Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 136 109
Rank change year-on-year +40 -27 +23
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 90 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.80% 1.29% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.49% 8.82% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 52 15 54
Birmingham median annual salary £61,875 £60,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +49.07% +0.63%
10th Percentile £41,000 £36,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £71,750 £63,375
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -

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 667 533 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.77% 14.61% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 422 356 401
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £29,775 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 63 (70.00%) Presales
2 62 (68.89%) Microsoft
3 57 (63.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
5 52 (57.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (57.78%) Office 365
6 50 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
6 50 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 50 (55.56%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 50 (55.56%) Project Management
6 50 (55.56%) MCSE
7 48 (53.33%) Security Cleared
8 42 (46.67%) GDPR
9 37 (41.11%) Data Protection
10 33 (36.67%) Thought Leadership
10 33 (36.67%) Windows
11 27 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
11 27 (30.00%) Windows Server
11 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (28.89%) MCP
13 25 (27.78%) SQL Server
13 25 (27.78%) Citrix
13 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (26.67%) Amazon EMR
14 24 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
14 24 (26.67%) Relational Database
14 24 (26.67%) Amazon Redshift
14 24 (26.67%) Amazon Kinesis
14 24 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
14 24 (26.67%) AWS Lambda

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 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 57 (63.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (57.78%) Office 365
3 50 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (26.67%) Amazon EMR
4 24 (26.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 24 (26.67%) Amazon S3
4 24 (26.67%) Amazon SQS
4 24 (26.67%) AWS Lambda
4 24 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (26.67%) Serverless
5 2 (2.22%) IaaS
5 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) Firewall
2 10 (11.11%) LAN
2 10 (11.11%) WAN
3 9 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.89%) VPN
5 7 (7.78%) BGP
6 6 (6.67%) Cisco Firepower
6 6 (6.67%) DNS
6 6 (6.67%) MPLS
6 6 (6.67%) OSPF
6 6 (6.67%) VLAN
6 6 (6.67%) Wireless
7 4 (4.44%) FWSM
7 4 (4.44%) Unified Communications
7 4 (4.44%) WLAN
8 3 (3.33%) DHCP
8 3 (3.33%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.33%) SSL
8 3 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
2 24 (26.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 24 (26.67%) Cosmos DB
2 24 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 24 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 2 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (1.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (71.11%) Architect
2 31 (34.44%) Solutions Architect
3 26 (28.89%) Technical Architect
4 24 (26.67%) Cloud Architect
4 24 (26.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 22 (24.44%) Lead Architect
6 21 (23.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 10 (11.11%) Security Architect
8 9 (10.00%) Consultant
8 9 (10.00%) Security Consultant
9 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (7.78%) Network Security Consultant
11 6 (6.67%) Network Consultant
11 6 (6.67%) Network Engineer
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Architect
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
12 5 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
12 5 (5.56%) Security Engineer
13 4 (4.44%) IT Security Manager
13 4 (4.44%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.67%) Web Services
2 20 (22.22%) .NET
2 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.11%) CESG
5 1 (1.11%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.11%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.67%) Windows
2 27 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.00%) Presales
2 50 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 50 (55.56%) Project Management
2 50 (55.56%) Vendor Relationship Management
3 37 (41.11%) Data Protection
4 33 (36.67%) Thought Leadership
5 27 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
6 24 (26.67%) Identity Access Management
7 23 (25.56%) Programme Management
7 23 (25.56%) Server Virtualisation
8 13 (14.44%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (14.44%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (12.22%) ITIL
10 9 (10.00%) Information Security
11 8 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (7.78%) OWASP
12 7 (7.78%) Security Architecture
13 6 (6.67%) Network Design
14 5 (5.56%) Load Balancing
14 5 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) Java
1 20 (22.22%) PL/SQL
1 20 (22.22%) Python
1 20 (22.22%) Scala
1 20 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 20 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (57.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (55.56%) MCSE
3 48 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 26 (28.89%) MCP
5 24 (26.67%) MCSA
6 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (15.56%) CCNP
8 11 (12.22%) CCNA
8 11 (12.22%) CREST Certified
9 7 (7.78%) OSCP
10 5 (5.56%) CISSP
11 4 (4.44%) CCDP
12 3 (3.33%) CCSE
12 3 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (3.33%) IISP
12 3 (3.33%) ISSAP
12 3 (3.33%) JNCIP
12 3 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (2.22%) MCITP
13 2 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (46.67%) GDPR
2 8 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) QRadar
2 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.78%) Citrix
3 18 (20.00%) Cisco
4 12 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 10 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 9 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.67%) McAfee
8 5 (5.56%) Meraki
9 4 (4.44%) HP
9 4 (4.44%) Splunk
9 4 (4.44%) VMware
10 3 (3.33%) F5
10 3 (3.33%) IBM
10 3 (3.33%) Juniper
10 3 (3.33%) LogRhythm
10 3 (3.33%) Tufin
11 2 (2.22%) Dell
11 2 (2.22%) EMC
11 2 (2.22%) Huawei
11 2 (2.22%) Symantec