The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 84 95 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 109 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.98% 2.21% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.36% 11.91% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 79 43 30
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
759 470 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.74% 18.53% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 582 353 312
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 135 (82.32%) Cisco
2 109 (66.46%) Firewall
3 101 (61.59%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (57.93%) CCNP
5 87 (53.05%) WAN
6 79 (48.17%) LAN
6 79 (48.17%) CheckPoint
7 66 (40.24%) MPLS
8 60 (36.59%) VoIP
9 54 (32.93%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (31.10%) Incident Management
11 46 (28.05%) Capacity Planning
12 41 (25.00%) CCSP
13 35 (21.34%) E-Commerce
14 34 (20.73%) TCP/IP
14 34 (20.73%) FWSM
15 33 (20.12%) ITIL
16 31 (18.90%) CCNA
17 23 (14.02%) Network Design
17 23 (14.02%) Juniper
17 23 (14.02%) CCSA
18 21 (12.80%) Load Balancing
19 18 (10.98%) Finance
19 18 (10.98%) Windows
20 17 (10.37%) ITIL Certification
20 17 (10.37%) BGP
21 14 (8.54%) VPN
22 12 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
22 12 (7.32%) OSPF
22 12 (7.32%) Network Monitoring

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (3.05%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (66.46%) Firewall
2 87 (53.05%) WAN
3 79 (48.17%) LAN
4 66 (40.24%) MPLS
5 60 (36.59%) VoIP
6 54 (32.93%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (20.73%) FWSM
7 34 (20.73%) TCP/IP
8 17 (10.37%) BGP
9 14 (8.54%) VPN
10 12 (7.32%) OSPF
11 11 (6.71%) IP Telephony
12 9 (5.49%) Wireless
12 9 (5.49%) DNS
12 9 (5.49%) Internet
13 8 (4.88%) SSH
14 7 (4.27%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (4.27%) DHCP
14 7 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.22%) MySQL
General
1 18 (10.98%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.44%) Law
3 4 (2.44%) Games
4 2 (1.22%) Retail
4 2 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (45.12%) Network Engineer
2 53 (32.32%) Analyst
3 42 (25.61%) Network Analyst
4 38 (23.17%) Security Analyst
5 31 (18.90%) Network Security Analyst
6 14 (8.54%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Systems Manager
7 9 (5.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Architect
9 7 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) IT Security Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) Network Architect
11 5 (3.05%) Network Support Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Network Support
12 4 (2.44%) Network Manager
12 4 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (2.44%) Support Engineer
12 4 (2.44%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.49%) NHS
3 5 (3.05%) SecurID
3 5 (3.05%) PKI
4 4 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.98%) Windows
2 9 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.66%) Linux
4 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.83%) UNIX
6 2 (1.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.10%) Incident Management
2 46 (28.05%) Capacity Planning
3 35 (21.34%) E-Commerce
4 33 (20.12%) ITIL
5 23 (14.02%) Network Design
6 21 (12.80%) Load Balancing
7 12 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.10%) Project Management
9 9 (5.49%) Supplier Management
9 9 (5.49%) Data Management
9 9 (5.49%) Release Management
9 9 (5.49%) Time Management
10 7 (4.27%) Information Security
11 6 (3.66%) Resource Management
11 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (3.66%) Network Management
12 5 (3.05%) SIEM
12 5 (3.05%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (3.05%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.83%) R
2 2 (1.22%) PHP
3 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 101 (61.59%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (57.93%) CCNP
3 41 (25.00%) CCSP
4 31 (18.90%) CCNA
5 23 (14.02%) CCSA
6 17 (10.37%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (6.10%) CCIE
8 6 (3.66%) CCSE
9 5 (3.05%) CISSP
10 4 (2.44%) CEH
10 4 (2.44%) CCDP
11 3 (1.83%) CCIP
11 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.83%) CCVP
11 3 (1.83%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.22%) Degree
12 2 (1.22%) CCDA
13 1 (0.61%) HND
13 1 (0.61%) GCIA
13 1 (0.61%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.66%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.83%) XenApp
3 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.61%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 135 (82.32%) Cisco
2 79 (48.17%) CheckPoint
3 23 (14.02%) Juniper
4 10 (6.10%) VMware
5 8 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.88%) McAfee
5 8 (4.88%) Citrix
6 7 (4.27%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.66%) SolarWinds
8 5 (3.05%) F5
8 5 (3.05%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.44%) IronPort
9 4 (2.44%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.44%) ScanSafe
9 4 (2.44%) Symantec
10 2 (1.22%) Websense
10 2 (1.22%) HP
10 2 (1.22%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.22%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.61%) Infoblox
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago