Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 125 133
Rank change year-on-year +42 +8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 26 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.81% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.90% 3.36% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 7
South Wales median annual salary £40,375 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £34,850 £31,100 £25,350
90th Percentile £50,625 £45,750 £64,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +3.61%

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 292 357 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.35% 16.34% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 271 313 371
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +41 10 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Newport +10 10 £39,250 +22.66%
Monmouthshire - 5 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 - 1
Network Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (46.15%) Citrix
5 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
5 11 (42.31%) CCNP
5 11 (42.31%) VMware
6 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 10 (38.46%) LAN
6 10 (38.46%) WAN
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (30.77%) NetScaler
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (26.92%) VPN
8 7 (26.92%) BGP
9 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
10 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
10 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (19.23%) Network Management
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco ISE

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 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (11.54%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) LAN
2 10 (38.46%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (30.77%) NetScaler
4 7 (26.92%) BGP
4 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
5 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (19.23%) Skype
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (15.38%) WLAN
8 2 (7.69%) IPv4
8 2 (7.69%) IPv6
8 2 (7.69%) OSPF
8 2 (7.69%) SMS
8 2 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Lead Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) CentOS
3 3 (11.54%) Debian
3 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (19.23%) Network Management
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (15.38%) SIEM
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Health Informatics
4 3 (11.54%) Informatics
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.85%) Information Governance
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) Erlang
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNP
3 5 (19.23%) DBS Check
3 5 (19.23%) MCP
3 5 (19.23%) MCSA
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (15.38%) CCDP
4 4 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) CISSP
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) CISM
6 1 (3.85%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.85%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 31000
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Citrix
3 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
6 4 (15.38%) F5
6 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 3 (11.54%) Dell
8 2 (7.69%) EMC