Period
to 26 February 2021

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 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 766 910 1076
Rank change year-on-year +144 +166 -49
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 48 101 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.082% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.55% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 72 61
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £57,000 £28,946 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,500 £84,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £58,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50% +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 9,789 18,470 22,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.16% 15.00% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,699 14,797 18,084
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,200 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Top 10 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 February 2021. 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 +158 45 £65,000 +13.04% 14
UK excluding London +123 24 £62,500 +6.38% 9
London +167 22 £77,000 +46.67% 6
Work from Home -79 17 £71,000 +23.48%
South East +117 16 £62,500 +2.04% 3
North of England +56 6 £70,000 +126.58% 2
North West +52 5 £70,000 +126.58%
Yorkshire +29 1 £40,000 +6.67% 2
East of England - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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 35 (72.92%) Firewall
2 30 (62.50%) Azure
3 27 (56.25%) PowerShell
4 22 (45.83%) Finance
4 22 (45.83%) DNS
5 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
7 18 (37.50%) VPN
8 17 (35.42%) SQL
8 17 (35.42%) ITIL
8 17 (35.42%) Identity Management
8 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
8 17 (35.42%) SaaS
8 17 (35.42%) PaaS
8 17 (35.42%) Confluence
8 17 (35.42%) Billing
8 17 (35.42%) Maven
8 17 (35.42%) JIRA
8 17 (35.42%) Azure SQL Database
8 17 (35.42%) Bitbucket
8 17 (35.42%) IaaS
8 17 (35.42%) Gradle
8 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
8 17 (35.42%) Ansible
8 17 (35.42%) Docker
8 17 (35.42%) DevOps
8 17 (35.42%) Kubernetes
8 17 (35.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (35.42%) Terraform
8 17 (35.42%) Virtual Machines

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 (35.42%) Confluence
2 5 (10.42%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 30 (62.50%) Azure
2 17 (35.42%) Azure Active Directory
2 17 (35.42%) Azure Data Factory
2 17 (35.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 17 (35.42%) IaaS
2 17 (35.42%) PaaS
2 17 (35.42%) SaaS
3 10 (20.83%) AWS
4 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (72.92%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) DNS
3 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
4 18 (37.50%) VPN
5 10 (20.83%) DHCP
5 10 (20.83%) NetScaler
6 7 (14.58%) LAN
6 7 (14.58%) WAN
7 6 (12.50%) Internet
8 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (10.42%) SAN
9 3 (6.25%) 802.11
9 3 (6.25%) FTP
9 3 (6.25%) HTTP
9 3 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (6.25%) SNMP
9 3 (6.25%) SSH
10 2 (4.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (10.42%) Big Data
2 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.42%) Impala
2 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 3 (6.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Bitbucket
1 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
1 17 (35.42%) Gradle
1 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
1 17 (35.42%) JIRA
1 17 (35.42%) Maven
2 5 (10.42%) Artifactory
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) Billing
3 9 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Law
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Cloud Engineer
1 10 (20.83%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (14.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Security Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Security Incident Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Incident Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Kafka
2 3 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.42%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Windows
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (10.42%) CentOS
6 5 (10.42%) Check Point GAiA
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) DevOps
1 17 (35.42%) Identity Management
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
1 17 (35.42%) Network Virtualisation
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 14 (29.17%) Feasibility Study
3 14 (29.17%) Scrum
4 12 (25.00%) Epics
4 12 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
5 10 (20.83%) Analytics
6 9 (18.75%) Change Control
6 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
6 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.42%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (10.42%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) GCFA
1 5 (10.42%) GCIH
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) HNC
4 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GDPR
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (35.42%) Docker
2 17 (35.42%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.08%) Firmware
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) Ansible
1 17 (35.42%) Kubernetes
1 17 (35.42%) Terraform
2 5 (10.42%) Nessus
3 3 (6.25%) Nagios
4 2 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) VMware
2 10 (20.83%) Citrix
3 9 (18.75%) Ivanti
4 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.58%) Palo Alto
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco
7 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
7 5 (10.42%) F5
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle
7 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.17%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.08%) CA
9 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.08%) HP
9 1 (2.08%) Juniper
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.08%) Sophos