The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 63 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.73% 1.53% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 7.84% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £30,500 £38,750 £34,150
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.29% +13.46%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 102 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.08% 19.50% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137 79 61
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
South Wales

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 21 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 6 (54.55%) NetScreen
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (45.45%) HSRP
3 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (54.55%) NetScreen
3 5 (45.45%) HSRP
3 5 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Security Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Juniper
1 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp