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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 67 79 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 57 55 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.91% 2.58% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.58% 14.78% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 42 44
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
391 372 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.98% 17.46% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 356 295 316
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (79.75%) Cisco
2 52 (65.82%) CheckPoint
3 45 (56.96%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (54.43%) Juniper
5 41 (51.90%) Firewall
6 31 (39.24%) CCNP
7 30 (37.97%) McAfee
8 28 (35.44%) CCIE
9 23 (29.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (25.32%) Data Centre
11 19 (24.05%) OSPF
11 19 (24.05%) BGP
11 19 (24.05%) HP
12 18 (22.78%) GAP Analysis
12 18 (22.78%) F5
13 16 (20.25%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (18.99%) Spanning Tree
15 14 (17.72%) LAN
15 14 (17.72%) WAN
16 13 (16.46%) Linux
17 12 (15.19%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (15.19%) Wireless
17 12 (15.19%) Risk Assessment
18 11 (13.92%) HP ASE
18 11 (13.92%) Wireless Security
18 11 (13.92%) Huawei
19 10 (12.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 10 (12.66%) VMware
20 9 (11.39%) BIG-IP
20 9 (11.39%) SELinux

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 41 (51.90%) Firewall
2 23 (29.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (24.05%) OSPF
3 19 (24.05%) BGP
4 16 (20.25%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (18.99%) Spanning Tree
6 14 (17.72%) LAN
6 14 (17.72%) WAN
7 12 (15.19%) Wireless
7 12 (15.19%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (13.92%) Wireless Security
9 9 (11.39%) BIG-IP
10 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.53%) VPN
11 2 (2.53%) IPsec
11 2 (2.53%) IPv4
11 2 (2.53%) SAN
11 2 (2.53%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (2.53%) FWSM
12 1 (1.27%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Marketing
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Network Engineer
2 22 (27.85%) Architect
3 13 (16.46%) Network Consultant
3 13 (16.46%) Consultant
3 13 (16.46%) Security Consultant
3 13 (16.46%) Network Security Consultant
4 12 (15.19%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 12 (15.19%) Security Architect
4 12 (15.19%) Network Architect
4 12 (15.19%) Network Security Architect
4 12 (15.19%) Sales Consultant
5 8 (10.13%) Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Team Leader
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Design Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Design Leader
6 6 (7.59%) Network Design Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco Architect
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.53%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.80%) Solaris
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) GAP Analysis
2 12 (15.19%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
4 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (3.80%) Network Management
5 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.53%) Line Management
5 2 (2.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.53%) People Management
5 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.53%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (2.53%) TOGAF
5 2 (2.53%) CRM
5 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.27%) Migration
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) Perl
1 2 (2.53%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) Tcl
2 1 (1.27%) C
2 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (56.96%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (39.24%) CCNP
3 28 (35.44%) CCIE
4 11 (13.92%) HP ASE
5 4 (5.06%) CCSE
6 3 (3.80%) CCNA
7 2 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.53%) CCSA
8 1 (1.27%) GCFA
8 1 (1.27%) CEH
8 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.27%) MCTS
8 1 (1.27%) Degree
8 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) SSCP
8 1 (1.27%) GIAC
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) vSphere
3 2 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) SELinux
2 3 (3.80%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (79.75%) Cisco
2 52 (65.82%) CheckPoint
3 43 (54.43%) Juniper
4 30 (37.97%) McAfee
5 19 (24.05%) HP
6 18 (22.78%) F5
7 11 (13.92%) Huawei
8 10 (12.66%) VMware
9 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.80%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.53%) Sun
10 2 (2.53%) Dell
10 2 (2.53%) NetApp
10 2 (2.53%) Computacenter
10 2 (2.53%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.27%) Veeam
11 1 (1.27%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.27%) Oracle
11 1 (1.27%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.27%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Law Society
Salary: From £35,373 to £41,616 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago