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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 87 102 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 14 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.09% 0.45% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.32% 2.74% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
263 219 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.47% 16.34% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 231 201 191
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,700 £52,200
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +16 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North Wales - 1 £28,000 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) CCNP
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (60.71%) Juniper
4 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 16 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 10 (35.71%) McAfee
6 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) F5
8 8 (28.57%) HP
9 6 (21.43%) CISSP
9 6 (21.43%) LAN
9 6 (21.43%) Linux
9 6 (21.43%) CCSA
9 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (21.43%) ProCurve
10 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
10 5 (17.86%) WAN
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.86%) VPN
11 4 (14.29%) Windows
11 4 (14.29%) CCSP
11 4 (14.29%) Nokia
11 4 (14.29%) CCNA
11 4 (14.29%) JNCIS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) BGP
5 3 (10.71%) HSRP
6 2 (7.14%) FWSM
6 2 (7.14%) IPsec
6 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
6 2 (7.14%) VRRP
6 2 (7.14%) NetScreen
6 2 (7.14%) Internet
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.57%) SNMP
7 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Xcode
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Network Engineer
2 16 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (57.14%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) Cocoa
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) SCADA
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) ISMS
4 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Memory Management
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) IT Governance
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
4 1 (3.57%) UML
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) CCNP
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) CISSP
4 6 (21.43%) CCSA
5 4 (14.29%) CCSE
5 4 (14.29%) CCSP
5 4 (14.29%) CCNA
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (14.29%) JNCIS
6 2 (7.14%) JNCIE
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Certification
6 2 (7.14%) CCDA
6 2 (7.14%) CEH
6 2 (7.14%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
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 2 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
2 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) Juniper
3 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 14 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 10 (35.71%) McAfee
6 8 (28.57%) F5
6 8 (28.57%) HP
7 6 (21.43%) ProCurve
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) SonicWALL
9 4 (14.29%) Nokia
10 3 (10.71%) SAP
10 3 (10.71%) VMware
11 1 (3.57%) Oracle
11 1 (3.57%) IBM
11 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.57%) EMC
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