Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DMZ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DMZ over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 974 1060 1079
Rank change year-on-year +86 +19 +32
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 176 137 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.078% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.46% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 170 102 179
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,175 £36,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

DMZ 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26461 30094 34640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.71% 17.05% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21562 24823 28797
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DMZ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in England

DMZ
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DMZ in England.

Salary trend for DMZ in England

DMZ
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DMZ in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DMZ in England

DMZ
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 107 £67,500 +3.85% 3
North of England +21 23 £60,000 +46.34%
South West +13 22 £45,000 +12.50%
North West +6 18 £60,000 +37.93%
Midlands +25 15 £31,000 -22.50%
West Midlands +19 14 £31,000 -22.50%
South East +31 9 £32,250 -28.33%
North East - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +2 2 £60,000 +54.84%
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
DMZ
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing DMZ 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 England region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 162 (92.05%) Firewall
2 109 (61.93%) WAN
3 91 (51.70%) Microsoft
4 86 (48.86%) VPN
5 80 (45.45%) DNS
6 78 (44.32%) LAN
7 76 (43.18%) DHCP
8 73 (41.48%) Windows
9 70 (39.77%) Active Directory
9 70 (39.77%) Network Security
10 61 (34.66%) Cisco
11 60 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
12 58 (32.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 48 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (24.43%) MPLS
15 40 (22.73%) OSPF
16 39 (22.16%) ITIL
17 38 (21.59%) BGP
17 38 (21.59%) High Availability
17 38 (21.59%) IaaS
17 38 (21.59%) Windows Server
18 37 (21.02%) Project Management
18 37 (21.02%) Linux
18 37 (21.02%) Degree
19 36 (20.45%) SQL Server
20 35 (19.89%) TCP/IP
20 35 (19.89%) Juniper
20 35 (19.89%) VPLS
20 35 (19.89%) PaaS
21 34 (19.32%) Finance

DMZ
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 30 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.07%) Confluence
3 13 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.39%) IIS
4 9 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.11%) SAS
5 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.27%) Apache
7 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.14%) Jetty
8 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (2.84%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (32.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (21.59%) IaaS
3 35 (19.89%) PaaS
4 33 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (13.64%) Office 365
6 13 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.84%) SaaS
9 4 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.70%) G Suite
11 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 162 (92.05%) Firewall
2 109 (61.93%) WAN
3 86 (48.86%) VPN
4 80 (45.45%) DNS
5 78 (44.32%) LAN
6 76 (43.18%) DHCP
7 70 (39.77%) Network Security
8 43 (24.43%) MPLS
9 40 (22.73%) OSPF
10 38 (21.59%) BGP
11 35 (19.89%) TCP/IP
11 35 (19.89%) VPLS
12 33 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
12 33 (18.75%) EIGRP
13 32 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (17.61%) Multicast
15 30 (17.05%) SMTP
16 26 (14.77%) FTP
17 25 (14.20%) Spanning Tree
18 24 (13.64%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.70%) MySQL
4 2 (1.14%) Big Data
4 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.57%) GIS
5 1 (0.57%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 23 (13.07%) JIRA
2 23 (13.07%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (19.32%) Finance
2 12 (6.82%) Law
3 9 (5.11%) Banking
4 7 (3.98%) Retail
5 5 (2.84%) French Language
5 5 (2.84%) German Language
6 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.70%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (33.52%) Network Engineer
2 40 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 32 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (17.61%) Network Security Engineer
5 30 (17.05%) Azure Engineer
6 27 (15.34%) Architect
7 23 (13.07%) Cloud Engineer
7 23 (13.07%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (11.36%) Azure DevOps
8 20 (11.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 20 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (9.66%) Cloud Specialist
9 17 (9.66%) DevOps Specialist
9 17 (9.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 14 (7.95%) Analyst
10 14 (7.95%) Security Architect
11 12 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
12 11 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (6.25%) Network Architect
12 11 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.77%) .NET
2 5 (2.84%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.27%) Web Services
4 3 (1.70%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.70%) Middleware
4 3 (1.70%) WAP
5 2 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (13.64%) CESG
3 23 (13.07%) Eurex
4 19 (10.80%) Management Information System
5 14 (7.95%) Replication
6 12 (6.82%) Clustering
7 11 (6.25%) Data Centre
8 10 (5.68%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (3.41%) Cybercrime
9 6 (3.41%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (2.84%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.84%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.70%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.70%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.70%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.14%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.57%) iPhone
13 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (41.48%) Windows
2 38 (21.59%) Windows Server
3 37 (21.02%) Linux
4 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.41%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.84%) Unix
9 3 (1.70%) CentOS
9 3 (1.70%) Solaris
9 3 (1.70%) SUSE
9 3 (1.70%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.70%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.14%) Kali Linux
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.57%) AIX
11 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.16%) ITIL
3 38 (21.59%) High Availability
4 37 (21.02%) Project Management
5 32 (18.18%) DevOps
6 29 (16.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 29 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 27 (15.34%) Network Design
9 26 (14.77%) BDD
9 26 (14.77%) Information Security
9 26 (14.77%) TDD
10 24 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
10 24 (13.64%) Network Packet Analysis
11 22 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
12 21 (11.93%) Incident Management
13 18 (10.23%) SIEM
14 15 (8.52%) Kalman Filter
14 15 (8.52%) Service Management
15 14 (7.95%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.91%) Java
2 17 (9.66%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.82%) SQL
3 12 (6.82%) VBScript
4 6 (3.41%) Python
5 4 (2.27%) Perl
6 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.70%) Google Apps Script
6 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.14%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) JCL
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (21.02%) Degree
3 34 (19.32%) CCNA
4 30 (17.05%) CISSP
5 24 (13.64%) CCIP
5 24 (13.64%) JNCIP
6 23 (13.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 22 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 22 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 21 (11.93%) DV Cleared
9 13 (7.39%) CCNP
10 5 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.84%) SSCP
11 3 (1.70%) CCDP
11 3 (1.70%) CCIE
12 2 (1.14%) CEH
12 2 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (1.14%) CISM
12 2 (1.14%) IISP
12 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.98%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.84%) GDPR
4 4 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (1.14%) SLA
7 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 70 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 29 (16.48%) vSphere
3 25 (14.20%) Docker
4 21 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.84%) XenApp
7 4 (2.27%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.70%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.57%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (14.20%) Puppet
2 8 (4.55%) vCenter Server
3 6 (3.41%) WSUS
4 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.70%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.14%) Ansible
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.14%) Rancher
7 2 (1.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (51.70%) Microsoft
2 61 (34.66%) Cisco
3 35 (19.89%) Juniper
4 29 (16.48%) Splunk
5 24 (13.64%) Arista
6 23 (13.07%) IBM
7 22 (12.50%) VMware
8 13 (7.39%) CheckPoint
9 12 (6.82%) Google
10 10 (5.68%) Veeam
11 8 (4.55%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.98%) Citrix
12 7 (3.98%) F5
13 6 (3.41%) HP
13 6 (3.41%) Palo Alto
14 3 (1.70%) arcserve
14 3 (1.70%) CA
14 3 (1.70%) Dell
14 3 (1.70%) NYFIX
14 3 (1.70%) Veritas