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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 65 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 3 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.46% 1.48% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 6.25% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £35,750 £33,750 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.92% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £32,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £45,000 £43,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
145 144 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.00% 23.72% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 135 120 71
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 £24,550 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 4 (36.36%) HSRP
4 4 (36.36%) SaaS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Nessus
6 1 (9.09%) CEH
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) CISSP
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (36.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
4 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 4 (36.36%) HSRP
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CEH
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Juniper
1 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) VMware