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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 59 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 7 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.06% 1.16% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.61% 6.36% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -39.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
152 110 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.93% 18.18% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 121 85 99
Average salary £36,250 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.02% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,875 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) Juniper
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
5 10 (58.82%) F5
5 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
6 9 (52.94%) Nokia
6 9 (52.94%) Blue Coat
7 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (47.06%) CCNP
8 7 (41.18%) SLA
9 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
10 4 (23.53%) JNCIS
11 3 (17.65%) SonicWALL
11 3 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (17.65%) CCSE
11 3 (17.65%) Finance
11 3 (17.65%) CCSA
11 3 (17.65%) VPN
11 3 (17.65%) Linux
11 3 (17.65%) VoIP
11 3 (17.65%) WAN
12 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.76%) CCNA
12 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
12 2 (11.76%) Android
12 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
13 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) IPv4
3 1 (5.88%) IPv6
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) ATM
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) IPsec
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Network Engineer
1 15 (88.24%) Security Engineer
2 13 (76.47%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (5.88%) Information Security
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) ISMS
2 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) JNCIS
5 3 (17.65%) CCSA
5 3 (17.65%) CCSE
6 2 (11.76%) CCNA
7 1 (5.88%) CISSP
7 1 (5.88%) GCIA
7 1 (5.88%) CEH
7 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Juniper
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 10 (58.82%) F5
4 9 (52.94%) Blue Coat
4 9 (52.94%) Nokia
5 3 (17.65%) SonicWALL
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft