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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 100 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 28 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 0.99% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 5.88% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 8
Average salary £36,250 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% -15.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
340 340 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.85% 16.91% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 300 206 176
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 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 25 (46.30%) Firewall
2 23 (42.59%) Cisco
3 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (38.89%) Windows
5 18 (33.33%) Linux
6 16 (29.63%) Java
6 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 15 (27.78%) OSPF
7 15 (27.78%) EIGRP
7 15 (27.78%) PCI DSS
8 13 (24.07%) DNS
9 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 12 (22.22%) CCNP
9 12 (22.22%) LAN
9 12 (22.22%) WAN
9 12 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (20.37%) ITIL
10 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
11 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
11 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (16.67%) Google
12 9 (16.67%) Degree
12 9 (16.67%) Middleware
12 9 (16.67%) Wireless
12 9 (16.67%) VPN
12 9 (16.67%) Facebook
12 9 (16.67%) Xbox
13 8 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (14.81%) SQL

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (12.96%) nginx
1 7 (12.96%) Confluence
1 7 (12.96%) Apache
1 7 (12.96%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) Firewall
2 15 (27.78%) OSPF
2 15 (27.78%) EIGRP
3 13 (24.07%) DNS
4 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 12 (22.22%) LAN
4 12 (22.22%) WAN
4 12 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (16.67%) Wireless
5 9 (16.67%) VPN
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (14.81%) BGP
7 7 (12.96%) SAN
7 7 (12.96%) IPsec
7 7 (12.96%) LDAP
7 7 (12.96%) IPv6
8 5 (9.26%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.85%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
1 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Subversion
1 7 (12.96%) JIRA
1 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.96%) Hudson
1 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Military
2 2 (3.70%) Legal
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Management Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Administrator
3 8 (14.81%) Network Administrator
3 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Network Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Security Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Network Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Middleware
2 7 (12.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Xbox
2 7 (12.96%) Wiki
3 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 18 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (12.96%) Debian
3 7 (12.96%) Ubuntu
3 7 (12.96%) CentOS
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.96%) Information Security
3 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (12.96%) Data Modelling
3 7 (12.96%) Build Automation
3 7 (12.96%) DevOps
3 7 (12.96%) Database Theory
3 7 (12.96%) Relational Database Theory
4 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.56%) Network Design
5 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.70%) Web Design
6 2 (3.70%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (3.70%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.70%) Computer Security
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) Ruby
3 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.96%) Perl
3 7 (12.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (22.22%) CCNP
3 9 (16.67%) Degree
4 7 (12.96%) CCNA
5 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.41%) MCSE
6 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.70%) MCSA
7 2 (3.70%) CCDA
7 2 (3.70%) CCDP
8 1 (1.85%) CCIE
8 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.85%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) Samba
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.96%) Postfix
2 7 (12.96%) XenServer
2 7 (12.96%) iptables
3 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) ZABBIX
1 7 (12.96%) Puppet
1 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (12.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Cisco
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
4 9 (16.67%) Google
4 9 (16.67%) Facebook
5 8 (14.81%) Citrix
6 7 (12.96%) VMware
6 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.41%) Juniper
8 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.70%) F5
9 2 (3.70%) Nortel
9 2 (3.70%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.85%) HP
10 1 (1.85%) Sourcefire
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Creditcall
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago