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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 127 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 2 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.097% 0.16% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.17% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
1971 1781 1579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.17% 94.13% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1800 1587 1372
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 18 December 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) Network Security
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) CCSE
3 11 (68.75%) CCSA
4 10 (62.50%) MPLS
4 10 (62.50%) OSPF
4 10 (62.50%) EIGRP
4 10 (62.50%) CCNP
4 10 (62.50%) LAN
4 10 (62.50%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (50.00%) Network Management
5 8 (50.00%) VPLS
5 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (50.00%) BGP
5 8 (50.00%) Legal
5 8 (50.00%) IPsec
6 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (31.25%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
9 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
9 3 (18.75%) Juniper
9 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
9 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
9 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
10 2 (12.50%) SIEM

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) Network Security
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (62.50%) EIGRP
3 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 10 (62.50%) OSPF
3 10 (62.50%) LAN
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (50.00%) BGP
4 8 (50.00%) IPsec
4 8 (50.00%) VPLS
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 8 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) SIEM
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCSA
2 11 (68.75%) CCSE
3 10 (62.50%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
5 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
3 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) HP