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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 77 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 23 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.89% 1.09% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.69% 5.39% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 20
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,300 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
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
344 204 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.27% 20.14% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 278 170 227
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +6 11 £42,500 +39.34%
Caerphilly - 6 £62,500 - 1
Bridgend +6 5 £30,000 - 3
Network Security
Wales

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 23 (57.50%) Firewall
3 21 (52.50%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (50.00%) Juniper
4 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
6 17 (42.50%) F5
7 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (37.50%) CCNP
8 14 (35.00%) Nokia
8 14 (35.00%) Blue Coat
9 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.00%) VPN
10 8 (20.00%) CCNA
10 8 (20.00%) SLA
10 8 (20.00%) SonicWALL
10 8 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (17.50%) WAN
12 6 (15.00%) PHP
12 6 (15.00%) QA
12 6 (15.00%) Marketing
12 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
13 5 (12.50%) Change Management
13 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
13 5 (12.50%) Data Security
13 5 (12.50%) Wireless
13 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (12.50%) Cocoa
13 5 (12.50%) Xcode

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
2 21 (52.50%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (20.00%) VPN
4 7 (17.50%) WAN
5 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 5 (12.50%) LAN
5 5 (12.50%) Wireless
5 5 (12.50%) OSPF
5 5 (12.50%) BGP
6 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (10.00%) Internet
6 4 (10.00%) FDDI
6 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (10.00%) PBX
6 4 (10.00%) ADSL
6 4 (10.00%) Broadband
6 4 (10.00%) ISDN
6 4 (10.00%) PPP
6 4 (10.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Xcode
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (15.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 21 (52.50%) Security Engineer
3 19 (47.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) iOS Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Cocoa
1 5 (12.50%) JSON
1 5 (12.50%) REST
1 5 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 5 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 5 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.00%) Statistics
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Change Management
1 5 (12.50%) Data Security
1 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
1 5 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (12.50%) Information Security
1 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 5 (12.50%) Multithreading
1 5 (12.50%) Product Marketing
1 5 (12.50%) ISMS
1 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
1 5 (12.50%) Memory Management
1 5 (12.50%) Network Management
1 5 (12.50%) UML
1 5 (12.50%) OO
1 5 (12.50%) OOD
1 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
1 5 (12.50%) iOS Development
1 5 (12.50%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PHP
2 5 (12.50%) C++
2 5 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (37.50%) CCNP
3 8 (20.00%) CCNA
4 5 (12.50%) CISSP
4 5 (12.50%) JNCIS
5 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 4 (10.00%) CRISC
5 4 (10.00%) GSEC
5 4 (10.00%) CCSE
5 4 (10.00%) SAP Certification
5 4 (10.00%) CISA
5 4 (10.00%) CISM
5 4 (10.00%) CCSA
6 1 (2.50%) GCIA
6 1 (2.50%) CEH
6 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (15.00%) QA
3 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (10.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) iptables
2 1 (2.50%) NFS
2 1 (2.50%) Samba
2 1 (2.50%) Squid
2 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) OpenView
1 4 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) Juniper
2 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (42.50%) F5
4 14 (35.00%) Blue Coat
4 14 (35.00%) Nokia
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) SonicWALL
7 5 (12.50%) VMware
8 4 (10.00%) HP
8 4 (10.00%) BMC
8 4 (10.00%) Nortel
8 4 (10.00%) Avaya
8 4 (10.00%) Siemens
8 4 (10.00%) SAP
8 4 (10.00%) 3Com
8 4 (10.00%) Remedy
8 4 (10.00%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) Websense
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago