The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 20 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.33% - 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £45,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +11.36%
Network Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.44% 8.18% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 8
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Network Security
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Network Security Salary Trend in the Midlands

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) ArcSight Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
4 1 (12.50%) VMware