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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 17 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.81% - 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £55,000 - £56,750
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £55,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.46% 9.52% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 14
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £22,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) BT

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper