The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 96 92
Rank change year-on-year +25 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 19 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.91% 0.31% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.29% 1.63% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 12
Median salary £45,000 £28,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% -21.37%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 143 246 309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.39% 19.17% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 132 209 273
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,584 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Wales

Network Security
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Wales.

Salary trend for Network Security in Wales

Network Security
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales -4 11 £45,000 +57.89% 1
South Wales +27 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Network Security
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (78.26%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) VMware
4 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 11 (47.83%) VPN
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
6 10 (43.48%) Virtual Environments
7 9 (39.13%) ITIL
7 9 (39.13%) Snort
8 7 (30.43%) VoIP
8 7 (30.43%) Citrix
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (30.43%) pfSense
9 6 (26.09%) iSCSI
9 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
9 6 (26.09%) CCNP
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) LAN
10 5 (21.74%) WAN
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) CCDP
10 5 (21.74%) IPv6
11 4 (17.39%) Finance
11 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (17.39%) MCP
11 4 (17.39%) MCSA
11 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) VPN
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (30.43%) VoIP
5 6 (26.09%) iSCSI
6 5 (21.74%) IPv6
6 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) HSRP
7 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
8 3 (13.04%) BGP
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (13.04%) MPLS
8 3 (13.04%) VLAN
9 2 (8.70%) Internet
9 2 (8.70%) IPsec
9 2 (8.70%) OSPF
9 2 (8.70%) VRRP
9 2 (8.70%) Wireless
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security Specialist
2 9 (39.13%) Network Specialist
2 9 (39.13%) Security Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (4.35%) Fintech
1 1 (4.35%) IVR
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Virtual Environments
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile First
6 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) CCDP
4 4 (17.39%) DBS Check
4 4 (17.39%) MCP
4 4 (17.39%) MCSA
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Snort
3 7 (30.43%) pfSense
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) F5
6 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
7 2 (8.70%) Juniper
7 2 (8.70%) Sun
8 1 (4.35%) Aruba
8 1 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.35%) Vyatta
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday