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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 107 114
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 37 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.00% 0.82% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.86% 4.38% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 19
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £27,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £63,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 267 297 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 14.40% 18.68% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 552 786 659
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £19,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 30 (62.50%) Firewall
2 28 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (56.25%) Cisco
4 24 (50.00%) VPN
5 23 (47.92%) CCNA
6 22 (45.83%) LAN
6 22 (45.83%) WAN
6 22 (45.83%) VMware
7 19 (39.58%) CCNP
8 18 (37.50%) DNS
9 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (35.42%) Data Centre
10 16 (33.33%) vSphere
11 15 (31.25%) Windows
12 12 (25.00%) DHCP
12 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
13 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (22.92%) PCI DSS
13 11 (22.92%) VLAN
13 11 (22.92%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
14 10 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
14 10 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 10 (20.83%) Test Management
14 10 (20.83%) CISSP
15 9 (18.75%) SSCP
15 9 (18.75%) Juniper
15 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
15 9 (18.75%) IPsec

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) IaaS
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) Firewall
2 24 (50.00%) VPN
3 22 (45.83%) LAN
3 22 (45.83%) WAN
4 18 (37.50%) DNS
5 12 (25.00%) DHCP
6 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
6 11 (22.92%) VLAN
7 9 (18.75%) HTTP
7 9 (18.75%) IPsec
7 9 (18.75%) SMTP
7 9 (18.75%) SSL
8 8 (16.67%) MPLS
8 8 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (14.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (14.58%) OSPF
10 6 (12.50%) BGP
10 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (12.50%) WLAN
11 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Artifactory
1 3 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (6.25%) Bower
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.25%) Grunt
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
1 3 (6.25%) MSBuild
1 3 (6.25%) RSpec
1 3 (6.25%) RubyGems
1 3 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 2 (4.17%) Electronics
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Security Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Network Support
4 7 (14.58%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Communications Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Customer Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Communications Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) JSON
1 3 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) Linux
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (20.83%) Test Management
3 8 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 8 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 8 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
4 6 (12.50%) Network Design
4 6 (12.50%) Network Management
4 6 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 6 (12.50%) Security Patching
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Data Privacy
5 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) Perl
2 4 (8.33%) Python
3 3 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (47.92%) CCNA
3 19 (39.58%) CCNP
4 10 (20.83%) CISSP
5 9 (18.75%) SSCP
6 8 (16.67%) SANS
7 7 (14.58%) CISM
7 7 (14.58%) CNA
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (14.58%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (14.58%) Novell Certification
7 7 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.42%) MCITP
9 5 (10.42%) MCTS
10 4 (8.33%) CCIE
11 2 (4.17%) LPIC
11 2 (4.17%) MCSE
11 2 (4.17%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) PCI DSS
2 10 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (33.33%) vSphere
3 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.33%) Snort
6 3 (6.25%) Docker
6 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.25%) VirtualBox
7 2 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Marathon
2 3 (6.25%) Mesos
2 3 (6.25%) Terraform
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Cisco
2 22 (45.83%) VMware
3 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 9 (18.75%) Juniper
5 8 (16.67%) Dell
5 8 (16.67%) SonicWALL
6 7 (14.58%) F5
6 7 (14.58%) Riverbed
6 7 (14.58%) WatchGuard
7 4 (8.33%) Aruba
7 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (4.17%) Avaya
9 2 (4.17%) Brocade
9 2 (4.17%) McAfee
9 2 (4.17%) SAP
10 1 (2.08%) BMC
10 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
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