Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1012 1114 1056
Rank change year-on-year +102 -58 +74
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 182 150 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.45% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 162 152 181
UK median annual salary £53,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.63% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,150 £25,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 28089 33218 37483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.96% 16.88% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22733 27521 30516
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 +103 170 £56,750 +16.41% 5
London +76 100 £67,500 +3.85% 3
UK excluding London +58 81 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Midlands +56 21 £45,000 +17.65%
West Midlands +36 20 £45,000 +17.65%
South West +5 17 £45,000 -10.00%
North of England +11 16 £53,750 +19.44% 1
South East +47 15 £33,000 -34.00% 1
North West -20 13 £47,500 +4.40% 1
Scotland - 10 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +19 2 £60,000 +33.33%
East of England -25 1 £45,000 +69.81%
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
North East - 1 £27,000 -
Wales - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing DMZ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DMZ.

1 140 (76.92%) Firewall
2 90 (49.45%) WAN
2 90 (49.45%) Microsoft
3 79 (43.41%) Windows
4 77 (42.31%) Network Security
5 75 (41.21%) VPN
6 68 (37.36%) DNS
7 66 (36.26%) Active Directory
8 62 (34.07%) LAN
9 58 (31.87%) DHCP
10 56 (30.77%) Cisco
10 56 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
11 50 (27.47%) ITIL
12 46 (25.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 45 (24.73%) Finance
14 42 (23.08%) SQL Server
15 41 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (21.98%) Windows Server
17 39 (21.43%) High Availability
18 37 (20.33%) Project Management
18 37 (20.33%) OSPF
19 36 (19.78%) Information Security
20 35 (19.23%) IaaS
21 34 (18.68%) VLAN
22 33 (18.13%) MPLS
23 32 (17.58%) MS Exchange
23 32 (17.58%) Degree
23 32 (17.58%) PaaS
24 31 (17.03%) Cisco IOS
25 30 (16.48%) SMTP

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 32 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (12.09%) SharePoint
3 20 (10.99%) IIS
4 16 (8.79%) Confluence
5 10 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.65%) SAS
8 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.10%) Jetty
9 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.55%) Apache
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 13 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
1 13 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (25.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (19.23%) IaaS
3 32 (17.58%) PaaS
4 20 (10.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (8.24%) Office 365
6 8 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (3.85%) SaaS
8 4 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.10%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 140 (76.92%) Firewall
2 90 (49.45%) WAN
3 77 (42.31%) Network Security
4 75 (41.21%) VPN
5 68 (37.36%) DNS
6 62 (34.07%) LAN
7 58 (31.87%) DHCP
8 37 (20.33%) OSPF
9 34 (18.68%) VLAN
10 33 (18.13%) MPLS
11 31 (17.03%) Cisco IOS
12 30 (16.48%) BGP
12 30 (16.48%) SMTP
13 27 (14.84%) TCP/IP
14 23 (12.64%) Internet
15 21 (11.54%) FTP
15 21 (11.54%) VPLS
16 20 (10.99%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (10.99%) IPsec
16 20 (10.99%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.65%) Maltego
5 2 (1.10%) Big Data
5 2 (1.10%) DB2
5 2 (1.10%) GIS
5 2 (1.10%) MySQL
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 16 (8.79%) JIRA
2 16 (8.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (24.73%) Finance
2 13 (7.14%) Law
3 11 (6.04%) Banking
4 7 (3.85%) Retail
5 6 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.75%) French Language
6 5 (2.75%) German Language
7 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.10%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (26.37%) Network Engineer
2 37 (20.33%) Architect
3 31 (17.03%) Security Engineer
4 23 (12.64%) Azure Engineer
4 23 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (10.99%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (8.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (8.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
8 14 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 14 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (7.14%) Analyst
9 13 (7.14%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.04%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (5.49%) Cloud Specialist
11 10 (5.49%) DevOps Specialist
11 10 (5.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 10 (5.49%) IT Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.89%) .NET
2 7 (3.85%) SAML
3 6 (3.30%) OAuth
4 4 (2.20%) Middleware
5 3 (1.65%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.10%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.10%) JSON
6 2 (1.10%) REST
6 2 (1.10%) Web Services
6 2 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.55%) MAPI
7 1 (0.55%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.48%) Data Centre
2 26 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (12.09%) Management Information System
4 19 (10.44%) CESG
5 17 (9.34%) Replication
6 15 (8.24%) Clustering
7 12 (6.59%) Eurex
8 8 (4.40%) Cybercrime
9 7 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (3.30%) Client/Server
10 6 (3.30%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.75%) Public Cloud
11 5 (2.75%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (2.20%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (1.65%) Internet of Things
13 3 (1.65%) Taxonomies
14 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (1.10%) PKI
14 2 (1.10%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 79 (43.41%) Windows
2 40 (21.98%) Windows Server
3 28 (15.38%) Linux
4 19 (10.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.20%) Unix
8 3 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.65%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.10%) Kali Linux
9 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.55%) Android
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.47%) ITIL
2 41 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (21.43%) High Availability
4 37 (20.33%) Project Management
5 36 (19.78%) Information Security
6 28 (15.38%) DevOps
7 27 (14.84%) Time Management
8 23 (12.64%) Change Management
9 22 (12.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (12.09%) Performance Testing
9 22 (12.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (11.54%) Network Design
11 19 (10.44%) Infrastructure Management
11 19 (10.44%) SIEM
12 18 (9.89%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (9.34%) Service Management
13 17 (9.34%) Virtual Environments
14 16 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (8.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.29%) Java
1 26 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.09%) SQL
3 17 (9.34%) VBScript
4 9 (4.95%) Python
5 5 (2.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.65%) Perl
6 3 (1.65%) Ruby
7 2 (1.10%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 56 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (17.58%) Degree
3 27 (14.84%) CCNA
4 22 (12.09%) CCNP
4 22 (12.09%) CISSP
5 17 (9.34%) DV Cleared
5 17 (9.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 17 (9.34%) SC Cleared
5 17 (9.34%) Security Cleared
6 13 (7.14%) CCIP
6 13 (7.14%) JNCIP
7 8 (4.40%) CCDP
8 6 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.20%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.10%) CISM
11 2 (1.10%) MCSE
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (1.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.40%) SLA
3 7 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.75%) GDPR
4 5 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (1.10%) QA
7 1 (0.55%) COBIT
7 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 66 (36.26%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.99%) vSphere
4 18 (9.89%) Docker
5 15 (8.24%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.85%) XenApp
7 4 (2.20%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.65%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.10%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.55%) Snort
10 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (9.89%) Puppet
2 13 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (6.59%) vCenter Server
4 8 (4.40%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (3.85%) SCCM
5 7 (3.85%) SCOM
6 6 (3.30%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (3.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.10%) Ansible
8 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.10%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.10%) Rancher
8 2 (1.10%) WSUS
9 1 (0.55%) Nessus
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 90 (49.45%) Microsoft
2 56 (30.77%) Cisco
3 27 (14.84%) VMware
4 24 (13.19%) Juniper
5 22 (12.09%) Splunk
6 19 (10.44%) IBM
7 18 (9.89%) Palo Alto
8 15 (8.24%) CheckPoint
8 15 (8.24%) Citrix
9 13 (7.14%) Arista
10 9 (4.95%) F5
11 8 (4.40%) NetApp
12 7 (3.85%) Siemens
13 6 (3.30%) CA
14 5 (2.75%) Google
14 5 (2.75%) Veeam
15 4 (2.20%) Dell
15 4 (2.20%) HP
15 4 (2.20%) Oracle
15 4 (2.20%) SolarWinds