Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 831 1033 1016
Rank change year-on-year +202 -17 +21
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 54 56 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.039% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.25% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49 48 123
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,850 £28,946 £31,050
90th Percentile £88,750 £125,000 £82,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +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 13,397 22,415 26,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.84% 15.58% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10,498 17,011 20,681
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,192 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +0.42% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +197 53 £60,000 - 5
UK excluding London +207 38 £40,000 -20.00% 5
London +135 16 £61,250 -23.44%
South West +87 15 £80,000 +33.33%
South East +118 12 £25,500 -29.66% 2
North of England +112 6 £37,500 -1.18% 3
Midlands +83 4 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +63 4 £40,000 -33.33%
North West +71 3 £30,894 -18.59% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +70 1 £35,000 -36.36%

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) Azure
3 32 (59.26%) Firewall
4 30 (55.56%) VPN
5 26 (48.15%) Windows Server
6 25 (46.30%) Linux
6 25 (46.30%) VMware
7 24 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (44.44%) DevOps
8 22 (40.74%) Docker
8 22 (40.74%) Google
8 22 (40.74%) AWS
9 21 (38.89%) Ansible
9 21 (38.89%) Cisco
9 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
10 20 (37.04%) Migration
10 20 (37.04%) Kubernetes
10 20 (37.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (35.19%) GCP
11 19 (35.19%) Scrum
12 18 (33.33%) Finance
12 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
13 17 (31.48%) DNS
13 17 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (31.48%) Office 365
13 17 (31.48%) Puppet
13 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
13 17 (31.48%) Project Delivery
14 16 (29.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship 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 10 (18.52%) Cloud Foundry
1 10 (18.52%) OpenStack
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Confluence
4 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) nginx
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 35 (64.81%) Azure
2 22 (40.74%) AWS
3 19 (35.19%) GCP
4 17 (31.48%) Office 365
5 11 (20.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (18.52%) OpenShift
7 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (9.26%) SaaS
9 4 (7.41%) Mimecast
10 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (5.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (5.56%) G Suite
10 3 (5.56%) IaaS
10 3 (5.56%) PaaS
11 2 (3.70%) Route 53
12 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (1.85%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 32 (59.26%) Firewall
2 30 (55.56%) VPN
3 17 (31.48%) DNS
4 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 11 (20.37%) VLAN
6 10 (18.52%) IPsec
7 9 (16.67%) MPLS
8 7 (12.96%) SMTP
8 7 (12.96%) Wireless
9 6 (11.11%) Network Security
10 5 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (9.26%) WAN
10 5 (9.26%) Wireshark
11 4 (7.41%) IPv4
11 4 (7.41%) LAN
11 4 (7.41%) SSL
12 3 (5.56%) HSRP
12 3 (5.56%) tcpdump
13 2 (3.70%) IPv6
13 2 (3.70%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.85%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.85%) KDB
4 1 (1.85%) Kdb+
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) Redmine
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Automotive
2 15 (27.78%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Fire and Rescue
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Police
4 2 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Platform Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Principal Architect
4 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Graduate
6 4 (7.41%) IT Graduate
6 4 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Risk Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Security Assurance Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Django
1 2 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (3.70%) Redux
1 2 (3.70%) Sass
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.85%) ModSecurity
2 1 (1.85%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.85%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.85%) Blog
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Eurex
4 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 25 (46.30%) Linux
4 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 9 (16.67%) CentOS
5 9 (16.67%) Debian
6 8 (14.81%) Ubuntu
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
9 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (3.70%) Solaris
11 1 (1.85%) Kali Linux
11 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.85%) SUSE
11 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) DevOps
2 20 (37.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (37.04%) Migration
3 19 (35.19%) Scrum
4 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (31.48%) Project Delivery
6 16 (29.63%) Customer Requirements
6 16 (29.63%) Kanban
6 16 (29.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 16 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Automation
7 10 (18.52%) Machine Learning
7 10 (18.52%) Software Architecture
8 8 (14.81%) Capacity Management
8 8 (14.81%) Information Security
8 8 (14.81%) ISMS
9 7 (12.96%) Microservices
9 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
10 6 (11.11%) Coaching
10 6 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Python
2 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.81%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Google Apps Script
4 3 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) C
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) C-shell
6 1 (1.85%) Go
6 1 (1.85%) Korn
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.93%) CCNA
3 8 (14.81%) CCNP
3 8 (14.81%) RHCE
4 6 (11.11%) CISSP
4 6 (11.11%) Degree
5 5 (9.26%) CISM
6 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CCDA
7 1 (1.85%) CCDP
7 1 (1.85%) CCIE
7 1 (1.85%) CCSA
7 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.85%) CRISC
7 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.41%) GDPR
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.85%) NCSC
System Software
1 24 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (40.74%) Docker
3 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.85%) BIND 9
6 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.85%) LXC
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) zsh
Systems Management
1 21 (38.89%) Ansible
2 20 (37.04%) Kubernetes
3 17 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (31.48%) Puppet
4 14 (25.93%) Terraform
5 10 (18.52%) Docker Swarm
5 10 (18.52%) Mesos
5 10 (18.52%) Packer
6 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 7 (12.96%) WSUS
6 7 (12.96%) yum
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (7.41%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (5.56%) SCOM
10 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (3.70%) SCCM
11 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) VMware
2 22 (40.74%) Google
3 21 (38.89%) Cisco
4 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.52%) SaltStack
6 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
7 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds
8 5 (9.26%) HP
9 4 (7.41%) Palo Alto
9 4 (7.41%) Sophos
10 2 (3.70%) F5
10 2 (3.70%) NetApp
10 2 (3.70%) Splunk
11 1 (1.85%) CQG
11 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.85%) ION Trading
11 1 (1.85%) Patsystems
11 1 (1.85%) Reuters
11 1 (1.85%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.85%) Trayport