Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1089 1023 1081
Rank change year-on-year -66 +58 +12
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 59 187 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.67% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 51 181 109
UK median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -5.26%

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 24,095 27,822 31,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.90% 15.63% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19,018 22,616 26,185
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
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 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Top 13 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 12 November 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 -67 58 £43,250 -27.92% 14
UK excluding London -9 39 £35,000 -22.22% 11
London -36 20 £67,500 +1.89% 4
North of England +15 11 £46,000 -23.33% 4
East of England - 11 £35,000 - 1
North West -2 10 £46,000 -23.33% 4
South East +23 8 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Midlands +15 6 £35,000 -7.89%
West Midlands +22 5 £35,000 +12.90%
South West 0 2 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +30 1 - -
East Midlands +9 1 £18,700 -60.63%
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 49 (83.05%) Firewall
2 38 (64.41%) LAN
2 38 (64.41%) WAN
3 33 (55.93%) Windows
4 30 (50.85%) VPN
5 24 (40.68%) VMware
6 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
6 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
7 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
7 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
7 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
8 20 (33.90%) VLAN
9 19 (32.20%) Cisco
10 18 (30.51%) DNS
11 15 (25.42%) Network Security
12 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
13 13 (22.03%) Veeam
13 13 (22.03%) CISSP
13 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
13 13 (22.03%) SQL
14 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
14 12 (20.34%) Wireless
14 12 (20.34%) Project Management
14 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
16 10 (16.95%) Finance
16 10 (16.95%) BGP
16 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Office

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 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) G Suite
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (83.05%) Firewall
2 38 (64.41%) LAN
2 38 (64.41%) WAN
3 30 (50.85%) VPN
4 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
5 20 (33.90%) VLAN
6 18 (30.51%) DNS
7 15 (25.42%) Network Security
8 12 (20.34%) Wireless
9 10 (16.95%) BGP
10 8 (13.56%) DHCP
10 8 (13.56%) IPv4
11 7 (11.86%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (11.86%) Wireless Security
12 6 (10.17%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (10.17%) DKIM
12 6 (10.17%) DMARC
12 6 (10.17%) Internet
12 6 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (10.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Security Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) Security Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) IT Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Security Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) LAMP
2 1 (1.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Life Science
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.69%) iPhone
6 1 (1.69%) PDA
6 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.93%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.17%) Linux
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) Unix
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 12 (20.34%) Project Management
2 11 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (15.25%) CRM
4 9 (15.25%) High Availability
5 7 (11.86%) Decision-Making
5 7 (11.86%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (11.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.17%) Identity Management
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
6 6 (10.17%) Network Architecture
6 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.17%) Service Management
7 5 (8.47%) Information Security
7 5 (8.47%) ITSM
7 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
3 7 (11.86%) Python
4 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.08%) Java
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) CISSP
2 9 (15.25%) Degree
3 7 (11.86%) CCNA
3 7 (11.86%) CCNP
3 7 (11.86%) CISA
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.86%) CISM
4 4 (6.78%) CCDA
4 4 (6.78%) CCDP
4 4 (6.78%) CCSA
5 3 (5.08%) GCIA
5 3 (5.08%) SANS
6 2 (3.39%) CEH
6 2 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.39%) MCSE
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.39%) SSCP
7 1 (1.69%) CCIE
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.39%) GDPR
4 1 (1.69%) COBIT
4 1 (1.69%) GPG13
4 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.47%) vSphere
5 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.39%) XenApp
7 1 (1.69%) Docker
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (6.78%) TrustSec
3 3 (5.08%) NetVault Backup
4 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.69%) Packer
5 1 (1.69%) Puppet
5 1 (1.69%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) Terraform
5 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) VMware
2 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 19 (32.20%) Cisco
4 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
4 13 (22.03%) Veeam
5 9 (15.25%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (13.56%) Splunk
7 7 (11.86%) HP
8 5 (8.47%) McAfee
8 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.78%) Citrix
9 4 (6.78%) Infoblox
9 4 (6.78%) Intel
9 4 (6.78%) Riverbed
10 3 (5.08%) Darktrace
10 3 (5.08%) Sophos
11 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.39%) Forcepoint
11 2 (3.39%) Juniper
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle