Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1005 1004 1125
Rank change year-on-year -1 +121 -38
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 174 161 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.094% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 123 134 158
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £31,050 £29,675 £19,425
90th Percentile £82,000 £75,000 £70,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% +69.81% -37.65%

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 26,247 27,206 33,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.10% 15.94% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20,824 22,171 28,199
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Top 15 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 26 May 2018. 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 -11 165 £60,000 +20.00% 11
UK excluding London +15 102 £55,000 +22.22% 10
London -35 68 £72,500 +3.57% 3
South East +24 51 £60,000 +60.00% 2
South West -2 30 £45,000 - 1
Midlands -2 8 £31,000 -31.11% 2
West Midlands -3 6 £31,500 -30.00%
East of England -2 4 £32,500 -30.11% 2
North of England -15 4 £50,000 +66.67% 1
North West -8 3 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Scotland -43 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £18,700 - 2
Wales - 1 £22,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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.

1 111 (63.79%) Firewall
2 96 (55.17%) LAN
3 84 (48.28%) Network Security
4 82 (47.13%) WAN
5 81 (46.55%) Windows
6 73 (41.95%) Cisco Certification
7 71 (40.80%) CCNA
8 70 (40.23%) Cisco
9 69 (39.66%) VPN
10 63 (36.21%) DNS
10 63 (36.21%) Microsoft
11 59 (33.91%) TCP/IP
12 57 (32.76%) DHCP
12 57 (32.76%) ITIL
13 50 (28.74%) vSphere
13 50 (28.74%) Kalman Filter
14 49 (28.16%) F5
14 49 (28.16%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (25.86%) Active Directory
15 45 (25.86%) CISSP
16 42 (24.14%) Finance
16 42 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
16 42 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (23.56%) Linux
18 37 (21.26%) VMware
18 37 (21.26%) VLAN
18 37 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
19 35 (20.11%) CCNP
20 34 (19.54%) SMTP
21 33 (18.97%) Risk Management

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 (9.77%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.45%) Apache
3 6 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.87%) Confluence
5 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.30%) IIS
6 2 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) JBoss
7 1 (0.57%) nginx
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.75%) IaaS
4 6 (3.45%) PaaS
5 5 (2.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.87%) GitHub
5 5 (2.87%) Office 365
6 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.72%) G Suite
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (63.79%) Firewall
2 96 (55.17%) LAN
3 84 (48.28%) Network Security
4 82 (47.13%) WAN
5 69 (39.66%) VPN
6 63 (36.21%) DNS
7 59 (33.91%) TCP/IP
8 57 (32.76%) DHCP
9 37 (21.26%) VLAN
10 34 (19.54%) SMTP
11 32 (18.39%) HTTP
11 32 (18.39%) WLAN
12 31 (17.82%) FTP
12 31 (17.82%) HTTPS
12 31 (17.82%) Intrusion Detection
13 30 (17.24%) X.400
14 26 (14.94%) NetScaler
15 25 (14.37%) MPLS
15 25 (14.37%) Multicast
16 24 (13.79%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (2.87%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.87%) MySQL
3 4 (2.30%) Big Data
3 4 (2.30%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.57%) GIS
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.45%) JIRA
3 5 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (24.14%) Finance
2 21 (12.07%) Law
3 6 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (38.51%) Network Engineer
2 41 (23.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (16.09%) Security Engineer
4 24 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (11.49%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.77%) Analyst
7 15 (8.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (8.05%) Architect
9 13 (7.47%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (5.75%) Security Analyst
12 9 (5.17%) IT Engineer
13 8 (4.60%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (4.60%) Integration Architect
13 8 (4.60%) ITIL Manager
14 7 (4.02%) Infrastructure Team Leader
14 7 (4.02%) Network Analyst
14 7 (4.02%) Team Leader
15 6 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.90%) Middleware
2 8 (4.60%) .NET
2 8 (4.60%) EDI
3 5 (2.87%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (2.87%) Web Services
4 4 (2.30%) SAP CAF
5 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.72%) JSON
5 3 (1.72%) LDAP
5 3 (1.72%) SOAP
5 3 (1.72%) WinForms
5 3 (1.72%) WPF
6 2 (1.15%) MAPI
7 1 (0.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (17.24%) CESG
3 26 (14.94%) Private Cloud
4 24 (13.79%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (8.62%) Data Centre
6 13 (7.47%) Public Cloud
7 8 (4.60%) Cloud Native
8 6 (3.45%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.72%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.72%) Clustering
11 3 (1.72%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.15%) Cyberattack
12 2 (1.15%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (46.55%) Windows
2 41 (23.56%) Linux
3 31 (17.82%) Windows Server
4 26 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.02%) Unix
7 5 (2.87%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.87%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.87%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.87%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.76%) ITIL
2 50 (28.74%) Kalman Filter
3 49 (28.16%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (18.97%) Risk Management
4 33 (18.97%) Root Cause Analysis
5 30 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
5 30 (17.24%) Virtual Environments
6 28 (16.09%) Problem Management
6 28 (16.09%) Service Management
7 26 (14.94%) Capacity Planning
7 26 (14.94%) Change Management
7 26 (14.94%) Data Security
7 26 (14.94%) Network Architecture
7 26 (14.94%) Vulnerability Management
8 25 (14.37%) Incident Management
9 24 (13.79%) Load Balancing
10 23 (13.22%) Security Management
11 22 (12.64%) SIEM
12 21 (12.07%) Threat Management
13 18 (10.34%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.05%) SQL
2 11 (6.32%) Java
3 10 (5.75%) Python
4 9 (5.17%) Perl
5 7 (4.02%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.87%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.72%) C#
7 3 (1.72%) Google Apps Script
7 3 (1.72%) Ruby
7 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.72%) VBScript
8 2 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) JCL
9 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (41.95%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (40.80%) CCNA
3 45 (25.86%) CISSP
4 35 (20.11%) CCNP
5 32 (18.39%) SC Cleared
5 32 (18.39%) Security Cleared
6 30 (17.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 24 (13.79%) CCIE
8 16 (9.20%) Degree
9 15 (8.62%) DV Cleared
10 8 (4.60%) SSCP
11 6 (3.45%) CCSA
11 6 (3.45%) CCSE
11 6 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (2.87%) CISM
13 4 (2.30%) PhD
14 3 (1.72%) CISA
15 2 (1.15%) CCDA
15 2 (1.15%) CCSP
15 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.30%) FIPS 140-2
3 3 (1.72%) COBIT
3 3 (1.72%) GDPR
3 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.15%) RMADS
5 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (28.74%) vSphere
2 45 (25.86%) Active Directory
3 32 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (11.49%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.75%) Docker
6 4 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.72%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.57%) NDS
9 1 (0.57%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (10.34%) vCenter Server
2 10 (5.75%) Puppet
3 5 (2.87%) Kibana
3 5 (2.87%) logstash
3 5 (2.87%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.87%) Packer
3 5 (2.87%) Terraform
4 3 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.72%) SCCM
4 3 (1.72%) WSUS
5 2 (1.15%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.15%) Cacti
5 2 (1.15%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (1.15%) SCOM
5 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.15%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.57%) QRadar
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 70 (40.23%) Cisco
2 63 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 49 (28.16%) F5
4 37 (21.26%) VMware
5 29 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 28 (16.09%) Citrix
7 26 (14.94%) HP
8 25 (14.37%) Blue Coat
9 24 (13.79%) Forcepoint
9 24 (13.79%) Zscaler
10 16 (9.20%) CheckPoint
11 8 (4.60%) Splunk
12 7 (4.02%) SAP
13 6 (3.45%) Google
13 6 (3.45%) Juniper
13 6 (3.45%) Oracle
14 5 (2.87%) IBM
14 5 (2.87%) Intel
14 5 (2.87%) McAfee
15 4 (2.30%) Symantec