Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 56 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.64% 4.05% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 18.44% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 4
Worcestershire median annual salary £82,500 £37,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +120.00% -36.17% +20.51%
10th Percentile £47,750 £26,250 £38,125
90th Percentile £91,250 £43,750 £76,250
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -3.41% -8.33%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 118 141 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 25.99% 21.96% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 77 131 101
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,650 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,895 £55,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Worcestershire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for Network Security in Worcestershire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Worcestershire

Network Security
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
Worcester +10 6 £82,500 +153.85% 1
Malvern +4 6 - -
Network Security
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Cryptography
3 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (41.67%) Information Security
4 5 (41.67%) C
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) SELinux
6 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) Electronics
7 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (16.67%) VHDL
7 2 (16.67%) SSH
7 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Postfix
7 2 (16.67%) UML
7 2 (16.67%) RHCE
7 2 (16.67%) Apache
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) PhD

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) SOC Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (16.67%) VHDL
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Cryptography
2 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (16.67%) FPGA Design
5 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Server Hardening
5 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) PhD
5 2 (16.67%) RHCE
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) iptables
1 2 (16.67%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SELinux
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Meraki
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sage
2 1 (8.33%) VMware