The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 88 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.13% 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Cyber Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
619 441 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 80.18% 83.36% 71.75%
Number of salaries quoted 551 361 307
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Dorset region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in Dorset

Cyber Security
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wareham -2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Cyber Security
South West

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PKI
4 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) SCADA
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) STL
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Device Driver

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) IPv4
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) STL
1 1 (20.00%) POSIX
1 1 (20.00%) Pthreads
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) SCADA
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared