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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 62 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.48% 0.62% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.00% 4.48% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Average salary £26,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
100 67 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 16.42% 13.76% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 82 56 79
Average salary £26,500 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016. 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
Taunton - 7 £26,500 -
Bath - 2 £31,250 -
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) Internet
4 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
5 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (46.15%) XenApp
5 6 (46.15%) High Availability
5 6 (46.15%) Wireless
5 6 (46.15%) VLAN
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
5 6 (46.15%) SCOM
5 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) NetApp
5 6 (46.15%) Terminal Services
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) VoIP
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) Internet
4 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
4 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 6 (46.15%) VLAN
4 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) ICT Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Systems Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Server Support
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) High Availability
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Information Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCSA
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 6 (46.15%) Terminal Services
1 6 (46.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
1 6 (46.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
4 5 (38.46%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) IBM