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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 157 143 139
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 62 65 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 1.22% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 7.62% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59 56 54
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +7.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
863 853 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.03% 16.00% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 775 711 789
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 49 £65,000 +36.84%
Warwickshire -19 8 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Coventry -11 2 £47,500 +14.72%
Staffordshire +8 1 £52,500 -7.07% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,500 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network Security also 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 that cited Network Security.

1 81 (69.83%) Cisco
2 66 (56.90%) Firewall
3 57 (49.14%) CheckPoint
4 48 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (34.48%) CCNP
6 36 (31.03%) Juniper
7 30 (25.86%) WAN
8 27 (23.28%) LAN
8 27 (23.28%) Windows
8 27 (23.28%) OSPF
8 27 (23.28%) CCIE
9 25 (21.55%) BGP
10 24 (20.69%) McAfee
11 21 (18.10%) Data Centre
12 20 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (16.38%) UNIX
14 15 (12.93%) GAP Analysis
14 15 (12.93%) ITIL
14 15 (12.93%) Linux
14 15 (12.93%) SIEM
14 15 (12.93%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (12.07%) F5
15 14 (12.07%) Wireless
16 13 (11.21%) TCP/IP
16 13 (11.21%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (11.21%) Spanning Tree
17 12 (10.34%) Degree
18 11 (9.48%) Information Security
19 10 (8.62%) HP
20 9 (7.76%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network Security also 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 that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.72%) WordPress
2 2 (1.72%) Lync
3 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 66 (56.90%) Firewall
2 30 (25.86%) WAN
3 27 (23.28%) LAN
3 27 (23.28%) OSPF
4 25 (21.55%) BGP
5 20 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (12.93%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (12.07%) Wireless
8 13 (11.21%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (11.21%) TCP/IP
8 13 (11.21%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (6.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (5.17%) VoIP
10 6 (5.17%) Internet
11 5 (4.31%) EIGRP
11 5 (4.31%) DHCP
11 5 (4.31%) VPN
11 5 (4.31%) DNS
12 4 (3.45%) SAN
12 4 (3.45%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (6.03%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 38 (32.76%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.52%) Analyst
3 15 (12.93%) Architect
4 12 (10.34%) Consultant
5 11 (9.48%) Security Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Network Consultant
7 9 (7.76%) Security Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.03%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.17%) Security Architect
10 6 (5.17%) Technical Team Leader
10 6 (5.17%) Network Support
10 6 (5.17%) Network Architect
10 6 (5.17%) Security Manager
10 6 (5.17%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (1.72%) HTML5
2 2 (1.72%) REST
2 2 (1.72%) HTML
2 2 (1.72%) XML
2 2 (1.72%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.17%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.31%) Clustering
5 4 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.59%) Replication
7 2 (1.72%) SecurID
7 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.72%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.86%) SCADA
8 1 (0.86%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.28%) Windows
2 19 (16.38%) UNIX
3 15 (12.93%) Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.59%) Solaris
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.93%) ITIL
1 15 (12.93%) GAP Analysis
1 15 (12.93%) SIEM
2 11 (9.48%) Information Security
3 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 8 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (6.03%) Network Architecture
5 6 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (5.17%) Network Design
5 6 (5.17%) Business Continuity
6 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.31%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.31%) Network Management
7 4 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) Java
2 4 (3.45%) Perl
3 3 (2.59%) C
3 3 (2.59%) C++
4 2 (1.72%) PHP
4 2 (1.72%) Python
4 2 (1.72%) Ruby
5 1 (0.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (34.48%) CCNP
3 27 (23.28%) CCIE
4 12 (10.34%) Degree
5 8 (6.90%) CCNA
6 6 (5.17%) CCSE
7 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.45%) CCSA
9 3 (2.59%) CISSP
10 2 (1.72%) CISM
10 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.72%) CCVP
10 2 (1.72%) CEH
10 2 (1.72%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.86%) GCFA
11 1 (0.86%) SSCP
11 1 (0.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.03%) SLA
3 4 (3.45%) BS25999
4 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.59%) Snort
4 2 (1.72%) vSphere
4 2 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) WSUS
1 3 (2.59%) SELinux
2 2 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.72%) Nessus
2 2 (1.72%) Nmap
3 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (69.83%) Cisco
2 57 (49.14%) CheckPoint
3 36 (31.03%) Juniper
4 24 (20.69%) McAfee
5 14 (12.07%) F5
6 10 (8.62%) HP
7 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.03%) Citrix
7 7 (6.03%) Fortinet
8 6 (5.17%) VMware
9 5 (4.31%) Sourcefire
10 4 (3.45%) Aruba
10 4 (3.45%) Remedy
10 4 (3.45%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.59%) Avaya
12 2 (1.72%) BMC
12 2 (1.72%) NetApp
12 2 (1.72%) Sun
12 2 (1.72%) Dell
12 2 (1.72%) SonicWALL
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