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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 160 174 174
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 81 47 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 0.88% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 6.00% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 31
Average salary £40,000 £43,507 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.05% -3.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £73,750 £56,500
UK excluding London average 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
977 783 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 14.68% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 753 660 664
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +5 34 £40,000 -18.78% 17
Warwickshire -4 15 - - 8
Coventry +8 11 £44,000 +19.72% 5
Staffordshire +3 4 £65,000 +35.40% 1
West Bromwich - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -8 1 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 109 (79.56%) Firewall
2 80 (58.39%) Cisco
3 64 (46.72%) LAN
4 61 (44.53%) WAN
4 61 (44.53%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (32.12%) Juniper
6 43 (31.39%) Windows
7 40 (29.20%) CCNP
8 36 (26.28%) CCNA
9 33 (24.09%) Windows Server
10 31 (22.63%) BGP
11 29 (21.17%) VPN
11 29 (21.17%) CISSP
12 28 (20.44%) TCP/IP
12 28 (20.44%) VMware
12 28 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (19.71%) Management Information System
13 27 (19.71%) Active Directory
14 26 (18.98%) Linux
14 26 (18.98%) Information Security
15 24 (17.52%) OSPF
15 24 (17.52%) Data Centre
16 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
16 23 (16.79%) Finance
17 21 (15.33%) CISM
17 21 (15.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
18 19 (13.87%) MPLS
18 19 (13.87%) SIEM
19 18 (13.14%) CCIE

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.73%) MS Project
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.03%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (5.84%) IaaS
4 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.38%) SaaS
5 3 (2.19%) Office 365
5 3 (2.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (79.56%) Firewall
2 64 (46.72%) LAN
3 61 (44.53%) WAN
4 31 (22.63%) BGP
5 29 (21.17%) VPN
6 28 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (20.44%) TCP/IP
7 24 (17.52%) OSPF
8 19 (13.87%) MPLS
9 17 (12.41%) VoIP
10 14 (10.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (10.22%) HTTP
11 13 (9.49%) SAN
12 12 (8.76%) EIGRP
13 11 (8.03%) IPv4
13 11 (8.03%) Wireless
14 9 (6.57%) DNS
15 8 (5.84%) DHCP
16 5 (3.65%) Cisco Wireless
16 5 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.65%) Law
4 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.19%) Legal
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (26.28%) Network Engineer
2 27 (19.71%) Analyst
3 25 (18.25%) Security Engineer
4 21 (15.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (13.14%) Network Analyst
6 16 (11.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (10.95%) Architect
7 15 (10.95%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 15 (10.95%) Senior Security Engineer
8 14 (10.22%) Network Support
9 13 (9.49%) Network Architect
9 13 (9.49%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (8.03%) Designer
10 11 (8.03%) Head of Information
10 11 (8.03%) Head of Information Security
10 11 (8.03%) Head of Security
11 10 (7.30%) Security Analyst
12 9 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (6.57%) IT Security Officer
12 9 (6.57%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) COM
1 1 (0.73%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) Management Information System
2 24 (17.52%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.19%) AS400
5 3 (2.19%) Clustering
5 3 (2.19%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.46%) CESG
6 2 (1.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.39%) Windows
2 33 (24.09%) Windows Server
3 26 (18.98%) Linux
4 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.57%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.84%) Unix
6 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.98%) Information Security
2 19 (13.87%) SIEM
3 18 (13.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.95%) Change Control
5 14 (10.22%) Network Design
6 13 (9.49%) Information Security Management
6 13 (9.49%) Security Management
7 12 (8.76%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (8.03%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.03%) IT Audit
8 11 (8.03%) ITIL
8 11 (8.03%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.30%) Network Management
10 9 (6.57%) Incident Management
11 7 (5.11%) Threat Management
12 6 (4.38%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (4.38%) ISMS
12 6 (4.38%) Load Balancing
12 6 (4.38%) Security Operations
12 6 (4.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.92%) Perl
2 2 (1.46%) SQL
3 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (44.53%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (29.20%) CCNP
3 36 (26.28%) CCNA
4 29 (21.17%) CISSP
5 21 (15.33%) CISM
6 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
7 18 (13.14%) CCIE
8 13 (9.49%) Degree
9 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
10 10 (7.30%) CISA
10 10 (7.30%) MCSA
11 7 (5.11%) CEH
11 7 (5.11%) MCSE
12 6 (4.38%) CCDP
12 6 (4.38%) GIAC
12 6 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (3.65%) CCDA
14 4 (2.92%) CCSA
14 4 (2.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.84%) SLA
3 2 (1.46%) BS25999
3 2 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.46%) ISO22301
3 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (19.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.22%) vSphere
3 9 (6.57%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.11%) XenApp
5 6 (4.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.73%) Snort
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.19%) Nagios
2 3 (2.19%) SCCM
3 2 (1.46%) WSUS
4 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (58.39%) Cisco
2 44 (32.12%) Juniper
3 28 (20.44%) VMware
4 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.76%) CheckPoint
6 10 (7.30%) Palo Alto
7 9 (6.57%) Citrix
7 9 (6.57%) F5
8 8 (5.84%) EMC
9 7 (5.11%) Symantec
10 6 (4.38%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.65%) Avaya
11 5 (3.65%) IBM
12 4 (2.92%) Aruba
12 4 (2.92%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.92%) LogRhythm
13 3 (2.19%) LANDesk
13 3 (2.19%) Remedy
13 3 (2.19%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.19%) Sourcefire
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Pension & Bupa Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago