The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 28 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.22% 2.07% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 6.12% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Network Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.63% 33.79% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 24
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Shropshire region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Shropshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -2 3 - -
Network Security
West Midlands

Network Security
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCDP
4 2 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia
4 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee
5 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCDP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat