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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 78 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.24% 0.78% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 4.13% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £47,500 £41,405 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.72% +18.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £39,662 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £70,562 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
87 121 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.28% 18.97% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 80 114 121
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (30.00%) Network Design
5 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) SIEM
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 2 (20.00%) CISM
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (20.00%) McAfee
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) CISSP
6 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
1 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) McAfee
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk