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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 82 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 14 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.26% 2.06% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 9.09% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 12
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
270 264 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.35% 22.68% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 250 230 188
Average salary £37,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.32% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +4 4 £37,500 -23.07%
Cardiff -10 3 £35,750 +5.92% 2
Network Security
Wales

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (79.31%) Cisco
3 17 (58.62%) Juniper
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (55.17%) CCNP
5 14 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (44.83%) F5
7 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
8 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
8 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
9 10 (34.48%) CISSP
10 9 (31.03%) BGP
10 9 (31.03%) CCDA
10 9 (31.03%) JNCIA
10 9 (31.03%) JNCIE
10 9 (31.03%) CCSA
10 9 (31.03%) HSRP
11 8 (27.59%) HP
12 6 (20.69%) VMware
12 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
12 6 (20.69%) Linux
12 6 (20.69%) LAN
12 6 (20.69%) NetScreen
13 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
13 5 (17.24%) VRRP
13 5 (17.24%) ISO 9001
13 5 (17.24%) SAP Certification
13 5 (17.24%) SAP
13 5 (17.24%) ITIL

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (31.03%) HSRP
3 9 (31.03%) BGP
4 6 (20.69%) LAN
4 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.69%) NetScreen
4 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (17.24%) FWSM
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (17.24%) VPN
5 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
5 5 (17.24%) VRRP
5 5 (17.24%) IPsec
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Network Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Security Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Security Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Network Support
5 5 (17.24%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall Support
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
1 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
1 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
1 5 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.45%) Time Management
2 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) CCNP
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (34.48%) CISSP
5 9 (31.03%) JNCIA
5 9 (31.03%) JNCIE
5 9 (31.03%) CCSA
5 9 (31.03%) CCDA
6 5 (17.24%) SAP Certification
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) CCSP
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO 9001
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) Juniper
3 13 (44.83%) F5
4 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
5 8 (27.59%) HP
6 6 (20.69%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
7 5 (17.24%) SAP
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) McAfee
8 3 (10.34%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.45%) NetApp
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago