Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Network Security Specialist was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security Specialist
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 214 231
Rank change year-on-year +60 +17 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 7 4 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.089% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.091% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 29
Median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +21.21% +4.21%
Yorkshire median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +20.00% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,936 4,400 6,453
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 97.39% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,506 3,765 5,520
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -3.37% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £64,350 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

Network Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Network Security Specialist in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Specialist in West Yorkshire

Network Security Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security Specialist in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Network Security Specialist in West Yorkshire

Network Security Specialist
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +39 7 £64,000 +6.67%
Network Security Specialist
Yorkshire

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, Network Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Network Security Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
1 7 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 7 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 7 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 7 (100.00%) Security Operations

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 7 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 7 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft