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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 88 90
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.12% 0.27% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 1.41% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 109 213 287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.29% 18.88% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 100 189 252
Median salary £35,094 £35,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.14% -4.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 June 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
Monmouthshire - 4 - -
Cardiff +14 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 -
Network Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) CCNP
6 4 (36.36%) MCP
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) MCSA
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
6 4 (36.36%) DBS Check
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) CCDP
7 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) HSRP
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) H.323
6 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (9.09%) L2TP
6 1 (9.09%) MGCP
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) PPTP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Fintech
1 1 (9.09%) IVR
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile First
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) DBS Check
2 4 (36.36%) MCP
2 4 (36.36%) MCSA
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCDP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Aruba
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds