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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 71 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 63 41 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.11% 2.04% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.25% 11.88% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 40
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £59,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
413 345 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.40% 17.14% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 378 287 288
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 60 (80.00%) Cisco
2 50 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 44 (58.67%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (52.00%) Juniper
5 38 (50.67%) Firewall
6 31 (41.33%) CCNP
7 25 (33.33%) McAfee
7 25 (33.33%) CCIE
8 20 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 18 (24.00%) OSPF
9 18 (24.00%) BGP
9 18 (24.00%) HP
10 16 (21.33%) F5
11 15 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
12 14 (18.67%) LAN
12 14 (18.67%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (17.33%) Spanning Tree
13 13 (17.33%) WAN
14 12 (16.00%) Wireless
14 12 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (14.67%) Linux
16 10 (13.33%) Huawei
16 10 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
16 10 (13.33%) HP ASE
16 10 (13.33%) Wireless Security
17 8 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 8 (10.67%) VMware
18 7 (9.33%) Finance
18 7 (9.33%) BIG-IP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.67%) Firewall
2 20 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (24.00%) OSPF
3 18 (24.00%) BGP
4 14 (18.67%) LAN
4 14 (18.67%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (17.33%) Spanning Tree
5 13 (17.33%) WAN
6 12 (16.00%) Wireless
6 12 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (13.33%) Wireless Security
8 7 (9.33%) BIG-IP
9 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.00%) IPsec
11 2 (2.67%) EIGRP
11 2 (2.67%) IPv4
11 2 (2.67%) SAN
11 2 (2.67%) VPN
11 2 (2.67%) FWSM
11 2 (2.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Architect
2 21 (28.00%) Network Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) Consultant
3 13 (17.33%) Network Consultant
3 13 (17.33%) Security Consultant
3 13 (17.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 12 (16.00%) Security Architect
4 12 (16.00%) Network Architect
4 12 (16.00%) Network Security Architect
5 11 (14.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 11 (14.67%) Sales Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Team Leader
7 6 (8.00%) Cisco Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Design Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Design Leader
7 6 (8.00%) Network Design Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.67%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) Solaris
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 10 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (4.00%) Network Management
5 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.67%) Line Management
5 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.67%) People Management
5 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (2.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (2.67%) CRM
5 2 (2.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.33%) Migration
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) Perl
1 2 (2.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) Tcl
2 1 (1.33%) C
2 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (58.67%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (41.33%) CCNP
3 25 (33.33%) CCIE
4 10 (13.33%) HP ASE
5 5 (6.67%) CCSE
5 5 (6.67%) CCNA
6 4 (5.33%) CCSA
7 2 (2.67%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.33%) SSCP
8 1 (1.33%) GIAC
8 1 (1.33%) GCFA
8 1 (1.33%) CISSP
8 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.33%) CEH
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.00%) vSphere
2 2 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (2.67%) Snort
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) SELinux
2 3 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (80.00%) Cisco
2 50 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 39 (52.00%) Juniper
4 25 (33.33%) McAfee
5 18 (24.00%) HP
6 16 (21.33%) F5
7 10 (13.33%) Huawei
8 8 (10.67%) VMware
9 4 (5.33%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.67%) Computacenter
10 2 (2.67%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.67%) Dell
10 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.67%) Sun
10 2 (2.67%) NetApp
11 1 (1.33%) Symantec
11 1 (1.33%) EMC
11 1 (1.33%) Veeam
11 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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