Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 111 116
Rank change year-on-year +22 +5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 41 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.44% 2.09% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.02% 11.85% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 34
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £46,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -0.54% +15.63%
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,875 £30,125
90th Percentile £67,625 £56,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -5.95%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 256 287 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.25% 17.62% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 202 229 368
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £25,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £64,125
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Gloucester +4 11 £35,000 -26.32% 2
Cheltenham -1 3 £41,500 -7.78%
Tewkesbury - 3 £35,000 -
Network Security
South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 33 (80.49%) Security Cleared
2 25 (60.98%) C
3 24 (58.54%) Windows
4 20 (48.78%) Linux
4 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
4 20 (48.78%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (46.34%) Finance
6 17 (41.46%) Python
6 17 (41.46%) Collaborative Working
7 14 (34.15%) DV Cleared
7 14 (34.15%) Cisco
8 12 (29.27%) C++
9 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
9 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
9 11 (26.83%) Test Strategy
10 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
10 10 (24.39%) Firewall
10 10 (24.39%) IPsec
11 9 (21.95%) Embedded C
11 9 (21.95%) Embedded C++
11 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
11 9 (21.95%) OOD
11 9 (21.95%) OO
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
12 8 (19.51%) SDLC
12 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (19.51%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
13 7 (17.07%) VLAN
13 7 (17.07%) Degree

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
1 10 (24.39%) IPsec
2 8 (19.51%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (17.07%) IPv4
3 7 (17.07%) IPv6
3 7 (17.07%) SNMP
3 7 (17.07%) SSH
3 7 (17.07%) SSL
3 7 (17.07%) VLAN
4 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 4 (9.76%) DNS
5 4 (9.76%) Wireless
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.32%) VoIP
6 3 (7.32%) VPN
7 2 (4.88%) SAN
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.32%) Electronics
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Military
5 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Security Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Test and Validation Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Validation Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Verification Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Principal Security Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Python Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) STL
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
1 4 (9.76%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Device Driver
3 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.20%) PKI
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (9.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (9.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (7.32%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.63%) Mac OS X
4 6 (14.63%) Unix
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (41.46%) Collaborative Working
3 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
3 11 (26.83%) Test Strategy
4 9 (21.95%) OO
4 9 (21.95%) OOD
5 8 (19.51%) SDLC
5 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (17.07%) Functional Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Validation
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.76%) ITSM
8 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) Service Management
8 4 (9.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C
2 17 (41.46%) Python
3 12 (29.27%) C++
4 9 (21.95%) Embedded C
4 9 (21.95%) Embedded C++
5 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (80.49%) Security Cleared
2 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
3 14 (34.15%) DV Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) CCENT
5 2 (4.88%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CISSP
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) BitLocker
3 4 (9.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
1 4 (9.76%) SCOM
1 4 (9.76%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) EMC
3 7 (17.07%) Juniper
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) McAfee
5 3 (7.32%) Meraki
5 3 (7.32%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds