Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1028 1081 1107
Rank change year-on-year +53 +26 +5
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 183 141 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.075% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.44% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 177 106 182
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,900 £36,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

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 28197 32099 36357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22815 26256 30085
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Top 14 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 24 November 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 +80 175 £60,000 +20.00% 3
London +35 105 £67,500 +3.85% 2
UK excluding London +60 76 £45,000 - 2
North of England +26 24 £60,000 +46.34%
South West +22 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West -6 18 £60,000 +37.93%
Midlands +45 16 £31,000 -31.11%
West Midlands +28 15 £31,000 -31.11%
South East +45 8 £32,000 -28.89%
North East - 4 £35,000 -
Wales - 4 £41,000 -
Yorkshire +18 2 £60,000 +54.84%
Scotland - 2 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 163 (89.07%) Firewall
2 116 (63.39%) WAN
3 96 (52.46%) Microsoft
4 86 (46.99%) LAN
5 85 (46.45%) VPN
6 84 (45.90%) DNS
7 81 (44.26%) DHCP
8 76 (41.53%) Active Directory
9 74 (40.44%) Windows
10 69 (37.70%) Network Security
11 64 (34.97%) Cisco
12 60 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
13 59 (32.24%) Microsoft Azure
14 48 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (23.50%) MPLS
15 43 (23.50%) Project Management
16 41 (22.40%) ITIL
17 40 (21.86%) OSPF
18 39 (21.31%) Windows Server
19 38 (20.77%) BGP
20 37 (20.22%) Linux
20 37 (20.22%) MS Exchange
20 37 (20.22%) TCP/IP
20 37 (20.22%) Degree
20 37 (20.22%) High Availability
20 37 (20.22%) IaaS
21 36 (19.67%) SQL Server
21 36 (19.67%) Juniper
22 35 (19.13%) VPLS
22 35 (19.13%) Finance

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 37 (20.22%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.02%) Confluence
3 14 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (7.10%) IIS
5 9 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.92%) SAS
6 6 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.28%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.19%) Apache
7 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.09%) Jetty
9 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (32.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (20.22%) IaaS
3 34 (18.58%) PaaS
4 33 (18.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (14.21%) Office 365
6 14 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.73%) SaaS
9 4 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.64%) G Suite
11 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 163 (89.07%) Firewall
2 116 (63.39%) WAN
3 86 (46.99%) LAN
4 85 (46.45%) VPN
5 84 (45.90%) DNS
6 81 (44.26%) DHCP
7 69 (37.70%) Network Security
8 43 (23.50%) MPLS
9 40 (21.86%) OSPF
10 38 (20.77%) BGP
11 37 (20.22%) TCP/IP
12 35 (19.13%) VPLS
13 33 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (18.03%) Cisco IOS
13 33 (18.03%) EIGRP
14 31 (16.94%) Multicast
14 31 (16.94%) SMTP
15 26 (14.21%) FTP
16 25 (13.66%) Spanning Tree
17 24 (13.11%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.64%) MySQL
4 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.55%) Big Data
5 1 (0.55%) GIS
5 1 (0.55%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 24 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 22 (12.02%) JIRA
2 22 (12.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (19.13%) Finance
2 12 (6.56%) Law
3 9 (4.92%) Banking
4 7 (3.83%) Retail
5 5 (2.73%) French Language
5 5 (2.73%) German Language
6 3 (1.64%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (32.24%) Network Engineer
2 39 (21.31%) Security Engineer
3 33 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (16.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 29 (15.85%) Azure Engineer
6 27 (14.75%) Architect
7 22 (12.02%) Cloud Engineer
7 22 (12.02%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (10.38%) Azure DevOps
8 19 (10.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 19 (10.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (9.29%) Cloud Specialist
9 17 (9.29%) DevOps Specialist
9 17 (9.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 14 (7.65%) Security Architect
11 13 (7.10%) Analyst
12 12 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
13 11 (6.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 11 (6.01%) Network Architect
13 11 (6.01%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.66%) .NET
2 5 (2.73%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.73%) Web Services
3 4 (2.19%) WAP
4 3 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.64%) Middleware
5 2 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.55%) ISPF
6 1 (0.55%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (13.11%) CESG
3 23 (12.57%) Eurex
4 19 (10.38%) Management Information System
5 15 (8.20%) Replication
6 12 (6.56%) Clustering
6 12 (6.56%) Data Centre
7 9 (4.92%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (3.28%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.73%) Cybercrime
9 5 (2.73%) Public Cloud
10 4 (2.19%) Handset
11 3 (1.64%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.64%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 74 (40.44%) Windows
2 39 (21.31%) Windows Server
3 37 (20.22%) Linux
4 17 (9.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.28%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.73%) Unix
9 4 (2.19%) CentOS
9 4 (2.19%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.64%) Solaris
10 3 (1.64%) SUSE
10 3 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.64%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.64%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.09%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.55%) AIX
12 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.50%) Project Management
3 41 (22.40%) ITIL
4 37 (20.22%) High Availability
5 31 (16.94%) DevOps
6 29 (15.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 28 (15.30%) Continuous Delivery
7 28 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (14.75%) Network Design
9 26 (14.21%) Information Security
10 25 (13.66%) BDD
10 25 (13.66%) TDD
11 24 (13.11%) Infrastructure Management
11 24 (13.11%) Network Packet Analysis
12 22 (12.02%) Incident Management
12 22 (12.02%) Virtual Environments
13 18 (9.84%) SIEM
14 15 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
14 15 (8.20%) Service Management
15 14 (7.65%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.30%) Java
2 18 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.56%) SQL
3 12 (6.56%) VBScript
4 6 (3.28%) Python
5 4 (2.19%) Perl
6 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.64%) Google Apps Script
6 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.09%) Ruby
8 1 (0.55%) JCL
8 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (20.22%) Degree
3 34 (18.58%) CCNA
4 30 (16.39%) CISSP
5 24 (13.11%) CCIP
5 24 (13.11%) JNCIP
6 23 (12.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 22 (12.02%) SC Cleared
7 22 (12.02%) Security Cleared
8 20 (10.93%) DV Cleared
9 13 (7.10%) CCNP
10 5 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.73%) SSCP
11 3 (1.64%) CCDP
11 3 (1.64%) CCIE
11 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.09%) CEH
12 2 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (1.09%) CISM
12 2 (1.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.83%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.73%) GDPR
4 4 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (1.64%) SLA
6 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 76 (41.53%) Active Directory
2 30 (16.39%) vSphere
3 28 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (13.11%) Docker
5 9 (4.92%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.28%) XenApp
8 4 (2.19%) DFS Replication
8 4 (2.19%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.64%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.55%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (13.11%) Puppet
2 8 (4.37%) vCenter Server
3 7 (3.83%) WSUS
4 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.19%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.64%) SCCM
7 2 (1.09%) Ansible
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.09%) Rancher
7 2 (1.09%) SCOM
8 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 96 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 64 (34.97%) Cisco
3 36 (19.67%) Juniper
4 29 (15.85%) VMware
5 28 (15.30%) Splunk
6 24 (13.11%) Arista
7 22 (12.02%) IBM
8 14 (7.65%) CheckPoint
9 12 (6.56%) Google
10 11 (6.01%) Veeam
11 9 (4.92%) Citrix
11 9 (4.92%) Red Hat
12 8 (4.37%) F5
12 8 (4.37%) HP
13 6 (3.28%) Palo Alto
14 5 (2.73%) Avaya
15 4 (2.19%) arcserve
15 4 (2.19%) CA
15 4 (2.19%) Symantec
15 4 (2.19%) Veritas