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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 54 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.34% 0.34% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.77% 2.99% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 4
Median salary £35,000 £20,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -59.18%
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
88 67 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.86% 11.53% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75 64 97
Median salary £34,000 £26,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 - 7 £35,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -6 1 £20,000 -
Stafford - 1 £42,500 -
Network Security
West Midlands

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 33 (86.84%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) Cisco
3 19 (50.00%) WAN
4 18 (47.37%) CCNA
4 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (44.74%) LAN
6 16 (42.11%) PRINCE2
6 16 (42.11%) Windows
6 16 (42.11%) CCNP
6 16 (42.11%) Qualys
6 16 (42.11%) Security Operations
7 15 (39.47%) Linux
7 15 (39.47%) CISSP
8 14 (36.84%) SSCP
8 14 (36.84%) MCSE
8 14 (36.84%) VPN
8 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 14 (36.84%) CCSA
8 14 (36.84%) CEH
8 14 (36.84%) CISMP
8 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (36.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 14 (36.84%) SIEM
9 13 (34.21%) VMware
10 12 (31.58%) ITIL
11 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
11 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
11 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
12 10 (26.32%) DNS

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 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Apache
2 9 (23.68%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.16%) IaaS
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.16%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) Firewall
2 19 (50.00%) WAN
3 17 (44.74%) LAN
4 14 (36.84%) VPN
5 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
6 10 (26.32%) DNS
6 10 (26.32%) SAN
6 10 (26.32%) SSL
6 10 (26.32%) VLAN
7 9 (23.68%) DHCP
7 9 (23.68%) HTTP
7 9 (23.68%) ICMP
7 9 (23.68%) SMTP
7 9 (23.68%) Telnet
8 7 (18.42%) VoIP
9 6 (15.79%) OSPF
10 5 (13.16%) BGP
10 5 (13.16%) EIGRP
10 5 (13.16%) MPLS
10 5 (13.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Analyst
2 17 (44.74%) Security Analyst
3 15 (39.47%) Operations Analyst
3 15 (39.47%) Security Operations Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Service Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Network Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) AS400
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) SCADA
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.63%) Life Science
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) PRINCE2
1 16 (42.11%) Security Operations
2 14 (36.84%) SIEM
2 14 (36.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 12 (31.58%) ITIL
4 9 (23.68%) Data Security
5 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.16%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Network Design
7 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) BCP
8 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Server Building
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) CCNA
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (42.11%) CCNP
3 15 (39.47%) CISSP
4 14 (36.84%) CCSA
4 14 (36.84%) CEH
4 14 (36.84%) CISMP
4 14 (36.84%) MCSE
4 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (36.84%) SSCP
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (23.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) Qualys
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) Brocade
4 9 (23.68%) EMC
4 9 (23.68%) HP
4 9 (23.68%) IBM
4 9 (23.68%) Symantec
4 9 (23.68%) Veeam
5 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.63%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) BT
7 1 (2.63%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.63%) Fortinet