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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 66 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 69 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.97% 2.33% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.59% 13.81% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55 48 46
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 £36,479 £37,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
416 362 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.92% 16.85% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 332 277
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (81.11%) Cisco
2 69 (76.67%) Firewall
3 62 (68.89%) CheckPoint
4 37 (41.11%) Juniper
5 35 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (32.22%) CCNP
7 28 (31.11%) OSPF
7 28 (31.11%) CCSA
8 27 (30.00%) Blue Coat
9 26 (28.89%) BGP
10 22 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (23.33%) Load Balancing
12 20 (22.22%) Finance
13 18 (20.00%) MS Visio
13 18 (20.00%) Clustering
13 18 (20.00%) Network Management
14 16 (17.78%) Linux
15 15 (16.67%) UNIX
15 15 (16.67%) Solaris
15 15 (16.67%) VPN
15 15 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (15.56%) Junos
16 14 (15.56%) CCSE
16 14 (15.56%) Perl
16 14 (15.56%) McAfee
16 14 (15.56%) Tcl
16 14 (15.56%) Check Point Certification
17 13 (14.44%) MPLS
17 13 (14.44%) ITIL

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.11%) IIS
1 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (76.67%) Firewall
2 28 (31.11%) OSPF
3 26 (28.89%) BGP
4 22 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (16.67%) VPN
6 14 (15.56%) Junos
7 13 (14.44%) LAN
7 13 (14.44%) MPLS
8 12 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 12 (13.33%) WAN
8 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 10 (11.11%) IPsec
9 10 (11.11%) VPLS
10 9 (10.00%) Internet
10 9 (10.00%) Extranet
11 7 (7.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (2.22%) Wireless
13 1 (1.11%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.11%) DWDM
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) RequisitePro
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Network Engineer
2 23 (25.56%) Firewall Engineer
3 19 (21.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 19 (21.11%) Security Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Analyst
5 12 (13.33%) Architect
5 12 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 12 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 12 (13.33%) Network Security Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Network Architect
7 10 (11.11%) Security Architect
8 9 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Administrator
8 9 (10.00%) Consultant
9 8 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) Network Security Architect
10 7 (7.78%) IT Administrator
10 7 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (7.78%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Linux
2 15 (16.67%) UNIX
2 15 (16.67%) Solaris
3 11 (12.22%) Windows
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Load Balancing
2 18 (20.00%) Network Management
3 15 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (14.44%) ITIL
5 9 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 9 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 8 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.56%) SOA
7 5 (5.56%) Information Security
8 4 (4.44%) SIEM
9 3 (3.33%) Line Management
9 3 (3.33%) Coaching
9 3 (3.33%) People Management
9 3 (3.33%) Network Design
9 3 (3.33%) Change Management
9 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.22%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) Perl
1 14 (15.56%) Tcl
2 2 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (32.22%) CCNP
3 28 (31.11%) CCSA
4 14 (15.56%) CCSE
4 14 (15.56%) Check Point Certification
5 9 (10.00%) MCP
6 8 (8.89%) MCSE
6 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (7.78%) CCNA
8 4 (4.44%) CCIE
8 4 (4.44%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.44%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.22%) CISSP
10 1 (1.11%) MCT
10 1 (1.11%) CISM
10 1 (1.11%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) Server+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) Snort
2 2 (2.22%) Squid
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (81.11%) Cisco
2 62 (68.89%) CheckPoint
3 37 (41.11%) Juniper
4 27 (30.00%) Blue Coat
5 14 (15.56%) McAfee
6 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
7 12 (13.33%) Sourcefire
8 11 (12.22%) Websense
9 8 (8.89%) Splunk
10 5 (5.56%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.44%) F5
12 1 (1.11%) Meru Networks
12 1 (1.11%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.11%) Kaseya
12 1 (1.11%) Aruba
12 1 (1.11%) VMware
12 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.11%) Sun
12 1 (1.11%) Nortel
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Metropolitan Police
Salary: Circa £36,479 plus shift location allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Metropolitan Police
Salary: Circa £36,479 plus shift location allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago