Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 170 159
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11 -45
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 69 59 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.55% 1.19% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 8.50% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 44 73
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,450 £34,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £66,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 601 694 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.49% 14.03% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 524 585 707
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.09% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,575 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% - -5.00%

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 55 (79.71%) Firewall
2 30 (43.48%) Cisco
3 29 (42.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 29 (42.03%) Security Operations
4 27 (39.13%) PCI DSS
4 27 (39.13%) Finance
5 26 (37.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
6 20 (28.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (24.64%) WAN
8 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 14 (20.29%) Wireless
9 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (18.84%) VPN
10 13 (18.84%) LAN
10 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (17.39%) Network Design
11 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (15.94%) VLAN
12 11 (15.94%) Office 365
12 11 (15.94%) Juniper
13 10 (14.49%) McAfee
13 10 (14.49%) ITIL
13 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
13 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (14.49%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (14.49%) VPLS
13 10 (14.49%) Cisco Firepower
14 9 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (13.04%) IPsec

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 (5.80%) CloudStack
1 4 (5.80%) JBoss
1 4 (5.80%) OpenStack
1 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.94%) Office 365
3 8 (11.59%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.25%) IaaS
4 5 (7.25%) PaaS
4 5 (7.25%) SaaS
5 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (79.71%) Firewall
2 17 (24.64%) WAN
3 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 14 (20.29%) Wireless
5 13 (18.84%) LAN
5 13 (18.84%) VPN
6 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (15.94%) VLAN
8 10 (14.49%) Cisco Firepower
8 10 (14.49%) VPLS
9 9 (13.04%) IPsec
10 8 (11.59%) DNS
10 8 (11.59%) VoIP
11 7 (10.14%) Wireless Security
12 6 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (8.70%) DWDM
12 6 (8.70%) HTTP
12 6 (8.70%) HTTPS
12 6 (8.70%) Intelligent Network
12 6 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Security Specialist
2 19 (27.54%) Network Security Specialist
2 19 (27.54%) Network Specialist
3 17 (24.64%) Network Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) Security Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Security Specialist
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.80%) Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) DevOps Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) IT Security Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Security Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Cyberattack
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Unix
4 4 (5.80%) AIX
4 4 (5.80%) Debian
4 4 (5.80%) HPUX
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.80%) Solaris
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Security Operations
1 29 (42.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 12 (17.39%) Network Design
3 10 (14.49%) ITIL
3 10 (14.49%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (11.59%) Security Management
6 7 (10.14%) DevOps
6 7 (10.14%) Information Security
6 7 (10.14%) Security Patching
6 7 (10.14%) Threat Intelligence
7 6 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) Identity Management
8 5 (7.25%) DDoS Mitigation
8 5 (7.25%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (7.25%) SIEM
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.80%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (5.80%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
1 4 (5.80%) Python
1 4 (5.80%) Ruby
1 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.04%) CCNP
3 5 (7.25%) CCNA
4 4 (5.80%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) CCIE
5 2 (2.90%) CISA
5 2 (2.90%) CISSP
5 2 (2.90%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.90%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.45%) CISM
6 1 (1.45%) GSLC
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCDST
6 1 (1.45%) MCP
6 1 (1.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.45%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.45%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.13%) PCI DSS
2 20 (28.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.90%) GDPR
5 1 (1.45%) COBIT
5 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) vSphere
1 4 (5.80%) Xen
1 4 (5.80%) XenServer
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Nessus
2 5 (7.25%) Ansible
3 4 (5.80%) Cobbler
3 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.80%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Cisco
2 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.94%) Juniper
4 10 (14.49%) McAfee
5 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.14%) Qualys
6 7 (10.14%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (10.14%) VMware
7 6 (8.70%) Intel
7 6 (8.70%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.80%) Citrix
8 4 (5.80%) Google
8 4 (5.80%) HP
8 4 (5.80%) Oracle
8 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.35%) Symantec
10 2 (2.90%) AlienVault
10 2 (2.90%) Brocade
10 2 (2.90%) Gemalto
10 2 (2.90%) Imperva