Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 89 122
Rank change year-on-year -17 +33 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.40% 1.38% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 8.80% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 10
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,625 £34,200 £31,000
90th Percentile £43,500 £70,000 £44,750
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% -5.56%

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 229 216 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.33% 15.65% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 197 198 245
South Wales median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.88% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,600 £24,925 £22,750
90th Percentile £50,200 £55,375 £57,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +5.26%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 -2 6 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Network Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (33.33%) nginx
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (33.33%) Debian
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technologist
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PhD
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat