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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 69 75
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.60% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 0.80% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +60.71%  
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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 65 125 156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 13.00% 18.27% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 61 113 131
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (33.33%) HSRP
5 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) MPLS
6 1 (16.67%) BGP
6 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (16.67%) MGCP
6 1 (16.67%) H.323

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) H.323
5 1 (16.67%) MGCP
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware