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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 115 119 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 30 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 0.66% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 4.15% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 12
Median salary £44,649 £49,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.34% +3.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £22,500 £38,249
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £66,250 £53,130
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
349 289 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.36% 15.86% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 263 236 227
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 46 (90.20%) Firewall
2 32 (62.75%) LAN
3 30 (58.82%) Cisco
4 29 (56.86%) WAN
5 28 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (39.22%) Juniper
7 19 (37.25%) CCNP
8 17 (33.33%) CCNA
9 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 15 (29.41%) Windows
9 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
10 13 (25.49%) VMware
10 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
10 13 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (23.53%) CISSP
12 11 (21.57%) IPv4
12 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
13 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
14 9 (17.65%) CISM
14 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
15 8 (15.69%) vSphere
15 8 (15.69%) SIEM
15 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
15 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
16 7 (13.73%) NetBackup
16 7 (13.73%) Finance
16 7 (13.73%) Network Design
16 7 (13.73%) VPN
16 7 (13.73%) ITIL

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 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (90.20%) Firewall
2 32 (62.75%) LAN
3 29 (56.86%) WAN
4 13 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (21.57%) IPv4
6 7 (13.73%) SAN
6 7 (13.73%) VPN
7 5 (9.80%) MPLS
7 5 (9.80%) VoIP
7 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (7.84%) BGP
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.88%) OSPF
9 3 (5.88%) PABX
9 3 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (3.92%) DHCP
10 2 (3.92%) DNS
10 2 (3.92%) Skype
10 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Law
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Network Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Architect
4 9 (17.65%) Network Architect
5 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Designer
6 7 (13.73%) Network Designer
7 6 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Cisco Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Cisco Architect
8 5 (9.80%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Cisco Network Architect
8 5 (9.80%) IT Security Officer
8 5 (9.80%) Security Officer
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Network Support
9 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) COM
1 1 (1.96%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.88%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
2 8 (15.69%) SIEM
3 7 (13.73%) ITIL
3 7 (13.73%) Network Design
4 5 (9.80%) Network Management
4 5 (9.80%) Security Operations
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security
6 3 (5.88%) Change Management
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.88%) Project Management
6 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.88%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) Change Control
7 2 (3.92%) Presales
7 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Threat Management
7 2 (3.92%) Time Management
7 2 (3.92%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (37.25%) CCNP
3 17 (33.33%) CCNA
4 12 (23.53%) CISSP
5 9 (17.65%) CISM
5 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) MCSA
6 6 (11.76%) MCSE
6 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.88%) CCIE
8 2 (3.92%) CEH
8 2 (3.92%) Degree
8 2 (3.92%) GCFA
8 2 (3.92%) GIAC
8 2 (3.92%) SSCP
9 1 (1.96%) CCDE
9 1 (1.96%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
1 8 (15.69%) vSphere
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) WSUS
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Cisco
2 20 (39.22%) Juniper
3 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 13 (25.49%) VMware
5 7 (13.73%) Symantec
6 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix
7 3 (5.88%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.88%) LANDesk
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) Remedy
7 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.92%) Huawei
8 2 (3.92%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.92%) Veeam
9 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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