The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 80 80 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 16 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.31% 1.74% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.64% 7.91% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 10
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £37,750 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -4.06%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 278 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.77% 21.99% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 203 260 189
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
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Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Network Security
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Wales region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Wales

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Wales

Network Security
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales -8 12 £45,000 - 3
West Wales - 3 £50,000 -
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Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (81.48%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) CheckPoint
4 16 (59.26%) CCNP
4 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (55.56%) Juniper
5 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
7 13 (48.15%) F5
8 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
8 12 (44.44%) VPN
8 12 (44.44%) BGP
9 10 (37.04%) Avaya
9 10 (37.04%) Nortel
10 9 (33.33%) JNCIA
11 8 (29.63%) Internet
11 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (25.93%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (25.93%) SonicWALL
12 7 (25.93%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (25.93%) WhatsUp Gold
12 7 (25.93%) Network Management
12 7 (25.93%) Lync
12 7 (25.93%) OSPF
12 7 (25.93%) Remedy
12 7 (25.93%) BMC
12 7 (25.93%) Nokia
12 7 (25.93%) Siemens
12 7 (25.93%) OpenView
12 7 (25.93%) CiscoWorks

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 7 (25.93%) Lync
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (44.44%) VPN
3 12 (44.44%) BGP
4 8 (29.63%) Internet
4 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (25.93%) OSPF
5 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
5 7 (25.93%) PPP
5 7 (25.93%) RIP
5 7 (25.93%) ADSL
5 7 (25.93%) Broadband
5 7 (25.93%) ISDN
5 7 (25.93%) PBX
5 7 (25.93%) EIGRP
5 7 (25.93%) FDDI
6 5 (18.52%) NetScreen
6 5 (18.52%) WAN
6 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (14.81%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Network Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall Support
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Network Management
1 7 (25.93%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
2 4 (14.81%) SIEM
3 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CCNP
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
3 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 9 (33.33%) JNCIA
5 5 (18.52%) CCSA
5 5 (18.52%) JNCIE
5 5 (18.52%) CCDA
5 5 (18.52%) CISSP
6 4 (14.81%) HNC
7 1 (3.70%) CCSP
7 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) WhatsUp Gold
1 7 (25.93%) OpenView
1 7 (25.93%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) CheckPoint
3 15 (55.56%) Juniper
4 13 (48.15%) F5
5 10 (37.04%) Avaya
5 10 (37.04%) Nortel
6 7 (25.93%) SonicWALL
6 7 (25.93%) Remedy
6 7 (25.93%) BMC
6 7 (25.93%) Nokia
6 7 (25.93%) Siemens
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) 3Com
7 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Esum
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: £38,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and £2K variable bonus
Posted: 27 days ago