The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 138 134 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 123 130 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.80% 1.83% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.21% 9.83% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 119 107 85
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
Network Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1097 1323 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.03% 18.62% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 908 1025 780
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Network Security
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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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
West Yorkshire +2 91 £44,000 +10.00% 7
North Yorkshire -10 21 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South Yorkshire +6 8 £41,000 -4.91%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 212 (72.60%) Cisco
2 206 (70.55%) Firewall
3 145 (49.66%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (42.47%) CheckPoint
5 122 (41.78%) CCNP
6 94 (32.19%) WAN
7 91 (31.16%) LAN
8 90 (30.82%) CCNA
9 79 (27.05%) ITIL
10 77 (26.37%) Cisco ASA
11 73 (25.00%) DNS
12 66 (22.60%) Linux
13 60 (20.55%) Windows
14 59 (20.21%) VPN
14 59 (20.21%) VMware
15 57 (19.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 57 (19.52%) Microsoft
16 55 (18.84%) Active Directory
17 52 (17.81%) VoIP
18 51 (17.47%) DHCP
18 51 (17.47%) HP
19 50 (17.12%) Data Centre
20 48 (16.44%) ITIL Certification
21 47 (16.10%) CCSA
21 47 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
22 46 (15.75%) CCSE
23 44 (15.07%) F5
24 41 (14.04%) SAN
25 39 (13.36%) Juniper
25 39 (13.36%) Incident Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 35 (11.99%) MS Exchange
2 29 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (5.82%) Apache
4 11 (3.77%) nginx
5 4 (1.37%) IIS
6 3 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.68%) Site Server
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.42%) Amazon S3
3 10 (3.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 206 (70.55%) Firewall
2 94 (32.19%) WAN
3 91 (31.16%) LAN
4 77 (26.37%) Cisco ASA
5 73 (25.00%) DNS
6 59 (20.21%) VPN
7 52 (17.81%) VoIP
8 51 (17.47%) DHCP
9 47 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 41 (14.04%) SAN
11 37 (12.67%) MPLS
12 35 (11.99%) Cisco PIX
13 31 (10.62%) Wireless
14 27 (9.25%) OSPF
15 26 (8.90%) BGP
16 25 (8.56%) TCP/IP
17 20 (6.85%) IPsec
18 19 (6.51%) Cisco IOS
18 19 (6.51%) Internet
19 16 (5.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.25%) MySQL
2 10 (3.42%) MongoDB
2 10 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (6.16%) Metasploit
2 7 (2.40%) JIRA
3 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.68%) Subversion
3 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 30 (10.27%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.45%) Finance
3 9 (3.08%) Games
4 6 (2.05%) Retail
5 5 (1.71%) Legal
6 4 (1.37%) Law
7 3 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (27.05%) Network Engineer
2 49 (16.78%) Security Specialist
3 44 (15.07%) Network Specialist
3 44 (15.07%) Network Security Specialist
4 40 (13.70%) Analyst
5 36 (12.33%) Network Analyst
5 36 (12.33%) Security Engineer
6 34 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (10.96%) Security Analyst
8 31 (10.62%) Network Security Analyst
9 28 (9.59%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (6.85%) Consultant
11 16 (5.48%) Security Consultant
12 15 (5.14%) Developer
12 15 (5.14%) Infrastructure Manager
12 15 (5.14%) Network Consultant
12 15 (5.14%) Network Security Consultant
13 10 (3.42%) Senior Security Specialist
14 9 (3.08%) Senior Network Security Specialist
14 9 (3.08%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.77%) Web Services
2 9 (3.08%) Symfony
3 2 (0.68%) J2EE
3 2 (0.68%) SOAP
3 2 (0.68%) Memcached
3 2 (0.68%) REST
4 1 (0.34%) CSS3
4 1 (0.34%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.34%) Dojo
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) CSS
4 1 (0.34%) YUI
4 1 (0.34%) jQuery
4 1 (0.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.12%) Data Centre
2 34 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.42%) Clustering
4 7 (2.40%) PKI
5 6 (2.05%) Handset
5 6 (2.05%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.05%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.71%) CMDB
7 4 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.03%) CESG
9 2 (0.68%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) BYOD
9 2 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 66 (22.60%) Linux
2 60 (20.55%) Windows
3 28 (9.59%) UNIX
4 12 (4.11%) Solaris
4 12 (4.11%) CentOS
5 3 (1.03%) AIX
5 3 (1.03%) HPUX
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.68%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.05%) ITIL
2 39 (13.36%) Incident Management
3 35 (11.99%) Project Management
4 33 (11.30%) E-Commerce
4 33 (11.30%) Information Security
4 33 (11.30%) Mentoring
5 30 (10.27%) Capacity Planning
6 28 (9.59%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (7.53%) Risk Management
8 18 (6.16%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (5.82%) Network Architecture
10 16 (5.48%) Network Design
11 15 (5.14%) Load Balancing
12 13 (4.45%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (4.45%) SIEM
13 12 (4.11%) Supplier Management
14 10 (3.42%) Trend Analysis
14 10 (3.42%) Cyber Security
14 10 (3.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (3.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.30%) PHP
2 22 (7.53%) Python
3 19 (6.51%) Perl
4 11 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.37%) C
6 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.68%) SQL
8 1 (0.34%) Java
8 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 145 (49.66%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (41.78%) CCNP
3 90 (30.82%) CCNA
4 48 (16.44%) ITIL Certification
5 47 (16.10%) CCSA
6 46 (15.75%) CCSE
7 36 (12.33%) CCSP
8 24 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (6.16%) CISSP
10 16 (5.48%) MCSE
11 14 (4.79%) Degree
12 7 (2.40%) MCP
12 7 (2.40%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (2.05%) MCTS
14 5 (1.71%) CISM
15 4 (1.37%) CCEE
15 4 (1.37%) CCAA
15 4 (1.37%) CCIA
15 4 (1.37%) CISA
15 4 (1.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.37%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 57 (19.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (18.84%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.45%) XenServer
4 10 (3.42%) Xen
5 6 (2.05%) NFS
6 5 (1.71%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.37%) vSphere
7 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.37%) XenApp
7 4 (1.37%) KVM
8 3 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.68%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (6.51%) Nagios
2 18 (6.16%) Nessus
3 10 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.05%) OpenView
4 6 (2.05%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.71%) CORE IMPACT
5 5 (1.71%) SCOM
5 5 (1.71%) Nmap
6 4 (1.37%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.68%) logstash
7 2 (0.68%) Kibana
8 1 (0.34%) SCCM
8 1 (0.34%) Foglight
8 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 212 (72.60%) Cisco
2 124 (42.47%) CheckPoint
3 59 (20.21%) VMware
4 57 (19.52%) Microsoft
5 51 (17.47%) HP
6 44 (15.07%) F5
7 39 (13.36%) Juniper
8 35 (11.99%) Blue Coat
9 29 (9.93%) Citrix
10 19 (6.51%) Fortinet
11 14 (4.79%) Imperva
11 14 (4.79%) ArcSight
12 13 (4.45%) Infoblox
13 12 (4.11%) Sourcefire
14 11 (3.77%) SolarWinds
15 10 (3.42%) Symantec
15 10 (3.42%) Red Hat
16 9 (3.08%) McAfee
16 9 (3.08%) Zend
17 8 (2.74%) Dell
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