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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 68 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 53 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.02% 1.15% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.37% 7.76% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 12
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -40.76%
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
248 322 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.15% 14.84% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 179 274 255
Median salary £45,000 £42,511 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.85% +6.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 26 February 2017.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 52 (55.91%) Firewall
2 49 (52.69%) Active Directory
3 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
4 42 (45.16%) Data Centre
5 40 (43.01%) VMware
6 37 (39.78%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (37.63%) MS Excel
9 34 (36.56%) Citrix
9 34 (36.56%) Hyper-V
10 32 (34.41%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (33.33%) ITIL
11 31 (33.33%) Cisco
12 29 (31.18%) CCNA
13 28 (30.11%) WAN
14 26 (27.96%) LAN
15 25 (26.88%) SIEM
16 24 (25.81%) CCNP
16 24 (25.81%) CheckPoint
17 18 (19.35%) Windows
17 18 (19.35%) Service Delivery
17 18 (19.35%) Process Improvement
18 16 (17.20%) CISSP
19 13 (13.98%) VPN
19 13 (13.98%) Intrusion Detection
20 12 (12.90%) VLAN
20 12 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
20 12 (12.90%) TCP/IP
20 12 (12.90%) Finance
20 12 (12.90%) CEH

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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (37.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.15%) Office 365
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (55.91%) Firewall
2 28 (30.11%) WAN
3 26 (27.96%) LAN
4 13 (13.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (13.98%) VPN
5 12 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.90%) VLAN
6 10 (10.75%) BGP
6 10 (10.75%) OSPF
7 9 (9.68%) DHCP
7 9 (9.68%) EIGRP
7 9 (9.68%) WLAN
8 8 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (8.60%) Internet
8 8 (8.60%) SSL
9 6 (6.45%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (6.45%) DNS
9 6 (6.45%) Wireless
10 5 (5.38%) IPsec
10 5 (5.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Delivery Manager
1 18 (19.35%) Network Engineer
1 18 (19.35%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 18 (19.35%) Technical Manager
2 11 (11.83%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (11.83%) Security Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Security Officer
4 9 (9.68%) Security Operations Specialist
4 9 (9.68%) Security Specialist
5 8 (8.60%) IT Security Officer
6 7 (7.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Network Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Operations Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (45.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.68%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.23%) FMCG
4 3 (3.23%) NHS
5 2 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.08%) SCADA
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Unix
2 9 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.15%) Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) ITIL
2 25 (26.88%) SIEM
3 18 (19.35%) Process Improvement
3 18 (19.35%) Service Delivery
4 12 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (10.75%) Information Security
5 10 (10.75%) Presales
5 10 (10.75%) Security Operations
6 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 9 (9.68%) Service Management
6 9 (9.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (8.60%) Change Control
7 8 (8.60%) Threat Detection
8 7 (7.53%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (6.45%) Network Design
10 5 (5.38%) Network Management
10 5 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (4.30%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (4.30%) ITIL V3
11 4 (4.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (39.78%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (31.18%) CCNA
3 24 (25.81%) CCNP
4 16 (17.20%) CISSP
5 12 (12.90%) CEH
6 9 (9.68%) CCSE
7 8 (8.60%) CISM
7 8 (8.60%) GCIA
7 8 (8.60%) GCIH
7 8 (8.60%) GIAC
7 8 (8.60%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (8.60%) SANS
8 6 (6.45%) CCSA
9 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (4.30%) MCSE
11 3 (3.23%) Degree
12 2 (2.15%) CCDP
13 1 (1.08%) CCDA
13 1 (1.08%) MCSA
13 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.08%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (52.69%) Active Directory
2 36 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (36.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.15%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.08%) QRadar
3 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.01%) VMware
3 34 (36.56%) Citrix
4 31 (33.33%) Cisco
5 24 (25.81%) CheckPoint
6 10 (10.75%) LogRhythm
7 8 (8.60%) Juniper
7 8 (8.60%) Meraki
7 8 (8.60%) Palo Alto
7 8 (8.60%) Sourcefire
8 6 (6.45%) Aruba
8 6 (6.45%) Intel Security
9 5 (5.38%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.30%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (4.30%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (4.30%) Huawei
11 3 (3.23%) Splunk
12 2 (2.15%) ArcSight
12 2 (2.15%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
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