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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 157 152 148
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 82 75 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.36% 1.27% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.83% 8.35% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 74 73 62
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £35,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.68%
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
929 898 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.38% 15.25% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 763 813 715
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,645
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -36 36 £45,000 -30.76% 9
Coventry +12 13 £51,000 +7.36% 2
Warwickshire +11 8 £41,000 +17.14% 4
Staffordshire +4 8 £39,250 -17.36% 1
Shropshire - 6 £42,500 - 7
West Bromwich - 2 £40,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 130 (79.75%) Firewall
2 87 (53.37%) Cisco
3 62 (38.04%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (33.74%) LAN
5 52 (31.90%) WAN
6 40 (24.54%) Juniper
6 40 (24.54%) CCNA
7 38 (23.31%) BGP
8 36 (22.09%) Management Information System
8 36 (22.09%) CCNP
8 36 (22.09%) Windows
9 34 (20.86%) Finance
10 33 (20.25%) OSPF
10 33 (20.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 30 (18.40%) VPN
12 29 (17.79%) CISSP
13 28 (17.18%) TCP/IP
14 27 (16.56%) Information Security
15 26 (15.95%) Active Directory
15 26 (15.95%) Microsoft
15 26 (15.95%) SIEM
15 26 (15.95%) Windows Server
16 23 (14.11%) CheckPoint
16 23 (14.11%) Linux
17 22 (13.50%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (12.88%) Data Centre
19 20 (12.27%) CISM
19 20 (12.27%) VoIP
20 19 (11.66%) Disaster Recovery
20 19 (11.66%) MPLS

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 4 (2.45%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.45%) NetWeaver
1 4 (2.45%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.98%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (5.52%) IaaS
4 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.07%) PaaS
6 3 (1.84%) Office 365
6 3 (1.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (79.75%) Firewall
2 55 (33.74%) LAN
3 52 (31.90%) WAN
4 38 (23.31%) BGP
5 33 (20.25%) OSPF
6 30 (18.40%) VPN
7 28 (17.18%) TCP/IP
8 22 (13.50%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (12.27%) VoIP
10 19 (11.66%) MPLS
11 16 (9.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (9.20%) SAN
13 14 (8.59%) EIGRP
14 13 (7.98%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (7.36%) HTTP
15 12 (7.36%) Wireless
16 11 (6.75%) DNS
16 11 (6.75%) VLAN
17 10 (6.13%) DHCP
17 10 (6.13%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.45%) SAP BI
3 4 (2.45%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (20.86%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.91%) Law
4 7 (4.29%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.84%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (19.63%) Network Engineer
2 22 (13.50%) Analyst
3 20 (12.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (11.66%) Security Engineer
4 19 (11.66%) Security Officer
5 15 (9.20%) IT Security Officer
5 15 (9.20%) Network Analyst
6 14 (8.59%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) Senior Security Engineer
7 13 (7.98%) Head of Information
7 13 (7.98%) Head of Information Security
7 13 (7.98%) Head of Security
8 12 (7.36%) Architect
9 10 (6.13%) Network Support
9 10 (6.13%) Security Manager
10 9 (5.52%) Network Architect
11 8 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.91%) Security Analyst
11 8 (4.91%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) Middleware
2 2 (1.23%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.61%) COM
3 1 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.09%) Management Information System
2 21 (12.88%) Data Centre
3 19 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.07%) AS400
4 5 (3.07%) Clustering
5 3 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) CESG
6 2 (1.23%) iPad
6 2 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.09%) Windows
2 26 (15.95%) Windows Server
3 23 (14.11%) Linux
4 8 (4.91%) Unix
4 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.45%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.56%) Information Security
2 26 (15.95%) SIEM
3 19 (11.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (10.43%) Security Operations
5 16 (9.82%) Risk Management
6 15 (9.20%) Information Security Management
6 15 (9.20%) ITIL
6 15 (9.20%) Security Management
7 14 (8.59%) Change Control
8 13 (7.98%) IT Audit
9 12 (7.36%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (6.75%) Network Management
11 10 (6.13%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.13%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (5.52%) Network Design
13 8 (4.91%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.91%) ISMS
14 7 (4.29%) PRINCE2
14 7 (4.29%) Trend Analysis
14 7 (4.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.45%) ABAP
2 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.23%) Perl
2 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.23%) Python
3 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (38.04%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (24.54%) CCNA
3 36 (22.09%) CCNP
4 29 (17.79%) CISSP
5 20 (12.27%) CISM
6 16 (9.82%) CCIE
7 14 (8.59%) Degree
8 12 (7.36%) CISA
9 11 (6.75%) Security Cleared
10 9 (5.52%) SC Cleared
11 7 (4.29%) CEH
12 6 (3.68%) CCSA
12 6 (3.68%) MCSE
12 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.45%) CISMP
13 4 (2.45%) SSCP
14 3 (1.84%) MCSA
14 3 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (1.23%) IISP
16 1 (0.61%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.45%) SLA
4 2 (1.23%) BS25999
4 2 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.23%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.23%) QA
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (15.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.36%) vSphere
3 10 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.45%) Firmware
5 4 (2.45%) XenApp
5 4 (2.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.45%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (53.37%) Cisco
2 40 (24.54%) Juniper
3 26 (15.95%) Microsoft
4 23 (14.11%) CheckPoint
5 18 (11.04%) VMware
6 10 (6.13%) Intel Security
6 10 (6.13%) Palo Alto
7 9 (5.52%) SonicWALL
8 7 (4.29%) Citrix
9 6 (3.68%) F5
9 6 (3.68%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.07%) Progress
10 5 (3.07%) Qualys
10 5 (3.07%) Symantec
11 4 (2.45%) Aruba
11 4 (2.45%) EMC
11 4 (2.45%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.45%) Pegasus
11 4 (2.45%) SAP
12 3 (1.84%) ServiceNow
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago