The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 78 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.14% 2.40% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% 11.34% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 15
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £34,150
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +46.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,500 £19,126
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £39,217
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
256 238 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.36% 21.14% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 234 208 178
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
Wales

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Caerphilly -3 5 £37,500 -25.00%
Cardiff -13 4 £30,500 -21.29% 2
Network Security
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Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) Juniper
3 14 (53.85%) F5
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (50.00%) CCNP
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (42.31%) BGP
6 10 (38.46%) HSRP
7 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
8 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
9 7 (26.92%) JNCIA
9 7 (26.92%) JNCIE
9 7 (26.92%) CCSA
9 7 (26.92%) NetScreen
9 7 (26.92%) CISSP
9 7 (26.92%) CCDA
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (23.08%) CiscoWorks
10 6 (23.08%) LAN
10 6 (23.08%) VPN
10 6 (23.08%) EIGRP
10 6 (23.08%) VMware
10 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (19.23%) FWSM
11 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
11 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (42.31%) BGP
4 10 (38.46%) HSRP
5 7 (26.92%) NetScreen
6 6 (23.08%) LAN
6 6 (23.08%) VPN
6 6 (23.08%) EIGRP
6 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (19.23%) FWSM
7 5 (19.23%) IPsec
7 5 (19.23%) VRRP
7 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.69%) Internet
9 1 (3.85%) ADSL
9 1 (3.85%) Broadband
9 1 (3.85%) ISDN
9 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Security Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Network Support
4 5 (19.23%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
1 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
1 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 1 (3.85%) Change Management
2 1 (3.85%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) CCNP
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) JNCIA
4 7 (26.92%) JNCIE
4 7 (26.92%) CCSA
4 7 (26.92%) CISSP
4 7 (26.92%) CCDA
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
1 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.85%) OpenView
2 1 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Juniper
2 14 (53.85%) F5
3 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) SAP
5 5 (19.23%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) McAfee
6 1 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Nokia
6 1 (3.85%) Siemens
6 1 (3.85%) Nortel
6 1 (3.85%) 3Com
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL