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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 78 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.24% 0.48% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 2.33% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £47,500 £41,405 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.72% +53.35%
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
113 129 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 13.55% 20.51% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 108 121 111
Average salary £43,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) Wireless
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) OSPF
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) Network Design
5 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) SIEM
7 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) Information Security
7 2 (14.29%) Legal
7 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (14.29%) Splunk
7 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Security

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
1 8 (57.14%) Wireless
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) OSPF
3 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless Security
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (7.14%) FWSM
7 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
1 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) SIEM
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Security
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft