The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 37 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.65% 0.52% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 3.23% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £57,500 £36,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.72% +24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
Network Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 18.11% 16.15% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 35
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Worcestershire region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Network Security
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Worcester +4 4 £57,500 +59.72%
Network Security
West Midlands

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) CISA
3 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CEH
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) GCIA
3 4 (44.44%) GCIH
3 4 (44.44%) Splunk
3 4 (44.44%) ArcSight
3 4 (44.44%) Trustwave
3 4 (44.44%) LogRhythm
3 4 (44.44%) QRadar
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) CCDA
5 2 (22.22%) CCDP
5 2 (22.22%) EMC

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Principal Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Principal Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Principal Solutions Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Collaboration Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CEH
1 4 (44.44%) CISA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) GCIA
1 4 (44.44%) GCIH
2 2 (22.22%) CCDA
2 2 (22.22%) CCDP
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) QRadar
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee
3 4 (44.44%) ArcSight
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) LogRhythm
3 4 (44.44%) Splunk
3 4 (44.44%) Trustwave
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
5 1 (11.11%) AirMagnet