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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 68 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 7 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.94% 2.74% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 15.48% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
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
134 84 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.01% 17.68% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 110 72 102
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,980 £23,000 £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 16 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 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 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) SNMP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (50.00%) Xen
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 5 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 5 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Telematics
2 5 (50.00%) Ganglia
2 5 (50.00%) nginx
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) SNMP
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Maven
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network 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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 5 (50.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 5 (50.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Xen
1 5 (50.00%) KVM
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Capita
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint