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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 104 105 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 25 17 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.36% 0.90% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.74% 6.56% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 23
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £74,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
323 259 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.55% 13.69% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 269 236 263
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 June 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Security also 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 that cited Network Security.

1 28 (68.29%) Cisco
2 25 (60.98%) Firewall
3 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (51.22%) CheckPoint
5 14 (34.15%) CCNP
6 13 (31.71%) Juniper
6 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
7 12 (29.27%) OSPF
7 12 (29.27%) BGP
8 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (21.95%) LAN
10 8 (19.51%) WAN
10 8 (19.51%) CCSE
11 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
11 7 (17.07%) CCNA
11 7 (17.07%) CCIE
11 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
12 6 (14.63%) F5
12 6 (14.63%) Windows
12 6 (14.63%) Sourcefire
12 6 (14.63%) Fortinet
13 5 (12.20%) Finance
13 5 (12.20%) Wireless
13 5 (12.20%) CCSA
13 5 (12.20%) UNIX
13 5 (12.20%) Linux
13 5 (12.20%) DHCP
13 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
13 5 (12.20%) VPN
13 5 (12.20%) DNS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Security also 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 that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) OSPF
2 12 (29.27%) BGP
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (21.95%) LAN
5 8 (19.51%) WAN
6 5 (12.20%) Wireless
6 5 (12.20%) DHCP
6 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.20%) VPN
6 5 (12.20%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
7 4 (9.76%) FWSM
8 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
8 3 (7.32%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (7.32%) SSL
9 2 (4.88%) RIP
9 2 (4.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Network Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Product Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.44%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) UNIX
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.32%) Product Management
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) Network Design
4 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.88%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.88%) Network Management
4 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.44%) Line Management
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.44%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) Tcl
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (34.15%) CCNP
3 8 (19.51%) CCSE
4 7 (17.07%) CCNA
4 7 (17.07%) CCIE
5 5 (12.20%) CCSA
6 3 (7.32%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.88%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) GIAC
8 1 (2.44%) CEH
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.44%) GCFA
8 1 (2.44%) Degree
8 1 (2.44%) SSCP
8 1 (2.44%) CISSP
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Snort
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) CheckPoint
3 13 (31.71%) Juniper
4 6 (14.63%) F5
4 6 (14.63%) Sourcefire
4 6 (14.63%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.32%) McAfee
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) Sun
6 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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