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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 102 90
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 31 43 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.58% 1.79% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.07% 12.72% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 42
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% -30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £74,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 280 338 404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.25% 14.09% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 208 261 357
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 42 (66.67%) Firewall
2 38 (60.32%) Cisco
3 34 (53.97%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (42.86%) CCNP
5 25 (39.68%) WAN
6 24 (38.10%) ITIL
7 21 (33.33%) CCNA
8 19 (30.16%) LAN
8 19 (30.16%) Palo Alto
9 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
9 17 (26.98%) CheckPoint
10 16 (25.40%) OSPF
10 16 (25.40%) VPN
10 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
11 15 (23.81%) VLAN
11 15 (23.81%) BGP
12 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 14 (22.22%) SIEM
13 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (19.05%) MPLS
14 12 (19.05%) VMware
15 11 (17.46%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (17.46%) Citrix
15 11 (17.46%) CCDP
15 11 (17.46%) Juniper
15 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
15 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
15 11 (17.46%) PCI DSS
16 10 (15.87%) Time Management

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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (66.67%) Firewall
2 25 (39.68%) WAN
3 19 (30.16%) LAN
4 16 (25.40%) OSPF
4 16 (25.40%) VPN
5 15 (23.81%) BGP
5 15 (23.81%) VLAN
6 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (19.05%) MPLS
8 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
8 11 (17.46%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (15.87%) DMZ
10 9 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (11.11%) DNS
11 7 (11.11%) SSL
11 7 (11.11%) Wireless
12 4 (6.35%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (6.35%) VoIP
12 4 (6.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) DTS
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Billing
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Technical Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Network Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 7 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Security Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Security Operations Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco Network Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (4.76%) Junior
7 3 (4.76%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.17%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.59%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Unix
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) AIX
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) ITIL
2 14 (22.22%) SIEM
3 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.87%) Time Management
4 9 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 8 (12.70%) Network Design
5 8 (12.70%) Presales
5 8 (12.70%) Process Improvement
6 7 (11.11%) Project Management
7 6 (9.52%) Information Security
7 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (7.94%) Change Control
8 5 (7.94%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.94%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Project Planning
9 4 (6.35%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (42.86%) CCNP
3 21 (33.33%) CCNA
4 11 (17.46%) CCDP
5 7 (11.11%) CISSP
6 6 (9.52%) CCSE
7 5 (7.94%) CCSA
7 5 (7.94%) CEH
8 4 (6.35%) CISM
9 3 (4.76%) GCIA
9 3 (4.76%) GCIH
9 3 (4.76%) GIAC
9 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (4.76%) SANS
10 2 (3.17%) CCDA
10 2 (3.17%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (3.17%) Degree
10 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
2 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.59%) QRadar
2 1 (1.59%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Cisco
2 19 (30.16%) Palo Alto
3 17 (26.98%) CheckPoint
4 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 12 (19.05%) VMware
6 11 (17.46%) Citrix
6 11 (17.46%) Juniper
7 7 (11.11%) Sourcefire
8 6 (9.52%) F5
8 6 (9.52%) Fortinet
8 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.94%) Meraki
10 4 (6.35%) LogRhythm
10 4 (6.35%) McAfee
11 3 (4.76%) Avaya
11 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.76%) HP
11 3 (4.76%) Mitel
11 3 (4.76%) Splunk
12 2 (3.17%) Brocade
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 3 days ago