Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 130 119
Rank change year-on-year -11 -11 -47
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 81 106 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.66% 1.97% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.14% 13.05% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 66 170
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £34,250 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £51,850 £66,125 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +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 667 812 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.65% 15.07% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 574 695 985
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.21% -0.65% -4.38%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 63 (77.78%) Firewall
2 48 (59.26%) Cisco
3 35 (43.21%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (40.74%) LAN
4 33 (40.74%) WAN
5 30 (37.04%) CCNA
6 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
6 23 (28.40%) CCNP
7 19 (23.46%) VMware
8 18 (22.22%) Linux
8 18 (22.22%) Windows
9 17 (20.99%) ITIL
9 17 (20.99%) CheckPoint
9 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (19.75%) Python
11 14 (17.28%) Finance
11 14 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (16.05%) Network Architecture
13 12 (14.81%) Wireless
13 12 (14.81%) CISSP
14 11 (13.58%) VPN
14 11 (13.58%) VoIP
14 11 (13.58%) Load Balancing
15 10 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (12.35%) WLAN
15 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
15 10 (12.35%) Information Security
16 9 (11.11%) Retail
16 9 (11.11%) MPLS
16 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP

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 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.70%) JBoss
2 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.47%) IaaS
4 2 (2.47%) PaaS
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) Boomi
5 1 (1.23%) Office 365
5 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 63 (77.78%) Firewall
2 33 (40.74%) LAN
2 33 (40.74%) WAN
3 14 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (14.81%) Wireless
5 11 (13.58%) VoIP
5 11 (13.58%) VPN
6 10 (12.35%) WLAN
7 9 (11.11%) MPLS
7 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 8 (9.88%) BGP
8 8 (9.88%) VLAN
9 7 (8.64%) SNMP
10 6 (7.41%) HSRP
10 6 (7.41%) Internet
11 5 (6.17%) DNS
12 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (4.94%) Junos
12 4 (4.94%) OSPF
12 4 (4.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.23%) JMeter
1 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.23%) Selenium
1 1 (1.23%) Subversion
1 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Retail
3 5 (6.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Network Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Analyst
2 22 (27.16%) Security Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) Network Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) Network Security Analyst
4 17 (20.99%) Security Engineer
5 15 (18.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Network Specialist
7 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Cisco Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Firewall Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Project Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
1 1 (1.23%) CSS
1 1 (1.23%) HTML
1 1 (1.23%) JSON
1 1 (1.23%) Node.js
1 1 (1.23%) REST
1 1 (1.23%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.23%) Web Services
1 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (4.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) iPad
4 1 (1.23%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Linux
1 18 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.17%) Unix
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) Solaris
6 3 (3.70%) AIX
6 3 (3.70%) HPUX
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) Android
7 1 (1.23%) Debian
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Network Architecture
3 11 (13.58%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.35%) Information Security
5 9 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (9.88%) High Availability
6 8 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (8.64%) Change Control
7 7 (8.64%) Network Design
7 7 (8.64%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.41%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.17%) Creative Thinking
9 5 (6.17%) Data Protection
9 5 (6.17%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.17%) Network Optimisation
10 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.94%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) Python
2 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.94%) Ruby
3 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.70%) SQL
4 2 (2.47%) C
5 1 (1.23%) C#
5 1 (1.23%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (43.21%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (37.04%) CCNA
3 23 (28.40%) CCNP
4 12 (14.81%) CISSP
5 8 (9.88%) CCIE
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (8.64%) CISM
7 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.94%) CCSA
8 4 (4.94%) CEH
8 4 (4.94%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.94%) MCSE
9 3 (3.70%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.70%) MCITP
10 2 (2.47%) CCDP
10 2 (2.47%) CISA
10 2 (2.47%) EMCIE
10 2 (2.47%) EMCTA
10 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.94%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (3.70%) SLA
4 2 (2.47%) GDPR
4 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.23%) NIST 800
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (7.41%) vSphere
3 5 (6.17%) VMware NSX
4 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) WMI
2 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.94%) Puppet
3 3 (3.70%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.47%) Ansible
4 2 (2.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.47%) Nessus
5 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.23%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.23%) Salt
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 48 (59.26%) Cisco
2 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.46%) VMware
4 17 (20.99%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
6 9 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 9 (11.11%) HP
7 8 (9.88%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.41%) Avaya
8 6 (7.41%) Juniper
9 4 (4.94%) Splunk
10 3 (3.70%) ArcSight
10 3 (3.70%) CyberArk
10 3 (3.70%) Google
10 3 (3.70%) LogRhythm
10 3 (3.70%) NETGEAR
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle
10 3 (3.70%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.47%) FireEye
11 2 (2.47%) McAfee