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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 88 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 88 53 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.49% 1.42% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.62% 8.04% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 83 36 26
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,909 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
646 659 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.27% 17.60% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 515 519 383
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 April 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 153 (80.95%) Cisco
2 125 (66.14%) Firewall
3 122 (64.55%) Cisco Certification
4 112 (59.26%) CCNP
5 86 (45.50%) CheckPoint
6 75 (39.68%) ITIL
7 71 (37.57%) CCNA
8 63 (33.33%) LAN
8 63 (33.33%) WAN
9 58 (30.69%) CCSA
10 51 (26.98%) ITIL Certification
10 51 (26.98%) Incident Management
11 44 (23.28%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (21.69%) CCSP
13 38 (20.11%) Windows
13 38 (20.11%) Project Management
14 36 (19.05%) DNS
15 35 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
16 31 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (15.87%) Mentoring
17 30 (15.87%) VMware
18 28 (14.81%) Microsoft
19 27 (14.29%) Active Directory
19 27 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
20 26 (13.76%) Cisco PIX
20 26 (13.76%) CCSE
20 26 (13.76%) E-Commerce
20 26 (13.76%) MPLS
21 25 (13.23%) Juniper
21 25 (13.23%) Blue Coat

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 14 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (5.29%) nginx
2 10 (5.29%) Apache
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (5.29%) Amazon S3
1 10 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 125 (66.14%) Firewall
2 63 (33.33%) WAN
2 63 (33.33%) LAN
3 44 (23.28%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (19.05%) DNS
5 35 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (13.76%) Cisco PIX
6 26 (13.76%) MPLS
7 24 (12.70%) SAN
7 24 (12.70%) DHCP
8 20 (10.58%) VPN
9 17 (8.99%) VoIP
10 12 (6.35%) NAS
10 12 (6.35%) Wireless
11 10 (5.29%) SSL
12 8 (4.23%) Ethernet
13 6 (3.17%) TCP/IP
13 6 (3.17%) PBX
14 4 (2.12%) OSPF
14 4 (2.12%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.29%) MySQL
1 10 (5.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 10 (5.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (8.47%) Games
2 15 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.65%) Law
3 5 (2.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.06%) Finance
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 47 (24.87%) Analyst
2 47 (24.87%) Network Analyst
3 44 (23.28%) Security Analyst
3 44 (23.28%) Network Security Analyst
4 24 (12.70%) Consultant
5 23 (12.17%) Network Specialist
6 21 (11.11%) Security Specialist
7 20 (10.58%) Security Engineer
7 20 (10.58%) Network Security Engineer
8 19 (10.05%) Network Security Specialist
9 18 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (8.47%) Security Consultant
11 14 (7.41%) Network Consultant
11 14 (7.41%) Network Security Consultant
12 8 (4.23%) Virtualisation Consultant
13 7 (3.70%) Cisco Security Analyst
13 7 (3.70%) Security Manager
13 7 (3.70%) Cisco Network Analyst
13 7 (3.70%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.29%) Web Services
2 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.29%) Clustering
3 5 (2.65%) CMDB
4 4 (2.12%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.53%) CESG
6 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.53%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.11%) Windows
2 22 (11.64%) Linux
3 10 (5.29%) CentOS
4 9 (4.76%) UNIX
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.06%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (39.68%) ITIL
2 51 (26.98%) Incident Management
3 38 (20.11%) Project Management
4 30 (15.87%) Mentoring
5 27 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 26 (13.76%) E-Commerce
7 18 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 15 (7.94%) Network Architecture
8 15 (7.94%) Trend Analysis
9 14 (7.41%) Information Security
10 13 (6.88%) Migration
11 8 (4.23%) Network Design
11 8 (4.23%) Data Protection
12 7 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (2.12%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (1.59%) SIEM
15 3 (1.59%) Network Management
16 2 (1.06%) Penetration Testing
16 2 (1.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.29%) PHP
1 10 (5.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (64.55%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (59.26%) CCNP
3 71 (37.57%) CCNA
4 58 (30.69%) CCSA
5 51 (26.98%) ITIL Certification
6 41 (21.69%) CCSP
7 26 (13.76%) CCSE
8 10 (5.29%) Degree
9 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (4.23%) CCA
10 8 (4.23%) CCEE
10 8 (4.23%) CCAA
10 8 (4.23%) CCIA
11 6 (3.17%) MCTS
11 6 (3.17%) MCP
12 3 (1.59%) CISSP
12 3 (1.59%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.59%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.23%) XenApp
3 8 (4.23%) XenServer
3 8 (4.23%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.70%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.12%) NFS
5 4 (2.12%) Xen
6 2 (1.06%) Snort
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.82%) Nagios
2 8 (4.23%) XenMobile
3 6 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.06%) SCCM
5 1 (0.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.53%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.53%) OpenView
5 1 (0.53%) Foglight
5 1 (0.53%) Nessus
5 1 (0.53%) Nmap
5 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 153 (80.95%) Cisco
2 86 (45.50%) CheckPoint
3 30 (15.87%) VMware
4 28 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 25 (13.23%) Blue Coat
5 25 (13.23%) Juniper
6 23 (12.17%) F5
7 22 (11.64%) HP
8 21 (11.11%) Citrix
9 13 (6.88%) ArcSight
10 11 (5.82%) Sourcefire
11 6 (3.17%) Dell
11 6 (3.17%) EMC
11 6 (3.17%) QNAP
11 6 (3.17%) Akamai
11 6 (3.17%) Symantec
12 4 (2.12%) Sophos
12 4 (2.12%) Splunk
13 3 (1.59%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.06%) Oracle
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