Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 654 969 1111
Rank change year-on-year +315 +142 -78
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 50 99 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.073% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.47% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 54 62 60
Median annual salary £65,000 £58,750 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.64% +15.76% -15.42%
10th Percentile £34,075 £24,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,500 £82,375 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -27.27% +33.33% -8.33%

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 8,247 20,918 24,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.01% 15.41% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,642 16,282 18,920
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DMZ.

Salary trend for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DMZ over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 2020. 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 +300 47 £65,000 +10.64% 15
UK excluding London +239 25 £40,000 -27.27% 6
London +262 22 £75,000 +7.14% 9
South East +170 12 £62,500 -1.96% 2
North of England +129 11 £38,929 +26.01% 3
Work from Home 0 8 £77,000 +33.91% 1
North West +111 7 £70,000 +126.58%
Yorkshire +91 4 £34,500 +38.00% 3
Midlands +120 2 £41,000 -18.00% 1
West Midlands +94 1 £47,500 -9.52% 1
East Midlands +83 1 £34,500 -1.43%

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 34 (68.00%) Firewall
2 33 (66.00%) VPN
3 23 (46.00%) DNS
4 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (42.00%) Windows
6 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 20 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 20 (40.00%) Azure
7 19 (38.00%) VMware
8 18 (36.00%) TCP/IP
8 18 (36.00%) Cisco
9 13 (26.00%) WAN
9 13 (26.00%) DHCP
9 13 (26.00%) LAN
9 13 (26.00%) Wireless
9 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (26.00%) SolarWinds
9 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
10 12 (24.00%) Information Security
10 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (22.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) Fortinet
11 11 (22.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (20.00%) Citrix
12 10 (20.00%) Internet
12 10 (20.00%) ITIL
13 9 (18.00%) Sophos
13 9 (18.00%) CCNA
13 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Management

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 6 (12.00%) Confluence
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) Azure
2 9 (18.00%) Office 365
3 8 (16.00%) AWS
3 8 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (12.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (12.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 6 (12.00%) IaaS
4 6 (12.00%) PaaS
4 6 (12.00%) SaaS
5 5 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (68.00%) Firewall
2 33 (66.00%) VPN
3 23 (46.00%) DNS
4 18 (36.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (26.00%) DHCP
5 13 (26.00%) LAN
5 13 (26.00%) WAN
5 13 (26.00%) Wireless
6 10 (20.00%) Internet
7 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (14.00%) NetScaler
9 6 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (12.00%) MPLS
9 6 (12.00%) SSL
10 5 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (10.00%) IPsec
10 5 (10.00%) Network Security
10 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (8.00%) VLAN
11 4 (8.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.00%) HBase
2 2 (4.00%) Impala
2 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Bitbucket
1 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.00%) Gradle
1 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
1 6 (12.00%) Maven
2 3 (6.00%) Artifactory
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
2 6 (12.00%) Billing
3 3 (6.00%) Local Government
4 2 (4.00%) Fire and Rescue
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Security Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) LAN Security Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Security Incident Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) XMPP
2 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.00%) Check Point GAiA
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (6.00%) Solaris
7 3 (6.00%) Unix
8 2 (4.00%) CentOS
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.00%) Android
9 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Information Security
2 11 (22.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.00%) Analytics
6 7 (14.00%) SIEM
7 6 (12.00%) Change Control
7 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (12.00%) DevOps
7 6 (12.00%) High Availability
7 6 (12.00%) Identity Management
7 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (12.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (12.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 6 (12.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) CCNA
3 6 (12.00%) GCFA
3 6 (12.00%) GCIH
4 4 (8.00%) CCNP
5 3 (6.00%) Degree
6 2 (4.00%) CISM
6 2 (4.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) Docker
3 6 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (12.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.00%) Firmware
5 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (12.00%) Ansible
2 6 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (12.00%) Terraform
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco CME
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (10.00%) Nessus
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) VMware
3 18 (36.00%) Cisco
4 13 (26.00%) SolarWinds
5 11 (22.00%) Fortinet
6 10 (20.00%) Citrix
7 9 (18.00%) Sophos
8 6 (12.00%) Ivanti
8 6 (12.00%) Palo Alto
9 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (10.00%) F5
9 5 (10.00%) HP
9 5 (10.00%) WatchGuard
10 4 (8.00%) Ekahau
11 3 (6.00%) Meraki
11 3 (6.00%) NetApp
11 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
11 3 (6.00%) Splunk
12 2 (4.00%) Oracle
12 2 (4.00%) Red Hat