Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 116 128
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.46% 0.25% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 1.71% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 16
South Wales median annual salary £42,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.14% -22.22% +5.88%
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 185 234 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.19% 14.76% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 166 222 403
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,375 £50,000 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +7 4 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Newport +9 2 £70,000 +86.67% 4
Network Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Legal
3 3 (50.00%) GDPR
3 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 31000
4 2 (33.33%) ISSAP
4 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) CRISC
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing

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%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Information Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Information Risk Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C-shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) CRISC
3 2 (33.33%) ISSAP
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 31000
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat