The first table below looks at the demand for Network 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 Network Security over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 84 80 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.44% 0.26% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 1.53% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 131 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.33% 17.04% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 114 91 62
Average salary £29,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £24,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Network Security
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Dorset

Network 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 Network Security within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Bournemouth -12 2 £37,500 -2.59%
Wimborne - 2 - -
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Network 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 Network Security.

1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (20.00%) SCADA
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (20.00%) Junos
4 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Network 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 Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (20.00%) Junos
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) IPv4
3 2 (20.00%) IPv6
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) SNMP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) SCADA
1 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat