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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 149 153 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 85 75 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.31% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.34% 8.37% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 75 72 83
Median salary £40,000 £53,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £70,000 £57,451
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +10.58%
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
910 896 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.58% 15.65% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 727 804 736
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,400 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -42 29 £40,500 -37.69% 12
Staffordshire +17 21 £35,000 -28.20% 4
Coventry +9 9 £51,000 +2.00% 6
Shropshire - 8 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire +10 7 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Worcestershire - 3 £48,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 - 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 138 (79.77%) Firewall
2 91 (52.60%) Cisco
3 63 (36.42%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (30.64%) LAN
5 52 (30.06%) WAN
6 47 (27.17%) Windows
7 45 (26.01%) CCNA
8 40 (23.12%) CCNP
9 37 (21.39%) Juniper
9 37 (21.39%) BGP
10 36 (20.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 35 (20.23%) Management Information System
11 35 (20.23%) VPN
12 34 (19.65%) TCP/IP
12 34 (19.65%) Finance
13 33 (19.08%) Active Directory
13 33 (19.08%) SIEM
14 32 (18.50%) OSPF
15 31 (17.92%) Linux
16 29 (16.76%) CISSP
17 27 (15.61%) Information Security
17 27 (15.61%) Windows Server
18 26 (15.03%) Microsoft
19 25 (14.45%) CheckPoint
19 25 (14.45%) VMware
19 25 (14.45%) Security Operations
20 24 (13.87%) SAN
20 24 (13.87%) ITIL
21 22 (12.72%) Data Centre
22 20 (11.56%) 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 11 (6.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.05%) Apache
2 7 (4.05%) IIS
3 4 (2.31%) NetWeaver
3 4 (2.31%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.58%) MS Project
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.51%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (5.78%) IaaS
4 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.47%) PaaS
6 4 (2.31%) SaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 138 (79.77%) Firewall
2 53 (30.64%) LAN
3 52 (30.06%) WAN
4 37 (21.39%) BGP
5 35 (20.23%) VPN
6 34 (19.65%) TCP/IP
7 32 (18.50%) OSPF
8 24 (13.87%) SAN
9 20 (11.56%) MPLS
10 19 (10.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (10.98%) VoIP
11 18 (10.40%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (10.40%) HTTP
11 18 (10.40%) VLAN
12 16 (9.25%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (9.25%) DNS
13 15 (8.67%) DHCP
13 15 (8.67%) EIGRP
14 12 (6.94%) Wireless
15 10 (5.78%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.31%) SAP BI
3 4 (2.31%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.73%) MySQL
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (19.65%) Finance
2 12 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.20%) Law
4 7 (4.05%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.73%) Banking
5 3 (1.73%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (17.92%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.29%) Analyst
3 19 (10.98%) Security Officer
4 17 (9.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.25%) Security Engineer
6 15 (8.67%) IT Security Officer
7 14 (8.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (7.51%) Head of Information
8 13 (7.51%) Head of Information Security
8 13 (7.51%) Head of Security
8 13 (7.51%) Security Analyst
9 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 11 (6.36%) Security Manager
9 11 (6.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.36%) Senior Security Engineer
9 11 (6.36%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Network Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) Technical Leader
11 9 (5.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.31%) Middleware
2 2 (1.16%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.58%) COM
3 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.23%) Management Information System
2 22 (12.72%) Data Centre
3 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.47%) AS400
4 6 (3.47%) Clustering
5 4 (2.31%) SCADA
6 3 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.73%) iPad
6 3 (1.73%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.17%) Windows
2 31 (17.92%) Linux
3 27 (15.61%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.36%) Unix
5 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.89%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.08%) SIEM
2 27 (15.61%) Information Security
3 25 (14.45%) Security Operations
4 24 (13.87%) ITIL
5 18 (10.40%) Risk Management
6 17 (9.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (8.09%) Information Security Management
7 14 (8.09%) IT Audit
7 14 (8.09%) Security Management
8 13 (7.51%) Change Control
9 12 (6.94%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (5.78%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (5.78%) Network Management
12 8 (4.62%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.05%) Data Protection
13 7 (4.05%) Data Security
13 7 (4.05%) ISMS
13 7 (4.05%) Service Management
13 7 (4.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.31%) ABAP
2 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.16%) Perl
2 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.16%) Python
3 1 (0.58%) Java
3 1 (0.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (36.42%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (26.01%) CCNA
3 40 (23.12%) CCNP
4 29 (16.76%) CISSP
5 16 (9.25%) CISM
6 14 (8.09%) CCIE
6 14 (8.09%) Degree
7 12 (6.94%) CISA
7 12 (6.94%) Security Cleared
8 11 (6.36%) CEH
8 11 (6.36%) MCSE
8 11 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (6.36%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.78%) CCSA
10 8 (4.62%) CISMP
10 8 (4.62%) SSCP
11 4 (2.31%) MCSA
11 4 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.58%) CCDE
12 1 (0.58%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.31%) SLA
4 2 (1.16%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (19.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.51%) vSphere
4 6 (3.47%) Firmware
5 4 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.31%) XenApp
5 4 (2.31%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (4.05%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (52.60%) Cisco
2 37 (21.39%) Juniper
3 26 (15.03%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.45%) CheckPoint
4 25 (14.45%) VMware
5 13 (7.51%) Palo Alto
6 12 (6.94%) SonicWALL
7 11 (6.36%) EMC
8 10 (5.78%) Intel Security
8 10 (5.78%) Qualys
9 9 (5.20%) Citrix
9 9 (5.20%) Symantec
10 8 (4.62%) Brocade
10 8 (4.62%) HP
10 8 (4.62%) Veeam
11 7 (4.05%) F5
11 7 (4.05%) IBM
12 5 (2.89%) Progress
12 5 (2.89%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.31%) Aruba
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65k
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Dudley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £300000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £550000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago