Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DMZ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DMZ over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1073 1017 1130
Rank change year-on-year -56 +113 -45
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 96 184 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.10% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75 163 154
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +12.63% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £29,300 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%

DMZ 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 25,452 28,141 33,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.88% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20,115 22,864 27,411
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DMZ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DMZ.

Salary trend for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DMZ over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -68 92 £55,000 -8.33% 7
UK excluding London +9 64 £45,000 - 7
South East +33 34 £55,000 +61.76% 1
London -34 31 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Midlands +15 9 £32,500 -27.78%
West Midlands +13 7 £35,000 -22.22%
South West +6 7 £45,000 -
North of England +5 6 £47,500 - 5
East of England +16 5 £40,000 -11.11%
North West +8 5 £47,500 - 5
East Midlands +8 2 £18,700 -60.63%
Yorkshire +34 1 - -
Wales -2 1 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland -23 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing DMZ 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 with a requirement for DMZ.

1 60 (62.50%) Firewall
2 56 (58.33%) LAN
3 45 (46.88%) WAN
4 41 (42.71%) Windows
4 41 (42.71%) Cisco
5 40 (41.67%) VPN
6 32 (33.33%) VLAN
7 31 (32.29%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (31.25%) CCNA
8 30 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 29 (30.21%) Finance
10 27 (28.13%) Active Directory
11 25 (26.04%) DNS
11 25 (26.04%) Network Security
12 24 (25.00%) WLAN
13 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
13 22 (22.92%) CCNP
13 22 (22.92%) VMware
14 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (20.83%) SolarWinds
15 20 (20.83%) Service Management
15 20 (20.83%) DHCP
15 20 (20.83%) Network Architecture
16 19 (19.79%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (19.79%) Risk Management
16 19 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
17 18 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
18 17 (17.71%) Data Centre

DMZ
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.08%) Confluence
5 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.33%) Office 365
4 3 (3.13%) IaaS
5 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.08%) G Suite
5 2 (2.08%) PaaS
5 2 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 60 (62.50%) Firewall
2 56 (58.33%) LAN
3 45 (46.88%) WAN
4 40 (41.67%) VPN
5 32 (33.33%) VLAN
6 25 (26.04%) DNS
6 25 (26.04%) Network Security
7 24 (25.00%) WLAN
8 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
9 20 (20.83%) DHCP
10 18 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (16.67%) MPLS
12 15 (15.63%) NetScaler
13 14 (14.58%) VPLS
14 12 (12.50%) SMTP
15 11 (11.46%) Wireless
16 10 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (9.38%) SAN
18 8 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
18 8 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (3.13%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (30.21%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.08%) Law
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Architect
4 9 (9.38%) IT Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Integration Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) IT Support
8 5 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Head of Software Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) Middleware
2 7 (7.29%) EDI
3 4 (4.17%) .NET
4 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.13%) JSON
4 3 (3.13%) MAPI
4 3 (3.13%) SOAP
4 3 (3.13%) WinForms
4 3 (3.13%) WPF
5 2 (2.08%) LDAP
5 2 (2.08%) Web Services
6 1 (1.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Data Centre
2 16 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 7 (7.29%) Cloud Native
6 6 (6.25%) CESG
6 6 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (4.17%) Hedge funds
9 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
9 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.08%) FlexPod
11 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.04%) Clustering
11 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (1.04%) iPhone
11 1 (1.04%) PDA
11 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.71%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.50%) Linux
4 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.13%) Unix
9 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.04%) Android
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) Network Architecture
1 20 (20.83%) Service Management
2 19 (19.79%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (19.79%) Risk Management
3 18 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (17.71%) Problem Management
5 16 (16.67%) Change Management
5 16 (16.67%) Data Security
5 16 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (16.67%) ITIL
5 16 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 15 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (11.46%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (11.46%) Project Management
8 9 (9.38%) Decision-Making
8 9 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.29%) Microservices
9 7 (7.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 7 (7.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
1 10 (10.42%) SQL
2 9 (9.38%) Python
3 8 (8.33%) Java
4 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.13%) C#
5 3 (3.13%) Perl
5 3 (3.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.08%) Google Apps Script
6 2 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.04%) C++
7 1 (1.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (31.25%) CCNA
3 22 (22.92%) CCNP
4 16 (16.67%) CISSP
4 16 (16.67%) Degree
5 14 (14.58%) CCIE
6 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (5.21%) CCDA
8 5 (5.21%) CCDP
8 5 (5.21%) CCSA
8 5 (5.21%) CISM
8 5 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (4.17%) CISA
9 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.13%) PhD
11 2 (2.08%) MCITP
11 2 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) GDPR
3 1 (1.04%) RMADS
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.54%) vSphere
4 7 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.08%) Docker
6 2 (2.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.04%) NDS
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCCM
2 5 (5.21%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (5.21%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (5.21%) TrustSec
3 4 (4.17%) NetVault Backup
3 4 (4.17%) WSUS
4 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.13%) SCOM
5 2 (2.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.08%) Puppet
6 1 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.04%) Cacti
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Packer
6 1 (1.04%) Terraform
6 1 (1.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (42.71%) Cisco
2 30 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 22 (22.92%) VMware
4 20 (20.83%) SolarWinds
5 17 (17.71%) Citrix
6 16 (16.67%) F5
7 14 (14.58%) Blue Coat
7 14 (14.58%) Forcepoint
7 14 (14.58%) Zscaler
8 11 (11.46%) CheckPoint
8 11 (11.46%) HP
9 6 (6.25%) Infoblox
10 5 (5.21%) Google
10 5 (5.21%) Intel
10 5 (5.21%) Juniper
10 5 (5.21%) McAfee
10 5 (5.21%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.21%) Sophos
11 4 (4.17%) Splunk
11 4 (4.17%) Symantec