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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 42 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.02% 1.63% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 8.00% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +78.26%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +1.76%
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
61 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 24.70% 20.41% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54 48 24
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 2 October 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
Redditch - 5 £30,000 -
Network Security
West Midlands

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) WLAN
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
1 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (71.43%) VLAN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) Postfix
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) WLAN
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
1 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (71.43%) VLAN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Support
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) IT Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Postfix
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) VMware