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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 86 92 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.12% 0.26% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 2.27% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £45,000 £95,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% +123.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
174 88 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 20.99% 11.43% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 149 76 68
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) HND
3 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) BCP
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) FTP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) FTP
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 4 (57.14%) IPsec
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
3 4 (57.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) VMS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) BCP
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Samba
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) NetApp
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle