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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 117 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 23 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.20% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.63% 2.87% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 7
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £46,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,060 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
347 244 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.13% 13.67% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 316 207 208
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 August 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 24 (53.33%) Windows
3 21 (46.67%) Linux
4 16 (35.56%) Degree
5 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
6 13 (28.89%) Java
6 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (26.67%) LAN
7 12 (26.67%) WAN
8 11 (24.44%) BGP
8 11 (24.44%) OSPF
8 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (24.44%) VMware
9 10 (22.22%) Computer Security
9 10 (22.22%) EIGRP
9 10 (22.22%) SAN
9 10 (22.22%) Wireless
9 10 (22.22%) IPsec
9 10 (22.22%) VPN
9 10 (22.22%) Citrix
10 9 (20.00%) Cisco
10 9 (20.00%) IPv6
10 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 9 (20.00%) Apache
10 9 (20.00%) LDAP
10 9 (20.00%) Perl
10 9 (20.00%) PHP
10 9 (20.00%) SQL
10 9 (20.00%) MySQL
10 9 (20.00%) Red Hat

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (20.00%) Apache
1 9 (20.00%) nginx
1 9 (20.00%) Confluence
1 9 (20.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) LAN
2 12 (26.67%) WAN
3 11 (24.44%) OSPF
3 11 (24.44%) BGP
4 10 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 10 (22.22%) Wireless
4 10 (22.22%) IPsec
4 10 (22.22%) VPN
4 10 (22.22%) SAN
5 9 (20.00%) IPv6
5 9 (20.00%) LDAP
6 7 (15.56%) Internet
7 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.22%) MPLS
8 1 (2.22%) RIP
8 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
1 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Subversion
1 9 (20.00%) JIRA
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.00%) Hudson
1 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Military
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Consultant
2 10 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Management Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
8 1 (2.22%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) LAMP
2 4 (8.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.00%) Wiki
3 7 (15.56%) Digital Media
4 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.89%) Xbox
6 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (20.00%) Debian
3 9 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 9 (20.00%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (22.22%) Computer Security
3 9 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (20.00%) DevOps
3 9 (20.00%) Database Theory
3 9 (20.00%) Relational Database Theory
3 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (15.56%) Build Automation
5 5 (11.11%) SIEM
5 5 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.67%) Web Design
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) Perl
2 9 (20.00%) PHP
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) Ruby
2 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.33%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) MCSE
5 3 (6.67%) MCSA
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.44%) CCDP
6 2 (4.44%) CCNP
7 1 (2.22%) CISSP
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CISA
7 1 (2.22%) GCIA
7 1 (2.22%) GCIH
7 1 (2.22%) CEH
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) CCDA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.00%) Samba
2 9 (20.00%) Postfix
2 9 (20.00%) XenServer
2 9 (20.00%) iptables
3 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 9 (20.00%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (15.56%) Salt
3 6 (13.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) VMware
2 10 (22.22%) Citrix
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco
3 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.33%) Juniper
5 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.89%) Google
6 4 (8.89%) ArcSight
6 4 (8.89%) Facebook
7 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.44%) Nortel
7 2 (4.44%) FireEye
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) Splunk
8 1 (2.22%) McAfee
8 1 (2.22%) Sage
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.22%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) Trustwave
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Creditcall
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago