Network Security Jobs in the Midlands

Network Security
England > Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands requiring Network Security skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Network Security over the 6 months leading up to 15 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 172 70 264
Rank change year-on-year -102 +194 -43
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 189 392 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.35% 4.62% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.23% 22.82% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 89 103 77
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,375 £37,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £41,625 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,227 £57,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -24.82% -11.54% +14.04%
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,004 £72,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £80,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands

Network Security falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills in the Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,683 1,718 1,743
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.98% 20.23% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 723 1,071
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,313 £43,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.79% -3.89% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,900 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in the Midlands

Network Security
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Network Security in the Midlands

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in the Midlands over the 6 months to 15 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the Midlands

Network Security
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands -65 141 £45,475 -22.92% 29
East Midlands -86 48 £32,500 -36.59% 3
Network Security
England

Network Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Exchange
3 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.12%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 4 (2.12%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.06%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 41 (21.69%) Azure
2 20 (10.58%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (5.82%) AWS
4 10 (5.29%) Entra ID
5 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.12%) OCI
7 2 (1.06%) SaaS
8 1 (0.53%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (0.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.53%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.53%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 71 (37.57%) WLAN
2 70 (37.04%) Internet
3 63 (33.33%) Firewall
4 30 (15.87%) VPN
5 23 (12.17%) WAN
6 21 (11.11%) LAN
7 17 (8.99%) VLAN
8 14 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (6.88%) MPLS
10 10 (5.29%) BGP
10 10 (5.29%) DNS
10 10 (5.29%) OSPF
11 8 (4.23%) SD-WAN
12 7 (3.70%) IPsec
12 7 (3.70%) TCP/IP
12 7 (3.70%) Wireless
13 6 (3.17%) DHCP
14 5 (2.65%) VoIP
15 4 (2.12%) SAN
16 3 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.53%) MySQL
2 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Git
1 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 34 (17.99%) Social Skills
2 14 (7.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 13 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.82%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.23%) Finance
6 6 (3.17%) Legal
7 5 (2.65%) Law
7 5 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.65%) Police
7 5 (2.65%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.65%) Retail
8 3 (1.59%) Banking
8 3 (1.59%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (42.86%) IT Support
2 74 (39.15%) IT Engineer
3 73 (38.62%) Support Engineer
4 65 (34.39%) IT Support Engineer
5 31 (16.40%) Network Engineer
6 15 (7.94%) Senior
7 14 (7.41%) IT Manager
8 13 (6.88%) Analyst
9 10 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (4.76%) IT Analyst
11 8 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) Desktop Support
12 7 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 6 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (3.17%) Consultant
13 6 (3.17%) Field Engineer
13 6 (3.17%) Junior
13 6 (3.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (1.59%) EDI
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) WinForms
3 1 (0.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (39.15%) Driving Licence
2 71 (37.57%) Onboarding
3 11 (5.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.29%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.70%) CCTV
6 6 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.65%) EPoS
8 4 (2.12%) Cyber Threat
8 4 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.12%) FMCG
8 4 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.59%) iPad
9 3 (1.59%) Media Streaming
9 3 (1.59%) PKI
9 3 (1.59%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.06%) Replication
10 2 (1.06%) Security Posture
11 1 (0.53%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 98 (51.85%) Windows
2 72 (38.10%) Linux
3 14 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.76%) Mac OS
5 7 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.06%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) Unix
9 1 (0.53%) VMS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (49.74%) Problem-Solving
2 92 (48.68%) ITIL
3 85 (44.97%) Computer Science
4 69 (36.51%) Mentoring
5 68 (35.98%) Asset Management
6 66 (34.92%) IT Asset Management
6 66 (34.92%) Network Management
7 20 (10.58%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (8.47%) Service Delivery
9 15 (7.94%) Agile
9 15 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.41%) Customer Service
11 13 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 13 (6.88%) Project Delivery
12 11 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (5.29%) ERP
13 10 (5.29%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (4.76%) Security Operations
14 9 (4.76%) Threat and Vulnerability Management
15 8 (4.23%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 7 (3.70%) Python
2 6 (3.17%) C++
3 5 (2.65%) Bash
3 5 (2.65%) Bicep
3 5 (2.65%) Go
3 5 (2.65%) Rust
3 5 (2.65%) SQL
4 1 (0.53%) C
4 1 (0.53%) C#
4 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.53%) Embedded C++
4 1 (0.53%) Perl
4 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 92 (48.68%) Degree
2 84 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (42.86%) CCNA
3 81 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 80 (42.33%) CCNP
5 79 (41.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 76 (40.21%) MCP
7 70 (37.04%) MCSE
8 65 (34.39%) LPIC
9 16 (8.47%) Security Cleared
10 11 (5.82%) SC Cleared
11 10 (5.29%) DBS Check
12 8 (4.23%) A+ Certification
13 6 (3.17%) Azure Certification
13 6 (3.17%) CCIE
13 6 (3.17%) DV Cleared
14 5 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (2.65%) JNCIA
15 4 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
16 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) SLA
2 6 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) GDPR
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) NCSC
4 1 (0.53%) NIST
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (13.23%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.65%) Docker
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) FortiGate
1 5 (2.65%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.65%) Terraform
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (61.38%) Cisco
2 108 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.47%) VMware
4 10 (5.29%) Juniper
4 10 (5.29%) Meraki
5 8 (4.23%) Aruba
5 8 (4.23%) Ericsson
6 7 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 7 (3.70%) Sage
7 6 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.17%) Palo Alto
8 5 (2.65%) Nokia
8 5 (2.65%) SonicWALL
9 4 (2.12%) Avaya
9 4 (2.12%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.12%) JD Edwards
9 4 (2.12%) Oracle
9 4 (2.12%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (2.12%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.59%) Apple