Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 977 1104 991
Rank change year-on-year +127 -113 +119
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 94 62 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.038% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.25% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 57 53 191
UK median annual salary £52,500 £44,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.32% -17.76% +12.63%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,500 £74,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% -22.22% -

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 21,451 24,518 27,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.60% 14.90% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16,419 19,413 22,536
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Top 11 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 15 October 2019. 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 +152 93 £52,500 +19.32% 18
UK excluding London +89 66 £36,250 +3.57% 13
South East +64 32 £62,500 +56.25% 8
London +108 27 £70,000 +7.69% 5
North of England +24 20 £30,894 -32.84% 2
North West +36 13 £30,894 -32.84% 1
South West +20 11 £70,000 +75.00%
Yorkshire +10 7 £25,000 -
Midlands +38 5 £50,000 +48.15% 1
East Midlands +29 3 £35,000 +87.17%
West Midlands +27 2 £51,250 +46.43% 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 61 (64.89%) DNS
1 61 (64.89%) Active Directory
2 59 (62.77%) Windows
3 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (58.51%) Finance
5 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
6 50 (53.19%) Linux
6 50 (53.19%) Firewall
7 49 (52.13%) Degree
8 48 (51.06%) ITIL
9 47 (50.00%) Patch Management
10 38 (40.43%) VMware
11 37 (39.36%) Unix
11 37 (39.36%) DHCP
12 36 (38.30%) Ansible
13 35 (37.23%) Azure
14 34 (36.17%) Splunk
14 34 (36.17%) Solaris
15 33 (35.11%) C
15 33 (35.11%) SLA
15 33 (35.11%) RHCE
15 33 (35.11%) Firmware
15 33 (35.11%) Information Security
15 33 (35.11%) Management Information System
15 33 (35.11%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (35.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 33 (35.11%) ServiceNow
15 33 (35.11%) Ticket Management
16 32 (34.04%) Windows Server
17 29 (30.85%) VPN

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 29 (30.85%) IIS
2 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.32%) Apache
4 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (37.23%) Azure
2 21 (22.34%) Office 365
3 17 (18.09%) AWS
4 16 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (12.77%) GCP
6 10 (10.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (4.26%) G Suite
8 3 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (3.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (3.19%) GitHub
9 2 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.13%) IaaS
9 2 (2.13%) PaaS
9 2 (2.13%) SaaS
10 1 (1.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (64.89%) DNS
2 50 (53.19%) Firewall
3 37 (39.36%) DHCP
4 29 (30.85%) VPN
5 26 (27.66%) LAN
6 22 (23.40%) WAN
7 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
8 9 (9.57%) BGP
8 9 (9.57%) OSPF
8 9 (9.57%) VLAN
9 8 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (8.51%) MPLS
9 8 (8.51%) Network Security
10 7 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.38%) IPsec
11 6 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (5.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (4.26%) Multicast
13 4 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (4.26%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) Big Data
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) JIRA
2 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
General
1 55 (58.51%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Automotive
2 11 (11.70%) Fire and Rescue
2 11 (11.70%) Police
2 11 (11.70%) Public Sector
2 11 (11.70%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.13%) Cantonese Language
4 2 (2.13%) Front Office
4 2 (2.13%) Japanese Language
4 2 (2.13%) Korean Language
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) International Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 22 (23.40%) Unix Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 12 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Operations Support Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (7.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Associate Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Wintel Support
9 5 (5.32%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Computer Science Graduate
10 4 (4.26%) IT Graduate
10 4 (4.26%) Unix Support
10 4 (4.26%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.47%) Kafka
1 23 (24.47%) LDAP
2 4 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.06%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.11%) Management Information System
2 19 (20.21%) Data Centre
3 12 (12.77%) Public Cloud
4 11 (11.70%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.26%) Replication
6 3 (3.19%) Eurex
7 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.06%) BYOD
8 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.06%) NHS
8 1 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (62.77%) Windows
2 50 (53.19%) Linux
3 37 (39.36%) Unix
4 34 (36.17%) Solaris
5 32 (34.04%) Windows Server
6 16 (17.02%) CentOS
7 15 (15.96%) Windows 10
8 12 (12.77%) Ubuntu
9 10 (10.64%) Debian
10 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.19%) Kali Linux
12 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.06%) Android
13 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (51.06%) ITIL
3 47 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 33 (35.11%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (35.11%) Information Security
4 33 (35.11%) Ticket Management
5 23 (24.47%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (24.47%) GitOps
5 23 (24.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 20 (21.28%) Migration
7 16 (17.02%) Scrum
8 14 (14.89%) DevOps
8 14 (14.89%) Kanban
9 13 (13.83%) Identity Management
10 12 (12.77%) Project Delivery
10 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.70%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (11.70%) Data Security
11 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2
11 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.11%) C
2 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
3 15 (15.96%) Python
4 9 (9.57%) SQL
5 4 (4.26%) Google Apps Script
5 4 (4.26%) Java
6 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.13%) C-shell
6 2 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (52.13%) Degree
2 33 (35.11%) RHCE
3 25 (26.60%) MCP
3 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.26%) CCNP
5 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.26%) CISSP
5 4 (4.26%) JNCIP
5 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) CCNA
7 2 (2.13%) CCIP
8 1 (1.06%) CCIE
8 1 (1.06%) CISM
8 1 (1.06%) GCIA
8 1 (1.06%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (35.11%) SLA
2 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (64.89%) Active Directory
2 33 (35.11%) Firmware
2 33 (35.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (24.47%) NFS
4 14 (14.89%) Docker
5 11 (11.70%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.26%) BitLocker
7 4 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.06%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 36 (38.30%) Ansible
2 14 (14.89%) Puppet
3 13 (13.83%) Single Sign-On
4 12 (12.77%) SCCM
5 11 (11.70%) Kubernetes
5 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 11 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (11.70%) SCOM
6 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 10 (10.64%) WSUS
6 10 (10.64%) yum
7 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
7 4 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (4.26%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.19%) Nessus
8 3 (3.19%) Nmap
8 3 (3.19%) Terraform
9 1 (1.06%) QRadar
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 38 (40.43%) VMware
3 34 (36.17%) Splunk
4 33 (35.11%) ServiceNow
5 26 (27.66%) Oracle
6 24 (25.53%) Cisco
7 15 (15.96%) Google
7 15 (15.96%) Palo Alto
8 14 (14.89%) Citrix
9 12 (12.77%) Red Hat
9 12 (12.77%) SolarWinds
10 11 (11.70%) NetApp
11 4 (4.26%) Arista
11 4 (4.26%) ESET
11 4 (4.26%) Juniper
11 4 (4.26%) Meraki
11 4 (4.26%) SonicWALL
11 4 (4.26%) Veeam
12 3 (3.19%) GL TRADE
12 3 (3.19%) Patsystems