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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 92 106 99
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 32 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.75% 1.19% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.08% 7.73% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 9
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,268 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 265 362 267
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.47% 15.40% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 203 288 226
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 51 (54.84%) Firewall
2 48 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 46 (49.46%) Microsoft
4 41 (44.09%) Data Centre
5 39 (41.94%) VMware
6 36 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (37.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (36.56%) Hyper-V
8 34 (36.56%) MS Excel
9 33 (35.48%) ITIL
9 33 (35.48%) Citrix
10 32 (34.41%) Cisco
10 32 (34.41%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (30.11%) CCNA
12 26 (27.96%) WAN
13 25 (26.88%) CheckPoint
13 25 (26.88%) SIEM
14 24 (25.81%) LAN
15 23 (24.73%) CCNP
16 18 (19.35%) Service Delivery
16 18 (19.35%) Process Improvement
17 17 (18.28%) Windows
18 15 (16.13%) CISSP
19 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
19 13 (13.98%) VPN
20 12 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
20 12 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
21 11 (11.83%) CEH
21 11 (11.83%) Finance
22 10 (10.75%) Information Security

Network Security
Top Related 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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (36.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.15%) Office 365
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 51 (54.84%) Firewall
2 26 (27.96%) WAN
3 24 (25.81%) LAN
4 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.98%) VPN
5 12 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (10.75%) BGP
6 10 (10.75%) OSPF
6 10 (10.75%) VLAN
7 9 (9.68%) EIGRP
7 9 (9.68%) SSL
8 8 (8.60%) DHCP
8 8 (8.60%) WLAN
9 7 (7.53%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (7.53%) Internet
10 6 (6.45%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (6.45%) DNS
10 6 (6.45%) Wireless
11 5 (5.38%) IPsec
11 5 (5.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) DTS
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Delivery Manager
1 18 (19.35%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 18 (19.35%) Technical Manager
2 17 (18.28%) Network Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Security Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Security Operations Specialist
5 9 (9.68%) Security Specialist
6 8 (8.60%) Security Officer
7 7 (7.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (7.53%) IT Security Officer
7 7 (7.53%) Network Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Operations Manager
10 4 (4.30%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.09%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.68%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.23%) FMCG
5 2 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.08%) SCADA
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Unix
3 8 (8.60%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.15%) Linux
7 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.48%) ITIL
2 25 (26.88%) SIEM
3 18 (19.35%) Process Improvement
3 18 (19.35%) Service Delivery
4 12 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (10.75%) Information Security
5 10 (10.75%) Presales
5 10 (10.75%) Security Operations
6 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 9 (9.68%) Service Management
6 9 (9.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (8.60%) Change Control
7 8 (8.60%) Threat Detection
8 6 (6.45%) Network Design
8 6 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (5.38%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.30%) Network Management
10 4 (4.30%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) Python
1 1 (1.08%) SQL
1 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (30.11%) CCNA
3 23 (24.73%) CCNP
4 15 (16.13%) CISSP
5 11 (11.83%) CEH
6 9 (9.68%) CCSE
7 8 (8.60%) CISM
7 8 (8.60%) GCIA
7 8 (8.60%) GCIH
7 8 (8.60%) GIAC
7 8 (8.60%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (8.60%) SANS
8 6 (6.45%) CCSA
9 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.23%) Degree
10 3 (3.23%) MCSE
11 2 (2.15%) CCDP
12 1 (1.08%) CCDA
12 1 (1.08%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.08%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 35 (37.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (36.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.08%) QRadar
3 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (49.46%) Microsoft
2 39 (41.94%) VMware
3 33 (35.48%) Citrix
4 32 (34.41%) Cisco
5 25 (26.88%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.68%) LogRhythm
7 8 (8.60%) Meraki
7 8 (8.60%) Palo Alto
7 8 (8.60%) Sourcefire
8 7 (7.53%) Juniper
9 6 (6.45%) Aruba
9 6 (6.45%) Intel Security
10 5 (5.38%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.30%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (4.30%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (4.30%) Huawei
11 4 (4.30%) Splunk
12 3 (3.23%) LANDesk
12 3 (3.23%) Remedy
12 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Car All + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Dependant on experience
Posted: 25 days ago