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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 89 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 94 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.81% 2.19% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.92% 11.66% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 87 57 40
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £20,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
630 609 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.85% 18.77% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 494 438 435
Average salary £43,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 246 (89.45%) Cisco
2 199 (72.36%) Cisco Certification
3 180 (65.45%) CCNP
4 171 (62.18%) Firewall
5 141 (51.27%) CheckPoint
6 107 (38.91%) LAN
7 106 (38.55%) WAN
8 105 (38.18%) VoIP
9 101 (36.73%) MPLS
10 87 (31.64%) Incident Management
11 79 (28.73%) Cisco ASA
12 74 (26.91%) CCSP
13 69 (25.09%) TCP/IP
14 68 (24.73%) CCSA
15 67 (24.36%) CCNA
16 56 (20.36%) ITIL
16 56 (20.36%) Capacity Planning
17 53 (19.27%) E-Commerce
18 52 (18.91%) ITIL Certification
19 42 (15.27%) FWSM
20 41 (14.91%) Windows
21 38 (13.82%) Citrix
21 38 (13.82%) BGP
22 36 (13.09%) VMware
23 34 (12.36%) Load Balancing
23 34 (12.36%) Mentoring
24 33 (12.00%) IP Telephony
25 29 (10.55%) Project Management
25 29 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
26 24 (8.73%) VPN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (2.18%) IIS
1 6 (2.18%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 171 (62.18%) Firewall
2 107 (38.91%) LAN
3 106 (38.55%) WAN
4 105 (38.18%) VoIP
5 101 (36.73%) MPLS
6 79 (28.73%) Cisco ASA
7 69 (25.09%) TCP/IP
8 42 (15.27%) FWSM
9 38 (13.82%) BGP
10 33 (12.00%) IP Telephony
11 24 (8.73%) OSPF
11 24 (8.73%) VPN
12 18 (6.55%) DMZ
13 17 (6.18%) DNS
13 17 (6.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (5.82%) Internet
14 16 (5.82%) Wireless
15 13 (4.73%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (4.73%) DHCP
16 9 (3.27%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.18%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (6.55%) Finance
2 14 (5.09%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.91%) Games
4 6 (2.18%) Law
5 3 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (45.09%) Network Engineer
2 119 (43.27%) Analyst
3 105 (38.18%) Network Analyst
4 95 (34.55%) Security Analyst
5 93 (33.82%) Network Security Analyst
6 24 (8.73%) Security Engineer
7 19 (6.91%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (4.73%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.36%) Architect
9 12 (4.36%) Network Architect
10 11 (4.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 11 (4.00%) Cisco Analyst
10 11 (4.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 10 (3.64%) Consultant
11 10 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (2.55%) Network Support
13 7 (2.55%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.36%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.91%) PKI
2 8 (2.91%) CMDB
3 6 (2.18%) SecurID
4 3 (1.09%) IVR
5 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.91%) Windows
2 20 (7.27%) Linux
3 9 (3.27%) UNIX
4 6 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (31.64%) Incident Management
2 56 (20.36%) ITIL
2 56 (20.36%) Capacity Planning
3 53 (19.27%) E-Commerce
4 34 (12.36%) Load Balancing
4 34 (12.36%) Mentoring
5 29 (10.55%) Project Management
6 17 (6.18%) Network Design
7 15 (5.45%) Network Architecture
8 14 (5.09%) DevOps
8 14 (5.09%) Change Management
9 11 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
10 8 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (2.91%) Information Security
11 6 (2.18%) Migration
12 3 (1.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (1.09%) Network Management
13 2 (0.73%) Data Protection
13 2 (0.73%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.18%) Java
1 6 (2.18%) Perl
1 6 (2.18%) SQL
1 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
1 6 (2.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 199 (72.36%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (65.45%) CCNP
3 74 (26.91%) CCSP
4 68 (24.73%) CCSA
5 67 (24.36%) CCNA
6 52 (18.91%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (8.73%) CCIE
8 15 (5.45%) CCSE
9 10 (3.64%) CCDA
10 9 (3.27%) CCDP
11 8 (2.91%) CCVP
12 7 (2.55%) Degree
13 6 (2.18%) Security Cleared
14 5 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.45%) CISSP
15 4 (1.45%) CCA
15 4 (1.45%) CCEE
15 4 (1.45%) CCAA
15 4 (1.45%) CCIA
16 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.18%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.73%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.55%) XenApp
3 14 (5.09%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.64%) XenDesktop
5 8 (2.91%) ProxySG
6 6 (2.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (2.18%) MetaFrame
6 6 (2.18%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.45%) XenServer
8 2 (0.73%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.73%) UAG
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.45%) XenMobile
3 3 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 246 (89.45%) Cisco
2 141 (51.27%) CheckPoint
3 38 (13.82%) Citrix
4 36 (13.09%) VMware
5 17 (6.18%) Microsoft
6 13 (4.73%) Juniper
7 12 (4.36%) Riverbed
8 9 (3.27%) Blue Coat
8 9 (3.27%) Fortinet
9 8 (2.91%) ScanSafe
10 6 (2.18%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.18%) IronPort
10 6 (2.18%) Symantec
10 6 (2.18%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.82%) HP
11 5 (1.82%) EMC
11 5 (1.82%) F5
12 3 (1.09%) ArcSight
13 2 (0.73%) Splunk
13 2 (0.73%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MPS
Salary: Attractive salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
MPS
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago