The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for DMZ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
England / North West
Rank 243 234 255
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21  
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 6 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.098% 0.070% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £26,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +65.09% -35.75%  

DMZ 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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 904 850 1125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.72% 14.95% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 701 693 862
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in the North West

DMZ
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for DMZ in the North West

DMZ
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DMZ in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DMZ in the North West

DMZ
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +10 3 £42,500 +19.71%
Manchester -15 3 £46,750 +16.87%
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 North West region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Life Science
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless Security
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Splunk
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless Security
6 2 (18.18%) IPsec
6 2 (18.18%) IPv4
6 2 (18.18%) IPv6
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) ISDN
7 1 (9.09%) PSTN
7 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) VMS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Server Hardening
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Online Security
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) VB
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CISMP
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds