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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 83 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 18 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.50% 1.49% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.77% 6.81% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,600 £26,276
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
266 191 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.19% 21.88% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 221 169 166
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £29,000 £26,298
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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
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 January 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 30 January 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 -11 9 £43,000 - 3
Bridgend +7 3 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Network Security
Wales

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (68.75%) Juniper
2 20 (62.50%) Firewall
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco
3 19 (59.38%) CCNP
3 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (53.13%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
5 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (46.88%) Blue Coat
7 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
8 11 (34.38%) McAfee
9 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
10 8 (25.00%) WAN
10 8 (25.00%) F5
11 6 (18.75%) ProCurve
11 6 (18.75%) QA
11 6 (18.75%) CCSA
11 6 (18.75%) LAN
11 6 (18.75%) PHP
11 6 (18.75%) Finance
11 6 (18.75%) HP
12 5 (15.63%) CISSP
12 5 (15.63%) Cocoa
12 5 (15.63%) Xcode
12 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
12 5 (15.63%) Data Security
12 5 (15.63%) C++
12 5 (15.63%) Windows
12 5 (15.63%) Linux
12 5 (15.63%) UML

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.00%) WAN
4 6 (18.75%) LAN
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (12.50%) VPN
6 3 (9.38%) VoIP
6 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.13%) BGP
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) OSPF
8 1 (3.13%) SAN
8 1 (3.13%) Wireless
8 1 (3.13%) IPsec
8 1 (3.13%) ATM
8 1 (3.13%) IPv4
8 1 (3.13%) IPv6
8 1 (3.13%) DNS
8 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Xcode
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 21 (65.63%) Security Engineer
3 19 (59.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) iOS Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Cocoa
1 5 (15.63%) JSON
1 5 (15.63%) REST
1 5 (15.63%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
1 5 (15.63%) Data Structures
1 5 (15.63%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
1 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Data Security
1 5 (15.63%) UML
1 5 (15.63%) OO
1 5 (15.63%) OOD
1 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
1 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
1 5 (15.63%) Memory Management
1 5 (15.63%) iOS Development
2 2 (6.25%) Time Management
2 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Security Management
3 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
3 1 (3.13%) Network Management
3 1 (3.13%) ISMS
3 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PHP
2 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
2 5 (15.63%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) CCNP
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) CCSA
5 5 (15.63%) CISSP
5 5 (15.63%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) JNCIS
6 4 (12.50%) CCSE
6 4 (12.50%) CCSP
7 2 (6.25%) JNCIE
7 2 (6.25%) CEH
7 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.25%) CCDA
8 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Samba
1 1 (3.13%) NFS
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Squid
1 1 (3.13%) Xen
1 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nessus
2 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Juniper
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco
3 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
4 15 (46.88%) Blue Coat
5 11 (34.38%) McAfee
6 8 (25.00%) F5
7 6 (18.75%) ProCurve
7 6 (18.75%) HP
8 4 (12.50%) SonicWALL
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) Nokia
9 1 (3.13%) Websense
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.13%) EMC
9 1 (3.13%) VMware
9 1 (3.13%) IBM
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago