Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 48 63
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.79% 1.94% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 9.47% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 5
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £48,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.08% -26.15% +116.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £35,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £55,150 £73,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +18.75%

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 112 95 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 22.36% 20.47% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 96 90 88
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £23,375 £27,025 £22,350
90th Percentile £61,125 £51,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Worcester +9 10 £52,000 +18.86%
Malvern -6 6 £35,000 -27.08%
Redditch - 4 £36,250 -
Evesham - 4 £30,250 -
Network Security
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (20.83%) Time Management
4 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
4 5 (20.83%) French Language
4 5 (20.83%) German Language
4 5 (20.83%) Information Assurance
4 5 (20.83%) Data Encryption
4 5 (20.83%) NIST 800
4 5 (20.83%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) SSL
4 5 (20.83%) DMZ
4 5 (20.83%) IPsec
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.83%) Firewall
4 5 (20.83%) Network Design
5 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 4 (16.67%) MPLS
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (16.67%) Windows

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DMZ
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
1 5 (20.83%) IPsec
1 5 (20.83%) SSL
1 5 (20.83%) VPN
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) MPLS
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) French Language
1 5 (20.83%) German Language
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Architect
1 5 (20.83%) Security Architect
1 5 (20.83%) Security Solutions Architect
1 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) IT Support
2 4 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 3 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
2 5 (20.83%) Data Encryption
2 5 (20.83%) Information Assurance
2 5 (20.83%) Network Design
2 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
2 5 (20.83%) Time Management
3 4 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (16.67%) QMS
3 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (4.17%) FPGA Design
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Memory Management
4 1 (4.17%) Server Hardening
4 1 (4.17%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) C++
1 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) PhD
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) iptables
2 1 (4.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SELinux
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat