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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 119 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 1 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% - 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% - 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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
1734 1425 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.85% 94.06% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1242 1360
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 30 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Network Security
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (50.00%) CCSE
5 6 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (50.00%) CCSA
6 5 (41.67%) CCNA
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) MPLS
6 5 (41.67%) OSPF
6 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
8 3 (25.00%) Legal
8 3 (25.00%) IPsec
8 3 (25.00%) BGP
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) Juniper
8 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (25.00%) VPLS
8 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (25.00%) JNCIA
8 3 (25.00%) JNCIS
8 3 (25.00%) Network Management
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Network Security
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 5 (41.67%) OSPF
5 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) IPsec
7 3 (25.00%) BGP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) VPLS
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCSE
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) CCSA
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (25.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) HP