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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 55 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.32% 0.31% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 2.94% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 9
Median salary £35,000 £29,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -44.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £21,850 £43,507
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,650 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
56 68 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.36% 10.48% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52 62 99
Median salary £30,000 £29,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 3 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -1 2 £23,750 -18.80%
Network Security
West Midlands

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (52.38%) CCNA
4 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
5 9 (42.86%) Qualys
5 9 (42.86%) Security Operations
5 9 (42.86%) MCSE
5 9 (42.86%) CCNP
5 9 (42.86%) CISSP
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (38.10%) SSCP
6 8 (38.10%) CCSA
6 8 (38.10%) WAN
6 8 (38.10%) SIEM
6 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (38.10%) CEH
6 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (38.10%) CISMP
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) LAN
8 5 (23.81%) VoIP
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 4 (19.05%) VMware
9 4 (19.05%) OSPF
10 3 (14.29%) BGP
10 3 (14.29%) EIGRP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) VoIP
5 4 (19.05%) OSPF
5 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
6 3 (14.29%) Multicast
6 3 (14.29%) WLAN
7 2 (9.52%) SSL
7 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.76%) DHCP
8 1 (4.76%) DNS
8 1 (4.76%) IPv4
8 1 (4.76%) IPv6
8 1 (4.76%) LDAP
8 1 (4.76%) SAN
8 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Security Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Service Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) AS400
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
2 9 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 8 (38.10%) SIEM
3 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Data Security
7 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CCNA
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCNP
2 9 (42.86%) CISSP
2 9 (42.86%) MCSE
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (38.10%) CCSA
3 8 (38.10%) CEH
3 8 (38.10%) CISMP
3 8 (38.10%) SSCP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Qualys
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Brocade
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam