Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 149 153
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 -30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 55 76 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.41% 1.60% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.44% 10.98% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 47 60 58
Leeds median annual salary £46,948 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.33% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,500 £34,250 £30,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £67,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 527 692 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.54% 14.59% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 462 593 695
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £59,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% -

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 40 (72.73%) Firewall
2 24 (43.64%) Cisco
3 20 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 20 (36.36%) Security Operations
4 19 (34.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
5 17 (30.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
6 16 (29.09%) WAN
7 14 (25.45%) LAN
7 14 (25.45%) Wireless
7 14 (25.45%) Finance
8 13 (23.64%) VPN
8 13 (23.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (21.82%) VLAN
9 12 (21.82%) Windows
10 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (20.00%) IPsec
10 11 (20.00%) VPLS
11 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (18.18%) VMware
12 9 (16.36%) SAN
12 9 (16.36%) WLAN
12 9 (16.36%) HP
12 9 (16.36%) MPLS
12 9 (16.36%) BGP
12 9 (16.36%) DNS
12 9 (16.36%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (14.55%) Windows Server

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 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) CloudStack
2 2 (3.64%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.91%) Office 365
3 5 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.45%) IaaS
4 3 (5.45%) PaaS
4 3 (5.45%) SaaS
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (72.73%) Firewall
2 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
2 16 (29.09%) WAN
3 14 (25.45%) LAN
3 14 (25.45%) Wireless
4 13 (23.64%) VPN
5 12 (21.82%) VLAN
6 11 (20.00%) IPsec
6 11 (20.00%) VPLS
7 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (16.36%) BGP
8 9 (16.36%) DNS
8 9 (16.36%) MPLS
8 9 (16.36%) SAN
8 9 (16.36%) WLAN
9 8 (14.55%) EIGRP
9 8 (14.55%) VoIP
10 6 (10.91%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (10.91%) Internet
10 6 (10.91%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) Power BI
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Security Specialist
2 14 (25.45%) Network Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 11 (20.00%) Network Specialist
4 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (7.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Cyberattack
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.91%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) AIX
4 2 (3.64%) Debian
4 2 (3.64%) HPUX
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
4 2 (3.64%) Unix
5 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Security Operations
2 19 (34.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (16.36%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (14.55%) Network Design
4 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Information Security
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) Network Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) SIEM
6 6 (10.91%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (9.09%) CRM
7 5 (9.09%) Security Patching
8 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (7.27%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.27%) Threat Intelligence
9 3 (5.45%) DevOps
9 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.64%) Python
1 2 (3.64%) Ruby
1 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.55%) CCNP
3 4 (7.27%) CCNA
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) CCIE
4 2 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.64%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.82%) CISA
5 1 (1.82%) CISM
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.82%) GSLC
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCDST
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 13 (23.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.64%) GDPR
4 1 (1.82%) COBIT
4 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
1 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) vSphere
2 2 (3.64%) Xen
2 2 (3.64%) XenServer
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Nagios
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (7.27%) Nessus
2 4 (7.27%) Packer
2 4 (7.27%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (3.64%) Ansible
3 2 (3.64%) Cobbler
3 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.18%) VMware
4 9 (16.36%) HP
5 8 (14.55%) Juniper
6 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.91%) F5
7 6 (10.91%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.27%) McAfee
8 4 (7.27%) Qualys
8 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (7.27%) ScanSafe
8 4 (7.27%) Zscaler
9 3 (5.45%) Citrix
10 2 (3.64%) Google
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle
10 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.64%) Symantec
10 2 (3.64%) WatchGuard