The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 74 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.83% 1.06% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% 7.22% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +1.76%
Network Security
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 97 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.67% 14.74% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 96 67 96
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 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 - - 1
Wimborne - 2 - -
Wareham -1 1 £42,500 - 1
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (70.00%) VPN
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (40.00%) tcpdump
4 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
6 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) SCADA
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (20.00%) NAS
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Degree

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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%) MQSeries
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (40.00%) IPsec
2 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) IPv4
3 2 (20.00%) IPv6
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) SNMP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) Junos
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (20.00%) SCADA
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) SecurID
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) BCP
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) HND
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Samba
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Websense
Wareham, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago