The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 64 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.32% 0.55% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.19% 2.56% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £36,750 £31,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £36,300 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 117 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 18.31% 21.47% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 130 110 115
Average salary £36,750 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.28% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £53,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Network Security
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Coventry region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Coventry

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Coventry

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) LAN
4 8 (44.44%) VoIP
5 7 (38.89%) CCNP
5 7 (38.89%) Wireless
5 7 (38.89%) OSPF
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Network Design
6 5 (27.78%) BGP
7 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 4 (22.22%) CCNA
7 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) MS Office
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (16.67%) COBIT
8 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
9 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (11.11%) Nortel Meridian
9 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 2 (11.11%) VLAN
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (44.44%) VoIP
4 7 (38.89%) OSPF
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) Wireless
5 5 (27.78%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (11.11%) Internet
6 2 (11.11%) Symposium
6 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (11.11%) Nortel Meridian
6 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) FWSM
7 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Information Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Design
1 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) COBIT
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Nortel
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft