Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 111 136
Rank change year-on-year -30 +25 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 48 93 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.32% 2.24% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.91% 14.62% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 55 69
Birmingham median annual salary £53,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.38% - -
10th Percentile £33,375 £30,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £63,250 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -

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 539 636 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.77% 15.30% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 354 416 585
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,075 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,375 £58,350
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 30 (62.50%) Presales
2 27 (56.25%) SIEM
3 26 (54.17%) Data Centre
3 26 (54.17%) ITIL
4 25 (52.08%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (52.08%) Cisco
4 25 (52.08%) CCNP
5 24 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 23 (47.92%) TCP/IP
6 23 (47.92%) Fortinet
6 23 (47.92%) Load Balancing
7 22 (45.83%) ITIL V3
8 21 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (39.58%) Network Design
9 19 (39.58%) VPN
9 19 (39.58%) BGP
9 19 (39.58%) MPLS
10 18 (37.50%) CISSP
10 18 (37.50%) OSPF
10 18 (37.50%) Juniper
10 18 (37.50%) Ethernet
10 18 (37.50%) SNMP
10 18 (37.50%) SSL
10 18 (37.50%) VLAN
11 16 (33.33%) WAN
11 16 (33.33%) CCDP
12 15 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (31.25%) Incident Management
13 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
13 14 (29.17%) Office 365

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 12 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) Office 365
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (47.92%) TCP/IP
2 21 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (39.58%) BGP
3 19 (39.58%) MPLS
3 19 (39.58%) VPN
4 18 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 18 (37.50%) OSPF
4 18 (37.50%) SNMP
4 18 (37.50%) SSL
4 18 (37.50%) VLAN
5 16 (33.33%) WAN
6 13 (27.08%) DHCP
6 13 (27.08%) DNS
6 13 (27.08%) LAN
7 12 (25.00%) FWSM
7 12 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 12 (25.00%) WLAN
8 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (22.92%) Firewall
8 11 (22.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Chocolatey
General
1 6 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Architect
2 19 (39.58%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 16 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Lead Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Security Manager
6 4 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Presales Solution Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Security Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 26 (54.17%) Data Centre
2 12 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (20.83%) FlexPod
4 3 (6.25%) Cyberattack
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Kali Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Presales
2 27 (56.25%) SIEM
3 26 (54.17%) ITIL
4 23 (47.92%) Load Balancing
5 22 (45.83%) ITIL V3
6 19 (39.58%) Network Design
7 15 (31.25%) Incident Management
7 15 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (27.08%) Project Management
8 13 (27.08%) Time Management
9 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 12 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 12 (25.00%) Software Optimisation
10 10 (20.83%) Application Performance Management
10 10 (20.83%) Converged Infrastructure
10 10 (20.83%) Migration
10 10 (20.83%) Performance Management
10 10 (20.83%) Security Management
11 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (14.58%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) C
3 2 (4.17%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) C++
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) CCNP
1 25 (52.08%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (37.50%) CISSP
3 16 (33.33%) CCDP
4 12 (25.00%) CCSE
4 12 (25.00%) IISP
4 12 (25.00%) ISSAP
4 12 (25.00%) JNCIP
5 10 (20.83%) MCSE
5 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (16.67%) MCP
6 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.33%) CCIE
7 4 (8.33%) CISM
8 3 (6.25%) GCIA
8 3 (6.25%) GCIH
8 3 (6.25%) GIAC
8 3 (6.25%) MCSA
8 3 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 5 (10.42%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.25%) GDPR
4 2 (4.17%) COBIT
4 2 (4.17%) GPG13
4 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.08%) NIST 800
5 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.33%) VMware NSX
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.17%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) QRadar
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.17%) Nessus
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) Terraform
4 1 (2.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Cisco
2 24 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 23 (47.92%) Fortinet
4 18 (37.50%) Juniper
5 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.00%) F5
6 12 (25.00%) Forcepoint
6 12 (25.00%) IBM
6 12 (25.00%) LogRhythm
6 12 (25.00%) Splunk
6 12 (25.00%) Tufin
7 11 (22.92%) Aruba
8 10 (20.83%) HP
8 10 (20.83%) Meraki
8 10 (20.83%) SolarWinds
9 7 (14.58%) Brocade
9 7 (14.58%) VMware
10 6 (12.50%) McAfee
10 6 (12.50%) Sourcefire
11 5 (10.42%) Infoblox