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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 109 76 98
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 37 59 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.57% 2.88% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 14.36% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34 58 25
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.68%
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
378 411 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.02% 20.09% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 296 376 262
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 66 (94.29%) Firewall
2 44 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (60.00%) Cisco
4 34 (48.57%) LAN
5 31 (44.29%) WAN
6 28 (40.00%) CCNA
7 26 (37.14%) Juniper
8 25 (35.71%) CCNP
9 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
10 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 15 (21.43%) VPN
11 14 (20.00%) BGP
12 13 (18.57%) OSPF
12 13 (18.57%) Windows
12 13 (18.57%) Finance
12 13 (18.57%) VMware
12 13 (18.57%) SIEM
12 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
13 12 (17.14%) Security Operations
13 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
14 11 (15.71%) CCIE
14 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
14 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
15 10 (14.29%) Windows Server
15 10 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
15 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
15 10 (14.29%) Intel Security
16 9 (12.86%) IPv4

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 (5.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (94.29%) Firewall
2 34 (48.57%) LAN
3 31 (44.29%) WAN
4 15 (21.43%) VPN
5 14 (20.00%) BGP
6 13 (18.57%) OSPF
7 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (12.86%) IPv4
9 9 (12.86%) Wireless
10 8 (11.43%) MPLS
10 8 (11.43%) SAN
11 7 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (8.57%) DHCP
12 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
13 5 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (7.14%) Internet
13 5 (7.14%) VoIP
13 5 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Law
3 7 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.29%) Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Retail
7 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Security Officer
3 11 (15.71%) IT Security Officer
3 11 (15.71%) Network Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Architect
4 9 (12.86%) Network Support
5 7 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.14%) Designer
7 5 (7.14%) Network Designer
7 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.86%) Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Unix
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) SIEM
2 12 (17.14%) Security Operations
3 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 10 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (10.00%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) Network Management
4 7 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (7.14%) Network Design
6 4 (5.71%) Information Security
7 3 (4.29%) Change Management
7 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.29%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.29%) Service Management
7 3 (4.29%) Time Management
8 2 (2.86%) Change Control
8 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.86%) Perl
1 2 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (40.00%) CCNA
3 25 (35.71%) CCNP
4 11 (15.71%) CCIE
4 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.00%) CISSP
7 6 (8.57%) CISM
7 6 (8.57%) Degree
8 3 (4.29%) MCSA
8 3 (4.29%) MCSE
8 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.43%) CCDE
9 1 (1.43%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) vSphere
4 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (60.00%) Cisco
2 26 (37.14%) Juniper
3 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
4 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.57%) VMware
6 10 (14.29%) Intel Security
7 5 (7.14%) Symantec
8 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.29%) Citrix
9 3 (4.29%) F5
9 3 (4.29%) LANDesk
9 3 (4.29%) NetApp
9 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.29%) Remedy
9 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.86%) Huawei
10 2 (2.86%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.43%) Aruba
11 1 (1.43%) Splunk
11 1 (1.43%) Veeam
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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