H.323
5 8 (27.59%) SMTP
5 8 (27.59%) HTTP
5 8 (27.59%) ISDN
6 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) OSPF
8 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) LAN
9 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (6.90%) Wireless
10 2 (6.90%) MPLS
10 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
11 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (27.59%) Back Office
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (27.59%) Administrator
1 8 (27.59%) Windows Administrator
1 8 (27.59%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
1 8 (27.59%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) DNA
1 8 (27.59%) High Availability
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) QMS
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (27.59%) CCNA
4 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) CCDA
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Postfix
3 1 (3.45%) XenServer
3 1 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Nagios
1 8 (27.59%) logstash
2 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) SolarWinds
5 5 (17.24%) Juniper
5 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
6 4 (13.79%) Brocade
6 4 (13.79%) Foundry
7 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
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