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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 128 115 108
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 11 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 0.52% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.55% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 2
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
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
2240 2008 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.20% 94.63% 92.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 1831 1298
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Network Security
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
4 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (68.42%) CCSA
5 13 (68.42%) CCSE
6 12 (63.16%) OSPF
6 12 (63.16%) EIGRP
7 11 (57.89%) MPLS
7 11 (57.89%) CCNP
7 11 (57.89%) LAN
7 11 (57.89%) WAN
8 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
8 10 (52.63%) BGP
8 10 (52.63%) IPsec
8 10 (52.63%) Legal
8 10 (52.63%) VPLS
8 10 (52.63%) Network Management
8 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
10 4 (21.05%) VPN
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) Juniper
11 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
11 3 (15.79%) JNCIA
11 3 (15.79%) JNCIS
12 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) OSPF
3 12 (63.16%) EIGRP
4 11 (57.89%) MPLS
4 11 (57.89%) LAN
4 11 (57.89%) WAN
5 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
5 10 (52.63%) BGP
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%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCSA
2 13 (68.42%) CCSE
3 11 (57.89%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) JNCIA
5 3 (15.79%) JNCIS
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
3 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks