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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 20 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.83% 1.18% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 7.32% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
11 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.17% 16.14% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 48
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 19 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Websense
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Websense
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) IronPort
1 1 (33.33%) TippingPoint
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks