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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 85 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.65% 1.61% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 8.37% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 16
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
251 215 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.42% 19.28% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 222 188 200
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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
Bridgend - 6 £30,000 -
Caerphilly +9 1 - -
Cardiff -12 1 £28,000 -8.19%
Network Security
Wales

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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 19 (63.33%) Cisco
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
4 13 (43.33%) F5
5 12 (40.00%) Juniper
6 11 (36.67%) Nokia
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (26.67%) CCNP
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
9 7 (23.33%) SLA
10 6 (20.00%) VPN
10 6 (20.00%) BGP
10 6 (20.00%) OSPF
10 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 5 (16.67%) Statistics
11 5 (16.67%) Marketing
11 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (16.67%) SonicWALL
11 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (16.67%) Information Security
11 5 (16.67%) 3Com
11 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
11 5 (16.67%) Network Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (13.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (20.00%) OSPF
3 6 (20.00%) BGP
3 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (20.00%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) Internet
4 5 (16.67%) PPP
4 5 (16.67%) RIP
4 5 (16.67%) ADSL
4 5 (16.67%) Broadband
4 5 (16.67%) ISDN
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (16.67%) FDDI
4 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 4 (13.33%) Wireless
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (13.33%) PBX
5 4 (13.33%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Xcode
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (43.33%) Security Engineer
3 11 (36.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (10.00%) JSON
1 3 (10.00%) REST
1 3 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Statistics
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (16.67%) Information Security
1 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 5 (16.67%) Product Marketing
1 5 (16.67%) ISMS
1 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
1 5 (16.67%) Network Management
1 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (13.33%) Change Management
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Data Security
3 3 (10.00%) UML
3 3 (10.00%) OO
3 3 (10.00%) OOD
3 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (10.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C++
1 3 (10.00%) PHP
1 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (26.67%) CCNP
4 5 (16.67%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) CISSP
5 4 (13.33%) GSEC
5 4 (13.33%) SAP Certification
5 4 (13.33%) CISA
5 4 (13.33%) CISM
5 4 (13.33%) CRISC
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) GCIA
6 1 (3.33%) CEH
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
2 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
4 3 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) OpenView
1 5 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 13 (43.33%) F5
4 12 (40.00%) Juniper
5 11 (36.67%) Nokia
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
8 5 (16.67%) SonicWALL
8 5 (16.67%) 3Com
8 5 (16.67%) Remedy
8 5 (16.67%) Nortel
8 5 (16.67%) BMC
9 4 (13.33%) Siemens
9 4 (13.33%) Avaya
9 4 (13.33%) HP
9 4 (13.33%) VMware
9 4 (13.33%) SAP
10 2 (6.67%) McAfee
11 1 (3.33%) Websense