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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 61 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 3 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.55% - 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% - 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Median salary £32,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 78 104 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.31% 14.84% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 78 82 104
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) IVR
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony

Network Security
Top Related 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) FWSM
3 1 (25.00%) H.323
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) MGCP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) VMware