Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 92 107
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 -18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.35% 1.87% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 12.43% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 11
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £24,050 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £43,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £41,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% - +9.09%

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 125 185 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.21% 15.02% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 88 142 125
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.06% +13.79%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,050 £23,050
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £59,000
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year +4.71% +12.58% +0.67%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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
Bath - 13 £37,500 - 4
Taunton -19 2 £19,750 -47.33% 1
Network Security
South West

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) VLAN
3 7 (46.67%) DHCP
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) MPLS
4 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Software Packaging
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (40.00%) SaaS
4 6 (40.00%) Office 365
4 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) vCenter Server
5 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Ansible
5 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (26.67%) vSphere
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (20.00%) Legal

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 2 (13.33%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 6 (40.00%) SaaS
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) MPLS
2 7 (46.67%) VLAN
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) GitLab
2 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Lead DevOps
1 6 (40.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps
1 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
1 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Docker
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
1 4 (26.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix