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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 121 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.56% 1.44% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.60% 8.12% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 10
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
239 345 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.06% 17.71% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 219 239 263
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (75.00%) VPN
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) Firewall
4 13 (54.17%) IPsec
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco
5 11 (45.83%) LAN
5 11 (45.83%) BGP
6 10 (41.67%) OSPF
6 10 (41.67%) WAN
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
6 10 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) DNS
8 8 (33.33%) LDAP
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (29.17%) CCNP
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (25.00%) CCNA
10 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
10 6 (25.00%) Juniper
10 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (25.00%) Information Security
11 5 (20.83%) Network Design
11 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (20.83%) nginx
1 5 (20.83%) Confluence
1 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.83%) MediaWiki
1 5 (20.83%) Apache
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.17%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) VPN
2 15 (62.50%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) IPsec
4 11 (45.83%) LAN
4 11 (45.83%) BGP
5 10 (41.67%) WAN
5 10 (41.67%) OSPF
6 8 (33.33%) DNS
6 8 (33.33%) LDAP
7 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 5 (20.83%) VoIP
7 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
7 5 (20.83%) IPv6
7 5 (20.83%) SAN
7 5 (20.83%) DMVPN
8 4 (16.67%) Internet
9 3 (12.50%) SMTP
9 3 (12.50%) SSL
10 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
11 1 (4.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
1 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Hudson
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) LAMP
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Wiki
2 4 (16.67%) Smartcard
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.67%) CESG
2 4 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) CentOS
4 5 (20.83%) Debian
4 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
5 4 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (25.00%) Information Security
3 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.83%) Network Design
3 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
3 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) Database Theory
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database Theory
4 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CCNP
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNA
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) CCDP
4 2 (8.33%) CCSP
5 1 (4.17%) CCIP
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCSE
5 1 (4.17%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) Samba
3 5 (20.83%) Postfix
3 5 (20.83%) XenServer
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) ZABBIX
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (16.67%) Salt
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Juniper
4 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (20.83%) Symantec
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.83%) Dell
5 5 (20.83%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) McAfee
6 4 (16.67%) Infoblox
6 4 (16.67%) F5
6 4 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (8.33%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Burges Salmon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Burges Salmon LLP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Auburn Rose
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago