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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 131 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 23 41 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 2.19% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.42% 12.20% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 52
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £36,479
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £72,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +11.36%
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
424 336 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.15% 17.93% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 273 293 340
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £26,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 30 September 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 61 (93.85%) Firewall
2 42 (64.62%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (60.00%) Cisco
4 30 (46.15%) LAN
5 29 (44.62%) WAN
5 29 (44.62%) CCNA
6 23 (35.38%) CCNP
7 22 (33.85%) Juniper
8 20 (30.77%) CheckPoint
9 16 (24.62%) BGP
9 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
9 16 (24.62%) VPN
9 16 (24.62%) VMware
10 15 (23.08%) OSPF
10 15 (23.08%) Security Operations
11 13 (20.00%) SAN
11 13 (20.00%) Windows
11 13 (20.00%) Wireless
12 12 (18.46%) Finance
12 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
12 12 (18.46%) SIEM
12 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
13 11 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (16.92%) CCIE
13 11 (16.92%) VLAN
14 10 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (15.38%) Intel Security
14 10 (15.38%) DHCP
14 10 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
14 10 (15.38%) Windows Server

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 (4.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (93.85%) Firewall
2 30 (46.15%) LAN
3 29 (44.62%) WAN
4 16 (24.62%) BGP
4 16 (24.62%) VPN
5 15 (23.08%) OSPF
6 13 (20.00%) SAN
6 13 (20.00%) Wireless
7 11 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (16.92%) VLAN
8 10 (15.38%) DHCP
8 10 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (13.85%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (12.31%) Internet
10 8 (12.31%) IPv4
11 7 (10.77%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (10.77%) MPLS
12 6 (9.23%) EIGRP
12 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Law
3 6 (9.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Security Officer
3 9 (13.85%) IT Security Officer
4 8 (12.31%) Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Network Support
5 7 (10.77%) Security Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Information Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Network Security Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Switch Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Wireless 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 3 (4.62%) NHS
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.23%) Windows 8
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Security Operations
2 12 (18.46%) SIEM
3 10 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (13.85%) Network Management
5 7 (10.77%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (9.23%) Information Security
7 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.15%) ISMS
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.15%) Security Management
8 4 (6.15%) Service Management
9 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (4.62%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
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 42 (64.62%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (44.62%) 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%) MCSA
8 5 (7.69%) MCSE
8 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.08%) CISSP
10 1 (1.54%) CCDE
10 1 (1.54%) CEH
10 1 (1.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
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 6 (9.23%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Cisco
2 22 (33.85%) Juniper
3 20 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (24.62%) VMware
5 10 (15.38%) Intel Security
6 6 (9.23%) Citrix
7 5 (7.69%) NetApp
8 4 (6.15%) F5
8 4 (6.15%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.62%) Aruba
9 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.08%) Huawei
11 1 (1.54%) Avaya
11 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.54%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.54%) Mitel
11 1 (1.54%) Remedy
11 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
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