The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 189 186 171
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 8 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.34% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £54,500 £52,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +59.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £52,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £35,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4722 4767 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.17% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3993 3869
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Network Security Engineer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Solihull - 4 £41,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £56,500 -
Birmingham -11 2 £52,500 -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) Network Security
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (61.54%) Juniper
5 8 (61.54%) Firewall
6 7 (53.85%) VPN
6 7 (53.85%) Fortinet
7 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
9 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (30.77%) SecurID
9 4 (30.77%) Junos
9 4 (30.77%) Change Management
9 4 (30.77%) SSL
10 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 3 (23.08%) CCIE
10 3 (23.08%) CCSP
10 3 (23.08%) CCNP
10 3 (23.08%) BGP
10 3 (23.08%) Internet
10 3 (23.08%) MPLS
10 3 (23.08%) Security Management
10 3 (23.08%) F5
10 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
10 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
11 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
12 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
12 1 (7.69%) Crossbeam

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Network Security
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (30.77%) Junos
5 4 (30.77%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
7 1 (7.69%) FWSM
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) CCIE
3 3 (23.08%) CCSP
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) Juniper
4 7 (53.85%) Fortinet
5 3 (23.08%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Crossbeam
6 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
6 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.69%) McAfee
6 1 (7.69%) Clearswift
6 1 (7.69%) Nokia