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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank - 18 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 6.04% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.20% 18.13% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 14
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £50,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,750 £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 28 January 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 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
1 1 (33.33%) POP3
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) IKE
1 1 (33.33%) IPX
1 1 (33.33%) IPX/SPX
1 1 (33.33%) PPP
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
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 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint