The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 201 201 189
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 17 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 8
Average salary £47,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -12.94%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.95%
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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +10 11 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Staffordshire -4 4 £56,500 +22.82%
Solihull -7 2 - -
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Network Security
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco
3 26 (92.86%) CheckPoint
4 25 (89.29%) Firewall
5 19 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (57.14%) VPN
7 15 (53.57%) Juniper
7 15 (53.57%) Fortinet
8 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (39.29%) MPLS
9 11 (39.29%) LAN
9 11 (39.29%) WAN
9 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
9 11 (39.29%) IPsec
9 11 (39.29%) BGP
10 10 (35.71%) CCSA
10 10 (35.71%) CCSE
11 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
11 9 (32.14%) VPLS
11 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
11 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (32.14%) Network Management
11 9 (32.14%) Legal
11 9 (32.14%) EIGRP
11 9 (32.14%) CCSP
11 9 (32.14%) CCNP
11 9 (32.14%) OSPF
12 8 (28.57%) Internet
12 8 (28.57%) Security Management
13 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Network Security
2 25 (89.29%) Firewall
3 16 (57.14%) VPN
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (39.29%) MPLS
5 11 (39.29%) LAN
5 11 (39.29%) WAN
5 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
5 11 (39.29%) IPsec
5 11 (39.29%) BGP
6 9 (32.14%) VPLS
6 9 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (32.14%) EIGRP
6 9 (32.14%) OSPF
7 8 (28.57%) Internet
8 6 (21.43%) Junos
8 6 (21.43%) SSL
9 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (3.57%) Wireless
General
1 9 (32.14%) Legal
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
1 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
1 9 (32.14%) Network Management
2 8 (28.57%) Security Management
3 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCSA
2 10 (35.71%) CCSE
3 9 (32.14%) CCSP
3 9 (32.14%) CCNP
4 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.57%) CISM
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 26 (92.86%) CheckPoint
3 15 (53.57%) Juniper
3 15 (53.57%) Fortinet
4 6 (21.43%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.57%) Meru Networks
5 1 (3.57%) Aruba
5 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee
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