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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 70 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.16% 0.43% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 2.97% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 11
Average salary £43,507 £56,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.99% +25.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
110 101 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.68% 14.57% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 95 92 106
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (40.00%) BS25999
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) BGP
6 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Law
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Information Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Network Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Network Services Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) BS25999
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix