Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 135 125
Rank change year-on-year -26 -10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 31 84 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.85% 1.72% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.39% 13.25% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 67 70
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,500 £34,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,600 £65,100
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%

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 485 634 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.27% 13.00% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 434 550 666
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,375 £57,875
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco
3 12 (38.71%) LAN
4 11 (35.48%) WLAN
5 10 (32.26%) WAN
5 10 (32.26%) MPLS
5 10 (32.26%) BGP
5 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
5 10 (32.26%) Fortinet
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) CCNP
7 8 (25.81%) SolarWinds
7 8 (25.81%) VMware
7 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
7 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (22.58%) VPLS
8 7 (22.58%) VPN
8 7 (22.58%) SAN
8 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
8 7 (22.58%) Wireless

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 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) LAN
3 11 (35.48%) WLAN
4 10 (32.26%) BGP
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
4 10 (32.26%) MPLS
4 10 (32.26%) WAN
5 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (22.58%) IPsec
6 7 (22.58%) OSPF
6 7 (22.58%) SAN
6 7 (22.58%) VPLS
6 7 (22.58%) VPN
6 7 (22.58%) Wireless
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (19.35%) iSCSI
7 6 (19.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.23%) Power BI
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (16.13%) Security Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) IT Security Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Cyberattack
3 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
2 6 (19.35%) CRM
2 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
2 6 (19.35%) SIEM
2 6 (19.35%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (16.13%) Information Security
3 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Business Development
7 1 (3.23%) Data Management
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.81%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CCSE
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) CCSA
4 2 (6.45%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) CRISC
5 1 (3.23%) MCDST
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (16.13%) Nagios
1 5 (16.13%) Packer
1 5 (16.13%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) Fortinet
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) SolarWinds
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) F5
4 6 (19.35%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) ScanSafe
5 5 (16.13%) Zscaler
6 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
7 3 (9.68%) ArcSight
7 3 (9.68%) LogRhythm
7 3 (9.68%) Splunk
8 2 (6.45%) Juniper
9 1 (3.23%) Brocade
9 1 (3.23%) CyberArk
9 1 (3.23%) Lotus
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle
9 1 (3.23%) Sitecore