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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 83 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 14 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.11% 0.87% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 4.74% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 15
Average salary £40,250 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,011
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £36,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
259 253 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.46% 18.35% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 228 232 253
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,150 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
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 31 October 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 +12 14 £40,250 +15.00% 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 19 (67.86%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) CCNP
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (50.00%) Juniper
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
5 11 (39.29%) HP
5 11 (39.29%) F5
6 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) Blue Coat
7 9 (32.14%) CISSP
8 8 (28.57%) McAfee
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) LAN
10 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 6 (21.43%) VPN
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 6 (21.43%) UNIX
10 6 (21.43%) BGP
10 6 (21.43%) VMware
10 6 (21.43%) CCSA
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (21.43%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (21.43%) HSRP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 6 (21.43%) BGP
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (21.43%) HSRP
5 5 (17.86%) FWSM
5 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
5 5 (17.86%) VRRP
5 5 (17.86%) IPsec
6 2 (7.14%) NetScreen
6 2 (7.14%) WAN
7 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.57%) SNMP
7 1 (3.57%) DNS
7 1 (3.57%) SAN
7 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Network Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Security Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Network Support
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
2 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management
3 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) ISMS
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.57%) IT Governance
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) PHP
1 1 (3.57%) Python
1 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) CCNP
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) CISSP
4 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) CCSA
5 5 (17.86%) SAP Certification
5 5 (17.86%) CCDA
5 5 (17.86%) JNCIE
5 5 (17.86%) JNCIA
6 4 (14.29%) CCSP
7 2 (7.14%) CEH
8 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
8 1 (3.57%) CCNA
8 1 (3.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
2 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.57%) Squid
2 1 (3.57%) Xen
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (3.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (7.14%) Nessus
3 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Juniper
3 11 (39.29%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
3 11 (39.29%) F5
4 9 (32.14%) Blue Coat
5 8 (28.57%) McAfee
6 6 (21.43%) VMware
6 6 (21.43%) ProCurve
7 5 (17.86%) SAP
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) Nokia
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago