Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 108 95
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 18 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.35% 0.83% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.18% 5.14% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 11
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £47,096 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.82% -0.85% +30.14%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £67,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 196 214 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.71% 16.08% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 152 176 182
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,825 £23,500 £20,525
90th Percentile £53,400 £59,375 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security 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 in Somerset.

Salary trend for Network Security in Somerset

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Somerset over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Somerset

Network Security
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 14 £42,000 -
Street +18 3 £42,500 -22.73%
Network Security
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) Information Security
5 8 (44.44%) LDAP
5 8 (44.44%) Kerberos
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 7 (38.89%) Cloudera
6 7 (38.89%) Docker
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (38.89%) SAN
6 7 (38.89%) Hitachi
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
7 6 (33.33%) SIEM
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (33.33%) Web Application Development
7 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (27.78%) QA
9 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) Kerberos
2 8 (44.44%) LDAP
3 7 (38.89%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (16.67%) IPv4
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
7 1 (5.56%) BGP
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.56%) IPsec
7 1 (5.56%) L2TP
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) PPP
7 1 (5.56%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Administrator
1 8 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 6 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (33.33%) SIEM
3 6 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 4 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (22.22%) Web Filtering
5 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Docker
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cacti
1 3 (16.67%) Nagios
1 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Cloudera
3 7 (38.89%) Hitachi
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco