Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for DMZ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DMZ over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 338 305
Rank change year-on-year +27 -33 +25
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 15 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.043% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 0.27% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 11
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.30% +10.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £25,750 £33,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £46,650 £50,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

DMZ 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1581 1839 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.69% 15.94% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1425 1544
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing DMZ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in the West Midlands

DMZ
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DMZ in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for DMZ in the West Midlands

DMZ
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DMZ in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DMZ in the West Midlands

DMZ
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Worcestershire - 5 £26,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £31,000 -
Coventry - 1 £21,000 -
DMZ
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing DMZ 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Network Security
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) Time Management
5 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) SSL
7 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (33.33%) IPsec
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (33.33%) French Language
7 5 (33.33%) German Language
7 5 (33.33%) Retail
7 5 (33.33%) Data Encryption
8 4 (26.67%) VLAN
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
8 4 (26.67%) MPLS
8 4 (26.67%) OSPF
8 4 (26.67%) BGP
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (26.67%) CCNP
8 4 (26.67%) CCDP
9 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) Risk Management

DMZ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Network Security
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) IPsec
5 5 (33.33%) SSL
5 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
6 4 (26.67%) VLAN
General
1 5 (33.33%) French Language
1 5 (33.33%) German Language
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Support Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Support
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Support Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Cybercrime
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Time Management
2 5 (33.33%) Data Encryption
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Disruptive Innovation
3 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) CCDP
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Intel
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Bomgar
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix