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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 69 82 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 57 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.62% 2.15% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.96% 13.53% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 39
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
381 340 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.49% 15.90% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 301 313 257
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
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 29 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (79.73%) Cisco
2 54 (72.97%) Firewall
3 49 (66.22%) CheckPoint
4 28 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (36.49%) Juniper
6 24 (32.43%) CCNP
7 21 (28.38%) CCSA
8 20 (27.03%) OSPF
8 20 (27.03%) BGP
9 19 (25.68%) Blue Coat
10 17 (22.97%) Finance
10 17 (22.97%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (21.62%) Network Management
12 15 (20.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (18.92%) Load Balancing
13 14 (18.92%) McAfee
13 14 (18.92%) MPLS
13 14 (18.92%) LAN
14 13 (17.57%) MS Visio
14 13 (17.57%) ITIL
14 13 (17.57%) WAN
15 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
15 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.22%) Clustering
15 12 (16.22%) Sourcefire
16 11 (14.86%) CCSE
16 11 (14.86%) Linux
17 10 (13.51%) Websense
17 10 (13.51%) EIGRP
17 10 (13.51%) Tcl

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.35%) IIS
1 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (72.97%) Firewall
2 20 (27.03%) OSPF
2 20 (27.03%) BGP
3 17 (22.97%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (20.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (18.92%) MPLS
5 14 (18.92%) LAN
6 13 (17.57%) WAN
7 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 10 (13.51%) VPLS
8 10 (13.51%) IPsec
8 10 (13.51%) EIGRP
8 10 (13.51%) Junos
9 8 (10.81%) VPN
10 6 (8.11%) Internet
10 6 (8.11%) Extranet
11 3 (4.05%) Wireless
12 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.35%) DWDM
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) RequisitePro
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Legal
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Firewall Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Network Security Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Security Engineer
4 13 (17.57%) Architect
5 11 (14.86%) Analyst
5 11 (14.86%) Network Architect
6 10 (13.51%) Security Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) Network Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) Network Security Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) Security Architect
7 9 (12.16%) Consultant
8 8 (10.81%) Administrator
8 8 (10.81%) Network Security Architect
9 7 (9.46%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (9.46%) Network Consultant
9 7 (9.46%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) IT Administrator
10 6 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Clustering
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) NHS
3 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) UNIX
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Solaris
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Network Management
2 14 (18.92%) Load Balancing
3 13 (17.57%) ITIL
4 10 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (8.11%) Low Latency
6 6 (8.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 6 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.76%) SOA
7 5 (6.76%) Information Security
8 3 (4.05%) Network Design
9 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.70%) Project Management
9 2 (2.70%) SIEM
9 2 (2.70%) Change Management
10 1 (1.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.35%) Change Control
10 1 (1.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Perl
1 10 (13.51%) Tcl
2 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (32.43%) CCNP
3 21 (28.38%) CCSA
4 11 (14.86%) CCSE
5 10 (13.51%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (10.81%) MCP
7 7 (9.46%) MCSE
7 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (6.76%) CCIE
9 3 (4.05%) CCNA
10 2 (2.70%) CISSP
10 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.35%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.35%) Degree
11 1 (1.35%) MCT
11 1 (1.35%) CISM
11 1 (1.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Snort
2 2 (2.70%) Squid
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (79.73%) Cisco
2 49 (66.22%) CheckPoint
3 27 (36.49%) Juniper
4 19 (25.68%) Blue Coat
5 14 (18.92%) McAfee
6 12 (16.22%) Sourcefire
6 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
7 10 (13.51%) Websense
8 8 (10.81%) Splunk
9 3 (4.05%) F5
10 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.35%) Kaseya
11 1 (1.35%) Aruba
11 1 (1.35%) Sun
11 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.35%) VMware
11 1 (1.35%) Meru Networks
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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