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 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 60 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.66% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 4.48% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Average salary £55,000 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.92% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
85 134 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.14% 19.01% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 71 100 76
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,590 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (63.64%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) GCIA
2 5 (45.45%) CEH
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) CISA
4 3 (27.27%) Network Design
4 3 (27.27%) GCIH
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Presales
5 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Junos
5 2 (18.18%) CloudStack
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
5 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) CloudStack
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Junos
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) RIP
3 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
1 3 (27.27%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CEH
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
1 5 (45.45%) GCIA
2 4 (36.36%) CISA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) GCIH
4 2 (18.18%) CCDA
4 2 (18.18%) CCSA
4 2 (18.18%) CCSE
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) GIAC
5 1 (9.09%) CCDP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
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