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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 68 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.08% 2.44% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 14.67% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +20.63%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Network Security
South 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 Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 75 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.89% 16.63% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 120 63 112
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Network Security
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Sheffield

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 6 (60.00%) VLAN
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 5 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (50.00%) Xen
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) SNMP
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (50.00%) nginx
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Telematics
3 5 (50.00%) Ganglia

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) VLAN
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) SNMP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) MSI
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (50.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Xen
1 5 (50.00%) KVM
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ganglia
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Capita
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint