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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 92 88 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.94% 1.05% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.44% 4.90% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 23
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
239 286 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.32% 21.36% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 215 253 238
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
North Wales - 9 £48,750 -
South Wales -7 4 £28,000 -25.33% 2
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (65.71%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (31.43%) F5
4 11 (31.43%) Nokia
4 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (22.86%) HP
7 8 (22.86%) VPN
7 8 (22.86%) CCNP
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (22.86%) Wireless
8 7 (20.00%) Juniper
8 7 (20.00%) HTTP
8 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
9 6 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (17.14%) VMware
9 6 (17.14%) Information Security
9 6 (17.14%) SaaS
9 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (17.14%) SLA
9 6 (17.14%) Lync
10 5 (14.29%) Digital Media
10 5 (14.29%) OpenStack

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (17.14%) Lync
2 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.29%) Jetty
2 5 (14.29%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) SaaS
3 5 (14.29%) PaaS
3 5 (14.29%) Route 53
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) Firewall
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (22.86%) Wireless
3 8 (22.86%) VPN
4 7 (20.00%) HTTP
5 6 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (14.29%) FDDI
6 5 (14.29%) PPP
6 5 (14.29%) RIP
6 5 (14.29%) ADSL
6 5 (14.29%) Broadband
6 5 (14.29%) ISDN
6 5 (14.29%) DNS
6 5 (14.29%) WAN
6 5 (14.29%) DHCP
6 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 5 (14.29%) Internet
6 5 (14.29%) OSPF
6 5 (14.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JUnit
1 5 (14.29%) Maven
1 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 5 (14.29%) Hudson
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Professional Services Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 5 (14.29%) Statistics
2 5 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) CentOS
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (17.14%) Information Security
3 5 (14.29%) Network Management
3 5 (14.29%) JVM Tuning
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps
3 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
3 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (14.29%) Product Marketing
3 5 (14.29%) ISMS
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
3 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
1 5 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) CCNP
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (20.00%) Degree
5 5 (14.29%) CISSP
6 4 (11.43%) CCNA
6 4 (11.43%) SAP Certification
6 4 (11.43%) CISA
6 4 (11.43%) CISM
6 4 (11.43%) GSEC
6 4 (11.43%) CRISC
7 1 (2.86%) CEH
7 1 (2.86%) GCIA
7 1 (2.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) QA
3 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) OpenView
1 5 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
1 5 (14.29%) Puppet
1 5 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) Nokia
2 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
2 11 (31.43%) F5
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) HP
5 7 (20.00%) Juniper
6 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
7 5 (14.29%) SonicWALL
7 5 (14.29%) RightScale
7 5 (14.29%) Remedy
7 5 (14.29%) 3Com
7 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 5 (14.29%) BMC
7 5 (14.29%) Nortel
8 4 (11.43%) Avaya
8 4 (11.43%) Siemens
8 4 (11.43%) SAP
9 3 (8.57%) Ruckus Wireless
Wales
Airbus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: From £25,783 to £34,530 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago