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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 48 146 126
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 181 12 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.75% 0.45% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.48% 2.56% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 125 12 37
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
929 469 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.39% 17.69% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 648 348 393
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
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 22 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 221 (87.35%) Cisco
2 169 (66.80%) Cisco Certification
3 163 (64.43%) Firewall
4 152 (60.08%) CCNP
5 132 (52.17%) CheckPoint
6 118 (46.64%) WAN
7 111 (43.87%) LAN
8 106 (41.90%) VoIP
9 97 (38.34%) MPLS
10 78 (30.83%) Cisco ASA
11 75 (29.64%) Incident Management
12 68 (26.88%) TCP/IP
13 65 (25.69%) CCSP
14 60 (23.72%) CCNA
15 59 (23.32%) Capacity Planning
16 53 (20.95%) E-Commerce
17 51 (20.16%) FWSM
18 40 (15.81%) Windows
18 40 (15.81%) CCSA
19 36 (14.23%) BGP
20 34 (13.44%) Load Balancing
21 32 (12.65%) ITIL
22 31 (12.25%) Network Design
23 28 (11.07%) VMware
24 27 (10.67%) IP Telephony
24 27 (10.67%) Juniper
25 26 (10.28%) OSPF
26 24 (9.49%) ITIL Certification
26 24 (9.49%) VPN
27 23 (9.09%) Citrix

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (3.16%) Apache
2 6 (2.37%) IIS
3 5 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 163 (64.43%) Firewall
2 118 (46.64%) WAN
3 111 (43.87%) LAN
4 106 (41.90%) VoIP
5 97 (38.34%) MPLS
6 78 (30.83%) Cisco ASA
7 68 (26.88%) TCP/IP
8 51 (20.16%) FWSM
9 36 (14.23%) BGP
10 27 (10.67%) IP Telephony
11 26 (10.28%) OSPF
12 24 (9.49%) VPN
13 17 (6.72%) Internet
14 16 (6.32%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (5.53%) DMZ
15 14 (5.53%) DNS
16 13 (5.14%) Wireless
17 11 (4.35%) SSH
18 10 (3.95%) DHCP
18 10 (3.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.16%) MySQL
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (7.51%) Finance
2 15 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.77%) Law
4 2 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 122 (48.22%) Network Engineer
2 96 (37.94%) Analyst
3 75 (29.64%) Network Analyst
4 64 (25.30%) Security Analyst
5 58 (22.92%) Network Security Analyst
6 19 (7.51%) Security Engineer
7 16 (6.32%) Architect
8 14 (5.53%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.53%) Network Architect
9 11 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.16%) IT Security Engineer
11 8 (3.16%) Network Support
11 8 (3.16%) Operations Analyst
12 7 (2.77%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (2.77%) Consultant
13 6 (2.37%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
13 6 (2.37%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.16%) CMDB
2 8 (3.16%) PKI
2 8 (3.16%) SecurID
3 3 (1.19%) IVR
4 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.40%) NHS
5 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.81%) Windows
2 18 (7.11%) Linux
3 9 (3.56%) UNIX
3 9 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.79%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.64%) Incident Management
2 59 (23.32%) Capacity Planning
3 53 (20.95%) E-Commerce
4 34 (13.44%) Load Balancing
5 32 (12.65%) ITIL
6 31 (12.25%) Network Design
7 18 (7.11%) Project Management
7 18 (7.11%) Mentoring
8 14 (5.53%) Change Management
8 14 (5.53%) DevOps
9 11 (4.35%) Network Architecture
9 11 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (3.56%) Information Security
11 8 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (2.77%) Network Management
13 6 (2.37%) Trend Analysis
13 6 (2.37%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (1.98%) Resource Management
14 5 (1.98%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.37%) Bash Shell
1 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
1 6 (2.37%) SQL
1 6 (2.37%) Java
1 6 (2.37%) Perl
2 3 (1.19%) R
3 2 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 169 (66.80%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (60.08%) CCNP
3 65 (25.69%) CCSP
4 60 (23.72%) CCNA
5 40 (15.81%) CCSA
6 24 (9.49%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (8.30%) CCIE
8 12 (4.74%) CCSE
9 8 (3.16%) CCDA
9 8 (3.16%) CCDP
10 6 (2.37%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.37%) CCVP
11 5 (1.98%) CISSP
12 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.19%) CEH
13 2 (0.79%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.79%) CCIP
14 1 (0.40%) HND
14 1 (0.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.74%) XenApp
3 11 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.37%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (2.37%) ProxySG
4 6 (2.37%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.37%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 221 (87.35%) Cisco
2 132 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 28 (11.07%) VMware
4 27 (10.67%) Juniper
5 23 (9.09%) Citrix
6 10 (3.95%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.56%) SolarWinds
8 8 (3.16%) Fortinet
9 7 (2.77%) McAfee
9 7 (2.77%) IronPort
9 7 (2.77%) ScanSafe
10 6 (2.37%) Riverbed
10 6 (2.37%) Blue Coat
10 6 (2.37%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.98%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.58%) F5
13 3 (1.19%) Symantec
14 2 (0.79%) Splunk
14 2 (0.79%) Sourcefire
15 1 (0.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
First Locate UK LTD
Salary: From £31,500 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago