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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 71 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.83% 0.74% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 4.81% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
123 104 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.11% 15.29% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 94 80 85
Average salary £35,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,385 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 27 February 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) WatchGuard
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
6 1 (14.29%) OSPF
6 1 (14.29%) BGP
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) MSI
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) HP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) IPsec
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) WatchGuard
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
4 1 (14.29%) Imperva
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
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