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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 102 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 16 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 1.69% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.95% 8.93% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 19
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
269 280 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.45% 18.94% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 239 242 241
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 41 (74.55%) Cisco
2 38 (69.09%) Firewall
3 31 (56.36%) CheckPoint
4 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (40.00%) Juniper
6 19 (34.55%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (32.73%) VPN
7 18 (32.73%) LAN
8 17 (30.91%) WAN
8 17 (30.91%) OSPF
8 17 (30.91%) CCSA
9 16 (29.09%) Blue Coat
9 16 (29.09%) CCNA
10 15 (27.27%) BGP
11 14 (25.45%) CCNP
11 14 (25.45%) CCSE
11 14 (25.45%) Fortinet
12 13 (23.64%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
14 10 (18.18%) JNCIA
14 10 (18.18%) JNCIS
14 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 10 (18.18%) Windows
15 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
15 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
15 9 (16.36%) VMware
15 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (14.55%) Network Monitoring
16 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2007

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 38 (69.09%) Firewall
2 19 (34.55%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (32.73%) VPN
3 18 (32.73%) LAN
4 17 (30.91%) WAN
4 17 (30.91%) OSPF
5 15 (27.27%) BGP
6 13 (23.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (14.55%) EIGRP
7 8 (14.55%) SAN
8 7 (12.73%) DNS
8 7 (12.73%) MPLS
9 6 (10.91%) DHCP
9 6 (10.91%) NAS
10 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 4 (7.27%) IPsec
11 4 (7.27%) Wireless
11 4 (7.27%) IGRP
11 4 (7.27%) SSL
11 4 (7.27%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Network Consultant
2 9 (16.36%) Consultant
2 9 (16.36%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Security Consultant
3 7 (12.73%) Network Security Consultant
3 7 (12.73%) Security Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.91%) UNIX
3 6 (10.91%) Solaris
3 6 (10.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
2 8 (14.55%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (14.55%) Business Continuity
3 6 (10.91%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Network Management
6 3 (5.45%) Low Latency
6 3 (5.45%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.45%) Product Management
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
7 2 (3.64%) Network Design
7 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Tcl
1 4 (7.27%) Perl
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (30.91%) CCSA
3 16 (29.09%) CCNA
4 14 (25.45%) CCNP
4 14 (25.45%) CCSE
5 10 (18.18%) JNCIA
5 10 (18.18%) JNCIS
6 4 (7.27%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.64%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.64%) CCIE
7 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) MCP
8 1 (1.82%) MCSE
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
1 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) XenApp
2 8 (14.55%) vSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Snort
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) Cisco
2 31 (56.36%) CheckPoint
3 22 (40.00%) Juniper
4 16 (29.09%) Blue Coat
5 14 (25.45%) Fortinet
6 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.36%) VMware
8 8 (14.55%) Citrix
9 6 (10.91%) Dell
9 6 (10.91%) EMC
10 4 (7.27%) F5
11 3 (5.45%) Sourcefire
12 2 (3.64%) Websense
13 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.82%) Sun
13 1 (1.82%) HP
13 1 (1.82%) Nortel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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