Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 83 126
Rank change year-on-year -19 +43 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.70% 1.61% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.28% 8.56% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 10
South Wales median annual salary £31,500 £40,375 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.98% -5.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £35,500 £31,550
90th Percentile £43,750 £58,125 £45,875
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -7.61%

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 257 257 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.31% 18.80% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 223 235 349
South Wales median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £64,250
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -2.60%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in South Wales

Network Security
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Network Security in South Wales

Network Security
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in South Wales

Network Security
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Cardiff -23 11 £31,500 -30.00% 3
Network Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Office 365
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
3 6 (54.55%) Break/Fix
3 6 (54.55%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) nginx
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) NetScaler

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technologist
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Debian
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Break/Fix
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
1 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat