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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 130 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 52 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.37% 1.69% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.93% 10.02% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 13
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,273 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
656 469 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.29% 16.85% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 514 375 380
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 18 April 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 117 (86.67%) Cisco
2 106 (78.52%) Firewall
3 88 (65.19%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (60.00%) CCNP
5 71 (52.59%) WAN
6 69 (51.11%) LAN
7 57 (42.22%) CheckPoint
7 57 (42.22%) MPLS
8 44 (32.59%) Incident Management
9 42 (31.11%) CCSP
10 37 (27.41%) CCSA
11 35 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (24.44%) VoIP
13 31 (22.96%) ITIL
13 31 (22.96%) Windows
14 30 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
15 26 (19.26%) FWSM
15 26 (19.26%) E-Commerce
15 26 (19.26%) Network Design
16 25 (18.52%) Information Security
17 23 (17.04%) HP
18 21 (15.56%) BGP
18 21 (15.56%) Network Architecture
19 19 (14.07%) Hyper-V
19 19 (14.07%) OSPF
19 19 (14.07%) SAN
19 19 (14.07%) VMware
20 18 (13.33%) Linux
21 17 (12.59%) Active Directory
22 16 (11.85%) CCNA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (11.85%) Apache
1 16 (11.85%) IIS
2 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 106 (78.52%) Firewall
2 71 (52.59%) WAN
3 69 (51.11%) LAN
4 57 (42.22%) MPLS
5 35 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (24.44%) VoIP
7 26 (19.26%) FWSM
8 21 (15.56%) BGP
9 19 (14.07%) OSPF
9 19 (14.07%) SAN
10 13 (9.63%) TCP/IP
10 13 (9.63%) Wireless
11 12 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (8.89%) VPN
12 9 (6.67%) DNS
12 9 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (5.19%) DHCP
13 7 (5.19%) EIGRP
13 7 (5.19%) VLAN
13 7 (5.19%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) MySQL
General
1 11 (8.15%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.96%) Games
4 2 (1.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (35.56%) Network Engineer
2 40 (29.63%) Analyst
3 38 (28.15%) Security Analyst
4 36 (26.67%) Network Analyst
5 34 (25.19%) Network Security Analyst
6 13 (9.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 13 (9.63%) Security Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.67%) Systems Manager
9 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Network Architect
11 4 (2.96%) IT Security Analyst
12 3 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.22%) Consultant
12 3 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
13 2 (1.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 2 (1.48%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
13 2 (1.48%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.48%) HTML5
1 2 (1.48%) CSS3
1 2 (1.48%) Backbone.js
1 2 (1.48%) YUI
1 2 (1.48%) jQuery
1 2 (1.48%) HTML
1 2 (1.48%) CSS
1 2 (1.48%) DOM
1 2 (1.48%) Dojo
1 2 (1.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.96%) Windows
2 18 (13.33%) Linux
3 16 (11.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.93%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.48%) UNIX
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.59%) Incident Management
2 31 (22.96%) ITIL
3 30 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 26 (19.26%) E-Commerce
4 26 (19.26%) Network Design
5 25 (18.52%) Information Security
6 21 (15.56%) Network Architecture
7 14 (10.37%) Trend Analysis
8 12 (8.89%) Network Management
9 9 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.67%) Supplier Management
9 9 (6.67%) Data Management
9 9 (6.67%) Time Management
9 9 (6.67%) Release Management
10 8 (5.93%) Load Balancing
11 7 (5.19%) Project Management
11 7 (5.19%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 5 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
13 4 (2.96%) SIEM
14 3 (2.22%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 8 (5.93%) Perl
2 8 (5.93%) PHP
2 8 (5.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 88 (65.19%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (60.00%) CCNP
3 42 (31.11%) CCSP
4 37 (27.41%) CCSA
5 16 (11.85%) CCNA
6 13 (9.63%) CISSP
7 11 (8.15%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (6.67%) CCIE
9 4 (2.96%) Degree
10 3 (2.22%) CEH
11 2 (1.48%) CCDP
11 2 (1.48%) CCVP
12 1 (0.74%) GCIA
12 1 (0.74%) GCIH
12 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.74%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.74%) CCDA
12 1 (0.74%) CCIP
12 1 (0.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) SLA
2 8 (5.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (14.07%) Hyper-V
2 17 (12.59%) Active Directory
3 16 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (5.93%) XenApp
4 8 (5.93%) XenDesktop
4 8 (5.93%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.93%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) ARCserve
2 8 (5.93%) Plesk
3 5 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 117 (86.67%) Cisco
2 57 (42.22%) CheckPoint
3 23 (17.04%) HP
4 19 (14.07%) VMware
5 16 (11.85%) Red Hat
6 15 (11.11%) Juniper
7 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.15%) ProCurve
9 9 (6.67%) Citrix
10 8 (5.93%) Dell
11 3 (2.22%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.22%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.48%) McAfee
12 2 (1.48%) Websense
12 2 (1.48%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.48%) Mitel
13 1 (0.74%) Clearswift
13 1 (0.74%) Symantec
13 1 (0.74%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago