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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 82 68 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 23 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.75% 1.52% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.49% 6.98% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 11
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
307 215 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.36% 21.85% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 238 184 229
Average salary £38,400 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,750 £55,000
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -17 19 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North Wales - 4 £32,750 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (59.46%) Juniper
2 21 (56.76%) Firewall
3 20 (54.05%) Cisco
4 18 (48.65%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
6 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
7 15 (40.54%) Blue Coat
8 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (37.84%) CCNP
9 13 (35.14%) F5
10 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
11 9 (24.32%) Nokia
12 8 (21.62%) PHP
12 8 (21.62%) WAN
12 8 (21.62%) LAN
13 7 (18.92%) SLA
13 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
14 6 (16.22%) QA
14 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
14 6 (16.22%) VPN
14 6 (16.22%) McAfee
15 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
15 5 (13.51%) OOD
15 5 (13.51%) C++
15 5 (13.51%) Linux
15 5 (13.51%) UML
15 5 (13.51%) OO
15 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
15 5 (13.51%) JSON
15 5 (13.51%) JNCIS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) Lync
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (21.62%) WAN
3 8 (21.62%) LAN
4 6 (16.22%) VPN
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (8.11%) NAS
6 3 (8.11%) SAN
6 3 (8.11%) VoIP
7 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.41%) Intranet
7 2 (5.41%) Internet
8 1 (2.70%) MPLS
8 1 (2.70%) OSPF
8 1 (2.70%) BGP
8 1 (2.70%) DNS
8 1 (2.70%) IPv4
8 1 (2.70%) IPv6
8 1 (2.70%) ATM
8 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Xcode
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Network Engineer
2 21 (56.76%) Security Engineer
3 19 (51.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Developer
5 5 (13.51%) iOS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Information Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Cocoa
1 5 (13.51%) JSON
1 5 (13.51%) REST
1 5 (13.51%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
1 5 (13.51%) Data Structures
1 5 (13.51%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) SCADA
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
1 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.41%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) OOD
1 5 (13.51%) Data Security
1 5 (13.51%) UML
1 5 (13.51%) OO
1 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
1 5 (13.51%) Memory Management
1 5 (13.51%) iOS Development
2 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
2 3 (8.11%) Project Management
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) Information Security
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL
3 2 (5.41%) ISMS
3 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
3 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security
3 2 (5.41%) Web Development
4 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Product Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PHP
2 5 (13.51%) C++
2 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) CCNP
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) JNCIS
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) CCSE
5 4 (10.81%) CCSA
5 4 (10.81%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) VCP4
6 3 (8.11%) CISSP
7 2 (5.41%) CEH
7 2 (5.41%) CCSP
8 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
2 6 (16.22%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
2 1 (2.70%) Samba
2 1 (2.70%) Squid
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
1 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Juniper
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco
3 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
4 15 (40.54%) Blue Coat
5 13 (35.14%) F5
6 9 (24.32%) Nokia
7 6 (16.22%) McAfee
7 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) SonicWALL
9 3 (8.11%) VMware
10 2 (5.41%) ProCurve
10 2 (5.41%) HP
10 2 (5.41%) NetApp
10 2 (5.41%) Oracle
10 2 (5.41%) SAP
11 1 (2.70%) IBM
11 1 (2.70%) EMC
11 1 (2.70%) Websense
11 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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