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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 105 113 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 76 79 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 2.17% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 10.81% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 76 58 45
Average salary £44,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
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
570 731 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.06% 20.07% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 480 572 365
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 142 (75.94%) Cisco
2 117 (62.57%) Firewall
3 104 (55.61%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (49.20%) CCNP
5 84 (44.92%) CheckPoint
6 74 (39.57%) CCNA
7 65 (34.76%) ITIL
7 65 (34.76%) WAN
8 63 (33.69%) LAN
9 47 (25.13%) Windows
9 47 (25.13%) Data Centre
10 46 (24.60%) CCSA
11 43 (22.99%) DNS
12 39 (20.86%) Incident Management
12 39 (20.86%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
13 37 (19.79%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (19.79%) VMware
14 36 (19.25%) CCSP
15 35 (18.72%) SAN
15 35 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (17.65%) Active Directory
16 33 (17.65%) VPN
17 32 (17.11%) VoIP
17 32 (17.11%) HP
17 32 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
18 31 (16.58%) Project Management
18 31 (16.58%) DHCP
19 29 (15.51%) CCSE
20 27 (14.44%) Telecoms

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 26 (13.90%) MS Exchange
1 26 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (5.35%) nginx
2 10 (5.35%) Apache
3 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.35%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (5.35%) Amazon S3
1 10 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (62.57%) Firewall
2 65 (34.76%) WAN
3 63 (33.69%) LAN
4 43 (22.99%) DNS
5 39 (20.86%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (18.72%) SAN
7 33 (17.65%) VPN
8 32 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 32 (17.11%) VoIP
9 31 (16.58%) DHCP
10 26 (13.90%) Cisco PIX
11 16 (8.56%) MPLS
12 11 (5.88%) NAS
13 10 (5.35%) Wireless
13 10 (5.35%) SSL
14 8 (4.28%) Ethernet
15 6 (3.21%) PBX
16 5 (2.67%) Internet
17 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
17 4 (2.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.76%) MySQL
2 10 (5.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (5.35%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (4.81%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.21%) JIRA
2 3 (1.60%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (14.44%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.81%) Games
3 5 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Finance
4 3 (1.60%) Law
4 3 (1.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.07%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (25.13%) Network Engineer
2 32 (17.11%) Security Specialist
3 31 (16.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (14.97%) Analyst
5 27 (14.44%) Network Specialist
5 27 (14.44%) Network Security Specialist
6 25 (13.37%) Network Analyst
7 22 (11.76%) Security Analyst
7 22 (11.76%) Network Security Analyst
8 19 (10.16%) Consultant
9 15 (8.02%) Security Consultant
10 14 (7.49%) Network Consultant
10 14 (7.49%) Security Engineer
10 14 (7.49%) Network Security Consultant
11 12 (6.42%) Network Security Engineer
12 9 (4.81%) Developer
12 9 (4.81%) PHP Developer
12 9 (4.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 7 (3.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.74%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.35%) Web Services
2 9 (4.81%) Symfony
3 1 (0.53%) YUI
3 1 (0.53%) jQuery
3 1 (0.53%) HTML5
3 1 (0.53%) CSS3
3 1 (0.53%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.53%) Dojo
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
3 1 (0.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.13%) Data Centre
2 27 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.35%) Clustering
4 5 (2.67%) CMDB
5 4 (2.14%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) CESG
7 2 (1.07%) PKI
7 2 (1.07%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.53%) BYOD
8 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.13%) Windows
2 23 (12.30%) Linux
3 13 (6.95%) UNIX
4 10 (5.35%) CentOS
5 5 (2.67%) Solaris
6 3 (1.60%) AIX
6 3 (1.60%) HPUX
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (34.76%) ITIL
2 39 (20.86%) Incident Management
3 31 (16.58%) Project Management
4 27 (14.44%) Capacity Planning
5 26 (13.90%) E-Commerce
5 26 (13.90%) Mentoring
6 12 (6.42%) Information Security
7 10 (5.35%) OO
7 10 (5.35%) Trend Analysis
7 10 (5.35%) Network Architecture
7 10 (5.35%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.81%) Network Design
8 9 (4.81%) Migration
8 9 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.81%) OOP
8 9 (4.81%) OO PHP
9 7 (3.74%) SIEM
9 7 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.21%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.16%) PHP
2 10 (5.35%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.07%) SQL
3 2 (1.07%) C
4 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 104 (55.61%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (49.20%) CCNP
3 74 (39.57%) CCNA
4 46 (24.60%) CCSA
5 37 (19.79%) ITIL Certification
6 36 (19.25%) CCSP
7 29 (15.51%) CCSE
8 9 (4.81%) Degree
9 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.21%) MCP
10 6 (3.21%) MCTS
11 5 (2.67%) CISSP
12 4 (2.14%) CCA
12 4 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.14%) CISM
12 4 (2.14%) CCEE
12 4 (2.14%) CCAA
12 4 (2.14%) CCIA
13 3 (1.60%) CISA
14 2 (1.07%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.74%) Xen
3 7 (3.74%) XenServer
4 4 (2.14%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.14%) NFS
4 4 (2.14%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.14%) XenApp
5 3 (1.60%) KVM
5 3 (1.60%) vSphere
6 2 (1.07%) Snort
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.88%) Nagios
2 4 (2.14%) XenMobile
3 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.60%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (1.60%) Nessus
3 3 (1.60%) Nmap
4 1 (0.53%) SCCM
4 1 (0.53%) SCOM
4 1 (0.53%) OpenView
4 1 (0.53%) Foglight
Vendors
1 142 (75.94%) Cisco
2 84 (44.92%) CheckPoint
3 37 (19.79%) VMware
3 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
4 32 (17.11%) HP
5 23 (12.30%) Juniper
6 21 (11.23%) Blue Coat
6 21 (11.23%) F5
7 13 (6.95%) ArcSight
7 13 (6.95%) Citrix
8 11 (5.88%) Sourcefire
9 9 (4.81%) Zend
10 6 (3.21%) Akamai
10 6 (3.21%) QNAP
10 6 (3.21%) Dell
11 5 (2.67%) Oracle
12 4 (2.14%) Splunk
12 4 (2.14%) Sophos
12 4 (2.14%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.60%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago