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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 50 126 106
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 163 26 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.40% 1.00% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.06% 5.56% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 118 22 41
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
855 468 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.08% 18.01% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 616 336 366
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 28 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 189 (85.52%) Cisco
2 150 (67.87%) Firewall
3 145 (65.61%) Cisco Certification
4 131 (59.28%) CCNP
5 117 (52.94%) CheckPoint
6 104 (47.06%) WAN
7 97 (43.89%) LAN
8 85 (38.46%) MPLS
9 84 (38.01%) VoIP
10 71 (32.13%) Cisco ASA
11 61 (27.60%) Incident Management
12 58 (26.24%) CCNA
13 54 (24.43%) TCP/IP
14 53 (23.98%) CCSP
14 53 (23.98%) Capacity Planning
15 44 (19.91%) E-Commerce
16 43 (19.46%) FWSM
17 33 (14.93%) Load Balancing
17 33 (14.93%) CCSA
18 30 (13.57%) Windows
19 29 (13.12%) ITIL
19 29 (13.12%) Network Design
20 28 (12.67%) BGP
21 27 (12.22%) Juniper
22 24 (10.86%) VPN
23 20 (9.05%) OSPF
23 20 (9.05%) VMware
24 19 (8.60%) Finance
24 19 (8.60%) IP Telephony
25 18 (8.14%) Internet

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (2.71%) Apache
2 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.81%) IIS
3 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (67.87%) Firewall
2 104 (47.06%) WAN
3 97 (43.89%) LAN
4 85 (38.46%) MPLS
5 84 (38.01%) VoIP
6 71 (32.13%) Cisco ASA
7 54 (24.43%) TCP/IP
8 43 (19.46%) FWSM
9 28 (12.67%) BGP
10 24 (10.86%) VPN
11 20 (9.05%) OSPF
12 19 (8.60%) IP Telephony
13 18 (8.14%) Internet
14 16 (7.24%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (6.79%) DNS
16 14 (6.33%) DMZ
17 11 (4.98%) SSH
18 10 (4.52%) Wireless
18 10 (4.52%) DHCP
18 10 (4.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.71%) MySQL
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (8.60%) Finance
2 14 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.17%) Law
4 2 (0.90%) Games
4 2 (0.90%) Advertising
4 2 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (47.96%) Network Engineer
2 75 (33.94%) Analyst
3 57 (25.79%) Network Analyst
4 50 (22.62%) Security Analyst
5 43 (19.46%) Network Security Analyst
6 19 (8.60%) Security Engineer
7 13 (5.88%) Architect
8 12 (5.43%) Support Analyst
9 11 (4.98%) Network Architect
9 11 (4.98%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (4.98%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (4.07%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.62%) Network Support
11 8 (3.62%) IT Security Engineer
12 7 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (3.17%) Consultant
13 6 (2.71%) Operations Analyst
14 5 (2.26%) Network Manager
14 5 (2.26%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.62%) CMDB
1 8 (3.62%) SecurID
1 8 (3.62%) PKI
2 5 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.81%) NHS
4 3 (1.36%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.57%) Windows
2 14 (6.33%) Linux
3 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.17%) UNIX
5 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.90%) Solaris
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.60%) Incident Management
2 53 (23.98%) Capacity Planning
3 44 (19.91%) E-Commerce
4 33 (14.93%) Load Balancing
5 29 (13.12%) ITIL
5 29 (13.12%) Network Design
6 15 (6.79%) Project Management
7 14 (6.33%) Change Management
8 12 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (5.43%) DevOps
9 10 (4.52%) Information Security
9 10 (4.52%) Network Architecture
10 8 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.71%) Network Management
12 6 (2.71%) Resource Management
12 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (2.26%) Trend Analysis
13 5 (2.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.81%) Java
1 4 (1.81%) Perl
1 4 (1.81%) SQL
1 4 (1.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (1.81%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.36%) R
3 2 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 145 (65.61%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (59.28%) CCNP
3 58 (26.24%) CCNA
4 53 (23.98%) CCSP
5 33 (14.93%) CCSA
6 18 (8.14%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (6.79%) CCIE
8 12 (5.43%) CCSE
9 6 (2.71%) CISSP
10 5 (2.26%) CCDA
10 5 (2.26%) CCDP
11 4 (1.81%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.81%) CEH
12 3 (1.36%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.36%) CCVP
13 2 (0.90%) CCIP
13 2 (0.90%) Degree
14 1 (0.45%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.45%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.71%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.17%) XenApp
4 6 (2.71%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.81%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.81%) MetaFrame
5 4 (1.81%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.81%) ARCserve
2 3 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 189 (85.52%) Cisco
2 117 (52.94%) CheckPoint
3 27 (12.22%) Juniper
4 20 (9.05%) VMware
5 15 (6.79%) Citrix
6 9 (4.07%) SolarWinds
7 8 (3.62%) McAfee
8 7 (3.17%) IronPort
8 7 (3.17%) Blue Coat
8 7 (3.17%) ScanSafe
8 7 (3.17%) Microsoft
9 6 (2.71%) ArcSight
9 6 (2.71%) Fortinet
10 5 (2.26%) F5
11 4 (1.81%) Symantec
11 4 (1.81%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.36%) Riverbed
13 2 (0.90%) Websense
13 2 (0.90%) HP
13 2 (0.90%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Prof Certs
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Upto £45K Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago