Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 106 129
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.62% 0.72% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 4.23% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 4
South Wales median annual salary £31,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.68% +5.56% +12.50%
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £45,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -10.65% +45.16% -27.06%

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 248 260 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.00% 17.09% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 219 242 377
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,094 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.71% -6.42% -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £50,000 £64,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +1 9 £31,500 -33.68%
Network Security
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Break/Fix
2 5 (55.56%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Legal
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) GDPR
4 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) VMware

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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Break/Fix
2 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C-shell
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) GDPR
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat