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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
UK / Wales
Rank 89 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 0.94% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 5.14% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 21
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,972 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
184 253 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.37% 18.37% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 151 222 239
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 3 £32,500 -27.77%
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) DNS
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (37.50%) CCNP
4 6 (37.50%) CCDP
5 5 (31.25%) EMC
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Apache
5 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 5 (31.25%) Kerberos
5 5 (31.25%) NFS
5 5 (31.25%) Advertising
5 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
5 5 (31.25%) MPLS
5 5 (31.25%) BGP
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Squid
5 5 (31.25%) Marketing
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
5 5 (31.25%) CentOS
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) DNS
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) BGP
4 5 (31.25%) HSRP
4 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
4 5 (31.25%) Kerberos
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 5 (31.25%) NAS
4 5 (31.25%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (25.00%) IPsec
5 4 (25.00%) Multicast
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) SNMP
5 4 (25.00%) SONET
5 4 (25.00%) VPLS
5 4 (25.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Big Data
1 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) Advertising
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) CentOS
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCDP
1 6 (37.50%) CCNP
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) CCIE
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (6.25%) CEH
5 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (6.25%) GIAC
5 1 (6.25%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) NFS
1 5 (31.25%) Squid
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Firmware
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) EMC
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) Sun
4 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) VMware