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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 84 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 19 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.38% 1.31% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.49% 6.90% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 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 £30,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
346 232 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.13% 18.92% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 290 193 245
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 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
South Wales -3 18 £42,500 -5.55% 3
North Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 24 (57.14%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) Firewall
3 20 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
5 18 (42.86%) Juniper
5 18 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 15 (35.71%) F5
7 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (33.33%) CCNP
7 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.95%) Nokia
8 13 (30.95%) Blue Coat
9 9 (21.43%) Degree
9 9 (21.43%) VPN
10 8 (19.05%) SLA
10 8 (19.05%) CCNA
11 7 (16.67%) LAN
11 7 (16.67%) WAN
11 7 (16.67%) PHP
11 7 (16.67%) SonicWALL
11 7 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (14.29%) QA
12 6 (14.29%) VMware
12 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 6 (14.29%) SAP
12 6 (14.29%) Internet
12 6 (14.29%) Lync

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 6 (14.29%) Lync
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (21.43%) VPN
4 7 (16.67%) LAN
4 7 (16.67%) WAN
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (14.29%) Internet
6 5 (11.90%) OSPF
6 5 (11.90%) BGP
6 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
6 5 (11.90%) Wireless
7 4 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (9.52%) FDDI
7 4 (9.52%) PPP
7 4 (9.52%) RIP
7 4 (9.52%) WLAN
7 4 (9.52%) PBX
7 4 (9.52%) Broadband
7 4 (9.52%) ISDN
7 4 (9.52%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Xcode
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Network Engineer
2 19 (45.24%) Security Engineer
3 17 (40.48%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
5 5 (11.90%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) REST
1 5 (11.90%) Cocoa Touch
1 5 (11.90%) Cocoa
1 5 (11.90%) JSON
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
1 5 (11.90%) Algorithms
1 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.52%) Statistics
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (11.90%) iOS Development
2 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
2 5 (11.90%) Memory Management
2 5 (11.90%) Mobile Development
2 5 (11.90%) UML
2 5 (11.90%) OO
2 5 (11.90%) OOD
2 5 (11.90%) Data Security
2 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
2 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (11.90%) Information Security
2 5 (11.90%) Change Management
2 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
2 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
2 5 (11.90%) Product Marketing
2 5 (11.90%) ISMS
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) PHP
2 5 (11.90%) C++
2 5 (11.90%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (21.43%) Degree
5 8 (19.05%) CCNA
6 5 (11.90%) CISSP
7 4 (9.52%) JNCIS
7 4 (9.52%) GSEC
7 4 (9.52%) CISA
7 4 (9.52%) CISM
7 4 (9.52%) SAP Certification
7 4 (9.52%) CRISC
8 3 (7.14%) CCSE
8 3 (7.14%) CCSA
9 1 (2.38%) GCIA
9 1 (2.38%) CEH
9 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
2 6 (14.29%) QA
3 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (9.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Cisco
2 18 (42.86%) Juniper
2 18 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 15 (35.71%) F5
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.95%) Nokia
5 13 (30.95%) Blue Coat
6 7 (16.67%) SonicWALL
7 6 (14.29%) VMware
7 6 (14.29%) SAP
8 5 (11.90%) HP
9 4 (9.52%) 3Com
9 4 (9.52%) Remedy
9 4 (9.52%) McAfee
9 4 (9.52%) Nortel
9 4 (9.52%) Avaya
9 4 (9.52%) Siemens
9 4 (9.52%) BMC
10 2 (4.76%) Oracle
10 2 (4.76%) NetApp
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