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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 72 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.71% 0.88% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 6.59% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £35,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.97% -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
133 91 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.00% 13.30% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 102 73 121
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £53,750
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 28 January 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Maven
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) VLAN
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Mac OS
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Telematics
4 5 (45.45%) Ganglia
4 5 (45.45%) nginx
4 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (45.45%) KVM
4 5 (45.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (45.45%) SNMP
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 5 (45.45%) Ubuntu
4 5 (45.45%) Smartphone
4 5 (45.45%) Xen
4 5 (45.45%) Degree

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (45.45%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) VLAN
3 5 (45.45%) SNMP
4 4 (36.36%) IPsec
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Maven
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) MSI
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Smartphone
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
1 5 (45.45%) Telematics
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Ubuntu
2 5 (45.45%) Mac OS
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
1 5 (45.45%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Xen
1 5 (45.45%) KVM
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Ganglia
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
4 1 (9.09%) Imperva
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat