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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 74 123 101
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 112 57 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.03% 1.55% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.42% 9.16% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 103 36 25
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £45,000 £57,500
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
682 622 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.44% 16.89% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 549 477 353
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
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 30 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 168 (82.35%) Cisco
2 135 (66.18%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (66.18%) Firewall
3 126 (61.76%) CCNP
4 92 (45.10%) CheckPoint
5 81 (39.71%) ITIL
6 71 (34.80%) LAN
6 71 (34.80%) WAN
7 62 (30.39%) CCNA
7 62 (30.39%) CCSA
8 57 (27.94%) Incident Management
9 56 (27.45%) ITIL Certification
10 48 (23.53%) CCSP
11 47 (23.04%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (20.59%) MPLS
13 38 (18.63%) Project Management
14 34 (16.67%) Windows
15 33 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus
16 32 (15.69%) DNS
17 31 (15.20%) Mentoring
17 31 (15.20%) Capacity Planning
18 30 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (13.73%) E-Commerce
20 26 (12.75%) Juniper
20 26 (12.75%) VMware
20 26 (12.75%) Blue Coat
21 25 (12.25%) Microsoft
21 25 (12.25%) VoIP
22 24 (11.76%) F5
23 23 (11.27%) Cisco PIX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (4.90%) Apache
1 10 (4.90%) nginx
2 9 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (4.90%) Amazon S3
1 10 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (4.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 135 (66.18%) Firewall
2 71 (34.80%) WAN
2 71 (34.80%) LAN
3 47 (23.04%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (20.59%) MPLS
5 33 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (15.69%) DNS
7 25 (12.25%) VoIP
8 23 (11.27%) Cisco PIX
9 20 (9.80%) DHCP
10 19 (9.31%) SAN
10 19 (9.31%) VPN
11 14 (6.86%) Wireless
12 13 (6.37%) TCP/IP
13 12 (5.88%) NAS
14 10 (4.90%) BGP
14 10 (4.90%) SSL
15 6 (2.94%) PBX
15 6 (2.94%) Ethernet
15 6 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.90%) MySQL
1 10 (4.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 15 (7.35%) Games
2 10 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.45%) Law
3 5 (2.45%) Legal
4 3 (1.47%) Finance
4 3 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (30.39%) Analyst
1 62 (30.39%) Network Analyst
2 60 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 60 (29.41%) Security Analyst
2 60 (29.41%) Network Security Analyst
3 24 (11.76%) Consultant
4 21 (10.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (10.29%) Security Engineer
5 19 (9.31%) Network Specialist
6 17 (8.33%) Security Specialist
7 16 (7.84%) Security Consultant
8 15 (7.35%) Network Security Specialist
9 14 (6.86%) Network Security Consultant
9 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Network Consultant
10 10 (4.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 10 (4.90%) Cisco Analyst
10 10 (4.90%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 8 (3.92%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 7 (3.43%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.90%) Clustering
3 5 (2.45%) CMDB
4 4 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.98%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.98%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.67%) Windows
2 22 (10.78%) Linux
3 10 (4.90%) CentOS
4 9 (4.41%) UNIX
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.98%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (39.71%) ITIL
2 57 (27.94%) Incident Management
3 38 (18.63%) Project Management
4 31 (15.20%) Capacity Planning
4 31 (15.20%) Mentoring
5 28 (13.73%) E-Commerce
6 18 (8.82%) Load Balancing
7 15 (7.35%) Network Architecture
7 15 (7.35%) Trend Analysis
8 14 (6.86%) Information Security
9 13 (6.37%) Migration
10 12 (5.88%) Network Design
11 8 (3.92%) Data Protection
12 7 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (1.96%) Penetration Testing
15 3 (1.47%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (1.47%) SIEM
15 3 (1.47%) Cyber Security
16 2 (0.98%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.90%) PHP
1 10 (4.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (0.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (66.18%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (61.76%) CCNP
3 62 (30.39%) CCNA
3 62 (30.39%) CCSA
4 56 (27.45%) ITIL Certification
5 48 (23.53%) CCSP
6 22 (10.78%) CCSE
7 9 (4.41%) Degree
7 9 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (3.92%) CCEE
8 8 (3.92%) CCAA
8 8 (3.92%) CCIA
8 8 (3.92%) CCA
9 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.94%) MCP
10 6 (2.94%) MCTS
11 3 (1.47%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.47%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.47%) CISSP
12 2 (0.98%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.41%) XenApp
4 8 (3.92%) XenServer
4 8 (3.92%) XenDesktop
4 8 (3.92%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.96%) NFS
5 4 (1.96%) Xen
6 2 (0.98%) Snort
6 2 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.98%) UAG
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.39%) Nagios
2 8 (3.92%) XenMobile
3 7 (3.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.98%) SCCM
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
5 1 (0.49%) OpenView
5 1 (0.49%) Foglight
5 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 168 (82.35%) Cisco
2 92 (45.10%) CheckPoint
3 26 (12.75%) Juniper
3 26 (12.75%) VMware
3 26 (12.75%) Blue Coat
4 25 (12.25%) Microsoft
5 24 (11.76%) F5
6 22 (10.78%) Citrix
7 18 (8.82%) HP
8 13 (6.37%) ArcSight
9 11 (5.39%) Sourcefire
10 7 (3.43%) EMC
10 7 (3.43%) Symantec
11 6 (2.94%) Akamai
11 6 (2.94%) Dell
12 5 (2.45%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.96%) Splunk
13 4 (1.96%) Sophos
14 3 (1.47%) Fortinet
15 2 (0.98%) ScanSafe
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £68000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £54999 per annum + Bonus + Car + benefits.
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Full Benefits inc training
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