The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 21 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.41% 1.05% 5.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 7.69% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 13
Average salary £56,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.94% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 39 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.68% 13.59% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 73
Average salary £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
England

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 25 July 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 6 (85.71%) Cognos Impromptu
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) SSL
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 6 (85.71%) McAfee
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) Websense
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) IPsec
1 6 (85.71%) Blue Coat
1 6 (85.71%) Sourcefire
1 6 (85.71%) IronPort
1 6 (85.71%) TippingPoint
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (85.71%) F5
1 6 (85.71%) NetScaler
1 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (85.71%) Fortinet
1 6 (85.71%) Project Planning
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) SSL
1 6 (85.71%) IPsec
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (85.71%) NetScaler
1 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Security Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Security Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 6 (85.71%) McAfee
1 6 (85.71%) Websense
1 6 (85.71%) Blue Coat
1 6 (85.71%) Sourcefire
1 6 (85.71%) Fortinet
1 6 (85.71%) IronPort
1 6 (85.71%) TippingPoint
1 6 (85.71%) F5
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks