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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 84 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 40 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.08% 1.46% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.62% 9.19% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 8
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -11.17%
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
317 283 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.52% 15.92% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 284 182 208
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 27 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 25 (49.02%) Cisco
2 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (45.10%) Firewall
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 16 (31.37%) LAN
4 16 (31.37%) DNS
5 15 (29.41%) WAN
5 15 (29.41%) PCI DSS
6 14 (27.45%) Linux
6 14 (27.45%) EIGRP
6 14 (27.45%) OSPF
7 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
7 13 (25.49%) CCNP
8 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 12 (23.53%) Java
8 12 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (21.57%) ITIL
9 11 (21.57%) VPN
10 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
10 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (19.61%) VMware
11 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (15.69%) BGP
12 8 (15.69%) SAN
12 8 (15.69%) SQL
12 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 6 (11.76%) nginx
1 6 (11.76%) Confluence
1 6 (11.76%) MediaWiki
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.96%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) Firewall
2 16 (31.37%) LAN
2 16 (31.37%) DNS
3 15 (29.41%) WAN
4 14 (27.45%) OSPF
4 14 (27.45%) EIGRP
5 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
6 12 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (21.57%) VPN
8 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (15.69%) BGP
9 8 (15.69%) SAN
10 6 (11.76%) Wireless
10 6 (11.76%) IPsec
10 6 (11.76%) LDAP
10 6 (11.76%) IPv6
11 5 (9.80%) Wireshark
12 4 (7.84%) DHCP
13 3 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) MySQL
1 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Subversion
1 6 (11.76%) JIRA
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.76%) Hudson
1 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Administrator
2 10 (19.61%) Network Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) Network Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Management Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) Network Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Network Security Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Security Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Architect
10 1 (1.96%) Cisco Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 1 (1.96%) Services Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Service Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Middleware
1 6 (11.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Wiki
1 6 (11.76%) Xbox
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) CentOS
4 6 (11.76%) Debian
4 6 (11.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.73%) Information Security
4 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (11.76%) Build Automation
4 6 (11.76%) DevOps
4 6 (11.76%) Database Theory
4 6 (11.76%) Relational Database Theory
5 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.88%) Network Design
6 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.88%) Network Management
7 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) Ruby
3 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.76%) Perl
3 6 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) CCNP
3 7 (13.73%) CCNA
4 4 (7.84%) MCSE
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.84%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) MCSA
6 2 (3.92%) CCDA
6 2 (3.92%) CCDP
7 1 (1.96%) CCIP
7 1 (1.96%) CCIE
7 1 (1.96%) CCSP
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) CCSE
7 1 (1.96%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.76%) Samba
3 6 (11.76%) Postfix
3 6 (11.76%) XenServer
3 6 (11.76%) iptables
4 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) ZABBIX
1 6 (11.76%) Puppet
1 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (11.76%) Salt
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Cisco
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
3 10 (19.61%) VMware
4 7 (13.73%) Citrix
5 6 (11.76%) Google
5 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 6 (11.76%) Facebook
6 4 (7.84%) Symantec
6 4 (7.84%) Dell
7 3 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) McAfee
7 3 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.92%) F5
8 2 (3.92%) Juniper
8 2 (3.92%) Nortel
9 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
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