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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 71 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.56% 1.01% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 5.88% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 12
Average salary £41,250 £55,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +64.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £56,238 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
147 153 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.31% 17.15% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 112 123 93
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,500 £48,500
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +3 15 £41,000 -27.09%
Doncaster - 5 £41,500 -
Network Security
Yorkshire

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (85.71%) LAN
1 18 (85.71%) WAN
1 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (57.14%) MCSE
3 12 (57.14%) ITIL
4 11 (52.38%) CCNA
4 11 (52.38%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (52.38%) MPLS
4 11 (52.38%) Supplier Management
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco
6 9 (42.86%) Information Security
7 8 (38.10%) IPsec
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
8 7 (33.33%) Network Architecture
8 7 (33.33%) VPN
8 7 (33.33%) WatchGuard
8 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
8 7 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.52%) Linux
10 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
10 2 (9.52%) Websense
10 2 (9.52%) VMware
10 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) LAN
1 18 (85.71%) WAN
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) MPLS
4 8 (38.10%) IPsec
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (33.33%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.76%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.76%) OSPF
7 1 (4.76%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
7 1 (4.76%) DNS
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Manager
1 8 (38.10%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Specialist
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
2 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Supplier Management
3 9 (42.86%) Information Security
4 7 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 7 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (57.14%) MCSE
2 11 (52.38%) CCNA
2 11 (52.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCSE
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Websense
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
4 1 (4.76%) Imperva
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.76%) BT
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) F5