Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 911 1081 1041
Rank change year-on-year +170 -40 +2
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 109 63 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.042% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.28% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 142
UK median annual salary £62,500 £51,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.36% -14.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,946 £32,500 £35,550
90th Percentile £84,500 £81,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.50% +11.11% +4.65%

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 18,653 22,627 26,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.01% 15.03% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14,702 17,699 21,369
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +166 108 £62,500 +21.36% 17
UK excluding London +127 80 £61,250 +22.50% 14
South East +81 35 £62,500 +25.00% 6
London +78 28 £70,000 -6.67% 3
South West +41 24 £80,000 +33.33%
North of England +64 16 £30,894 -39.13% 5
North West +27 10 £30,894 -39.13%
Midlands +37 7 £50,000 +14.29% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £37,500 - 4
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands +33 3 £52,500 +20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 78 (71.56%) Windows
2 68 (62.39%) Finance
3 67 (61.47%) Active Directory
4 66 (60.55%) Linux
4 66 (60.55%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (57.80%) DNS
6 55 (50.46%) Microsoft
6 55 (50.46%) Ansible
7 54 (49.54%) Azure
8 53 (48.62%) Firewall
9 47 (43.12%) VMware
9 47 (43.12%) Patch Management
10 45 (41.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (41.28%) Degree
11 41 (37.61%) ITIL
11 41 (37.61%) Windows Server
12 40 (36.70%) VPN
13 37 (33.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 36 (33.03%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (32.11%) RHCE
15 35 (32.11%) DHCP
16 33 (30.28%) Solaris
16 33 (30.28%) Unix
16 33 (30.28%) Scrum
17 32 (29.36%) Migration
18 31 (28.44%) Information Security
18 31 (28.44%) AWS
19 30 (27.52%) Google
19 30 (27.52%) Splunk
19 30 (27.52%) ServiceNow

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 27 (24.77%) IIS
2 12 (11.01%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (11.01%) OpenStack
3 11 (10.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 54 (49.54%) Azure
2 31 (28.44%) AWS
3 25 (22.94%) GCP
4 23 (21.10%) Office 365
5 16 (14.68%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (14.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (11.01%) OpenShift
7 8 (7.34%) IaaS
7 8 (7.34%) PaaS
8 7 (6.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (6.42%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (6.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 7 (6.42%) SaaS
9 5 (4.59%) G Suite
10 3 (2.75%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.83%) Route 53
12 1 (0.92%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.92%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 63 (57.80%) DNS
2 53 (48.62%) Firewall
3 40 (36.70%) VPN
4 35 (32.11%) DHCP
5 18 (16.51%) TCP/IP
5 18 (16.51%) WAN
6 17 (15.60%) LAN
7 13 (11.93%) MPLS
8 11 (10.09%) IPsec
8 11 (10.09%) Network Security
9 8 (7.34%) VLAN
10 6 (5.50%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (5.50%) SMTP
11 5 (4.59%) BGP
11 5 (4.59%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (4.59%) Internet
11 5 (4.59%) OSPF
11 5 (4.59%) RSVP
11 5 (4.59%) VPLS
11 5 (4.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) Big Data
2 7 (6.42%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.92%) MySQL
3 1 (0.92%) OLTP
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) JIRA
2 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 68 (62.39%) Finance
2 24 (22.02%) Automotive
2 24 (22.02%) Retail
3 10 (9.17%) Fire and Rescue
3 10 (9.17%) Police
3 10 (9.17%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.59%) Banking
4 5 (4.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (19.27%) Unix Engineer
3 17 (15.60%) Architect
4 16 (14.68%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (14.68%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Network Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Platform Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Principal Architect
8 7 (6.42%) DevOps Architect
8 7 (6.42%) Operations Support Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (5.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.18%) Kafka
1 22 (20.18%) LDAP
2 2 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.52%) Management Information System
2 27 (24.77%) Data Centre
3 16 (14.68%) Public Cloud
4 10 (9.17%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.75%) Eurex
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Clustering
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (71.56%) Windows
2 66 (60.55%) Linux
3 41 (37.61%) Windows Server
4 33 (30.28%) Solaris
4 33 (30.28%) Unix
5 20 (18.35%) CentOS
6 19 (17.43%) Windows 10
7 17 (15.60%) Ubuntu
8 14 (12.84%) Debian
9 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.50%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.75%) Kali Linux
11 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (60.55%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.12%) Patch Management
3 41 (37.61%) ITIL
4 37 (33.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 36 (33.03%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (30.28%) Scrum
7 32 (29.36%) Migration
8 31 (28.44%) Information Security
9 30 (27.52%) Ticket Management
10 28 (25.69%) DevOps
11 26 (23.85%) Kanban
12 25 (22.94%) Project Delivery
13 24 (22.02%) Customer Requirements
13 24 (22.02%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 24 (22.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (20.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (20.18%) GitOps
15 17 (15.60%) Identity Management
16 14 (12.84%) Continuous Deployment
17 13 (11.93%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.52%) C
2 23 (21.10%) PowerShell
3 18 (16.51%) Python
4 14 (12.84%) SQL
5 5 (4.59%) Google Apps Script
5 5 (4.59%) Java
6 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (41.28%) Degree
2 35 (32.11%) RHCE
3 24 (22.02%) MCP
3 24 (22.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.84%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (11.93%) CCNA
6 9 (8.26%) CCNP
7 5 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (3.67%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.75%) CISSP
9 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.83%) CCIP
11 1 (0.92%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.52%) SLA
2 6 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (61.47%) Active Directory
2 45 (41.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (27.52%) Firmware
4 29 (26.61%) Docker
5 22 (20.18%) NFS
6 10 (9.17%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (6.42%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.92%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 55 (50.46%) Ansible
2 27 (24.77%) Kubernetes
2 27 (24.77%) Puppet
3 26 (23.85%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (18.35%) Terraform
5 15 (13.76%) Single Sign-On
6 13 (11.93%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (11.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 13 (11.93%) WSUS
6 13 (11.93%) yum
7 12 (11.01%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (11.01%) Mesos
7 12 (11.01%) Packer
8 11 (10.09%) SCCM
8 11 (10.09%) SCOM
9 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (4.59%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (2.75%) Nessus
12 3 (2.75%) Nmap
Vendors
1 55 (50.46%) Microsoft
2 47 (43.12%) VMware
3 30 (27.52%) Google
3 30 (27.52%) ServiceNow
3 30 (27.52%) Splunk
4 29 (26.61%) Cisco
5 24 (22.02%) Oracle
6 17 (15.60%) Palo Alto
7 16 (14.68%) Red Hat
8 13 (11.93%) SolarWinds
9 12 (11.01%) Citrix
9 12 (11.01%) SaltStack
10 11 (10.09%) NetApp
11 5 (4.59%) Arista
11 5 (4.59%) Juniper
12 3 (2.75%) HP
12 3 (2.75%) Patsystems
12 3 (2.75%) Sophos
13 2 (1.83%) Fidessa
13 2 (1.83%) ION Trading