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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 81 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.12% 0.97% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.33% 5.48% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 18
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,011
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
225 219 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.91% 17.69% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 212 198 243
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,375 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
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
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 22 October 2014. 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 +2 3 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Torfaen - 1 £45,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £47,500 - 1
Network Security
Wales

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 26 (96.30%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (59.26%) CCNP
4 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (48.15%) Juniper
6 11 (40.74%) HP
7 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
7 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
7 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) F5
9 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
9 8 (29.63%) McAfee
9 8 (29.63%) CISSP
10 7 (25.93%) VMware
10 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 7 (25.93%) LAN
10 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
11 6 (22.22%) VPN
11 6 (22.22%) ITIL
11 6 (22.22%) UNIX
11 6 (22.22%) BGP
11 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (22.22%) ProCurve
11 6 (22.22%) HSRP
12 5 (18.52%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (18.52%) FWSM
12 5 (18.52%) Capacity Management
12 5 (18.52%) SaaS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (25.93%) LAN
3 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
4 6 (22.22%) VPN
4 6 (22.22%) BGP
4 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (22.22%) HSRP
5 5 (18.52%) FWSM
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
5 5 (18.52%) VRRP
5 5 (18.52%) IPsec
6 3 (11.11%) NetScreen
7 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (3.70%) NAS
8 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Security Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Security Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Network Support
4 5 (18.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.70%) SCADA
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Capacity Management
2 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
2 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) ISMS
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Network Management
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (59.26%) CCNP
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) CISSP
4 5 (18.52%) JNCIA
4 5 (18.52%) JNCIE
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) SAP Certification
4 5 (18.52%) CCSA
4 5 (18.52%) CCDA
5 4 (14.81%) CCSP
6 2 (7.41%) CEH
7 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
2 1 (3.70%) Squid
2 1 (3.70%) Samba
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (7.41%) Nessus
3 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Juniper
3 11 (40.74%) HP
4 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
5 9 (33.33%) F5
6 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
6 8 (29.63%) McAfee
7 7 (25.93%) VMware
8 6 (22.22%) ProCurve
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) SAP
10 1 (3.70%) IBM
10 1 (3.70%) EMC
10 1 (3.70%) NetApp
10 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago