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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 93 131 88
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -43
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 77 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.35% 1.43% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 7.65% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 74 35 42
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 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
616 680 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.82% 18.65% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 499 542 382
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 148 (80.00%) Cisco
2 122 (65.95%) Firewall
3 108 (58.38%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (52.97%) CCNP
5 91 (49.19%) CheckPoint
6 72 (38.92%) CCNA
7 67 (36.22%) ITIL
8 60 (32.43%) LAN
8 60 (32.43%) WAN
9 48 (25.95%) CCSA
10 45 (24.32%) Windows
10 45 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
11 43 (23.24%) Incident Management
11 43 (23.24%) ITIL Certification
12 42 (22.70%) DNS
13 37 (20.00%) CCSP
13 37 (20.00%) Project Management
13 37 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (17.84%) VMware
14 33 (17.84%) Microsoft
15 32 (17.30%) Active Directory
16 31 (16.76%) SAN
16 31 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (16.22%) CCSE
17 30 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (16.22%) HP
17 30 (16.22%) DHCP
18 29 (15.68%) Mentoring
19 27 (14.59%) Capacity Planning
19 27 (14.59%) VPN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (11.35%) MS Exchange
1 21 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (5.41%) Apache
2 10 (5.41%) nginx
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
2 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (5.41%) Amazon S3
1 10 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 122 (65.95%) Firewall
2 60 (32.43%) LAN
2 60 (32.43%) WAN
3 45 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (22.70%) DNS
5 37 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 31 (16.76%) SAN
7 30 (16.22%) DHCP
8 27 (14.59%) VPN
9 26 (14.05%) Cisco PIX
10 24 (12.97%) VoIP
11 19 (10.27%) MPLS
12 12 (6.49%) NAS
13 11 (5.95%) Wireless
14 10 (5.41%) SSL
15 8 (4.32%) Ethernet
16 6 (3.24%) PBX
17 5 (2.70%) TCP/IP
18 4 (2.16%) VLAN
18 4 (2.16%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.03%) MySQL
2 10 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (11.89%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.03%) Games
3 5 (2.70%) Law
3 5 (2.70%) Legal
4 2 (1.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (27.03%) Network Engineer
2 34 (18.38%) Analyst
3 33 (17.84%) Network Analyst
4 30 (16.22%) Network Security Analyst
4 30 (16.22%) Security Analyst
5 26 (14.05%) Network Specialist
6 25 (13.51%) Security Specialist
6 25 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (12.97%) Consultant
8 23 (12.43%) Network Security Specialist
9 16 (8.65%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (8.65%) Security Consultant
9 16 (8.65%) Security Engineer
10 14 (7.57%) Network Consultant
10 14 (7.57%) Network Security Consultant
11 8 (4.32%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 7 (3.78%) Security Manager
13 6 (3.24%) Information Security Manager
13 6 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
13 6 (3.24%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.41%) Web Services
2 3 (1.62%) Symfony
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
3 1 (0.54%) CSS
3 1 (0.54%) HTML5
3 1 (0.54%) CSS3
3 1 (0.54%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.54%) YUI
3 1 (0.54%) jQuery
3 1 (0.54%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.41%) Clustering
3 5 (2.70%) CMDB
4 4 (2.16%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.54%) CESG
5 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.54%) User Experience
5 1 (0.54%) BYOD
5 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.54%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.32%) Windows
2 23 (12.43%) Linux
3 10 (5.41%) UNIX
3 10 (5.41%) CentOS
4 2 (1.08%) Solaris
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.22%) ITIL
2 43 (23.24%) Incident Management
3 37 (20.00%) Project Management
4 29 (15.68%) Mentoring
5 27 (14.59%) Capacity Planning
6 26 (14.05%) E-Commerce
7 18 (9.73%) Load Balancing
8 13 (7.03%) Information Security
9 12 (6.49%) Migration
10 11 (5.95%) Trend Analysis
10 11 (5.95%) Network Architecture
11 8 (4.32%) Network Design
12 7 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.78%) Data Protection
13 4 (2.16%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (2.16%) SIEM
13 4 (2.16%) OO
14 3 (1.62%) OOP
14 3 (1.62%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.03%) PHP
2 10 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.08%) SQL
4 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 108 (58.38%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (52.97%) CCNP
3 72 (38.92%) CCNA
4 48 (25.95%) CCSA
5 43 (23.24%) ITIL Certification
6 37 (20.00%) CCSP
7 30 (16.22%) CCSE
8 10 (5.41%) Degree
9 8 (4.32%) CCEE
9 8 (4.32%) CCAA
9 8 (4.32%) CCIA
9 8 (4.32%) CCA
9 8 (4.32%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.24%) MCTS
10 6 (3.24%) MCP
11 3 (1.62%) CISSP
11 3 (1.62%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.62%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) SLA
1 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (17.30%) Active Directory
2 31 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.32%) XenApp
3 8 (4.32%) XenServer
3 8 (4.32%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.78%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.16%) Xen
5 4 (2.16%) NFS
6 2 (1.08%) Snort
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.95%) Nagios
2 8 (4.32%) XenMobile
3 6 (3.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.54%) OpenView
4 1 (0.54%) Foglight
4 1 (0.54%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.54%) Nmap
4 1 (0.54%) Nessus
4 1 (0.54%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 148 (80.00%) Cisco
2 91 (49.19%) CheckPoint
3 33 (17.84%) VMware
3 33 (17.84%) Microsoft
4 30 (16.22%) HP
5 26 (14.05%) Juniper
6 25 (13.51%) Blue Coat
7 23 (12.43%) F5
8 19 (10.27%) Citrix
9 13 (7.03%) ArcSight
10 11 (5.95%) Sourcefire
11 6 (3.24%) Akamai
11 6 (3.24%) QNAP
11 6 (3.24%) Symantec
11 6 (3.24%) Dell
11 6 (3.24%) EMC
12 4 (2.16%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.16%) Splunk
12 4 (2.16%) Sophos
13 3 (1.62%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accumuli
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago