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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 106 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.23% 0.80% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.16% 5.03% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 7
Average salary £37,750 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% -15.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
335 318 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.20% 15.92% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 296 206 161
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,300
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 22 May 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (48.21%) Firewall
2 24 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (41.07%) Windows
3 23 (41.07%) Cisco
4 20 (35.71%) Linux
5 16 (28.57%) Java
5 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 15 (26.79%) OSPF
6 15 (26.79%) EIGRP
6 15 (26.79%) PCI DSS
7 13 (23.21%) DNS
8 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 12 (21.43%) CCNP
8 12 (21.43%) LAN
8 12 (21.43%) WAN
8 12 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (19.64%) Degree
9 11 (19.64%) Wireless
9 11 (19.64%) ITIL
9 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
10 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
10 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (16.07%) Google
11 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (16.07%) Middleware
11 9 (16.07%) SAN
11 9 (16.07%) CCNA
11 9 (16.07%) VPN
11 9 (16.07%) Facebook
11 9 (16.07%) Xbox

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (12.50%) nginx
1 7 (12.50%) Confluence
1 7 (12.50%) Apache
1 7 (12.50%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) Firewall
2 15 (26.79%) OSPF
2 15 (26.79%) EIGRP
3 13 (23.21%) DNS
4 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 12 (21.43%) LAN
4 12 (21.43%) WAN
4 12 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (19.64%) Wireless
6 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (16.07%) SAN
6 9 (16.07%) VPN
7 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (14.29%) BGP
8 7 (12.50%) IPsec
8 7 (12.50%) LDAP
8 7 (12.50%) IPv6
9 5 (8.93%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.79%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (12.50%) MySQL
1 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Subversion
1 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.50%) Hudson
1 7 (12.50%) JIRA
1 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Consultant
2 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Management Consultant
3 9 (16.07%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Administrator
4 8 (14.29%) Network Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Security Specialist
8 1 (1.79%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Middleware
2 6 (10.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Xbox
2 7 (12.50%) Wiki
3 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Debian
3 7 (12.50%) CentOS
3 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.50%) Information Security
3 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 7 (12.50%) DevOps
3 7 (12.50%) Database Theory
3 7 (12.50%) Relational Database Theory
4 6 (10.71%) Build Automation
5 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.36%) Network Design
7 2 (3.57%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.57%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.50%) Ruby
3 7 (12.50%) Perl
3 7 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.43%) CCNP
3 11 (19.64%) Degree
4 9 (16.07%) CCNA
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.14%) MCSE
5 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) MCSA
7 2 (3.57%) CCDA
7 2 (3.57%) CCDP
8 1 (1.79%) CCSE
8 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) Samba
2 7 (12.50%) Postfix
2 7 (12.50%) XenServer
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) iptables
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) ZABBIX
1 7 (12.50%) Puppet
2 6 (10.71%) Salt
2 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Cisco
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
4 9 (16.07%) Google
4 9 (16.07%) Facebook
5 8 (14.29%) Citrix
6 7 (12.50%) VMware
6 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.14%) Juniper
8 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.57%) Nortel
9 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.57%) F5
9 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.79%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.79%) HP
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