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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank - 42 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.88% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
34 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 11.37% 17.67% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33 44 40
Average salary £35,549 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.49% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Nessus
2 2 (40.00%) Nmap
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) CCVP
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Mitel
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (40.00%) Aruba

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Swing
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Social Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Metadata Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
1 2 (40.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Mitel
1 2 (40.00%) Aruba