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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 153 180 191
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 90 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 0.81% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 5.65% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 32
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,500 £64,150
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
919 761 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.80% 14.38% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 724 652 702
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £52,500 £55,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +6 38 £45,000 -3.74% 9
Warwickshire +3 16 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Coventry +8 13 £47,500 +16.20% 1
West Bromwich - 4 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 4 £65,000 -
Shropshire -17 1 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 123 (81.46%) Firewall
2 87 (57.62%) Cisco
3 67 (44.37%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (38.41%) LAN
5 54 (35.76%) WAN
6 50 (33.11%) Juniper
7 45 (29.80%) CCNP
8 39 (25.83%) BGP
9 38 (25.17%) Windows
10 36 (23.84%) CCNA
11 32 (21.19%) Management Information System
12 31 (20.53%) TCP/IP
13 30 (19.87%) OSPF
14 29 (19.21%) VPN
14 29 (19.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 29 (19.21%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (18.54%) Active Directory
15 28 (18.54%) CISSP
15 28 (18.54%) Finance
15 28 (18.54%) Windows Server
16 27 (17.88%) Information Security
17 26 (17.22%) Data Centre
18 23 (15.23%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (15.23%) CISM
18 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
18 23 (15.23%) CCIE
19 22 (14.57%) MPLS
20 21 (13.91%) VMware
21 20 (13.25%) Linux
22 19 (12.58%) CheckPoint

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 7 (4.64%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.61%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (5.96%) IaaS
4 7 (4.64%) SaaS
5 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.99%) Office 365
6 3 (1.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (81.46%) Firewall
2 58 (38.41%) LAN
3 54 (35.76%) WAN
4 39 (25.83%) BGP
5 31 (20.53%) TCP/IP
6 30 (19.87%) OSPF
7 29 (19.21%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (19.21%) VPN
8 23 (15.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (14.57%) MPLS
10 15 (9.93%) VoIP
11 14 (9.27%) EIGRP
11 14 (9.27%) SAN
12 13 (8.61%) HTTP
13 11 (7.28%) IPv4
13 11 (7.28%) Spanning Tree
14 10 (6.62%) DHCP
14 10 (6.62%) DNS
14 10 (6.62%) Wireless
15 8 (5.30%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.66%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.66%) SAP HANA
General
1 28 (18.54%) Finance
2 9 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.64%) Law
4 6 (3.97%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (23.84%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.57%) Security Engineer
3 20 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (12.58%) Analyst
5 16 (10.60%) Network Analyst
5 16 (10.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.93%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 15 (9.93%) Security Officer
6 15 (9.93%) Senior Security Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) Head of Information
7 13 (8.61%) Head of Information Security
7 13 (8.61%) Head of Security
7 13 (8.61%) IT Security Officer
7 13 (8.61%) Network Support
8 12 (7.95%) Architect
8 12 (7.95%) Network Architect
9 10 (6.62%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Designer
11 8 (5.30%) Network Designer
11 8 (5.30%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.66%) COM
2 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.19%) Management Information System
2 26 (17.22%) Data Centre
3 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.99%) AS400
5 3 (1.99%) Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) CESG
6 2 (1.32%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.17%) Windows
2 28 (18.54%) Windows Server
3 20 (13.25%) Linux
4 10 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.31%) Unix
5 5 (3.31%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.88%) Information Security
2 18 (11.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (11.92%) SIEM
3 16 (10.60%) Network Design
4 15 (9.93%) Information Security Management
4 15 (9.93%) Security Management
5 14 (9.27%) Change Control
5 14 (9.27%) Risk Management
6 13 (8.61%) IT Audit
7 12 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (7.95%) Configuration Management
7 12 (7.95%) Security Operations
8 10 (6.62%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (6.62%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.62%) ITIL
9 9 (5.96%) Network Management
10 7 (4.64%) ISMS
10 7 (4.64%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.64%) Trend Analysis
11 6 (3.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.32%) Perl
1 2 (1.32%) Python
2 1 (0.66%) ABAP
2 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (44.37%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (29.80%) CCNP
3 36 (23.84%) CCNA
4 28 (18.54%) CISSP
5 23 (15.23%) CCIE
5 23 (15.23%) CISM
6 18 (11.92%) Security Cleared
7 15 (9.93%) Degree
8 12 (7.95%) CISA
8 12 (7.95%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.97%) MCSA
10 6 (3.97%) MCSE
11 5 (3.31%) CCDA
11 5 (3.31%) CCDP
11 5 (3.31%) CCSA
11 5 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.99%) CCSE
12 3 (1.99%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.99%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (19.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.96%) SLA
3 2 (1.32%) BS25999
3 2 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.32%) ISO22301
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) QA
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (18.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.93%) vSphere
3 10 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.30%) XenApp
4 8 (5.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.66%) Firmware
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.32%) Nagios
2 2 (1.32%) SCCM
2 2 (1.32%) WSUS
3 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 87 (57.62%) Cisco
2 50 (33.11%) Juniper
3 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
4 21 (13.91%) VMware
5 19 (12.58%) CheckPoint
6 11 (7.28%) F5
7 10 (6.62%) Citrix
7 10 (6.62%) EMC
7 10 (6.62%) Intel Security
8 9 (5.96%) Palo Alto
9 7 (4.64%) Symantec
10 6 (3.97%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.31%) Progress
12 4 (2.65%) Avaya
12 4 (2.65%) IBM
12 4 (2.65%) LogRhythm
13 3 (1.99%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.99%) Qualys
13 3 (1.99%) Remedy
13 3 (1.99%) ServiceNow
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham
33-6 Consultancy Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago