Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 977 1081 1081
Rank change year-on-year +104 0 +43
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 201 141 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.44% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 192 113 180
UK median annual salary £58,750 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.68% -3.06% -2.00%
10th Percentile £31,568 £35,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 27810 32271 36695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.89% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22561 26489 30264
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 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 +113 193 £60,000 +20.00% 3
London +74 116 £67,500 +3.85% 2
UK excluding London +59 83 £45,000 - 3
South West +7 24 £45,000 +12.50%
Midlands +53 19 £45,000 +17.65%
North of England +20 19 £60,000 +37.93% 1
West Midlands +29 18 £45,000 +17.65%
North West -3 17 £60,000 +37.93% 1
South East +50 15 £33,000 -26.67%
Scotland - 4 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +17 2 £60,000 +41.18%
Wales - 2 £34,250 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 176 (87.56%) Firewall
2 115 (57.21%) WAN
3 98 (48.76%) Microsoft
4 94 (46.77%) VPN
5 87 (43.28%) Network Security
6 86 (42.79%) DNS
7 81 (40.30%) LAN
8 79 (39.30%) Windows
8 79 (39.30%) DHCP
9 75 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
10 72 (35.82%) Cisco
11 69 (34.33%) Active Directory
12 55 (27.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 51 (25.37%) ITIL
14 50 (24.88%) OSPF
14 50 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (23.88%) MPLS
16 44 (21.89%) Project Management
16 44 (21.89%) Finance
16 44 (21.89%) High Availability
17 43 (21.39%) BGP
18 41 (20.40%) CCNA
19 40 (19.90%) Cisco IOS
19 40 (19.90%) Degree
19 40 (19.90%) Windows Server
20 39 (19.40%) Linux
21 38 (18.91%) SQL Server
21 38 (18.91%) TCP/IP
21 38 (18.91%) IaaS
22 37 (18.41%) Juniper

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 29 (14.43%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.44%) Confluence
3 16 (7.96%) IIS
4 15 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.48%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.98%) SAS
7 5 (2.49%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.99%) Apache
8 4 (1.99%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.00%) Jetty
9 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Project
1 8 (3.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (27.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (18.91%) IaaS
3 36 (17.91%) PaaS
4 30 (14.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (9.95%) Office 365
6 10 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.99%) SaaS
9 4 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 176 (87.56%) Firewall
2 115 (57.21%) WAN
3 94 (46.77%) VPN
4 87 (43.28%) Network Security
5 86 (42.79%) DNS
6 81 (40.30%) LAN
7 79 (39.30%) DHCP
8 50 (24.88%) OSPF
9 48 (23.88%) MPLS
10 43 (21.39%) BGP
11 40 (19.90%) Cisco IOS
12 38 (18.91%) TCP/IP
13 35 (17.41%) VPLS
14 32 (15.92%) Multicast
15 31 (15.42%) EIGRP
15 31 (15.42%) SMTP
16 30 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (14.93%) VLAN
17 28 (13.93%) FTP
18 26 (12.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.00%) Big Data
3 2 (1.00%) DB2
3 2 (1.00%) MySQL
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.50%) GIS
4 1 (0.50%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 25 (12.44%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 23 (11.44%) JIRA
2 23 (11.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (21.89%) Finance
2 14 (6.97%) Law
3 11 (5.47%) Banking
4 7 (3.48%) Retail
5 5 (2.49%) French Language
5 5 (2.49%) German Language
6 4 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.49%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (34.83%) Network Engineer
2 44 (21.89%) Security Engineer
3 35 (17.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 30 (14.93%) Azure Engineer
4 30 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (13.93%) Architect
6 23 (11.44%) Cloud Engineer
6 23 (11.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (9.95%) Azure DevOps
7 20 (9.95%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 20 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (7.96%) Analyst
8 16 (7.96%) Cloud Specialist
8 16 (7.96%) DevOps Specialist
8 16 (7.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 14 (6.97%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (6.97%) Security Architect
10 13 (6.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (4.98%) Network Architect
11 10 (4.98%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.44%) .NET
2 6 (2.99%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.49%) Middleware
4 3 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.00%) JSON
5 2 (1.00%) REST
5 2 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.50%) ISPF
6 1 (0.50%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (12.94%) CESG
3 23 (11.44%) Eurex
4 21 (10.45%) Management Information System
5 18 (8.96%) Data Centre
6 14 (6.97%) Replication
7 11 (5.47%) Clustering
8 10 (4.98%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (2.99%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.99%) Cybercrime
10 5 (2.49%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.99%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (1.49%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.49%) Reinsurance
13 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
13 2 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (1.00%) Handset
13 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (1.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 79 (39.30%) Windows
2 40 (19.90%) Windows Server
3 39 (19.40%) Linux
4 13 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.98%) Unix
8 6 (2.99%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.49%) Solaris
9 3 (1.49%) SUSE
9 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.00%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.50%) AIX
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.37%) ITIL
2 50 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.89%) High Availability
3 44 (21.89%) Project Management
4 33 (16.42%) DevOps
5 30 (14.93%) Network Design
6 29 (14.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 29 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (14.43%) Information Security
6 29 (14.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 26 (12.94%) BDD
7 26 (12.94%) Infrastructure Management
7 26 (12.94%) TDD
8 24 (11.94%) Network Packet Analysis
8 24 (11.94%) Virtual Environments
9 20 (9.95%) Time Management
10 19 (9.45%) Load Balancing
11 18 (8.96%) SIEM
12 17 (8.46%) Incident Management
12 17 (8.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.42%) Java
2 17 (8.46%) PowerShell
3 16 (7.96%) SQL
4 15 (7.46%) VBScript
5 7 (3.48%) Python
6 4 (1.99%) Perl
7 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.49%) Google Apps Script
7 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.00%) Ruby
9 1 (0.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 75 (37.31%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (20.40%) CCNA
3 40 (19.90%) Degree
4 32 (15.92%) CISSP
5 25 (12.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 24 (11.94%) CCIP
6 24 (11.94%) DV Cleared
6 24 (11.94%) JNCIP
6 24 (11.94%) SC Cleared
6 24 (11.94%) Security Cleared
7 22 (10.95%) CCNP
8 7 (3.48%) CCDP
9 6 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.49%) SSCP
11 4 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.49%) CCIE
12 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.00%) CISM
13 2 (1.00%) MCSE
13 2 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.46%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.98%) SLA
3 7 (3.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.49%) GDPR
4 5 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 69 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.43%) vSphere
3 25 (12.44%) Docker
3 25 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.48%) XenApp
6 4 (1.99%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.49%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.50%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (12.44%) Puppet
2 10 (4.98%) vCenter Server
3 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (3.98%) SCCM
4 7 (3.48%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (3.48%) SCOM
5 4 (1.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.49%) WSUS
7 2 (1.00%) Ansible
7 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.00%) Rancher
8 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 98 (48.76%) Microsoft
2 72 (35.82%) Cisco
3 37 (18.41%) Juniper
4 29 (14.43%) Splunk
5 25 (12.44%) IBM
5 25 (12.44%) VMware
6 24 (11.94%) Arista
7 16 (7.96%) CheckPoint
8 12 (5.97%) Palo Alto
9 11 (5.47%) Google
10 10 (4.98%) Citrix
11 9 (4.48%) F5
12 7 (3.48%) NetApp
12 7 (3.48%) Siemens
13 6 (2.99%) HP
13 6 (2.99%) Veeam
14 5 (2.49%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.49%) Dell
15 3 (1.49%) Oracle
15 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds