Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1009 1032 1104
Rank change year-on-year +23 +72 +1
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 179 155 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.088% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 145 114 158
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +16.62% -14.25%
10th Percentile £37,200 £35,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 26,831 29,240 34,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.22% 16.62% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21,667 23,762 28,719
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for DMZ in the UK

DMZ
Top 12 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 February 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 +27 170 £61,250 +22.50% 21
London +19 92 £67,500 -3.57% 6
UK excluding London +12 83 £45,000 +5.88% 16
South West +25 35 £45,000 - 1
South East +25 24 £60,000 +18.81% 11
North of England -17 13 £53,750 +43.33% 2
North West -7 9 £72,500 +68.60% 2
Midlands +10 6 £31,000 -38.00% 1
West Midlands -12 6 £31,000 -38.00%
North East -30 4 £35,000 +16.67%
Wales - 3 £41,000 -
Scotland - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 143 (79.89%) Firewall
2 106 (59.22%) WAN
3 97 (54.19%) LAN
4 93 (51.96%) Network Security
5 87 (48.60%) DNS
6 86 (48.04%) Windows
7 85 (47.49%) DHCP
8 80 (44.69%) Microsoft
9 79 (44.13%) Cisco
10 75 (41.90%) Cisco Certification
10 75 (41.90%) VPN
11 68 (37.99%) TCP/IP
12 64 (35.75%) CCNA
13 61 (34.08%) Active Directory
13 61 (34.08%) ITIL
14 59 (32.96%) vSphere
15 52 (29.05%) Linux
16 49 (27.37%) CISSP
17 47 (26.26%) Microsoft Azure
18 44 (24.58%) Analytical Skills
19 42 (23.46%) VMware
20 40 (22.35%) Root Cause Analysis
20 40 (22.35%) Windows Server
21 39 (21.79%) SMTP
22 38 (21.23%) Kalman Filter
22 38 (21.23%) VMware Infrastructure
23 37 (20.67%) F5
23 37 (20.67%) Multicast
23 37 (20.67%) HTTP
24 36 (20.11%) FTP

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 24 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.26%) Confluence
3 9 (5.03%) Apache
4 8 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.35%) SAS
5 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.23%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.12%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (26.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (12.29%) IaaS
3 22 (12.29%) Office 365
4 20 (11.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (8.94%) PaaS
6 5 (2.79%) GitHub
7 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.12%) G Suite
8 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 143 (79.89%) Firewall
2 106 (59.22%) WAN
3 97 (54.19%) LAN
4 93 (51.96%) Network Security
5 87 (48.60%) DNS
6 85 (47.49%) DHCP
7 75 (41.90%) VPN
8 68 (37.99%) TCP/IP
9 39 (21.79%) SMTP
10 37 (20.67%) HTTP
10 37 (20.67%) Multicast
11 36 (20.11%) FTP
12 35 (19.55%) X.400
13 33 (18.44%) MPLS
14 29 (16.20%) HTTPS
15 28 (15.64%) VPLS
16 24 (13.41%) VLAN
17 21 (11.73%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (11.17%) BGP
18 20 (11.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) MySQL
3 5 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.12%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.12%) GIS
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.82%) JIRA
3 13 (7.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (7.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.79%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (17.32%) Finance
2 25 (13.97%) Law
3 6 (3.35%) Banking
4 3 (1.68%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (39.66%) Network Engineer
2 45 (25.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (22.35%) Security Engineer
4 36 (20.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (8.94%) Analyst
5 16 (8.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (7.82%) Architect
7 13 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (6.15%) Security Analyst
9 9 (5.03%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Azure DevOps
10 8 (4.47%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Cloud Specialist
10 8 (4.47%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.82%) .NET
2 9 (5.03%) Web Services
3 5 (2.79%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.79%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (2.23%) LDAP
4 4 (2.23%) SAP CAF
4 4 (2.23%) WAP
5 3 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.68%) Middleware
6 2 (1.12%) ISPF
7 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.58%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (19.55%) CESG
3 25 (13.97%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (8.38%) Data Centre
5 12 (6.70%) Eurex
6 10 (5.59%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.91%) Clustering
8 6 (3.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.35%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.35%) Replication
9 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (2.23%) Handset
10 3 (1.68%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.12%) Cyberattack
11 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.56%) iPad
12 1 (0.56%) iPhone
12 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 86 (48.04%) Windows
2 52 (29.05%) Linux
3 40 (22.35%) Windows Server
4 30 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.47%) Unix
6 6 (3.35%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.35%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.79%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.23%) CentOS
9 3 (1.68%) Solaris
9 3 (1.68%) SUSE
10 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.56%) AIX
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.08%) ITIL
2 40 (22.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 38 (21.23%) Kalman Filter
4 36 (20.11%) Incident Management
5 35 (19.55%) Infrastructure Management
5 35 (19.55%) Virtual Environments
6 30 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (14.53%) SIEM
8 24 (13.41%) Security Management
9 23 (12.85%) Project Management
9 23 (12.85%) Threat Management
9 23 (12.85%) Vulnerability Management
10 21 (11.73%) Patch Management
11 20 (11.17%) High Availability
12 19 (10.61%) DevOps
13 18 (10.06%) Service Management
14 16 (8.94%) BDD
14 16 (8.94%) Load Balancing
14 16 (8.94%) TDD
15 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.38%) Java
2 10 (5.59%) Perl
2 10 (5.59%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.47%) SQL
4 7 (3.91%) Python
5 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.35%) VBScript
6 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.68%) PHP
7 2 (1.12%) Google Apps Script
7 2 (1.12%) JCL
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (41.90%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (35.75%) CCNA
3 49 (27.37%) CISSP
4 36 (20.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 35 (19.55%) SC Cleared
5 35 (19.55%) Security Cleared
6 22 (12.29%) CCNP
7 21 (11.73%) DV Cleared
8 15 (8.38%) Degree
9 13 (7.26%) CCIE
10 12 (6.70%) CCIP
10 12 (6.70%) JNCIP
11 11 (6.15%) SSCP
12 6 (3.35%) CCSE
13 5 (2.79%) CCSA
14 3 (1.68%) CISM
15 2 (1.12%) AWS Certification
15 2 (1.12%) CCSP
15 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.23%) FIPS 140-2
3 3 (1.68%) COBIT
3 3 (1.68%) GDPR
3 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 61 (34.08%) Active Directory
2 59 (32.96%) vSphere
3 38 (21.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (11.17%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (10.06%) Docker
6 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.35%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (3.35%) ISA Server
7 6 (3.35%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.23%) DFS Replication
8 4 (2.23%) XenApp
9 2 (1.12%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (11.17%) vCenter Server
2 18 (10.06%) Puppet
3 6 (3.35%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.79%) Kibana
4 5 (2.79%) logstash
4 5 (2.79%) Packer
4 5 (2.79%) Terraform
4 5 (2.79%) WSUS
5 4 (2.23%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.68%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.12%) Cacti
8 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.56%) QRadar
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (44.69%) Microsoft
2 79 (44.13%) Cisco
3 42 (23.46%) VMware
4 37 (20.67%) F5
5 27 (15.08%) HP
6 20 (11.17%) Juniper
7 18 (10.06%) CheckPoint
7 18 (10.06%) Citrix
8 16 (8.94%) Splunk
9 13 (7.26%) IBM
9 13 (7.26%) SolarWinds
10 12 (6.70%) Arista
11 11 (6.15%) Blue Coat
12 10 (5.59%) Forcepoint
13 8 (4.47%) Google
14 7 (3.91%) CA
14 7 (3.91%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.91%) SAP
15 6 (3.35%) Intel
15 6 (3.35%) Oracle