Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 108 108
Rank change year-on-year +41 0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.23% 0.073% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.99% 0.49% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +31.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £35,500 £51,250 £29,100
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £66,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,375 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.25% -1.23%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 143 206 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.52% 14.96% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 133 179 252
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,050 £22,000 £24,100
90th Percentile £54,750 £68,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Cardiff

Network Security
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Cardiff

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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

Salary histogram for Network Security in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) SLA
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (40.00%) SIEM
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) F5
6 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (30.00%) nginx
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) CentOS
6 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (30.00%) CCDP
6 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (30.00%) Clustering

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (30.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) SMS
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Debian
2 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Online Security
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Erlang
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCDP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (30.00%) VMware