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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank - 73 93
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.15% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.69% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
115 144 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.06% 20.99% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 98 130 179
Average salary £42,250 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Meraki
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Meraki
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy