Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 191 158
Rank change year-on-year +66 -33 -53
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 92 46 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.94% 0.90% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.75% 7.17% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 76 36 106
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £39,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 584 642 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.33% 12.63% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 484 538 700
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,975 £21,250 £24,225
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% +3.90%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Leeds

Network Security
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Leeds

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Leeds over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 67 (72.83%) Firewall
2 56 (60.87%) Cisco
3 48 (52.17%) Finance
4 39 (42.39%) Wireless
4 39 (42.39%) WAN
4 39 (42.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 37 (40.22%) Security Operations
6 36 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
8 34 (36.96%) Network Design
8 34 (36.96%) PCI DSS
9 33 (35.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 31 (33.70%) Office 365
10 31 (33.70%) VPN
11 29 (31.52%) TCP/IP
12 27 (29.35%) Penetration Testing
12 27 (29.35%) VLAN
13 26 (28.26%) DNS
13 26 (28.26%) VoIP
14 25 (27.17%) HTTP
14 25 (27.17%) Juniper
14 25 (27.17%) Vulnerability Management
15 23 (25.00%) VPLS
15 23 (25.00%) Nessus
15 23 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
15 23 (25.00%) CheckPoint
16 22 (23.91%) Salesforce.com
16 22 (23.91%) Wireless Security
16 22 (23.91%) Qualys
16 22 (23.91%) Threat Intelligence

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) JBoss
2 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.26%) CloudStack
3 3 (3.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (33.70%) Office 365
3 23 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (8.70%) IaaS
5 8 (8.70%) PaaS
5 8 (8.70%) SaaS
6 5 (5.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (72.83%) Firewall
2 39 (42.39%) WAN
2 39 (42.39%) Wireless
3 31 (33.70%) VPN
4 29 (31.52%) TCP/IP
5 27 (29.35%) VLAN
6 26 (28.26%) DNS
6 26 (28.26%) VoIP
7 25 (27.17%) HTTP
8 23 (25.00%) VPLS
9 22 (23.91%) Wireless Security
10 21 (22.83%) DWDM
10 21 (22.83%) HTTPS
10 21 (22.83%) IPsec
11 18 (19.57%) LAN
12 13 (14.13%) MPLS
13 9 (9.78%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (8.70%) Cisco Firepower
15 7 (7.61%) WLAN
16 6 (6.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) MySQL
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 48 (52.17%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.26%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Network Security Specialist
1 29 (31.52%) Network Specialist
1 29 (31.52%) Security Specialist
2 25 (27.17%) Security Engineer
3 22 (23.91%) Network Engineer
4 21 (22.83%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (15.22%) Analyst
5 14 (15.22%) SOC Analyst
6 13 (14.13%) Network Analyst
6 13 (14.13%) Network Security Analyst
6 13 (14.13%) Security Analyst
6 13 (14.13%) SOC Specialist
7 8 (8.70%) Architect
8 7 (7.61%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Network Architect
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Architect
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Network Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.43%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) PKI
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.52%) Mac OS X
3 6 (6.52%) Unix
3 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.52%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.43%) AIX
4 5 (5.43%) Debian
4 5 (5.43%) HPUX
4 5 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.43%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 37 (40.22%) Security Operations
3 34 (36.96%) Network Design
4 27 (29.35%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (27.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 22 (23.91%) Threat Intelligence
7 20 (21.74%) Data Analysis
8 18 (19.57%) Security Patching
9 17 (18.48%) ITIL
10 16 (17.39%) DDoS Mitigation
10 16 (17.39%) Issue Tracking
10 16 (17.39%) Social Engineering
11 14 (15.22%) B2B
11 14 (15.22%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (13.04%) Network Architecture
13 11 (11.96%) DevOps
14 10 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
15 8 (8.70%) Load Balancing
16 7 (7.61%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (5.43%) Python
1 5 (5.43%) Ruby
1 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
2 4 (4.35%) C
3 3 (3.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.61%) CISSP
3 6 (6.52%) CISM
4 5 (5.43%) CCNA
4 5 (5.43%) CISA
4 5 (5.43%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (4.35%) CCNP
5 4 (4.35%) GIAC
5 4 (4.35%) SANS
6 3 (3.26%) CCIE
6 3 (3.26%) Degree
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.17%) MCSE
7 2 (2.17%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.09%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.09%) MCSA
8 1 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.09%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (36.96%) PCI DSS
2 18 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (4.35%) ISO 31000
5 2 (2.17%) GDPR
5 2 (2.17%) NIST 800
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) vSphere
2 3 (3.26%) Xen
2 3 (3.26%) XenServer
3 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (25.00%) Nessus
2 6 (6.52%) Ansible
3 5 (5.43%) Cobbler
3 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.43%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 56 (60.87%) Cisco
2 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.17%) Juniper
4 23 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 22 (23.91%) Qualys
5 22 (23.91%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (10.87%) McAfee
7 7 (7.61%) Palo Alto
8 6 (6.52%) Apple
8 6 (6.52%) Intel
8 6 (6.52%) Rackspace
8 6 (6.52%) VMware
9 5 (5.43%) Citrix
9 5 (5.43%) Google
9 5 (5.43%) Oracle
9 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.26%) HP
11 2 (2.17%) CyberArk
11 2 (2.17%) NetIQ
11 2 (2.17%) Symantec