The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 96 81 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.32% 1.14% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 4.89% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 20
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Network Security
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
214 266 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.30% 23.29% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 198 244 207
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Network Security
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Network Security Salary Trend in South Wales

Network Security
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in South Wales

Network Security
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -10 2 £34,000 +11.47% 1
Bridgend - 1 £27,500 -
Newport - 1 - -
Network Security
Wales

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (65.22%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Nokia
3 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
3 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (47.83%) F5
4 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Information Security
6 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
6 6 (26.09%) Juniper
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 6 (26.09%) SLA
6 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (21.74%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 5 (21.74%) Statistics
7 5 (21.74%) Marketing
7 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (21.74%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (21.74%) Product Marketing
7 5 (21.74%) ISMS
7 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) Network Management
7 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (21.74%) PPP
7 5 (21.74%) RIP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (17.39%) Lync
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 5 (21.74%) OSPF
4 5 (21.74%) BGP
4 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (21.74%) ADSL
4 5 (21.74%) Broadband
4 5 (21.74%) ISDN
4 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
4 5 (21.74%) PPP
4 5 (21.74%) RIP
4 5 (21.74%) FDDI
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (17.39%) PBX
5 4 (17.39%) WLAN
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Statistics
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
2 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
2 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
2 5 (21.74%) Product Marketing
2 5 (21.74%) ISMS
2 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
2 5 (21.74%) Network Management
2 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Forensics
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) SAP Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CISA
4 4 (17.39%) CISM
4 4 (17.39%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) GSEC
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) CRISC
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
5 1 (4.35%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
2 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) OpenView
1 5 (21.74%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (21.74%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Nokia
2 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
2 11 (47.83%) F5
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
5 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
5 5 (21.74%) Remedy
5 5 (21.74%) 3Com
5 5 (21.74%) BMC
5 5 (21.74%) Nortel
6 4 (17.39%) Avaya
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) Siemens
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: From £25,783 to £34,530 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago