Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 125 169
Rank change year-on-year -28 +44 -20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 27 99 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.82% 1.93% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 16.95% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 75 48
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £34,500 £39,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%

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 481 584 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.64% 11.40% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 424 469 555
Leeds median annual salary £44,875 £43,821 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +16.86% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,500 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +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 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) CheckPoint
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) Fortinet
4 13 (48.15%) CCSE
5 11 (40.74%) LAN
6 10 (37.04%) WAN
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (37.04%) Palo Alto
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco Firepower
7 9 (33.33%) CCNP
7 9 (33.33%) Linux
8 8 (29.63%) Juniper
9 7 (25.93%) CCNA
9 7 (25.93%) CCSA
10 6 (22.22%) MPLS
10 6 (22.22%) SIEM
10 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (22.22%) Coaching
11 5 (18.52%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (18.52%) DNS
11 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
12 4 (14.81%) Ticket Management
12 4 (14.81%) Information Security
12 4 (14.81%) Finance
12 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
12 4 (14.81%) WLAN
12 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.81%) VPN
12 4 (14.81%) CISSP

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) IaaS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) LAN
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco Firepower
3 10 (37.04%) WAN
4 6 (22.22%) MPLS
5 5 (18.52%) DNS
6 4 (14.81%) BGP
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.81%) VLAN
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
6 4 (14.81%) WLAN
7 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) SSL
8 2 (7.41%) DHCP
8 2 (7.41%) HTTP
8 2 (7.41%) IPsec
8 2 (7.41%) SMTP
8 2 (7.41%) Wireless
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Network Support
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Check Point Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Check Point Support
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Information Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Coaching
1 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (22.22%) SIEM
2 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security
3 4 (14.81%) Line Management
3 4 (14.81%) Ticket Management
4 3 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Internal Audit
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) CCSE
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (33.33%) CCNP
4 7 (25.93%) CCNA
4 7 (25.93%) CCSA
5 5 (18.52%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (14.81%) CISSP
7 3 (11.11%) CISM
8 2 (7.41%) CISA
8 2 (7.41%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (7.41%) Degree
8 2 (7.41%) GIAC
8 2 (7.41%) SANS
9 1 (3.70%) CEH
9 1 (3.70%) CRISC
9 1 (3.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (3.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 31000
3 1 (3.70%) GDPR
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) CheckPoint
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) Fortinet
3 10 (37.04%) Palo Alto
4 8 (29.63%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) LogRhythm
5 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.11%) Splunk
6 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) AlienVault
7 1 (3.70%) BeyondTrust
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) Centrify
7 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
7 1 (3.70%) Thycotic