Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 121 127
Rank change year-on-year +29 +6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 19 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.39% 0.48% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.92% 3.32% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 17
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,200 £30,750 £36,675
90th Percentile £70,000 £45,750 £54,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 213 271 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.57% 14.40% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 195 244 388
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £25,100 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £57,125 £56,625
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -1.32%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Newport +13 12 £39,625 +5.67% 1
Cardiff +23 7 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Network Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 9 (47.37%) WAN
5 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (36.84%) CCNP
6 7 (36.84%) BGP
7 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
7 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) Unified Communications
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (26.32%) Network Management
8 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (26.32%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) Information Security
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (26.32%) Skype
9 4 (21.05%) CISSP
9 4 (21.05%) WLAN
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (21.05%) DevOps
9 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
9 4 (21.05%) SIEM
9 4 (21.05%) 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (36.84%) BGP
5 6 (31.58%) Unified Communications
5 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (26.32%) Skype
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (21.05%) WLAN
8 3 (15.79%) HTTP
8 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
8 3 (15.79%) VPN
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (10.53%) IPv4
9 2 (10.53%) IPv6
9 2 (10.53%) OSPF
9 2 (10.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Lead Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Information Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Information Risk Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) CentOS
3 3 (15.79%) Debian
3 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Information Security
1 5 (26.32%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) SIEM
3 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (15.79%) Health Informatics
3 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
3 3 (15.79%) Informatics
3 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) C-shell
3 1 (5.26%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CISSP
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) CISA
5 2 (10.53%) CRISC
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) ISSAP
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CISM
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.26%) CREST Certified
6 1 (5.26%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 31000
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat