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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 67 99 103
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 65 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.40% 1.18% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.99% 7.72% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 22
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £21,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
271 285 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.16% 15.27% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 172 253 256
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
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 18 January 2017.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 54 (57.45%) Firewall
2 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
3 47 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 45 (47.87%) Data Centre
5 43 (45.74%) VMware
6 38 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (39.36%) MS Excel
7 37 (39.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (37.23%) Citrix
9 33 (35.11%) Hyper-V
10 31 (32.98%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (32.98%) CCNA
11 30 (31.91%) Cisco
11 30 (31.91%) WAN
12 28 (29.79%) LAN
13 27 (28.72%) ITIL
14 24 (25.53%) CCNP
15 22 (23.40%) SIEM
16 21 (22.34%) Windows
17 20 (21.28%) CheckPoint
18 17 (18.09%) Service Delivery
18 17 (18.09%) Process Improvement
19 16 (17.02%) CISSP
20 14 (14.89%) VPN
20 14 (14.89%) Information Security
21 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
21 13 (13.83%) Security Operations
22 12 (12.77%) Windows Server
22 12 (12.77%) Intrusion Detection
22 12 (12.77%) VLAN

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 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (39.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (32.98%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (57.45%) Firewall
2 30 (31.91%) WAN
3 28 (29.79%) LAN
4 14 (14.89%) VPN
5 12 (12.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (12.77%) VLAN
6 10 (10.64%) BGP
6 10 (10.64%) EIGRP
6 10 (10.64%) OSPF
7 9 (9.57%) DHCP
7 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
8 8 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (8.51%) Internet
8 8 (8.51%) SAN
8 8 (8.51%) WLAN
9 7 (7.45%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (7.45%) Wireless
10 6 (6.38%) IPsec
10 6 (6.38%) SSL
11 5 (5.32%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.09%) Delivery Manager
2 17 (18.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 17 (18.09%) Technical Manager
3 9 (9.57%) Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Security Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Security Officer
4 8 (8.51%) IT Security Officer
4 8 (8.51%) Security Operations Specialist
4 8 (8.51%) Security Specialist
5 7 (7.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Security Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Network Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Operations Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) COM
1 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (47.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) FMCG
4 3 (3.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.06%) SCADA
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.57%) Unix
3 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) ITIL
2 22 (23.40%) SIEM
3 17 (18.09%) Process Improvement
3 17 (18.09%) Service Delivery
4 14 (14.89%) Information Security
5 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
5 13 (13.83%) Security Operations
6 10 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (9.57%) Change Control
7 9 (9.57%) Service Management
7 9 (9.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (8.51%) Presales
8 8 (8.51%) Threat Detection
9 7 (7.45%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.32%) Network Management
11 5 (5.32%) Security Management
12 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
12 4 (4.26%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.06%) Java
1 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (32.98%) CCNA
3 24 (25.53%) CCNP
4 16 (17.02%) CISSP
5 12 (12.77%) CEH
6 9 (9.57%) CISM
7 8 (8.51%) GCIA
7 8 (8.51%) GCIH
7 8 (8.51%) GIAC
7 8 (8.51%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (8.51%) SANS
8 6 (6.38%) CCSE
8 6 (6.38%) MCSE
8 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.26%) CCSA
10 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.19%) Degree
11 3 (3.19%) MCSA
11 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 37 (39.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (35.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.26%) vSphere
5 2 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.06%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.13%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 43 (45.74%) VMware
3 35 (37.23%) Citrix
4 30 (31.91%) Cisco
5 20 (21.28%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.57%) LogRhythm
7 7 (7.45%) Juniper
7 7 (7.45%) Palo Alto
8 6 (6.38%) Aruba
8 6 (6.38%) Meraki
8 6 (6.38%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.26%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (4.26%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (4.26%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.26%) Huawei
9 4 (4.26%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.19%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.19%) NetApp
11 2 (2.13%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Standard Corporate Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NACRO
Salary: £62,525 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Friend MTS
Posted: 19 days ago