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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 157 148 139
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 50 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.13% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.35% 6.56% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 28 45
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% -14.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
788 762 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.69% 17.27% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 699 597 693
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -24 21 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Coventry -1 8 £38,500 -5.52%
Solihull - 7 £45,000 -
Warwickshire -5 4 £35,250 +14.63% 2
Staffordshire +3 3 £50,000 -2.91%
Shropshire -11 3 £32,500 -4.41%
Worcestershire +2 2 £31,000 +6.89%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 105 (69.08%) Firewall
2 103 (67.76%) Cisco
3 75 (49.34%) CheckPoint
4 69 (45.39%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (32.24%) WAN
6 46 (30.26%) LAN
6 46 (30.26%) Juniper
7 45 (29.61%) BGP
7 45 (29.61%) CCNP
7 45 (29.61%) VPN
8 43 (28.29%) OSPF
9 36 (23.68%) Blue Coat
10 35 (23.03%) Load Balancing
11 33 (21.71%) CCNA
12 30 (19.74%) CCSA
13 26 (17.11%) Windows
14 23 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (15.13%) Active Directory
14 23 (15.13%) TCP/IP
15 22 (14.47%) MS Visio
15 22 (14.47%) Fortinet
15 22 (14.47%) Clustering
16 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
16 21 (13.82%) Internet
17 20 (13.16%) Finance
17 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (12.50%) Junos
18 19 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
18 19 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
18 19 (12.50%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.97%) IIS
4 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (14.47%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 105 (69.08%) Firewall
2 49 (32.24%) WAN
3 46 (30.26%) LAN
4 45 (29.61%) VPN
4 45 (29.61%) BGP
5 43 (28.29%) OSPF
6 23 (15.13%) TCP/IP
6 23 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (13.82%) Internet
8 19 (12.50%) Junos
8 19 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (11.84%) MPLS
9 18 (11.84%) EIGRP
10 15 (9.87%) DNS
11 12 (7.89%) DHCP
12 11 (7.24%) VLAN
12 11 (7.24%) IPsec
13 10 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (6.58%) SAN
14 9 (5.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 20 (13.16%) Finance
2 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.63%) Law
4 3 (1.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (35.53%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.42%) Analyst
3 25 (16.45%) Firewall Engineer
4 17 (11.18%) Security Engineer
4 17 (11.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (11.18%) Security Analyst
5 13 (8.55%) Administrator
6 12 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (7.89%) Network Analyst
7 11 (7.24%) Network Consultant
7 11 (7.24%) Consultant
8 10 (6.58%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) IT Administrator
8 10 (6.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Network Security Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
10 8 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Security Consultant
11 7 (4.61%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.47%) Clustering
2 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.11%) Windows
2 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (11.18%) UNIX
3 17 (11.18%) Linux
4 16 (10.53%) Solaris
5 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.03%) Load Balancing
2 19 (12.50%) ITIL
2 19 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (10.53%) Network Design
4 15 (9.87%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (7.89%) Network Management
6 11 (7.24%) E-Commerce
7 10 (6.58%) Information Security
7 10 (6.58%) Security Management
8 9 (5.92%) Change Management
8 9 (5.92%) Business Continuity
8 9 (5.92%) Network Architecture
8 9 (5.92%) Low Latency
8 9 (5.92%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 8 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.95%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.21%) Perl
1 14 (9.21%) Tcl
2 3 (1.97%) SQL
3 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (45.39%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (29.61%) CCNP
3 33 (21.71%) CCNA
4 30 (19.74%) CCSA
5 18 (11.84%) CCSE
6 14 (9.21%) Check Point Certification
7 12 (7.89%) JNCIA
7 12 (7.89%) JNCIS
8 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (5.92%) CCIE
9 9 (5.92%) Security Cleared
10 8 (5.26%) SC Cleared
10 8 (5.26%) MCSE
11 7 (4.61%) CISSP
12 6 (3.95%) MCP
13 5 (3.29%) CCSP
13 5 (3.29%) CISA
13 5 (3.29%) CISM
14 4 (2.63%) CCIP
15 3 (1.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.63%) COBIT
3 4 (2.63%) SLA
4 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (15.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.92%) XenApp
3 9 (5.92%) vSphere
4 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.66%) Postfix
6 1 (0.66%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.66%) WSUS
3 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 103 (67.76%) Cisco
2 75 (49.34%) CheckPoint
3 46 (30.26%) Juniper
4 36 (23.68%) Blue Coat
5 22 (14.47%) Fortinet
6 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
7 17 (11.18%) Citrix
8 16 (10.53%) VMware
9 10 (6.58%) F5
10 9 (5.92%) Dell
11 7 (4.61%) McAfee
12 6 (3.95%) Websense
12 6 (3.95%) EMC
12 6 (3.95%) Sourcefire
13 4 (2.63%) Splunk
13 4 (2.63%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.97%) Nortel
14 3 (1.97%) Symantec
15 2 (1.32%) SAP
15 2 (1.32%) Nokia
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