The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 125 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 13 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.47% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.50% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 2
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.95%
Network Security Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2215 1981 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.22% 93.93% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1913 1789 1317
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Network Security
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco
3 17 (89.47%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
4 16 (84.21%) Firewall
5 13 (68.42%) CCSA
5 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (68.42%) CCSE
6 12 (63.16%) OSPF
6 12 (63.16%) EIGRP
7 10 (52.63%) Legal
7 10 (52.63%) IPsec
7 10 (52.63%) BGP
7 10 (52.63%) MPLS
7 10 (52.63%) CCNP
7 10 (52.63%) LAN
7 10 (52.63%) WAN
7 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
7 10 (52.63%) VPLS
7 10 (52.63%) Network Management
7 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
9 4 (21.05%) VPN
9 4 (21.05%) Juniper
10 3 (15.79%) CCNA
10 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
10 3 (15.79%) JNCIA
10 3 (15.79%) JNCIS
11 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Network Security
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (84.21%) Firewall
4 12 (63.16%) OSPF
4 12 (63.16%) EIGRP
5 10 (52.63%) MPLS
5 10 (52.63%) BGP
5 10 (52.63%) LAN
5 10 (52.63%) WAN
5 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
5 10 (52.63%) IPsec
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (52.63%) VPLS
6 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 10 (52.63%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Network Management
2 2 (10.53%) SIEM
2 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (68.42%) CCSA
1 13 (68.42%) CCSE
2 10 (52.63%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) JNCIA
3 3 (15.79%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee