Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 125 134
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -64
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 91 106 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.92% 2.01% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.77% 14.13% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 71 65 143
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £34,250 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £65,600 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

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 577 750 1,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.20% 14.20% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 498 630 887
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,075 £58,425 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 64 (70.33%) Firewall
2 54 (59.34%) Cisco
3 50 (54.95%) WAN
4 40 (43.96%) LAN
5 32 (35.16%) Wireless
5 32 (35.16%) Finance
6 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
7 26 (28.57%) ITIL
8 24 (26.37%) Windows
8 24 (26.37%) VPN
9 23 (25.27%) TCP/IP
9 23 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (24.18%) VoIP
10 22 (24.18%) VLAN
11 21 (23.08%) Network Design
11 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (23.08%) Network Architecture
12 20 (21.98%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (21.98%) CCNA
13 19 (20.88%) DNS
14 17 (18.68%) PCI DSS
14 17 (18.68%) Office 365
14 17 (18.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 16 (17.58%) Security Operations
15 16 (17.58%) MPLS
16 15 (16.48%) CISSP
16 15 (16.48%) Vulnerability Management
17 14 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (15.38%) Juniper
17 14 (15.38%) CheckPoint

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.40%) JBoss
3 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (18.68%) Office 365
3 10 (10.99%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (6.59%) IaaS
5 6 (6.59%) PaaS
5 6 (6.59%) SaaS
6 4 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.10%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 64 (70.33%) Firewall
2 50 (54.95%) WAN
3 40 (43.96%) LAN
4 32 (35.16%) Wireless
5 24 (26.37%) VPN
6 23 (25.27%) TCP/IP
7 22 (24.18%) VLAN
7 22 (24.18%) VoIP
8 19 (20.88%) DNS
9 16 (17.58%) MPLS
10 14 (15.38%) HTTP
11 13 (14.29%) IPsec
11 13 (14.29%) VPLS
11 13 (14.29%) WLAN
12 12 (13.19%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (12.09%) Wireless Security
14 10 (10.99%) DWDM
14 10 (10.99%) HTTPS
15 7 (7.69%) BGP
15 7 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) MySQL
General
1 32 (35.16%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Retail
3 5 (5.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Network Engineer
2 24 (26.37%) Security Engineer
3 18 (19.78%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (16.48%) Analyst
4 15 (16.48%) Network Specialist
4 15 (16.48%) Security Analyst
5 12 (13.19%) Network Analyst
5 12 (13.19%) Network Security Analyst
5 12 (13.19%) Security Specialist
6 10 (10.99%) Network Security Specialist
7 9 (9.89%) Architect
7 9 (9.89%) Network Architect
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Architect
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Network Architect
7 9 (9.89%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) SOC Specialist
8 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Project Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) PKI
4 4 (4.40%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.20%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.10%) CMDB
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.29%) Linux
4 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.59%) Mac OS X
5 6 (6.59%) Unix
5 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.49%) Solaris
7 4 (4.40%) AIX
7 4 (4.40%) HPUX
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.20%) Debian
9 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) ITIL
2 21 (23.08%) Network Architecture
2 21 (23.08%) Network Design
3 20 (21.98%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (18.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (17.58%) Security Operations
6 15 (16.48%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (13.19%) Information Security
8 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
9 10 (10.99%) Social Engineering
9 10 (10.99%) Threat Intelligence
10 9 (9.89%) B2B
10 9 (9.89%) Data Analysis
10 9 (9.89%) DDoS Mitigation
10 9 (9.89%) Issue Tracking
10 9 (9.89%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (9.89%) Security Patching
11 7 (7.69%) SIEM
12 6 (6.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) C
2 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.40%) Python
2 4 (4.40%) Ruby
2 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (21.98%) CCNA
3 15 (16.48%) CISSP
4 13 (14.29%) CCNP
5 12 (13.19%) CISM
6 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (8.79%) CCIE
7 8 (8.79%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (6.59%) CISA
9 5 (5.49%) MCSE
10 4 (4.40%) CCSA
10 4 (4.40%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (4.40%) GIAC
10 4 (4.40%) JNCIA
10 4 (4.40%) SANS
10 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.30%) CEH
11 3 (3.30%) JNCIS
11 3 (3.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) PCI DSS
2 12 (13.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (4.40%) GDPR
4 4 (4.40%) ISO 31000
5 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (3.30%) NIST 800
6 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.59%) vSphere
4 3 (3.30%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Nessus
2 4 (4.40%) Cobbler
2 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.40%) Puppet
3 3 (3.30%) WMI
4 2 (2.20%) Ansible
4 2 (2.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (59.34%) Cisco
2 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 14 (15.38%) Juniper
4 13 (14.29%) VMware
5 10 (10.99%) Qualys
5 10 (10.99%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (9.89%) HP
7 8 (8.79%) Fortinet
7 8 (8.79%) Palo Alto
8 6 (6.59%) Apple
8 6 (6.59%) Avaya
8 6 (6.59%) Rackspace
9 5 (5.49%) CyberArk
10 4 (4.40%) Google
10 4 (4.40%) Oracle
11 3 (3.30%) LogRhythm
11 3 (3.30%) NETGEAR
11 3 (3.30%) NetIQ
11 3 (3.30%) WatchGuard