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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 151 162 123
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 82 59 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 1.11% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.84% 7.49% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73 54 94
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,656 £72,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +11.36%
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
928 788 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.01% 14.83% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 719 686 775
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Staffordshire +22 24 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Birmingham -49 20 £40,500 -4.70% 8
Warwickshire +6 9 £37,500 -21.05%
Shropshire -4 7 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Coventry -1 6 £51,000 +7.36% 2
Worcestershire +8 3 £48,000 -26.15%
Dudley - 3 £50,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 131 (78.44%) Firewall
2 87 (52.10%) Cisco
3 67 (40.12%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (31.74%) LAN
5 52 (31.14%) WAN
6 50 (29.94%) CCNA
7 43 (25.75%) Windows
8 41 (24.55%) CCNP
9 36 (21.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 35 (20.96%) VPN
11 32 (19.16%) Juniper
12 31 (18.56%) BGP
12 31 (18.56%) Active Directory
13 30 (17.96%) TCP/IP
13 30 (17.96%) Finance
14 29 (17.37%) OSPF
14 29 (17.37%) SIEM
15 28 (16.77%) VMware
16 27 (16.17%) Information Security
16 27 (16.17%) CheckPoint
17 26 (15.57%) SAN
17 26 (15.57%) Linux
18 25 (14.97%) ITIL
18 25 (14.97%) Management Information System
18 25 (14.97%) Security Operations
19 23 (13.77%) Data Centre
19 23 (13.77%) MPLS
20 22 (13.17%) CISSP
20 22 (13.17%) SQL Server
20 22 (13.17%) Microsoft

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 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.39%) Apache
2 9 (5.39%) IIS
3 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.40%) NetWeaver
3 4 (2.40%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.99%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (5.39%) IaaS
4 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.99%) PaaS
6 4 (2.40%) SaaS
7 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 131 (78.44%) Firewall
2 53 (31.74%) LAN
3 52 (31.14%) WAN
4 35 (20.96%) VPN
5 31 (18.56%) BGP
6 30 (17.96%) TCP/IP
7 29 (17.37%) OSPF
8 26 (15.57%) SAN
9 23 (13.77%) MPLS
10 20 (11.98%) VLAN
11 19 (11.38%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (11.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (11.38%) DNS
12 18 (10.78%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (10.78%) DHCP
13 16 (9.58%) VoIP
14 14 (8.38%) EIGRP
14 14 (8.38%) HTTP
15 11 (6.59%) Wireless
16 10 (5.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.40%) SAP BI
3 4 (2.40%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.80%) MySQL
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (17.96%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.39%) Law
4 6 (3.59%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.80%) Banking
5 3 (1.80%) Legal
5 3 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (20.36%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.77%) Analyst
3 16 (9.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (8.98%) Security Officer
5 13 (7.78%) Security Analyst
5 13 (7.78%) Security Engineer
5 13 (7.78%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.19%) Technical Leader
7 11 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) IT Security Officer
7 11 (6.59%) Security Manager
8 10 (5.99%) Head of Information
8 10 (5.99%) Head of Information Security
8 10 (5.99%) Head of Security
9 9 (5.39%) Network Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) Consultant
10 8 (4.79%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.40%) Middleware
2 2 (1.20%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.60%) COM
3 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) Management Information System
2 23 (13.77%) Data Centre
3 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.99%) AS400
4 5 (2.99%) Clustering
5 4 (2.40%) SCADA
6 3 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.80%) iPad
6 3 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.75%) Windows
2 26 (15.57%) Linux
3 22 (13.17%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.99%) Unix
4 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.59%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.37%) SIEM
2 27 (16.17%) Information Security
3 25 (14.97%) ITIL
3 25 (14.97%) Security Operations
4 15 (8.98%) Risk Management
4 15 (8.98%) Security Management
5 14 (8.38%) Information Security Management
6 12 (7.19%) PRINCE2
7 11 (6.59%) IT Audit
8 10 (5.99%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (5.39%) Data Security
9 9 (5.39%) ISMS
9 9 (5.39%) Network Management
10 8 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.79%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.79%) Security Architecture
11 7 (4.19%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (4.19%) Service Management
11 7 (4.19%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (4.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.40%) ABAP
2 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.20%) Perl
2 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.20%) Python
3 1 (0.60%) C
3 1 (0.60%) Java
3 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (40.12%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (29.94%) CCNA
3 41 (24.55%) CCNP
4 22 (13.17%) CISSP
5 15 (8.98%) CCIE
6 14 (8.38%) Degree
7 13 (7.78%) Security Cleared
8 12 (7.19%) CEH
8 12 (7.19%) MCSE
8 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (7.19%) SC Cleared
9 11 (6.59%) CCSA
9 11 (6.59%) CISM
10 10 (5.99%) CISA
11 8 (4.79%) CISMP
11 8 (4.79%) SSCP
12 5 (2.99%) MCSA
12 5 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.99%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.40%) SLA
4 2 (1.20%) QA
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.78%) vSphere
4 10 (5.99%) Firmware
5 4 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.40%) XenApp
5 4 (2.40%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (5.39%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (52.10%) Cisco
2 32 (19.16%) Juniper
3 28 (16.77%) VMware
4 27 (16.17%) CheckPoint
5 22 (13.17%) Microsoft
6 17 (10.18%) Palo Alto
6 17 (10.18%) SonicWALL
7 13 (7.78%) EMC
8 11 (6.59%) Intel Security
9 10 (5.99%) Brocade
9 10 (5.99%) Citrix
9 10 (5.99%) HP
9 10 (5.99%) Qualys
10 9 (5.39%) F5
10 9 (5.39%) IBM
10 9 (5.39%) Symantec
10 9 (5.39%) Veeam
11 5 (2.99%) NetApp
11 5 (2.99%) Progress
12 4 (2.40%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + £5k on call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
TDA Group
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £15000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago