The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 118 142 159
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 120 75 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 1.46% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 9.19% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 99 68 71
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Network Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
930 816 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.96% 15.88% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 725 710 826
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,457
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Network Security
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Security Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Security
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 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 0 49 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Staffordshire +6 14 £40,000 +100.00%
Coventry +1 12 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Warwickshire +1 11 £37,500 +13.48% 3
Worcestershire +5 10 £37,500 -42.30% 2
Herefordshire - 10 £45,000 - 3
Shropshire -7 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Dudley - 3 £50,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,500 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 153 (75.74%) Firewall
2 122 (60.40%) Cisco
3 101 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (43.07%) CCNA
5 76 (37.62%) WAN
6 69 (34.16%) LAN
7 63 (31.19%) CCNP
8 53 (26.24%) VMware
9 49 (24.26%) Active Directory
9 49 (24.26%) Microsoft
9 49 (24.26%) Windows
10 48 (23.76%) VPN
11 46 (22.77%) Data Centre
12 40 (19.80%) SIEM
12 40 (19.80%) ITIL
13 37 (18.32%) DHCP
13 37 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (17.33%) OSPF
15 34 (16.83%) Linux
16 33 (16.34%) CheckPoint
16 33 (16.34%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (15.84%) MS Excel
18 31 (15.35%) DNS
18 31 (15.35%) VLAN
19 27 (13.37%) SAN
20 26 (12.87%) BGP
21 25 (12.38%) CISSP
21 25 (12.38%) Palo Alto
21 25 (12.38%) Windows Server
22 24 (11.88%) Security Operations

Network Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.46%) Apache
2 9 (4.46%) IIS
3 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.49%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.43%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.96%) IaaS
4 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.48%) Office 365
6 4 (1.98%) PaaS
7 3 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (75.74%) Firewall
2 76 (37.62%) WAN
3 69 (34.16%) LAN
4 48 (23.76%) VPN
5 37 (18.32%) DHCP
6 35 (17.33%) OSPF
7 33 (16.34%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (15.35%) DNS
8 31 (15.35%) VLAN
9 27 (13.37%) SAN
10 26 (12.87%) BGP
11 22 (10.89%) TCP/IP
12 21 (10.40%) EIGRP
12 21 (10.40%) MPLS
13 20 (9.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (9.41%) Wireless
15 18 (8.91%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (8.42%) HTTP
17 15 (7.43%) VoIP
18 14 (6.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.98%) MySQL
3 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.49%) SAP HANA
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (7.43%) Finance
2 13 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.49%) Banking
3 3 (1.49%) Retail
4 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (30.69%) Network Engineer
2 37 (18.32%) Analyst
3 25 (12.38%) Security Engineer
4 21 (10.40%) Security Analyst
5 20 (9.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (8.91%) Cisco Engineer
7 17 (8.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (7.43%) Operations Analyst
8 15 (7.43%) Security Operations Analyst
9 13 (6.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (6.44%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.45%) Network Analyst
10 11 (5.45%) Security Specialist
11 9 (4.46%) Security Officer
11 9 (4.46%) Technical Leader
12 8 (3.96%) Consultant
12 8 (3.96%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.96%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.49%) Middleware
3 2 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.50%) COM
4 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.77%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (2.97%) SCADA
6 5 (2.48%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (1.98%) AS400
7 4 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.98%) Clustering
7 4 (1.98%) PKI
8 3 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.49%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.49%) FMCG
8 3 (1.49%) iPad
8 3 (1.49%) NHS
9 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.26%) Windows
2 34 (16.83%) Linux
3 25 (12.38%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.45%) Unix
6 7 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.97%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.80%) ITIL
1 40 (19.80%) SIEM
2 24 (11.88%) Security Operations
3 22 (10.89%) Information Security
4 20 (9.90%) PRINCE2
5 17 (8.42%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (8.42%) Network Design
6 14 (6.93%) Load Balancing
6 14 (6.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (5.94%) Service Management
9 11 (5.45%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.95%) Network Architecture
11 9 (4.46%) Data Security
11 9 (4.46%) Risk Management
12 8 (3.96%) Change Control
12 8 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (3.47%) High Availability
13 7 (3.47%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (3.47%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.49%) ABAP
2 1 (0.50%) C
2 1 (0.50%) Java
2 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 101 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (43.07%) CCNA
3 63 (31.19%) CCNP
4 25 (12.38%) CISSP
5 20 (9.90%) Security Cleared
6 19 (9.41%) MCSE
6 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (9.41%) SC Cleared
7 18 (8.91%) CCSA
7 18 (8.91%) CEH
8 12 (5.94%) CISMP
8 12 (5.94%) SSCP
9 7 (3.47%) MCP
10 6 (2.97%) CCIE
10 6 (2.97%) CCSE
10 6 (2.97%) Degree
10 6 (2.97%) SANS
11 5 (2.48%) GCIA
11 5 (2.48%) GCIH
11 5 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (10.89%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (24.26%) Active Directory
2 37 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.91%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.45%) vSphere
5 9 (4.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.99%) XenApp
6 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (4.46%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (4.46%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (4.46%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (1.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 122 (60.40%) Cisco
2 53 (26.24%) VMware
3 49 (24.26%) Microsoft
4 33 (16.34%) CheckPoint
5 25 (12.38%) Palo Alto
6 24 (11.88%) Citrix
7 20 (9.90%) Juniper
8 18 (8.91%) SonicWALL
9 14 (6.93%) F5
10 13 (6.44%) Qualys
11 11 (5.45%) EMC
11 11 (5.45%) IBM
12 9 (4.46%) Brocade
12 9 (4.46%) HP
12 9 (4.46%) Symantec
12 9 (4.46%) Veeam
13 8 (3.96%) Aruba
13 8 (3.96%) Cyberoam
14 7 (3.47%) Intel Security
15 5 (2.48%) Fortinet
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago