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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 99 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 30 49 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.45% 2.59% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.85% 13.84% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 45
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £40,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £59,150 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
339 354 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.37% 18.71% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 303 314 294
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,725 £25,000 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £62,500 £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 18 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 79 (80.61%) Cisco
2 78 (79.59%) Firewall
3 66 (67.35%) CheckPoint
4 44 (44.90%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (43.88%) Juniper
6 36 (36.73%) Blue Coat
7 35 (35.71%) CCSA
8 31 (31.63%) OSPF
8 31 (31.63%) CCNP
9 29 (29.59%) BGP
10 28 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (25.51%) Load Balancing
11 25 (25.51%) VPN
12 22 (22.45%) CCSE
13 21 (21.43%) LAN
14 20 (20.41%) WAN
14 20 (20.41%) Clustering
15 19 (19.39%) MS Visio
16 18 (18.37%) Finance
16 18 (18.37%) Network Management
17 17 (17.35%) Windows
17 17 (17.35%) CCNA
18 16 (16.33%) UNIX
18 16 (16.33%) Solaris
18 16 (16.33%) Linux
18 16 (16.33%) Risk Assessment
19 15 (15.31%) Intrusion Detection
19 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
20 14 (14.29%) Active Directory
20 14 (14.29%) Perl

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
1 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (19.39%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (79.59%) Firewall
2 31 (31.63%) OSPF
3 29 (29.59%) BGP
4 28 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (25.51%) VPN
6 21 (21.43%) LAN
7 20 (20.41%) WAN
8 15 (15.31%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (14.29%) Junos
9 14 (14.29%) MPLS
9 14 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (13.27%) EIGRP
10 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
11 11 (11.22%) IPsec
12 9 (9.18%) VPLS
12 9 (9.18%) Internet
12 9 (9.18%) Extranet
13 8 (8.16%) SAN
14 6 (6.12%) NAS
15 4 (4.08%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) RequisitePro
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Legal
3 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) Network Engineer
2 25 (25.51%) Firewall Engineer
3 17 (17.35%) Analyst
4 16 (16.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (16.33%) Security Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Network Security Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) Security Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) Network Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Consultant
7 9 (9.18%) Network Consultant
7 9 (9.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) Security Consultant
8 8 (8.16%) Network Security Consultant
9 7 (7.14%) Administrator
10 6 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (6.12%) Senior Support Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Clustering
2 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Solaris
2 16 (16.33%) Linux
2 16 (16.33%) UNIX
3 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Load Balancing
2 18 (18.37%) Network Management
3 16 (16.33%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (11.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (10.20%) ITIL
5 10 (10.20%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.18%) Low Latency
6 9 (9.18%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 8 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.16%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.10%) SOA
8 5 (5.10%) Information Security
8 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.08%) Network Design
9 4 (4.08%) Change Management
9 4 (4.08%) SIEM
9 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.08%) Coaching
10 3 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) Perl
1 14 (14.29%) Tcl
2 2 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (44.90%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (35.71%) CCSA
3 31 (31.63%) CCNP
4 22 (22.45%) CCSE
5 17 (17.35%) CCNA
6 14 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
7 12 (12.24%) JNCIA
7 12 (12.24%) JNCIS
8 6 (6.12%) MCP
8 6 (6.12%) MCSE
8 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.04%) CCIE
11 1 (1.02%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.04%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.16%) XenApp
3 8 (8.16%) vSphere
4 2 (2.04%) Snort
4 2 (2.04%) Squid
5 1 (1.02%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (80.61%) Cisco
2 66 (67.35%) CheckPoint
3 43 (43.88%) Juniper
4 36 (36.73%) Blue Coat
5 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
6 13 (13.27%) Fortinet
7 10 (10.20%) Websense
8 9 (9.18%) VMware
8 9 (9.18%) Sourcefire
9 8 (8.16%) Citrix
10 6 (6.12%) Dell
10 6 (6.12%) EMC
10 6 (6.12%) F5
10 6 (6.12%) McAfee
11 5 (5.10%) Splunk
12 1 (1.02%) Nortel
12 1 (1.02%) Sun
12 1 (1.02%) HP
12 1 (1.02%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.02%) Kaseya
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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