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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank - 19 28
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 0 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 6.32% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 35.29% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 1
Average salary - £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
14 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.19% 17.89% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 14
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) POP3
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) IKE
1 1 (50.00%) IPX
1 1 (50.00%) IPX/SPX
1 1 (50.00%) PPP
1 1 (50.00%) RIP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) IGRP
1 1 (50.00%) TACACS
1 1 (50.00%) H.323
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) POP3
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) IKE
1 1 (50.00%) IPX
1 1 (50.00%) IPX/SPX
1 1 (50.00%) PPP
1 1 (50.00%) RIP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint