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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 94 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 35 39 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.82% 2.26% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 12.96% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 4
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,250 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
287 301 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.96% 17.47% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 260 178 222
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 £26,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 27 (50.94%) Cisco
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (47.17%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (47.17%) Firewall
3 23 (43.40%) Windows
4 20 (37.74%) VPN
4 20 (37.74%) DNS
5 18 (33.96%) OSPF
6 16 (30.19%) CCNP
7 15 (28.30%) Linux
7 15 (28.30%) LAN
7 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
8 14 (26.42%) WAN
8 14 (26.42%) IPsec
9 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
9 13 (24.53%) EIGRP
9 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
9 13 (24.53%) CheckPoint
10 12 (22.64%) BGP
10 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (22.64%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (20.75%) Information Security
11 11 (20.75%) VMware
11 11 (20.75%) CCNA
11 11 (20.75%) Java
12 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (18.87%) Finance
12 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (16.98%) ITIL
13 9 (16.98%) LDAP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (11.32%) Apache
1 6 (11.32%) nginx
1 6 (11.32%) Confluence
1 6 (11.32%) MediaWiki
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.89%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) Firewall
2 20 (37.74%) VPN
2 20 (37.74%) DNS
3 18 (33.96%) OSPF
4 15 (28.30%) LAN
5 14 (26.42%) WAN
5 14 (26.42%) IPsec
6 13 (24.53%) EIGRP
6 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
7 12 (22.64%) BGP
7 12 (22.64%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (16.98%) LDAP
9 8 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (13.21%) SAN
11 6 (11.32%) IPv6
12 5 (9.43%) DHCP
12 5 (9.43%) VoIP
12 5 (9.43%) DMVPN
12 5 (9.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
1 6 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Subversion
1 6 (11.32%) JIRA
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.32%) Hudson
1 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.77%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Network Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Management Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Network Specialist
9 2 (3.77%) Security Specialist
9 2 (3.77%) Network Security Specialist
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.89%) Architect
10 1 (1.89%) Services Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Design Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Security Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) LAMP
2 5 (9.43%) Middleware
3 3 (5.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Wiki
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Xbox
3 4 (7.55%) CESG
3 4 (7.55%) PKI
3 4 (7.55%) Smartcard
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.32%) CentOS
5 6 (11.32%) Debian
5 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.55%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (20.75%) Information Security
3 9 (16.98%) ITIL
4 7 (13.21%) Network Design
5 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (11.32%) Build Automation
5 6 (11.32%) DevOps
5 6 (11.32%) Database Theory
5 6 (11.32%) Relational Database Theory
6 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
6 5 (9.43%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
6 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
7 4 (7.55%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) Ruby
3 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.32%) Perl
3 6 (11.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (30.19%) CCNP
3 11 (20.75%) CCNA
4 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.43%) CCDP
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
6 2 (3.77%) MCSE
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CCSE
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.89%) CCSP
7 1 (1.89%) CCIP
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) Samba
3 6 (11.32%) Postfix
3 6 (11.32%) XenServer
4 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) ZABBIX
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
1 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (11.32%) Salt
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Cisco
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.53%) CheckPoint
4 11 (20.75%) VMware
5 7 (13.21%) Citrix
6 6 (11.32%) Juniper
6 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.43%) Symantec
7 5 (9.43%) Google
7 5 (9.43%) Dell
7 5 (9.43%) F5
7 5 (9.43%) Facebook
8 4 (7.55%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (7.55%) Infoblox
8 4 (7.55%) McAfee
9 3 (5.66%) HP
10 1 (1.89%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
Bristol
iKonnect
Salary: £5000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £4k Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotable
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago