The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South West / Dorset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 80 90
Rank change year-on-year +25 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.53% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 2.84% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 54 141 109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 14.29% 20.03% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 114 93
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £28,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security 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 in Dorset.

Salary trend for Network Security in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) LTE
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (60.00%) 4G
2 3 (60.00%) Military
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Business Development
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) Def Stans
2 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) 3G
1 3 (60.00%) 4G
1 3 (60.00%) LTE
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) RF Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Development
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft