Period
to 20 September 2019

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 20 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 164 151
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 44 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.29% 0.91% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 6.40% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 49
Bristol median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,915 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.65% +5.56% +8.43%

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 531 531 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.57% 14.22% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 418 462 430
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £25,400
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +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 20 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, 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 18 (40.91%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) Firewall
4 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (22.73%) SIEM
6 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.45%) CCNP
6 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.45%) Aerospace
6 9 (20.45%) Office 365
7 8 (18.18%) AWS
7 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (18.18%) Network Design
7 8 (18.18%) CCNA
7 8 (18.18%) Cisco
7 8 (18.18%) Internet
8 7 (15.91%) Linux
8 7 (15.91%) Python
8 7 (15.91%) VPN
8 7 (15.91%) Splunk
8 7 (15.91%) DevOps
9 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
9 6 (13.64%) Security Management
9 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.64%) GIAC
10 5 (11.36%) GCIA

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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 8 (18.18%) AWS
3 5 (11.36%) Azure
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.55%) GCP
5 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Firewall
2 8 (18.18%) Internet
3 7 (15.91%) VPN
4 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) DNS
5 4 (9.09%) LAN
5 4 (9.09%) WAN
6 3 (6.82%) BGP
6 3 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.82%) MPLS
6 3 (6.82%) OSPF
6 3 (6.82%) VLAN
6 3 (6.82%) VoIP
6 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (20.45%) Aerospace
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Electronics
4 3 (6.82%) Law
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Public Sector
4 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.27%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.91%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (22.73%) SIEM
3 8 (18.18%) Network Design
3 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (15.91%) DevOps
5 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.64%) Security Management
6 5 (11.36%) Coaching
6 5 (11.36%) Information Security
6 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) Network Security Management
6 5 (11.36%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (11.36%) Security Operations
6 5 (11.36%) Thought Leadership
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Automation
7 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Python
2 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) Ruby
3 2 (4.55%) Clojure
3 2 (4.55%) Go
3 2 (4.55%) Haskell
3 2 (4.55%) Scala
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) CCNP
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCNA
3 6 (13.64%) GIAC
3 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) CCDP
4 5 (11.36%) CISSP
4 5 (11.36%) GCIA
4 5 (11.36%) GCIH
4 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) CEH
5 3 (6.82%) CISM
5 3 (6.82%) CISMP
5 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) MCITP
5 3 (6.82%) MCTS
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (6.82%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) GDPR
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.27%) NCSC
3 1 (2.27%) NIST
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.55%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.27%) Nessus
4 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) VMware
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Splunk
5 5 (11.36%) ArcSight
5 5 (11.36%) LogRhythm
6 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.82%) Forcepoint
7 3 (6.82%) Juniper
7 3 (6.82%) Meraki
7 3 (6.82%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) Veeam
9 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds