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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 79 61 76
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 18 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.48% 1.81% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 7.69% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,600 £26,276
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
288 195 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.63% 23.55% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 230 167 204
Average salary £38,400 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.64% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -15 10 £42,750 - 2
Bridgend +6 2 £43,750 +50.86% 2
Network Security
Wales

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (64.52%) Juniper
2 18 (58.06%) Cisco
3 17 (54.84%) Firewall
4 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
6 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (45.16%) CCNP
6 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
7 13 (41.94%) Blue Coat
8 11 (35.48%) F5
9 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
10 8 (25.81%) WAN
11 7 (22.58%) Nokia
11 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
12 6 (19.35%) McAfee
12 6 (19.35%) LAN
12 6 (19.35%) PHP
12 6 (19.35%) QA
13 5 (16.13%) JSON
13 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
13 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
13 5 (16.13%) JNCIS
13 5 (16.13%) Cocoa
13 5 (16.13%) Xcode
13 5 (16.13%) Objective-C
13 5 (16.13%) C++
13 5 (16.13%) Linux
13 5 (16.13%) UML
13 5 (16.13%) OO
13 5 (16.13%) Client/Server

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.81%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) VPN
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (9.68%) VoIP
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.23%) ATM
8 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
8 1 (3.23%) SNMP
8 1 (3.23%) DNS
8 1 (3.23%) IPv4
8 1 (3.23%) IPv6
8 1 (3.23%) SAN
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) OSPF
8 1 (3.23%) BGP
8 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Xcode
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Network Engineer
2 19 (61.29%) Security Engineer
3 17 (54.84%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) iOS Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Information Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Cocoa
1 5 (16.13%) JSON
1 5 (16.13%) REST
1 5 (16.13%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
1 5 (16.13%) Data Structures
1 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) SCADA
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.45%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) UML
1 5 (16.13%) OO
1 5 (16.13%) OOD
1 5 (16.13%) Data Security
1 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
1 5 (16.13%) Memory Management
1 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
2 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Information Security
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
3 2 (6.45%) ISMS
3 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Product Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Time Management
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PHP
2 5 (16.13%) C++
2 5 (16.13%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) CCNP
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) JNCIS
4 4 (12.90%) CCSE
4 4 (12.90%) CCSA
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
5 3 (9.68%) CISSP
6 2 (6.45%) CEH
6 2 (6.45%) CCSP
6 2 (6.45%) VCP4
7 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 5 (16.13%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) NFS
1 1 (3.23%) Samba
1 1 (3.23%) Squid
1 1 (3.23%) Xen
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nessus
1 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Juniper
2 18 (58.06%) Cisco
3 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
4 13 (41.94%) Blue Coat
5 11 (35.48%) F5
6 7 (22.58%) Nokia
7 6 (19.35%) McAfee
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) SonicWALL
9 2 (6.45%) ProCurve
9 2 (6.45%) HP
10 1 (3.23%) EMC
10 1 (3.23%) IBM
10 1 (3.23%) Websense
10 1 (3.23%) VMware
10 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
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