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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 88 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 20 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.48% 1.25% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 6.02% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £35,600 £26,276
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
304 216 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.44% 20.73% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 240 192 196
Average salary £38,400 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £45,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -10 18 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North Wales - 2 £28,000 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (64.71%) Juniper
2 20 (58.82%) Firewall
2 20 (58.82%) Cisco
3 19 (55.88%) CCNP
3 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
6 15 (44.12%) Blue Coat
7 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
8 11 (32.35%) McAfee
9 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
10 8 (23.53%) PHP
10 8 (23.53%) LAN
10 8 (23.53%) WAN
10 8 (23.53%) F5
11 6 (17.65%) HP
11 6 (17.65%) Finance
11 6 (17.65%) CCSA
11 6 (17.65%) QA
11 6 (17.65%) ProCurve
12 5 (14.71%) JSON
12 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
12 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
12 5 (14.71%) JNCIS
12 5 (14.71%) Cocoa
12 5 (14.71%) Xcode
12 5 (14.71%) Objective-C
12 5 (14.71%) Data Security
12 5 (14.71%) CCNA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) Firewall
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (23.53%) LAN
3 8 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.82%) VoIP
6 2 (5.88%) Intranet
6 2 (5.88%) Internet
6 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (2.94%) NAS
7 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.94%) VLAN
7 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.94%) SSH
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Xcode
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 21 (61.76%) Security Engineer
3 19 (55.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) iOS Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Information Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) JSON
1 5 (14.71%) Cocoa
1 5 (14.71%) REST
1 5 (14.71%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
1 5 (14.71%) Data Structures
1 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.94%) SCADA
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
1 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
1 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
1 5 (14.71%) Data Security
1 5 (14.71%) OOD
1 5 (14.71%) UML
1 5 (14.71%) OO
1 5 (14.71%) Memory Management
1 5 (14.71%) iOS Development
2 2 (5.88%) Time Management
2 2 (5.88%) Web Development
2 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security
3 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Network Management
3 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (2.94%) ISMS
3 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.94%) Network Design
3 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PHP
2 5 (14.71%) Objective-C
2 5 (14.71%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) CCNP
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) CCSA
5 5 (14.71%) JNCIS
5 5 (14.71%) CCNA
5 5 (14.71%) CISSP
6 4 (11.76%) CCSP
6 4 (11.76%) CCSE
7 2 (5.88%) CCDA
7 2 (5.88%) CEH
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIE
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Xen
1 1 (2.94%) Squid
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.94%) Samba
1 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Nessus
2 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Juniper
2 20 (58.82%) Cisco
3 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 15 (44.12%) Blue Coat
5 11 (32.35%) McAfee
6 8 (23.53%) F5
7 6 (17.65%) HP
7 6 (17.65%) ProCurve
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.76%) Nokia
8 4 (11.76%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.88%) Oracle
9 2 (5.88%) SAP
10 1 (2.94%) VMware
10 1 (2.94%) EMC
10 1 (2.94%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) Websense
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago