Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 124 155
Rank change year-on-year +13 +31 -60
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 77 73 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.14% 1.91% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.23% 12.70% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 50 40 52
Birmingham median annual salary £77,500 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.49% +28.75% -30.43%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £65,000 £54,557
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -10.53%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 582 575 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.18% 15.07% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 400 448 517
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £27,450 £25,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% -1.28% +4.00%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Birmingham

Network Security
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Birmingham

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 60 (77.92%) Microsoft
2 57 (74.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (72.73%) Presales
4 52 (67.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (66.23%) MCSE
5 51 (66.23%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 50 (64.94%) Active Directory
7 48 (62.34%) Office 365
8 47 (61.04%) Amazon AWS
8 47 (61.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 46 (59.74%) Security Cleared
10 45 (58.44%) Project Management
11 30 (38.96%) Data Protection
12 29 (37.66%) GDPR
13 26 (33.77%) AWS Lambda
13 26 (33.77%) Cosmos DB
13 26 (33.77%) Serverless
13 26 (33.77%) Identity Access Management
13 26 (33.77%) Relational Database
13 26 (33.77%) Amazon Redshift
13 26 (33.77%) Amazon Kinesis
13 26 (33.77%) Azure Active Directory
13 26 (33.77%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (33.77%) Amazon S3
13 26 (33.77%) Amazon SQS
13 26 (33.77%) Amazon EMR
13 26 (33.77%) Amazon RDS
13 26 (33.77%) MCSA
13 26 (33.77%) Web Services
13 26 (33.77%) Windows

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (3.90%) IIS
1 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 57 (74.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (62.34%) Office 365
3 47 (61.04%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (33.77%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (33.77%) Amazon EMR
4 26 (33.77%) Amazon Kinesis
4 26 (33.77%) Amazon S3
4 26 (33.77%) Amazon SQS
4 26 (33.77%) AWS Lambda
4 26 (33.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 26 (33.77%) Serverless
5 2 (2.60%) IaaS
5 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) Firewall
2 9 (11.69%) DNS
2 9 (11.69%) WAN
3 8 (10.39%) LAN
4 7 (9.09%) VPN
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.49%) Wireless
7 4 (5.19%) BGP
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (5.19%) DHCP
7 4 (5.19%) FWSM
7 4 (5.19%) MPLS
7 4 (5.19%) OSPF
7 4 (5.19%) VLAN
7 4 (5.19%) WLAN
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.90%) SNMP
8 3 (3.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) Amazon RDS
1 26 (33.77%) Amazon Redshift
1 26 (33.77%) Cosmos DB
1 26 (33.77%) RDBMS
1 26 (33.77%) Relational Database
2 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) Big Data
General
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
1 2 (2.60%) Retail
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) Billing
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (75.32%) Architect
2 32 (41.56%) Solutions Architect
3 26 (33.77%) Cloud Architect
3 26 (33.77%) Lead Architect
4 25 (32.47%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 25 (32.47%) Technical Architect
5 21 (27.27%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Security Manager
7 6 (7.79%) IT Manager
7 6 (7.79%) IT Security Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Network Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Security Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Network Security Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.90%) Cisco Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) Web Services
2 19 (24.68%) .NET
2 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET
2 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) CESG
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.30%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Windows
2 25 (32.47%) Windows Server
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (72.73%) Presales
2 51 (66.23%) Vendor Relationship Management
3 47 (61.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 45 (58.44%) Project Management
5 30 (38.96%) Data Protection
6 26 (33.77%) Identity Access Management
7 21 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
8 20 (25.97%) Programme Management
8 20 (25.97%) Server Virtualisation
9 9 (11.69%) ITIL
9 9 (11.69%) Load Balancing
10 8 (10.39%) Information Security
11 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (7.79%) Business Continuity
12 6 (7.79%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
12 6 (7.79%) Network Design
13 5 (6.49%) ISMS
13 5 (6.49%) SIEM
13 5 (6.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) Java
1 19 (24.68%) PL/SQL
1 19 (24.68%) Python
1 19 (24.68%) Scala
1 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (67.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (66.23%) MCSE
3 46 (59.74%) Security Cleared
4 26 (33.77%) MCSA
5 25 (32.47%) MCP
6 13 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (12.99%) CCNP
8 7 (9.09%) CISSP
9 5 (6.49%) CCDP
9 5 (6.49%) CCNA
9 5 (6.49%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (5.19%) CISM
11 3 (3.90%) CCSE
11 3 (3.90%) IISP
11 3 (3.90%) ISSAP
11 3 (3.90%) JNCIP
11 3 (3.90%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (1.30%) CREST Certified
12 1 (1.30%) GXPN
12 1 (1.30%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.66%) GDPR
2 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.60%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (64.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) QRadar
2 1 (1.30%) CASB
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 60 (77.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.87%) Citrix
3 13 (16.88%) Cisco
4 9 (11.69%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.39%) Fortinet
5 8 (10.39%) Palo Alto
6 6 (7.79%) HP
6 6 (7.79%) VMware
7 4 (5.19%) F5
7 4 (5.19%) Juniper
7 4 (5.19%) Tufin
8 3 (3.90%) Dell
8 3 (3.90%) IBM
8 3 (3.90%) LogRhythm
8 3 (3.90%) McAfee
8 3 (3.90%) Splunk
9 2 (2.60%) Meraki
10 1 (1.30%) Aruba
10 1 (1.30%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds