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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 63 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.15% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.73% 2.25% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £38,500 £40,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.52% -32.08%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
104 89 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 17.08% 15.11% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 101 67 78
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 £27,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Coventry

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) COBIT
2 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Logistics
4 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) Nortel

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Symposium
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Architect
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (33.33%) COBIT
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft