The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 87 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 22 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.22% 2.13% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 11.64% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 15
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,499 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,920 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -4.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
267 318 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.83% 18.34% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 238 253 216
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
West Midlands

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 17 April 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 37 (63.79%) Cisco
2 36 (62.07%) Firewall
3 23 (39.66%) CheckPoint
4 21 (36.21%) CISSP
5 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (31.03%) Advertising
7 17 (29.31%) WAN
7 17 (29.31%) LAN
8 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
9 13 (22.41%) Ethernet
9 13 (22.41%) Risk Management
9 13 (22.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (22.41%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (20.69%) SIEM
10 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.69%) McAfee
11 11 (18.97%) Information Security
12 10 (17.24%) CCSE
12 10 (17.24%) CEH
12 10 (17.24%) Sourcefire
12 10 (17.24%) CCIE
12 10 (17.24%) CCSP
12 10 (17.24%) Juniper
12 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
13 9 (15.52%) FortiGate
13 9 (15.52%) Protective Monitoring
13 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
14 8 (13.79%) Penetration Testing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (1.72%) Apache
1 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 36 (62.07%) Firewall
2 17 (29.31%) LAN
2 17 (29.31%) WAN
3 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (22.41%) Ethernet
4 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (13.79%) VPN
6 6 (10.34%) Internet
7 5 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.17%) Wireless
8 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.45%) MPLS
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.72%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.72%) Junos
10 1 (1.72%) SSL
10 1 (1.72%) SAN
10 1 (1.72%) HTTP
10 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) OLAP
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 18 (31.03%) Advertising
2 7 (12.07%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Local Government
4 4 (6.90%) Back Office
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Architect
2 13 (22.41%) Network Architect
3 12 (20.69%) Security Architect
3 12 (20.69%) Security Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Consultant
4 10 (17.24%) Security Specialist
5 9 (15.52%) IT Security Specialist
5 9 (15.52%) IT Security Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) Network Consultant
5 9 (15.52%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Technical Design Authority
7 5 (8.62%) Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Information Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Network Security Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Security Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) COM
1 1 (1.72%) SOAP
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) XML
1 1 (1.72%) Ajax
1 1 (1.72%) JSON
1 1 (1.72%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) PKI
2 4 (6.90%) RMADS
2 4 (6.90%) CESG
2 4 (6.90%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.72%) CentOS
2 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Risk Management
1 13 (22.41%) Ethical Hacking
1 13 (22.41%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (20.69%) SIEM
3 11 (18.97%) Information Security
4 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
4 9 (15.52%) Protective Monitoring
5 8 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
7 6 (10.34%) Security Architecture
8 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (8.62%) Web Development
9 4 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
2 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) CISSP
2 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (17.24%) CCIE
3 10 (17.24%) CCSP
3 10 (17.24%) CCSE
3 10 (17.24%) CEH
4 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.62%) CISM
6 5 (8.62%) GSEC
7 4 (6.90%) CISA
8 2 (3.45%) CCNP
9 1 (1.72%) CCNA
9 1 (1.72%) CCDA
9 1 (1.72%) CCDP
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.72%) MCP
9 1 (1.72%) MCSE
9 1 (1.72%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) FortiGate
2 5 (8.62%) Nessus
3 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) CheckPoint
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) McAfee
4 10 (17.24%) Sourcefire
4 10 (17.24%) Juniper
5 6 (10.34%) IBM
5 6 (10.34%) VMware
5 6 (10.34%) Blue Coat
5 6 (10.34%) Symantec
5 6 (10.34%) TippingPoint
6 5 (8.62%) ArcSight
6 5 (8.62%) Lumension
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle
7 4 (6.90%) CA
8 3 (5.17%) F5
8 3 (5.17%) Splunk
9 2 (3.45%) HP
9 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.72%) Fujitsu
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
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Posted: 3 days ago
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