The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 81 90 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.13% 0.37% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 1.75% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Network Security
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 171 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.91% 21.24% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 111 158 89
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Leicestershire region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Network Security
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (66.67%) GIAC
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Snort
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) GIAC
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint