The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 117 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 30 60 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.27% 3.00% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.59% 14.81% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 58 42
Median salary £40,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.69% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £70,750 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.37% +9.41%
Network Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
395 405 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.72% 20.27% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 282 375 290
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Security
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Birmingham

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 60 (92.31%) Firewall
2 39 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (56.92%) Cisco
4 26 (40.00%) LAN
5 25 (38.46%) WAN
5 25 (38.46%) CCNA
6 23 (35.38%) CCNP
7 22 (33.85%) Juniper
8 16 (24.62%) CheckPoint
9 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 15 (23.08%) Security Operations
10 14 (21.54%) SIEM
10 14 (21.54%) VPN
10 14 (21.54%) BGP
11 13 (20.00%) OSPF
11 13 (20.00%) Windows
11 13 (20.00%) Finance
12 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
12 12 (18.46%) VMware
12 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
13 11 (16.92%) CCIE
13 11 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
14 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
14 10 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (15.38%) SAN
14 10 (15.38%) Intel Security
15 9 (13.85%) Law
15 9 (13.85%) Wireless

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (92.31%) Firewall
2 26 (40.00%) LAN
3 25 (38.46%) WAN
4 14 (21.54%) BGP
4 14 (21.54%) VPN
5 13 (20.00%) OSPF
6 11 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (15.38%) SAN
7 10 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
8 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (13.85%) Wireless
9 8 (12.31%) IPv4
9 8 (12.31%) MPLS
10 7 (10.77%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
12 5 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (7.69%) Internet
13 4 (6.15%) DHCP
13 4 (6.15%) Skype
13 4 (6.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Law
3 7 (10.77%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Security Officer
3 11 (16.92%) IT Security Officer
4 9 (13.85%) Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Network Support
6 7 (10.77%) Network Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (9.23%) Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Security Manager
9 4 (6.15%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Network Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Network Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 3 (4.62%) Information Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Information Security Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Switch Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Wireless Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.54%) COM
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.08%) Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Security Operations
2 14 (21.54%) SIEM
3 10 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
4 7 (10.77%) Information Security
4 7 (10.77%) Network Management
4 7 (10.77%) Trend Analysis
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL
6 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.15%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.15%) ISMS
8 3 (4.62%) BCP
8 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.62%) Project Management
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.08%) Perl
1 2 (3.08%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (38.46%) CCNA
3 23 (35.38%) CCNP
4 11 (16.92%) CCIE
5 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
7 6 (9.23%) Degree
8 5 (7.69%) CISSP
9 4 (6.15%) CISM
9 4 (6.15%) MCSA
9 4 (6.15%) MCSE
9 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.54%) CCDE
10 1 (1.54%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Cisco
2 22 (33.85%) Juniper
3 16 (24.62%) CheckPoint
4 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 12 (18.46%) VMware
6 10 (15.38%) Intel Security
7 5 (7.69%) Citrix
8 4 (6.15%) F5
8 4 (6.15%) NetApp
8 4 (6.15%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.08%) Huawei
9 2 (3.08%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.08%) LogRhythm
9 2 (3.08%) Remedy
9 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.08%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) Avaya
10 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.54%) Mitel
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