The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 219 203 213
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 15 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 17
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,750 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,750 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-5.75% +7.30%
Network Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5308 4976 5588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.84% 97.09% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4202 4196 4932
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -9 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Coventry +3 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Network Security
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (55.00%) OSPF
5 10 (50.00%) CCNA
5 10 (50.00%) LAN
5 10 (50.00%) WAN
6 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (45.00%) Palo Alto
7 8 (40.00%) CCNP
7 8 (40.00%) VPN
8 7 (35.00%) MPLS
8 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (35.00%) SonicWALL
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (30.00%) Aruba
9 6 (30.00%) DHCP
10 5 (25.00%) Firmware
10 5 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
11 4 (20.00%) Cyberoam
11 4 (20.00%) Presales
11 4 (20.00%) F5
11 4 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (20.00%) Meraki
11 4 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (20.00%) DMVPN
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (20.00%) HSRP

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Network Security
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) OSPF
4 10 (50.00%) LAN
4 10 (50.00%) WAN
5 8 (40.00%) VPN
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (35.00%) MPLS
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
8 4 (20.00%) ADSL
8 4 (20.00%) BGP
8 4 (20.00%) BGP-4
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) Internet
8 4 (20.00%) IPv6
8 4 (20.00%) ISDN
8 4 (20.00%) PSTN
8 4 (20.00%) SSL
8 4 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCSA
5 1 (5.00%) CCSE
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (45.00%) Palo Alto
3 7 (35.00%) SonicWALL
4 6 (30.00%) Aruba
5 4 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (20.00%) Cyberoam
5 4 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (20.00%) Huawei
5 4 (20.00%) Meraki
5 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
6 3 (15.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
8 1 (5.00%) Stonesoft