The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 66 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.38% 0.30% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.24% 2.08% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 9
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,100 £21,790
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £43,900 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 96 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.29% 14.48% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 79 86 71
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +9 4 £56,500 +22.82%
Cannock +1 2 £41,250 +65.00%
Network Security
West Midlands

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (76.92%) VPN
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
1 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
2 9 (69.23%) Internet
3 8 (61.54%) CCSP
3 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
4 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
4 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 7 (53.85%) Security Management
4 7 (53.85%) Fortinet
4 7 (53.85%) Network Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) WLAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) B2B
6 2 (15.38%) CCIE
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) CISSP
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (76.92%) VPN
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) WLAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) DMZ
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Security Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Security Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
2 7 (53.85%) Network Architecture
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) B2B
4 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCSP
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 7 (53.85%) Fortinet
4 3 (23.08%) VMware