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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 108 103 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 21 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 1.01% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.95% 6.38% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 14
Average salary £35,000 £54,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +20.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,250 £37,499
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £68,050
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
302 282 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.01% 15.83% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 265 257 263
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 5 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 35 (56.45%) Firewall
2 33 (53.23%) Cisco
3 27 (43.55%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (43.55%) Juniper
4 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
5 21 (33.87%) LAN
5 21 (33.87%) WAN
6 20 (32.26%) CCNP
7 18 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (25.81%) SQL
8 16 (25.81%) VMware
9 15 (24.19%) MVC
9 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (24.19%) CSS
9 15 (24.19%) HTML
9 15 (24.19%) PHP
9 15 (24.19%) OO
9 15 (24.19%) jQuery
9 15 (24.19%) RESTful
9 15 (24.19%) HTML5
9 15 (24.19%) Laravel
9 15 (24.19%) REST
9 15 (24.19%) CSS3
9 15 (24.19%) Database Security
9 15 (24.19%) OO PHP
9 15 (24.19%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
9 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
10 14 (22.58%) OWASP
10 14 (22.58%) CheckPoint

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (3.23%) Apache
1 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (56.45%) Firewall
2 21 (33.87%) LAN
2 21 (33.87%) WAN
3 18 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (12.90%) IPv4
5 6 (9.68%) BIG-IP
5 6 (9.68%) SAN
6 4 (6.45%) HTTP
7 3 (4.84%) Wireless
7 3 (4.84%) Wireless Security
8 2 (3.23%) BGP
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.23%) OSPF
8 2 (3.23%) PABX
8 2 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (3.23%) VoIP
8 2 (3.23%) VPN
8 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Network Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) PHP Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Graduate
3 13 (20.97%) Graduate Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Graduate PHP Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Security Engineer
6 9 (14.52%) Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Junior
7 7 (11.29%) Junior Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Junior PHP Developer
8 6 (9.68%) OO PHP Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Information Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) Security Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) SOC Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) CSS
1 15 (24.19%) CSS3
1 15 (24.19%) HTML
1 15 (24.19%) HTML5
1 15 (24.19%) jQuery
1 15 (24.19%) Laravel
1 15 (24.19%) REST
1 15 (24.19%) RESTful
2 2 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.90%) Unix
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.23%) CentOS
6 2 (3.23%) SUSE
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (24.19%) Cybersecurity
1 15 (24.19%) Database Security
1 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
1 15 (24.19%) MVC
1 15 (24.19%) OO
1 15 (24.19%) OO PHP
2 14 (22.58%) OWASP
3 12 (19.35%) Presales
4 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
4 9 (14.52%) Security Operations
4 9 (14.52%) SIEM
5 8 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.68%) Computer Forensics
7 6 (9.68%) Information Security
7 6 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (9.68%) Threat Management
8 5 (8.06%) ITIL
9 3 (4.84%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) PHP
3 6 (9.68%) Perl
4 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.23%) Groovy
4 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 20 (32.26%) CCNP
4 11 (17.74%) CCNA
5 9 (14.52%) CISSP
6 8 (12.90%) CCIE
7 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (9.68%) CEH
8 6 (9.68%) GCFA
8 6 (9.68%) GIAC
8 6 (9.68%) MCSA
8 6 (9.68%) MCSE
8 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
8 6 (9.68%) SSCP
8 6 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.84%) CISM
9 3 (4.84%) HP ASE
9 3 (4.84%) HPE ATP
10 1 (1.61%) MCP
10 1 (1.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) PCI DSS
2 7 (11.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) vSphere
2 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) SELinux
2 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Cisco
2 27 (43.55%) Juniper
3 16 (25.81%) VMware
4 14 (22.58%) CheckPoint
4 14 (22.58%) McAfee
5 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.68%) F5
7 3 (4.84%) Citrix
7 3 (4.84%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) Huawei
7 3 (4.84%) NetApp
8 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.23%) Remedy
8 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.23%) Symantec
9 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.61%) Veeam
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