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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 70 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 119 62 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.26% 1.78% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.48% 10.03% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 110 40 20
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £21,475 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £45,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
644 618 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.63% 17.79% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 511 436 371
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,342 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £47,500
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 4 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 200 (84.75%) Cisco
2 161 (68.22%) Cisco Certification
3 151 (63.98%) Firewall
4 149 (63.14%) CCNP
5 107 (45.34%) CheckPoint
6 85 (36.02%) WAN
6 85 (36.02%) LAN
7 83 (35.17%) ITIL
8 71 (30.08%) Incident Management
9 69 (29.24%) CCSA
10 66 (27.97%) MPLS
11 63 (26.69%) ITIL Certification
12 61 (25.85%) CCSP
13 57 (24.15%) CCNA
14 55 (23.31%) Cisco ASA
15 50 (21.19%) VoIP
16 42 (17.80%) Windows
17 40 (16.95%) Capacity Planning
18 39 (16.53%) Project Management
19 38 (16.10%) E-Commerce
19 38 (16.10%) Mentoring
20 32 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (13.56%) Citrix
21 31 (13.14%) VMware
22 30 (12.71%) Cisco Nexus
23 28 (11.86%) TCP/IP
23 28 (11.86%) DNS
24 27 (11.44%) Microsoft
25 26 (11.02%) Linux
26 25 (10.59%) Juniper

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (5.08%) Apache
2 10 (4.24%) nginx
3 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (4.24%) Amazon S3
1 10 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (63.98%) Firewall
2 85 (36.02%) WAN
2 85 (36.02%) LAN
3 66 (27.97%) MPLS
4 55 (23.31%) Cisco ASA
5 50 (21.19%) VoIP
6 30 (12.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 28 (11.86%) TCP/IP
7 28 (11.86%) DNS
8 19 (8.05%) Cisco PIX
8 19 (8.05%) BGP
9 18 (7.63%) FWSM
10 16 (6.78%) DHCP
10 16 (6.78%) Wireless
11 15 (6.36%) IP Telephony
12 13 (5.51%) SAN
12 13 (5.51%) OSPF
12 13 (5.51%) VPN
13 12 (5.08%) NAS
14 10 (4.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.08%) MySQL
2 10 (4.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.54%) JIRA
General
1 14 (5.93%) Games
2 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.12%) Finance
3 5 (2.12%) Law
3 5 (2.12%) Legal
4 3 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (37.29%) Analyst
2 84 (35.59%) Network Analyst
3 79 (33.47%) Security Analyst
3 79 (33.47%) Network Security Analyst
4 77 (32.63%) Network Engineer
5 21 (8.90%) Consultant
6 19 (8.05%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (8.05%) Security Engineer
7 16 (6.78%) Network Specialist
8 14 (5.93%) Security Specialist
9 13 (5.51%) Security Consultant
10 12 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.08%) Network Security Specialist
11 11 (4.66%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 11 (4.66%) Cisco Analyst
11 11 (4.66%) Network Security Consultant
11 11 (4.66%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 11 (4.66%) Network Consultant
12 9 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (3.39%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.24%) Web Services
2 1 (0.42%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.24%) Clustering
3 5 (2.12%) CMDB
4 4 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.85%) PKI
5 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.80%) Windows
2 26 (11.02%) Linux
3 10 (4.24%) UNIX
3 10 (4.24%) CentOS
4 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.17%) ITIL
2 71 (30.08%) Incident Management
3 40 (16.95%) Capacity Planning
4 39 (16.53%) Project Management
5 38 (16.10%) E-Commerce
5 38 (16.10%) Mentoring
6 20 (8.47%) Load Balancing
7 16 (6.78%) Network Design
8 15 (6.36%) Trend Analysis
8 15 (6.36%) Network Architecture
9 12 (5.08%) Migration
9 12 (5.08%) Information Security
10 7 (2.97%) Data Protection
11 6 (2.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (2.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (1.27%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (1.27%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (0.85%) Risk Management
14 2 (0.85%) Risk Assessment
14 2 (0.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.24%) Shell Script
1 10 (4.24%) PHP
2 2 (0.85%) SQL
2 2 (0.85%) Java
2 2 (0.85%) Perl
2 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 161 (68.22%) Cisco Certification
2 149 (63.14%) CCNP
3 69 (29.24%) CCSA
4 63 (26.69%) ITIL Certification
5 61 (25.85%) CCSP
6 57 (24.15%) CCNA
7 19 (8.05%) CCSE
8 11 (4.66%) Degree
9 10 (4.24%) CCIE
10 9 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (3.39%) CCA
11 8 (3.39%) CCEE
11 8 (3.39%) CCAA
11 8 (3.39%) CCIA
12 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (2.12%) MCTS
13 5 (2.12%) MCP
13 5 (2.12%) CCDA
13 5 (2.12%) CCDP
13 5 (2.12%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) SLA
1 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (9.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.36%) XenApp
4 10 (4.24%) ProxySG
4 10 (4.24%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.39%) XenServer
6 4 (1.69%) NFS
6 4 (1.69%) Xen
7 2 (0.85%) Snort
7 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.85%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.85%) UAG
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.24%) Nagios
2 9 (3.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (3.39%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 200 (84.75%) Cisco
2 107 (45.34%) CheckPoint
3 32 (13.56%) Citrix
4 31 (13.14%) VMware
5 27 (11.44%) Microsoft
6 25 (10.59%) Juniper
6 25 (10.59%) Blue Coat
7 22 (9.32%) F5
8 14 (5.93%) HP
9 11 (4.66%) ArcSight
10 9 (3.81%) Riverbed
10 9 (3.81%) EMC
10 9 (3.81%) Sourcefire
10 9 (3.81%) Symantec
11 6 (2.54%) Dell
11 6 (2.54%) Akamai
12 5 (2.12%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.69%) Sophos
14 3 (1.27%) Splunk
14 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Full Benefits inc training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000 + 5000 car and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 9 days ago