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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 63 54 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.49% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.24% 3.37% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 4
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 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £36,300 £32,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
119 89 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 16.08% 17.28% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 112 82 109
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Coventry

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) OSPF
5 7 (38.89%) Wireless
5 7 (38.89%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (27.78%) Network Design
7 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
7 5 (27.78%) BGP
8 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 4 (22.22%) CCNA
9 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) MS Office
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Information Security
9 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
9 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
9 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (16.67%) COBIT
10 2 (11.11%) Nortel Meridian
10 2 (11.11%) VLAN
10 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (11.11%) Symantec

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
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%) Wireless
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) BGP
7 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (11.11%) Symposium
7 2 (11.11%) Nortel Meridian
7 2 (11.11%) VLAN
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.56%) FWSM
8 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Information 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%) SAP Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
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 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Design
1 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 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 3 (16.67%) 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%) 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%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) SAP