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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 115 91 106
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 66 101 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.97% 2.89% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.17% 16.03% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62 96 52
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £35,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
435 630 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.96% 18.00% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 388 488 427
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 98 (72.06%) Cisco
2 96 (70.59%) Firewall
3 74 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (50.00%) LAN
5 65 (47.79%) CCNA
6 62 (45.59%) CCNP
6 62 (45.59%) WAN
7 58 (42.65%) CheckPoint
8 45 (33.09%) Cisco ASA
9 43 (31.62%) High Availability
10 37 (27.21%) VMware
11 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
12 35 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (24.26%) Windows
14 32 (23.53%) SAN
15 30 (22.06%) Linux
15 30 (22.06%) Incident Management
16 27 (19.85%) VPN
16 27 (19.85%) Active Directory
17 25 (18.38%) HP
18 24 (17.65%) CCSP
18 24 (17.65%) DNS
18 24 (17.65%) E-Commerce
18 24 (17.65%) Wireless
18 24 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
18 24 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
18 24 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
19 23 (16.91%) Windows Server
20 21 (15.44%) MS Exchange
21 20 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (15.44%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.88%) CloudStack
3 8 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.41%) Apache
5 5 (3.68%) Node.js
6 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.47%) JBoss
7 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (13.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (70.59%) Firewall
2 68 (50.00%) LAN
3 62 (45.59%) WAN
4 45 (33.09%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (23.53%) SAN
6 27 (19.85%) VPN
7 24 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
7 24 (17.65%) DNS
7 24 (17.65%) Wireless
8 19 (13.97%) VoIP
9 18 (13.24%) DHCP
10 15 (11.03%) BGP
11 11 (8.09%) Internet
12 10 (7.35%) MPLS
13 8 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (5.15%) NAS
14 7 (5.15%) OSPF
15 5 (3.68%) Cisco ISE
15 5 (3.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.76%) MySQL
2 14 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.35%) Big Data
4 5 (3.68%) Informix
5 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.74%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.74%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (13.97%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.35%) Games
3 4 (2.94%) Legal
3 4 (2.94%) Retail
4 3 (2.21%) Finance
5 2 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (48.53%) Network Engineer
2 51 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 50 (36.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 42 (30.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 40 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 33 (24.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 28 (20.59%) Analyst
8 24 (17.65%) Network Analyst
9 21 (15.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (15.44%) Security Analyst
10 20 (14.71%) Check Point Analyst
10 20 (14.71%) Cisco Analyst
10 20 (14.71%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 20 (14.71%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 20 (14.71%) Network Security Analyst
11 19 (13.97%) IT Engineer
12 16 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (6.62%) Network Consultant
13 9 (6.62%) Network Security Consultant
13 9 (6.62%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.41%) LAMP
1 6 (4.41%) Web Services
2 5 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (3.68%) XML
3 2 (1.47%) Symfony
4 1 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.41%) Clustering
4 5 (3.68%) RIA
5 3 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.74%) CESG
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.26%) Windows
2 30 (22.06%) Linux
3 23 (16.91%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.03%) Unix
5 8 (5.88%) AIX
5 8 (5.88%) HPUX
5 8 (5.88%) Solaris
6 6 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.21%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.21%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.47%) Debian
8 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.62%) High Availability
2 30 (22.06%) Incident Management
3 24 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 24 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 24 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
4 12 (8.82%) Presales
5 11 (8.09%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.35%) ITIL
6 10 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (4.41%) DevOps
9 6 (4.41%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (4.41%) Line Management
9 6 (4.41%) Project Management
10 5 (3.68%) Information Security
10 5 (3.68%) ITSM
10 5 (3.68%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.88%) PHP
1 8 (5.88%) SQL
2 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.21%) Python
3 3 (2.21%) Ruby
3 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (47.79%) CCNA
3 62 (45.59%) CCNP
4 24 (17.65%) CCSP
5 12 (8.82%) CCSA
6 8 (5.88%) CCIE
7 7 (5.15%) CCDA
8 5 (3.68%) CCSE
8 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.21%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.21%) HP ASE
9 3 (2.21%) HPE ATP
9 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.74%) CCDP
10 1 (0.74%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (0.74%) Degree
10 1 (0.74%) MCP
10 1 (0.74%) MCTS
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 35 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (19.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.09%) vSphere
4 8 (5.88%) KVM
4 8 (5.88%) Xen
4 8 (5.88%) XenServer
5 4 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.74%) NFS
6 1 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.21%) Puppet
2 2 (1.47%) Cobbler
2 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.74%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) Nessus
3 1 (0.74%) Nmap
3 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (72.06%) Cisco
2 58 (42.65%) CheckPoint
3 37 (27.21%) VMware
4 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 25 (18.38%) HP
6 19 (13.97%) Juniper
7 13 (9.56%) Palo Alto
8 11 (8.09%) Oracle
9 9 (6.62%) F5
10 8 (5.88%) Blue Coat
10 8 (5.88%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.68%) Aruba
12 4 (2.94%) Cyber-Ark
12 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.21%) Citrix
13 3 (2.21%) Huawei
13 3 (2.21%) SonicWALL
13 3 (2.21%) Splunk
14 2 (1.47%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum + Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
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