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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 90 78
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 3 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.35% 0.89% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 4.76% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 19
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security 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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 129 231 323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.88% 18.64% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 125 205 251
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 3 months to 28 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
Cardiff - 3 £32,500 -
Network Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
4 1 (16.67%) RMADS
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) FWSM
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (16.67%) MGCP
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) IVR
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) Squid
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) VMware