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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 112 136 106
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 103 66 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 1.21% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% 7.51% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 84 60 65
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
907 879 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.63% 16.11% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 737 758 669
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +13 57 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Warwickshire +25 13 £22,500 -32.83%
Staffordshire -5 10 £42,500 +19.71%
Worcestershire -2 6 £30,750 -25.00%
Coventry +3 4 £50,000 +37.93%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Solihull -6 1 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 93 (65.03%) Cisco
2 88 (61.54%) Firewall
3 71 (49.65%) CheckPoint
4 47 (32.87%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (27.97%) Juniper
6 32 (22.38%) CCNP
6 32 (22.38%) VPN
6 32 (22.38%) WAN
7 29 (20.28%) TCP/IP
7 29 (20.28%) Load Balancing
8 27 (18.88%) MPLS
8 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
8 27 (18.88%) LAN
9 26 (18.18%) Windows
10 25 (17.48%) BGP
11 24 (16.78%) Finance
12 23 (16.08%) OSPF
12 23 (16.08%) Internet
13 21 (14.69%) CCSA
13 21 (14.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (13.99%) Blue Coat
15 19 (13.29%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (13.29%) ITIL
16 18 (12.59%) Linux
16 18 (12.59%) Network Management
17 17 (11.89%) Legal
17 17 (11.89%) Active Directory
18 16 (11.19%) UNIX
18 16 (11.19%) Junos
19 15 (10.49%) Fortinet

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.90%) Apache
3 6 (4.20%) IIS
4 5 (3.50%) nginx
4 5 (3.50%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (9.79%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.99%) MS Office
4 9 (6.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP PP
1 1 (0.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (61.54%) Firewall
2 32 (22.38%) WAN
2 32 (22.38%) VPN
3 29 (20.28%) TCP/IP
4 27 (18.88%) LAN
4 27 (18.88%) MPLS
5 25 (17.48%) BGP
6 23 (16.08%) OSPF
6 23 (16.08%) Internet
7 21 (14.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (13.29%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (11.19%) Junos
10 13 (9.09%) IPsec
11 12 (8.39%) DNS
12 11 (7.69%) EIGRP
13 10 (6.99%) VPLS
14 9 (6.29%) VLAN
14 9 (6.29%) Wireless
14 9 (6.29%) WLAN
15 7 (4.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.20%) MySQL
1 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) RequisitePro
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 17 (11.89%) Legal
3 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.20%) Retail
5 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.10%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (27.97%) Network Engineer
2 29 (20.28%) Network Security Engineer
2 29 (20.28%) Security Engineer
3 25 (17.48%) Administrator
4 18 (12.59%) Architect
4 18 (12.59%) Analyst
5 17 (11.89%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (11.19%) Firewall Engineer
7 15 (10.49%) Security Analyst
8 14 (9.79%) IT Administrator
9 13 (9.09%) Network Analyst
10 12 (8.39%) Network Security Analyst
11 11 (7.69%) Network Architect
12 10 (6.99%) Security Architect
12 10 (6.99%) Consultant
13 8 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (5.59%) Network Consultant
13 8 (5.59%) Senior Network Engineer
13 8 (5.59%) Network Security Architect
14 7 (4.90%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) LAMP
2 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Clustering
2 6 (4.20%) SecurID
3 5 (3.50%) Replication
4 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.70%) SCADA
6 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.18%) Windows
2 18 (12.59%) Linux
3 16 (11.19%) UNIX
4 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.99%) Solaris
6 5 (3.50%) Debian
6 5 (3.50%) CentOS
6 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.50%) SELinux
7 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.28%) Load Balancing
2 19 (13.29%) ITIL
3 18 (12.59%) Network Management
4 13 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 12 (8.39%) Project Management
5 12 (8.39%) Network Design
6 10 (6.99%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (6.99%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.99%) Network Architecture
6 10 (6.99%) Cyber Security
7 9 (6.29%) Security Management
8 8 (5.59%) Change Management
8 8 (5.59%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (4.90%) Information Security
9 7 (4.90%) Document Management
9 7 (4.90%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (4.90%) Scrum
9 7 (4.90%) SIEM
10 6 (4.20%) Low Latency
10 6 (4.20%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.49%) Perl
2 10 (6.99%) Tcl
3 8 (5.59%) SQL
4 5 (3.50%) Python
4 5 (3.50%) PHP
4 5 (3.50%) Java
5 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (32.87%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (22.38%) CCNP
3 21 (14.69%) CCSA
4 12 (8.39%) CCIE
4 12 (8.39%) CCNA
5 11 (7.69%) CCSE
6 10 (6.99%) Check Point Certification
6 10 (6.99%) CCSP
6 10 (6.99%) Degree
7 9 (6.29%) MCSE
7 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.59%) MCP
8 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.80%) CISSP
10 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.70%) CCENT
11 1 (0.70%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.70%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) SLA
2 6 (4.20%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.40%) GPG13
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.90%) Postfix
4 5 (3.50%) Sendmail
4 5 (3.50%) Varnish
5 3 (2.10%) Snort
6 2 (1.40%) Squid
6 2 (1.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.50%) Nagios
3 1 (0.70%) WSUS
3 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.70%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 93 (65.03%) Cisco
2 71 (49.65%) CheckPoint
3 40 (27.97%) Juniper
4 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
5 20 (13.99%) Blue Coat
6 15 (10.49%) Fortinet
7 14 (9.79%) VMware
7 14 (9.79%) McAfee
8 13 (9.09%) Sourcefire
9 12 (8.39%) Citrix
10 11 (7.69%) Websense
11 8 (5.59%) Splunk
12 6 (4.20%) Fujitsu
12 6 (4.20%) Sun
13 5 (3.50%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.10%) F5
15 1 (0.70%) ArcSight
15 1 (0.70%) Meru Networks
15 1 (0.70%) SonicWALL
15 1 (0.70%) Kaseya
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