The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 65 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.63% 1.58% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 6.77% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.19%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Network Security
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 133 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.52% 23.29% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 127 116 69
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Network Security
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cardiff region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Cardiff

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) SaaS
4 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) NetScreen
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) CISSP
6 3 (25.00%) HSRP
7 2 (16.67%) Nessus
7 2 (16.67%) CEH
7 2 (16.67%) Time Management
8 1 (8.33%) ISMS
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (8.33%) SCADA
8 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (8.33%) Information Security
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) NetScreen
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) HSRP
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) SCADA
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) ISMS
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper
1 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago