Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 652 994 1103
Rank change year-on-year +342 +109 -84
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 35 89 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.064% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 57
Median annual salary £37,858 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.16% +27.78% -15.89%
10th Percentile £34,000 £24,075 £21,400
90th Percentile £88,750 £125,000 £74,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,500 £30,894 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.67% -22.77% -11.11%

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 7,755 21,988 24,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.69% 15.71% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,129 16,668 19,628
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +348 32 £37,858 -34.16% 5
UK excluding London +291 16 £34,500 +11.67% 5
London +251 16 £70,000 -12.50%
South East +203 7 £27,500 -35.67% 1
North of England +179 7 £37,858 +22.54% 3
North West +128 4 £37,858 +22.54% 3
Yorkshire +142 3 £34,500 +38.00%
Midlands +144 2 £41,000 +9.33%
West Midlands +103 1 £47,500 -5.00%
East Midlands +93 1 £34,500 -1.43%
Work from Home - 1 £110,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (77.14%) VPN
1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
2 21 (60.00%) Cisco
3 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (40.00%) Windows
5 14 (40.00%) Wireless
5 14 (40.00%) SolarWinds
6 12 (34.29%) LAN
6 12 (34.29%) WAN
6 12 (34.29%) Fortinet
7 11 (31.43%) Azure
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
7 11 (31.43%) CCNA
7 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
7 11 (31.43%) Information Security
8 10 (28.57%) VMware
8 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (25.71%) Office 365
9 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (25.71%) Sophos
10 8 (22.86%) SSL
10 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (22.86%) SIEM
10 8 (22.86%) ISMS
10 8 (22.86%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (20.00%) Security Operations

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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Azure
2 9 (25.71%) Office 365
3 6 (17.14%) AWS
3 6 (17.14%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (14.29%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.86%) GCP
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
1 27 (77.14%) VPN
2 14 (40.00%) Wireless
3 12 (34.29%) LAN
3 12 (34.29%) WAN
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (22.86%) SSL
6 7 (20.00%) DNS
7 6 (17.14%) DHCP
7 6 (17.14%) Internet
7 6 (17.14%) MPLS
7 6 (17.14%) Network Security
8 5 (14.29%) IPsec
8 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.29%) VLAN
8 5 (14.29%) VoIP
8 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (11.43%) L2TP
10 3 (8.57%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.86%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.86%) InfluxDB
2 1 (2.86%) KDB
2 1 (2.86%) Kdb+
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Redmine
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Local Government
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Fire and Rescue
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) LAN Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Network Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) IT Support
5 3 (8.57%) IT Technician
5 3 (8.57%) Operations Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Security Assurance Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Security Incident Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) XMPP
2 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.86%) ModSecurity
2 1 (2.86%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) FlexPod
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Eurex
3 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.57%) Solaris
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Debian
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) SUSE
6 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Information Security
2 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (22.86%) ISMS
3 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (22.86%) SIEM
4 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (20.00%) High Availability
4 7 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 5 (14.29%) DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Task Automation
6 4 (11.43%) Coaching
6 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Patch Management
6 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.29%) C
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) C-shell
5 1 (2.86%) Korn
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) CCNP
3 6 (17.14%) CISSP
4 5 (14.29%) CISM
5 4 (11.43%) GCFA
5 4 (11.43%) GCIH
6 3 (8.57%) Degree
7 2 (5.71%) RHCE
8 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CCDA
8 1 (2.86%) CCDP
8 1 (2.86%) CCSA
8 1 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.86%) CRISC
8 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
8 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) GDPR
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.86%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.86%) NCSC
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Firmware
4 2 (5.71%) Docker
5 1 (2.86%) BIND 9
5 1 (2.86%) LXC
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.86%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco CME
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.86%) Ansible
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.86%) Icinga
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.86%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.86%) Terraform
5 1 (2.86%) WSUS
5 1 (2.86%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 12 (34.29%) Fortinet
5 10 (28.57%) VMware
6 9 (25.71%) Sophos
7 6 (17.14%) HP
8 5 (14.29%) WatchGuard
9 4 (11.43%) Ekahau
9 4 (11.43%) Splunk
10 3 (8.57%) Citrix
10 3 (8.57%) Meraki
10 3 (8.57%) NetApp
10 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
11 2 (5.71%) Juniper
11 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
12 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.86%) Motorola
12 1 (2.86%) Reuters