Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South West > Bristol
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 150 166
Rank change year-on-year +49 +16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 43 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bristol 1.32% 1.25% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 7.86% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 30
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £42,750 £36,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,000 £70,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -

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 253 547 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.89% 15.92% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 221 412 536
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -6.74% +11.25%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +10.39%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Bristol

Network Security
Salary Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in Bristol.

Salary trend for Network Security in Bristol

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Bristol

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in Bristol over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (62.50%) Network Design
2 12 (50.00%) Network Management
3 11 (45.83%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (45.83%) Technical Analysis
3 11 (45.83%) Service Management
3 11 (45.83%) Change Management
3 11 (45.83%) Internet
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 7 (29.17%) LAN
6 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
7 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
8 5 (20.83%) CCNP
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (16.67%) Project Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (16.67%) VLAN
9 4 (16.67%) VPN
10 3 (12.50%) CCIE
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.50%) Windows
10 3 (12.50%) Juniper

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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Azure
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Internet
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Firepower
5 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (16.67%) VLAN
6 4 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (8.33%) BGP
8 2 (8.33%) DHCP
8 2 (8.33%) DNS
8 2 (8.33%) FabricPath
8 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (8.33%) OSPF
8 2 (8.33%) SNMP
8 2 (8.33%) tcpdump
8 2 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Architect
2 12 (50.00%) Network Architect
3 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Architect
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Kali Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Network Design
2 12 (50.00%) Network Management
3 11 (45.83%) Change Management
3 11 (45.83%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (45.83%) Service Management
3 11 (45.83%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Project Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Presales
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Technology Roadmap
7 2 (8.33%) Architectural Design
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.33%) Data Privacy
7 2 (8.33%) High Availability
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCDP
3 3 (12.50%) CCIE
3 3 (12.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 2 (8.33%) CISSP
4 2 (8.33%) JNCIS
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nessus
1 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (12.50%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) Meraki
5 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.33%) IronPort
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) NetScout
5 2 (8.33%) NetWitness
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.33%) VMware