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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 146 123
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 57 55 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.61% 1.39% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.46% 8.55% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 88
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 545 643 715
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 15.38% 16.29% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 437 525 598
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 34 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Bradford +7 10 £30,000 -56.20%
Wakefield +10 3 £32,500 -22.61% 1
Pudsey - 2 £52,500 - 1
Wetherby - 1 £37,500 -
Network Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 40 (53.33%) Firewall
2 36 (48.00%) Cisco
3 31 (41.33%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (30.67%) Linux
4 23 (30.67%) Python
5 20 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 20 (26.67%) CCNA
5 20 (26.67%) VMware
6 19 (25.33%) CCNP
7 17 (22.67%) WAN
8 16 (21.33%) LAN
9 14 (18.67%) Red Hat
9 14 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
10 13 (17.33%) Windows
11 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (16.00%) Security Operations
12 11 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (14.67%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
13 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (13.33%) Information Security
14 9 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (12.00%) Security Operations Centre
14 9 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
15 8 (10.67%) High Availability
15 8 (10.67%) Penetration Testing
15 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (5.33%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.67%) Office 365
6 1 (1.33%) Force.com
6 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (53.33%) Firewall
2 17 (22.67%) WAN
3 16 (21.33%) LAN
4 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.67%) VPN
6 7 (9.33%) DNS
6 7 (9.33%) MPLS
7 5 (6.67%) Internet
8 4 (5.33%) VoIP
8 4 (5.33%) Wireless
8 4 (5.33%) Wireless Security
9 3 (4.00%) BGP
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.00%) DHCP
9 3 (4.00%) OSPF
9 3 (4.00%) SSL
9 3 (4.00%) VLAN
10 2 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.67%) NGN
10 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) JMeter
2 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (4.00%) Selenium
2 3 (4.00%) Subversion
2 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Games
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Analyst
2 25 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 23 (30.67%) Network Analyst
4 21 (28.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Security Manager
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Network Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Security Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Firewall Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Operational Security Manager
8 6 (8.00%) Operations Manager
8 6 (8.00%) Security Operations Manager
9 5 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (6.67%) Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Network Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) Web Services
3 4 (5.33%) CSS
3 4 (5.33%) HTML
3 4 (5.33%) JSON
3 4 (5.33%) Node.js
3 4 (5.33%) XML
4 3 (4.00%) EDI
4 3 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.67%) iPad
3 2 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Linux
2 13 (17.33%) Windows
3 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.33%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) Debian
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Security Operations
2 11 (14.67%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (13.33%) Information Security
4 9 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.67%) High Availability
5 8 (10.67%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.33%) DevOps
6 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.33%) Release Management
6 7 (9.33%) SIEM
7 6 (8.00%) Resource Management
7 6 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) Python
2 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.00%) C#
3 6 (8.00%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) Ruby
4 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) Perl
5 2 (2.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (41.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (26.67%) CCNA
3 19 (25.33%) CCNP
4 3 (4.00%) CISSP
5 2 (2.67%) CEH
5 2 (2.67%) CISA
5 2 (2.67%) CISM
6 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCIE
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.00%) SLA
4 2 (2.67%) COBIT
5 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.67%) Docker
4 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Ansible
1 5 (6.67%) Nessus
1 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.67%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (5.33%) Nagios
2 4 (5.33%) Salt
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.33%) SCSM
4 1 (1.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) Cisco
2 20 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 20 (26.67%) VMware
3 14 (18.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.00%) Splunk
5 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.67%) Qualys
6 4 (5.33%) Juniper
6 4 (5.33%) New Relic
7 3 (4.00%) F5
7 3 (4.00%) HP
7 3 (4.00%) Perforce
8 2 (2.67%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.33%) Citrix
9 1 (1.33%) Dell
9 1 (1.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) Lotus
9 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.33%) Trend Micro
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + On-Call + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago