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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 117 113 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 20 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.02% 0.92% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.54% 6.00% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 2
Average salary £36,750 £23,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.38% -54.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,400 £50,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,300 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
361 300 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.42% 15.30% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 317 209 159
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 31 (52.54%) Firewall
2 26 (44.07%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (42.37%) Windows
4 24 (40.68%) Cisco
5 22 (37.29%) Linux
6 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
7 16 (27.12%) Degree
8 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
9 14 (23.73%) Java
9 14 (23.73%) Wireless
9 14 (23.73%) PCI DSS
10 13 (22.03%) OSPF
10 13 (22.03%) EIGRP
11 12 (20.34%) SAN
11 12 (20.34%) ITIL
11 12 (20.34%) LAN
11 12 (20.34%) WAN
11 12 (20.34%) DNS
11 12 (20.34%) CCNA
12 11 (18.64%) CCNP
12 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
12 11 (18.64%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
14 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
14 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (13.56%) Google
15 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (13.56%) Middleware
15 8 (13.56%) VPN
15 8 (13.56%) Facebook

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (10.17%) Apache
1 6 (10.17%) nginx
1 6 (10.17%) Confluence
1 6 (10.17%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (52.54%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) Wireless
3 13 (22.03%) OSPF
3 13 (22.03%) EIGRP
4 12 (20.34%) SAN
4 12 (20.34%) LAN
4 12 (20.34%) WAN
4 12 (20.34%) DNS
5 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
5 11 (18.64%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (13.56%) VPN
7 7 (11.86%) BGP
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (10.17%) IPsec
8 6 (10.17%) LDAP
8 6 (10.17%) IPv6
9 5 (8.47%) Wireshark
10 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MySQL
1 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Subversion
1 6 (10.17%) JIRA
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.17%) Hudson
1 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) Military
2 2 (3.39%) Legal
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Consultant
3 9 (15.25%) Network Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Management Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Network Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Network Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Network Security Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Middleware
2 4 (6.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Xbox
3 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.17%) Wiki
4 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 22 (37.29%) Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.17%) Debian
3 6 (10.17%) Ubuntu
3 6 (10.17%) CentOS
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (11.86%) Information Security
4 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.17%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (10.17%) DevOps
4 6 (10.17%) Database Theory
4 6 (10.17%) Relational Database Theory
5 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.78%) SIEM
6 4 (6.78%) Build Automation
7 3 (5.08%) Cyber Security
7 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.08%) Computer Security
7 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.08%) Web Design
7 3 (5.08%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (5.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) Java
2 7 (11.86%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) Ruby
3 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
3 6 (10.17%) Perl
3 6 (10.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (27.12%) Degree
3 12 (20.34%) CCNA
4 11 (18.64%) CCNP
5 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.47%) MCSE
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.08%) MCSA
8 2 (3.39%) CCDA
8 2 (3.39%) CCDP
9 1 (1.69%) CCIE
9 1 (1.69%) CCSE
9 1 (1.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) Samba
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.17%) Postfix
2 6 (10.17%) XenServer
2 6 (10.17%) iptables
3 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) ZABBIX
1 6 (10.17%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.78%) Salt
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Cisco
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
4 8 (13.56%) Google
4 8 (13.56%) Facebook
5 7 (11.86%) Citrix
6 6 (10.17%) Juniper
6 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.17%) VMware
7 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.08%) ArcSight
8 3 (5.08%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.39%) Nortel
9 2 (3.39%) F5
10 1 (1.69%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.69%) HP
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