The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 61 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.60% 0.16% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 1.02% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £34,000 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 98 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 14.14% 16.12% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 59 77 139
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Network Security
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Somerset

Network Security
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Yeovil - 3 £34,000 -
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) CCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Nokia
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) CCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft