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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / West Midlands
Rank 74 159 164
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 164 58 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.39% 1.11% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.58% 7.76% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 125 53 47
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £21,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £62,000 £65,000
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
797 747 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.45% 14.27% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 647 644 693
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +16.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 24 January 2017.

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 24 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
Birmingham +43 68 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Herefordshire - 23 £45,000 - 1
Worcestershire +1 19 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Warwickshire +23 18 £50,000 +51.31%
Coventry +13 14 £34,000 -24.44%
Staffordshire +8 11 £35,000 +75.00%
Shropshire -8 4 £42,500 -10.52%
Solihull - 3 £26,500 -
Dudley - 1 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,500 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 182 (72.22%) Firewall
2 154 (61.11%) Cisco
3 125 (49.60%) Cisco Certification
4 108 (42.86%) CCNA
5 90 (35.71%) CCNP
6 74 (29.37%) WAN
7 67 (26.59%) Windows
7 67 (26.59%) Data Centre
8 66 (26.19%) Active Directory
9 64 (25.40%) Microsoft
10 63 (25.00%) LAN
11 58 (23.02%) VMware
12 57 (22.62%) SIEM
13 55 (21.83%) ITIL
14 54 (21.43%) OSPF
15 50 (19.84%) Cisco ASA
16 49 (19.44%) MS Excel
17 48 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
18 46 (18.25%) Linux
19 45 (17.86%) DHCP
20 44 (17.46%) DNS
21 43 (17.06%) VPN
22 39 (15.48%) TCP/IP
23 38 (15.08%) CISSP
23 38 (15.08%) CheckPoint
24 37 (14.68%) BGP
24 37 (14.68%) Citrix
25 36 (14.29%) Hyper-V
26 33 (13.10%) Information Security
27 32 (12.70%) Cloud Computing

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 (5.16%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.57%) Apache
2 9 (3.57%) IIS
3 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 49 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.70%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.78%) IaaS
3 7 (2.78%) Office 365
4 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.59%) PaaS
6 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (72.22%) Firewall
2 74 (29.37%) WAN
3 63 (25.00%) LAN
4 54 (21.43%) OSPF
5 50 (19.84%) Cisco ASA
6 45 (17.86%) DHCP
7 44 (17.46%) DNS
8 43 (17.06%) VPN
9 39 (15.48%) TCP/IP
10 37 (14.68%) BGP
11 32 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (12.70%) HTTP
12 27 (10.71%) MPLS
13 23 (9.13%) VLAN
14 22 (8.73%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (8.73%) IPv6
15 21 (8.33%) DMVPN
16 20 (7.94%) EIGRP
17 19 (7.54%) SSL
17 19 (7.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.19%) MySQL
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (5.95%) Finance
2 11 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.79%) Banking
3 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Advertising
4 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Law
4 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (32.94%) Network Engineer
2 44 (17.46%) Security Engineer
3 42 (16.67%) Analyst
4 33 (13.10%) Cisco Engineer
5 32 (12.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 31 (12.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 26 (10.32%) Security Analyst
8 21 (8.33%) Support Engineer
9 19 (7.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 19 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
10 18 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 18 (7.14%) Technical Manager
11 17 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (6.75%) Operations Analyst
11 17 (6.75%) Security Operations Analyst
12 16 (6.35%) Security Specialist
13 13 (5.16%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 13 (5.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.95%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.79%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) COM
3 1 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.59%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.92%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.16%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.78%) PKI
6 6 (2.38%) SCADA
7 5 (1.98%) iPad
8 4 (1.59%) AS400
8 4 (1.59%) Clustering
8 4 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.19%) FMCG
9 3 (1.19%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (26.59%) Windows
2 46 (18.25%) Linux
3 28 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 20 (7.94%) Unix
5 9 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.62%) SIEM
2 55 (21.83%) ITIL
3 33 (13.10%) Information Security
4 31 (12.30%) Security Operations
5 24 (9.52%) Network Design
6 23 (9.13%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (9.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (9.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 21 (8.33%) Change Control
7 21 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 20 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 20 (7.94%) Service Delivery
9 18 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 18 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 15 (5.95%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.16%) Network Architecture
12 12 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.76%) Presales
12 12 (4.76%) Service Management
12 12 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.40%) C
1 1 (0.40%) Java
1 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 125 (49.60%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (42.86%) CCNA
3 90 (35.71%) CCNP
4 38 (15.08%) CISSP
5 25 (9.92%) CEH
6 24 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 24 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 22 (8.73%) CCSA
8 18 (7.14%) MCSE
8 18 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (6.75%) SANS
10 14 (5.56%) GCIA
10 14 (5.56%) GCIH
11 13 (5.16%) CISMP
11 13 (5.16%) SSCP
12 11 (4.37%) CCIE
12 11 (4.37%) CCSE
13 10 (3.97%) CISM
13 10 (3.97%) GIAC
14 8 (3.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 25 (9.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) ISO27002
System Software
1 66 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 48 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.17%) Firmware
5 4 (1.59%) vSphere
6 2 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.40%) Snort
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 8 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (3.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.79%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.79%) Puppet
5 2 (0.79%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) QRadar
Vendors
1 154 (61.11%) Cisco
2 64 (25.40%) Microsoft
3 58 (23.02%) VMware
4 38 (15.08%) CheckPoint
5 37 (14.68%) Citrix
6 31 (12.30%) Palo Alto
7 26 (10.32%) Juniper
8 19 (7.54%) F5
9 16 (6.35%) Qualys
10 15 (5.95%) Cyberoam
11 13 (5.16%) SonicWALL
12 12 (4.76%) Intel Security
13 11 (4.37%) Avaya
13 11 (4.37%) IBM
14 10 (3.97%) EMC
14 10 (3.97%) LogRhythm
14 10 (3.97%) Symantec
15 9 (3.57%) Brocade
15 9 (3.57%) HP
15 9 (3.57%) Veeam
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