Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 141 144
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 53 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.38% 1.27% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.08% 8.58% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 49 34 52
Bristol median annual salary £44,000 £51,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.73% +29.11% +58.00%
10th Percentile £35,600 £36,263 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £90,000 £75,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73% -3.35%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 584 478 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.26% 14.84% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 461 394 624
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,613
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 27 (50.94%) Firewall
2 18 (33.96%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) CISSP
3 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (32.08%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (28.30%) VMware
4 15 (28.30%) CCNA
4 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
4 15 (28.30%) LAN
5 14 (26.42%) Windows
5 14 (26.42%) VPN
5 14 (26.42%) CCNP
6 13 (24.53%) WAN
7 12 (22.64%) SANS
8 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (20.75%) vSphere
8 11 (20.75%) DNS
9 10 (18.87%) Linux
9 10 (18.87%) DHCP
9 10 (18.87%) Project Management
9 10 (18.87%) SSCP
9 10 (18.87%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (18.87%) Test Management
9 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS
10 9 (16.98%) Information Security
10 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
10 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
11 8 (15.09%) Software-Defined Networking
11 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.09%) Server Virtualisation

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) LAN
3 14 (26.42%) VPN
4 13 (24.53%) WAN
5 11 (20.75%) DNS
6 10 (18.87%) DHCP
7 8 (15.09%) Software-Defined Networking
8 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
9 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (5.66%) MPLS
11 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.77%) Wireless
12 1 (1.89%) FabricPath
12 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.89%) IPsec
12 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.89%) Skype
12 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.55%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.66%) Electronics
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Network Engineer
2 17 (32.08%) Analyst
3 16 (30.19%) Security Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Information Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Network Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Network Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Network Services Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Programme Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) React
3 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.89%) OpenDaylight
3 1 (1.89%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Linux
3 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) Unix
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (18.87%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (18.87%) Project Management
2 10 (18.87%) Test Management
3 9 (16.98%) Information Security
4 8 (15.09%) IT Strategy
4 8 (15.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (13.21%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Coaching
6 6 (11.32%) Network Design
7 5 (9.43%) ITIL
7 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.55%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.66%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) Clojure
1 2 (3.77%) Go
1 2 (3.77%) Haskell
1 2 (3.77%) Python
1 2 (3.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) CISSP
2 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (28.30%) CCNA
4 14 (26.42%) CCNP
5 12 (22.64%) SANS
6 10 (18.87%) SSCP
7 8 (15.09%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (13.21%) CISM
8 7 (13.21%) Novell Certification
8 7 (13.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
9 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) GCIA
10 5 (9.43%) GSEC
10 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (7.55%) MCITP
11 4 (7.55%) MCTS
12 3 (5.66%) Degree
12 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.66%) GCP
2 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (20.75%) vSphere
2 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.21%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (9.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Cisco
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
3 7 (13.21%) Dell
3 7 (13.21%) F5
3 7 (13.21%) SonicWALL
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.77%) Avaya
5 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (1.89%) BMC
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) IronPort
6 1 (1.89%) Juniper
6 1 (1.89%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) Riverbed