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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 102 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.25% 2.29% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.04% 12.82% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 6
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,825 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
239 312 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.42% 17.88% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 225 200 237
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 28 January 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 20 (48.78%) VPN
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) Cisco
2 19 (46.34%) Firewall
3 18 (43.90%) Windows
4 16 (39.02%) DNS
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (36.59%) OSPF
6 14 (34.15%) LAN
6 14 (34.15%) IPsec
7 13 (31.71%) WAN
8 12 (29.27%) CCNP
8 12 (29.27%) BGP
8 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.83%) CheckPoint
9 11 (26.83%) VMware
9 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (24.39%) Finance
10 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (24.39%) EIGRP
10 10 (24.39%) Linux
10 10 (24.39%) Java
10 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (21.95%) LDAP
11 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
11 9 (21.95%) Information Security
12 8 (19.51%) ITIL
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
13 7 (17.07%) SQL

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (14.63%) Apache
1 6 (14.63%) nginx
1 6 (14.63%) Confluence
1 6 (14.63%) MediaWiki
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.44%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) VPN
2 19 (46.34%) Firewall
3 16 (39.02%) DNS
4 15 (36.59%) OSPF
5 14 (34.15%) LAN
5 14 (34.15%) IPsec
6 13 (31.71%) WAN
7 12 (29.27%) BGP
8 10 (24.39%) EIGRP
9 9 (21.95%) LDAP
9 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (14.63%) DHCP
11 6 (14.63%) IPv6
12 5 (12.20%) SAN
12 5 (12.20%) VoIP
12 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (12.20%) Wireshark
12 5 (12.20%) DMVPN
13 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
1 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Subversion
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
1 6 (14.63%) Hudson
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Administrator
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Management Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Network Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) LAMP
2 4 (9.76%) Middleware
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Wiki
2 4 (9.76%) Xbox
2 4 (9.76%) Smartcard
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) CESG
2 4 (9.76%) PKI
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) CentOS
4 6 (14.63%) Debian
4 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
5 4 (9.76%) UNIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (21.95%) Information Security
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
4 6 (14.63%) Network Design
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (14.63%) Build Automation
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) Database Theory
4 6 (14.63%) Relational Database Theory
5 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
5 5 (12.20%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
5 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.76%) Identity Management
6 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Ruby
3 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
3 6 (14.63%) Perl
3 6 (14.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (29.27%) CCNP
3 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
4 6 (14.63%) CCNA
5 5 (12.20%) CCDP
6 2 (4.88%) CCSE
6 2 (4.88%) CCSP
7 1 (2.44%) CCSA
7 1 (2.44%) CEH
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) Samba
3 6 (14.63%) Postfix
3 6 (14.63%) XenServer
4 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) ZABBIX
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
1 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (14.63%) Salt
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) Cisco
3 11 (26.83%) CheckPoint
3 11 (26.83%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) Juniper
5 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
5 6 (14.63%) Citrix
6 5 (12.20%) F5
6 5 (12.20%) Symantec
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
7 4 (9.76%) McAfee
7 4 (9.76%) Facebook
7 4 (9.76%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (9.76%) Infoblox
7 4 (9.76%) Google
8 3 (7.32%) HP
9 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol
Auburn Rose
Salary: £20k - £22k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: 240000 to $360000 per Year (GBP)
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Auburn Rose
Salary: £35k - £45k + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago