The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 67 83 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.46% 0.69% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.24% 3.49% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Average salary £57,500 £35,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.97% -10.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
Network Security
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 172 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.78% 19.75% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 100 129 100
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 South Yorkshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Network Security Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Network Security
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +15 11 £57,500 +61.97% 1
Network Security
Yorkshire

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 9 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (44.44%) WAN
5 8 (44.44%) Juniper
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (33.33%) F5
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (27.78%) CEH
8 5 (27.78%) Network Design
8 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) CISSP
8 5 (27.78%) GCIA
9 4 (22.22%) BGP
9 4 (22.22%) CISA
9 4 (22.22%) Migration
9 4 (22.22%) Middleware
9 4 (22.22%) OSPF
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (16.67%) DevOps
10 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
10 3 (16.67%) SIEM
10 3 (16.67%) CCNP
10 3 (16.67%) CCNA
10 3 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (16.67%) Linux
10 3 (16.67%) Wireless
10 3 (16.67%) GCIH

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) CloudStack
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (22.22%) BGP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
7 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (11.11%) Converged Networks
8 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
8 2 (11.11%) Internet
8 2 (11.11%) Junos
8 2 (11.11%) MPLS
8 2 (11.11%) RIP
8 2 (11.11%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (11.11%) VPN
9 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
1 11 (61.11%) Security Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Design
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CEH
2 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) GCIA
3 4 (22.22%) CISA
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) GCIH
5 2 (11.11%) CCDA
5 2 (11.11%) CCSA
5 2 (11.11%) CCSE
5 2 (11.11%) CISM
5 2 (11.11%) GIAC
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) CCDP
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 8 (44.44%) Juniper
4 6 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.11%) Aruba
6 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
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