The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 85 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.00% 1.44% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.25% 6.62% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,011
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Network Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
306 287 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.48% 21.83% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 268 256 233
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
South Wales -3 12 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 32 (96.97%) Firewall
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco
3 18 (54.55%) CCNP
3 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (54.55%) Juniper
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (39.39%) CISSP
5 13 (39.39%) F5
5 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
6 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 10 (30.30%) JNCIA
8 9 (27.27%) JNCIE
8 9 (27.27%) CCDA
8 9 (27.27%) HP
8 9 (27.27%) CCSA
9 8 (24.24%) Linux
9 8 (24.24%) BGP
9 8 (24.24%) HSRP
10 7 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
11 6 (18.18%) ITIL
11 6 (18.18%) LAN
11 6 (18.18%) McAfee
11 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
11 6 (18.18%) VMware
11 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (18.18%) Degree
12 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (24.24%) HSRP
3 8 (24.24%) BGP
4 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (18.18%) LAN
6 5 (15.15%) VPN
6 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
6 5 (15.15%) VRRP
6 5 (15.15%) NetScreen
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (15.15%) IPsec
6 5 (15.15%) FWSM
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.06%) Internet
9 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Security Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Network Support
5 5 (15.15%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Firewall Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Firewall Support
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Information Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) UNIX
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
1 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
2 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) ISMS
5 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.03%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.03%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) CCNP
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) CISSP
2 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
3 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 10 (30.30%) JNCIA
5 9 (27.27%) JNCIE
5 9 (27.27%) CCSA
5 9 (27.27%) CCDA
6 6 (18.18%) Degree
7 5 (15.15%) SAP Certification
8 2 (6.06%) CEH
8 2 (6.06%) CCSP
9 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
2 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (6.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) Juniper
3 13 (39.39%) F5
4 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 9 (27.27%) HP
6 6 (18.18%) McAfee
6 6 (18.18%) VMware
6 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) SAP
8 4 (12.12%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.03%) Nortel
9 1 (3.03%) Avaya
9 1 (3.03%) NetApp
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