Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 154 144
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 -53
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 110 134 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.61% 1.74% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.87% 11.26% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 87 88 192
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,400 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,300 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1115 1190 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.34% 15.48% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 947 994 1214
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in West Yorkshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Network Security in West Yorkshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in West Yorkshire

Network Security
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -2 84 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Wakefield +2 7 £33,750 -19.64%
Bradford +10 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Pudsey - 6 £52,500 -
Castleford +10 2 £50,000 -
Halifax +22 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Network Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 77 (70.00%) Firewall
2 68 (61.82%) Cisco
3 47 (42.73%) WAN
3 47 (42.73%) LAN
4 42 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (31.82%) CCNA
6 27 (24.55%) ITIL
7 26 (23.64%) CCNP
8 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 25 (22.73%) Windows
9 22 (20.00%) Linux
9 22 (20.00%) VMware
10 21 (19.09%) VPN
11 20 (18.18%) Wireless
11 20 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (16.36%) VoIP
12 18 (16.36%) CheckPoint
13 17 (15.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (15.45%) Finance
13 17 (15.45%) MPLS
14 16 (14.55%) Python
15 14 (12.73%) WLAN
16 13 (11.82%) VLAN
16 13 (11.82%) Network Architecture
17 12 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (10.91%) Load Balancing
17 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
17 12 (10.91%) BGP
17 12 (10.91%) CISSP

Network Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) JBoss
3 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.64%) Office 365
4 3 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.82%) IaaS
5 2 (1.82%) PaaS
5 2 (1.82%) SaaS
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.91%) Boomi
6 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 77 (70.00%) Firewall
2 47 (42.73%) LAN
2 47 (42.73%) WAN
3 21 (19.09%) VPN
4 20 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (18.18%) Wireless
5 18 (16.36%) VoIP
6 17 (15.45%) MPLS
7 14 (12.73%) WLAN
8 13 (11.82%) VLAN
9 12 (10.91%) BGP
9 12 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
10 8 (7.27%) OSPF
11 7 (6.36%) DNS
11 7 (6.36%) EIGRP
11 7 (6.36%) Internet
11 7 (6.36%) IPsec
11 7 (6.36%) SNMP
11 7 (6.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) MySQL
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.91%) JMeter
1 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
1 1 (0.91%) Selenium
1 1 (0.91%) Subversion
1 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Retail
3 5 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Analyst
2 26 (23.64%) Network Engineer
3 25 (22.73%) Network Analyst
4 22 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 19 (17.27%) Network Security Analyst
6 18 (16.36%) Security Engineer
7 16 (14.55%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
10 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (7.27%) Cisco Analyst
10 8 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (7.27%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 8 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (6.36%) Architect
11 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (6.36%) Network Specialist
12 6 (5.45%) Cisco Specialist
12 6 (5.45%) Project Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
1 1 (0.91%) CSS
1 1 (0.91%) EDI
1 1 (0.91%) HTML
1 1 (0.91%) JSON
1 1 (0.91%) Node.js
1 1 (0.91%) REST
1 1 (0.91%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.91%) Web Services
1 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.73%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) iPad
5 2 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.91%) CMDB
6 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) New Media
6 1 (0.91%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.73%) Windows
2 22 (20.00%) Linux
3 11 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.45%) Unix
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.64%) Solaris
7 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.73%) AIX
8 3 (2.73%) HPUX
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.91%) Android
10 1 (0.91%) Debian
10 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) ITIL
2 17 (15.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (11.82%) Network Architecture
4 12 (10.91%) Load Balancing
5 11 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.09%) Information Security
7 9 (8.18%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (8.18%) Supplier Management
8 7 (6.36%) Change Control
8 7 (6.36%) High Availability
8 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.36%) Network Design
8 7 (6.36%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (6.36%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.45%) DevOps
9 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.55%) Python
2 5 (4.55%) Ruby
3 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.64%) SQL
4 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.82%) C
5 2 (1.82%) C#
5 2 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.91%) Perl
6 1 (0.91%) PHP
6 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (31.82%) CCNA
3 26 (23.64%) CCNP
4 12 (10.91%) CISSP
5 8 (7.27%) CCIE
5 8 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.36%) CISM
7 5 (4.55%) CCSA
8 4 (3.64%) CEH
8 4 (3.64%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.64%) MCSE
9 3 (2.73%) HNC
9 3 (2.73%) JNCIS
9 3 (2.73%) MCITP
10 2 (1.82%) CCDP
10 2 (1.82%) Degree
10 2 (1.82%) MCSA
10 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.55%) SLA
3 4 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.82%) GDPR
4 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.91%) NIST 800
System Software
1 20 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (5.45%) vSphere
3 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.55%) VMware NSX
4 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.82%) Docker
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) WMI
2 6 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (5.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.64%) Puppet
4 3 (2.73%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.82%) Ansible
5 2 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.82%) Nessus
6 1 (0.91%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.91%) Nagios
6 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.91%) Salt
6 1 (0.91%) SCSM
6 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.91%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (61.82%) Cisco
2 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (20.00%) VMware
4 18 (16.36%) CheckPoint
5 11 (10.00%) HP
6 10 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 9 (8.18%) Juniper
7 9 (8.18%) Palo Alto
7 9 (8.18%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.45%) Avaya
8 6 (5.45%) Splunk
9 3 (2.73%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.73%) CyberArk
9 3 (2.73%) Google
9 3 (2.73%) LogRhythm
9 3 (2.73%) NETGEAR
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle
9 3 (2.73%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.82%) F5
10 2 (1.82%) FireEye