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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 79 53 125
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +72
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 101 163 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.85% 4.40% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.15% 18.98% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 94 118 22
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
589 859 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.62% 23.18% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 491 620 336
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 128 (75.74%) Cisco
2 102 (60.36%) Firewall
3 98 (57.99%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (44.38%) CheckPoint
5 73 (43.20%) CCNP
5 73 (43.20%) CCNA
5 73 (43.20%) WAN
6 70 (41.42%) LAN
7 47 (27.81%) VMware
8 44 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (25.44%) Data Centre
9 43 (25.44%) ITIL
9 43 (25.44%) Microsoft
10 41 (24.26%) HP
10 41 (24.26%) SAN
11 40 (23.67%) Windows
12 36 (21.30%) VoIP
13 35 (20.71%) CCSA
14 34 (20.12%) VPN
15 33 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (18.34%) Active Directory
17 30 (17.75%) ITIL Certification
18 29 (17.16%) DNS
18 29 (17.16%) DHCP
18 29 (17.16%) Incident Management
18 29 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (16.57%) Cisco Nexus
19 28 (16.57%) MS Excel
19 28 (16.57%) Telecoms
20 27 (15.98%) Wireless

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (15.98%) MS Exchange
1 27 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (6.51%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (16.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 102 (60.36%) Firewall
2 73 (43.20%) WAN
3 70 (41.42%) LAN
4 41 (24.26%) SAN
5 36 (21.30%) VoIP
6 34 (20.12%) VPN
7 33 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (17.16%) DNS
8 29 (17.16%) DHCP
9 28 (16.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (15.98%) Wireless
11 25 (14.79%) Cisco PIX
12 11 (6.51%) Wireless Security
12 11 (6.51%) NAS
13 7 (4.14%) Internet
13 7 (4.14%) MPLS
14 3 (1.78%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
15 2 (1.18%) FTP
15 2 (1.18%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.83%) MySQL
2 11 (6.51%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (16.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.33%) Games
3 5 (2.96%) Law
4 4 (2.37%) Retail
5 3 (1.78%) Finance
6 2 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (25.44%) Network Engineer
2 35 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (19.53%) Security Specialist
4 27 (15.98%) Network Specialist
4 27 (15.98%) Network Security Specialist
5 17 (10.06%) Analyst
6 15 (8.88%) Network Consultant
6 15 (8.88%) Consultant
6 15 (8.88%) Security Consultant
6 15 (8.88%) Network Security Consultant
6 15 (8.88%) Security Engineer
7 11 (6.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.51%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (6.51%) Sales Consultant
7 11 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.51%) Administrator
7 11 (6.51%) Network Analyst
7 11 (6.51%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 10 (5.92%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.33%) Symfony
2 2 (1.18%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.59%) HTML
3 1 (0.59%) CSS
3 1 (0.59%) Dojo
3 1 (0.59%) YUI
3 1 (0.59%) jQuery
3 1 (0.59%) HTML5
3 1 (0.59%) CSS3
3 1 (0.59%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.44%) Data Centre
2 29 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.55%) CESG
4 2 (1.18%) PKI
4 2 (1.18%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.59%) BYOD
5 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.67%) Windows
2 23 (13.61%) Linux
3 19 (11.24%) UNIX
4 14 (8.28%) Solaris
5 11 (6.51%) AIX
5 11 (6.51%) HPUX
6 3 (1.78%) Debian
6 3 (1.78%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.44%) ITIL
2 29 (17.16%) Incident Management
3 27 (15.98%) Mentoring
4 26 (15.38%) Project Management
5 25 (14.79%) E-Commerce
5 25 (14.79%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.51%) DevOps
7 11 (6.51%) Software Delivery
8 10 (5.92%) OO
8 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.33%) OOP
9 9 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (5.33%) OO PHP
10 8 (4.73%) Cyber Security
10 8 (4.73%) Information Security
11 6 (3.55%) Social Engineering
12 5 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (2.96%) SIEM
12 5 (2.96%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.33%) PHP
2 3 (1.78%) SQL
3 2 (1.18%) C
4 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 98 (57.99%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (43.20%) CCNP
2 73 (43.20%) CCNA
3 35 (20.71%) CCSA
4 30 (17.75%) ITIL Certification
5 27 (15.98%) CCSP
5 27 (15.98%) CCSE
6 12 (7.10%) Degree
7 11 (6.51%) HP ASE
8 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.96%) CISSP
9 4 (2.37%) CISM
10 3 (1.78%) CISA
10 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.18%) CCVP
11 2 (1.18%) MCSE
11 2 (1.18%) MCSA
11 2 (1.18%) CCDA
11 2 (1.18%) CCDP
12 1 (0.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (18.34%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.51%) Xen
3 11 (6.51%) KVM
3 11 (6.51%) XenServer
3 11 (6.51%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Nessus
2 6 (3.55%) Nmap
2 6 (3.55%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.59%) OpenView
3 1 (0.59%) Nagios
3 1 (0.59%) Foglight
3 1 (0.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 128 (75.74%) Cisco
2 75 (44.38%) CheckPoint
3 47 (27.81%) VMware
4 43 (25.44%) Microsoft
5 41 (24.26%) HP
6 13 (7.69%) Oracle
7 11 (6.51%) Huawei
8 9 (5.33%) Zend
8 9 (5.33%) Citrix
9 7 (4.14%) Juniper
9 7 (4.14%) F5
10 6 (3.55%) Acunetix
11 5 (2.96%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.37%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.78%) Sourcefire
13 3 (1.78%) ArcSight
13 3 (1.78%) Imperva
14 2 (1.18%) SonicWALL
15 1 (0.59%) Google
15 1 (0.59%) Avaya
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