The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 88 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 14 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.04% 2.34% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.91% 10.87% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 15
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £34,150
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +39.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £27,700 £19,126
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £39,217
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
285 276 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.17% 21.50% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 254 245 192
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,750 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -22 13 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Network Security
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Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 24 (80.00%) Cisco
3 18 (60.00%) Juniper
4 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (53.33%) CCNP
5 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (43.33%) F5
7 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (36.67%) JNCIA
9 10 (33.33%) BGP
9 10 (33.33%) HSRP
10 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (26.67%) CISSP
12 7 (23.33%) CCDA
12 7 (23.33%) NetScreen
12 7 (23.33%) JNCIE
12 7 (23.33%) CCSA
12 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
13 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (20.00%) Degree
13 6 (20.00%) VMware
13 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (20.00%) VPN
13 6 (20.00%) Linux
13 6 (20.00%) LAN
14 5 (16.67%) SAP
14 5 (16.67%) ITIL
14 5 (16.67%) UNIX
14 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
14 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (33.33%) BGP
3 10 (33.33%) HSRP
4 7 (23.33%) NetScreen
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (20.00%) VPN
5 6 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 5 (16.67%) VRRP
6 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (16.67%) IPsec
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (16.67%) FWSM
7 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (3.33%) WAN
8 1 (3.33%) SSL
8 1 (3.33%) Junos
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Security Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Network Support
4 5 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall Support
6 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
1 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (3.33%) Information Security
2 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (53.33%) CCNP
2 11 (36.67%) JNCIA
3 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (26.67%) CISSP
5 7 (23.33%) CCDA
5 7 (23.33%) JNCIE
5 7 (23.33%) CCSA
5 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) SAP Certification
8 1 (3.33%) CCSP
8 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) Juniper
3 13 (43.33%) F5
4 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (16.67%) SAP
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Avaya
7 3 (10.00%) Nortel
8 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee
8 1 (3.33%) NetApp
8 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu