The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 95 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 93 107 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.67% 2.92% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.23% 14.23% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 88 79 42
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
Network Security
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
573 752 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.43% 20.54% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 484 580 353
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Network Security
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Leeds

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 142 (78.02%) Cisco
2 106 (58.24%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (57.69%) Firewall
4 83 (45.60%) CheckPoint
4 83 (45.60%) CCNP
5 73 (40.11%) CCNA
5 73 (40.11%) WAN
6 71 (39.01%) LAN
7 60 (32.97%) ITIL
8 47 (25.82%) Data Centre
9 42 (23.08%) CCSA
9 42 (23.08%) Windows
10 39 (21.43%) VMware
11 38 (20.88%) HP
11 38 (20.88%) Microsoft
12 37 (20.33%) Incident Management
12 37 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (19.78%) SAN
14 35 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
14 35 (19.23%) DNS
15 34 (18.68%) CCSP
15 34 (18.68%) VoIP
15 34 (18.68%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (18.13%) VPN
17 31 (17.03%) Active Directory
18 30 (16.48%) Cisco Nexus
19 29 (15.93%) DHCP
19 29 (15.93%) Project Management
19 29 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (15.38%) Telecoms

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (14.84%) MS Exchange
1 27 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.30%) nginx
2 6 (3.30%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.30%) Apache
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
2 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (3.30%) Amazon S3
1 6 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (57.69%) Firewall
2 73 (40.11%) WAN
3 71 (39.01%) LAN
4 36 (19.78%) SAN
5 35 (19.23%) DNS
6 34 (18.68%) VoIP
6 34 (18.68%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (18.13%) VPN
8 30 (16.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 29 (15.93%) DHCP
10 26 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
11 19 (10.44%) Wireless
12 12 (6.59%) MPLS
13 9 (4.95%) NAS
14 8 (4.40%) Wireless Security
15 7 (3.85%) Internet
15 7 (3.85%) SSL
16 4 (2.20%) Ethernet
17 3 (1.65%) FTP
18 2 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.54%) MySQL
2 9 (4.95%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 28 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.85%) Games
3 5 (2.75%) Law
3 5 (2.75%) Retail
4 3 (1.65%) Finance
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (24.73%) Network Engineer
2 33 (18.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (18.13%) Security Specialist
3 27 (14.84%) Network Specialist
3 27 (14.84%) Network Security Specialist
4 22 (12.09%) Consultant
4 22 (12.09%) Analyst
5 21 (11.54%) Security Consultant
6 20 (10.99%) Network Consultant
6 20 (10.99%) Network Security Consultant
7 18 (9.89%) Network Analyst
8 17 (9.34%) Security Engineer
9 15 (8.24%) Network Security Analyst
9 15 (8.24%) Security Analyst
10 14 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) Linux Administrator
11 10 (5.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.49%) Administrator
12 9 (4.95%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) Symfony
2 6 (3.30%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.55%) CSS3
4 1 (0.55%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.55%) HTML5
4 1 (0.55%) YUI
4 1 (0.55%) jQuery
4 1 (0.55%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.82%) Data Centre
2 29 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.30%) Clustering
4 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.20%) CESG
4 4 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.65%) CMDB
6 2 (1.10%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.10%) PKI
6 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) BYOD
7 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.08%) Windows
2 22 (12.09%) Linux
3 12 (6.59%) UNIX
4 9 (4.95%) Solaris
5 6 (3.30%) CentOS
5 6 (3.30%) AIX
5 6 (3.30%) HPUX
6 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Debian
7 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.97%) ITIL
2 37 (20.33%) Incident Management
3 29 (15.93%) Project Management
4 27 (14.84%) Mentoring
4 27 (14.84%) Capacity Planning
5 26 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 10 (5.49%) OO
6 10 (5.49%) Information Security
7 9 (4.95%) OOP
7 9 (4.95%) OO PHP
8 8 (4.40%) Network Architecture
8 8 (4.40%) Cyber Security
8 8 (4.40%) Trend Analysis
8 8 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.40%) Migration
8 8 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (3.30%) DevOps
10 6 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.30%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.24%) PHP
2 6 (3.30%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.65%) SQL
4 2 (1.10%) C
5 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 106 (58.24%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (45.60%) CCNP
3 73 (40.11%) CCNA
4 42 (23.08%) CCSA
5 35 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
6 34 (18.68%) CCSP
7 27 (14.84%) CCSE
8 10 (5.49%) Degree
9 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.40%) HP ASE
11 5 (2.75%) MCP
11 5 (2.75%) CISSP
11 5 (2.75%) MCTS
12 4 (2.20%) CISM
13 3 (1.65%) CISA
13 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
14 2 (1.10%) MCSE
14 2 (1.10%) MCSA
14 2 (1.10%) CCVP
15 1 (0.55%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (17.03%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.49%) Xen
4 7 (3.85%) XenServer
5 6 (3.30%) vSphere
5 6 (3.30%) KVM
6 4 (2.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.55%) XenApp
7 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (3.85%) Nagios
2 5 (2.75%) Nessus
3 4 (2.20%) Nmap
3 4 (2.20%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.55%) Foglight
4 1 (0.55%) OpenView
4 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 142 (78.02%) Cisco
2 83 (45.60%) CheckPoint
3 39 (21.43%) VMware
4 38 (20.88%) HP
4 38 (20.88%) Microsoft
5 17 (9.34%) Juniper
5 17 (9.34%) F5
6 15 (8.24%) Blue Coat
7 11 (6.04%) ArcSight
8 10 (5.49%) Sourcefire
9 9 (4.95%) Zend
10 8 (4.40%) Huawei
10 8 (4.40%) Citrix
10 8 (4.40%) Oracle
11 4 (2.20%) Acunetix
12 3 (1.65%) Splunk
12 3 (1.65%) Imperva
12 3 (1.65%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.10%) Akamai
13 2 (1.10%) Dell
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