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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 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1134 967 736
Rank change year-on-year -167 -231 +329
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 80 58 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.050% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 50 36 34
10th Percentile £39,993 £30,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £48,000 £34,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £62,500 £37,250
Median % change year-on-year -30.40% +67.79% -35.22%
75th Percentile £65,938 £68,750 £64,688
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £60,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year -31.67% +73.91% +11.67%

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 21,518 15,154 9,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.03% 13.06% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11,984 10,453 7,479
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,248 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -141 65 £42,284 -30.96% 20
UK excluding London -61 49 £41,000 -31.67% 9
North West -42 31 £41,000 +30.16% 3
North of England -49 31 £41,000 -3.53% 3
London -158 18 £67,869 +4.41% 11
Midlands -41 10 £55,000 -18.52% 3
West Midlands -63 7 £46,500 -31.11% 2
Work from Home -200 7 £50,000 -23.08% 3
East of England -55 5 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £66,250 - 1
Scotland -49 2 £70,000 -15.15%
South West -35 1 £87,500 +84.21%
Northern Ireland - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 48 (60.00%) Firewall
2 37 (46.25%) AWS
3 34 (42.50%) VPN
4 30 (37.50%) Degree
5 28 (35.00%) Retail
5 28 (35.00%) Internet
5 28 (35.00%) PaaS
5 28 (35.00%) IaaS
6 26 (32.50%) SSL
7 25 (31.25%) Project Management
7 25 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
7 25 (31.25%) Agile
7 25 (31.25%) Open Source
7 25 (31.25%) SaaS
8 24 (30.00%) HTTP
8 24 (30.00%) CSS
8 24 (30.00%) Oracle
9 23 (28.75%) CRM
9 23 (28.75%) E-Commerce
9 23 (28.75%) ERP
9 23 (28.75%) HTML
9 23 (28.75%) Java
9 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
9 23 (28.75%) PHP
9 23 (28.75%) FTP
9 23 (28.75%) IBM
9 23 (28.75%) Extranet
9 23 (28.75%) ATG
9 23 (28.75%) CMS
9 23 (28.75%) WebSphere

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 23 (28.75%) Apache Solr
1 23 (28.75%) CMS
1 23 (28.75%) Headless CMS
1 23 (28.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 37 (46.25%) AWS
2 28 (35.00%) IaaS
2 28 (35.00%) PaaS
3 25 (31.25%) SaaS
4 23 (28.75%) Amplience
4 23 (28.75%) SAP Commerce Cloud
5 20 (25.00%) Azure
6 9 (11.25%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (5.00%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (2.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 48 (60.00%) Firewall
2 34 (42.50%) VPN
3 28 (35.00%) Internet
4 26 (32.50%) SSL
5 24 (30.00%) HTTP
6 23 (28.75%) Extranet
6 23 (28.75%) FTP
6 23 (28.75%) SSH
7 15 (18.75%) WAN
8 14 (17.50%) LAN
9 9 (11.25%) DNS
10 8 (10.00%) BGP
10 8 (10.00%) MPLS
11 7 (8.75%) Network Security
11 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
12 6 (7.50%) DHCP
12 6 (7.50%) Multicast
12 6 (7.50%) OSPF
12 6 (7.50%) VLAN
12 6 (7.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 28 (35.00%) Retail
2 13 (16.25%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Social Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Documentation Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Legal
5 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Local Government
6 1 (1.25%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Architect
1 23 (28.75%) Solutions Architect
1 23 (28.75%) Technical Architect
1 23 (28.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 12 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (6.25%) DBA
3 5 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 5 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
3 5 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 5 (6.25%) Security Manager
3 5 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (3.75%) Team Leader
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) CSS
2 23 (28.75%) AngularJS
2 23 (28.75%) HTML
2 23 (28.75%) HTML5
2 23 (28.75%) Node.js
2 23 (28.75%) React
2 23 (28.75%) Vue.js
3 3 (3.75%) ARM Templates
3 3 (3.75%) OAuth
3 3 (3.75%) OpenID
3 3 (3.75%) SAML
4 2 (2.50%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.50%) OpenTelemetry
5 1 (1.25%) LDAP
5 1 (1.25%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Blog
2 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.25%) Eurex
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.75%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.75%) Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) BYOD
6 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Linux
2 10 (12.50%) Unix
3 8 (10.00%) Windows
4 5 (6.25%) Solaris
4 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.75%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Agile
1 25 (31.25%) Open Source
1 25 (31.25%) Project Management
1 25 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
2 23 (28.75%) Computer Science
2 23 (28.75%) Content Management
2 23 (28.75%) CRM
2 23 (28.75%) Customer Experience
2 23 (28.75%) E-Commerce
2 23 (28.75%) ERP
2 23 (28.75%) Knowledge Transfer
2 23 (28.75%) Lean Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) Personalization
2 23 (28.75%) Project Delivery
2 23 (28.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 23 (28.75%) Technical Leadership
2 23 (28.75%) Thought Leadership
2 23 (28.75%) Workshop Facilitation
3 12 (15.00%) ITIL
4 10 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) Java
1 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
1 23 (28.75%) PHP
2 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.25%) SQL
4 3 (3.75%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (37.50%) Degree
2 18 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.75%) CCNP
4 5 (6.25%) JNCIP
5 4 (5.00%) Azure Certification
5 4 (5.00%) CCA
5 4 (5.00%) CCIE
5 4 (5.00%) CCNA
5 4 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (3.75%) CCSP
6 3 (3.75%) CISSP
7 1 (1.25%) CCSA
7 1 (1.25%) SANS
7 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.25%) NIST
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.75%) Docker
3 3 (3.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Terraform
2 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.50%) Grafana
3 2 (2.50%) Nessus
3 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.50%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.50%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.25%) Ansible
4 1 (1.25%) PingFederate
4 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Oracle
2 23 (28.75%) ATG
2 23 (28.75%) IBM
3 18 (22.50%) Cisco
4 11 (13.75%) Palo Alto
5 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.00%) VMware
6 6 (7.50%) Juniper
7 5 (6.25%) Arista
7 5 (6.25%) ION Trading
7 5 (6.25%) Patsystems
7 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.25%) Trayport
8 4 (5.00%) Citrix
8 4 (5.00%) Vyatta
9 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.75%) HP
9 3 (3.75%) NetApp
10 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.50%) Veeam