The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 119 87
Rank change year-on-year -3 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.55% 0.69% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 4.41% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 37
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £52,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 252 295 320
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 13.77% 15.64% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 193 251 287
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Bristol

Network Security
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Bristol.

Salary trend for Network Security in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 15 (62.50%) LAN
2 15 (62.50%) WAN
3 14 (58.33%) DNS
4 13 (54.17%) VPN
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (54.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (45.83%) CCNA
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco
5 11 (45.83%) DHCP
6 9 (37.50%) Service Management
7 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 8 (33.33%) VLAN
7 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 7 (29.17%) WLAN
9 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) ISMS
10 5 (20.83%) Snort
10 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.83%) CCNP
10 5 (20.83%) Python

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) LAN
2 15 (62.50%) WAN
3 14 (58.33%) DNS
4 13 (54.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (54.17%) VPN
5 11 (45.83%) DHCP
6 8 (33.33%) VLAN
7 7 (29.17%) WLAN
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (16.67%) Internet
9 4 (16.67%) MPLS
9 4 (16.67%) OSPF
9 4 (16.67%) VRRP
10 3 (12.50%) ADSL
10 3 (12.50%) BGP
10 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
10 3 (12.50%) RIP
10 3 (12.50%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
1 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.17%) Bower
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Grunt
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
1 1 (4.17%) RSpec
1 1 (4.17%) RubyGems
1 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Brocade Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) NHS
2 4 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) SUSE
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Change Control
3 5 (20.83%) ISMS
3 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
3 5 (20.83%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) SIEM
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (16.67%) ITSM
4 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (16.67%) Service Design
5 3 (12.50%) Adaptive Security
5 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNA
3 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) CCNP
5 4 (16.67%) CCENT
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (12.50%) LPIC
6 3 (12.50%) MCSE
6 3 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CISM
7 1 (4.17%) CISSP
7 1 (4.17%) CLAS
7 1 (4.17%) CNA
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.17%) Novell Certification
7 1 (4.17%) SANS
7 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Snort
3 3 (12.50%) NFS
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Docker
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (20.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.17%) Marathon
3 1 (4.17%) Mesos
3 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) WatchGuard
5 3 (12.50%) Brocade
5 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) F5
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) IronPort
6 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.17%) CA
7 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Nokia
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
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