Period
to 12 May 2021

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 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 831 870 1060
Rank change year-on-year +39 +190 -9
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 54 58 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.059% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 49
10th Percentile £42,250 £26,789 £41,450
25th Percentile £56,250 £32,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £66,875 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £79,400 £88,750 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +56.25% -20.00% -4.06%

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 11,403 14,744 22,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.86% 14.96% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,551 11,771 17,266
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 12 May 2021.

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 May 2021. 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 +58 50 £62,500 +8.70% 14
UK excluding London +46 39 £62,500 +56.25% 7
South East +52 18 £62,500 +145.10% 2
Work from Home -156 13 £62,500 +8.70%
London +55 12 £65,000 +13.04% 7
North of England 0 9 £50,000 +61.85%
Midlands +4 7 £67,500 +68.75% 4
West Midlands -3 7 £67,500 +17.39% 3
North West +26 6 £42,500 +37.57%
Yorkshire -9 4 £57,500 +53.33%
East of England - 4 - -
South West -31 1 £47,500 -40.63% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, 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 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 28 (51.85%) Azure
2 28 (51.85%) DevOps
3 25 (46.30%) PaaS
4 24 (44.44%) SaaS
4 24 (44.44%) IaaS
5 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
6 21 (38.89%) Finance
6 21 (38.89%) Kubernetes
6 21 (38.89%) Docker
6 21 (38.89%) Terraform
7 20 (37.04%) Linux
7 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 20 (37.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 19 (35.19%) DNS
8 19 (35.19%) Identity Management
8 19 (35.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (33.33%) Ansible
9 18 (33.33%) Billing
9 18 (33.33%) ITIL
10 17 (31.48%) SQL
10 17 (31.48%) Configuration Management
10 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (31.48%) Maven
10 17 (31.48%) JIRA
10 17 (31.48%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (31.48%) Azure Data Factory
10 17 (31.48%) Network Virtualisation
10 17 (31.48%) Bitbucket
10 17 (31.48%) Jenkins

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 17 (31.48%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) JBoss
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (51.85%) Azure
2 25 (46.30%) PaaS
3 24 (44.44%) IaaS
3 24 (44.44%) SaaS
4 20 (37.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 19 (35.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (31.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 12 (22.22%) AWS
8 6 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (7.41%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (7.41%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (7.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (3.70%) Google Workspace
10 2 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 19 (35.19%) DNS
3 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
4 12 (22.22%) DHCP
5 11 (20.37%) LAN
5 11 (20.37%) WAN
6 10 (18.52%) HTTP
6 10 (18.52%) VPN
7 6 (11.11%) SNMP
8 5 (9.26%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (9.26%) NetScaler
8 5 (9.26%) Network Security
8 5 (9.26%) SAN
9 4 (7.41%) BGP
9 4 (7.41%) ICMP
9 4 (7.41%) Internet
9 4 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (7.41%) OSPF
10 3 (5.56%) VoIP
10 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (7.41%) Big Data
2 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.41%) Impala
2 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Bitbucket
1 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
1 17 (31.48%) Gradle
1 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
1 17 (31.48%) JIRA
1 17 (31.48%) Maven
2 3 (5.56%) Artifactory
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 18 (33.33%) Billing
3 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.26%) Banking
5 4 (7.41%) Law
5 4 (7.41%) Legal
6 3 (5.56%) Social Skills
7 2 (3.70%) Automotive
7 2 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (9.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (7.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) REST
2 4 (7.41%) Kafka
3 3 (5.56%) ISPF
4 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) SAML
4 2 (3.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (9.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (7.41%) PKI
5 3 (5.56%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.70%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.70%) Life Science
6 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) CentOS
2 8 (14.81%) Ubuntu
3 7 (12.96%) Windows
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) DevOps
2 19 (35.19%) Identity Management
3 18 (33.33%) ITIL
4 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (31.48%) Configuration Management
4 17 (31.48%) Network Virtualisation
5 16 (29.63%) Feasibility Study
5 16 (29.63%) Mentoring
5 16 (29.63%) Scrum
6 14 (25.93%) Epics
6 14 (25.93%) Technical Leadership
7 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
8 9 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (12.96%) Analytics
10 7 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
2 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
3 5 (9.26%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) CCNA
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) CCNP
3 5 (9.26%) CISA
3 5 (9.26%) CISSP
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) HNC
4 4 (7.41%) HND
5 3 (5.56%) CISM
6 2 (3.70%) AWS Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CRISC
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.41%) GDPR
2 4 (7.41%) QA
3 3 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (5.56%) NIST
3 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) Docker
2 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 17 (31.48%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.85%) LXC
6 1 (1.85%) NFS
6 1 (1.85%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 21 (38.89%) Kubernetes
1 21 (38.89%) Terraform
2 18 (33.33%) Ansible
3 5 (9.26%) Nessus
4 4 (7.41%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (7.41%) Puppet
4 4 (7.41%) Rundeck
5 2 (3.70%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.70%) Nagios
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) Palo Alto
3 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 5 (9.26%) Ivanti
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle
6 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.41%) Juniper
7 3 (5.56%) Aruba
7 3 (5.56%) HP
7 3 (5.56%) Meraki
7 3 (5.56%) Qualys
7 3 (5.56%) Rapid7
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.85%) Zerto